Solcana fitness

We help people find strength in their bodies

So they can feel powerful in their lives

Solcana is a Minneapolis-based, queer-friendly, social-justice minded, feminist gym designed for folks of all fitness levels and backgrounds. We offer classes that will help you tap into your inner athlete and find the best version of you. Our mission: to offer high-quality, rigorous fitness to people in an accepting and supportive environment. Solcana is a place where everyone with an open heart can learn, thrive and grow in an inclusive community.


*Our Covid Policies: Vaccination is mandatory, masks are encouraged but option (about 80% of our members are wearing them)

Strength and conditioning classes for up to 12 people at a time. Personal coaching and feedback to help you be your best self.

Daily schedule of live virtual classes with our coaches. High energy, fast-paced, with lots of modifications provided.

1-on-1 coaching for all bodies with coaches who specialize in your unique needs. Nutrition and workouts designed for your goals.

Discover one of our specialty programs: Postpartum Recovery 101, [Em]power Beginner Fitness or Body Relationship Bootcamp.



Connect with us to learn more about what we offer. Take the risk, and find out how you can be part of our Solcana family.


Britt joined the gym in January 2019 and can mostly be found bright and early at the 6AM Indoor classes!

“Britt is as kind as they are strong. Which is to say, incredibly kind. They are so much fun to have in my classes even though it makes their spouse, Lisa, roll her eyes when we get our bro jokes going. They are always super supportive of other athletes and incredibly welcoming to new folks. They are an elementary school teacher and are probably the coolest teacher those kids will ever have. In addition to being so super duper strong, they are always willing to work on moving better while moving big weights.”


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“Being a part of Solcana has made me more confident around a bar and about my abilities. Lifting and being in a gym environment has always made me either nervous or self-conscious, particularly as a non-binary individual. Being a member at Solcana has not only made me excited about lifting and getting stronger, but I was also able to do it in a super supportive environment around people of so many different levels!”

- RM

"The most helpful, encouraging coaches and members! As a new to weights  person, I was absolutely terrified coming into my first classes here! However, I never feel left behind and never feel like I'm not getting enough guidance. I feel motivated (and excited!) to go, even when the workout of the day seems really scary."

- SS

"Solcana truly changed my life. Before I started weight training, I just hated working out. Cardio-focused workouts weren't for me, but I always wanted to get in shape. When I heard about Solcana and its "all are welcome" philosophy, I knew I had to check it out! I stayed involved in Solcana after my intro ended because of the amazing community I found there, the awesome owner and coach, Hannah, and of course, the cutest dog: Petey. Weightlifting is about more than just lifting weights, it's about strengthening your spirit and always striving to achieve greatness. I highly recommend that you try out Solcana, they will introduce you to weight training and show you how to lift safely."

- JN

"Joining Solcana has totally changed my relationship with moving my body - the coaches and the other members are AWESOME and make me feel welcome, cared about, and motivate me to keep coming back (this is huge for me as a previously unmotivated gym member). This community is unlike any other that I've been a part of and I'm happy that doing things that are good for me are also in line with so many of my values. Yay Solcana!"

- AT


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