Manhattan – Upper East Side
403 E 91st St between First and York Aves
Sean Kelleher, Twyla Tharp's trainer and a former power-lifting champion, teamed up with Denis Barry, a former champion bodybuilder and Mr. Metropolitan to create a state-of-the-art, back-to-basics gym. The 10,000-square-foot space houses one of the only functional Olympics power-lifting platforms in NYC and another floor dedicated to cardio, Pilates and yoga. But Edge's real prize is the owner's knowledge and expertise. "I don't want to be a celebrity," Kelleher says. "I want to be an authority."
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