When you're serious about making a change to your fitness, this is the Program for you!  EMAC FOCUS is a Transformational program that is focused on your goals: Increase muscle mass, build endurance, prepare for a competition, set a new personal best in your Bench Press, weight loss, or just building healthy habits that last!  If you have a fitness goal, we'll get you there!

Our Coaches are here for you as an accountability partner, motivator, and guide to ensuring that you reach your goal with a detailed plan of action plan that is designed from the ground up to be specific and unique for YOU.  

We meet you where are and then look at where you're going, when you want to get there, what days and times work best for you to workout, how often you want to workout, whether you want to work out in private or alongside others and much, more to create a 100% customized program that gets results for YOU!

Our FOCUS Members will also have access to our Semi-Private / Small Groups, TEAM Training-45 Classes, Group Fitness classes, Spin classes, Yoga classes, along with unlimited access the entire open gym area including our Olympic Lifting, Power Lifting, and CrossFit areas.

So what's your goal?  Set up a time to meet with us and let us put together a plan that works for you!


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Our Semi Private / Small Group classes encompass everything you need for fitness success.  These are led by our certified Coaches and are highly specialized 30 minute classes and limited to no more than 5 participants to ensure each member gets the attention they need to succeed.  With our certified coaches running these classes, you will receive immediate feedback and continuous motivation to push yourself to achieve fitness levels you may never have thought possible.  In addition to a series of standard classes, our Small Groups can be self forming and specialize on exactly what YOU need!  Getting ready for Golf or Tennis Season?  Grab a few friends and schedule your own time and specialized area of attention and our coaches will create custom classes to address your specific needs.





Enjoy the energy and camaraderie of working out with others in our High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and Functional Fitness classes. Along with the benefit of having a Certified Personal Trainer design the workouts and lead the class, many of these classes also allow members to take advantage of the unique equipment options found only in our Personal Training Workout Area - "The Turf".  Members are seeing some amazing results in these classes... AND... we guarantee you'll never do the same workout twice!



GROUP FITNESS CLASSES and community program

Come join us for one of the many Group Fitness classes we offer. One of the most popular parts of East Memphis Athletic Club, these classes are highly effective and fun at the same time. We offer a wide range of the proven Les Mills programs along with EMAC original classes including Spinning and Yoga.  Our dedicated group of great instructors will deliver some great workouts and our robust schedule of convenient class times will maximize your enjoyment and participation.



Olympic Lifting PROGRAM

We are one of the few gyms in Memphis to offer unlimited access to Olymic Lifting platforms for all our members with no additional fees or need for reservations.  Our platforms make your workout safer and gives you the ability to improve your lifting.  Increase your speed, power and expolosiveness with Olympic lifting. Our Certified Trainers are always available to give you support and direct coaching to make sure every lift is safe and effective!  We also offer a Personalized 1:1 Olympic Lifting program.  This is an intensive 10 week program that includes your choice of 1 or 2 Individualized Coaching Sessions per week with Josh Laclair, our Certified Olympic Lifting Coach.  This program is completely customized to your level.  No experience at all or pushing for a new PR in your Snatch, this program provides the tools you need!




When it comes to the list of health and fitness benefits of Spinning, you will quickly improve your fitness beginnign with your first ride on one of our top quality Spinner® Bikes. From the improvements that show up in the mirror, like slimming down your waistline, to the invigorating experience the Spinning® community offers each time you hop into a saddle, there are few things the Spinning experience fails to provide.


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Club Services


East Memphis Athletic Club prides itself on offering premium features to our members.


EMAC is a Myzone club. This is an innovative wearable heart rate based system that uses wireless and cloud technology to accurately and conveniently monitor physical activity. Myzone delivers a fully connected solution for fitness club operators and is respected as the fitness industry’s wearable of choice. It is successful due to its accuracy at 99.4%. This is the tool for anyone who wants an accurate, gamified and motivating wearable.


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Looking for a great way to relax after a workout or just after a long day? Come relax those sore muscles in our beautiful sauna. The EMAC sauna can hold 8 people so feel free to ask for a guest pass and bring a friend.


Come visit The Club House! The Clubhouse is an active play area for your child to stay safe and have fun while you enjoy a GREAT workout!



locker rooms

Keeping our facility and locker rooms clean is a top priority for EMAC. Each of our men’s and women’s locker rooms have 75 lockers plus 3 private showers along with Saunas.  The lockers are available on a day use basis or can be rented for your convenience.  We also provide a dedicated locker to our members who are part of our Training Memberships.