The Best Boutique Fitness Studios in Sydney's CBD and Eastern Suburbs
If you’ve lagged on the workout front, be it from boredom or motivation, there is an array of boutique studios that are garnering not only a toned physique but our attention as well. From personalised pilates classes to rowing sessions and HIIT training, here are the boutique fitness studios south side of the bridge to get you back on track.
Designed to be more like a night club than a gym, cycology is an indoor cycle studio that combines a cardiovascular workout with mental wellness. Riding to the beat of the music, Cycology adds upper body movement and choreographed weight tracks to its workout sessions. Then there is the M3 room – a room dedicated to mindfulness, mobility and meditation. Bliss!
350 Bourke Street, Surry Hills
The Base Body babes have taken their virtual stardom to the studio, opening their first gym in Sydney. The studio, based in Kensington, is women’s only and aims to help ladies master weight training. With just ten women to a group training session, nutritional guidance and targeted cycles help keep members focussed and achieving their fitness goals.
178 Anzac Parade, Kensington
A hub for fit women and women aspiring to be fit. Lean Bean Fitness has a multi-offering of barre, boxing and HIIT classes that are designed for toning female bodies and created by ex-professional dancer Lizzie Bland. Focussing on continuous functional body weight movement they have crafted the classes to suit all fitness levels.
11 Curlewis Street, Bondi
Housed on the top floor of a Waterloo warehouse, this pilates studio specialises in reformer pilates, mat pilates, barre and yoga. The studio prefers to start members off with an individual consultation, offering one-on-one sessions, plus pre- and post-natal classes. And with the likes of Pip Edwards and Phoebe Burgess among their clients, you know theyre going to be good.
1A Danks Street, Waterloo
A multi-purpose studio catering to those wanting to go hard, or slow, or do a little bit of both. The functional training studio offers group HIIT and strength conditioning classes. For the members who want to take it a little slower, next door their wellness studio delivers pilates, barre, TRX and yoga classes.
15 Orwell Street, Potts Point
Nestled in the fashionable hub of Paddington, Flow looks the part with the fit out as aesthetically pleasing as the results. With spin, yoga, HIIT, barre and boxing, the gym encourages members to take up one strength, one fitness and one yoga class a week to feel the full impact of their offering.
1/134 Oxford Street, Paddington
With fans in Jesinta Campbell and Roxy Jacenko, 98 Riley is a boutique gym getting it done - hard and fast. A wide range of strength and conditioning equipment caters to solo training as well as group sessions. With a list of trainers working out in the gym too, there’s no shortage of personalised workouts and healthy competition.
98 Riley Street, Darlinghurst
A boutique group training studio targeting those who bore easily but who also want results. With the only constant being variety in these classes, the workout is multi-plane which essentially avoids targeting one muscle, instead focussing on a wide range of muscles at once. They pull workouts from the training methods of top athletes and coaches, so bring your game face.
164 Bondi Road, Bondi
The boutique rowing studio is nestled beside Circular Quay - only a short stroll from Martin Place - with a wide range of rowing and HIIT classes. As rowing classes are only a recent phenomenon, we must warn you it doesn’t just work out the arms. Each class is crafted into a full body workout allowing members to burn off those extra calories.
Suite 1, Ground Floor, 15-17 Young Street, Sydney
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