Want to get a lean and strong body? Sculpt and tone your core by joining in on a class at these pilates studios in Hong Kong
While we love sweating it out with high intensity training at boxing gyms, CrossFit boxes and outdoor fitness classes, we have to admit that there’s no better workout than pilates when it comes to body toning and sculpting (even our wellness guru Avey Cortes is obsessed!). Thankfully, there are a number of excellent pilates studios in Hong Kong to help you tone that core and give you greater leanness all round.
Pilates Studios in Hong Kong
Sculpt, tone, strengthen, and stretch your body at Flex Studio, which offers premium training specialising in pilates, yoga, Xtend Barre, AntiGravity Aerial Fitness, and FLEXtreme. The pilates classes are divided into classical and contemporary pilates, with each type offering different classes and equipments for different level of skills. The classical pilates includes the use of mat, combo chair, and Allegro that targets the abs, glutes, thighs, and back muscles, while the contemporary classes, such as BLT (Bums, Legs, and Tums), Allegro/TRX combo, and Tower Trios, combines pilates with other tough fitness exercises.
Checkout the results of the 30 Day Yoga Journey at Flex Studio too.
Flex Studio, 3/F Man Cheung Building, 15-17 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2813 2399, 中環雲咸街15-17號萬祥大廈3樓
Created and led by a former French National Gymnast, Anhao Wellness is divided into two floors, with one floor dedicated to Reformer Pilates, and the second floor to Mat Pilates and personal training. The studio offers group classes that range from Reformer and Mat Pilates to yoga, which can also be specialised with the personal training for athletes, pre- and post-natal women, and people recovering from injury.
Anhao Wellness, 1/F & 4/F Sunny Sky Center, 5 Ladder Street, Mid Levels, Central, Hong Kong, p. 6397 8284, 半山樓梯街5號新世紀中心1樓及4樓
Offering both personal training and group classes, Infiniti Fit is the place to be if you’re looking for different types of yoga exercises for all levels. With the use of various equipments and tools for working out and training, the yoga studio also offers pilates classes as well as yogilates, which combines common yoga sequences with the training from pilates practice.
Infiniti Fit, 11/F, Hong Kong House, 17-19 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong, p. 3955 1315, 中環威靈頓街17-19號香港工商大廈11樓
The Studio Sai Kung
From pilates and yoga to pre- and post-natal yogalates, zumba, barre, TRX training, and Yamuna body rolling, there’s a lot of fitness classes you can join at The Studio Sai Kung. One of their main programmes is pilates, which takes up an hour of postural based strengthening and stretching exercises. Various equipments are used for their mat classes, including magic circles, core balls, fitballs, and therabands, as well as Ron Fletcher Towelwork and Floorwork. Want a more challenging session? Join their Pilates Cardio Fusion that combines an aerobic warm up, pilates, barre, and toning exercises for the complete body workout.
The Studio Sai Kung, 1/F, 28 Man Nin Street, Sai Kung, Hong Kong, p. 2791 9705, 西貢萬年街28號一樓
Offering yoga, dance, and health programmes, Amico Studio aims to promote a fun, fit, and healthy lifestyle with their variety of classes. Although specialised in yoga, this private studio in Wan Chai also hosts a pilates class, which allows the participants to focus on the stability and power in the core area of their body.
Amico Studio, 2-4/F, 167-169 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, p. 2827 9233, 香港灣仔軒尼詩道167-169號2-4樓
Looking for a pilates studio with one of the most complete collection of equipment? Iso Fit might be the one you’re looking for, as this pilates studio offers both mat and a wide range of state-of-the-art and the most up-to-date pilates and gyrotonic equipments. The studio offers private, semi-private, and group sessions with different classes such as Gyrokinesis, hardcore pilates mat, pilates mat plus, barre pilates fusion, pilates reformer, and TRX pilates blast. Different classes are also available with special focus such as pre- and post-natal pilates, office pilates, pilates for golf and runners, and many other.
Iso Fit, 802-805, 8/F, Yu Yuet Lai Building, 43-55 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2869 8630, 中環雲咸街43-55號余悅禮行8樓
VIM Pilates Studio
A licensed training centre for Stott Pilates, VIM Pilates Studio offers a wide variety of pilates classes and fitness training. Available in private, semi-private, and group, the pilates classes include matwork and the use of reformer, cadillac, stability chair, and barrels, while the pilates-based fitness training uses various equipments such as TRX and Redcord. Aspiring pilates instructors can also receive training at this studio by joining their intensive and advanced certification courses. This is definitely one of the top pilates studios in Hong Kong.
VIM Pilates Studio, 15/F QRE Plaza, 202 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, p. 2572 2683