Wondering where to do pilates in Jakarta? Here are our picks for the best studios that will have you sculpted and toned in no time
It’s no secret that we love trying out new work outs. From barre to spin class and yoga, we’re always looking for new classes to vamp up our exercise routine. But we’ve found that there really is no other workout like Pilates that will sculpt and tone your body into its best shape yet! And with summer in full swing, there’s no time like the present to get beach bod ready. Check out these Pilates studios in Jakarta to get you started.
Aalaya Pilates is one of the city’s latest newcomers, having recently set up shop in Plaza Senayan Arcadia. The luxe boutique studio offers a range of classes from small group mat-based pilates to private instruction using Balanced Body equipment. Firm up and get beach body ready with their special introductory offer that’s running all summer.
Aalaya Pilates, Plaza Senayan Arcadia, Level 2 Unit X-214, Jl. New Delhi No. 9, Central Jakarta. p. +62 21 579 0123.
Perfect for those who are looking to squeeze in a workout session before or after work, Pilates Capital is a beautiful centrally located studio that is affiliated with Singapore’s own Pilates Body Tree. The studio holds a range of fun group classes that focus on strength and conditioning so you’ll get that lean and toned shape you’ve always wanted.
Pilates Capital, fX Sudirman f7#01, Jl. Jendral Sudirman, Central Jakarta. p. +62 21 2911 0010.
Set high atop a Kuningan CBD tower, Pilatology is a well lit studio with fab city views. Enjoy plenty of personal attention with their private Pilates sessions, and you’ll get toned and sculpted in no time at all.
Pilatology, Menara Prima, 12th Floor Unit J, Mega Kuningan, Central Jakarta. p. +62 21 5794 8494.
Liv+ Pilates in Menteng is a boutique studio specializes in private sessions that incorporate Stott Pilates, Fletcher Pilates, Balanced Body and Polestar Pilates methods to tailor make programs that best work for your body type and physical needs. If you want to mix things up, the studio also offers TRX, Zumba and yoga classes for other fun ways to tone up and break out a sweat.
Liv+ Pilates Studio, Menteng Central #2-08 HOS Cokroaminoto 78, Central Jakarta. p. +62 857 7706 1465.
Started in 2003, Bodyworks now has two studios both located on the south side of town—Dharmawangsa City Walk and the Tirtahayu Healing Center on Senopati. Both studios have internationally trained and certified instructors who can work with you to develop a bespoke exercise programme to help you achieve your personal fitness goals. And the studio also has individual, partner, semiprivate and group reformer classes, ensuring that there is something for almost everyone wanting to give Pilates a try.
Bodyworks, Dharmawangsa City Walk, Unit 48, 2nd Floor, South Jakarta, p. +62 21 7280 1386.
Pilates @ Kemang
Opening just a few months ago in the centre of Kemang, this little studio has Pilates for the whole family. The new studio is clean, spacious, and stocked with the newest reformer and Red Cord brand equipment—a great place for children, men, and expecting mothers to all get into shape. In addition to Pilates experts, the studio has rehab specialists who can help you recover from troublesome injuries through gentle movement.
Pilates @ Kemang, The Colony 5th Floor, Jl. Kemang Raya No 6, South Jakarta. p. +62 21 2952 9949.
Located in the Bellezza Shopping Arcade, Benefits Pilates comprises two small immaculate studios with a full range of new Stotts-certified equipment and a very friendly ambience. The ambience is made cozier with an all-female staff of qualified trainers and a class cap of just five students, insuring more personalized attention.
Benefit Pilates, Bellezza Shopping Arcade, 1st floor, Unit 137, Jl. Letjen Soepono 34, Permata Hijau, South Jakarta 12210, p 021 5366 2056. Classes are spread out from Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
This modern fitness studio is fully equipped and even boasts an indoor swimming pool. When it comes to classes there are the usual group offerings in mat and reformer styles, plus private and semiprivate sessions, all lead by highly trained and knowledgeable instructors. Also worth noting is that Vitruvian offers pre and postnatal Pilates classes for new mums looking to get into shape.
Vitruvian, Jl. Sekolah Duta Raya no 27, Pondok Indah, South Jakarta 12310, p 021 751 3782.
For something completely different, head over to BodyMindInc. When it comes to Pilates, the studio believes that a mix of classic and contemporary styles will yield the best results, so the instructors have created a unique program incorporating elements of each. BodyMindInc. mostly holds group classes but private sessions can be arranged. And as if the exercise endorphins weren’t enough, a portion of the studio’s profits go back to charity. Feel good twice!
BodyMind Inc. , Jl. Bangka VII A No.5, South Jakarta 12720, p.021 7179 2905.
POP Pilates Method Studio
POP into shape at this upbeat studio in West Jakarta. Perfecting Our Posture, or POP, is the goal and the fab people in this studio work towards this with an energetic mix of Pilates, yoga, and dance. The studio’s conditioning series can help those who want quick results, while its therapy series can also help alleviate back and shoulder pain.
POP Pilates Method Studio, Ruko Puri Sentra Niaga Blok T1 no 50, Jl. Puri Indah, West Jakarta, p. +62 21 582 2243.