There are plenty of great places to break a sweat in East London! Here is our selection of the best gyms and fitness centres in the area:
Located in the centre of Shoreditch, The Foundry has been voted one of the best gyms in the world! This state-of-the-art venue offers the highest-quality fitness equipment, and a huge range of exercise classes delivered by world class professionals. All fitness classes are 45 minutes of high intensity exercise designed to deliver amazing and quick results, making them ideal for a quick lunchtime workout.
This is another popular workout spot in East London. The underground gym and yoga studio uses warm lighting and incense to create a welcoming vibe. There is a massive selection of exercise classes to suit even the most demanding work schedule, as well as workshops and therapies. The studio is home to some of the best fitness instructors in London and specialises in yoga, with popular classes including – Ashtanga Yoga, Forrest Yoga, and Yin Yoga.
All yoga lovers should also check out ChromaYoga. This unique studio uses colour and light therapy, soundscapes, and bespoke natural scents, to create an immersive multi-sensory yoga experience which is the first of its kind. The relaxing studio is flooded in coloured light, and all the poses, scents and sounds are designed around the healing properties of that colour. With some classes designed to last just 30 minutes, this one-of-a-kind space makes it easy to fit in a quick morning or lunchtime yoga session.
First introduced in the US, this revolutionary workout was brought to London in 2005. The sessions are fun and challenging, and accompanied by popular up-tempo playlists, state-of-the-art reformers, and highly motivated trainers. Bootcamp Pilates have a huge selection of classes designed to suit every ability, and classes are held regularly through the day and evening – so you are sure to find a class that suits you and your schedule.
This is the perfect workout spot for anyone interested in mixed martial arts. The world class instructors have been professional trained, and offer specialist classes in Jiu Jitsu, MMA, wrestling and Muay Thai, to name a few. Sessions are designed to be results-focused and trainers are on hand to motivate you to achieve your fitness goals. There are classes to suit all abilities – from complete beginners who just want to improve their general fitness, to professional athletes whose goal is to compete in mixed martial arts competitions.
This popular fitness studio has a selection of gyms across London, with one of the most popular being in Shoreditch. The modern studio features state-of-the-art facilities and offers some of London’s most unique fitness classes including – Contortion, Aerial Pilates, Flatline, Trapeze and Paddleboard Yoga. There are even resident DJs to get you in the mood and add some party vibes to your workout! Most classes are 45 minutes or less, so you can easily fit in a session before or after work, or during your lunch break.