10 of the Best: Fitness Studios of the Inner West
These Inner West studios aren’t your run-of-the-treadmill gyms, from Circus Classes to Reformer Pilates, you’ll find a studio below that speaks to you and your health goals without you having to slog away on a treadmill.
‘Functional Training Reconfigured’, HIPE’s innovative small group workouts are a godsend for those with a busy schedule – offering more than 40 classes each week as well as Smart Coach digital classes demonstrated on screens in the studio. Classes range from the intensive ‘fight klub’ and ‘ripped’ to rejuvenating hatha yoga and core sessions.
84/86 Parramatta Road, Camperdown
This light-filled space in Glebe offers a range of classes from reformer Pilates and hot yoga to spin classes and fitness Kung Fu. Quro functions with a philosophy that seeks to encourage people to change their mindset, to create a lifestyle of fitness and wellbeing without torturing the body in the process.
18 Bridge Road, Glebe
This stunning yoga studio takes in spectacular views of the city from its Balmain East location. The studio provides all equipment from mats to blocks so you don’t have to cart your mat around with you. Brave’s considered yoga retreats are a luxuriously health-focused escape that are perfect for a soul-nourishing sojourn.You’ll also be contributing to the well-being of refugees and asylum-seekers, as Brave is a non-for-profit who puts everything they make back into training and providing opportunities for refugees.
Waterview Wharf, 6/37 Nicholson Street, Balmain East
This results-driven gym centers on the importance of encouraging members to use health and fitness as a catalyst to help people achieve their best – both inside and outside the gym. Their tailored fitness solutions are supplemented by a wide range of group classes from high intensity circuit training and total body conditioning to vinyasa flow yoga.
1/61-63 Victoria Road, Rozelle
Situated amongst the carb-centric streets of Leichhardt, there couldn’t be a better place for such a vibrant, fresh fitness studio committed to an innovative approach to fitness. Outdoor group training along with spin classes, corporate training and personal training means your health program can be personalised to suit your needs and preferences.
621A Parramatta Road, Leichhardt
This pilates studio is located in the amogst all the action in Balmain, with classes suited to everyone they will be sure to make you sweat it out. Delivering a high-intensity, body-toning power workout that takes just 50 minutes, you’ll feel completely recharged and renewed to tackle whatever your day may hold.
Level 1, 244 Darling Street, Balmain
Adored for their unique classes, fresh design and buzzing atmosphere, Fitness Playground is as much focused on whipping you into shape as it is about creating a community of likeminded people. Over 200 classes are offered each week, including all the regulars and some more unusual options such as CircusFit, antigravity yoga, fight club and dance.
Level 1, 258-272 Illawarra Road, Marrickville
With locations across Sydney, Yoga Bar is loved for its luxe studios that offer a tranquil escape from the rush of the outside world. With a mix of more than 12 yoga class types including hot yoga, barre, pilates, reformer pilates and more, you’ll always have new challenges to meet regardless of your experience level.
49 Queens Road, Five Dock
A mecca for no-nonsense training, this Stanmore gym is serious about the importance of strength and functionality for a healthy lifestyle. Offering group and personal training in their pared back studio, the mirrorless studio is the perfect place for you to focus on making sure you give 110% with every workout.
100 Parramatta Road, Stanmore
For of a balanced and complete workout, the classes offered at At Ruben’s include Spin Beats, Dynamic Yoga, SFX Strength Circuits and Pound 4 Pound boxing. Designed to increase cardio fitness, boost metabolism and to help you get your health goals on track, the team at At Ruben’s will guide your journey. Be sure to visit the Inner West Sports Massage located within the club.
137 Victoria Road, Marrickville