Posted: 08 Aug 2017
Category: Area Guide
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A round-up of the best gym and leisure facilities on offer
Not only are you spoilt for choice when it comes to restaurants and bars in and around the Old Street area, but the gym and leisure facilities are worth shouting about too.
Fierce Grace claims to focus on vibrant health, emotional balance and mental clarity through its own unique form of yoga. You can choose from six different classes, each with an emphasis on duration and intensity.
Address: 53-55 East Road, London, E1 6AH
Telephone: 020 7336 6330
If you’re looking for a gym that pushes you to achieve your health goals, then Foundry Fit is the place for you. Cited as one of the best gyms in the world, according to Men’s Health, this City Road venue focuses on building both body and mental strength. Expect challenging classes and great results.
Address: 227 City Road, London, EC1V 1JT
Telephone: 020 7490 4026
Whether you’re a novice or seasoned pro, Bootcamp Pilates has something for everyone. This venue specialises in Reformer Pilates, which is renowned for being one of the best ways to strengthen your core and tone up. Not to be missed.
Address: 63a Princelet Street, London, E1 5LP
Telephone: 020 3869 4792
If you’re looking for serious classes and some great music in a super cool venue, then look no further than GymBox. The classes here are seriously good and have a lot of variation. Why not try Ragga Dancehall? Or Contortion?
Address: 201a Old Street, London, EC1V 9NP
Telephone: 020 3780 4698
Since its original launch, Frame has changed the way that Londoners exercise. This gym pioneered the exercise classes that we know and love today by making them stylish and enjoyable, yet still exhausting. Today, you can choose from a range of classes, such as kettlebells, TRX and post-natal training.
Address: 20 New Inn Yard, London, EC2A 3EY
Telephone: 020 7033 1855
Good Life Yoga
Say Namaste to this East London yoga hotspot. One class worth shouting about this summer is their rooftop yoga where you can perform downward dogs and crows from a beautiful vantage point.
Address: 74 & 81 Rivington Street, London, EC2A 3AY
Telephone: 07943 197681
London Fight Factory
This London gym specialises in a variety of fighting disciplines. They provide expert tuition in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, boxing, wrestling, muay thai, wrestling, MMA as well as general strength and conditioning.
Address: 19 Ebenezer Street, London, N1 7LU
Telephone: 07944 574046
Raquel Greenberg Tango Academy
Why not channel your inner-Argentine spirit and hone your tango skills at this specialist dance school on Old Street. Open to beginners and experienced dancers alike.
Address: ISTD Studios, 346 Old Street, London, EC1V 9NQ
Telephone: 07552 448543
There are good reasons why people love spinning. Firstly, it’s an incredible workout. Secondly, you push yourself as hard as you want to go. But with Boom Cycle, you also get an all body workout, plus, with low lights and music cranked up, it’s quite literally a party on a bike.
Address: 2-8 Scrutton Street, London, EC2A 4RT
Telephone: 020 7426 0702
Head down to the Nomad every Monday to learn some 1920-40s classic dances, such as The Lindy Hop and The Charleston. Classes are available on a drop-in basis and Swing Patrol cater for beginners to advanced level.
Address: 58 Old Street, London, EC1V 9AJ
Telephone: 020 3151 1750
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