From state-of-the-art boxing gyms to tranquil yoga studios, Perth’s inner city is teeming with places to get fit. To commemorate the coming of spring, we’ve rounded up our favourite places to get the heart pumping in the city.
THE YOGA VINE
Immerse yourself in the practice of yoga and enhance your health and wellbeing at The Yoga Vine’s boutique urban studio in the heart of Perth’s CBD. This minimal, industrial space is ideal for absolute beginners who are keen to roll out their mat for the first time, through to very experienced yogis. Office workers in need of a good stretch after sitting in front of the desk all morning should check out the 45-minute lunchtime classes.
Ashton Chambers, 187 St Georges Terrace, Perth. theyogavine.com.au
BOX & BIKE
Set inside Queen St Gym, Box & Bike is the world’s first revolutionary way to transform the way you look and feel. The 45-minute class incorporates two of the most effective forms of fitness – Boxing and Spin Bike. The workout improves fitness, boxing technique and body composition, and when your class is complete, you can grab a green smoothie at the gym’s very own juice bar before heading to the office.
20 Queen St, Perth. boxandbike.com.au
Specialising in martial arts with a focus on helping people get fit, Champions Gym is a place for those looking to develop strength, confidence, stamina, self-discipline, health and vitality. Located on Lord Street, this inner city gym has classes that cater to all ages, genders and fitness levels. Highlights include Boxing, Muay Thai, Fit Body Boot Camp and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
324B Lord Street Perth. championsgym.com.au
XTEND BARRE PERTH CITY
Mixing Pilates, ballet with dance, this King Street Xtend Barre studio creates an adrenaline-fueled workout that strengthens, lengthens and chisels the body. Their dynamic classes feature an elegant yet energetic combination of movements that enhance flexibility, improve balance, and challenge the core. Expect top teachers, a friendly atmosphere and excellent facilities in this light and airy studio that is open to students of all levels.
Level 1, 75 King St, Perth. xtendbarre.com/studio/perth
Set above the hustle and bustle of William Street, Yoga Alchemy is an urban oasis for city workers and Northbridge locals alike to relax and retreat. Meditate, stretch and relax in the variety of classes offered in this minimalist space. On Fridays, the studio incorporates live music into the yoga classes, with musicians performing tranquil music, and after the class you can delve into a cup of warm chai.
Lvl 1, 242 William Street, Northbridge. yogaalchemy.com.au
Photo: The Yoga Vine