Whether you are a seasoned pro at Pilates exercises or a newbie who isn’t quite sure what a Pilates reformer does, Hong Kong has plenty of Pilates studio choices that are bound to be in your neighbourhood.
Formulated by physical trainer Joseph Pilates in the 1920s, Pilates has become known for its full-body workouts that emphasise core strength and flexibility. It is known to be gentle on joints and promotes all-around mind-body wellness and mobility, Pilates has become a popular choice for pre and post-natal Mamas as well as exercise pros and enthusiasts alike. From Reformer Pilates and traditional mat practices to the Garuda method and Gyrotonic and beyond, Sassy Mama is here to help you find a Hong Kong Pilates studio appropriate for you.
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Flex Studio – Classic Pilates, Yoga, Barre and more
Flex Studio offers various levels of Pilates for newbies to more advanced pupils while also being the only Classic Pilates licensed studio in Hong Kong. Flex Studio does not require a membership meaning you can choose from their great selection of Pilates classes without committing to a contract.
Flex Studio (Island South), Shops 2205 & 2209, 22/F, One Island South, 2 Heung Yip Road, Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong, 2813 2212
Flex Studio (Central), 3/F, Man Cheung Building, 15-17 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong, 2813 2399, www.flexhk.com
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Be Plus Pilates Gyrotonic – Offers the Gyrotonic Method
A popular Pilates studio choice for those living on the Kowloon side. Be Plus Pilates offers Gyrotonic, traditional mat Pilates, and reformer Pilates with group and private options available.
Be Plus Pilates Gyrotonic, Room 702, Yue Hwa International Building, 1 Kowloon Park Drive, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, 3709 6716, www.beplushk.com
DEFIN8 Fitness – First Pilates studio to offer Infrared Pilates
Having relocated to Central in 2021, DEFIN8 Fitness offers a wealth of fitness and Pilates classes through both group and private classes. DEFIN8 is the first Pilates studio in Hong Kong to offer Infrared Pilates, which is meant to help restore your body and mind at both a physical and cellular level.
DEFIN8 Fitness, 17/F, Silver Fortune Plaza, 1 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong, 9859 8620, www.defin8fitness.com
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In-Motion – Pilates, Gyrotonic, and Pilates for rehabilitation
Serving the Pilates Hong Kong community since 2010, In-Motion offers a variety of Pilates classes from traditional mat Pilates, Reformer Pilates, pre-natal Pilates, Gyrotonic, TRX suspension training and more.
In-Motion, 14/F, VIP Commercial Centre, 120 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, 2376 0033, www.in-motion.hk
Iso Fit – A large selection of Pilates classes along with traditional rehabilitation
Iso Fit offers pre and post-natal Pilates, Reformer Pilates, Gyrotonic and mat Pilates, plus it even has a rehabilitation unit that offers traditional rehabilitation treatments as well as Pilates rehabilitation.
Iso Fit Hong Kong, 802-805, 8/F, Yu Yuet Lai Building, 43-55 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong, 2869 8630, www.isofit.com.hk
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Mindful Pilates – An international community with expert instruction
Mindful Pilates stresses its emphasis on movement and mindfulness as a way of life through the use of Pilates. Mindful Pilates also offers in-studio and online class options making them accessible no matter where you live or your schedule.
Mindful Pilates, 7B Cheong Tai Commercial Building, 64-66 Wing Lok Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, 6341 2392, www.mindfulpilates.com.hk
Moto Studio – Pilates and Gyrotonic with online class options available
Moto Studio is a friendly and spacious Pilates studio that has a wide range of Pilates classes. Focusing on the connection between mind and body, Moto Studio has Pilates classes for every level and has in-studio and online options to suit everyone’s needs.
Moto Studio, 7C and 9C, Milton Mansion, 96 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, 5606 6086, www.motostudiohk.com
O:RIN Pilates and Gyrotonic – Pilates studio that also offers physiotherapy
With two studios (on either side of the harbour), O:RIN offers Pilates and Gyrotonic classes. The Pilates studio has a certified physiotherapist on-site meaning that you get the rehabilitation and mindfulness benefits of Pilates while also reaping the benefits of physiotherapy.
O:RIN (TST), Unit 2, 4F, Yue Hwa International Building, 1 Kowloon Drive Park, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, 5506 0051
O:RIN (Quarry Bay), Westlands Centre, 20 Westlands Road, Quarry Bay. Unit 1906 for private classes, Unit 908 for group classes, 5726 1669, www.orin.com.hk
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Pilates Edge Studio – A women’s focused Pilates studio
A Pilates studio by women, for women, Pilates Edge Studio is focused on women’s health and well-being through the use of Pilates along with its full-female instructors. It’s fully equipped to offer a variety of Pilates exercises and techniques as well as offering one-on-one, duo, and group classes.
Pilates Edge Studio, Unit 1, 12/F, Wing Lee Industrial Building, 54-58 Tong Mi Road, Mong Kok, Kowloon, Hong Kong, 6791 1756, www.pilatesedge.hk
More Pilates Studios In Hong Kong
- Anhao Wellness – Course offerings are suited to all levels and abilities as well as pre and post-natal Mamas and those recovering from injuries. www.anhao-wellness.com
- Elevate – Pilates, Pilates reformer, ballet, and suspension training. www.elevate-hk.com
- Embody – Pilates studio located in Discovery Bay. www.embody.hk
- Options Pilates – An international Pilates chain. www.optionspilatesstudio.com
- PilatesLab – One-on-one or groups of two or three options available as well as group reformers classes. www.pilateslabhk.com
- PhysioCentral – Uses Pilates and other disciplines alongside physiotherapy. www.physio-central.com
- Self Fitness Studio – Uses the Garuda Method. www.selffitness.studio
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