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12 Exercise Classes In Battersea Guaranteed To Shake Up Your Workout

It’s approaching the summer season, and almost everyone is making efforts (to the best of their abilities no doubt) to get fit. There is always the pressure to get that amazing “beach body”. It’s summer anyway – what better way to flaunt that fabulous beach body if not on the beach.

Working out to get the perfect body can be tiring, not to mention exhausting, especially if there is more than enough pounds to shed in a way that keeps you looking healthy and beautiful at the same time. There are several fun and exciting places for exercise to give your workout a little boost and set you on the path to achieving that desired body in Battersea. A selected few of them include;

  1. YIN AT BATTERSEA YOGA

                 2 Kite Yard, Cambridge Road

                 Battersea, SW11 4TA

A studio set in the heart of Battersea offers a wide variety of exercise classes. Yin yoga provides a serene environment for physical and mental exercise, including pre-natal and post-natal yoga. Just be sure to go in warm clothes.

  1. BARRÉ AT EVE AND GRACE

                 103 E Lavender Hill

                  Battersea SW11 5QL

Barré is a concept that was introduced by London ballerina Lotte Berk. It is relatively new and combines bar work of ballerina practice with physical rehabilitation therapy. Its benefits cover posture, weight loss, flexibility and lots more. Eve and Grace offer the perfect barré with no more than 10 people in each class.

  1. SWIMPOD AT FYBER FITNESS

                   25 Northcote Road,

                    Battersea SW11 1NJ

FYBER fitness is a top-notch gym with exceptional facilities in a cosy, friendly environment. One of such includes the swamped, which is an amazing swimming experience that allows you to play music or project visuals. What beats that?  You get the option of booking your sessions yourself or with the help of a coach there.

  1. BOOTCAMP WITH BEYOND BOUNDARIES

                    Battersea Park, Chelsea bridge car park

Beyond Boundaries is a fitness committee that implements fun into exercise. It leaves quite an experience because you get to meet new people, make new friends, and actively enjoy your leisure time. Founded by a combat infantry soldier, Bobby, Beyond Boundaries is all about adventurous life with benefits of weight loss and body conditioning.

  1. MOJO MOVEMENT

               Unit 79 queens circus, 326 -342

                Queenstown Road, London SW8

This is an exercise system that centres its activities on mobility and movement of the entire body. It challenges the idea that exercise is restricted to certain body parts. Every class is different with a specific focus in mind. Your workout here will be completely original and refreshing and will make you look forward to more.

  1. BOOM CYCLE

             1 &3 Battersea power station, Arches lane

             London SW11 8AB

A session at Boom cycle exposes you to vigorous full body workout. A lot of energy is needed in an atmosphere like Boom cycle, with a booming sound system. They encourage you to set goals for yourself and provide all the encouragement and support you need. In the end, it’s totally worth it.

  1. BRAZILIAN JIU JITSU AT STARS GYM

                5 Albion Riverside Building, 8 Hester road

                London SW11,  4AX

Brazilian jiu-jitsu first began in Brazil by a Japanese martial artist, Geo Omori. Formerly a form of punishment technique, it has become a sport of mixed martial arts practice. It’s good for agility, strength through resistance, not to mention fun.

  1. CAPOEIRA WITH BARIS YAZAR

               Fresh ground London

               68 Battersea Rise SW11 1EQ

Developed as a game, Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian martial art that is fun yet challenging. It includes complicated looking manoeuvres but requires you to learn the basic steps and movement. It builds fitness, strength, flexibility and endurance. With BARIS, you can get the wonderful weight loss workout you desire.

  1. THE TRAPEZE AT FLYING FANTASTIC

                48 Culvert Road, London SW11 5BB

This is one fun spot that keeps you fit by having you dangling upside down from a variety of objects like trapezes, cords, silks etc. For beginners though, a static trapeze would be advised for stability and confidence. This is an exercise that depends on your core strength.

  1. BOXYGEN AT POWER OF BOXING

                 30 Petworth St,

                 London SW11 4QW

As you might guess from the name of the studio, this is an environment that allows you to release all pent up stress and frustration by punching bags. It has a sense of community with good enough activities like skipping, bag work and ab blitz, pretty much anything that helps you to release endorphins.

  1. PILATES AT PI STUDIOS

                  35 Parkgate Road, London SW11 4NP

Pi yoga is one great place to practice your Pilates. They have a pretty impressive variety of pilates machines, with on hand instructors to offer support and fun-filled beneficial classes privately or in a maxi of the four-membered group. Their equipment help in your balance, concentration and strength.

  1. KULA SCULPT AT KULA WELL-BEING

                   91 ST. John ‘s hill, Clapham

                    Battersea, London SW11 1SY

This studio focuses on cardio, fat burning, strength development and flexibility through yoga practice. Its equally detoxifying benefits combines yoga and free weights, i.e. the Kula sculpt. It sculpts the body to provide a firm foundation for yoga practice. This often carried out in a warm room or one with upbeat music.