Whether you’re looking for contemporary cardio classes, Thai-based training, yoga, pilates or dance – we’ve picked out five of the region’s best fitness classes for you to get stuck into this year. There’s something for everyone…
Shaping Futures – Ballet
It’s time to test those twinkle toes. Shaping Futures offer a classic ballet class that helps to build strength, enhance fitness and develop flexibility. It’s a fun and friendly class that will physically work the body from head to toe – improving your co-ordination, balance, muscle tone and stamina among many other skills. With motivational music playing throughout, you’ll take part in memory-based floor-work and exercises using the barre – great for toning the body and working the core.
Seaham Hall – Tae Bo
Combining boxing and martial arts, Seaham Hall‘s new Tae Bo class defines the body’s musculature whilst improving overall balance, co-ordination and flexibility. This creative cardiovascular class is high in intensity, using music to master the rhythm and pace of the workout. An hour-long Tae Bo workout will burn an amazing 500 to 800 calories and runs on a Monday at 18.45pm and on a Thursday at 10.45am.
Rockliffe Hall – Vinyasa Flow Yoga
Master the magnificent combination of movement and mindfulness in one of Rockliffe Hall‘s Vinyasa Flow Yoga classes. Flowing smoothly from one movement to the next, Vinyasa Flow works closely with your breathing to create a mindful state of smooth movements, core strength and flexibility.
Precision Fitness – Bodhi Pilates
Reaching new heights. The only suspension-pilates class outside London has arrived in the North East. Precision Fitness are offering a brand new concept class that works wonders. Bodhi Pilates is designed to bring out strong, long and lean limbs – the suspense allowing you to push your stretches and really work your abdominal. Bodhi is taught on a one-to-one or small class basis and takes place on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Sound, Mind & Body – Thai-cercise
For something a little different this year, join in on Sound, Mind & Body‘s Thai-cercise class. The workout incorporates Thai boxing techniques and is a great way to get in shape, fast! The movements involved in this cardiovascular class will help tone your muscles and burn body fat. For the best results, book up now to take part in this Thai-style class at one of the region’s best boutique gym.