Offering splendid views and cosy chill-out corners, these new fitness studios are out to win your heart.
Fama (Fitness and Martial Arts) #02-03 Clarke Quay, tel: 6352-0992.
Founded by two Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belts, this martial arts school offers fitness classes for all levels, whether you’re a newbie or an experienced practitioner. The Fama Fitness classes are circuit training workouts that incorporate martial arts techniques from Brazilian jiu-jitsu and muay thai, so you’ll be learning useful combat skills while improving overall strength, coordination and flexibility. Brazilian jiu-jitsu and muay thai classes are available as well. Full shower facilities are provided. For a complimentary one-week trial, visit http://famafit.com/trial.
Trium Fitness #03-01 Aperia Mall, tel: 8782-8633.
Here’s another outlet for yogis to practise at. A stone’s throw from Lavender MRT station, Trium Fitness is a cosy, home-style studio offering mainly yoga classes of all sorts: flow, hatha, core, yin, aerial, wheel… There’s even HIIT yoga for those looking for a more hardcore workout. We like the floor-toceiling windows, which offer a perfect city view, plus plenty of natural light for Instagram photo-taking! Besides yoga, the studio has other classes such as zumba, KpopX Fitness and pilates matwork. While there, you can shop too: Trium sells activewear from local sites like Shop Yog and Kitted By. Visit www.triumfitness.com.
Freedom Yoga #12–01 Heng Da Building, tel: 6222-6096.
Located on the 12th floor of Heng Da Building in Cecil Street, Freedom Yoga boasts a 4,000-sq-ft loft-style space with high ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows every space-deprived urbanite dreams about. There are four yoga studios, including one dedicated for hot yoga as well as a private one. The highlight has to be the roomy lounge with complimentary Wi-Fi for people to unwind. Students can also shop Lululemon activewear that was created in collaboration with Freedom Yoga. A drop-in class costs $25, while a package starts from $160 for 10 classes. Locker and shower facilities are available. Visit www.freedomyoga.sg.