Looking for a Pilates studio in Singapore near you? Here are our top recommendations, for different types of Pilates to suit every level
Always wanted to try Pilates? This low-impact flexibility and often rehabilitative workout can help you get a stronger core while addressing old injuries so you can continue to be your best physical self. We’ve listed out the top Pilates studios in Singapore, from Pilates mat workouts to Pilates Reformer classes, prenatal Pilates and postnatal Pilates, private sessions and small-group classes (especially vital in these trying times!).
NB: If you are training after having given birth it’s important to first determine whether you might have diastasis recti and follow a safe exercise plan to correct the issue.
Keep scrolling to check out the best Pilates studios in Singapore!
The Moving Body comes highly recommended for their belief that movement has the ability to transform lives. They’re the pioneer in Pilates and GYROTONIC, empowering people towards their best possible selves through movement since 2009! The Moving Body practises meaningful movement through quality guidance and personalisation so that you achieve your personal health outcomes. Their combined team of instructors and therapists are trained across multiple disciplines of movement modalities including Pilates, Gyrotonic, functional training, physiotherapy, rehabilitation, and more. The Moving Body aims to provide a holistic range of movement solutions for better health outcomes of everyone – no matter your age, gender or physical condition. They offer strengthening and lengthening mat exercises, pre/postnatal reformer classes, reformer and power reformer classes!
The Moving Body, multiple locations, WhatsApp: (+65) 8222 3853, [email protected], www.themovingbodygroup.com
This cosy yet elegant boutique Pilates studio boasts 5-star ratings and rave reviews on Google! SmartFit Pilates specialises in private sessions and small group classes of only 3 to 4 clients to ensure personalised guidance and attention. You’ll feel right at home with their international team of warm, dedicated and professional instructors who are highly qualified to address a wide range of health and fitness goals – from reducing pain and injury rehabilitation to toning up and improving posture. They’re also trained in prenatal and postnatal Pilates to keep mamas feeling strong and address post-birth conditions such as diastasis recti – so it’s no surprise why they’re recommended by gynaecologists (along with physiotherapists and osteopaths) islandwide! Private sessions are available in English, Korean, Mandarin, Hindi and Bahasa. SmartFit’s group classes range from classic Reformer to the unique Yoga-Inspired Reformer alongside fun, higher-energy Reformer HIIT and Reformer TRX options. And don’t worry if you’re a beginner – their Reformer Fundamentals classes will lay a solid Pilates foundation!
Get 50% off both your first Private and Group Session. Get in touch with SmartFit to book a session!
SmartFit, 91 Tanglin Road, #04-03 Tanglin Place, Singapore 247918, WhatsApp: (+65) 8571 8549 [email protected], www.smartfit.com.sg
Breathe Pilates offers both small-group and private Pilates and GYROTONIC sessions, but what they really specialise in is clinical Pilates, prenatal Pilates and postnatal Pilates. They have experience attending to many clients with chronic back pain, scoliosis, sciatica and slipped disc on a regular basis, all of whom have been very satisfied with their recovery! Their group classes are capped to a maximum of 5 people to ensure adequate attention is given to all clients, so you won’t have to worry about getting left behind in class. Breathe Pilates is also the Licensed Training Centre for STOTT Pilates, where aspiring instructors are trained (so they really know their stuff!) and they always guarantee top quality instructors to teach their group classes – over 100 scheduled weekly. Book a session at one of their four convenient locations!
Breathe Pilates, multiple locations, Tel: (+65) 6850 5082, [email protected], www.breathepilates.com.sg, www.facebook.com/breathepilatessg, Instagram: @breathepilatessg
For a pilates session that gives you 360-degree wellness in the heart of town, head to COMO Shambhala Urban Escape at Delfi Orchard. They offer both matwork classes and individual sessions on the Reformer, which complement each other and are effective at preventing and helping recovery from injury. Classes focus on lengthening and strengthening muscles, using support and resistance props like the Pilates ring, foam block, fitball and resistance tubes to improve posture, flexibility and balance. They’re also one of the few studios to use additional equipment and programmes like BOSU, Movement On The Roller (MOTR) and Suspend, all of which are designed to challenge the body to improve in balance, flexibility and strength!
Recently, they launched COMO Shambhala By My Side – a platform that offers wellness programmes and personal consultations at your convenience. For just $22/month, you’ll get unlimited access to pre-recorded and scheduled live yoga, Pilates and mindfulness classes, allowing you to stop, drop and workout or meditate, anywhere and anytime!
Quote SASSYMAMA to enjoy a $45 bundle deal, which includes a group Pilates class worth $40 and a Glow set lunch (a salad and juice) worth $25!
Minimum 2 Pax registration required. Prior booking must be made. Payment must be made at COMO Shambhala Urban Escape @ Delfi Orchard. Promotion ends on 30 November 2020.
COMO Shambhala Urban Escape, #06-01/02 Delfi Orchard, 402 Orchard Road, Singapore 238876, Tel: (+65) 6304 3552, WhatsApp: (+65) 8121 6180, [email protected], www.comoshambhala.com/singapore
We’ve long been fans of Donna O’Shea for her mama-friendly personal training services, so we’re excited to know that she’s also a certified mat Pilates instructor! Donna comes to you, whether you’d like to train in the comfort of your home or even your condo gym. She has extensive experience with training pregnant women and those with a wide range of conditions like gestational diabetes, pubic symphysis dysfunction, lordosis, poor posture, diastasis recti and pelvic floor weakness. This has helped her develop a training style that aims to provide safe, challenging and effective workouts and a supportive and friendly environment for women to train in. Donna brings along all the equipment you need, so just prepare enough space for an exercise mat and you’re good to go!
Donna O’Shea Fitness, [email protected], www.donnaosheafitness.com
The VIVA Group offers Pilates classes at two locations, Keppel Bay and Sentosa Cove. VIVA Keppel Bay’s custom-designed Pilates studio is surrounded by stunning sea views and fitted with Pilates Reformers, Towers, Cadillac and Stability chairs where they conduct Group classes, Duets and Private Reformer sessions. There’s also an exclusive Hair Salon, Nail Salon, and Juice Bar to maximise your wellbeing so you can squeeze in a spot of pampering. VIVA Sentosa is the only Pilates studio on the island of Sentosa, allowing an intimate community of Sentosa Cove Pilates fans to flock to the light-filled, boutique space decked out in all the necessary equipment.
Quote SASSYMAMA10 to enjoy a Pilates Reformer Three-class Package at $99* (U.P. $168)!
VIVA Keppel Bay, 2 Keppel Bay, Vista #02-02, Marina at Keppel Bay, Singapore 098382, Tel: (+65) 9785 7753, [email protected]
VIVA Sentosa Cove, 31 Ocean way, #01-23 Quayside Isle, Sentosa Cove, Singapore 098375, Tel: (+65) 9186 0716, [email protected]
www.thevivagroup.com, www.facebook.com/TheVivaGroup, Instagram: @thevivagroupsg / @thesalonbyviva
Absolute Pilates is Asia’s largest Pilates Reformer studio. Their unique Group Experience, Pilates Reformer GX, is immersive and all-encompassing in its approach, designed to give you a faster, functional, athletic exercise while staying true to the core principles of Pilates.
Absolute Pilates, 178A Orchard Road, Peranakan Place Level 2, www.absolutepilatessingapore.com
Body n’Sync is a holistic fitness and wellness studio specialising in Pilates and Sports Therapy. They offer both private and group sessions for mat as well as Reformer Pilates. Body n’Sync also provides Trigger Point Release Therapy, Deep Muscle Release Sports Massage and Physiotherapy.
Body n’Sync, 14 Robinson Road, #02-03/04, Far East Finance Building, Singapore 048545, www.bodynsync.sg
Central Pilates Singapore offers a variety of programmes, from rehabilitation to prenatal and postnatal Pilates, sports-specific and dance-specific programmes, neck and shoulder pain alleviation and more.
Central Pilates, 10 Winstedt Road, Blk A #01- 09/10, Singapore 227977, www.centralpilates.com.sg
Core Collective is known for their group fitness classes led by dedicated and inspiring instructors. They also have an app, which makes booking classes so easy!
Core Collective Anson, 79 Anson Road, Level 21 & 22, Singapore 079906
Core Collective Dempsey, 27A, 30B/C Loewen Road, Singapore 248839
FitNut Loft assures women of all ages, sizes and strengths that they’ll feel comfortable getting fit at this studio. “Unlike other studios where you feel uncomfortable surrounded by ’20-year-olds with perfect bodies and movement’, here at FitNut Loft we are Real Older Women who have wobbly bits and some lack of coordination.” Those are their words! FitNutLoft is the only fitness studio in Singapore that focuses on Pilates, weight training, sling training, and nutrition.
FitNut Loft, 2 Pandan Valley, Acacia Court, #01-201 Singapore, Singapore 597626, fitnutloft.com
With a philosophy of healing the body through movement, Focus Movement’s team of internationally qualified physiotherapists have experience treating everything from ankle sprains to chronic back pain. Their unique approach ensures that you’ll not only reach an optimum state of health, but you’ll also build and maintain strength to prevent re-injury.
Focus Pilates, 22 Malacca Street, #08-00 RB Capital Building, Singapore 048980, (+65) 6235 3938
Options Pilates is renowned for being the largest Pilates education centre in Asia for more than a decade, training their own instructors to be among the best globally.
Options Pilates, multiple locations, optionspilatesstudio.com/sg
Pilates BodyTree is Singapore’s first mobility fitness training studio. They work with executives to help them gain the energy to stay at peak performance and get ahead in life. To move well, PBT recommends clients to work on their Mobility Fitness, which refers to joint health – the secret to healthy physical performance every day!
Pilates BodyTree Cecil Studio, 137 Cecil Street, Hengda Building, #12-01 Singapore 069537
Pilates BodyTree Novena Studio, 10 Sinaran Drive #10-35 Novena Medical Centre Singapore 307506
Pilates Fitness offers goal-oriented, lifestyle Pilates classes. Their range of lifestyle classes include Weight Loss Pilates, Body Aches Pilates, AbsBurn Pilates, HIIT Pilates and Couple Prenatal classes. They also offer Pilates Reformer with props classes in clean and friendly studios.
Pilates Fitness Telok Blangah, 52 Telok Blangah Road, Telok Blangah House, #02-13/14, Singapore 098829
Pilates Fitness Serangoon Garden, 85A Serangoon Garden Way, Singapore 555981
Founded by Michel Velasco, a licensed Physical Therapist, seasoned cyclist, avid wall climber and martial arts enthusiast, Pilates Plus was born to help people on a journey of self-discovery and unleash their hidden potential. Michel teaches Pilates, Calisthenics, and Handstands, while his team of teachers and movers offer functional exercises that will provide a platform to link fundamental movements to the specific demands of each clients’ fitness needs.
Pilates Plus, 141 Cecil Street #02-03, Tung Ann Association Building Singapore, 069541, www.pilatesplus.sg
Pilates Smith is a boutique Pilates reformer studio in Chinatown, with a ratio of one instructor to a maximum of two clients. With hundreds of training hours under their belts, their friendly Pilates instructors will carefully assess your fitness level and design the most suitable workout for you.
Pilates Smith, 70A Smith Street Singapore, Singapore 058968, www.pilatessmith.sg
The Pilates Works is the only studio in Singapore that does not charge different prices for Pilates reformer classes, Pilates chair and mat work classes. In every class, you’ll get to work on at least one Pilates equipment – whether it’s the reformer, Wunda chair, Pilates arc, roller foam or magic circle – together with mat work, all at the affordable mat work lesson price.
The Pilates Works, multiple locations, pilates.com.sg
PowerMoves Pilates has studios in Dempsey and Novena, but the Dempsey Hill studio comes particularly recommended for its resort-like getaway feel. Its open colonial designed studio is fully-equipped with a complete range of Pilates machines and equipment!
PowerMoves Pilates Dempsey, Dempsey 6ix and 7even, 6 Dempsey Road, Singapore 249683
PowerMoves Pilates Novena, Novena Specialist Centre, 8 Sinaran Drive, #02-05, Singapore 307470
Sky Pilates was founded by a group of seasoned Pilates teachers and enthusiasts who wanted to share Pilates to enhance people’s lives. They are one of Singapore’s earliest machine-based studios on Orchard Road, well-equipped with a group workout room with six Reformers, TRX Suspension System, ballet barre for the Xtend Barre workout, and offer the first CoreAlign Group workout in Singapore with six CoreAlign machines.
Sky Pilates, 583 Orchard Road, #09-01 Forum Office Tower Singapore, Singapore 238884, www.skypilates.com
Sculpt With Barre, Align With Pilates! Explore a full range of motion, gain better posture and grace at Upside Motion.
Upside Motion, 36 Armenian Street #02-03, Singapore 179934, upsidemotion.com
Brought to you in partnership with The Moving Body, SmartFit, Breathe Pilates, Como Shambhala, Donna O’Shea and Viva Group
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