Whether you’ve got a bun in the oven, a new baby at home or are spending your days wrangling teeny terrors, taking the time to keep yourself fit, balanced and healthy can feel next to impossible. To help you along, we’ve rounded up our favourite mama friendly fitness classes into one handy list, so you’ll never be short of options for keeping yourself in tip-top shape ever again. After all, happy mum = happy home… so let’s go!
Mamas-in-the-know adore Bloom’n Fit’s kid-friendly fitness classes and for good reason! Their “strolltastic” sessions are perfect for mamas who want to bring their babies along to their weekly workouts, plus it’s a great way to meet other mums! Focussing on cardio and body resistance exercises, women work at their own pace to achieve their fitness goals in a supportive and friendly environment. Psst… we hear that there’s often a post-workout mama coffee stop too!
Tel: (+65) 9673 3922
Singapore’s only “exclusively female” training studio offers fun, effective and supportive personal training sessions for women – whether expecting or not! Their pre- and post natal fitness care programmes target specific “problem” areas unique to each women’s pregnancy, helping maintain strength, fitness and a healthy body weight so that getting into shape post-baby is much easier. And because they know that busy mothers need classes that can easily slip into their busy schedules, Body Temple is super flexible when it comes to scheduling sessions too – woo hoo!
75 Loewen Road, Singapore 248844
Tel: (+65) 9100 8714
This boutique studio is firmly on our love list for their wide range of personalised Pilates classes that target rehabilitation and injury prevention – perfect for expecting and new mamas! Their PreNatal Pilates classes build strength, posture and flexibility helping preggie ladies prepare for the demands of labour and birth, while their PostNatal Pilates sessions target core and upper body strength. And the best part here is that you can even bring non-crawling babies along for the ride too!
East Coast: 217 East Coast Road, #02-05/06/07 Tides, Singapore 428915
Tel: (+65) 9835 5683
Novena: 10 Sinaran Drive, #09-33 Novena Medical Centre, Singapore 307506
Tel: (+65) 9835 5683
Donna O’Shea Fitness
If heading to a formal exercise class is not really your thing (because let’s face it, we’d choose a cup of tea and a lie down on the couch any day – pregnant or not!) look to certified personal trainer, Donna O’Shea to help you out. With experience in pre- and postnatal exercise, Donna specially tailors all her training sessions to meet client needs and all in the location of your choice. So whether you’ve got a preggie belly and want to stay strong and healthy for the remainder of your pregnancy, or you’ve recently given birth and keen to get back into it, Donna’s the one to call.
Tel: (+65) 9231 1528
With two studios in the Lion City, Focus Pilates takes care of pregnant mamas with their group prenatal pilates classes. Teaching mamas-to-be mat-based exercises that they can practice at home, all of their sessions are delivered in a supportive and encouraging environment. If you prefer a more dedicated practice, Focus Pilates also hosts one-on-one prenatal sessions where mamas can experience direct guidance and help from their trained instructors. There’s nothing quite like toning your tummy muscles and building strength to prepare for giving birth!
Orchard: 302 Orchard Road, #08-03/04 Tong Building Singapore 238862
Tel: (+65) 6733 8785
Raffles Place: 22 Malacca Street, #08-00 RB Capital Building, Singapore 048980
Tel: (+65) 6235 3938
Mom in Balance
Embracing the calm and serenity of the great outdoors, all of Mom in Balance’s workouts are held in either the Singapore Botanic Gardens or East Coast Park and aim to help women feel comfortable in their own bodies through improved strength and fitness. Their Pregnancy Workouts are, you guessed it, perfect for expecting mamas, with their Back in Shape and Mom in Shape programmes are ideal for when the giving-birth-and-hiding-away-in-your-home part is over.
Tel: (+65) 9755 4229
Conveniently tucked away opposite IKEA on Alexandra Road (yep, the blue and yellow store of home wares doom) Momentum Lab’s welcoming fitness studio is ideal for time-starved mums. Their effective workout programmes help gym newbies achieve effective results, with many of their classes pilates-based, helping mamas train smarter not harder – after all, if you’re just getting back into it post-bubs the softly softly approach is so much better. Here you’ll also have the option for one-on-one sessions or group training classes with any of their friendly trainers.
354 Alexandra Road, #01-15 Alexis, Singapore 159948
Tel: (+65) 6339 2210
Mother & Child – Yoga
Started in 1994 as a prenatal and postnatal education centre, Mother & Child has since grown into a one-stop shop for classes, courses, and workshops for mamas and mamas-to-be. Their prenatal yoga classes are perfect for pregnant women to improve their health and physical well being in a casual, intimate, and relaxed environment. Small class sizes and their general popularity means it’s best to sign up ahead of time so you can snag your spot on the yoga mat with ease.
Tanglin: 163 Tanglin Road, #03-11 Tanglin Mall, Singapore 247933
Tel: (+65) 6836 0063
East Coast: 20 Siglap Drive, #01-02 Bowmont Centre, Singapore 456192
Tel: (+65) 6446 7236
Whether you’ve just had a baby, want to get back into shape or you’re just looking for a challenge, Ooberfit has you covered with a wide range of fitness classes. And because they know a busy mama wants a quick workout that still packs a punch, we’d definitely look to their intensive 30-minute bootcamps to get you sorted. The combo of high intensity, interval training circuits strengthen your core and improve your fitness leaving you energised and ready to handle your busy little kids. For mamas just easing back into it however, Baby Bootcamp is the one for you (plus you can even bring bubs too!).
Tel: (+65) 8218 8513
Get papa in on the fitness action too, with a Pilates Fitness Couple Prenatal Pilates Reformer class for expecting mamas and their other halves. Classes focus on building strength in the core muscles, improving balance and posture to help prepare the body for the physical demands of labour and birth. Once bubs has made his grand arrival (and the happy hormones have worn off) sign up for their Pilates Postnatal Weight Loss Plus routine that helps mamas get back into their pre-pregnancy shape – and all with the support of fellow gym warriors new mamas!
Telok Blangah: 434 Telok Blangah Road, Singapore 098854
Tel: (+65) 9184 7622
Serangoon: 85A Serangoon Garden Way, Singapore 555981
Tel: (+65) 8322 9552
Looking for a total body overhaul mama? If so, Sky Pilates may just become your new go-to for exercises classes that suit varying levels of fitness and ability. Their prenatal pilates sessions strengthen the core muscles and improve blood flow, while their postnatal pilates classes help your body on the road to recovery. Opt for private, semi-private or small group classes in their chilled and comfy studio.
583 Orchard Road, #09-01 Forum The Shopping Mall, Singapore 238884
Tel: (+65) 6100 7597