Bristol City Guide

Bristol, England has given the world many things including fantastic chocolate bars, beloved animated characters and endless hours of delight via hot air balloon rides. In addition to its famous exports, the culture of this innovative and vibrant city has made it one of the most desirable places to live in England. Luckily for Bristolians, the fitness scene does not fall short either. 

Bristol plays host to a wide variety of fitness studios ranging from cycling to strength training to African dance and beyond. So between strolls along the waterfront and browsing boutiques in Clifton Village, take some time to explore these featured studios and more with ClassPass.

1. Pacific Yoga

Pacific Yoga and the Café Matariki are a fresh centre for your journey to improved well-being – your island in a busy world. It doesn’t matter what shape you’re in, how bendy or how stiff. What happens in their two yoga studios, will strengthen your body, your spirit and your mind. Pacific Yoga offers everything from slower sessions for the injured to workouts designed to keep you at your peak and a place to be before and after, right in the heart of City Centre. 

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2. The Spin Bar

Located next to Spoke and Stringer, The Spin Bar is a unique place where the fitness conscious can enjoy a spin class followed by an alcoholic or non-alcoholic drink and something to eat. The small class sizes allow for personalised attention to make sure you’re getting the most out of your workout. Enjoy great food, great company and great entertainment at this beautiful Harbourside studio. 

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3. Soul Pilates

Voted “Best Pilates Studio in Bristol & Bath 2016,” Soul Pilates is Bristol’s leading rehabilitation focused, fully equipped Pilates studio, offering mat, equipment, pre-natal and barre classes plus private 1-to-1 sessions in the heart of Bristol City. Their experienced instructors teach classes which give you greater body-awareness, improved posture, and strength.

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4. Express Classes at Sweaty Betty

Express Classes are 45-minute Pilates, Yoga and HiiT classes in a sunny, private studio at the rear of the Sweaty Betty store. Classes are small so that the teaching can be tailored to individual ability and corrections made accurately. They believe this is how classes should be, so whether you want to complement your cardio sessions or take some time in your day to future proof your body they will have something for you.

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5. Yogafurie

Their bright, beautiful and welcoming studio hosts seven different styles of hot yoga. If you’re looking to relax, stretch and feel good try Hot Yin Tonic, Freedom Flow and Dreamtime to put a blissful smile on your face. If you enjoy dynamic Vinyasa Yoga that’s slightly more challenging but still accessible for beginners, go for a Classic Furie and Glow Flow to work up a sweat, breathe well and limber up the body. If you’re looking for a fiery challenge, go to their Fierce Furie or Core Deep classes, you’ll definitely feel like you’ve worked hard and earned a rest! All Yogafurie’s classes are safe and accessible, they’re also fun, with funky tunes and knowledgeable teachers.

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