New year, new you? Here are our 4 favourite fitness classes in Newcastle that’ll make your workout more exciting

It’s time to step off that tedious treadmill and say hello to these unique workouts.

Written by High Life North
Published 20.01.2022

High Five Fitness

We know how daunting it can feel when you walk into a busy gym filled with machines that you have no idea how to use after being out of the game for a while.

But worry no more, the friendly team at High Five Fitness has made working out fun and accessible.

This is a safe, non-judgmental place where we can get fit and show ourselves what we’re capable of. Plus, the High Five Fitness team ensures that we enjoy ourselves and build friendships along the way, too. Who knew working out could be so fun? From group fitness classes and small group personal training to Pilates and 1-to-1 personal training, we’re spoilt for choice on how to shed those cheeky Christmas pounds.



Hot Yoga Newcastle

After overindulging in sweet treats and wine over the festive period, maybe it’s time to sweat out those toxins… and Hot Yoga Newcastle is the perfect place to do it. Bringing us original hot yoga classes to the North East for the first time, why not give them a go?

But what is hot yoga, we hear you ask? Well, inside this one-of-a-kind, custom-built boutique studio is where all the magic happens. With a set sequence practice done in a controlled heated environment, the 26 postures of this style of yoga are designed to detoxify, energise and build a strong body and mind – so we can guarantee you’ll be walking out feeling like a new woman.



The Barre

We can only dream of having those long, sculpted dancers’ legs… But this inclusive fitness studio which, back in 2009, was the UK’s first dedicated Barre studio, is our next best thing to achieving that goal.

With workouts designed to strengthen, stretch and tone using training methods used by dancers, The Barre offer 30, 45 and 60-minute classes both in their purpose-built studio and online so you can work out in the comfort of your home. Rumour has it that you’ll see changes in your body really quickly from these workouts… well, there’s only one way to find out, right?



Shilling & Black

It’s safe to say that we’re feeling rather sluggish after Christmas, but we can guarantee there’s nothing that feels better than revitalising our bodies and minds at Shilling & Black with their wide variety of movement classes, all based on yoga, Pilates, barre and dance.

Slow things down with Slow Flow Yoga class and release all the tension in your body while moving mindfully with sequences that create a cooling flow of movement. Or, if you want to start the year with a little more energy, spread some happiness and break out into dance in a Choroe 45 class. After all, who doesn’t love a good ol’ boogie?


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