Whether you’re a regular gym bunny who’s new to Belgravia or a long-term resident keen to get fit, we’ve rounded up the area’s best gyms just in time for the new year. From quick high-intensity exercise classes to relaxing yoga and Pilates sessions, here are our top picks for ensuring your body and mind are in the best possible shape.
This Los Angeles import to London offers tough 50-60 minute workout classes set to carefully curated playlists in a nightclub-inspired atmosphere, with gym-goers alternating between treadmills and weight-lifting on the floor in Belgravia’s Eccleston Yards. The workout promises serious results though, as you burn up to 1,000 calories in a session with this truly limit-pushing take on interval training.
Super intense HIIT not your thing? Connect with nature at Re:mind, Belgravia’s beautiful meditation studio. Perfect for calming down and resetting at the end of a busy day or week, their immersive meditation sessions take place in a peaceful studio at their Eccleston Yards location.
Want to keep warm through the winter months whilst toning up your muscles? Try the Belgravia outpost of Hotpod Yoga. Europe’s biggest yoga business, Hotpod is a long-term favourite offering a balanced flow of active and passive postures in 37° heat. The Eccleston Yards studio is just a hop, skip and a jump from Victoria station, making it easy to get to whether you’re on the way in to work or popping into central London at the weekend.
Fancy breaking a sweat in five star surroundings? Try The Berkeley Hotel’s super stylish fitness centre and gym. Available to residents only, the gym is kitted out with all the latest equipment including machines from Technogym, free weights and variable resistance machines, plus personal entertainment systems for you to use during your workout, you can relax in the smart spa after you’ve finished your workout, or take a dip in the rooftop pool.
An innovative blend of wellness traditions, the Light Centre’s Belgravia outpost is its first, having opened over 17 years ago. A fixture in the local community and an ever-popular part of resident’s routines, this holistic wellness destination in the heart of London has nine therapy rooms and hosts a range of therapists and practitioners specialising in osteopathy, physiotherapy, chiropody, sports and remedial massages, alongside spa services, pilates, acupuncture and talking therapies, plus much more.
Named Best Urban Spa at the Good Spa Awards 2021, The Lanesborough Club & Spa is perfectly positioned between Belgravia, Knightsbridge and Mayfair; one of London’s most exclusive private members’ fitness and health clubs and spa, the gym offers members and hotel guests access to internationally recognised experts in the fields of fitness, beauty and wellness, taking a 360° approach to wellbeing.
Offering panoramic views of London and featuring bespoke Technogym equipment, Jumeirah Carlton Tower’s fitness centre The Peak has a wide range of fitness classes from dance to kettlebells, barre, yoga or Pilates. Situated at the top of the Carlton Tower hotel on Lowndes Square, gym-goers can enjoy the beautiful sights of London from their exercise studio.