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Get stretchy with some hallway yoga, try a backyard circuit or dance through your lunch break. Here’s our round-up of virtual fitness and online exercise classes to try at home.
Free circuit training, HIIT, yoga and Pilates
The Carlton Baths Facebook feed is filled with free workout videos. Scroll down the page to find low-impact workouts, Pilates and the ever popular yoga classes. No weights? No worries. Put those store cupboard cans to good use and get lifting with virtual circuit training.
Kaya Health free online workouts
Charge your body and mind with indoor-phins via Kaya Health’s free online workouts. Get your heart rate up with a 20 minute high intensity interval training session. Or wind down your Wednesday with at-home Pilates. BYO tea towel and skateboard.
Free guided movements with Chunky Move
Sick of the same four walls? Chunky Move has developed six classes set in different spaces across the city for you to enjoy for free. Move through iconic spots and hidden places for your daily exercise, all from the comfort of home. Locations include The Windsor Hotel, Flowers Vasette and Melbourne City Baths.
Live stream Pilates with Downtown Studio
You can't go downtown, but you can do a Downtown Pilates class. Sign up for live-streamed mat Pilates, functional fitness or yin yoga. Or stretch on your own schedule with pre-recorded classes anytime, anywhere. Single classes start at $14, or you can score seven days of unlimited classes for $33.
Pirouette with the Australian Ballet
The Australian Ballet has opened its virtual doors to bring you at home studios. Get familiar with the barre in a beginner class, or focus on honing your technique in their advanced sessions. A seven day pass to either set of classes is $16.
Little Mandarin Yoga live stream
Take care of your body and mind with live streamed classes from Little Mandarin Yoga. You’ll see the instructor and they can see you. Signing up is easy via their website. A single class is $10, or you can try unlimited streaming for seven days for just $35.
Find your own Yoga Corner
WFH niggles, lockdown stress and the endless news cycle. There's never been a better time to reconnect with your yoga practice for a healthy time out. Enter Yoga Corner's live stream classes, featuring everything from slow flow to myofascial release and prenatal yoga. Your first class is free, then single classes are $13 after that.
Street jazz, K-pop and urban dance at Passion Studio
Clear away those couches and dance up a storm in your living room. Join Passion Studio for a street jazz, hip hop, urban, K-pop or krump class. Newbies are especially welcome – there are heaps of beginners classes. Access a month's worth of online classes for $19.
Perfect your posture with the Alignment Studio
Has the move to the home office been unpopular with your lower back? Ease the twinge and fix that posture with this handy guide from the Alignment Studio. Even first-timers will find these five twists, rolls and reaches easy and effective. Or book a virtual consultation for a video ergonomic assessment of your WFH set up.
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Last updated on Thu 26 Aug 2021
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