If you’re looking for a workout that makes you sweat, strengthens your core and sculpts a long and lean physique, you’ve got to try some barre classes in Hong Kong.
From slow-paced classes that teach fundamentals and techniques to heart-pumping high-intensity classes that leave you dripping, here’s where to find the best barre classes in Hong Kong.
Flex Studio Hong Kong
One of the first studios to offer barre classes in Hong Kong (via the XtendBarre method), Flex Studio Hong Kong has three types of barre classes to choose from.
There’s Multilevel, an all-around class that uses both the mat and ballet bar, Cardio Blast, which incorporates high-paced cardio moves into the workout, and Stick, which adds extra resistance via a spring-based, hand-held bar.
Learn more at flexhk.com
Flex HK, 3/F and 4/F, Man Cheung Building, 15-17 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2813 2399
Flex HK, Shops 308-310, One Island South, 2 Heung Yip Road, Wong Chuk Hang, +852 2813 2212
WeBarre Hong Kong
Another Hong Kong barre studio with roots in Singapore, WeBarre boasts a central location right where Hollywood Road meets Lyndhurst Terrace.
The four types of barre classes in Hong Kong they offer include WeBarre Signature Multi-level, WeBarre Fundamentals, WeBarre HIIT and WeBarre Stretch and Technique.
See WeBarre Hong Kong’s schedule of classes
WeBarre Hong Kong, 49 Hollywood Road, 13/F Hilltop Plaza, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2310 0008
Barre 2 Barre Hong Kong
With locations in both Singapore and Hong Kong, Barre 2 Barre offers a wide range of barre classes in Hong Kong including Mixed, Bootcamp, Tabata, Fire, Bounce, Power Stretch, and hybrid barre + dance, yoga, suspension, and kickboxing classes too.
Classes are taught in the BarreAmped method and they also have a Barre Academy that trains #barrebabes who want to become certified barre instructors.
Find out more at barre2barre.com
Barre 2 Barre Hong Kong, 4/F Cheung Hing Commercial Bldg, 37 Cochrane St, Central, Hong Kong, +852 9688 3503
The first and only barre studio on the Kowloon side, Barre Formula has three categories of barre classes in Hong Kong: Barre Basics, Barre Active and Barre Relax.
Start off with the fundamentals in Barre Basics, kick up the energy levels in Barre Active to burn more calories, and stretch it all out with Barre Relax.
Find out more at barreformula.com
Barre Formula, 9B, Capri Building, 130 Austin Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, +852 9130 5898
Iso Fit Hong Kong
Specialising in Pilates and Gyrotonics, Iso Fit on Wyndham Street also have several Barre Pilates Fusion classes as part of their group fitness offerings.
The class combines standing low-impact dance movements with upper body strength training (using light hand weights), followed by core-strengthening exercises on the Pilates mat.
Find out more at isofit.com.hk
Iso Fit Hong Kong, 802-805, 8/F Yu Yuet Lai Building 43-55 Wyndham Street, Central, +852 2869 8630
SELF Fitness Studio
Just steps away from Lan Kwai Fong, SELF Fitness Studio in Central offers “Garuda Barre” classes in Hong Kong alongside the Garuda Method (using the Garuda Apparatus) and Pilates classes. The workout challenges your balance and strength by incorporating the use of a strength band.
Learn more at selffitness.studio
SELF Fitness Studio, 10/F, Yu Wing Building, 64-66 Wellington St, Central, Hong Kong, +852 9175 1627
Originally from Bali, Fivelements’ urban retreat on the 13A floor of Times Square, Hong Kong, offers barre classes in Hong Kong as part of their ‘Sacred Arts’ lineup.
Choose from Barre Mixed classes to develop your barre technique and Barre Bootcamp HIIT classes to get right into the fat-burning zone. Classes are led by Barre2Barre instructors, Karen and Hayley.
See the schedule of classes at Fivelements Habitat at fivelements.com
Fivelements Habitat Hong Kong, 13A, Tower One, Times Square, 1 Matheson Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, +852 6803 5081
TopFit Hong Kong
Located on the corner of Wellington Street and Queen’s Road Central, TopFit also offers a Barre Fit class that works the entire body via the barre, mat and floor.
See the schedule of classes at top-fit.com
TOPFIT Hong Kong, 6/F, 8 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, Hong Kong
Pure Fitness Hong Kong
Pure Fitness has added Barre classes to their group fitness schedules as well through a class that blends Pilates with Barre and traditional cardio exercises.
The intervals-based class utilises Pilates props to work the muscles to fatigue, resulting in continual caloric burn long after the class is finished.
See group fitness schedules at Pure’s various locations at pure-fitness.com