Carnaby Studio Partners - The Line Up
Meet No.1 Carnaby’s resident studio partners with a varied range from HITT, Pilates to drum and bass boxing, we’ve got London’s best work-outs to put you through your paces.
Fast, effective and seriously fun - many call GymClass London’s toughest workout. Combining HIIT with strength training to work you hard, this workout burns a serious amount of calories in a relentless 35 minutes. Meet the founder Helle Hammonds.
Describe GymClass in 3 words?
Intense, fun, effective.
What’s the ethos behind GymClass?
I set up GymClass as I wanted to provide as many people as possible with an effective and time efficient workout in a high quality and professional, but fun and friendly environment.
Frame is on a mission to make sure keeping fit and healthy never feels like a chore. Created by founders Pip & Joan when they were struggling to find a gym where you can have fun and workout. Their London studios are known for their feel-good, energetic and fun-filled classes with a distinctly edgy vibe. Meet the girls below.
Describe Frame in 3 words?
Move, sweat, fuel.
What is the ethos behind Frame?
That getting fit should never be a chore! We want people to move more but feel good when they do it.
What can we expect from Frame at No.1 Carnaby?
We’ve curated a selection of our favourite classes from our four studios to make you seriously sweat. Expect classes such as Bend it like Barbie and Frame Rave to get your Friday party started.
South London’s secret to finding zen. Hip studio Yogarise was opened by Emma Arnold in 2007 on a mission to bring all her favourite yoga teachers to one place. You’ll find a variety of styles from vinyasa, to ashtanga and yin all designed to stretch you out. Here’s the lowdown on Yogarise.
Describe Yogarise in 3 words?
Friendly, quality, community.
What can we expect from a Yogarise class?
Quality, energised classes from teachers who bring a wealth of knowledge and experience. You can expect intelligent sequencing, great playlists and cues you understand, whether you’re a yoga expert or novice.
Green juice or cocktail?
Can’t a girl say yes to both? Everything in moderation as they say.
The Model Method
The Model Method workout is a combination of dynamic Pilates, high-intensity interval training (HIIT), and plyometrics. Founded by award-winning Pilates expert Hollie Grant, it has amassed a strong following from famous names including Jourdan Dunn and Deliciously Ella. Over to you Hollie.
Describe The Model Method in 3 words?
Strengthening, toning, empowering.
What is the ethos behind The Model Method?
The Model Method is about changing women’s perceptions of fitness. We take Pilates, then we add in high intensity interval training to boost cardiovascular fitness and lower visceral fat levels.
Any clue to what we can expect?
A fun, motivating and sweaty class that educates you on your body and how it moves, all set to an incredible soundtrack.
Known for sculpting London’s best bums,Paola’s BodyBarre was created to deliver a highly efficient workout that fuses many disciplines including dynamic Pilates, ballet barre conditioning, functional training and HIIT. Expect serious burn. Introducing the founder Paola Di Lanzo.
Describe Paola’s Body Barre in 3 words?
Strong, fluid and efficient.
What is the ethos behind PBB?
We want everyone who takes a PBB class to gain confidence through movement and exercise with a fun, high energy routine.
If we should try one class at PBB what should it be?
The PBB Burn! It’s challenging and will see you burn up to 650 calories.
Drum and bass meets boxing, Fight Klub is a high intensity urban workout with a difference. Set to heavyweight underground beats, the program fuses boxing, kick boxing and Thai boxing with the atmosphere of a night club. Yes, there will be MCs. Founder, Troy gives you the lowdown.
Describe Fight Klub in 3 words?
Fitness, music, atmosphere.
What can we expect from a Fight Klub class?
Imagine you’re in a night club without a hangover the next day. The workout is built around a freestanding punching bag using simple combinations of kicks and punches in time to a high energy beat. Class participation, cheers and shouting are encouraged.
Most effective exercise you can do?
Burpees into a chin up.
What to bring
You can pack light, we've got you covered in The Studio with sweat towels, water coolers, mats and equipment. Just simply bring a water bottle.
Post-workout our four showers are stocked with organic Bamford products, fluffy towels, hair dryers and straighteners to have you looking fresh.
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