Working out can be a little bit of a chore especially if you're not sweating it out in a comfortable environment. Your round-the-corner gym may be convenient in distance but not all equipment is designed for the female body. A women-only gym doesn't just equip their workouts for the female anatomy, you also get to burn those calories with a group of empowering ladies that'll support you through it all. Working out while having fun with incredible women cheering you on? Sign us up!
Here are 11 women-only gyms in Singapore including some of our neighbours on Joo Chiat Road. If you’re on our turf for a workout, swing by for a little chat and some cheeky shopping!
Van Lee Fitness
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Started by Singapore Police Force and Armed Forces’ trainer, Vanessa Lee, Van Lee Fitness is the first all-women Muaythai fitness gym in Singapore. If you’re not about that treadmill and jogging life, Muaythai is definitely a more fun option to burn those calories. Muaythai comprises mainly of punches and kicks, so you’ll definitely be letting off some steam. Together with their all-women team, Van Lee Fitness aims to empower women and instil confidence through this traditional Thai sport.
Address: Pagoda Street 30A, Level 2, 059189
Amore Fitness & Boutique
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For those of you who feel like a little jiggy and wanna own the dance floor, Amore Fitness is the place for you. They offer different dance classes from hip hop to sensual belly dance. Every class will have you sweating to sick beats. If you’re not into dancing, they also offer relaxing yoga and pilates classes. And for the cherry on top, finish off your workout at their spa with a body massage or a revitalising facial.
Address: 8 locations island-wide
Lava Yoga Singapore
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The biggest Hot Yoga Studio in Japan has landed in Singapore and you're in for a treat. This yoga studio allows you to choose from a range of programs so you can concentrate on different parts of your body. Whether you’re looking to work on your breathing or the tension in your shoulders, Lava Yoga has it all. Relax your body, clear your mind and move along to their original soothing soundtracks.
Address: 1 Kim Seng Promenade #02-102/103 Great World City, Singapore 237994
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Body Temple isn’t just a place to work out, it also places importance on your overall well-being with the help of physiotherapists, osteopaths and nutritionists. If you’re looking for a particular area of interest, their all-women team includes specialists in rehabilitation, endurance event preparation, life coaching as well as pre and post-pregnancy. So new mummies who are trying to keep in shape can do it safely with the help of the professionals at Body Temple.
Address: 5E Loewen Rd, Singapore 2488455.
Philip Wain Health & Beauty Club
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If you want to work out in luxury while being pampered, Philip Wain is your go-to place. Not only do they offer a variety of fitness classes from strength training to dance, they also have a spa full of pampering services for you to wind down. Whether you feel like getting a massage, a facial or your nails done, Philip Wain has got everything to spoil you rotten.
Address: 333 Orchard Road #07-00 Mandarin Gallery, 238867
Mom In Balance
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We know mummies and mummas-to-be struggle to juggle their time. When most of your energy goes to your kids, it's hard to make your well-being a priority. Mom in Balance provides a supporting team of women to help mummies get in shape and feel better inside and out. Their training sessions take place at various parks around Singapore, so you’ll be enjoying the greenery and fresh air while burning those calories.
Six Sigma Gym
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Six Sigma Gym is an all-female Muay Thai gym focused on building your physical, mental and emotional strength. Fun fact: Muay Thai is proven to not only burn calories but also lower blood pressure and of course, equip you with some self-defence moves. Besides Muay Thai, Six Sigma also has a range of workout classes to target mental endurance while building your fitness levels such as boxing, cardio, muscle toning and core strength and endurance programs. If you wanna give it a go, you can try out their one-time trial class for $40 or sign up for a year-long membership at $230/month!
Address: 420 Joo Chiat Rd, #02-01, Singapore 427641
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Here’s another one of our neighbours— Encore is a Muay Thai gym started by Vivian Chan who has over 10 years of experience in the sport! With a mission to change the image of Muay Thai as a male sport, Vivian opened her very own gym to empower women that want to train their mental and physical endurance. Encore is the perfect spot to get a sweat on and build a close-knit female friend group after office hours.
Address: 452a Joo Chiat Rd, Singapore 427665
Terra Luna Yoga
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This one’s for the gals that want a little zen time. Terra Luna Yoga incorporates yoga, meditation and therapy into their classes to improve your overall well-being. They have yoga classes for absolutely everyone including beginners, experts, pregnant women and even mummas and their kids. If you’re looking for more physical activities besides yoga, they also have other mobility programs like pilates, cardio circuits and movement agility and joint mobility classes. To get in touch with yourself through meditation and therapy, Terra Luna conducts Craniosacral therapy and Jin Shin Jutsu classes for tension release and calmness.
Address: 896 Dunearn Rd, #03-03D, Singapore 589472
MSFIT Personal Training
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Some of you may want a personal trainer to help you reach your fitness goals and that’s where MSFIT comes in! MSFIT provides personal training sessions in their own gyms that are by women, for women. Here’s how it works: you’ll get in touch with one of their MSFIT trainers who will create a personal workout plan for your goals and needs and they’ll then work with you at every session to get the results you want.
The added plus is that some of their trainers are familiar with different medical specialisations such as PCOS management, navigating physical health from disordered eating and even joint and muscle strengthening from injury. You get to choose the trainer that you’re most comfortable with and work with them at one of their two gyms at Bugis or Clarke Quay (or even at your own home!).
Address: 19 Hong Kong Street, #02-01, Singapore 059662 | 51 Middle Rd, #02-01, Singapore 188959
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Hanging in the air on a hammock sounds like a lot of fun. If you haven’t already heard of Aerial Yoga, it’s a combination of yoga, pilates and dance while you hang from a silk hammock that supports your poses. Her Tribe’s aerial classes focus on different mobility exercises such as stretching and strength training. The aerial studio is also big on supporting mums-to-be and offers prenatal aerial classes and antenatal birth courses that teach women relaxation techniques to prepare for birth.
Address: 329a Joo Chiat Rd, Singapore 427586
Thank you for the feature, Shona!