Let’s Get Physical: 10 Of The Best Pilates Studios In Perth

byClare Ryan
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It’s time to stretch it out! Pilates is renowned for being a controlled workout that will firm, burn, tighten and get you sweating. It doesn’t matter if you’re an uncoordinated beginner with no core strength, or an advanced Pilates pro who has been mastering the moves for years, Pilates is suitable for everyone. Get ready to build your strength and flexibility, amongst the never-ending list of health and fitness benefits, from these Perth Pilates studios.

Heartbeat High

Hidden amongst the treetops of Barrack St, Heartbeat High is your fitness escape from the hustle of Perth’s CBD. A downtown contemporary pilates studio that boasts a huge timetable of Reformer and Floor classes. Even though they’re well-known as the cool kids of the Perth Pilates scene, Heartbeat’s instructors are friendly, welcoming and super knowledgable, teaching to a range of abilities and ages. If it’s your first time meeting a reformer, then jump into a Reform class to learn the technique and get comfortable on the machine. If you’re ready to turn up the heat and get your heartbeat high-er, then Freeform is their signature open-level Reformer workout. For Pilates enthusiasts, Cult Classic is the class to master the advanced moves. Whatever the class, these guys make working out fun.  New clients can sign up to their Intro Teaser with 2 weeks of Unlimited Reformer & Floor for $59. 

Level 3/5 Barrack St, Perth 

North Fremantle Pilates (NFP)

This studio opened on 2020 and is dedicated to tightening your buns. Founders/head instructors Elli Dell Borrello and Helen Bossi have created a welcoming boutique reformer studio in North Fremantle that is open seven days. There are beginner classes for those looking to learn the ropes and an intermediate class if you need a challenge. NFP also holds a more athletic class for those wanting to learn a new Pilates skill; Jump Sweat Fundamental and Jumps Sweat are full body exercises, while using the jump board in a variety of ways. Prepare to be challenged.

212 Queen Victoria St, North Fremantle

LA Fit Studio

Turn it up with the slow moves of Lagree fitness, which is like Pilates, but on steroids. If you’re after Lagree fitness then LA Fit is the place to go with 45 minute classes, which will have you shaking. Lagree takes reformer Pilates to the next level with the Megaformer machine (sounds scary, but it isn’t), which provides a low impact full body workout that targets slow twitch muscle fibres, which means that you’re creating long and lean muscles. Your muscles will hate you, but they’ll be stronger in no time.

91 Brisbane St, Perth
319 Hay St, Subiaco

Corefocus Pilates Australia

Get ready to improve your coordination and balance with the full body workout at Corefocus. Their high intensity reformer classes are available at several locations and they offer beginner classes, which run through the five basic principles of Pilates. There are also Reformer Align classes and Core Burn classes that focuses on mat work principles, expect a serious ab workout. These guys also welcome pregnant clients, after you’ve had a one on one assessment.

67 Coghlan Rd, Subiaco
103A Waratah Avenue, Dalkeith
146 Railway Street, Swanbourne

The Pilates Lab

This Scarborough studio offers mat and reformer Pilates, so the choice is yours! Sculpt those muscles with their classes that welcome all levels, although you must complete their introduction to Pilates class if you’re new to the Pilates world. If you don’t want to use the machine then you can rely on the strength and control of your own body, with their Matwork Pilates class, which also welcomes all fitness levels.

16B Calais Road, Scarborough

Flow Space

Find your flow in one of Flow Space’s Power Reformer Classes, it’s all about stretching it out and feeling straighter, aligned and stronger! It only takes one or two sessions to learn your way around the reformer machine and Flow Space are big believers in not letting the machine put you off trying something new. Have you been to their North Perth studio? It’s a very cool 1900s church that has been fully restored.

158A Vincent St, North Perth
11b / 248 Leach Hwy, Myaree 

The Studio Perth

These guys know their Pilates, with their Joondalup studio celebrating its 10th birthday in 2020. They offer several Pilates classes to leave your body shaking, as well as a hot Pilates class that is performed in a 34-degree room, so you’ll be sweating as soon as you walk in the door.  They also have Power Reformer for all fitness levels and Jumpboard Reformer that includes weights and props – their reformers are located at the Butler and East Vic Park studios only.

Unit 1, 345 Shepperton Road, East Victoria Park
Unit 7/200 Winton Road, Joondalup
Unit 4, 2 Amesbury Loop, Butler

Pure Moves

Who knew there were so many different ways to explore Pilates? At Pure Moves you can expect Pilates Reformer, Reformer Sweat, Pilates Mat, Rest & Realign, Mat Sweat, Barre PHIT (a Pilates and Barre combo) and the list of classes goes on. Just as you think you’re mastering Pilates, Pure Moves ups the ante with new classes that challenge you, while toning and strengthening all those weak spots.

Upstairs at Cottesloe Central, 460 Stirling Highway, Cottesloe

The Pilates Co

Reset at this boutique reformer studio in North Beach, that specialises in reformer Pilates group sessions, corporate sessions and even private classes…for when you need a little extra attention. They also have Reformer Essentials, Reformer and a slower paced Reformer Rest class, for those times that you just feel like a slow pace class, which focuses on stretching and mobility.

93 Flora Terrace, North Beach

Pilates Bar

Coming soon to Dunsborough is Pilates Bar. This new studio is coming in hot, literally, with German made infrared heater panels that can amp up the temperature to 33 degrees. The perks of a hot class, besides sweating, is that it helps your muscles relax and promotes detoxification, amongst other pros. Their Red-former class is set to be the hottest Reformer Pilates class in the South West.

5/54 Dunn Bay Rd, Dunsborough

Cover photo of Heartbeat High