Get stretchy with some hallway yoga, try a backyard circuit or dance through your lunch break. Here’s our round up of virtual classes to try at home.
30 minute stretch with Collins Square yoga
Been sitting all day? Stretch and release with Collins Square’s virtual movement videos. A qualified practitioner will talk you through a 30 minute class. All you need is a spot on the floor. Stay tuned for new lunchtime live streamed classes too.
Stress less with Little Mandarin Yoga
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. You’ll be om-ing in no time.
No Gym, no Worries with Melbourne Storm
Melbourne Storm high performance coach Hal Marsden takes you through some easy exercises to do at home in isolation. Just grab a couple of bags of flour for some makeshift weights and clear a space. Then get those knees up and squats low as Hal takes you through the weekly No Gym, no Worries workout.
Virtual circuit training, Hiit and Zumba with Carlton Baths
The Carlton Baths might be closed for now, but their Facebook feed is filled with free workout videos. No weights? No worries. Put those store cupboard cans to good use and get lifting with virtual circuit training. Or feel the Zumba burn with 30 mins of Latin beats.
Salsa, hip hop and Latin dance at Buzz Dance and Fitness
Samba your way through isolation with a Buzz Dance and Fitness Zoom class. Sign up for rumba, cha cha cha, salsa or hip hop. And re-purpose your passive couch for an active barre class.
Move differently with Laneway Learning
Scroll through the Laneway Learning schedule for online classes in anything and everything. Release your inner warrior in a yoga class. Or shimmy up a storm with a burlesque.
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.
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 H.I.I.T session. Or wind down your Wednesday with at home pilates. BYO tea towel and skateboard. Keep an eye out for regular live workouts too.
Push yourself with a Push Fitness personal trainer
Not a self-starter? Book a wake-up call with a Push Fitness personal trainer. Stay motivated and boost that immune system with online one-to-one sessions.
Live stream pilates with Downtown Studio
You cant 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.
Get moving with Move Yoga online
A downward dog a day keeps the doctor away. Move your bod in a Move Yoga flow class. Step it up with hot power vinyasa yoga. Or go gentle with yin for beginners. With 30 classes a week there’s something to suit everyone.
Get on the mat with Pilates on Collins
Release that tension in an on-the-mat class with Pilates on Collins. Sign up for a live streamed class for all skill levels. With five students per sesh, your instructor will tailor the class to suit your needs.
Find your own Yoga Corner
What better opportunity to start a deep breathing practice. Live stream a Yoga Corner pranayama (breath work) class. Get moving with vinyasa flow or focus on wellbeing with a meditation workshop. Namaste.
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.
Hit the mat with Suzanne Pilates
Or get stretchy with on the mat pilates. Feeling tight and rigid and need a massage but can’t get one? Workout live with with Suzanne Pilates’ 75 minute Zoom class 3 May. Or stream the videos on your own schedule.