Hong Kong gyms have been closed for the majority of the lockdown, meaning they’ve had to re-adapt to cope with the current restrictions—enter virtual fitness. Here are some of the best current online fitness classes in Hong Kong to help you work up a sweat at home and support the affected businesses.
Hong Kong’s high-end gym PURE Fitness and PURE Yoga has been vigilant in providing online services for its loyal community of cardholders. The live-streamed classes are conducted over Zoom so you can enjoy a group workout virtually, wherever you are. PURECAST is a bilingual (English/Chinese) online video platform that features different styles, levels and duration. You can expect over 120 yoga and group fitness classes to choose from weekly. It’s free to use during the lockdown.
Known for its HIIT workouts, H-KORE has also been at the forefront of the online fitness community during the Hong Kong lockdown. Keep up the good work at home with its online classes, which are live-streamed and available on-demand. You can also book a private live-streamed class with a personal trainer if you want to go the extra mile. Newcomers can try the seven-day trial to access all on-demand videos. The live-streamed options start from HK$150 per class.
This yoga sanctuary is offering seven-day free trials for its online studio KITA tv. Keep up with your daily ritual at home with these yogis. After the free trial, you can sign up for only HK$20 per month or HK$200 for the whole year. There’s everything you need on the platform, including a dedicated Spotify playlist.
The Yoga Room
Practice your sun salutations with The Yoga Room, which is hosting daily practices to help you keep up healthy routines at home. Live-streamed classes are conducted over Zoom and range from Hatha to prenatal yoga. The first class is free for Hong Kong residents then it’s HK$150 per class. There’s also an online store that features everything from yoga mats to essential oils.
Hong Kong’s premier strength and conditioning facility Coastal Fitness is providing free online classes throughout the lockdown to connect with the local community. Each session is a combination of basic strength and conditioning and all you need is a weighted backpack. The schedule for the Live30 sessions takes place three times a day – one in the morning, afternoon and early evening. If you would like to participate, just drop the team an email to receive the Zoom link.
Work with F45, world-renowned for its intensive training programmes that deliver results, fast. Its starting to offer free F45 Live classes to anyone in Hong Kong who is stuck in mandatory quarantine; namely Penny Bay, close-contact quarantines or hotel quarantines for travel until April 20. Anyone in quarantine or Isolation in Hong Kong can sign up—to make lockdown a tad easier.
Dee Dream Life
Get some dance moves in at home with Dee Dream Life. Prices start from HK$108 for a 60-minute session and classes are running every day, whether you’re looking to practice some Cha-Cha or book something for your child, like the Kids Samba.
Barre 2 Barre
Offering both on-demand and live-streamed classes during the lockdown period, Barre 2 Barre is a go-to for essential home workouts. Prices range from US$15 for drop-in classes and go up to US$450 for a private live stream intro three-pack.