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The best pilates classes in Leeds

People in Leeds pilates class

Yoga is a complete system for treating all that ails the body and mind, but some people struggle to reconcile the spiritual and philosophical aspects and are just looking for a way to be stronger and more flexible – which is where Pilates comes in: Pilates is a system of exercises that focuses on core strength and flexibility whilst teaching an awareness of the body’s movements. But where can you the best pilates classes in Leeds?


Equilibrium Health Personal Training and Pilates Leeds – Lower Ground Floor Suite, Cathedral Chambers, Great George St, Leeds LS2 8BD

Jon and Claire Wray have turned Equilibrium into one of the best fitness centres in Leeds with lots of hard work and a friendly, professional and caring attitude. Claire is an Advanced Practitioner of Modern Pilates with 14 years of experience as a teacher and offers one-to-one, duet sessions (that’s two clients to one trainer) and regular classes. Your first session is free so that you can see if she’s the right fit for you.


Virgin Active Leeds, The Light – Unit 21 The Light, The Headrow, Leeds LS1 8EQ

Virgin Active is a high-class members club in The Light complex on The Headrow that offers five Pilates classes a week with three teachers, Miranda Wells, Carla Vickers and Ross Forde. They’re all highly experienced Pilates teachers who will take great care of you – oh, and as members you’ll also have access to the best gym and pool in Leeds!


Leeds Osteopathy and Clinical Pilates – 57 Great George St, Leeds LS1 3BB

If you’re looking at Pilates to help alleviate a more serious or chronic health condition such as a bad neck or back, it may be prudent to skip a general class and find a therapist who can tailor a range of treatment specifically for you. All of the osteopaths at Leeds Osteopathy and Clinical Pilates have been trained in the DMA Clinical Pilates method that was pioneered by Australian physiotherapist, Craig Phillips, to focus in on specific issues for quick and effective postural imbalance corrections. All practitioners of DMA must be qualified in some form of physical healthcare such as osteopathy and chiropractic.


That’s it for our brief rundown of our recommended Pilates classes in Leeds city centre. As always the team at Trafalgar Street car park would be very happy to look after your car while you’re enjoying one of these classes!