23 Health and Wellness Activities to Do in Manila This 2022

Nothing like starting the new year right by focusing on your health and making your body much stronger, especially during these uncertain times. No matter what kind of workout you like doing, whether it’s yoga or pilates or cycling, there are tons of places within Metro Manila you can visit for your “Balik Alindog 2022”! Here are just some of them:

If you like cycling…


Perigon is a rhythmic cycling studio located in Santolan Town Plaza, San Juan that offers both indoor and online classes. Each class runs for 45 minutes and is open to all persons no matter what their fitness level.


Saddle Row


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Saddle Row is a boutique fitness concept creating tailor-fit indoor workouts for cycling and rowing. There are two branches in Metro Manila: one in Power Plant Mall in Makati City and in Central Square, Bonifacio High Street in Taguig City.

For those interested in taking cycling classes, Saddle Row has three kinds of workouts for you to choose from: The Exchange (a pure cycling workout), The Resistance (a combination of climbs, dance moves, and sprints that works the upper body and core), and The Underground (a cardio-heavy dance party on wheels). Classes run for 45 minutes to 1 hour. Currently, you can only book live online sessions or Video On Demand.


Electric Studio


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Electric Studio is the first-ever indoor cycling boutique in the Philippines which offers a full-body fitness experience. Currently, their classes are conducted in-studio or through live Zoom sessions or Video On Demand and run for 45 minutes to 1 hour.

Other than cycling, Electric Studio now also offers Rhythm Boxing, HIIT, Strength, and Flow classes which are all off-bike. Find their branches in BGC, Podium Mall in Ortigas, Salcedo in Makati, and in Molito Complex in Alabang.


Ride Revolution


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Ride Revolution offers high-intensity full-body workouts that ensure each student gets a fun and unique experience every time they ride. Classes are currently conducted live via Zoom and last for 45 minutes. You can also avail of their On-Demand program which grants you access to live streams and recorded videos so you can work out according to your schedule.


Rave Studio


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Rave Studio offers high-intensity cycling classes as well as strength and conditioning workouts that are all designed to feel like a dance party. You can join their classes online or book a ride during their pop-up outdoor sessions at Ayala Malls The 30th!


If you like yoga…

Bliss Yoga


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Bliss Yoga conducts live online classes and Video On Demand for those who need to care for their physical, spiritual, mental, and emotional well-being in the comfort of their home. Some of the classes that Bliss Yoga offers are Vinyasa Flow (based on sun salutations), Hot Flow (Vinyasa in a heated room), Jivamukti Yoga (involves physical yoga and meditations), Pre-Natal Yoga, and Kids Yoga.


Urban Ashram Yoga


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Urban Ashram offers a variety of yoga classes that are friendly for beginners but are also fit for intermediate and advanced students. Some of the classes they offer are Stress-Free Gentle Flow (gentle movements aimed towards stress-relief), Pranayama and Meditation (30-minute breathing techniques), Pre- and Post-Natal, and Vinyasa (for more advanced students).


Yoga Plus


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Yoga Plus is one of Manila’s premier yoga studios that offer different types of classes for beginners and advanced students alike. Classes, which include Hot Yoga Lab, Ashitanga Variations, Yin Yoga, and Flow, are conducted live online.


Flow+Recovery Studio

Flow + Recovery Studio is a yoga and wellness company geared towards nurturing your physical, emotional, and spiritual wellbeing through movement, yoga, and meditation. They conduct their classes (of which there are tons for you to choose from) live online.


Bikram Yoga

Bikram Yoga studio prides itself as the original Bikram yoga (or hot yoga) studio in the country which offers 90-minute classes live online.


If you like pilates…

Pure Pilates Philippines

Pure Pilates Philippines, which won the Pilates Studio of the Year 2021 award from Fitness Best Asia Awards, is committed to teaching the Authentic Pilates Method, with all instructors being Romana’s Pilates certified instructors. They currently conduct classes via Zoom.


TRU Pilates


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TRU Pilates prides itself as the country’s pioneer and only certified studio for integrated STOTT Pilates and Chiropractic Therapy that is now open for private in-studio sessions. All instructors wear full protective gear so you’re guaranteed to feel safe and protected during your workout!


Surya Fitness Yoga

Surya Fitness Yoga is known for its yoga classes as well as its Pilates-focused workouts. Choose between Mat Pilates, which involves a 40-minute continuous workout of controlled movements to sculpt and tone the body followed by 20-minute stretching, and HIIT Pilates, which combines bodyweight training and dumbells. Classes are currently being conducted virtually.


Options Studio

Options Studio offers a range of different Pilates workouts such as Pilates for sports, leisure, postural correction, rehabilitation, and many more. They conduct live virtual classes for groups and for those who want private sessions.




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At ONELIFE Studio, students get to enjoy a personalized health & fitness program that combines the very best of Pilates, physical therapy, and functional training. They offer virtual coaching to ensure you get expertly-guided exercise sessions you love at home.


If you like gym workouts…

Prime Fitness BF Homes

Prime Elite Fitness Club located along Aguirre Avenue in BF Homes, Parañaque has all the qualities you look for in a fitness center—with tons of equipment, its own sauna, and a variety of fitness classes that will get you back into shape, such as circuit classes, yoga, indoor cycling, and dance classes. They’re currently open from 5 PM to 12 midnight every day.


Kerry Sports

With a whopping 8,000+ square meters of space, Kerry Sports Manila is a high-class fitness gym that has an NBA-grade indoor basketball court, squash and tennis courts, an outdoor pool, and tons of high-quality equipment. It’s located in Shangri-La The Fort and is open daily from 6 AM to 9:30 PM (reservations required).


The Upper Deck Gym

The Upper Deck Gym is a world-class holistic lifestyle hub in Ortigas Technopoint, Pasig City with tons of studios and special wellness offerings to help you work out and unwind. Its badminton, volleyball, and table tennis courts, outdoor wall climbing, swimming pool, and Recovery Spa which offers massages and flotation therapy are all currently open daily from 8 AM to 5 PM (reservations required).


If you like something unique…

Beast House

Beast House is a studio that offers pole and aerial classes, as well as dance and fitness classes. Train like a beast with their many workout offerings using the aerial hoop, aerial hammock, pole, trapeze, and aerial silk, or even join their burlesque lessons! You can book private in-studio sessions at their location in Pioneer Centre, Pasig City or attend them virtually.




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Work on your core strength while feeling sexy at Polecats Manila, an aerial arts and pole dancing studio! Take on the challenge to discover your potential and inner beauty by attending their Pole Fitness, Aerial Hoop, and Aerial Silks classes either online or in-studio at their location at Strata 100, Ortigas Center, Pasig City.


The Bouldering Hive


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The Bouldering Hive calls itself a “playground for adults” for giving everyone an opportunity to experience indoor rock climbing as an alternative workout method. Located in Circuit Makati, this gym is open for walk-in visitors but also offers multiple-entry passes and long-term memberships. You can even book the whole place for your friends and family! They’re open from Wednesday to Friday between 11 AM and 9 PM, and on weekends and holidays from 10 AM to 8 PM.


Climb Central

Climb Central is the largest indoor, air-conditioned climbing gym with approximately 750 square meters of climbing wall space. Located in Greenfield District, Mandaluyong, Climb Central is suitable for both beginners and experienced climbers who wish to use the facility at their own pace. You can even sign up for their introductory program where an instructor will guide you through your rock climbing experience! Walk-ins are allowed and long-term memberships are available.


Stardanz Fitness Studio

Stardanz is a dance studio that specializes in providing formal instruction to students who wish to learn dance, pole, and aerial artistry. No matter what your skill level may be, you’re definitely welcome here! Classes are currently being conducted virtually and in-studio (reservations required). They’re located in Timog, Quezon City.


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