So many fitness choices at FITPOD

The Pilates Pod is the newest addition to FITPOD at The Studios at Lifestyle Centre. With state-of-the-art equipment, qualified instructors and beautiful design elements, this magnificent studio provides the perfect formula for a healthy and robust core workout.

Conveniently located at The Studios in Lifestyle Centre, with free, safe and secure undercover parking, FITPOD is a collection of multidisciplinary fitness and exercise studios, offering world class instruction and training, all under one roof. FITPOD 1 houses the specialised Pilates Pod, fully equipped with BASI Systems finely crafted Pilates equipment, including reformers, wall towers, arm chair barrel sets, wunda chairs and spine correctors with F2 system. FITPOD 2 and 3 are additional studios in which Pilates mat classes, along with a number of other fitness and dance classes, are held, with the availability of additional Pilates accessories including mats and blocks. Each FITPOD studio has air-conditioning and is fitted with a Bluetooth music system and ability to stream classes to an online audience, as well as being connected to The Studios’ generator, to ensure continuity of classes during loadshedding and power outages.



A number of fully qualified Pilates instructors offer a variety of private, semi-private and/or mat classes throughout the day and week, while the ladies at the FITPOD reception desk are on hand to greet and direct clients and assist with check-in processes. The Octiv online booking app provides an easy to manage system for client bookings and is directly linked to Discovery Vitality to allow clients to check in and out of classes and automatically be awarded 100 points for every 1 hour session. Momentum Multiply members are also rewarded for how they choose to move at FITPOD.       



Sharing the contemporary space with unique neighbours like Next Level, Coffee Lab and the eclectic stores in The Studios only adds to the overall FITPOD experience. Similarly. the energy of the FITPOD studios on the mezzanine is transferred into the retail space below, so that shoppers can enjoy the vibe and vitality that is generated.

Lifestyle Centre owner, Bruce Rencken, explains, “When we started FITPOD just over a year ago, our aim was to bring top fitness and dance professionals in their respective fields together, in order to provide an intimate, unique fitness and leisure offering for North Coast locals in an inspiring and uplifting environment. This collaboration with top trainers has cultivated a collective consciousness that allows FITPOD to provide a wide variety of disciplines to meet different needs, all within one convenient space. Ultimately, the mission of FITPOD is to encourage and promote healthy and happy living, the Ballito way!”

In addition to Pilates, Ballito locals can choose from a selection of other disciplines at FITPOD, including functional and aerobic fitness with Gina Mazzoni, yoga classes with Helen Garner and Robynne-Leigh McNeill, Zumba with Chantelle Nicholson, rebounding with Nicole von Berg, Shotokan Karate offered by Nihon Dojo, and various forms of dance classes with the likes of SWISH Studios, FootworX Dance Centre, Stow Academy of Irish Dance, Freedom Dance Studio, Dance Café, Red Veil Studio and Bollywood dance with Alyssa Pillay.



FITPOD is coordinated, managed and delivered by a professional team with a collaborative mindset, with the aim to personally, professionally and passionately deliver instruction to those who choose to live healthily, move their bodies, and feed their souls, whatever their chosen exercise regime.

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