Beginners and non-climbers are welcome at all our classes. Come early to reserve a spot as space is limited per class. Pay your day pass or swipe your membership card at the front desk.

Yoga mats can be rented for R40 a mat but we advise you to bring your own or purchase an eco-friendly Prana mat in our gear store as rental mats are limited.

First timers will need to complete our  waiver.

Each class will be slightly different to the next, depending on who is instructing, what music is played and what the instructor offers on the day. All classes suitable for all levels.

Notify the instructor of injuries or medical conditions, if you are new or pregnant.

Yoga and climbing are very synergistic. Climbing requires core strength, balance, breathing and focus and mental discipline – all skills that Yoga helps with tremendously, which is why so many climbers do Yoga. Beginners and non-climbers are very welcome at all our classes. Just introduce yourself to the teacher and let them know it’s your first time.

Classes are subject to change. Space is on a first come first serve basis.

Yin
A slow-paced meditative style of yoga with postures that are held for longer. It aims to cultivate awareness of inner stillness.

Vinyasa
A flowing sequence of postures that synchronizes the breath with movement. This invigorating practice has a strong foundation in Ashtanga with a focus on core strength, breath awareness and key alignment principles.

Ashtanga
Ashtanga is a traditional flow yoga practice based on a set sequence of postures that combine stretching, strengthening, focusing and breathing to create a powerful yet graceful practice.

Budokon
The science, art, philosophy and mix of classical yoga with martial arts, calisthenics, animal locomotion and life science makes for a fun and physically demanding practice.

Pilates
An exercise program designed to strengthen the muscles of the abdomen, lower back, and buttocks and to improve overall flexibility and coordination.

Synergy
Synergy is traditional Hatha Yoga with an understanding from exercise based physio therapy. This unique style of yoga is very fluid and dynamic with a strong focus on alignment incorporating fun and challenging transitions that will have you tap into your deep core.

Our fitness training area includes the gym area and the climbing-specific training area all on the mezzanine floor overlooking the climbing walls.

The gym is equipped with weights, kettle bells, cardio machines and strength training gym equipment.

The climbing specific area is complete with peg boards, pull up bars, campus boards, system boards, finger boards and Moonboards.

The use of these facilities is included in the day pass or monthly membership.

JHB Fitness Equipment

Cardio

  • 4 treadmills
  • 2 rowers
  • 3 spin bikes
  • 2 eliptical
  • 2 assault bikes

General strength training

  • dumbbells
  • free weights
  • smith machine
  • Full ZEST fitness machine circuit

Climbing specific strength training

  • system board
  • peg board and maze
  • campus board with 3 different size rungs and slopers
  • Moon board
  • various hang hang-boards
  • compression (poutre) board

Stretch Zone

  • foam rollers
  • pilates balls
  • stretch mats
  • skipping ropes
  • resistance bands
  • gymnastic rings
  • TRX system

CPT Fitness Equipment

Cardio

  • 5 treadmills
  • 2 rowers
  • 2 assault air bikes
  • 3 spin bikes
  • 2 elliptical

General Strength Training

  • dumbells
  • kettle bells
  • free weights
  • full gym machine circuit

Climbing Specific Strength Training

  • system board
  • peg board
  • campus board with 3 different size rungs and slopers
  • moon board
  • various hang hang boards
  • compression (poutre) board

Stretch Zone

  • foam rollers
  • pilates balls
  • stretch mats
  • skipping ropes
  • resistance bands
  • gymnastic rings
  • TRX system

Public holiday yoga classes are 75 minutes at 9:30 as the gym closes at 18:00.

MICHAL
PILATES
Qualification: Body Arts and Science International (BAS) Comprehensive Pilates Teacher Training

What motivates me: Enabling people to establish an intimate connection with their bodies from which they can move freely.

My Pilates style: Irreverent. Some call it noodling. I call it Michalaties. Come join us for some fun strength training!

    BLAKE
    FITNESS TRAINING
    Qualification: Higher Certificate in Exercise Science: Personal Trainer and Sport Conditioning Coach

    What motivates me: I am motivated to help others create a healthy relationship between their minds and bodies – this allows you to surpass your previous limitations!

    My training style: Easy going and tailored to meet your specific health and fitness goals. My classes range from offering basic routines for gym newbies to technical, sport-specific programmes for advanced athletes.

      HANA
      YOGA
      Qualification: 200hr YTT at ReUnion Yoga with Jim Harrington

      What motivates me: For years I struggled with back problems, and starting my yoga practice has alleviated these considerably. Furthermore, I have found that meditation and consistent yoga practice have helped me tremendously in managing anxiety. I am motivated to share my experience and, hopefully, inspire people who may be experiencing similar hurdles in life. Yoga is your practice and your journey – I am just here to guide you through it.

      My yoga style: My classes pair strengthening and stretching the body with a mindful focus on breathwork.

        KIM
        YOGA
        Qualification: Bachelor of Music in dance, mastering in classical ballet; 200hr YTT at ReUnion Yoga with Jim Harrington; Yoga Synergy Fundamentals; Yoga Synergy How to Boost Your Energy

        What motivates me: Yoga provides a vehicle to everything that represents well-being to me. Beyond the joy of being intensely physical, present, and balanced in the body, the philosophy and mindfulness feeds every other aspect of living. I take immense gratification in my duty to share with my students this information and offer a type of sanctuary that I still find in my own practice.

        My yoga style: Simple answer: whatever works. I use principles learnt in traditional yoga practice (ashtanga and Iyengar) as well as Synergy and Pilates; my classical ballet background has also given me an eye for detail and movement quality. Above all: play.

          CLAUDIA
          YOGA
          Qualification: 200hr YTT at ReUnion Yoga with Jim Harrington

          What motivates me: To take a deeper and more realistic look at oneself. To accept that which is and to have the tools (physically and mentally) to overcome suffering. To have fun exploring your own potential!

          My yoga style: A synergistic approach of slow and steady movements aligned with your breath and awareness.

            LOUISE
            PILATES
            Qualification: Pilates Mat (eta College); Pilates Zen, Align Athletic (Virgin Active)

            What motivates me: Simply making people move is one of my greatest joys and, beyond that, it’s incredibly rewarding to see the growth in strength and style in people that keep up a consistent Pilates practice. 

            My Pilates style: Intense and focused, but with interaction and the freedom to choose your level.

              CHARNEY
              YOGA
              Qualification: 200hr Sivanda Integral Yoga; 200hr Ashtanga Vinyasa; 60hr Yoga for Women; Yoga Therapy Training

              What motivates me: The breath, meditation, stillness. The power to take the qualities we learn on the mat –  spaciousness, breath, mindfulness and letting go – and find them in life.  

              My yoga style: My style of teaching is both intuitive and informed, taking the best things I’ve learned teaching yoga and integrating them into my classes. Breath, meditation, flow and constructive rest.

                Amy
                YOGA
                Qualification: 200hr YTT with Wellness Connection

                What motivates me: Yoga has the ability to heal our physical, mental and emotional selves. My practice has given me the tools I need to move through the greatest challenges in life feeling supported and grounded. Similarly, it has opened my mind to fully experience the world’s incredible wonders. I am inspired to share with those around me, to empower them to develop both a personal practice of mindfulness, and a sense of playful curiosity within the framework of yoga.

                My yoga style: Throughout my yoga journey I have practised ashtanga, vinyasa, budokon, kundalini, yin and meditation, and I aim to incorporate aspects from each of these styles into my classes, with a focus on mindful, intuitive movement. I try to create a playful, encouraging environment that allows students to release expectation and judgement, offering a safe space to be your most authentic self.

                  Storm
                  YOGA | Studio manager, Assistant gym manager
                  Qualification: 200hr YTT at ReUnion Yoga with Jim Harrington

                  What motivates me: Health! I want to be strong, flexible and calm in life, and I love facilitating a space that allows others to achieve the same goal. I try to hold classes that anyone can join without feeling intimidated, with the aim of equipping my students to explore their practice further and gain the confidence to step out of their comfort zone and into new styles and classes.

                  My yoga style: Slow and focused on the basic postures and sequences of vinyasa, with emphasis on correct alignment, so that students can build a firm foundation in yoga fundamentals.

                    Joff
                    YOGA
                    Qualification: E-RYA Certified 500hr YTT; 200hr at ReUnion with Jim Harrington; 300hr at the Shala; Bachelor of Science in Human Bioscience

                    What motivates me: Yoga has been my glue over the past twelve years, and its teachings have expanded my heart and mind to hold space with the utmost care and entrainment. I love the eight limbs of yoga that one can ‘climb’, and helping others to bring their own heartfelt spirituality into their daily fitness regimen, with a focus on strength training for climbing and other sports. I set strong intentions to draw students to mindful connection with the present through pranayama (breathwork) and meditation.

                    My yoga style: My Yoga for Climbers classes are largely vinyasa based; I also teach beginners’ and synergy yoga with strong self-affirmations and focus on the expansion of the body’s inner space, introspection and resilience. My cornerstones are the use of breath and explorative body movements intertwined with one’s senses, along with an experienced rock climbing and route setting background.

                      MEGAN
                      YOGA
                      Qualification: 300hr YTT at ReUnion Yoga with Jim Harrington including Synergy teacher training; 50hr YTT Yin Teacher Training with Wellness Connection

                      What motivates me: The practice of yoga is not only physical, but also connects us with our emotional and mental well-being. Our practice on the mat flows over into our life off the mat, and guides us to finding balance in everyday life – we learn to understand when to be unyielding, and when to let go.   

                      My yoga style: I’m in love with the idea of Sukha and Sthira: the dichotomy of strength and endurance versus ease and self-acceptance. My classes invite the practice of being fully present with all the sensations and experiences that occur in the body and mind. We flow through a sequence of asanas while remaining connected with the breath. My style supports you in letting go of perfection and embracing self-acceptance, both on and off the mat.

                        Roald
                        Vinyasa yoga teacher
                        Qualification – 200 hour Vinyasa yoga at Living Yoga.

                        What motivates me – I’ve always been a very active person and yoga teaches you to connect your body, breath and mind.

                        My Yoga style – Meditation, finding joy and steadiness in every pose.

                          NATHALIE
                          PILATES TEACHER
                          Nathalie has completed the Comprehensive Pilates Certification in 2014 and have been teaching pilates for 6 years, as well as aerial and personal training.

                          She enjoys mostly expressive and challenging activities and believes that Pilates helps strengthen all muscles of your body so you can enjoy a better performance with a lesser chance of injury in any sports and hobbies you are passionate about.

                          “What lies behind us and what lies before us, are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”

                            Jess
                            PILATES/Vinyasa TEACHER
                            Qualification – 200 hour YTT at Hotpod Yoga Pretoria

                            What motivates me – Movement that facilitates healing on a physical and emotional level is what drew me to yoga in the first place. Yoga is this connection between mind and body, heart and soul.

                            My yoga style – slow and nurturing with a strong emphasis on correct alignment and balance.

                            My yoga classes will give you a strong understanding of the basic yoga postures, as well as challenge you to try out more of the “intermediate” ones.

                              CARLY
                              VINYASA YOGA TEACHER
                              What motivates me – Deepening the understanding of oneself by connecting mind and body to create harmony.

                              My Yoga style – I believe in creating harmony in all aspects of our lives. I try create balance in my classes, flowing through both easy and challenging poses creating a space for you to challenge yourself and then having a space to relax and be at ease. Exploring our mind and body expect a little meditation and breath control in the mix.

                                James
                                FUNDAMENTAL YOGA TEACHER
                                Qualification – 4 year Iyengar Introductory Certificate (2017), Jivamukti Teacher Certification (2011), Hatha Teacher Certification (2006)

                                What motivates me – My love for teaching and the hope of waking up

                                My yoga style – I’ve always tried to emphasise getting clear on the basics to create a strong foundation. This means focusing on the underlying principles of yoga so that people can understand the reasons behind the practice. My classes are workshop based with a lot of detail in the instruction. I believe if you get the basics right, the fancy stuff will sort itself out. And meditation: don’t forget the meditation part 🙂

                                  JARRYD
                                  BUDOKON INSTRUCTOR
                                  Qualifications – Jarryd has been practicing for over 17 years and completed his Budokon Teacher Training in 2017.

                                  What motivates me – Budokon Yoga invites all yogis to a strong martial arts based flow. A dance between the yogi and the warrior, the mind and the body.

                                  My Yoga style – I view the yogic space as a safe and joyous space. With this practice you will build strength and dynamic agility in the mind as well as a harmonious and powerful relationship with your body.

                                    SUSANNA
                                    VINYASA/YIN YOGA TEACHER
                                    There are so many guides – yogis and non-yogis – out there that have hepled shape me and still shape me as a Yoga Guide.

                                    After teaching for 9 years I can say with certainty that aspects of this practice and the way one guides people through it, change; all – the – time!

                                    One of the most profound things that I have learnt is to stop straining and pushing and to instead practise EASE. Finding ways in your yoga practice to move and breathe and feel what is really going on while you are practising … and then understanding and experiencing what it means to move with ease IN YOUR OWN BODY. This inevitably will flow over into the rest of your life.

                                    So you come to a class, and together we’ll figure out what works for you, and where you can let go a bit … or a whole lot!

                                    It’s a symbioses, where we all benefit from practising ease.

                                      Sajiv
                                      VINYASA YOGA TEACHER
                                      In 2015 Sajiv completed a Vinyasa yoga teacher training facilitated by Living Yoga and immediately took the opportunity to teach.

                                      He draws inspiration from ancient yogic texts, dance, music and life in general to teach classes that require not only strength and focus, but also bring a very playful element to your practise.  His classes are mentally and physically uplifting and challenging as he loves doing backbends, arm balances and being upside down in inversions to look at things from a different perspective.

                                        Kelly
                                        Advanced yoga instructor
                                        I am 21 and have been teaching yoga for 5 years. now, after a year in and around Bali teaching yoga I am filled with inspiration and can’t wait to share it! I recently got into climbing and am loving the added strength it’s bringing into my physical practice. come join me for a fun, playful and challenging class where we will put all your climbing strength to the test! I look forward to meeting you on the mat soon.