The best places to workout with your pup
We’ve all walked The Tan with our pooches more times than we can count, so if you're feeling the motivation dwindling as we enter the cooler months, this might just be the push you need to turn up the heat and get back in the studio. We’ve scouted Melbourne to find the best dog-friendly gyms and studios so that your biggest supporter can cheer you on while you work up a sweat. Studios where our favourite four-legged workout buddies can tag along is a big yes from us! Discover them below and get active with your pooch!
DAILY PRACTICE STUDIO
4/75A Chapel St, Windsor
Daily Practice Studio is a boutique fitness studio that re-imagines Pilates as we know it. They offer small group classes and personal training and the best part is that you can bring your dog along to workout with you!
Find out more about Daily Practice Studio here.
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BODHI AND RIDE
CBD, South Yarra, Port Melbourne
Bodhi and Ride is a cycling studio like no other with beautifully designed spaces and tunes to keep you vibing throughout the session, if you’re after a spin class like no other Bodhi and Ride is the place to be. The best news is that all of their locations are pet friendly so you can bring your pooch along for the ride!
Find out more about Bodhi and Ride here.
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463 Smith St, Collingwood
“Doggie dates and lifting weights”. Project Better has just made the gym… better! Bring your pooch to your workout in one of Melbourne’s most beautifully designed gyms. They even offer free Community Outdoor Bootcamp sessions for members, non-members and their four legged workout buddies of course. Join them at 9.30am every Saturday morning at Clifton Hill soccer pitch.
Find out more about Project Better here.
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2 Chapel St, St Kilda
Chapel Fitness is one of our trusty old favourites within the pet-friendly Chapel Precinct. This boutique fitness centre is dog-friendly, so you can bring your dog with you to your next training session.
Find out more about Chapel Fitness here.
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10 Spring St, Fitzroy
Set in a heritage listed studio, Prime Athletica offers gym space and group classes run by a team of highly-experienced, fully-certified personal trainers. Dogs are of course welcome to all training sessions. They even have a infrared sauna to indulge
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19 Everage St, Moonee Ponds
Studio 3 is a boutique yoga and pilates studios that welcomes its doors to four-legged guests as well! Offering aerial yoga, hot yoga and reformer pilates, it caters for all fitness and experience levels.
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