Exercise classes

Wellbeing space

From Chinese yoga to HIIT training, our wellbeing space provides a multitude of wellbeing and fitness classes to help you synchronise your mind, body, and soul.

Reconnect & reshape

Sometimes there is nothing more motivating than working out in a group of people of all fitness levels and abilities. When running on the treadmill on your own just doesn't cut it, group exercise is the way to go. We have a wide range of exercise classes available focusing on different areas throughout the body to help you get the most out of your workout. Take a look below for information on our current classes.

*Please note that you must be a member to book our classes online. To sign up for your membership please call our team on 01326 312734

Exercise classes at Merchants Manor

  • Small group private personal training

    The perfect middle ground between individual training and exercise classes, private group personal training brings you the best of both worlds. Whether you're confused about your technique, not ready to join a large group class, or simply prefer working out with friends, we can shape these private sessions to you and your training needs.

  • Qigong/Chinese yoga

    The ancient practice of combining fluid movement with breathing techniques to improve overall well being and synchronicity between the mind and body.

  • HIIT - high intensity interval training

    A cardio-focussed workout in short bursts of energy. If you're looking to improve your athletic capabilities and metabolism, this is the class for you. Suitable for beginners through to intermediate levels.

  • Pilates

    Pilates can change the way you look, feel, and even move on a day to day basis. Improving core strength, flexibility, and posture, pilates is perfect for anyone who suffers from back pain, muscular discomfort, and can even add an extra centimetre or two to your height just through correcting your posture.

  • Kettlebells

    Combining strength conditioning with an intense cardiovascular workout, kettlebell training the the ultimate two in one power house workout. All wrapped up in one simple set of movements.

  • Stretch

    This one does exactly what it says on the tin. Whether you're working on a short circuit or are looking for a more intense workout, fully stretching before and after should always be a vital part of your routine. It can be all too easy to forget to stretch, breathe, and balance your body.

  • Box fit

    Swap out your notepad for a punch pad. Perfect for working out any stresses while providing all the benefits of a high intensity workout, box fit is a win-win. Our trainers take the best techniques from the boxing arena to develop strength and conditioning across the whole body.

  • LIIT - low impact intensity training

    A great way to kick off a workout or start your day, low impact intensity training is a shorter 35 minute workout that focuses on core conditioning and covers both standing and seated exercises.

  • Short circuit

    The perfect way to tone and condition key zones of your body, our four week rotating fitness programme focuses on a different muscle group each week. You can join at any point during the four week cycle, although to get the most of this program we recommend making the most of all four sessions.

  • Tai chi flow

    Fast gaining popularity across the world, tai chi is known for its restorative benefits. Based on the ancient Chinese martial art, tai chi flow can help you align mind, body, and spirit, as well as developing your balance and core strength.


Class timetable

TimeMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
07:00 - 08:00 Kettle bells (45min)Zen in the armZen in the arm 
09:00 - 10:00 Pilates   
09:30 - 10:30Box-Fit Chinese yogaTai Chi flow 
10:00 - 11:00 LB&T   
11:00 - 12:00LIIT (45min) LIIT (45min)   
12:15 - 13:15Pilates Let's do lunch yoga  
18:00 - 19:00  Pilates   Gym circuit
18:30 - 19:30 Kettle Bells  Boot camp  
19:00 - 20:00  Box fit  Gym circuitGym circuit 
19:30 - 20:30 Tai Chi Flow  The Tone Zone  

Join the club

Discover the best of both worlds with gym and swim memberships at Merchants Manor. From zero impact training and professional treadmill workouts to yoga classes and personal training, our monthly, yearly, single, and couples memberships are flexible to your workout needs.

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