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

  • HIIT

    High intensity interval training. Maximum effort excersie rounds coupled with short active rests creating an environment that will skyrocket your fitness levels and boost your matabolism. 

  • 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.

  • Box 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 & Reflect

    Inspired by yoga movements, stretch and reflect is set to stretch out the body and tired muscles, regulate your breathing and build energy within your mind and body. Bringing it all back to centre with relaxation at the end to re-energise the body. 

  • Pound

    Pound is a low impact cardio workout for legs, arms and abs. It utilises ripstix to help tone the arms throughout the workout. Pound can be taken at any level to suit your own individual ability. 

  • 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.

  • Tone Zone

    A class dedicated to shaping and toning all key areas of the body. Using differing eqiupment  (kettlebells, mats and bands) as well as body and weight exercises. 

  • 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.

  • Aerobics

    Exercise to music,building on muscular endurance. Designed to be a fun and energetic workout for the whole body. 

  • Zumba
    Zumba combines Latin and International music for a fun and effective workout.
    Dance to great music, with great people, and burn a ton of calories without even realising it.
  • Insanity

    Experience cardio conditioning that will completely transform your body. This challenging workout can be modified to allow you to dig deeper at any fitness level in order to reach your fitness goals. 

Class timetable


07:00 InsanityBox Pad Blast Kettle BellsPlyo Cardio HIIT  
08:15    Yoga  
08:30  Tai Chi FlowKettle Bells   
09:00  Pilates     
09:15 Tone Zone   Box Pad Blast  
09:30  Chinese YogaTai Chi Flow   
10:00      Boot Camp Circuits 
10:15     Insanity  
10:30 LIIT      Tone Zone
11:30 Yoga      
12:15  Yoga LunchIntegral Flow   
14:00  Tone Zone     
17:30 Functional Fitness   Yoga Functional Fitness  
18:00   Insanity    
18:30 Kettle Bells Zumba Insanity Evening Yoga  
19:00   Box HIIT    
19:15   Kettle Bells   
19:30 Tai Chi Pilates     

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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