Located in a disused Victorian tram depot in Clapton, BLOK is a functional gym space/gallery/lighting installation/cafe - and it's pretty darn innovative to say the least. With over 20-odd classes, you can get involved with anything from boxing, to strength and conditioning classes, HIIT, yoga, barre and Pilates. The on-site cafe offers up the likes of bone broth, Square Mile coffee and juices. Surrounded by exposed brick walls, high concrete ceilings and tramlines, you can only expect to pay a lot of mulla here for each class, at around £14 a pop.
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London Fields Fitness Studio
There are plenty of fit and flexible sorts knocking around London Fields and this place might be the reason why. Run by Sapan, this gym and fitness studio hidden away beneath the arches on Mentmore Terrace put on plenty of classes including spin cycling, weekend boot camps, vinyasa yoga, pilates and a menacing-sounding warriors circuit. No joining fee or costly memberships - drop in and take part in a class which are normally between £5-10. There's also a £20 monthly pass which'll let you go to as many as you like - though booking might be required.
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