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Community Classes + Memberships

Free Community Yoga Class

A free weekly class every Sunday 4-5pm. Aimed at those less able to afford to pay for yoga in a studio, but also for anyone who is tired of everything in London being just that bit too expensive!
We strongly encourage booking into this class (via our timetable below) but if this is problematic for you, for whatever reason, then please turn up 10 mins before the class start time and the teacher will accommodate  you.
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Fitness Disco – A free inclusive classes for adults with learning disabilities

A free class every other Tuesday at 11am. Battling isolation through age and ability inclusive, fun fitness. Classes bring together participants with learning disabilities and/ or neurodiversity to try everything from battle ropes, to indoor rowing and boxing. We always finish the session with a dance so everyone leaves in a good mood!
Class is open to all but most participants visit us with their support workers from Hub Club Outward Housing and Look Ahead Care Home.
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Solidarity with Striking Workers

If you’re missing out on pay whilst on strike, send us an email and we’ll set you up some free classes. We stand in solidarity with striking workers in London including nurses and teachers.
 
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Free Community Memberships

5% of our memberships at any one time are FREE for people in the local community who cannot afford to pay for a studio membership or would benefit from studio fitness due to a health condition. There’s no ‘application’ simply send us an email (or have your NHS social prescriber send us an email) to rhian@strongandbendy.co.uk and we will set up your membership.
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20% NHS Discount

Work for our lovely NHS? We❤️you! Just let us know and we’ll reduce your membership price by 20%.
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Sharing our space

We regularaly offer our studio and garden for free to community organisations, not for profits and all-round nice people to do cool stuff 😊 We’ve hosted everything from Big Yoga Club, Anti Diet Riot Club, to theatre rehearsals, and community dance rehearsals.
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Funded by Strong + Bendy

In the last 5 years we have received a £1,000 grant from Wick Award which has helped us deliver some of the adult inclusive classes. Everything else is paid for out of our own profits. The impact we have on the local community is a key part of Strong + Bendy, as long as we are open we will seek to make fitness inclusive for the wonderful community we are in.

 

COMMUNITY CLASSES

Yoga each Sunday at 4pm. Adult inclusive classes every other Tuesday at 11am. All other info available on request from rhian@strongandbendy.co.uk.

FITNESS CLASSES

East London’s best fitness classes in our indoor and outdoor studios!

Outdoor Studio

Outdoor classes in our unique outdoor studio in Hackney Wick.

The most exciting place to do a workout in East London.

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Indoor Studio

Our indoor studio is on the ground floor and opens out onto our beautiful outdoor gym. Filled with natural light and plenty of fresh air it’s the perfect place to practise yoga and our try signature class POP HIIT Pilates.

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Battle Ropes

You will not find this class anywhere else in East London or beyond! We are the only fitness studio or gym in Hackney Wick that offers battle ropes classes. Expect tough cardio and strength training all rolled into one in this unique fitness class.

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Pop HIIT Pilates

This fitness class is totally unique to Strong + Bendy. Expect pilates inspired moves and interval training choreographed to music.

An incredible all over body workout that is so fun you’ll hardly notice how hard you’re working!

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Strong + Bendy Workout

A challenging class that uses Water Rowers and Airbikes along with dumbbells and bodyweight moves for your endurance and strength training all rolled into one!

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Strength Circuits

The most popular fitness class on our timetable. Outdoor exercise classes don’t get any more challenging or motivating than this! Try everything from battle ropes, to pull-up bars and TRX all in one class.

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Kettlebells

Kettlebell classes in London are not easy to find. At Strong + Bendy we have a wide range of Kettlebells (from 2kg – 24kg) and experienced trainers to help you get the most out of this amazing workout.

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FREE Yoga

FREE community class each Sunday at 4pm.

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Yoga

Our yoga teachers are some of the most sought after in East London, leading you through unique and challenging practises.

We have one of the most beautiful yoga studios in Hackney.

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Community Classes + Memberships

Accessible and free classes for the local community!

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Dance Parties

The best Hen, Birthday and Work parties in Hackney Wick.

Learn an iconic dance routine!

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MEET THE TEAM

The friendliest teachers in East London. You will never feel intimidated trying a class with us!
Boxing Instructor

@anicat_london

Anika | It’s hard to believe someone this nice can punch that hard 🥊😂 Teaches Boxing, Battle Ropes and TRX with endless enthusiasm.

julie mass

@mass_fitness_pt

Julie | Our master of strength training. Julie never runs out of new and inventive ways to make you burn!

Tessa Stannard

@tessastannard

Tessa | Brings her theatre and dance background to her POP HIIT Pilates and Dance Classes. Expect sassy routines and hype girl energy!

Strong and Bendy Studio Manager contact today with your query

@jooliuh

Julia | Studio Manager | Feel free to ask our resident Scandinavian gal for help regarding Strong + Bendy at julia@strongandbendy.co.uk!

jess flood

@jessflood

Jess Flood | Brings a calmness and kindness to her yoga flows and meditation.

Twerking Classes Hackney Wick

@thisblackwomancan

Nana | The QUEEN of Twerking and Dancehall. Nana runs empowering dance workshops that leave you feeling on top of the world!

Anthony Selwyn

@yogianthony

Anthony | Brings his dancers background + deep knowledge of anatomy to his yoga classes focused on improving flexibility.

Rhian Cowburn

@strong_bendyrhi

Rhi | Strong + Bendy founder, battle ropes world record breaker, 12 hours of burpee contender and all round monkey on the pull-up bars! You can find hear teaching Circuits, POP HIIT Pilates, Battle Ropes + more.

Samantha Stone yoga

@loveyouredge

Samantha | Helps you find your fierce with her powerful flows, fun arm balancing and awesome playlists.

Faye Mouse Bell

@strong_bendy

Mouse | Strong + Bendy founder | The queen of kettlebells, expect expert technique and advanced moves in her classes.

Vinyassa and Yin Yoga by Hongyi

@hongyihuang

Hongyi | Brings kindness & calming energy to Vinyasa & Yin classes.

Grace Power Yoga Teacher

@gracefloraaa

Grace | Powerful but welcoming Vinyasa flow yoga from a friendly northerner (+ our BFF!)

Katy teaches circuits, pilates and battle ropes

@kit_it_simple

Katy | Our pocket rocket: big workouts from a small package! Battleropes, Circuits and Pop HIIT Pilates.

Gary

Gary (“Baby G”)

Little G | Studio Hound | Motivating barks and post work-out cuddles.

THINGS WE CARE ABOUT!

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Strong + Bendy’s work in the local community!

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Tired of gyms pressuring you to change your body? So are we!