Wellbeing In The City Guide: Liverpool

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As part of our Wellbeing In The City Guide series, we’ve now added the vibrant and cosmopolitan city of Liverpool to the collection.

When it comes to finding healthy food, movement, zen and wellness in the city, Liverpool is blessed with some fantastic yoga, pilates and Barre studios, with plenty of trendy vegetarian and vegan cafes to choose from. We’ve rounded up our favourite spots that will brighten your day and balance your mind, body, and spirit. And if you are spending a weekend there, we’ve also shared our favourite hotels to stay & spa.

Pilates & Barre Studios & Classes

4Most Fitness Pilates Studio 

Would you like to feel toned, strong, bendy and ache free? Pilates gives you strength from the inside out, creates release where there was tension and lengthens and tones your muscles.

Kate Searchfield’s 4Most Fitness Pilates studio in Childwall, South Liverpool is a fully equipped Pilates Studio providing excellent Pilates instruction with STOTT PILATES® Professional Reformers with Cadillac Towers, Small Arc Barrels and Stability Chairs, as well as a complete range of small equipment to challenge and strengthen your body.

With 20 years Pilates teaching experience Kate’s mindful movement approach to Pilates helps you connect your mind with your body. Her classes are carefully designed using the latest scientific research and Pilates methodology to give you a safe and effective Pilates class as well as a fantastic and fun exercise experience.

4Most Fitness has an open-minded approach to exercise for all abilities and provides personal training and small group classes (maximum 6 people per class) for everyone from complete novice to advanced athlete. The class timetable can be accessed here.

Having a small group class means that everyone receives individual attention, ensuring safe and quality exercise movement. The personal training sessions are totally tailored to the individual whether your goal is to rehabilitate from an injury or illness or run a marathon, Kate will provide expert exercise, help and advice to guide you on your path.

Address & Contact

L16 1JL

Email: info@4mostfitness.co.uk

Tel: 07923 365 357

Barre Balance

Barre is a beautiful movement which has the poise of pilates, the flowing sequence of yoga and the finesse of ballet. After living in Australia for 3 years, Barre Balance founder and instructor Natalie Butler moved back to Liverpool with a passion for Barre and opened Liverpool’s first dedicated Barre studio.

Delivering mindful movement and creating a safe space for our members is at the heart of what we do. We have recently moved online, offering on-demand classes, as well as live-streamed classes at various times to suit all availabilities. Classes include Barre Cardio, Barre Tone, and Barre Express.

Feel stronger and become part of our feel-good community with a monthly non contract subscription. To view memberships, please visit the website.

Address & Contact

Bulloch House
10 Rumford Place
L3 9DG

Email: hello@barrebalance.co.uk

Liverpool Physio

Physiolates is a popular service run by highly experienced physiotherapists in Liverpool. They provide private and group Pilates sessions in your home, your work and at their studios in Liverpool city centre that produces positive results to meet their client’s individual needs and goals.

Your first session is free. Call or email to claim taster session (new customers only).

Address & Contact

88 Rodney St
L1 9AR

Email: office@physiolates.org.uk

Tel: 0330 088 5778

Yoga Studios & Classes


This converted warehouse space hidden away in the Baltic triangle has been transformed into one of the most popular yoga studios in the city centre. Ambient smells, low lighting and warm studios help to create the perfect atmosphere to relax and practice yoga. Their timetable includes a wide range of classes for beginners and the experienced, with a mixture of hot and non-hot classes.

Building a yoga community in the heart of the creative district, the Baltic Triangle. The first dedicated yoga studio in the area, Yogacita is a beautifully converted 2,500 sq ft warehouse space on the 1st Floor of the Old Gun Factory. Classes run 7 days a week with 14 instructors offering various styles, mostly hot but with a few non-hot too.

Address & Contact

The Old Gun Factory, 1st Floor,
20 Watkinson Street,
Baltic Triangle,
L1 0AF

Tel: 0151 709 4358

Email: info@yogacita.co.uk

The Yoga Hub

Situated in the heart of the Liverpool’s Central Business District, this studio is Liverpool’s hub for Hot Yoga, Pilates, fitness and wellbeing.

Their aim is to create a warm and calming space to allow yogi’s and guests to relax and make the positive changes they seek. They believe a Wellbeing centre should be a haven from the daily stresses and strains of everyday life. So when you walk through the door you are given a warm and genuine welcome. Their ethos includes being non-judgemental, encouraging, positive and accepting of our uniquely quirky ways.

Yoga Hub Liverpool is a business which operates a ‘support group’ to provide mutual aid, training, education, therapy and wellbeing support to its members.

Whether your goal is weight loss, detoxing, stress management, improved fitness, recovery from injury or just to come to a place where you can unwind and de-stress for a few hours a week, Yoga Hub is the perfect urban retreat for you.

Address & Contact

21 Old Hall Street
1st Floor
L3 9BS

Tel: 0151 227 2922

Email: yoga@yogahubliverpool.co.uk

Planet Yoga

Planet Yoga is a family-owned and operated yoga studio that is owned by Martin Bone Sr. and partner Dianne Childs. They are dedicated to providing an authentic yoga experience to all their students and cultivate appreciation to the art of yoga.

Teaching different types of yoga, they want to create a positive change towards optimum wellbeing of their students. Housing the best teachers and instructors, as well as great and relaxing facilities to make all students feel comfortable and relaxed with the calm and friendly vibe that their facility has.

At Planet, yoga is accessible to everyone by offering a wide variety of yoga styles, for beginners to more advanced students, both in a hot and a non-hot environment. This is reflected in our comprehensive timetable.

Each teacher at Planet puts their own spin and personality into the class providing students with an authentic yoga practice where they can feel all the benefits yoga has to offer.

Address & Contact

435 Smithdown Rd
L15 3JL

Tel: 0151 733 3339

Email: info@planetyogaliverpool.com

Healthy Eats

Potts Coffee

Potts coffee is the first fully vegan coffee shop based in the heart of Liverpool city centre. Bringing you ethically sourced, artisan coffee and a fully plant based menu.​

Vegan brunch dishes include soup, salad, sandwiches and burgers. Has vegan cheese and vegan meats.  ​Ethics, sustainability and community are at the heart of the business with a committed to using fresh local produce and having a positive impact on the environment.

Address & Contact

18a Slater St

Tel: 01517085300

Email: info@pottscoffee.co.uk


Meatless Liverpool is a 100% vegan restaurant based on Smithdown serving burgers, bowls and more. It is back open for safe dine in with measures in place to keep everyone safe. You can also order for collection or delivery.

Address & Contact

312 Smithdown Road
L15 5AF

Tel: 0151 733 0879

Email: enquiries@meatlessliverpool.com

Little World Market

Little World is a zero waste, eco-friendly market and vegetarian coffee shop. They sell organic dried foods, fruit and vegetables and zero waste cleaning products, as well as personal hygiene products.

They serve a wide range of vegan and vegetarian breakfasts, lunches, snacks and desserts. we source locally, responsibly and organically where possible and they make a mean coffee – with every milk option you can think of!

They have one of the largest plastic free, self serve dried goods markets around and recently introduced fresh organic fruits and vegetables. Their mission is to inspire and educate as many people as possible to lead a plastic free, meat free, healthy lifestyle.

Address & Contact

2 Dunnings Bridge Road
L30 6TA

Tel: 07903102622

Email: hello@littleworldmarket.co.uk

CAN Waterloo

Organic, plastic-free vegan cafe bar with changing menu using food sourced from local, independent suppliers. Examples of dishes include pies, sushi and sandwiches along with local craft ales, canned wines, lager, soft drinks, teas and coffee. Also sells and delivers produce in partnership with Root22 organic market.

Address & Contact

32 St John’s Rd
L22 9QG

Tel: 07857921874

Indigo Greens

Indigo Greens is a Plant Based Eatery – 100% Vegan and Cruelty Free. Focused on providing vibrant, tasty, nutritionally rich whole foods from all corners of the earth, creatively selected, assembled and presented with love. All the ingredients on our menus are grown and harvested not born and killed!!

They also offer outside catering for all events, food truck pop up parties for festivals, camps, street parties and markets. And one step further…… Learn how to cook Indigo style with our knowledgable work shops, classes and one to one diet and nutritional support.

Address & Contact

132 Queens Drive
L13 0AL

Tel: 0151 792 2715

Email: hello@indigogreens.co.uk

Where to Stay & Spa

30 James Street

Liverpool’s maritime heritage comes alive at this Titanic-themed hotel. There’s real affection for the former White Star Line headquarters, and the multi-million conversion retains many Grade II-listed features. Morgan’s Spa, located in the basement, is popular for spa days and offers body treatments and facials by Elemis.

For a special treat, catch one of the monthly Swing Afternoon Teas in the former VIP boarding area, with its starched-white tablecloths and collection of White Star Line memorabilia.

With impressively spacious rooms and suites, the luxurious hotel is a favourite for couples in search of a romantic spa stay, or for larger groups of family and friends. Offering elegant group accommodation, all décor and furnishings are designed to ignite a first-class feel to the room, so you can expect plush, comfortable beds and close attention to detail. Read reviews.

Titanic Hotel

A former warehouse turned into a momentous hotel, the Titanic in Stanley Dock is a striking, supremely spacious alternative to Liverpool’s city-centre hotels. The interiors have plenty of maritime-inspired character, complemented by soaring ceilings and vast corridors.

The most notable facility is the inviting subterranean Maya Blue spa (accessed for an additional £20), complete with hydrotherapy pool, sauna and steam room and relaxation lounge. Immensely spacious rooms (and bathrooms) offer the pared-down appeal of a slick loft apartment. Read reviews.

DoubleTree by Hilton

The DoubleTree by Hilton is located in the heart of the city, just a short walk from the historic docks. Steeped in history, this  hotel combines the splendour and elegance of a 19th-century grade II listed building with the contemporary vibrancy of a 21st century hotel, from grand sweeping staircases to Italian mosaic floors and original Corinthian columns.

The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Liverpool offers you indulgent accommodation, dining and relaxation right in the middle of town. Following an extensive restoration project the hotel now offers 87 luxurious bedrooms and suites, a sumptuous Library Lounge, Jean Christophe Novelli at Michelle Brasserie and eforea SpaRead reviews.

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