09 360 8821
17 Maidstone St, Ponsonby
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Move well, move more, become fit, strong and capable to get the most out of life!

All your fitness needs are covered with over 25 small group classes, unlimited class memberships - Pilates Classes, High Intensity Circuit Classes, Yoga and personal training; delivered by expert trainers and supported by onsite physio and sports massage.

At Bodyneed we are passionate about getting you moving and keeping you moving. Our team of movement trainers, physiotherapists and massage therapists work together to offer holistic support for life, so you can move better and do more than ever before.

Bodyneed is owned by Karen Finlayson, a movement trainer who, 15 years ago, began her journey to better health and movement and launched Bodyneed. Initially just offering sports massage Karen's integrative approach with other health practitioners led to the idea of a multi-discipline clinic in 2008. Read more about Karen here.

Now we are able to offer complete, cohesive body care for life, with group fitness, personal training, massage therapy and physiotherapy all in one convenient location. 

This combination has been proven to provide longer lasting results, and our expert team works together, guaranteeing you the best holistic care. 

Don't just take our word for it though...hear from some of the people we've helped here.

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Our Vision and Values

It is our mission to revolutionise the health industry by creating long lasting transformations for our clients - empowering them to be healthy and active, feel great, be pain free and love life!
Professional Care
We look after our clients with the utmost care as if you were our family.  And if you don’t feel we have cared for you in this way we want you to tell us.
You First
You come first. We listen and respond to you.  We will ask you to tell us what you need.
Community Focus
We are building a community, with a focus on sharing, caring and co-operation as a team and with our clients. This flows into our engagement with the wider community. Our community includes Youthline, Total Sport Events, our neighbours, sports coaches, local gyms and personal trainers.
Top of our Game
We are always learning and will share this new knowledge with you.  We take a holistic view of physical health, and share this so you can live your best life now.

Our Point of Difference

We are specialists in our field and we create individualized programmes for clients specific to their needs.  Whether clients come in for massage, physiotherapy or pilates – once they are part of the bodyneed team we look to each other to provide the best possible care.
From start to finish our service is immaculate, with beautiful surroundings, attention to detail, clean linen, private rooms, warm cosy spaces & a bright, fun studio to move in!

As a client coming to bodyneed you have access to a diverse team who know and understand each other’s strengths – we all work together – often utilising different practitioners to help one client.  We only have the best practitioners – no juniors – the level of care is second to none.



Bodyneed's studio has been designed to provide everything you need in one place to get your body feeling it’s best and moving like never before.

The custom-built studio is conveniently located at 17 Maidstone Street, Ponsonby, near Grey Lynn and Auckland city. Close to the Western Motorway, Bodyneed Sports Clinic is easily accessible from Mt Eden, Kingsland, Herne Bay, Sandringham, Mt Albert and the Greater Auckland Area.

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17 Maidstone Street, Ponsonby, Auckland

Parking: 3 carparks onsite and easy street parking;
more carparks are available on request – please
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Opening hours: Monday – Thursday: 6.30am – 8pm Friday: 6.30am – 4pm Saturday: 9am – 5pm Sunday: 9am – 5pm