La Palestra is a state-of-the-art fitness center located on the lower level of The Plaza Hotel. Founded in 1994, La Palestra has pioneered a unique and integrated methodology for medical diagnosis, treatment and health maintenance programming.
In addition to their world-class personal training and fitness classes, there are also trained medical professionals who provide preventative treatment and medical analysis.
Monday – Friday 5:30am – 10:00pm | Saturday – Sunday 7:00am – 8:00pm
For more information or to schedule a session please call (212) 204-2500 or
Our state-of-the-art fitness equipment includes: a Cybex Prone Leg Curl
Machine, a Cybex Leg Extension Machine, a Cybex Leg Press/Hack
Squat Machine, Cybex and Scifit recumbent and upright bikes, an eSpin
spin bike, a Cybex Elliptical & Precor Elliptical, 2 Cybex Treadmills, 2
Woodway Treadmills, Dumbbells up to 50 lb., and a Cybex Adjusted
Cables Combo Machine.
The 9,000 square foot space is divided between two floors. The first floor
features state-of-the-art cardio equipment, a stretching area, individual
therapy rooms, and locker facilities with steam rooms and private
showers. The second floor offers an array of training equipment including
Pilates Reformers and Cadillacs, Kettlebells, climbing ropes, a
CompuTrainer, cardiovascular equipment and customized Olympic
We offer exceptional group courses and individual sessions in: Pilates,
Yoga, Flexibility/Stretching, Marathon Training & Pose Method
Technique, Acute Back Pain Management, and a Nutrition class.
All exercise sessions are based exclusively on the needs of the specific client.
Each trainer is regularly tested via LA PALESTRA’s extremely rigorous
ongoing educational curriculum to ensure each staff member is capable of
delivering the highest quality exercise experience.