In Focus: Ellen Adarna's Spacious Apartment Doubles As Her Workout Studio, Too

In Focus: Ellen Adarna's Spacious Apartment Doubles As Her Workout Studio, Too

Ellen Adarna is dead serious when it comes to working out, whether it's Zumba...


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A boxing session...


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Or her own HIIT workout.


Okay we know what's going on in your head: What workout area can be so posh and spacious, and has windows large enough to allow so much natural light to get in Ellen? Well, guess what? Most, if not all, of her workout videos on Instagram were shot at her apartment in North Syquia in Malate, Manila!

This space is reminiscent of apartments in New York, but it's actually located at the historical North Syquia apartment complex.


The retro look of its large windows also give a great view of Manila Bay and Roxas Boulevard.


Dubbed #CasaElena in one of her posts, Ellen’s spacious apartment has the vintage vibe (North Syquia is a 1930s era apartment that has modern and Art Deco influences) paired with a modern feel, thanks to furniture pieces by Vito Selma, a close friend of the actress.

Lensman Mark Nicdao and Ellen chillin' like royalty with on this Vito Selma two-seater throne.


This Vito Selma coffee table is one of Ellen's favorite (and most photographed) furniture pieces.


Adding to the apartment’s sophisticated appeal is the use of sophisticated décor such as this glass chandelier:

The curtains add mystery and glamour to the placement of the chandelier.


And check out these white cabinets and shelves that house her entertainment system (and related essentials):

Also worth noticing: the apartment's wooden floor, which is a rare sight in apartments nowadays.


Because Ellen’s apartment is bigger than your typical condo unit, it's easy for her to move around pieces, depending on her needs.

 Ellen's place is perfect for those small reunions with her friends.


Among Ellen's frequent guests at her place? Vito Selma himself, who is Ellen's close friend.


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