There are many free classes offered on the Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC) App which is now available for download in the App Store or Google Play Store. There are venues offering classes ranging from 30 minutes to an hour daily from 5am to 8.30pm starting on October 20, Friday.
We compile some of the various venues who are offering classes over and above those listed in the app and this list will be updated throughout the month.
A free outdoor yoga hub
Dubai Properties are setting up an outdoor yoga studio in Marasi Business Bay, opening on October 18 (7am) ,where you can get free yoga classes daily at 7pm from October 20.
Location Marasi Business Bay Cost Free Timings 7pm from October 20 - Sunday to Wednesday (Check DFC app to confirm on a daily basis)
Fitness with Nakheel Properties
Free pop-up gyms
October 22/23: The Gardens at the football ground
October 26: Jumeirah Islands at the park by Cluster 20/22
26 October to 16 November: Jumeirah Village Triangle at the District 1 park
14/15 November and 17/18 November: Ibn Battuta Mall at grass area by cinema entrance at China Court)
Golden Mile Galleria
Adrenaline-charged activities are taking place every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday starting from 16 October to 11 November at Golden Mile Galleria on Palm Jumeirah.
The Fitness Festival, in support of Dubai Fitness Challenge, will provide a wide range of free fitness activities including yoga, circuit training, drum workout, kick-boxing, Zumba, hip hop, high intensity interval training (HIIT) sessions and Latino dance classes. The highlight is the highly anticipated intensity workout conducted by acclaimed Australian fitness personality and Instagram celebrity, Kayla Itsines exclusively for her Dubai fans on 3 November at 5 pm.
Location Golden Mile Galleria, Palm Jumeirah Cost Free (All activities are open to the public through free registration on Golden Mile Galleria Facebook page, on Guavapass or by phone) Dates October 16 to November 11 (Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday) Contact 04 362 9999
Power yoga session in the Marina
NRG Fitness is hosting an outdoor sunset power yoga session led by Goli Hashtroudi in association with Lorna Jane Middle East. The yoga can help you unwind your day as you practice yoga in Dubai Marina Walk around the time of a Dubai sunset. The session ends with a 10-minute challenge with a chance to win an exciting prize as well. Sign up in advance here
Location Dubai Marina Walk Fountain (next to Starbucks) Date October 21 Timings Assemble at 5.30pm; Session starts at 6pm
Sheraton Dubai Mall of The Emirates
Launching from October 20 to November 18, the hotel will be hosting a series of action packed activities along with complimentary access to the public. Whether it is a 7am boot camp at Sheraton Fitness or an outdoor run on Tuesdays led by personal trainer, Hakim, you can easily fulfill your 30 minute quota daily. Throughout the thirty days, take advantage of complimentary Sheraton fitness passes (10) and personal training sessions (10) up for grabs.