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Golden Mile Galleria wants you to get fit and have fun

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A world leading fitness instructor, free fitness classes, fun for the kids and organic veggies on offer at the hub of the Palm Jumeirah community in the @GoldenMGalleria.

The cooler weather is here, and if you’re like us, your thoughts turn to getting fitter.

If you fancy taking up a new fitness regime, but you’re not sure where to begin, then His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s month-long Dubai Fitness Challenge might be just the ticket.

In support of this initiative, Golden Mile Galleria, the upmarket entertainment and shopping destination on Palm Jumeirah is turning itself into a fitness hub with a ‘Fitness Festival’ filled with the chance to try out new activities every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday until 11th November.

Rock up in your gym gear and you’ll get the chance to take part in a number of free fitness activities, including yoga, circuit training, kick-boxing, Zumba, hip hop dancing, high intensity interval training (HIIT) sessions and Latino dance classes. There’s even a drum workout.

But there’s more – the highlight of the festival is a high intensity ‘BBG’ workout session hosted by none other than highly-acclaimed Australian fitness personality, Kayla Istines.

Personal trainer Istines, who has a whopping 7.7m Instagram followers, was named top fitness influencer in the world this year by Forbes Magazine, and is perhaps best known for her Bikini Body Guide 28-minute workouts – which you can take part in with her in a one-off session on November 3rd at 5pm at the outdoor area of Golden Mile Galleria 1 in Golden Mile Building 4.

Witness the fitness

As well as one of the most famous personal trainers in the world, you can, of course, enjoy some awesome workouts with Dubai’s top fitness experts.

You can feel the rhythm with Dima Haddad’s (@deemafit) innovative drum workout. Or how about a rebounder (mini-trampoline) jump work, or busting out your best moves in a hip-hop class with dancer, choreographer and fitness trainer Nicole Olaivar (@ nicolegogodxb).

Get beach-ready with a wicked workout from the Rebel DXB Fitness crew (check @ferdubai, @amandio_rebeldxb @diegoisfitness and @raddyherichofficial).

Want more? Try a Latin fitness session with @BNFNights and or bounce through a Kangoo workout courtesy of @kangoo_emirates_club.

Maybe you wish to seek out your true balance with a Yoga La Vie yoga class, or get a full on training session with the lively Fitness First team – both of which also have outlets within the Palm Jumeirah community centre. The choice is yours – and don’t forget the you can bring the kids too, as Golden Mile Galleria’s very own Little Gladiators gym will be offering special sessions just for the little ones.

Look out for Ripe Organic Pop-up Market on the weekends of November 3rd-4th and 10th-11th, where you’ll be able to take part in a fitness class and then grab a box of fresh organic fruit and veg to really kick start your new fitness regime.

All the weekly activity session are free and open to the public. All you have to do is register on the Golden Mile Galleria’s Facebook Page, @GoldenMGalleria, via, or by calling 04 390 3333. Follow the fun on social media: #GMGFitFest


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