InOnIt Guides: Unique Fitness Houses in Mumbai
It is no surprise that we need a bit of exercise with the kind of helter-skelter life we lead in Mumbai. It is only a matter of time that you will realise how important it is to stay fit, if you haven’t started your workouts already. We think gyms are a thing of the past. How about we skip those obsolete treadmills and try out fun ways to loose those calories like hot yoga, bhangra workouts or zumba in a pool? InOnIt’s guide this week gives you fun options of unique fitness spaces to keep that weight in check.
Bikram’s Hot Yoga Studio
Train under the same guru as Lady Gaga, Ashton Kutcher, Robbie Williams and Kobe Bryant. Hot yoga is what you’ll learn at Bikram Choudhury’s studio. It’s a scientifically designed style of yoga guided by Bikram’s trademark dialogue. Consisting of a fixed sequence of 26 postures and 2 breathing exercises, it lasts 90 minutes and is done in a studio heated to a minimum of 41 degree Celsius to provide a full body work-out. You’re guaranteed to feel steaming good after this workout!
Address: 5th and 6th floor,891 Nootan Classic, next to Tavaa Restaurant, Off Turner Road, Bandra (W), Mumbai 400050
Contact Number: 022 32980201/ 022 31900201
Started by Hetal Madiwalla, Frequencee Fitness Studio has innovative and new workout routines in a suave place to create a superior dance and fitness experience. The studio also has a shock absorbent floor that prevents knee, ankle and back injuries. Try out their Masala Bhangra workouts, Zumbatonic, Latin-dance fitness program and more headed by professionals.
Address: Frequencee, The Plaza, 1st Floor, Hughes Road, opposite Ghanasingh & Sons, Mumbai 400007
Contact Number: 9920131637
Bharat Thakur’s Artistic Yoga
Known for his unconventional and novel yoga styles, Bharat Thakur’s artistic yoga is fancied by all fitness fans in India. His studio is simple and calm, with wooden floors, mirrors and a garden-facing view. The workout changes every day with different posture sequences because the idea is to introduce the body to various muscle moves and surprising it with different workouts. View Artistic Yoga’s website here or call on 1-800-102-1000.
The Yoga House
A health café, a shop and a yoga studio – The Yoga House has everything a health conscious mind will need. The Yoga House food concept is based on cutting-edge macrobiotic recipes rooted in ancient dietary wisdom and traditions. Developed by Ajit Tapaswi and Maud Chuffart who are passionate about natural and healthy living, their aim was to create a stylish and elegant destination space for those who share this ideal. The Yoga House offers more than 35 yoga classes every week that are conducted by ten exceptional teachers. Have their signature smoothie for breakfast after an ultimate workout at The Yoga House.
Address: 53 Chimbai Road, Bandra (W), Mumbai 400050
Contact Number: 022 65545001
A healing arts centre, Yogacara has the perfect location and setting to tranquilize your mind and soul. Practise yoga, pranayam and meditation at this quaint bungalow that is surrounded by coconut trees, the infinite sea and blue skies. And if you want to rejuvenate and relax your body, they also provide various massage therapies. View Yogacara’s website here.
Address: Rewa House Bungalow, Bhulabhai Desai Road, Mumbai 400026
Contact Number: 9833198371