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Your Guide to Getting in Shape this Summer of 2021

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Your Guide to Getting in Shape this Summer of 2021
written by
Arwa Hezzah

Image credit: Osana Family Wellness

Exercising is never an easy task, but it’s even harder to find a workout that you actually love doing. In order to keep a steady workout routine, you need to find an activity that suits your needs while still giving you the chance to have fun. This is why we’ve compiled a list of the best places to take exercise classes in Cairo.

  1. Pole Fit Egypt

Pole Fit is Egypt’s number one pole aerial school, founded by certified pole instructor, Mint. With three different locations in Sheikh Zayed, Garden City, and New Cairo, Pole Fit gives you the chance to discover and reshape your body through pole dancing. They have various programmes available to help you practice pole at whatever level you desire so that you can reach your fitness goals while still having fun!

  1. The Mala

The Mala specialise in yoga and mindfulness classes with Egyptian and international instructors. Based on their schedule, you can attend walk-in sessions in whatever type of yoga you prefer, from Vinyasa flows to Power flows, even aerial yoga. The Mala also offer a couple of pole classes a week focused on mindfulness to keep you in touch with yourself while exercising.

  1. Brass Monkeys

Brass Monkeys offer a variety of different classes to help keep you in shape, with varying focuses, including fitness, dance, flexibility, pole, and yoga. They also offer online sessions that you can take from the comfort of your own home at any time you see fit. Getting in shape is never an inconvenience.

  1. Silverback Fighters

As the name suggests, Silverback Fighters is a fitness centre dedicated to fighting classes. The centre offers boxing, kickboxing, and Muay Thai classes with some of the best fighting professionals out there. They offer group classes as well as one-on-one courses so you can find what makes you comfortable and gives you the best results.

  1. BeFit

BeFit provides a huge space that takes group exercise to the next level. It offers a variety of strength training, cardio, and weight loss programmes, as well as nutrition advice that can get you in shape in no time! BeFit also offer personalised online classes that you can take at your convenience.

  1. The Fitness Grind

The Fitness Grind (TFG) is aimed at helping people change their long-term unhealthy habits to healthier ones. It offers a wide range of programmes for all fitness levels, as well as nutrition plans to help you keep a healthy diet while sticking to your workout plans. TFG also offer classes for kids as well as online classes detailed to your convenience.

  1. Ignite

Ignite offers a variety of award-winning classes taught by the best instructors in Africa, all aimed at making fitness more fun. Classes offered include HIIT, circuit training, cardio and conditioning, weightlifting, cycling, and much more.

  1. Osana Family Wellness

Osana Family Wellness offers various different events all focused on bodily wellness and mental wellbeing. They have classes focused on mindfulness, including Hatha Yoga, Air Yoga, Somatics, Tai Chi, and even Hot Vinyasa Flows. You can book your spot for any of their classes, finding what’s best for you when you need it.

  1. Hers Studios

Hers Studios offers a variety of different fitness classes dedicated to getting you in shape. A women’s only space, Hers Studios gives ladies the chance to work out in comfort, offering classes including kickboxing, ballet, strength training, ICG, and more, all for your total enjoyment while getting in shape.

  1. Slimnastics

Slimnastics focuses on dancing to get you in shape, offering ballet, gymnastics, and aerobics classes for all ages. Slimnastics is excellent for mothers to take dance classes together with their children, giving mums a chance to get in shape while their little ones have fun in their own classes.