Staying fit in the capital isn't always easy, but you can save money with a 10-class gym pass.
Staying fit in the capital isn't always easy. Annual memberships at local health clubs can be costly, ranging between Dh3,000-Dh12,000 for men and Dh2,500-Dh8,500 for women. For those of us who don't want to say sayonara to the big bucks for a whole year, there is another option: most clubs offer convenient 10-class passes which allow you to attend classes without the long-term commitment. Here's what's on offer at popular clubs.
What it costs: Dh400, plus one free class What they offer: Body Jam, Body Step, Body Attack, Tae-Bo, Freestyle Step (aerobics with step)
What it costs: Dh630 What they offer: Yoga, Hip-Hop Action (aerobic dance), Salsa, Tae-Bo, Kickboxing, Ballroom Dancing, Spinning
What it costs: Dh500 What they offer: Belly Dance, Aerobic Latin, Salsa, Samba, Tango, Hi-Lo Aerobics
What it costs: Dh400, plus two free classes What they offer: Body Pump, Body Jam, Body Step, RPM (spinning), Belly Dance
What it costs: Dh380 What they offer: Body Pump, RPM, Yoga