Yoga and pilates in Dubai

Get bendy and improve flexibility at these yoga studios and classes

Bharat Thakur’s Artistic Yoga
Classes that help you to lose weight, get fit, overcome stress and learn meditation.
Dhs65 (one-day class), Dhs700 (one month). Open Sat-Thu 7.30am-9.30pm. Mankhool Road, Satwa (800 9642). Other locations: Marina Walk (800 9642); Damascus Street (800 9642); Al Muraqqabat Street (050 477 6001).

Breath and Health
Offers yoga and tai chi.
Open daily 10am-8pm. 1080 Al Wasl Road, www.breathandhealth.net (04 348 9940 / 050 534 8267).

Club Stretch
Offers a full group class schedule of bikram yoga variations, and also has a fully-equipped Pilates studio.
Bikram yoga group classes start from Dhs75. Pilates group classes start from Dhs70, private sessions from Dhs330. Discount packages available, www.clubstretch.ae. Marina View Towers, Dubai Marina (04 431 1758). Other location: Al Mina Road, Bur Dubai (04 345 2131).

Exhale Fitness
This female-only gym specialises in pilates, yoga, body toning and dance fitness.
Dhs475-Dhs850 for ten classes. The Walk, Jumeirah Beach Residence, www.exhaledubai.com (04 424 3777).

Flow Yoga
Hatha, pre-natal and mother and baby yoga, both indoors and in a garden studio.
Dhs60 per class, Dhs500 for ten sessions. Al Badia Golf Club and 38b Street, off 15th Street near Spinney’s Roundabout, Mirdif, www.flowyogadubai.com (050 473 4726).

Gems of Yoga
Hatha and power yoga.
Dhs65 per session, Dhs650 for ten. Open Sun-Thu 6.30am-10am, Fri-Sat 10am-8pm. White Crown Building, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.gemsofyogadubai.com (04 331 5161).

Health for Life by Kaya
Private yoga tuition in the comfort of your own home.
www.kayayogatherapy.com (056 212 5878).

Invigorate Yoga
A fully-certified yoga teacher, available for private or small group sessions in Downtown and Business Bay. Regular group lessons in Burj Park.
Dhs250 per hour for private lessons (up to six people can share the cost). Various locations, www.christinawiffin.com, christinawiffin@hotmail.com (055 267 4050).

Rawr Yoga
Bikram yoga sessions for men and women.
Dhs75 single class, Dhs150 for seven days’ unlimited yoga for new students. Concord Tower, Dubai Media City, www.rawryoga.com (04 423 2808).

Real Pilates
Dhs75 for a single group session.
Open Sat-Thu 8.45am-9pm, Fri 4.30pm-7pm. Palm Strip Mall, Jumeirah (04 345 3228).

Talise Spa and Wellness Clinic
Studio yoga and outdoor yoga. Once a month it offers full moon yoga on the beach.
From Dhs80 per session. Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim (04 366 6818).

The Farm
Offers yoga classes, with the added option of breakfast.
Dhs150 per yoga class. Al Barari, opposite Falcon City, www.thefarmdubai.com (04 392 5660).

The Hundred Pilates Studio
A fully-equipped Pilates studio that also offers Gyrotonic and Gyrokinesis.
Dhs310 per private session. Open Sat-Thu 7am-8pm. Al Razi Building, Dubai Healthcare City, www.thehundred.ae (04 429 8433).

The Yoga Room
The home of ashtanga yoga in Dubai, this centre offers Mysore-style classes, beginner courses and pre-natal classes.
Dhs80 per session, Dhs825 for unlimited monthly pass. Swiss Tower, Cluster Y, Jumeirah Lakes Towers, www.yogaroom.ae (050 518 9966).

Urban Yoga
A funky, loft-style practice area with friendly instructors and a variety of classes.
Dhs80 per single class. Packages available. Urban Yoga, Aspect Tower, Business Bay, www.urbanyoga.ae (04 369 7882).

Yogalates
Combines the best of yoga and Pilates to work on core strength and flexibility.
Dhs70 (drop-in session), Dhs500 (ten sessions) Mon and Wed at 7.15pm. Fraser Suites, near Dubai Media City, www.yogalatesblissindubai.com, yogalatesdxb@gmail.com.

Zen Yoga
Group, private, pre- and post-natal classes all available.
Dhs85 per class, Dhs300 (five-class trial, valid for one month), Dhs600 (introductory offer for 11 classes, valid for 90 days). Open daily 7am-10pm. BBC Building 10, Dubai Media City, www.yoga.ae (04 367 0435). Other locations: Jumeirah Town Centre (04 422 4643), Emirates Hills (04 349 2933).

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