It's the start of the long weekend for everyone as Chinese New Year rolls around. If you are looking for a way to minimise the calorie damage from the rampant snacking of snacks, here are five yoga and fitness studios that you can look into to do just that and make a start on those long overdue 'active living' resolutions made at the start of the year!
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Anyone who comes across Bolly Dancing Studio will only need one glance to know that this is the jack-of-all-trades when it comes to fitness classes. They range from iconic Bollywood dances that will guarantee some head-turning when you go on the dance floor, to contemporary yet popular K-POP dance-inspired exercise routines! On top of that, there's always their equally intensive Piloxing workout classes (a combination of Pilates, boxing and dance moves), Strong By Zumba which promises a thorough full-body work out for their participants. Last but not least, Pound Fit, an unique experience that integrates the use of drumsticks.
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Just keep swimming, well not exactly, especially when you head to FloatFit by Skyline Aqua. FloatFit is an innovative and effective workout that takes place on water, with the use of Aquabase (the world's first floating exercise mat). There are two forms of FloatFit programmes available: FloatFit High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) workout which includes burpees, lungers ,squats and more done on water, and FloatFit Yoga, which is a Vinyasa Yoga Session conducted on water as well. This will definitely be an unforgettable work out experience for those who have yet to try it!
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For the ones who have a little more spunk and fire from within, try out The Jungle. Hang out at the most exciting gym located at the CBD area where you sign up and learn Muay Thai, Bazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ), Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) and much more. Aside from martial arts training, The Jungle also offers sparring classes for those who want to have a glimpse on what's it like. But don't let the fierce facade of their programmes deter you from joining them - The Jungle guarantees that their environment is not aggressive and non-threatening, and welcomes all regardless if you're a beginnner or not.
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With the hustle and bustle from the city life, sometimes it's best to find time and use it to wind down and take a breather. Yoga is a solution that anyone should look into, given the vast array of benefits that comes with it. Yoga conducted by Canvass aims to cater for all ages and fitness levels. Hence, visitors can choose from an array of customised yoga programmes designed to fit specific needs. These include Meditation for Teenagers, Detox Yoga (for cleansing and clarity of your mind) and even Yoga Art Meditation for Families upon request. This is the place to go for those who wish to target particular ailments, be it physically or mentally.
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No one gets left behind on their journey towards active living at Higher Ground Fitness as this fitness studio promises to provide quality and personalised training to each and every one of their clients. This is achieved through conducting it in small classes, capped at a maximum of six clients per class. If you are a self-confessed workaholic that still think you can't afford the time for exercise, find yourself tossing this excuse into the bin as Higher Ground Fitness offers over more than fifty timeslots per week. So get moving and make the required adjustments - you will thank yourself for it in the future!