The Fitness Expo Dubai will run from November 17 to 18 at Dubai Mall.


Fitness Expo Dubai: What to see or do


DUBAI – More than 50 international athletes, 300 body builders and 100 exhibitors will gather for Fitness Expo Dubai at the Dubai Mall ice rink on November 17 and 18.

The two-day fitnesss extravaganza is part of the Dubai Fitness Challenge to put Dubai on top of the list as the world’s most active city.

The main theme of the exhibition is health and wellness and it will be accessible to everyone – amateurs as well as professionals.

It will feature more than 100 live shows and competitions linked to fitness, wellness, mixed martial arts, parkour, muay thai, kung ku for for children, bodybuilding, and seminars by top athletes like Michelle Lewin, Jeff Seid, Mike O’hearn, Sadik Hadzovic, Mona Muresan and Ryall Graber. Men will flex their muscles on stage for the amateur bodybuilding competition, while women will vie for the title of “Strongest Woman” in the Strong Women Competition.

Here are the highlights

Strong Woman Competition

Contestants from England, Norway, Denmark and Australia will be competing for the crown as “strongest woman” by completing several feats.

The competition includes European Champion and World Champion Donna Moore from England and Norway’s Kikki Berli-Johnsen, second placer in the European championship. Also in the fray are Lisa Yeats of England, Hanne Bingle of Denmark, Cecilie Wormdahl of Norway, and Australia’s Susan Holland-Keen and Leigh Holland.

Les Mills

Intense exercise classes will feature 1,200 instructors taking part in the workshops spanning two days. Classes will be held on November 17 from 3pm to 4pm and on November 18 from 1pm to 2pm. Participants can get giveaways and promotions.


Love belly dancing? Belledi is a simplified dance fitness format of bellydance with a fusion of Indian dance style. Work out to the tunes of Indian music, with Indian dance moves to add high intensity flavour to it.

Pole Fit Dubai

Shake things up with a Pole Fit Dubai workout at the Dubai Mall ice rink. Swing, dance and fly your way to fit, trim and toned with folks from Pole Fit Dubai – an aerial arts academy based in Dubai Marina offering classes in pole fitness, aerial hoop, silks, trapeze, hammock, swing yoga and lots more.

Folk Fitness

Folk Fitness is India’s First ” Make In India” copyrighted workout routine. The holistic workout incorporates steps from almost 1,000 Indian folks dances to get maximum impact on muscle group, heart rate , cardio vascular endurance and flexibility . A 60-minute session would have up to 12 different folk dance steps.

JumpFit Class

Jennifer Chalouhi, personal trainer, will offer a 30-minute taster of Trampoline Cardio called JumpFitDubai – where you’ll be moving your feet and body to the beat of the song! Once you get started you’ll soon see you don’t want to stop. November 17 and 18, 11am and 1:30pm.

Parkour Dubai

This military style training is going to test your agility in navigating all kinds of obstacles. Check out the program for November 17 and 18.

10am to 11am: Parkour Discovery Class Adults (max 30 participants)
12pm to 12:30 pm: Parkour Ninja Kids 6 to 9 years old (15 participants max)
12:30pm to 1pm: Parkour Ninja Kids 10 to 14 years old ( 15 participants max)
2pm to 3pm: The Parkour Games Adults (25 participants, 5 teams of 5)
4pm to 4:30pm: Parkour Ninja Kids 6 to 9 years old (15 participants max)
4:30pm to 5pm: Parkour Ninja Kids 10 to 14 years old (15 participant max)
5:30pm to 6pm: Parkour Conditioning (30 participants max)


Classes incorporate music, dance, relays, games, special rides, gymnastics and sports, giving children loads of fun as they gain strength, balance, coordination, agility and flexibility while developing social skills, confidence and self-esteem.

Free Seminars

You can also sit in any of the free seminars on wellness and fitness, including a Q&A session with Tom Brazier, a professional fitness model and bodybuilding coach from the UK.

Breathing and Basic Principles of Movement Workshop by Roberta Trzebinski
Free Formboard Workshop by Roberta Trzebinski
Roll model by Roberta Trzebinski and Emilie Goldstein Mikulla
Evolutionary Holistic Workshop by Julie Rammal
Q&A with Tom Brazier
Zumba Master Class by Maira Lorena


Premium seminars are also available for a fee.

In-Trinity Course by Matrix and Jonny J
Lebert Fitness Equalizer Course by SWEAT Group
Introduction to 3D Training by SHP


What: Fitness Expo Dubai
Where: Dubai Mall, ice rink
When: November 17 and 18
Tickets: +971 56 1107106 or +971 56 7579509 or click here


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