Mumbai (or Bombay) is quite commonly known as the largest city in India. Finding a gym in a city this large should be no problem at all as there are plenty of them scattered all around the city. However, if you’re looking to tailor your gym experience to specific activities or exercises, a boutique gym is what you may be after. These gyms come in a large variety and often specialise in a certain form of training or service. Read on to find out about the top 8 boutique gyms in Mumbai!
1. Nitrro Bespoke Fitness
Skybay Hubtown, Breach Candy, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400026
Winner of the Times Icon for Best Gym in Mumbai, Nittro has everything you’d expect of a modern boutique gym. With 20,000 sq ft of floor space, top-notch equipment and highly qualified trainers, you can be sure that you’ll be in good hands as far as your training is concerned, be it for cardio, strength, Pilates or anything in between.
2. I Think Fitness
St. Paul Media Complex, 24th Turner Road, Opp. Duruelo Convent School, Bandra West, Mumbai
A favourite amongst Bollywood’s celebrities, this fitness centre allows you to work out while enjoying the view of Bandra’s leafiest by-lanes. Its 30-feet high ceiling and top-to-bottom glass windows allow plenty of natural light in, while state-of-the-art fitness equipment (complete with accompanying smart tablets) helps you in keeping track of your training.
3. Qi Gym
West Wing, Eros Cinema Building, Churchgate, Mumbai
Qi Gym claims to be the first fitness facility in Mumbai to offer high-altitude training for its clientele. Its high-altitude chamber simulates settings of up to 5,000 metres above sea level, which increases the demand on the body’s cardiovascular system and burns up to twice the normal amount of calories. Qi is also the largest cardio facility in the city, featuring 45 cardio machines in total.
4. C’est La Vie
164 Hill Road, Bandra West, Mumbai
More “health club” than “gym”, C’est La Vie does offer impressive fitness services nonetheless. Their gym is well-equipped and trainers are always on-hand to offer their undivided attention and expertise. Various dance, yoga and Pilates sessions also take place in the adjoining area, and there’s also sauna, steam room, massage and salon amenities to take advantage of.
5. Transform Gym
Transform goes beyond the basics with its upscale offerings like activity studios, weightlifting setups, steam rooms and therapeutic massages. There are also personalised “Super Human” training programmes designed to take you to the very peak of your fitness potential, should you decide to put the work in.
6. ProSport Fitness
2nd Floor, Raghuvanshi Mansion, Raghuvanshi Mill Compound, Lower Parel, Mumbai-13
1301, Morya Bluemoon, Near Monginis factory, Opp. Citi Mall, New Link rd, Andheri West, Mumbai-53
When fitness professionals like Zaheer Khan, Adrian Le Roux, Andrew Leipus and Promod Parkar decide to setup their own gym, you know that it’s going to be one that exists on a whole other level. From physiotherapy to injury management, ProSport uses only the finest systems and protocol to support its staff in bringing the best fitness experience to its customers.
7. Club Oasis
Grand Hyatt Mumbai, Basement Level, Bandra Kurla Complex Vicinity, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400055
The biggest thing that sets Club Oasis apart from its boutique counterparts is its membership. More specifically, its “Twilight” membership plan. For those who wish they could enjoy Club Oasis’ facilities in the wee hours of the night, being a Twilight member allows you access to the gym and its other amenities between the hours of 11PM and 5AM. Say “goodbye” to snaking queues for your favourite equipment!
8. Gold’s Gym
Gold’s Gym give you an experience that is spread out across two storeys and 8,000 square feet, using only the latest in fitness equipment, group exercises, circuit training and spinning. You might even spot a celebrity or two while satisfying your post-workout hunger in Gold’s in-house juice and snack bar!
As you can tell from the list above, most of these boutique gyms in Mumbai are huge and have an extensive variety of activities that varies for each and every gym. The instructors present in each gym are also extremely experienced and educated on the various aspects of health and exercise so you can rest assured that you’re getting a great workout session that’s catered to your fitness profile. What are you waiting for? Lace up your sports shoes and give some of these places a go!