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Fitness News: Brazilian Dance-Fighting, Free Physical Therapy, and More

By Nov 14, 2018 Health & Wellbeing
A new branch of Capoeira Mandinga opens in People's Square, doling out free trials for anyone interested in the fine art of dance-fighting. This weekend, UP Clinic offers free recovery treatment to marathon runners, V Spot's hosting a burlesque class, and nakedHub has free workouts


Upcoming Events

Sun Nov 18

Curvy Girls Burlesque Workshop

V Spot - 5/F, 218 Xinle Lu, near Donghu Lu

AmBADASSador has their next body positive workshop on the books at V Spot, the woman's sex shop. It will be a 2.5 hour burlesque class, where you'll learn the basics and "get in touch with your sensual side." Rawr.

Sun Nov 18

A Day of Health and Wealth

naked Hub (Fuxing Zhong Lu) - 3/F, 1237 Fuxing Zhong Lu, near Xiangyang ...

Organized by WeHealth, here's a Sunday afternoon of free workshops and workouts, from 11am-2pm. Workshops on nutrition and financial planning, and one free HIIT class. Spots are limited.


New Gyms and What They're Offering...

Capoeira Mandinga

No. 1 Department Store, 2/F, Area C, 830 Nanjing Dong ... View ListingTaxi Printout

A new studio from Capoeira Mandinga just opened in People's Square. Beginners can try the Afro-Brazilian art of Capoeira, a sport that's a combination of martial arts, dance, and acrobatics. Set to live music, the class involves learning the basic steps then performing a "game" which is more dance than fighting. But not to be confused with break-dance fighting. First trial is free, after that a drop-in is 150rmb. They sell bundles starting at eight classes for 1,104rmb. Classes are on Monday and Wednesday nights from 8.30-9.30pm.


News from the Ground

UP Clinic on Dagu Lu is offering free recovery treatments to anyone who participated in the Shanghai Marathon from November 18-30. Space is limited; book in advance. For non marathon runners, they're offering BOGO treatments. Read more about what UP Clinic offers.

If you missed it, 11/11 brought health & wellness discounts and some are running until the end of the month. Details here.



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