Go Back

Our Blog

The Little Gym – Fun, noncompetitive gymnastic classes for babies, toddlers, and pre-teens.

January 22, 2019
Posted by: MummaBee
Kids Activities

The Little Gym, located in Ibn Battuta Mall Dubai, is a child development centre offering a wide range of programs that are all age appropriate for children between the ages of 4 months to 12 years old. The gym focuses on their 3 main philosophies of “Get Moving, Brain Boost and Citizen Kid” concentrating on the development of flexibility, strength, and balance; listening and decision-making skills as well as sharing, teamwork, and cooperation.

I took Leila to join a parent/child class with instructor Zahir and I must admit, even I enjoyed the class. Zahir was attentive to the needs of each child in the class and made sure to explain each exercise very carefully, making the parent understand exactly how they can assist their children in a safe manner and what each specific exercise was helping the child develop. It was a fun learning environment, with music, singing, and dancing and I also like the fact that children are not forced to participate in activities if they prefer exploring the gym instead.

The class starts off with a welcome song to introduce yourself to the group and then the fun and games begin. Through music, song, and dance you are taught different movements such as handstands, cartwheels, and tumbles. The gym is equipped with soft mats that cover the entire floor space, balancing beams at different heights as well as high bars and balancing frames. The introduction of bubbles, tambourines, bells, and balls makes the class fun and interactive for the little ones.

The Little Gym is a membership-based program and to register you are required to pay a fee of AED 210. The class fees start at AED 160 per class with packages available at a lower rate. The Little Gym also offers birthday parties and holiday camps.

https://www.thelittlegym.com/ibnbattuta

Free Trial Classes Are Available For UAE Residents

Written By MummaBee Dubai

https://mummabeedxb.com/

Leave a comment

Related Articles

Developing a joy for learning that stays for life: a peek into Clarion School

April 25, 2019

Leave your trepidations behind about which school or curriculum to choose and step inside the progressive and imaginative realm of what the future of education should be – right here at Dubai’s leading American school – Clarion School. Launched in 2016, Clarion has already developed an enviable reputation and is one of the most unique Read more

A Clarion Education: A Progressive Outlook

April 23, 2019

Just a three-year-old school, Clarion has been recognized as one of the top three American schools in the UAE where progressive education is child-centered, collaborative – and where learning is project based and gets children to focus on their own learning needs. Learning is purposeful, social, emotional and empowering. At Clarion, words and actions are Read more

Top water parks in Dubai and the UAE

April 10, 2019

Water parks are something that Dubai and the rest of the UAE does extremely well! What with the long summers, and the hot days, waterparks are a go to place for fun, excitement and cooling off! Whether you are looking for a small splash pad, a wild and exciting ride, or simply a place that Read more