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Gyms, Yoga and more


If you are looking to join a gyms, there are a few options for you to chose from, and it is advisable that you visit them and do your own research to see which one would best suit your preferences. We have listed them below:

Black River CrossFit Observatory: This gym is based in Observatory, and is within walking distance of program housing. It offers classes or a drop-in option.

Virgin Active Wembley Square: This gym is located about 10 minutes drive from Observatory, and usually offers 12 month contracts, but you can speak to them about short term contract options.

ZoneFitness Gym: Located in Rondebosch about a 10 minute drive from Observatory.  This gym offers month to month contracts

Ignite Fitness Gym: Located in the city center, this gym offers month to months contracts.

Boxing and Martial Arts

16 Ounce Boxing Gym: Situated in Observatory, just a short stroll from the program housing, this boxing gym has proven popular among previous interns. If you have an interest in boxing or wish to learn, it’s definitely worth exploring.

Chinese Martial Arts and Health Center:  Located in Observatory

Yoga and Meditation

Cape Town Meditation Center: Located in Observatory, within walking distance of program housing

Yo Yoga: Located in Black River Park, Observatory within walking distance of program housing

LilyD Yoga: Classes are held at the community center in Observatory withing walking distance of program housing