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Danat Al Emarat Hospital unveils “Join the Movement” October fitness calendar to support Breast Cancer

Abu Dhabi, UAE; 10 October 2022: Danat Al Emarat Hospital for Women and Children, a Mubadala Health partner, has unveiled its exciting calendar of events for October to raise awareness around breast cancer and the importance of early detection and screening.

Recent global studies have revealed that physical activity can help reduce the risk of breast cancer in women. In support of this, and in order to spread awareness amongst their members and the general public, Danat Al Emarat Hospital for Women and Children is collaborating with prominent fitness establishments in Abu Dhabi to launch a series of programs during the month of October.

In addition to the numerous events being launched, the women and children’s hospital is also offering complimentary screenings alongside another Mubadala Health Partner, HealthPlus Fertility at The Galleria Mall to educate women on how to perform self-examinations, the importance of early detection, and fertility preservation options. These sessions will run from 7-9 October during mall hours at the Women’s Wellness Booth located on the Ground Floor.  

Complimentary mammograms will also take place at Danat Al Emarat during the month of October.

Whether you are looking to lace or glove up, Danat Al Emarat has a fitness event to suit every type of health regime and exercise level. See listings below:

  • Padel in PINK X Let’s Padel

Padel, one of the fastest-growing sports across the globe, is the latest sporting trend gripping the UAE. The game which is a cross between tennis and squash requires some coordination but is suitable for all fitness levels.

  • Date: Wednesday, 12 October
    • Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm
    • Location: Let’s Padel Academy – Mussafah
    • Cost: Complimentary
    • Link to register: https://bit.ly/3MbPBOn
    • What to bring:
      • Padel racquet (also available on site), towel and water bottle
      • Participants must have a green ALHOSN app
  • Power-up in PINK X FireFit

FireFit has taken the fundamentals of a good workout and has elevated it. This will be a high-voltage, high energy, high-intensity class that challenges participants to get moving.

  • Date: Saturday, 15 October
    • Time: 9:30am-11:30am
    • Location: Firefit, Paragon Mall, Marina Square – Al Reem Island, Ground Floor, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
    • Cost: Complimentary
    • Link to register: https://bit.ly/3eb3ZKj
    • What to bring:
      • Towel, water bottle
      • Participants must have green status on the ALHOSN app
  • ADCB Zayed Sports City Pink Run in partnership with Danat Al Emarat Hospital

The 11th Annual ADCB Zayed Sports City Pink Run in partnership with Danat Al Emarat Hospital is back again, with proceeds from the run donated to the Al Jalila Foundation for Breast Cancer Initiatives. Get your friends and family together to participate in the 3km, 5km or 10km run.

  • Date: Saturday, 22 October
    • Time:
  • 6:30am: Wave Start for 10km
  • 6:45am: Wave Start for 5km
  • 7:10am: Wave Start for 3km
    • Location: Zayed Sports City
    • Cost: AED 160
    • Link to register: https://gulfmultisport.inphota.com/en/event/adcb-pink-run-2022/
    • What to bring:
      • Towel, water bottle
      • Participants must have green status on the ALHOSN app
  • Pilates in Pink X Bodytree

One of Abu Dhabi’s fully fitted Pilates and Yoga studios will put on a class that conditions your muscles through a balanced approach, increasing your self-awareness by drawing your focus inward. During the class you’ll learn more about their unique approach to health and wellness that caters to all physical fitness levels.

  • Date: Sunday, 23 October
    • Time: 11:00am-12:30pm
    • Location: Bodytree Studio
    • Cost: Complimentary
    • Link to register: https://bit.ly/3rxcJgT
    • What to bring:
      • Yoga mat, towel, water bottle
      • Participants must have a green ALHOSN app
  • Pedal in PINK X CRANK

Join us at one of Abu Dhabi’s trendiest boutique fitness studios, CRANK, as they take you on a high intensity spinning class, which is open to people of all fitness levelsDate: Monday, 24 October

  • Time: 4:30pm-6:30pm
    • Location: CRANK, Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Park, Abu Dhabi
    • Cost: Complimentary
    • What to bring:
      • Towel, water bottle
      • Participants must have green status on the ALHOSN app

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