In a first of its kind event in Kuwait, Fitness with Urvi (FWU) brought together different fitness, health and beauty specialists under one roof. The one day FWU carnival was aimed at teaching people that fitness can also be fun and entertaining.
Urvi Trehan of FWU explained “With the sedentary lifestyle in Kuwait, we need to make an extra effort to stay healthy so we wanted to encourage people to eat healthy and sign up at the closest fitness centers. FWU was an entertaining way of spreading this message.”
Over 500 visitors attended the event that boasted a rich mix of fitness regimes, beauty tutorials, health presentations, clothes, food and accessories on show. Held at the Salmiya Indian Model School, the Carnival comprised of over 25 vendors in kiosks outdoors, the different routines to be displayed in the auditorium. These included a Zumba Reggaeton, Cumbia, Salsa and Merengue by Blanche Bravo and Helene Rahl, Thai Kick Boxing by Vincent from Extreme Fitness, aerobics by gold sponsor Kalari Kalari; and Piloxing, Masala Bhangra, Bollywood and Tribal Zumba by FWU.
Dietician Amrita Menon spoke about the best foods for before and after workouts while Dr. Mansi Joneja shared information on pathophysiology. Ayur Yoga, also the silver sponsor, covered Ayurveda and its effects on the inner body.
Make-up artist Bushra from Gul’s Artistry, the platinum sponsor of the event also presented several workshops on different application techniques and styles for DIY make up.
Other major supporters for the event included Bling and Country Club as gold sponsors along with Gita’s Salon, She Zone Salon and Extreme Fitness as silver sponsors.
Abeer Khokhar Photography and Incognito Pictorials by Ali helped capture the event highlights as Rachna Nilesh, Aarti Rohtagi and Saeeda Butt wove the event together with their zesty anchoring.
And to raise the entertainment quotient even higher, Kuwaiti Bollywood singer, Mubarak Al Rashed added a melodious musical touch with some soft romantic numbers as well as some catchy foot tapping renditions. A flash mob by 125 participants from FWU and prizes given away also had the audience cheering.