Luthra Curls & Curves (Vlcc)
Vandana Luthra is the mind and soul behind the
chain of slimming and beauty centres called Vandana Luthra Curls
& Curves (VLCC). She is also India's slimming and cosmetology
expert who has proved her mettle in both the areas. VLCC is open
on all days of the week.
Address: Vandana Luthra Curls & Curves (VLCC),
NKM International House, Backbay Hall, Near Hotel Marine Plaza,
Babubhai Chenoy Road, Marine Drive, Mumbai - 400 021,
Phone: 281 9325/ 26,
Weight Reduction Programme
Ramma Bans, a health and fitness expert offers aerobics
(step work-outs) and yoga cum stretch exercises in her weight reduction
programme. The fitness programme includes 40 minutes of aerobics
and 35 minutes of yoga cum stretch exercises. The registration charges
are Rs 500/- with a quarterly fee of Rs 2500 and an annual fee of
Rs 7200. The diet programme, which lasts from 2 1/2 to 4
months to reduce 10 kilos of weight costs Rs 5000/- and includes
a weekly visit.
Timings for the fitness programme: 4 batches on weekdays - 9.15
a.m. / 10.30 a.m. / 5.45 p.m. / 7.00 p.m.
Address: Ramma Bans, 184-A, Jolly Maker Apartment
No. 1, Cuffe Parade, Mumbai - 400 005,
Phone: 218 4358.
Anjali Mukerjee is one of the leading Health Managers
in India and the moving force behind Health Total, a company
that markets health foods. It also has nutrition counselling and
weight loss centres at Andheri, Bandra, Colaba and Malad. This health
specialist is also consultant to the "Femina Miss India"
Health Total has developed systems whereby it can reach
out to people on weight-loss / health based programmes by mail -
wherein people who are unable to meet on a one to one basis could
also benefit from the programme. It is also into corporate programmes
and prepackaged low calorie, high fibre meals. Phone:
Andheri - 636 2664 / 639 0560, Bandra - 642 4100 / 651 1917, Colaba
- 216 0353 / 216 1259, Malad - 883 8863 / 881 2438,
Talwalkars Nutrition Centre
Talwalkars, has been the most renowned name in the field
of health and fitness in India.
The Talwalkars Nutrition Centre for scientific slimming
and figure control offers weight-loss, body shaping, weight gain
and body sculpting programmes. They even offer short-term result-oriented
packages. Phone: Charni Road - 382 2618, Warden Road
- 363 6406, Mahim - 445 7548, Juhu - 620 4643, Wadala - 412 2394,
Chembur - 528 6553, Thane - 536 6736.
Arihanta Clinic offers the Motapa Mukti Course with
the help of which one can lose weight sans dieting, skipping
meals, allopathic drugs and side effects. Dr N. Kumar of
Arihant Clinic has been awarded the prestigious 'Health Award
2000.' The Motapa Mukti Course is available for Rs 1080/- per month.
Specialists are available for consultation on 26th, 27th
and 28th of every month between 10.a.m. and 2.00 p.m.
& 4.00 p.m. and 7.00 p.m.
Address: Arihanta Clinic, The Orchid, 79C, Nehru Road, Vile
Parle East, Mumbai,
Phone: 616 4040. The Centre also has branches at Churchgate
The Aerobic Centre is a weight loss and weight gain centre
operating for the past 14 years. It has branches in Khar and Juhu
Timings: 6.15 a.m. to 7.15 a.m. and 7.15 p.m. to 8.15 p.m.
Contact: Dr R. Kumar Bhat.
Address: Aerobic Centre, Prabhu Kripa, 5 B, Plot No. 34,
N. S. Road 3, Vile Parle West, Mumbai - 400 056,
Phone: 617 3163.
Biokinetix, also known as Pure Energy offers aerobics,
step, boxercise and a personal training gym. Contact:
Yohan George / Sunil Kudva.
Address: Biokinetix, 32 Goolestan, 35 Bhulabhai Desai Road,
Mumbai - 400 026, Phone: 492 2343.
At present Bodyrhythm only has a swimming pool and soon
plans to add a gymnasium. Timings: 7.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.
and 4.00 p.m. to 9.00 p.m. Address: Bodyrhythm, Jolly
Bhavan No.1, V.T. Road, Mumbai - 400 020, Phone: 284
Darshan Health Club
Darshan Health Club offers facilities like steam, sauna,
aerobics, yoga, figure control and a gymnasium. Timings:
6.00 a.m. to 10.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m. to 8.30 p.m. for men, 10.00
a.m. to 5.00 p.m. for ladies. Fees: Rs 200 (for admission
only), Rs 2700 annually (For each of the fitness regimes like figure
control or gymnasium) and Rs 11,500 for complete fitness regime
on an annual basis. Contact: Aparna Chatterjee
/ Kalpesh Soni
Address: Darshan Health Club, Manish Nagar, Four Bungalows,
Andheri West, Mumbai - 400 053, Phone: 623 2799.
Guns N Glutes
Guns n Glutes claims to be the largest gym in Mumbai
with 46 stations of Cybex equipment. The facilities offered are:
gymnasium, sauna and aerobics. Annual membership costs Rs
19,900/-. The Club is open from 6.00 a.m. to 10.00 p.m. on weekdays
and 10.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. on Sundays. It remains closed on the
first Monday of every month. Contact: Kaizzad Capadia,
Address: Guns N Glutes, Samandar Mahal Point, Next to
Eden Hall, Worli, Mumbai - 400 025, Phone: 496 6118.
Parulekars Gym & Fitness Centre
Parulekars Gym and Fitness Centre offers a gymnasium,
figure control and steam bath. Timings: 6.00 a.m. to 9.15
p.m., Fees: Rs 250 for admission, Rs 3600/- for each of the
fitness routines per annum and Rs 7500 per annum for all three fitness
routines combined, Contact: Rajendra Raorane
Address: Parulekars Gym & Fitness Centre, Row House
7, Gokul Concorde, Western Express Highway, Kandivli East, Mumbai
- 400 101, Phone: 886 3520.
In Shape Fitness & Rehabilitation Centre
In Shape Fitness & Rehabilitation Centre offers services
like weight management, weight loss / gain, gymnasium, sauna, massage,
body fit analysis, etc. It could cost anywhere between Rs 1000 to
Rs 15,000 per treatment. Timings: 6.00 a.m. to 10.00 a.m.
and 5.30 p.m. to 9.00 p.m. (men) and 10.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. for
Address: In Shape Fitness & Rehabilitation Centre,
Ground Floor, Lancelot Building, S.V. Road, Borivali West, Mumbai
- 400 092, Phone: 863 7091.
Reiki National offers Reiki, Corona Reiki, intentional
healing (aura, emotional and past life healing), Feng Shui (Chinese
healing method) and various other alternate healing methods. Traditional
Reiki costs Rs 1000/- for 2 days and Advanced Reiki costs Rs 2500/-
for a 2-day course. This training cum healing centre is open from
12.30 p.m. to 5.00 p.m. Contact: Dr Rekha Kale, Address:
Reiki National, Chawla Centre, Opposite Madhu Park, Khar West, Mumbai
- 400 052, Phone: 648 1327.
Flex Appeal offers excellent low and high impact aerobics and
great Reebok step workouts.
Address: Flex Appeal, Firdaus, Ground Floor, Marine Drive,
Mumbai - 400 020, Phone: 200 2679.
Ajanta Inn & Properties Pvt. Ltd (Health
Address: Ajanta Inn & Properties Pvt. Ltd,
C/o Ramada Inn Palm Groove, Juhu Beach, Mumbai - 400 049, Phone:
Address: Body Opus, 11/12 Sant Kutir, 1st
Floor, Opposite Raheja Construction House, Khar West, Mumbai, Phone: