Fitness fun with FunkFit!

Our new partnership

Determined to bring the widest range of diverse, inclusive and, above all, fun digital content to our members across the UK, Places Leisure is delighted to announce our partnership with FunkFit, the only dance fitness class in the world which uses funk, soul, disco and Motown to create a truly unique and fun, funk-focused workout!

Created by the multi-award-winning Hip Hop dancer, teacher, choreographer and fitness presenter, JP Omari, FunkFit uses simple choreography and steps, making it accessible to everyone - regardless of age, ability or fitness levels. Simply follow Funkmaster JP, dance, have fun and enjoy the music, while improving your fitness, stamina, strength and coordination – all at the same time.

JP has recently been nominated in several categories for the 2021 Community Fitness Awards, including: Best Regional Instructor, South East; Best Presenter 2021; Best Dance Brand 2021; and, Inspirational Participant 2021.

FunkFit is one of the latest channels available free of charge to all members via the Places Studio on the Places Locker app and our website. Featuring 1000s of live stream and on demand workouts, our Virtual Studio gives you the flexibility to supplement your exercise routine from the comfort of your home, as well as track your moves, compete in digital challenges and, so much more!

Never before has health and wellbeing been of such great importance. Whether regular exercise is part of your family routine, self-care, mental health or social routine—your local Places Leisure Centre is ready to support you on your fitness journey. Places Leisure is ready to bring the funk to you!

Want to get involved? FunkFit is available exclusively on the Places Locker app in our Virtual Studio, which is free to download and use! Find out more about the Virtual Studio here