Getting outside in June always seems like a good idea until you actually take that first step out of the air conditioning. Its also the best time to get outside because it is FINALLY consistently sunny and hot as hell. Let’s face it, we all know you’re going to end up going to those outdoor happy hours, so might as well earn those drinks with these affordable fitness classes. Embrace the sweat! You’ll be thanking us later when you’re trapped inside your freezing office all day.
The D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation is partnering up with MOAPIA to provide some free and outdoor yoga at 6:30 p.m. on Monday. Light refreshments will be provided, and you can engage with the rest of the Chinatown community. Stretch, relax, and breathe out your Monday work stress.
Ever wanted to design your own workout that would helped you get ripped without using weights? This class helps you to create your own body-weight workout from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Meridian Hill Park. You can register online, and make sure to either bring a mat or towel for floor exercises. No weights, no problem!
There will be free fitness classes offered all summer in Georgetown, so you can get your health on while the sun is setting — how cute. Wednesday’s class is sponsored by Yoga Del Sol, and goes from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.. Even if you miss this week’s class, you can try again next Wednesday. No, that’s not an excuse for you to not get outside, stop being lazy.
Another free fitness class in Chinatown? Man you’re going to make tons of friends in that neighborhood. This time instead of yoga its TaiChi, because why not. Get your ass out of bed bright and early, this class starts at 8 a.m..
This class takes the idea of boot camp to a whole new level. Sergeant’s Fitness boot camp is a co-ed military physical fitness class that has all of the boot camp and none of the drill sergeant. I.e., its hard core and will kick your ass but you won’t be crying by the end of the class (hopefully). Start your Friday nice and early, the class is from 6 a.m. to 7 a.m.
Can’t pick between biking or running for your Saturday workout? Do both! This biathlon will feature a 5K run followed by a 20K cycling ride for a double dose of exercise. The event starts at 7 a.m. by the West Fitness Center, and people of all fitness levels are encouraged to join. Bonus: it’s free. If you can get to Joint Base Andrews by 7 a.m., there’s no excuse not to do it.
Bring a partner and give acro-balance a chance! Located in Crispus Attucks Park from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., this class offers basic tumbling and partner tricks if you’re new to acrobatics. Meant to get you out of your comfort zone and try some team building, this class will take you out of your usual Sunday routine. If you did gymnastics or cheerleading in high school, you can relieve your flexible glory days.