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Fitness Events This Week: Glow-in-the-Dark Yoga, Boot Camp, and Barre

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25 Days of Yoga Challenge

December 7-31; 6470 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria

Honest Soul Yoga‘s 25-day challenge continues its aim of keeping holiday stress low. Calm the brain, reduce stress, and lower blood pressure with a minimum of 7-minute Savasana. Register online, and look for the daily mini-challenge on their Facebook page. $10; 4 PM.

Barre 3

December 21; 4618 14th St., NW

Work up a sweat during this one-hour mix of yoga, Pilates, and ballet barre. Head to Dance Loft on 14 with your yoga mat and water. Register online. Free; 8 PM.

Boot Camp

December 22, 24; Meridian Hill Park

Join trainer Gitanjali Borkar for 50 minutes of cardio, strength training, and stretching. Borkar’s bodyweight training bootcamps are designed for short periods of high intensity, and are great for all levels. Bring water and a yoga mat. First class is free. 6:30 AM.

North Face Mountain Training Athletics

Stanton Park, December 22; Dupont Circle, December 24

Join two North Face trainers for workouts aimed at strengthening you for your outdoor goals. Train to finish an endurance challenge, ski stronger, or hit the summit. Register online for the December 22 or December 24 sessions. Free, 6:30 PM.

Open Meditation

December 23; 532 North Washington St., Alexandria

Join the folks at 532 Yoga for a 30-minute silent meditation to help reduce stress, improve focus, and support healthy emotions. Free; 1:30PM.

Learn Tai Chi

December 23; 916 G St., NW

Join Stephen J. Goodson in the study and practice of Tai Chi Form and the two-person training routine, Push Hands. Beginners and veterans are welcome to this 90-minute class. Free; 8 PM.

Bike Ride

December 24; 2501 Champlain St., NW

Meet up at City Bikes in Adams Morgan for a 15-mile ride around Rock Creek, Van Ness, and Cleveland Park. Bring water and a light for this one-hour ride over 1,000 feet of elevation. Register online. Free, 6:30 PM.

Glow in the Dark Yoga

December 25; 6470 Landsdowne Centre Dr., Alexandria

Honest Soul Yoga is hosting a Glow in the Dark Yoga Party at their studio. Prepare for messiness—there will be glow-in-the-dark paint provided. Bring a nonperishable food or clothing donation to participate. 7:30 PM.

Introductory Road Cycling

December 26; 1412 Q St., NW

Join The Bike Rack for an introduction to road cycling—a 25- to 30-mile ride set at a 12-to-15-mph pace for anyone new to group riding. Bring your road bike and helmet; register online. Free; 10 AM.

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