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Here Are The Best Free Fitness Classes Around DC This Week: April 30-May 6

We can get behind any run that finishes with pizza at Glen's Garden Market.

Photo via Lululemon Washington DC/Facebook.

Monday, April 30, 6PM
Last year, personal trainer Bianca Russo founded Body Positive Bootcamp with hopes of disrupting the fitness community and providing an inclusive exercise space where all genders and shapes are welcome. Now, she’s hosting free at-home workouts on Monday evenings—no equipment required. Stream live at Facebook or Instagram.

Tuesday, May 1, 5:45AM
Fit4Mom Capitol Hill, a national wellness company designed exclusively for moms, is hosting a “Body Back” class at Realignment Studio to provide a sneak peek into its eight-week session starting May 8. Moms should be at least six months postpartum for this high-intensity class. Register here641 Pennsylvania Ave., SE.

Wednesday, May 2, 7PM
Lululemon in Georgetown is offering yoga in the Loft with instructors in training. Classes are open to all levels, but be sure to bring a mat and water. Follow along on Facebook to register and for updates. 3265 M St., NW.

Thursday, May 3, 6:30PM
Join running coach and personal trainer Tammy of TW Training and Wellness for a three-mile fun run that starts and finishes at Glen’s Garden Market in Dupont. Stick around afterward for a $5 slice of pizza and draft beer. Be sure to register here2001 S. St., NW.

Friday, May 4, 5PM
If you haven’t been to Balanced Athlete Fitness Studios for Friday happy hour, what are you even doing? This week’s offering is a 45-minute HIIT “vertical” class, where you’ll spike your heart rate with Gladiator WallBulgarian bags, kettlebells, and resistance bands. Best for those with intermediate/advanced levels of fitness. Reserve your spot here5538 Connecticut Ave., NW.

Saturday, May 5, 8:30AM & 10:00AM 
Cinco de what? The first Saturday of May is Pilates Day, so before you hit the guac and margs, get in a free mat session with Epic Pilates at McLean Central Park Gazebo. Celebrate the day with goody bags and raffles, and be sure to bring a mat. 1468 Dolley Madison Blvd., McLean.

Sunday, May 6, 8:30AM
Serious cyclists can join the Bike Rack for a moderately-paced (16 to 18 mph) ride focused on group riding techniques such as moving within a group, hand signals, and leading. Meet at the shop for a 40-mile, no-drop trek. 1412 Q St., NW.


Kim Olsen

Kim Olsen ([email protected]) is a freelance writer in Alexandria.