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Here Are Some of the Best Free Fitness Classes Around DC This Week: July 8 – 14



Get in a stair workout with DC Run Crew. The group will meet at Nats Park to tackle the exterior stairs in a HIIT and cardio workout. Be ready to go at 7 PM.
First and Potomac Ave. SE


Hit a HIIT bootcamp at Yards Park this evening. The all-levels workout uses your bodyweight to get in a sweat, and it’ll be right on the water. The event starts at 7 PM.
355 Water St. SE


Bang Power Dance is a dance class that uses weighted gloves to give you a workout. The crew will host a free class outdoors tonight at the Beach at Pike & Rose. Be ready to go at 7:30 PM.
Prose St., North Bethesda


CorePower Yoga will host a pop-up at Ballston Exchange to celebrate the studio it’s opening there later this summer. Bring your mat, head to the plaza, and after class, you’ll get a free vegan pastry and $5 off at Dirt. Class begins at 5:30 PM.
4121 and 4201 Wilson Blvd., Arlington

And HBD to Richard Simmons, of course! All five Vida locations will host free themed classes to celebrate the ’80s fitness celeb—think Simmons-themed aerobics, spin, and boxing classes. Times vary between noon and 9:30 PM.
Locations vary 


Head to the rooftop at Crimson for another CorePower Yoga pop-up. Email to reserve your spot (it’s first-come, first-served), and don’t forget to bring your mat. Class kicks off at 10:30 AM.
627 H St. NW

Mimi Montgomery Washingtonian
Associate Editor

Mimi Montgomery joined Washingtonian in 2018. Her work has appeared in Outside Magazine, Washington City Paper, DCist, and PoPVille. Originally from North Carolina, she now lives in Petworth.