Here Are Some of the Best Free Fitness Classes Around DC This Week: August 19-25

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Join the November Project at Meridian Hill Park this morning to run hill sprints interspersed with exercises like squats, dips, and push-ups. The workout kicks off at 6:30 AM and lasts 30 minutes.
Meet at the Joan of Arc Memorial; 16th Street NW between Crescent Place NW and Belmont Street NW


Get a (free!) Barre3 workout outdoors today at Canal Park. The hour-long class begins at 7 PM, and you’ll need water and a mat.
200 M St. SE


Can’t get enough Barre3? They’ll host another free outdoor workout tonight at Meridian Hill Park. The class is an hour long and starts at 6:30 PM.
2400 15th St. NW


Get a side of Shakespeare with a free yoga class this morning. You’ll go through a vinyasa flow in the Folger Shakespeare Library’s Great Hall while some Shakespearean sonnets are read aloud. The class if 50 minutes and kicks off at 9 AM. Pre-registration is required, and it’s first-come, first-served, with only 20 spots available—so sign up soon!
201 E Capitol St. SE


Take your yoga mat outside for a guided flow in Meridian Hill Park. Class starts at 5 PM, and you’ll meet in the shady area by the corner of 16th and Euclid Streets.
16th and Euclid Streets NW

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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.