Here Are Some of the Best Free Fitness Classes Around DC This Week: February 6 – 12

Interval running, a self-defense class, and high-intensity workouts.


Get your heart rate going at HIIT and Run, an interval running class with a Tabata spin at the Bannekar Recreation Center. The class moves at different paces, so all levels are welcome from 7 PM to 8:30 PM.
2500 Georgia Ave., NW

Looking to improve your weight lifting? This women-only strength and conditioning session runs through the basics, and your first visit is free. The Tuesday class from 5 PM to 6 PM will focus on back muscles.
506 K St., NW

Learn self defense in this course influenced by Systema, a Russian martial art. The class at Maryland Systema in Takoma Park takes place from 7:30 to 8:30 PM.
7117 Maple Ave., Takoma Park

Mix together HIIT workouts and yoga at Warrior, a conditioning class in Tysons Corner Center. The fitness session kicks off at 9 AM.
1961 Chain Bridge Rd., Tysons

Prep for the Super Bowl halftime show with a Master Dance Fitness Class in the Fabletics shop at the Westfield Montgomery Mall. Class starts at 10 AM.
7101 Democracy Blvd., Bethesda

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