Free summer fitness in NYC

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Take a class with Lole and Fitist this summer.
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Downward Dog Days of Summer: Free Outdoor Yoga Classes at Exhale

Exhale Mind Body Spa is hosting a donation-based yoga class each month, with proceeds benefitting the Meatpacking District Improvement Association. These outdoor yoga classes are held on the cobblestone streets of Gansevoort Plaza between Hudson and Ninth avenues. Class times range from 7:15 a.m.-6:45 p.m. Mark your calendar for June 19, July 18, Aug. 15 and Sept. 19.

18 Ninth Ave., 212-660-6733, www.exhalespa.com

Shaolin Five Animal Kung Fu in Riverside Park

Shaolin Five Animal Kung Fu is promoting self-defense as a fun and stress-reducing fitness activity with free weekly kung fu classes in Riverside Park. Every Saturday from 1 p.m.-3 p.m., instructor Sifu Adam Chertoff, who has more than 30 years of kung fu experience, integrates modern approaches with traditional forms of the martial arts. The program runs through Oct. 26, weather permitting.

Riverside Park (meet at the 108th Street entrance at 12:45 p.m.), 212-942-8909, www.shaolinfiveanimals.org

 

Summer of Fitness Exercise Series in Hudson River Park

Whether you’re into Pilates, yoga or you need a more intense boot-camp workout, Hudson River Park has a diverse lineup of free summer exercise programs. Activewear brand Lole and fitness concierge Fitist sponsor classes held at Pier 25 (North Moore Street and the West Side Highway) on Tuesdays from 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., through Aug. 20. On Wednesdays at Pier 64 (23rd Street and the Hudson River), Shape Up NYC offers Nia classes, a fusion of marital arts, dance and yoga, and on Thursdays at Pier 46 (Christopher Street and the Hudson River), they do Pilates. Classes take place from 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. and run through Aug. 22.

www.hudsonriverpark.org

 

Outdoor Rise NYC

From June 17-23, Outdoor Rise, NYC’s first outdoor adventure festival, is providing more than 60 free events in all five boroughs. You’ll enjoy events like rock climbing, yoga, biking and more. All events are free.

 www.outdoorrise.com



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