Washington D.C. is a great place to live if you want to stay fit. With over 440 acres of parks and gardens throughout the District to take your fitness activities outdoors, and countless fitness studios offering everything from hip hop, yoga, and pilates, to HIIT, cross fit, boot camps and beyond, there’s no shortage of opportunities to reach your fitness goals in D.C.
Today we’re sharing our favorite trending fitness classes in D.C. that will inspire you to get in your fitness routine groove. Since the pandemic hit, there are more outdoor fitness classes in D.C. than ever so we’ve included some of our favorite outdoor fitness classes in our list.
Are you looking to get in the best shape of your life? Maybe you just want to find a fun class to be social or a yoga class to help reduce stress? Whether you’re a fitness novice looking to find a class that is perfect for beginners or a lifetime athlete, there’s a hot fitness class for everyone at every fitness level in D.C.
Our Favorite Trending Fitness Classes in D.C.
Dance like no one’s watching, let yourself have fun, and wiggle to the beat of your own drum in this trendy new dance fitness workout offered at 305 Fitness in D.C.
305 Fitness offers hundreds of at-home dance workouts and in-person workouts in their 3 flagship cities in NYC, D.C., and Miami.
If you are serious about your fun and want to ignite the fire inside yourself, these classes are like the best dance party you’ve ever been to—high energy, great vibes, and lots of sweat!
Check out the 305 Fitness D.C. schedule and get yourself to a class!
Cut Seven is not for the faint of heart. The trainers at Cut Seven lead classes as a team, training different muscle groups to complete failure each day in order to achieve optimal recovery.
Their HIIT (High-Intensity Interval Training) class philosophy is “we go in as a team, we come out as a team”. Their unique program works a different target muscle group each day and teammates cheer and encourage each other to push themselves beyond the limits of where any individual workout would typically take you.
Cut Seven offers classes in three locations:
- Open-Air Studio on 14th Street: 1401 Swann Street NW
- Union Market Rooftop and Dock 5: 1309 5th St NE
- Home Turf: 1101 Rhode Island Ave., NW
If you like cycling and are looking for a fun and challenging workout, Cyclebar D.C. might just be one of the funnest workouts in town. The instructors at CYCLEBAR Noma are warm, welcoming, and motivating and the studio offers a variety of rides.
Classes To Try at CYCLEBAR D.C.
1105 Delaware Avenue NE
Washington, DC 20002
If you haven’t tried a Barre fitness class you’re missing out on a great low impact, challenging workout that’s going to tone and sculpt your entire body. Barre classes are inspired by a combination of ballet, yoga, pilates, dance, and stretch moves and target, strengthen, and elongate your muscles.
Benefits of Barre Classes:
- Increases flexibility
- Improves posture
- Reduces stress
- Improves focus
- Tones muscles
Barre3 has 3 Locations in the Metro D.C. Area:
- barre3 D.C. Union Station – 701 2nd St NE Washington, District of Columbia 20002
- barre3 14th Street – 1832 14th Street NW Washington, District of Columbia 20009
- barre3 Navy Yard – 1243 1st Street SE Washington, District of Columbia 20003
Toolbox Pilates Art Studio
Toolbox is the most unique fitness venue to make our list…it’s Pilates Studio, Contemporary Art Gallery, and Events / Wedding Venue all in one.
Within close proximity from Dupont Circle, at 1627 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20009, Toolbox is less than 2 minutes away from The Rodney and 1830 R Apartments, and you walk there in under 10 minutes from Rocksboro and Sixteen Hundred Apartments making Toolbox Pilates Studio a great place for your morning Pilates routine if you live in any of those Daro Apartment communities.
If you’ve never tried Crossfit, CROSSFIT DC is a great place to try it. They offer your first class free and have two locations—U St NW and H St NE.
They have a great team of Crossfit L1-L4 coaches, post a daily WOD (workout of the day) and even have a competition team.
Check out CROSSFIT DC’s 2 locations at:
- 1365 H St NE
- 1507 U St NW
Daro Apartment Communities Near CROSSFIT DC Locations:
Yoga for Every Body at Every Level at Yoga Heights
We love the all-inclusive vibes at Yoga Heights. Their mission is to provide yoga and wellness for every body, at every level, and within every budget. We love that!
The teachers are warm and welcoming and you can find a class that is perfect just for you. They offer indoor and outdoor classes with so many types of yoga, there is literally something for everybody!
Yoga Heights Class Offerings:
- All Levels Flow
- No Barre, Barre
- Power Flow
- Yin Yoga
- Yoga Nidra
- Fusion Flow
- Intermediate Yoga
- Gentle Yoga
- Slow Flow
- Beginner Yoga
- Pre & Postnatal Yoga
That’s a whole lotta yoga!
Check Yoga Heights out at one of their three locations:
3506 Georgia Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20010
255 Carroll Street NW
Washington, DC 20012
905 U St. NW Washington, DC 20001
Daro Apartment Communities near Yoga Heights Locations
For those who like to workout at home, Daro Apartments offers 24-hour fitness centers at these Daro Apartment Communities:
Daro Apartment residents also receive a Complementary Motion Mindset membership offering virtual group fitness classes, live virtual cooking lessons & more! Private personal training & personal nutritional plans are available for an additional fee.
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