With the summer solstice and Father’s Day falling this weekend, it’s the perfect time to head outside. If you’re looking to get in a quick workout before your weekend celebrations, consider one of these fitness events.
Thursday, 7-8 p.m.
Skip the happy hour and go for an after-work Zumba class instead. Head to the One Loudoun plaza for an up-tempo outdoor workout led by The Fitness Equation. The weekly series will allow you to break a sweat while you learn some new dance moves. One Loudoun: 20626 Easthampton Plz., Ashburn; free
Friday, 9:30 a.m.
Stay cool in the pool as you get in your morning workout. This water yoga class allows people to complete traditional yoga poses while limiting the strain on joints and injuries. Just bring a pool noodle, and you’re set. Middleburg Community Center: 300 W. Washington St., Middleburg; $20
Saturday, 7:30-10 a.m.
Dust off your cape for this Saturday-morning run. Pick between the one-mile fun run, 5k, and 10k as a way to help the Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children (CASA DC). As you get in those steps, take in the nice summer weather and beautiful views of the lake. Lake Accotink: 7500 Accotink Park Rd., Springfield; $13-$45
Saturday, 9-10 a.m.
Before you head into the summer season, melt away that extra stress. This flow-based vinyasa class is open to yogis of all experience and will offer mantra, breathwork, and meditation as you adjust your body. West Trail Wellness and Massage: 190 N. 21st St., Purcellville; $20
Saturday, 10-11 a.m.
Join Latitude Yoga Co. for an outdoor yoga experience. Set up in front of the Aquia Creek for an hour-long class that combines the healing powers of yoga and nature. Widewater State Park: 101 Widewater State Park Rd., Stafford; free
Saturday, 6-7 p.m.
Celebrate the official start of summer by taking your workout outside. Take in the natural surroundings, and extra light, as you connect with the environment and other living beings and head into the world with a boosted sense of compassion. The Clifton Institute: 6712 Blantyre Rd., Warrenton; $10
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