Savor the warm summer breeze with an outdoor fitness class, or better yet, a free one. This August, it’s easier than ever to shake up your exercise routine with a motivating workout class in the great outdoors. Check out 14 free or low-cost workouts.
Monday, August 7, 5–6 p.m.; Wednesday, August 2 and Wednesday, August 9, 6–7 p.m.
Clarendon’s yoga and Pilates studio Mind the Mat partners with George Mason University for this outdoor yoga series at Mason Square Plaza. All ages and fitness levels are welcome, from first timers to seasoned yogis. Don’t forget to bring your mat. 3351 Fairfax Dr., Arlington, free
Mondays and Wednesdays through August 30, 6–7 p.m.
Part of Reston Station’s Summerbration series, Beloved Yoga hosts Yoga on the Plaza twice a week through the end of the month. Bring your mat and water bottle and prepare to master those sun salutations. 1900 Reston Metro Plz., Reston, free
Tuesday, August 8 and Tuesday, August 22, 6–7 p.m.
For a ballet-inspired, music-fueled sweat session, look no further than The Boro. Barre Unbound presents the low-impact workout every other week through mid-September. 8350 Broad St. Tysons, free with registration
Tuesdays through August 30, 6–7 p.m.
Hop, skip, and jump your way to health with another fun Summerbration staple at Reston Station, Trampoline Fitness. You’ll be provided with a mini trampoline for the duration of the bouncy class. 1900 Reston Metro Plz., Reston, free
Wednesdays through August 30, 9:30–10:30 a.m.
Busy moms are encouraged to bring their babies to this workout series at Loudoun Station. 43805 Central Station Dr., Ashburn, free
Wednesday, August 2, August 16, and August 30, 6–6:45 p.m.
Namaste out after work a little longer for an upbeat power flow. Honest Soul Yoga’s biweekly fitness series at The Boro is accessible to all levels of yoga practitioner. 8350 Broad St., McLean, free with registration
Wednesdays through August 30, 6–7 p.m.
Get ready to jump for joy. For an opportunity to try trampoline-based fitness, you can check out Loudoun Station’s Wednesday night workout series. Mini trampolines will be provided. 43751 Central Station Dr., Ashburn, free
Thursdays through August 17, 6–7 p.m.
Mason Square Plaza presents Pilates on the Plaza. Mind the Mat instructors will guide you through the moves. Be sure to pack a yoga mat, a water bottle, and an abundance of energy for guided moves to the exhilarating beat of the music. 3351 Fairfax Dr., Arlington, free
Fridays through August 11, 5:30–6:30 p.m.
Come out to Mason Square Plaza Friday evenings for Latin music and dynamic dance moves. Your workout will feel more like a dance party. 3351 Fairfax Dr., Arlington, free
Fridays through August 25, 6:30–7:30 p.m.
For another mom-exclusive workout at Loudoun Station, check out Friday Night Fitness. You’ll be able to hone your strength at these 60-minute workouts targeting a wide variety of muscles. 43751 Central Station Dr., Ashburn, free
Saturday, August 12 and Saturday, August 26, 9–10 a.m.
Looking to sweat on your Saturday morning? Check out Body Weight Bootcamp series at The Boro for a high energy, bootcamp-style workout. All levels are welcome, and modifications will be offered. 8350 Broad St., Tysons, free with registration
Saturdays through September 23, 10–11 a.m.
Enjoy a tranquil morning of lakeside yoga at a winery for just $25. Rose Blossom Yoga presents the workout, and Sunshine Ridge Winery provides the post-class treat, a complimentary glass of wine, cider, or beer. 15850 Sunshine Ridge Ln., Gainesville, $25
Sunday, August 6, 10:30–11:30 a.m.
Start your Sunday off right with some high energy dance cardio and a glass of wine at Cana Vineyards’ special event. The $15 online ticket scores you your choice of a glass of wine or a wine tasting flight. The class will take place on Cana Vineyard’s Sunset Pavillion. 38600 John Mosby Hwy., Middleburg, $15 pre-registration or $20 at the door
Sunday, August 13 and 27, 10–11 a.m.
Is there a more peaceful way to spend your morning than yoga by the lake? Honest Soul Yoga hosts this free outdoor yoga class at Lakeside Park. Reserve a spot ahead of time and bring your yoga mat and water (and some sunscreen and bug spray, too). 5216 Pommeroy Dr., Fairfax, free with registration
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