Summer Fitness Classes You Need to Try


Right now, fitness is safer outdoors or in highly ventilated, open spaces. While gyms across the country continue to shut down in response to COVID-19 concerns, local fitness studios are providing creative ways to teach classes in a socially distanced manner. If you’re looking to move your body while practicing social distancing, try these summer workouts.

Pure Barre at Washington Park

Photograph courtesy of Pure Barre

Washington Park’s Workout on the Green Series

Every Tuesday and Wednesday, from 6-8 p.m. Washington Park hosts free workout classes taught by trained instructors. All classes adhere to social distancing guidelines by maintaining at least six feet of distance between participants and encouraging mask-wearing. The class offerings range from pilates with the Cincinnati Ballet to Pure Barre on Wednesday evenings. All classes are organized by 3CDC and sponsored by First Financial Bank. Since space availability is limited, classes are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Washington Park, 1230 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine

Goat Yoga at Taft’s Brewporium

The only thing better than yoga is yoga with goats! On Thursday, August 27, The Yoga Bar will instruct a one-hour class with YoGoat Cincinnati goats at Taft’s Brewporium. Goats will climb and interact with participants as they search for inner peace and burn calories. Talk about a stress-reliever! Register now for this unforgettable yoga class while spots are still available.
Taft’s Brewpourium, 4831 Spring Grove Ave., Winton Place

Free Fitness at Summit Park

Popular Blue Ash spot Summit Park offers free fitness classes four days a week including yoga, Zumba, and high-intensity interval training. These classes will get your heart pumping and leave you sore the next day. They’re also free, so there’s no excuse to miss out. Grab your mat and a mask-wearing buddy and give one a try!
Summit Park, 4335 Glendale Milford Rd., Blue Ash

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