Outdoor Fitness in Bergen County NJ

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Yoga on the Lawn at Kaplen JCC

Doesn’t that sound nice? And civilized? And so… calm? The class is an hour and for all levels. Just wear your sunscreen, bring your mat, towel and water and be ready to breathe deep and stretch it all out. Free for all, June 11th from 9:00 am to 10:30 am.

Powerflow Yoga Under the Stars

The people of Powerflow are offing a free 60-minute evening class every other Tuesday starting on June 13th at their Morristown Studio. It starts at 7:00 pm and you’ll flow and sweat as the sun sets. Then you’ll do your savasana under the stars. Bring your mat, your friend, and maybe a few bucks to buy a kombucha from Whole Foods when class is over because it’s held in their outdoor cafe.  Another option is to checkout Powerflow Westwood’s Yoga in the Park, where you can Downward Dog among the trees Wednesdays all summer long. Yoga obsessed? Then make sure you check out the single largest yoga event in North Jersey- Powerflow’s 6th Annual YoTiki event in Montclair where hundreds gather to flow outdoors together.

Retro Fitness Tenafly Saturdays on the Corner

Take your circuit training outside with Retrofitness Tenafly's trainer Matt, who every Saturday hosts a class outside for a full body workout to burn maximum calories through a combination of cardio and strength training using sledge hammers, tractor tires and heavy chains on the green for all you GI Janes out there.

Hudson Hikers

Wanna get out and hike but not sure where to go? Grab your water bottle and join Hudson Hikers for one of their planned summer excursions in the Hudson Highlands region of NJ and NJ.  Each journey is laid out by time and difficulty so even the most inexperienced can enjoy the terrain. 


Solstice Bliss Poolside Yoga at Life Time Athletic

Open to members and non-members – yogis grab a mat and find a spot by the pool for 90 minutes of Meditation, Yin, Roots and Vinyasa to live music. Then refuel with chilled kombucha and fresh fruit with friends. Go home with your own mala bead bracelet and essential oil sample, and know you made every minute of the longest day count.  Saturday, June 25th, $15 members, $20 non members.



Bergen Fit4Mom

Maybe you like working out and your baby likes strollering. If so, this is the place for you. Fit4Mom started as stroller strides for new moms and evolved into a series of classes. Stroller Strides and Stroller Barre include workout stations as well as walking and running while your baby chills in the stroller and take place outside.    


H2Row Outdoor Rowing Classes at THE GYM Englewood

Seriously, take a few rowing classes and you’ll hardly remember what your arms used to look like. They’ll be replaced with beautiful deltoids and you’ll get a strong back, legs, abs out of the deal too. It is, in fact, hard to think of a part of the body that rowing won’t strengthen. So, get to it and check out their dry land rowing classes that take place in their outdoor space. They offer a variety or morning and evening times.



Genuine Self Wellness Outdoor Climbing Classes

Alright, maybe it’s time to try something completely different. No simulations, no pretend, this is the real deal. In Genuine Self Wellness’s climbing classes you’ll be provided with the gear and equipment, the support and the teaching, as well as a community of people, and the rock to climb. The instructor, Anyssa Lucena, will teach you that it’s not just strength, but also smarts that will get you to the top of the rock. Email her for spring dates and rates: genuineselfwellness@hotmail.com.


Life Time Outdoor Runs

We all know how to run – well, most of us do anyway – and it’s not hard. But running for long periods of time like a REAL runner is different. At Life Time they have groups of runners of all ranges and abilities. They’ve got instructors to teach and help you set goals and you’ll make friends and running dates to keep yourself accountable. Check out their schedule and get those calves whipped into shape.

There’s the info. Now all you gotta do is pick the one(s) you like most and get started. Pretty soon you’ll have those ten-minute abs and you’ll feel fantastic. You might even be able to refill that empty cup of patience you’ve been carrying around since Christmas. You never know. 

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