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Parks winter fitness: Strength training

If you are looking to keep fit, you can participate in a free fitness class offered by one of our certified instructors while still staying safe at home. Join us for virtual fitness classes sponsored by Boston Parks and Recreation, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, and the Boston Public Health Commission.

Boston’s WFS Strength Training class will focus on range of motion and compound movements to challenge the total body for an all-out workout be ready to work hard, sweat, and have a good time.

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9:00am - 10:00am
Repeats weekly on Saturday, starting from January 9, 2021, until May 1, 2021
VIRTUAL CLASS
Boston, MA 02201
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Jennifer Widener
Neighborhood:
Citywide
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Parks winter fitness: Virtual Barre class

If you are looking to keep fit, you can participate in a free fitness class offered by one of our certified instructors while still staying safe at home. Join us for virtual fitness classes sponsored by Boston Parks and Recreation, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, and the Boston Public Health Commission.

This Barre class is designed to help tone and strengthen your muscles by combining ballet-inspired moves with elements of Pilates, dance, yoga, and strength training. Expect high repetitions, small movements, and plenty of modifications to make this the perfect workout for all fitness levels. All you need is a chair.

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6:30am - 7:30am
Repeats weekly on Friday, starting from January 8, 2021, until April 30, 2021
VIRTUAL CLASS
Boston, MA 02201
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Jennifer Widener
Neighborhood:
Citywide
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Parks winter fitness: Virtual Zumba

If you are looking to keep fit, you can participate in a free fitness class offered by one of our certified instructors while still staying safe at home. Join us for virtual fitness classes sponsored by Boston Parks and Recreation, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, and the Boston Public Health Commission.

Zumba involves energetic dance and aerobic elements. Instructors provide choreographed moves of hip-hop, soca, samba, salsa, merengue, mambo, and martial arts.

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6:00pm - 7:00pm
Repeats weekly on Thursday, starting from January 7, 2021, until April 29, 2021
VIRTUAL CLASS
Boston, MA 02201
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Jennifer Widener
Neighborhood:
Citywide
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Parks winter fitness: Virtual line dancing

If you are looking to keep fit, you can participate in a free fitness class offered by one of our certified instructors while still staying safe at home. Join us for virtual fitness classes sponsored by Boston Parks and Recreation, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, and the Boston Public Health Commission.

Move to the music in a fun workout that involves choreographed steps and upbeat dancing.

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7:00pm - 8:00pm
Repeats weekly on Wednesday, starting from January 6, 2021, until April 28, 2021
VIRTUAL CLASS
Boston, MA 02201
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Jennifer Widener
Neighborhood:
Citywide
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Parks winter fitness: Virtual salsa

If you are looking to keep fit, you can participate in a free fitness class offered by one of our certified instructors while still staying safe at home. Join us for virtual fitness classes sponsored by Boston Parks and Recreation, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, and the Boston Public Health Commission.

Learn a variety of dance styles through Salsa Suelta line dancing with MetaMovements' Eli Pabon and special guests!

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6:00pm - 7:00pm
Repeats weekly on Tuesday, starting from January 5, 2021, until April 27, 2021
VIRTUAL CLASS
Boston, MA 02201
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Jennifer Widener
Neighborhood:
Citywide
Event Type:
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Parks winter fitness: Virtual Dance Fit

If you are looking to keep fit, you can participate in a free fitness class offered by one of our certified instructors while still staying safe at home. Join us for virtual fitness classes sponsored by Boston Parks and Recreation, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, and the Boston Public Health Commission.

Dance Fit is a cardio-dance-based class that will get your heart pumping and hips shaking while combining strength moves to get you stronger! Move and dance to the beat while breaking a sweat and torching calories.

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5:00pm - 6:00pm
Repeats weekly on Monday, starting from January 4, 2021, until April 26, 2021
VIRTUAL CLASS
Boston, MA 02201
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Jennifer Widener
Neighborhood:
Citywide
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Parks winter fitness: Virtual yoga

If you are looking to keep fit, you can participate in a free fitness class offered by one of our certified instructors while still staying safe at home. Join us for virtual fitness classes sponsored by Boston Parks and Recreation, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, and the Boston Public Health Commission.

Trained yoga instructor Bonafide Vinyasa offers an accessible, alignment-based compassionate yoga practice geared to finding and creating strength, mobility, and balance through the postures of yoga. An all levels yoga flow class. Yoga blocks, straps, mat and comfortable clothing for movement suggested.

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6:00pm - 7:00pm
Repeats weekly on Sunday, starting from January 3, 2021, until April 25, 2021
VIRTUAL CLASS
Boston, MA 02201
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Jennifer Widener
Neighborhood:
Citywide
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Parks winter fitness: Virtual family fitness

If you are looking to keep fit, you can participate in a free fitness class offered by one of our certified instructors while still staying safe at home. Join us for virtual fitness classes sponsored by Boston Parks and Recreation, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, and the Boston Public Health Commission.

What better way to start off your morning than with an amazing workout with your family? Classes are designed to create bonding experiences, encourage healthy habits, and to teach new fitness activities. Grab the family and join the fun.

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10:30am - 11:30am
Repeats weekly on Sunday, starting from January 3, 2021, until April 25, 2021
VIRTUAL CLASS
Boston, MA 02201
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Jennifer Widener
Neighborhood:
Citywide
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Parks Fitness: Family Fitness with Anthony

Join us for fitness classes sponsored by Boston Parks and Recreation, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, and the Boston Public Health Commission.

Grab the family and get active this summer! Join us for creative sports games, team challenges, and a great workout!   

This is an in-person class. Sign up for free through our online portal:

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10:00am - 11:00am
Repeats weekly on Saturday, starting from July 17, 2020, until October 3, 2020
LoPresti Park
33 Sumner Street
East Boston, MA 02128
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Jennifer Widener
Neighborhood:
East Boston
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Parks fitness: Cardio and Core with Ella

Join us for fitness classes sponsored by Boston Parks and Recreation, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, and the Boston Public Health Commission.

Spike your heart rate and work your whole core during this fun, high-energy workout suited for all levels. Participants will be led through a variety of movements to raise the heart rate and strengthen our center of gravity — the core!

Classes will be different every week, so you will never get bored. Modifications will be provided for those who want to take it up a notch or prefer lower impact movements.  There will be some core movements on our hands and backs, so bring a mat if you prefer not to do these on the grass.

This is an in-person class. Sign up for free through our online portal:

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5:00pm - 6:00pm
Repeats weekly on Tuesday, starting from July 14, 2020, until September 29, 2020
Walker Playground
550 Norfolk Street
Mattapan, MA 02126
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Jennifer Widener
Neighborhood:
Mattapan
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