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January 20, 2021
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The Best Downtown Fitness Classes to Try Now

Nobody said remote working would be easy. If your daily routine consists of being a desk jockey at the home office for endless hours and binge-watching Netflix on your downtime, then it might be time to find some new activities to get you up on your feet. Thankfully, many Downtown Edmonton fitness centers are offering virtual classes. From boxing to yoga, you can work up a sweat, boost your serotonin and feel good supporting a Downtown business.  

XTherapy Athletics, 10041 103 Street
Winter’s cold temperatures may take a bite out of outdoor cycling, but that doesn’t mean you have to give up biking completely. Get an intense cardio session with XTherapy’s at-home spin bike rentals. For $400 you get a bike set up in your home for two months, unlimited virtual spin classes for two months too, a pair of cycling shoes and a set of 3lb weights. These fitness classes are for all levels and offer high-intensity workouts to get your blood pumping. You’ll feel energized and motivated as the instructor talks you through the movements to upbeat music. You’ll have so much fun, you might forget you’re actually working out.   

Champs Boxing Studio, 10251 109 Street
If you’re a fan of cardio but want something a little different than the treadmill, boxing-inspired classes might be for you. Started by eight-time women’s world boxing champion, Jelena Mrdjenovich, Champs Boxing Studio on 109 Street offers a variety of classes for all skill levels, seven days a week. Their virtual classes are focused on short bursts of high-intensity moves with short breaks in between to get your heart rate going. No boxing experience is required for you to hook and jab to the beat of the music while an instructor guides you every step of the way.

Soul Strength Yoga and Fitness, 10180 101 Street
One of the best things about working Downtown is the sheer number of amenities outside your office doorstep. Now you can bring the best of the core to your home. Soul Strength Yoga and Fitness, located in Manulife Place offers live-streamed classes several times a week sure to fit anyone’s schedule. Instructor Mel James guides you through each pose while you increase flexibility, strength and balance. Whether you’re a beginner or advanced yogi, there’s a virtual mat waiting for you. 

Shala Ashtanga Yoga Centre, 10018 105 Street
Say goodbye to the stresses of your day and hello to downward dog. Another yoga studio in the heart of Edmonton, Shala Ashtanga Yoga Centre offers a wide variety of classes for every Yogi, including Yin Yoga, a more passive practice, as well as pre-natal classes for expecting mothers. Live instructor-led classes are streamed nearly every day and will have you feeling stronger and more flexible after your first class. A month of unlimited classes is on special right now with a BOGO deal. Purchase one month unlimited for $90 and get a free pass to gift to a friend, perfect for a remote yoga date together.

 


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