With the leftovers put away, it’s time to lace up the running shoes and think about weekend workouts. From pop-up barre classes to Small Business Saturday yoga events, fitness fanatics will have a variety of options to choose from in this week’s weekend roundup.
Athleta Park Meadows
Friday, November 24, Various times
For all of you Black Friday shoppers hitting up Park Meadows, take a breather in the “Zen Den” at Athleta, presented by Five Well Being Studio & Spa. Complimentary refreshments and relaxation treatments will be available. Be sure to wear athletic wear — or plan on purchasing some yoga pants from Athleta — because Five Well Being will provide a thirty-minute meditation and yoga flow at both 1 and 3 p.m. to refresh you before you return to shopping. Visit Five Well Being online for more information.
Brewery Boot Camp
Various locations and times
Saturday and Sunday, November 25 and 26
Three words: Earn your beer. There are four opportunities to check off your weekend workout with Brewery Boot Camp, and a nice cold one will be waiting for you at the end every time. Lakewood residents can take it to the taproom floor with a full-body workout at 11 a.m. at Caution Brewing, 1057 South Wadsworth Boulevard, and if you’re aching for more kettlebell swings, stop by Brewability Lab, 12455 East 39th Avenue in Denver, at 1 p.m. The fun starts all over again on Sunday, with an 11 a.m. workout at Broomfield’s Wonderland Brewing, 5450 West 120th Avenue, and an additional workout will take place at the same time at 38 State Brewing Company at 8071 South Broadway in Littleton. The workout will cost $10, which locks in a discounted happy-hour price on beer at the bar when you’re done wiping your sweat off the mat. Visit Brewery Bootcamp online for more information.
Saturday, November 25, 11 a.m.
Ohana Yoga + Barre
Other than the obvious core-strengthening benefits, there’s no reason to hold a plank — unless, of course, you’re attending Ohana Yoga + Barre’s Planksgiving Contest. For every minute you can hold a plank, the studio will donate $1 to WATERisLIFE, a nonprofit organization whose mission is providing clean water, sanitation and hygiene programs around the world. Visit Ohana Yoga for more information.
Saturday, November 25, 11 a.m.
The River Power Vinyasa
Center yourself on your mat before you dive into holiday shopping. Join the River Power Vinyasa for a Small Business Saturday event, where the studio is serving up deals, classes, and even mimosas and kombucha. The event launches at the studio at 11 a.m. and will wrap up at 2 p.m., once you’ve had a chance to browse local yoga apparel and class packages. Visit the River’s Facebook event page for more information.
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Pure Barre Pop-Up Class
Sunday, November 26, 9 a.m.
Start your Sunday Funday in Aurora with a Pure Barre pop-up class at Velvet Wolf. The in-store class will be held in support of nonprofit organization Brave Coalition, which seeks to identify and address individual and cultural biases. All attendees will receive 20 percent off their purchase at Velvet Wolf — and a mimosa — after the class, and they will be entered into two drawings for either a gym bag or a yoga mat from the store. Click here for tickets to the event.
Looking for more to do? Visit Westword's calendar online.