4 free and fun outdoor fitness events in NYC this week

Yoga in Bryant Park. | Photo: Shanta B./Yelp

Want to up your game when it comes to health and fitness?

From practicing yoga in the park to tackling a 20-obstacle course, there's plenty to do when it comes to fitness activities to enrich your week. Read on for a rundown.
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Yoga on the Hudson with Shape Up NYC





Join Shape Up NYC at Hudson River Park for a free yoga session. The open-air Vinyasa-style evening flow is open to all levels and abilities.

When: Thursday, July 5, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Where: Pier 46 at Hudson River Park
Admission: Free

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Yoga in Bryant Park with Tanya Farmer




Practice your downward dog under the trees with Tanya Farmer, a Brooklyn-based yoga, meditation and mindfulness teacher. Farmer has taught yoga to NYC public school students from pre-K to high school, as well as adults and seniors. Expect a playful and powerful class full of moving meditations that leave you clear-headed, calm and confident.

When: Thursday, July 5, 6-7 p.m.
Where: Bryant Park Lawn, 41 W. 40th St.
Admission: Free

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RUNHealthy HIIT class with New York Road Runners





Strengthen and tone with an energizing, high-intensity interval training session in Central Park with the New York Road Runners. Participants will meet at the running club's headquarters, then lightly jog down to Central Park for a total-body experience using found objects in the park, including benches and steps.

When: Friday, July 6, 7-8 a.m.
Where: New York Road Runners' Run Center, 320 W. 57th St.
Admission: Free

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JungleGym 2018 with Concrete Safaris





Local children and families are invited to test their fitness at the first stop of the JungleGym 2018 Summer Series.

The event will feature a 20-obstacle course designed by children ages 7-12 in Concrete Safaris' City Surfers after-school program and led by 14-24-year-old interns in the organization's Outdoor Leadership Academy. Children ages 5 and up, teens and adults will have the opportunity to hop, leap, crawl and wiggle through the course -- ideally while dressed as superheroes.

When: Saturday, July 7, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: E. 116th Street between Lexington and Second avenues
Admission: Free

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