toned up tuesdays


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CityCenterDC is like my new favorite area even though it’s still under construction. The CityCenter encompass five city blocks and is bound together by New York Ave NW, 9th Street NW, H Street NW and 11th Street NW.

As of 2011, the development is one of the largest downtown projects in the United States,and the largest urban development on the East Coast of the United States.It has been described as “a modern-day Rockefeller Center” and will reshape downtown D.C. Local officials consider CityCenterDC  critical to the city’s economic and residential development.

CityCenter is bringing Toned Up Tuesdays to the area. It’s a program sponsored by CenterCityDC. VIDA Fitness instructors will teach a new exercise class each and every Tuesday for the entire month of April. The classes are free to the public to promote a healthy lifestyle and will be held at the newly opened Park at CenterCity (corner of 10th & I street NW) starting at 6pm.

Here’s a list of the classes

April 1 – Conditioning (45 minutes): Fast-paced class with a variety of cardio combinations, calisthenics, and plyometrics. Conditioning utilizes interval training to combine a series of high intensity spurts to increase power with lower intensity active exercises to continue burning calories and improve cardiovascular endurance. This class is an excellent training tool for athletes, runners, or anyone looking to obtain a high level of personal fitness.

April 8 – Power Yoga (45 minutes): Designed to build strength while increasing balance, flexibility, and endurance. Expands on the sequences of Vinyasa to incorporate more challenging arm balances, inversions, and twists in conjunction with deep breath to detoxify the body.

April 15 – Boot Camp (45 minutes): VIDA Boot Camp is an intense calorie burning program providing fun, creative, and challenging moves that keeps participants focused, empowered, and constantly moving towards their fitness goals. Workouts include a wide variety of constantly changing circuits including drills, games, obstacles, plyometrics, relays, weighted supersets, and partner training.

April 22 – VIDA M.I.T. (45 minutes): Discover your inner athlete with this fusion of cardio, strength, balance & flexibility. VIDA M.I.T. increases strength and heart/lung function, improves posture and increases flexibility. Varied intensity levels allow beginners to successfully work alongside high-level athletes.

April 29 – Zumba (1 hour): Combines Latin dance moves with interval and resistance training for a full-body, rhythmic workout. You’ll move through salsa, mambo, cha-cha, cumbia, merengue, hip-hop, and belly dancing on your way to one of the most satisfying cardio workouts you’ve had in years.

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