‘Waterfront Wellness’ Free Outdoor Fitness Weekly Lineup Announced

| May 13, 2022 | 0 Comments

Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore press release: 

Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore and Medifast, presenters of Waterfront Wellness, a free outdoor fitness series, announced the 2022 season today to begin on Monday, May 16, and run through the end of October. New this season, Waterfront Wellness will host classes every day of the week across three locations – Rash Field Park, Wills Park and West Shore Park – led by Baltimore-based fitness and wellness professionals.  

“Our ninth season is shaping up to be our biggest season yet for Waterfront Wellness,” said Laurie Schwartz, president of Waterfront Partnership. “We’re thrilled that we’re able to add Rash Field Park as a new location and can’t wait to have our waterfront – from Federal Hill to Harbor Point – filled with folks socializing and exercising together every day of the week.”  

Also new this year are two family-friendly classes, Mission Fit Bootcamp on Mondays at Rash Field Park and Mommy and Me yoga with Breathing Dragon Yoga on Saturdays in Harbor Point. A robust incentive program will continue to help motivate participants to meet personal fitness goals. Participants accrue rewards after attending a class and top prizes this year include a Peloton Bike, class packs and monthly memberships to participating gyms, plus workout gear like yoga mats, towels and more.   

The schedule for the 2022 Waterfront Wellness season:  

·         Monday:  

o    6:00 p.m.: Mission Fit Bootcamp at Rash Field Park (kid-friendly) 

·         Tuesday:  

o    6:00 p.m.: Strong on the Lawn with Charm City Run at Wills Park in Harbor Point 

·         Wednesday:  

o    6:00 p.m.: Line Dancing with Terry Towne of Jubilee Arts at West Shore Park (kid-friendly) 

o    6:00 p.m.: Breathing Dragon Yoga at Wills Park in Harbor Point 

·         Thursday: 

o    12:00 p.m.: Lunch Meditation with Rotating Instructors at Wills Park in Harbor Point (Sensory Immersion with Certified Nature Guide Ted of Baltimore City Recreation & Parks every first and third Thursday and Pop-ups every second and fourth Thursday)  

o    6:00 p.m.: Claire Strock Yoga at Wills Park in Harbor Point  

·         Friday 

o    6:00 p.m.: Yoga by Michelle Stafford of DivaYogi at Wills Park in Harbor Point 

·         Saturday 

o    8:00 a.m.: XPF Bootcamp at West Shore Park 

o    9:00 a.m.: XPF Dance2Fitness at West Shore Park 

o    10:00 a.m.: Breathing Dragon Yoga for All at Wills Park in Harbor Point (ages 8 and older) 

·         Sunday 

o    8:00 a.m.: Riot Squad Run Club at Rash Field Park  

o    9:00 a.m.: Flex’t by Bikram Yoga at West Shore Park 

o    10:00 a.m.: Federal Hill Fitness Low Impact HIIT at West Shore Park 

Baltimore-based Medifast and Waterfront Partnership hope to ignite healthy habits, from healthy motion to healthy mind, within the Baltimore community through the summer series. Medifast is the global company behind one of the fastest-growing health and wellness communities, OPTAVIA®, which offers scientifically developed products, clinically proven plans and the support of independent OPTAVIA Coaches and a Community to help Customers achieve Lifelong Transformation, One Healthy Habit at a Time®.  

Participants of all skill levels are welcome and should bring their own mats, water and sneakers, if necessary. Classes will begin promptly so arriving early is encouraged in order to socialize and get set up. Pre-registration is required as each class will be limited to 50 participants. To view the current schedule and class descriptions and to register online, visit https://waterfrontpartnership.org/enjoy/waterfront-wellness.  

Now in its ninth season, Waterfront Wellness launched in 2012 and is Waterfront Partnership’s longest running program and its most popular summertime activity. Medifast has supported the initiative since 2015, providing fun, accessible programming that aligns with its mission and helps Baltimoreans build healthy habits. In addition to free fitness and wellness classes, Waterfront Partnership offers Inner Harbor Kayak Tours every Saturday.  

Photo courtesy of Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore

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