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Top Outdoor Exercise Classes In Miami

January 21, 2014 9:00 AM

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(Source: www.oceanfrontfitness.com)
Summer is quickly approaching, which means getting shape is a immediate priority for many looking forward to hitting the beach or dressing light to deal with the heat. That’s especially important for us here in Miami and all over South Florida where temperatures can break the 90s. Exercising outdoors is a cool concept because you get to break a sweat, get fit and enjoy the open air. Depending on where you are, there’s beautiful scenery around to admire and help inspire you to get your workout on. This list features some of the best choices in Miami where you can get fit and immerse yourself in the gorgeous surroundings and weather that Miami is famous for.

Oceanfront Fitness Outdoor Fitness Series
Haulover Park
10800 Collins Ave.
Miami Beach, FL 33154
(866) 483-9411 x702
www.oceanfrontfitness.com

The Outdoor Fitness Series offered by Oceanfront Fitness offers a series of exercise classes facing awesome views of the ocean at several locations in the area. The fitness series is seasonally designed so the summer series offers the benefit of attending classes later in the day. The locations used for the fitness classes offer more than just ocean views. The unique terrain of each location provides a different type of fitness challenge, thereby enhancing your workout experience. Many of the instructors are certified in one or more areas of fitness, and also work in other sectors professionally, such as real estate, architecture and performance arts.

 Miami Beach

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SUP Yoga Miami
Crandon Park
6747 Crandon Blvd.
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
(786) 361-5421
www.sup-yoga-miami.com

SUP (Stand UP) yoga is an intriguing concept in itself. You’re challenged to perform yoga exercises while balancing on a paddleboard in the water. Being able to do so off the coast of the Atlantic Ocean is a surefire bonus. The 1.5-hour class begin with a introduction and warm up on the beach and the reminder of the class is done on the paddleboard. What makes this outdoor exercise class unique is the aspect of exercising on top of water. The functionality of the class works directly with your level of experience and fitness, so you can get a good workout in no matter what level you are. All of the benefits of yoga make this an awesome option for outdoor exercise.

Yoga In The Park

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Yoga In The Park
Bayfront Park
301 Biscayne Blvd.
Miami, FL 33132
(305) 358-7550
www.bayfrontparkmiami.com

Here’s the first benefit from this class – it’s free! These yoga classes are brought to locals and sponsored by TeamFootWorks and Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run. Held at Bayfront Park on Monday and Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings, these yoga classes offer a fulfilling and invigorating exercise experience facing one of the best water views you’ll find in Miami. You can look out at the expansive Atlantic Ocean, sailboats at the marina next door, as well as the spectacular cruise ships at the Port of Miami. The ocean breezes will help keep you cool while you bend, stretch and get you body into tip-top shape.

Related: Tips For Keeping Your Kids Active From A South Florida Fitness Professional

Tropical Park

(Source:www.myonlybootcamp.com)

My Only Bootcamp
Tropical Park
7900 S.W. 40th St.
Miami, FL 33155
(786) 416-5143
www.myonlybootcamp.com

Getting fit with My Only Bootcamp has a three-fold benefit. One, instructors focus on building your physical strength and building endurance. Two, you get to exercise in one of the largest and aesthetically pleasing parks in Miami-Dade county. Three, the classes are very affordable. Each one-hour class gives you the opportunity to improve your appearance, your physical fitness and give your health a great boost. You have the option to purchase a daily or weekly pass, or commit to an entire month, where you’ll find the greatest value

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For nearly 20 years, Shawanda James has been actively involved in creative writing in Miami, Florida. In addition to her work as a freelance writer, she is actively seeking publication for her debut novel and collection of poetry. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.

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