4 Unusual Fitness-Friendly Ways to Celebrate Memorial Day
Practice yoga in the woods of DC or try standup paddleboarding for free on the Eastern Shore.
There are lots of fitness-friendly ways to celebrate Memorial Day in Washington, from standup paddleboarding to yoga and hiking in Rock Creek Park. Photograph via Shutterstock.
Published May 24, 2013 [EXCERPT]
Each year on Memorial Day, through barbecues and picnics with family and friends, we remember those who lost their lives while serving in the US Armed Forces. But before lighting up the grill, why not celebrate by working out with a US Marine or going standup paddleboarding in Annapolis, home to the US Naval Academy? Check out these four unusual fitness-friendly ways to celebrate this weekend.
Yoga and Hiking in DC Saturday at 9 and 11:30 AM
The new program Yoga Hikes DC is led by Danielle Reyes, who takes a small group of yogis and hikers on 90-minute jaunts through Rock Creek Park and Dumbarton Oaks. Appreciate the woods during a brisk 45-minute hike with three 15-minute yoga breaks mixed in. Register at yogahikesdc.com.