Best of Ottawa 2021: Virtual fitness classes
After over 20-years writing about life in Ottawa, we think we have a pretty good idea of the best of what this city has to offer. In this weekly series, we share our picks with you — our top spots for takeout, live music venues, local brews, bands and more. Check, share and discuss #OLMBest every week!
Nike Training Club
Stay active while indoors with the Nike Training Club App. The program offers workouts and nutrition advice to help you build strength and meet your fitness goals. With flexible training plans, the app is built to fit into your routine and busy schedule.
Photo: Nike Training Club via Facebook
Ottawa Online Fitness
Ottawa Online Fitness offers expert-led classes you can join from anywhere. The workouts are designed to help you in everyday life and also include spin classes. Known for their social community, these programs are the perfect way to get in shape no matter what your fitness level is.
Total Body Blast
Taught simultaneously online and in person, the Total Body Blast classes are a cardio conditioning workout perfect for every level of fitness. Strengthen your body and improve your speed without lifting a single weight.
An online yoga class designed to teach you in the comfort of your own home, Glo Yoga is compatible with any level of experience, life stage, and goals. The sessions last from 15 minutes to an hour and offer a wide variety of types of yoga classes.
Photo: Glo Yoga via Facebook
Practise at your pace with Pure Yoga’s world renowned teachers. Pick the class the most suitable for you and feel free to pause or restart whenever you want. Pure Yoga offers a monthly subscription that provides unlimited access to all of their online sessions.
Photo: Pure Yoga via Facebook
Aimed at busy moms, Fitmom Ottawa offers a supportive online environment that encourages participants to work at their own pace while provideing a full body workout. The program is designed to tone arms, strengthen the core and build muscle.
Ottawa Academy of Martial Arts
Check out this online and kid-friendly martial arts program taught both online and in person. The Ottawa Academy of Martial Arts offers lessons in Brazilian JiuJitsu and Muay Thai for kids and adults. Check out their training schedule here!
Photo: Ottawa Academy of Martial Arts via Facebook
Eryn’s Virtual Yoga Studio
Eryn’s Virtual Yoga Studio is an online program designed for yogis of any level or age. She specialises in students over the age of 55 and relaxation yoga. Her classes are taught live online and have a recorded option as well.
Photo: Erin’s Virtual Yoga Studio via Facebook
KV Dance Studio
KV Dance Studio offers a variety of dance classes, from beginner to advanced, all online. Sign up your kids or yourself for acro classes, handstands, contortion training, hip-hop and more.
Photo: KV Dance Studio via Facebook
City of Ottawa Virtual Program
The City of Ottawa offers a wide range of fitness and dance classes online. There is something for all ages: kids can choose from ballet, jazz or hip hop dance classes; teens can take Taekwondo or karate class; adults can take advantage of belling dancing, K-pop, chair exercise, yoga and more. Fall virtual classes are on-going and run until December 1, 2021.
Photo: City of Ottawa Fall 2021 virtual eguide