November 22, 2016

Boston Magazine


12 Black Friday Fitness Classes in Boston

Detox with these after-feast fitness classes.

If you just can’t bear to drag yourself to the gym on Thanksgiving, we forgive you. Still, after a huge Thanksgiving dinner and (let’s be honest) pie for breakfast, a Black Friday workout is probably in your best interests. Here are 12 to choose from.

Yoga & Pilates

1. Mother and Daughter Yoga at Derby Street Shoppes: Get zen before you score Black Friday deals. This free class at Ivivva is open to mothers and daughters.

Free, 8 a.m. Derby Street Shoppes, 92 Derby St. #107, Hingham.

2. Yoga at Legacy Place: Doing some Black Friday shopping at Legacy Place? Take a break for a free yoga class hosted by Lululemon and Stil Studio. Bring your own mat.

Free, 10 a.m. Legacy Place Building 700, 680 Legacy Place, Dedham,

3. Post-Pie Flow at Janji: The Janji pop-up on Newbury Street is hosting a day of free fitness, starting with a vinyasa yoga class. You know you’ll be on Newbury Street anyway.

Free, 10:30 a.m. Janji, 328 Newbury St., Boston,

4. Vinyasa Flow at Janji: Join instructor Jess Emilfarb for a lunchtime vinyasa flow at Janji. It’s the perfect break during your shopping excursion.

Free, 12 p.m. Janji, 328 Newbury St., Boston,

5. Digest Detox n’ Flow at Health Yoga Life: Get your system back in balance at this class. Expect plenty of back bends and twists, plus a restorative savasana.

$15, 12 p.m. Health Yoga Life, 12 Temple St., Boston,


6. Reboot Rides at Recycle Studio: Pick either Recycle location, and choose between two morning classes. Your food baby will thank you.

$26, various times. Recycle Studio, 9 Newbury St. and 18 Union Park St., Boston,

7. Turkey Burn at SoulCycle: Didn’t get your burn in on Thanksgiving? Don’t worry. Each SoulCycle location is hosting a couple 90-minute classes on Black Friday, too.

$60, various times. 500 Boylston St. and 300 Cambridge St., Boston, and 200 Boylston St., Chestnut Hill,

8. Black Friday Detox at LyfeCycle: Restart your fitness routine with a 45-minute cycling class, then stay for healthy snacks.

$12, 9 a.m. LyfeCycle, 4155 Washington St., Roslindale,


9. Nomads Run: Join Janji’s run club for a four-mile jaunt around the city. Refuel with juice and snacks back at the store.

Free, 9:30 a.m. Janji, 328 Newbury St., Boston,

10. Black Friday HIIT at Janji: Take this free HIIT class at Janji, and it’ll be like that second piece of pie never happened.

Free, 2 p.m. Janji, 328 Newbury St., Boston,

11. Kick It at Janji: Jumpstart your post-Thanksgiving calorie burn with Kick It, a kickboxing-inspired cardio class. It’s being taught at Janji for free.

Free, 4 p.m. Janji, 328 Newbury St., Boston,

12. Triple Threat Tabata at Janji: Squeeze in cardio, strength, and core work at this free Tabata class at Janji.

Free, 5:30 p.m. Janji, 328 Newbury St., Boston,

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