Free Your Mind
From outdoor yoga classes to weekend bike trips to late night dance parties, liberate yourself with the city's best feel-good activities
Cyril Hahn brings his silky beats to U Street Music Hall on Wednesday, October 23.
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Just because the temperature is beginning to drop doesn't mean it's time to start hibernating. Sure, weekends at the beach might be out of the question, but there are still plenty of fun ways to stay active this fall.
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But staying active doesn't only mean hitting the gym or going for a run. Nowadays, it's all about the adventure. Check out some of the most fun and unique events going on locally this week.
What: Yoga Hikes DC
Where: Woodley Park
Get ready to torch calories and find inner peace during this class, which combines high speed hiking with yoga. Classes of 10-12 participants congregate at Woodley Park and typically last 90 minutes to two hours. You'll be able to take in some of DC's finest sites as certified teachers lead you through the city, and classes typically alternate between 20 minute hiking intervals followed by 15 minutes of yoga. To learn more visit yogahikes.dc
What: Feeling Mutual Tour
Where: U Street Music Hall
When: Wednesday, October 23. Doors at 11 p.m.
Ryan Hemsworth and Cyril Hahn bring their bouncy, RnB inflected dance grooves to U Street Music Hall's unrivaled sound system. Hahn recently delighted dance music heads with his sensuous hit "Perfect Form," while Hemsworth's been moving dance floors with his A$AP Rocky/Britney Spears mashup. Lose yourself to the duo's hooky blend of beats. For tickets head to Ustreetmusichall.com
What: Downhill Mountain Biking
Where: Bryce Mountain Bike Park
When: Saturday and Sunday, October 26-27. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Celebrate closing weekend at Bryce Mountain Bike Park, where a high speed quad chairlift whisks you to the summit. From there you'll enjoy soaring views of the surrounding fall foliage before descending down its network of trails, from gentle cruisers geared toward the novice to white knuckle single track rides full of berms, jumps and drops. For more information on ticket prices and rental equipment, click here