With temperatures set to soar to ‘dangerously high’ temperatures, we’re sure heading to the gym is the last thing on your mind… until you remember the air-conditioning.
If you need to take a break from moody, basement clubs devoid of sunlight, get outside for HIIT on a rooftop, a sweat festival with lululemon or join a running crew for a tour to celebrate London’s long-term thirst for gin…
LULULEMON SWEATLIFE FESTIVAL
What: A day of mind altering, body-stoking sweat, endorphins, knowledge and connection. Discover a lively crew of local ‘sweatxperts’ across yoga, boxing, pilates, spin, barre, bootcamp, dance, rowing and crossfit, who will help to transform negative energy into positive vibes.
When: July 22nd 2017
Where: Tobacco Dock, London, E1
HIIT ON THE ROOF
What: Rooftop bar Aviary in Finsbury Square has partnered with Digme to bring you an all-new, adrenaline-fuelled workout programme with panoramic views. Head to the Aviary’s rooftop terrace for a morning of spinning, jumping, crunching and pumping iron whilst watching the sunrise over London.
Where: Montcalm Royal London House, 22-25 Finsbury Square, London EC2A 1DX
When: 7am and 8am on 14th July or 28th July
Price: £25 per person which includes a cold pressed juice from Pure. For an additional £10, refuel with a protein-packed breakfast.
SHE’S LOST CONTROL WORKSHOPS
What: Need something more restorative? Release physical and emotional tension and stress with a Yin Yoga & Sound Bath to help relax your nervous system. If you’re at a cross roads in your love life, try a crystal healing workshop to tune into the frequencies of Rose Quartz, otherwise known as the ‘love stone’.
When: Yin Yoga & Sound Bath: Tuesday July 4th, 7pm – 8.30 / Rose Quartz Crystal Healing: Sunday 23rd July, 6-8pm
Where: 42 Valentine Rd, E9 7AD
Price: Yin Yoga & Sound Bath £25 / Quartz Crystal Healing £30
SHAVASANA DISCO – RADIOHEAD SPECIAL
What: If you need to stimulate your senses, try this unique auditory experience. Join Will Williams for a guided meditation at RAK Studios followed by a full album playback of ‘The Bends’. You’ll be listening in the very room that Radiohead originally recorded the album back in 1994.
Where: RAK Studios, 42-52 Charlbert St, London, NW8 7BU, 11am-2pm
When: September 3rd 11am – 1pm
Book: Tickets are free to be won via ballot entry
GOOD YOGA LIFE ROOFTOP YOGA
What: If you’re looking for a rooftop or outdoor yoga class with sky high views, great teachers and vibey music, look no further. Catch a class in London Fields, Shoreditch, Borough and Aldgate East during the week and at weekends.
Wednesdays at 6.30pm, Shoreditch
Tuesdays & Thursdays at 7.45am, London Fields
Thursdays at 12.30pm, Borough
Saturdays at 10.30am, Qbic Hotel Aldgate East
Price: £12 Single
SECRET GIN RUN
What: Doesn’t gin taste even better after running a few miles? Join this running crew for a group tour to celebrate London’s long-term thirst for gin. Pick the right pace for you and finish with a well-deserved gin and tonic.
Where: Punch Tavern, 99 Fleet Street, London, EC4Y 1DE
When: Multiple dates in July
Price: £29 Single
HYDE PARK YOGA WITH LULULEMON
What: Join lululemon every Saturday until July 29th (except 22nd July – see Sweatlife) as they take their yoga practice outside for the summer months in Hyde Park. Book in, bring your mat, and they’ll see you in the park.
Where: Nearest tube: Hyde Park Corner (between Dorchester Ride and Lover’s Walk)
When: Multiple dates in July from 10:00am-11:00am.
HIITBOX WITH SONJA MOSES
What: Be prepared to train like a champion with the heart thumping bass of Ministry’s infamous sound system. The ultimate boxing and fitness experience.
Where: Ministry of Sound, Elephant and Castle
When: Friday 7th July, 18:45 – 20:30
BARRY’S BOOTCAMP AT THE LONDON EYE
What: Barry’s Bootcamp is joining forces with the London Eye to raise funds for Stand Up To Cancer, in an exclusive takeover event. Grab one of 150 spaces available for a Barry’s experience in London’s most iconic location. If you want to work out with friends in the same capsule (8 spaces), contact Barry’s directly following your ticket purchase.
Where: The London Eye, Lambeth, London SE1 7PB
When: Saturday 1st July
Price: £60 – go to ‘Book Classes’. Purchase on Friday at 12pm.