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510 10th Street, NE courtesy East Side Yoga

From an email:

East Side Yoga, opened on Monday at 518 10th St. NE, #2. In addition to being the most convenient studio to folks who live in the NE part of the Hill and Atlas District, we’ve put a lot of work into the space to make it a yoga studio like no other in town. In fact, I’ve already had multiple students tell me it’s the most beautiful yoga studio they’ve ever been to!”

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Photo by PoPville flickr user Josh

“Dear PoPville,

The short of it is where oh where is a gym in NoMa/Eckington/Trinidad/H Street?

We live in NoMa and the one thing I have my fingers crossed for is a big gym (a la Results, Vida, Washington Sports Club). I have been hoping that a gym is in the works for one of the bigger spaces around Union Market but am yet to hear anything. The area it is a total black hole and it seems like a ripe market for a gym to move in given how much of the area is residential and how big some of the buildings/warehouses are. Do you know of anything? Heard even mention of it? While many of the new apartment buildings have their own gyms, for those of us in row houses or smaller buildings, there aren’t any great options within a 2 mile radius. Would love to hear your thoughts and reader thoughts…even better if you know of something that is being considered or throw around!”

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1840 Columbia Road, NW

SolidCore opened their first DC location in the former Video King space here back in 2013.

Thanks to a reader for passing on from Solidcore:

“I have some news to share with you today. As you all know, we have been offering limited class times at our ADMO studio in January and now in February. This is due to a dispute between us and our landlord over the noise the studio creates in 6 of the residential units above us, making them unlivable/un-rentable. Because the building is so old and the space is so small, there is nothing that can be done to fully soundproof the space. After lengthy legal negotiations with our LL, we will be closing our current ADMO location on Friday, February 27th. This is extremely bittersweet for us — ADMO was our first location and is in a neighborhood we hold near and dear to our hearts…it is also the neighborhood I live in. While we wish the LL would have been more diligent before we signed our lease, we are choosing to look at this as a little road bump in our long journey to build a special community that helps people become the strongest version of themselves. (more…)

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1927 Florida Ave, NW

The Post Express finds out who’s taking over the former Visions Theater (briefly AED):

“The studio, slated for 1927 Florida Ave. NW (formerly the home of Visions Cinema Bistro), will be Flywheel’s 33rd location.”

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Flywheel’s website says:

“This is the workout for you.

Whoever you are.

The workout that offers a chance to achieve something more.

The step up onto a custom engineered bike.

And ride as hard as you dare.

The Flywheel indoor cycling ride includes climbs and descents, while working arms with weighted bars. It’s an amazing escape that challenges your body and relaxes your mind.

Our music playlists are choreographed to each class and make the time fly.

Our instructors lead the way, suggesting target resistance levels and RPM’s to strive for. But YOU decide exactly what’s right for you by controlling the technology on your bike. And your performance stats are made available in your private account on our website.

You’ll ride just once before you understand completely, “Why Flywheel?”

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Photos courtesy From the Core Studios

From a press release:

“After months of renovations to create a space perfect for fitness, From the Core Studios, a fitness and Pilates studio located at 3111 Georgia Avenue NW, is now open for classes and will host its grand opening the weekend of October 31 through November 2. The two-level studio is the first of its kind in the neighborhood, offering a wide variety of classes suited for all levels of fitness.

The first level includes five brand-new Peak Pilates reformers and towers, perfect for a challenging workout that lengthens and tones muscles, providing a full-body workout while improving balance and flexibility. The second level will be home to wide variety of classes, such as Pilates mat, Pilates chair, strength and conditioning, TRX, kettlebell, kickboxing and boxing, interval and circuit training, barre, Zumba, African dance, and boot camp classes. It also features a one-of-a-kind aerial silk system for stretching, flexibility and core conditioning classes.

To celebrate its grand opening, From the Core Studios will offer free classes Halloween weekend from October 31 through November 2. Visit www.fromthecorestudios.com to sign up for all classes. (more…)

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Photo courtesy CrossFit Petworth

From an email:

“Located at 1240 Upshur St NW, Crossfit Petworth shares the same building as the recently opened Annie’s ACE Hardware store. At 9200 square feet, CrossFit Petworth is one of DC area’s largest CrossFit gyms and is unusually large for a CF gym located in the city.

Thanks to it’s size CrossFit Petworth will be able to offer more flexibility and variety of classes than most CrossFit gyms in DC. These include, in addition to regular CrossFit classes, Ladies only classes, Kids Classes, Open Gym access (at all hours) for members and classes for Seniors as well. The ability to hold multiple classes allows CF Petworth to bring new members up to speed in a gradual and controlled manner. These options help with anyone concerned or timid about jumping in and trying out CrossFit. CrossFit Petworth has worked to remove some of the barriers of entry to make starting CrossFit a little more accessible. Additionally the gym will be building a strength and Conditioning program to specifically work with local athletes at the High School and collegiate level.”