2020 Summer Exercise Classes
All instructors are taking measures to follow safe summer guidelines by offering clean equipment and spacing participants accordingly. Feel free to bring your own mat.
Yoga: through September 14th – Note the 4 different classes & times
(1) Daily on the BEACH off Garfield, 6 – 7 a.m.; $10/person.
This is the 18th year that RYT Certified Teachers and Bethany Beach Yoga Center Directors, Georgette Rhoads and Pat Wood, have been teaching this class. Typically on the bandstand, the class is being moved to the beach off Garfield to comply with COVID-19 guidelines.
Participants welcome the new day with asanas and flowing movement or Sun Salutations. Limited mats available, please bring your own, if possible. Classes will be on Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday including holidays –Independence and Labor Days - through September 14th. Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday classes will begin on June 16th and finish September 3rd.
(2) Daily on the BEACH off Central Avenue, 7 – 8 a.m.; $10/person.
Alliance-certified instructors Kim and Justin Cavagnaro opened Ocean Vayu Yoga in 2016 and are bringing their classes back to the beach again this year. Classes feature gentle beach flow suitable to all levels. The schedule runs daily thru Labor Day and weekends thereafter through Sunday September 13th.
(3) Sunday, 8 – 9 a.m. on the BEACH off Garfield; donation optional.
The two teachers are Yoga Alliance Certified teachers and Bethany Beach residents who work year-round at DimitraYOGA. They’ve been holding classes on the beach since 2015 Their donation-optional approach has successfully raised funds for local families in need. Classes run Sundays in June, July, and August and end Sunday, September 6th. Classes are open to all fitness levels. Bring a mat or towel.
Bootcamp on the BEACH: through Sept. 26th
Mondays, Thursdays, Saturdays, 8 a.m on the beach off Garfield Parkway; Tuesdays & Fridays, 7 a.m. on the beach; $10/person.
This is the seventh year this program is being offered in Bethany Beach. The instructor is Trevor Hurd, CSCS Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and owner of Coastal Athlete, 97 Garfield Pkwy. The class is for men, women, boys and girls, 12 and up, all fitness levels. The one-hour workout allows participants to challenge themselves and work as a fitness team. It offers a combination of body weight training, calisthenics, speed and agility training, core training, functional strength training, and flexibility work. No weights, just hard work. Classes run through September 26th.
Note: the 7 am class will be held on the beach off Parkwood Street. The 8 am class will remain off Garfield.
Pilates: through September 11th
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 8 a.m. on the BEACH off Garfield; $15/person.
This is the 8th year offering this class by Kelly Roberts, BASI Certified Pilates Instructor and owner of Beach Pilates & Wellness Studio of South Bethany. Participants overlook the ocean while they build a stronger body, develop long lean muscles, increase core strength, and improve overall health and well-being. The class also offers benefits for golfers, chronic pain and illness, osteoporosis, and prenatal/postnatal conditions. Classes run through Labor Day week.