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Local Fitness Instructors Post Live Classes and Workout Videos

 

NEPA’s gyms and yoga studios are bringing your daily workout right to your newsfeed.

Gyms are closed in the statewide shutdown, but that doesn’t mean that you have to skip your workout. Many local fitness centers are posting videos and streaming live classes on social media.

As tempting as it is to curl up on the couch and binge watch movies, keeping our minds and bodies active is key during these challenging times. Tap into your inner Zen with yoga classes and guided meditations, fight off boredom with a martial arts class or blow off some steam with an intense cardio session.

Working out from home lets us do what we love while practicing safe social distancing. It’s definitely not like the days when you used to pop an exercise tape into the VCR. Now you can login with your friends, watch your favorite local instructor and share your fun comments and sweat-drenched selfies afterwards.

These local gyms and studios are posting workouts on platforms like Facebook Live and YouTube. They’re free and accessible to anyone—no need to be a member.

 

And don’t forget, for all of our friends, families, and neighbors, continue observing all recommended health and safety precautions to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).

For more information, visit Geisinger’s Coronavirus Resource Center.

Fitness Videos & Livestream Classes:

  • Balance Yoga and Wellness

    Say goodbye to stress with live yoga classes from Balance Yoga and Wellness of Forty Fort. Check their Facebook page for the latest videos and updates.

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  • Core Fitness

    Core Fitness, a women’s gym in Hazleton, is holding live classes on Zoom for free for the next two weeks, no fee or membership required. Check out their Facebook page for class links and instructions on how to join.

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  • Family Martial Arts Academy of NEPA

    Now’s the perfect time to start honing those ninja skills. Family Martial Arts Academy in Pittston is leading classes on Facebook Live every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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  • FYZICAL Fitness

    FYZICAL Fitness of Hazle Township is holding workout classes through Facebook Live. These classes feature plenty of modifications, making them a great option for older adults or anyone looking to loosen up with a light, refreshing workout.

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  • Greater Pittston YMCA

    Even when the doors are closed, the Y is still committed to helping you stay strong in mind, body and spirit. Join the Greater Pittston YMCA for exercise classes on Facebook Live starting March 19.

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  • Jaya Yoga

    Jaya Yoga in Clarks Summit is posting yoga classes on Facebook Live, including special videos just for kids. They’ve also increased live program offerings on their virtual studio, Jaya Daily. Join here and enjoy your first two weeks for free.

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  • Jewish Community Center of Scranton

    Join the Jewish Community Center of Scranton on Facebook Live for yoga and fitness classes. As for brainpower, they’re also holding daily live preschool sessions for the kids.

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  • Leverage Fitness Studio: Forty Fort

    Leverage Fitness Studio is posting “Leverage at Home,” a daily list of exercises, sets and reps, along with a video on how to do them. Keep an eye out for classes on Facebook Live. Even at home, they’re sure to make you sweat!

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  • Mission Yoga

    Mission Yoga will post free content and live classes on their Scranton and South Abington Facebook pages. You can also tune in to their YouTube channel for even more guided sessions.

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  • Mountain Yoga

    Hit the mat at home with Mountain Yoga. Their instructors are sharing videos on Facebook so you can keep up with your practice, even when you can’t make it to the studio.

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  • Mystic Power Yoga

    Keep yourself grounded with Mystic Power Yoga of Hazleton. They’re offering yoga classes and guided meditations through Facebook Live. From hour-long classes to quick pick-me-ups, these videos are sure to lift your spirits.

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  • Odyssey Fitness

    Odyssey Fitness of Wilkes-Barre posts a new exercise each day to inspire you to get up and moving. Watch a quick tutorial video to see how it’s done, then get started crushing those reps. They’re also posting fun fitness games and challenges.

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  • Peace of Mind Yoga

    Peace of Mind Yoga in Sugarloaf will lead their first online vinyasa class on Facebook on March 19 at 5:30 p.m. This class is suitable toward all levels.

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  • Quest Studio

    Stay healthy and active with Quest Studio of Jessup. They’re using Facebook Live to hold classes like yoga, barre, cardio and more. For even more content, check out their video library on Quest Studio On Demand. They’re offering free two-week trials and discounts on one-year subscriptions.

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  • Riot Circus Arts

    Join instructor Kayla Harding of Riot Circus Arts on Facebook Live every night at 7 p.m. She’ll lead at-home workouts that will get your heart pumping.

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  • Steamtown Hot Yoga

    Steamtown Hot Yoga is launching their first yoga and barre classes on March 19. You can join the live session on Facebook or Instagram.

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  • studio BE

    Clear your head with beginner-friendly yoga and meditation classes from studio BE, a locally based mindfulness training group. Tune in on Facebook Live for Mindfulness Meditation on Mondays at 10:30 a.m. and Yin Yoga & Mindfulness Meditation on Mondays at 7 p.m. Classes continue until April 27.

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  • The Training Loft

    Kick your workout into high gear with The Training Loft in Clarks Summit. This personal training studio is offering free virtual bootcamp classes through the end of March.

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  • TRYBE Boutique Fitness Studio

    TRYBE has started a Fitness Over Fear Facebook group that’s free to anyone for the next two weeks. They’ll share live exercise classes, fitness tips and more every day.

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  • Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA

    Keep up with your favorite classes and instructors from the Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA. They’re posting workouts on Facebook Live all month long.

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  • Underground Yoga & Meditation Center

    Let go of all that stress with Underground Yoga in East Stroudsburg. They’re leading yoga sessions on Facebook Live.

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Let’s Pay It Forward

This is what NEPA is all about: people motivating one another, even when times are tough. Let’s show our thanks by supporting our local businesses when they need it the most. You can help out by purchasing class passes or gift cards online to use in the future. And if you love a class on Facebook Live, sign up for an in-person membership once they reopen their doors.

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