Free Fitness

MARIN IS FULL of fitness opportunities for beginners and longtime actives alike — there are mountains for climbing, an ocean for surfing and endless trails to cycle, run or stroll. For those overwhelmed by the number of options, we recommend working up a commitmentfree sweat with one of these free workouts.

WHO: Athleta (Strawberry) athleta.com

WHAT: Yoga

WHEN: Sundays through August, 9:30-10:30 a.m.

DETAILS: Power yoga in an unheated room.

QUICK TIP: Classes are in-store, with no sign-up necessry. Bring your own mat.


WHO: Mike's Bikes (Sausalito) mikesbikes.com

WHAT: Col du Pantoll

WHEN: Wednesdays, 5:45 p.m.

DETAILS: This fast-paced group ride is not suitable for beginners.

QUICK TIP: Riders opting for a shorter journey can take the 15-mile route instead of the 26-mile.


WHO: San Francisco Running Company (Mill Valley) sanfranciscorunning.com

WHAT: Group run

WHEN: Saturday, 8 a.m.

DETAILS: Leace directly from the store for a 13- to 17-mile run through the Marin Headlands.

QUICK TIP: For beginners, there are shorter routes close by; maps are provided.


*Lululemon in Corte Madera has cancelled all yoga classes*

WHO: Lululemon (Corte Madera) lululemon.com

WHAT: Yoga

WHEN: Sundays, 10-11 a.m.

DETAILS: Classess typically take place in-store, but move to an outdoor location during the summer months.

QUICK TIP: If you don't own a mat, one will be provided.


WHO: Friends of Mt. Tam (Various locations) friendsofmttam.org

WHAT: Group hike

WHEN: Saturdays, 10 a.m.

DETAILS: Moderate 5- to 7-mile hikes over uneven (but beautiful) Mount Tamalpais.

QUICK TIP: Go online to see which trailhead will serve as the jump-off point for your selected Saturday.