Market Square Fitness Programming

Yoga in the Square | Dancing in the Square | Move it Mondays 

With new ways to stay active, Market Square is becoming Pittsburgh’s home for free fitness classes, events, and more! From favorites like Yoga in the Square and Dancing in the Square to new weekly fitness initiatives, read up on what Market Square has to offer.

Yoga in the Square

Pittsburgh’s favorite free yoga series is expanding and will now bring two free one-hour yoga classes to Market Square with some of the city’s best yoga instructors!

Sundays, May 28 – September 24, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Wednesdays, June 7 – August 30 from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

After yoga, enjoy Downtown by staying for brunch or dinner! Download our Downtown brunch guide here, and view all Downtown’s exciting eateries on our Dining Directory.

Sunday Classes, brought to you by FittPGH

  • May 28: Mitch Riehle, Salt Power Yoga
  • June 4: Eva Lin, 1:1 Yoga
  • June 11: Rachel Backstrom, Amazing Yoga
  • June 18: Dezza Pastor, Yoga Hive
  • June 25: Dominique Ponko, Yoga Flow
  • July 2: Janna Hockenjos, Inhale Pittsburgh
  • July 9: Stacey Vespaziani, South Hills Power Yoga
  • July 16: Sally Sherman
  • July 24: Megan Flinn, 1:1 Yoga
  • July 30: Jesse Bueno, BYS Yoga
  • August 6: Rachel French, Yoga Flow
  • August 13: Sharon Skittle, Urban Elements and Cycology
  • August 20: Hallie Stotsky, Brew Gentleman Yoga
  • August 27: TBD
  • September 3: No class, Labor Day Weekend
  • September 10: Taylee Wilson
  • September 17: Brittany Troyer, Urban Elements and Cycology 
  • September 24: Annie Federoff, Pure Power Yoga

 

Wednesday Classes, brought to you by WHIRL Magazine

  • June 7: Jennifer Ferris-Glick, Exhale Pittsburgh
  • June 14: Zeb Homison, Yoga Factory Pittsburgh
  • June 21: Felicia Lane, Savage YogaRoots on Location
  • June 28: Katie Lascola, Homegrown Yoga
  • July 5: Kimberly Musial, Yoga Hive
  • July 12: Suzanne Nagel, Yoga Flow
  • July 19: Claire Baer, Yoga Innovations
  • July 26: Janna Hockenjos, Inhale Pittsburgh
  • August 2: Kate Kill, Himalayan Institute of Pittsburgh
  • August 9: Satcey Vespazani, South Hills Power Yoga
  • August 16: Darcy Lyle, ASCEND Pittsburgh
  • August 23: Sara Azarius Eichmiller, Yoga On Centre
  • August 30: Kristi Rogers, BYS Yoga
  • September 6: Katie Mogilski, Northside Yoga
  • September 13: Leta Koontz, Schoolhouse Yoga
  • September 20: Kristie Lindblom, Yoga Educator
  • September 27: Mitch Riehle, Salt Power Yoga

 

Yoga in the Square is a free, one-hour yoga program provided by the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership, FittPGH, and Whirl Magazine. Make sure to arrive early to secure your spot. Instructor and event schedule is subject to change, and please bring your own mat! Be sure to follow @DowntownPitt on Twitter and Facebook for updates regarding weather cancellations.

Dancing in the Square

Brighten up your Friday evenings with Dancing in the Square! Free dance lessons weekly in Market Square provide the perfect start for your weekend.

Fridays, June & August, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

  • June 2: Performance by: Pittsburgh Ballroom Youth Club Dancers and Woodland Hills Intermediate School. Instruction in: Ballroom and Line Dancing
  • June 9: Performance by: Yes You Can Dance! Instruction in: Ballroom Dancing
  • June 16: Instruction by: Krystyna Pawlowski and Los Sabrosos Company. Instruction in Swing, Ballroom and Latin Dancing
  • June 23: Performance by: Arthur Murray Instructors. Instruction by David Geidel and Carlos Lopez Instruction in: Salsa, Ballroom, and Line Dancing

John Siefken will be the DJ for all events

Dancing in the Square is presented by USA Dance Pittsburgh in conjunction with the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership. Join us to get your weekend moving as you learn exciting new and traditional dances in the heart of Pittsburgh. Classes are free, don’t require a partner, and are followed up perfectly with dinner in Downtown.

A man dances in front of PPG Place in Market Square during Dancing in the Square

Move it Mondays

Take back your Mondays with free fitness classes at two convenient times in Market Square!

Mondays, June + July, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. & 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Over the lunch hour, enjoy a variety of rotating classes from the Downtown PNC YMCA including Zumba, belly dance, Pilates, and more.

After work, join the Cardio Party! Every Monday evening in Market Square enjoy High Intensity Interval Training from Michael of The Greater Physique – classes consist of two FREE sessions with a live DJ to keep you pumped from start to finish. Choose from the 5:30 session (beginners & children welcome), the 6:00 session (intermediate/previous attendees), or get ready to really MOVE IT and sweat your way through both!

Afternoon Schedule (12:oo – 1:00 p.m.)

June 12 | Zumba with Gail

June 19 | Cize with Rachel

June 26 | Turbo Kick with Gail

July 10 | PiYo with Gail

July 17 | HIIT with Laura

July 24 | PoundFit with Dustin

July 31 | Kickboxing with Heather

Evening Schedule (5:30 – 6:30 p.m.)

June 12 – July 31 | HiiT Play Cardio Party feat. DJ Cake

(no class on June 26 or July 3)

 

 

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