Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Saturday Morning Workouts Begin June 9 in Millennium Park

Free Summer Exercise Classes
The Great Lawn at Millennium Park
Free summer classes in Tai Chi, Yoga, Pilates, and Zumba will be held on Millennium Park’s Great Lawn Saturdays from June 9 through September 1. Supported by McDonald’s and presented by the Chicago Department of Cultural Affair, and Special Events, these free workout sessions will be held from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Workouts are about 45 minutes long with classes in Tai Chi at 7 a.m., Yoga at 8 a.m., Pilates at 9 a.m. and Zumba, a Latin-inspired calorie-burning dance fitness party, beginning at 10 a.m. All workouts are free and open to people of all experience levels.

For more information on workouts and all Millennium Park programs, visit, or call 312.742.1168. You can also like Millennium Park on Facebook and follow them on Twitter @Millennium_Park.

The complete Saturday morning schedule for the season is below.

Millennium Park is located in the heart of downtown Chicago. It is bordered by Michigan Ave. to the west, Columbus Dr. to the east, Randolph St. to the north and Monroe St. to the south. Convenient parking is located in the Millennium Park Garage (entrance on Columbus at Monroe or Randolph) and at the Grant Park North and East Monroe Garages, all located within a short walking distance of Millennium Park.

June 9-30
7 a.m.  Tai Chi: Stirling Tai Chi
8 a.m.  Yoga: Chicago Park District
9 a.m.  Pilates: Frog Temple
10 a.m.  Zumba: TEAMiFIT
Music during yoga and pilates by Perrin Stamatis

July 7-28
7 a.m.  Tai Chi: Calm Chicago
8 a.m.  Yoga: Lani Granum
9 a.m.  Pilates: Core Chicago Pilates
10 a.m.  Zumba: Diane Garvey and Regina Mundt
Music during yoga and pilates by Carlo Basile

August 4-September 1
7 a.m.  Tai Chi: Chicago Taoist Society
8 a.m.  Yoga: Yoga 312 with Amy Cronk and Joshua Wentz
9 a.m.  Pilates: Chicago Park District
10 a.m.  Zumba: Leslye Jones-Beatty
Music during yoga and pilates by Joshua Wentz

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