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Fitness in the Park

Fitness in the Park: Join the Awesome Yoga & Dance Classes

June 8 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Embrace Wellness at “Fitness in the Park” Events in San Carlos

As the days grow warmer and the sun shines brighter, there’s no better time to step outside and embrace the invigorating power of outdoor exercise. San Carlos, known for its vibrant community and commitment to health and wellness, invites you to join its “Fitness in the Park” events at Burton Park. This series of free, upbeat fitness classes offers a perfect way to stay active, connect with others, and enjoy the beautiful outdoors.


Discover the Joy of Outdoor Fitness

“Fitness in the Park” events are designed to cater to all fitness levels and encourage participation from everyone in the community. Whether you’re a seasoned fitness enthusiast or someone just starting their wellness journey, these classes provide a welcoming and inclusive environment. The sessions are held in front of the stage at Burton Park, a picturesque setting that adds to the charm and enjoyment of your workout.

The classes are led by experienced and enthusiastic instructors who bring their unique styles and energy to each session. These instructors are not only experts in their respective fields but also passionate about helping participants achieve their fitness goals in a fun and supportive atmosphere.


Mark Your Calendars: Upcoming Classes

June 8 – Yoga for Every Body with Julia Harkola

Kicking off the series on June 8 at 9:00 a.m., Julia Harkola will lead a session titled “Yoga for Every Body.” Julia’s approach to yoga emphasizes accessibility and inclusivity, ensuring that everyone, regardless of their fitness level or experience with yoga, can participate and benefit. Her class focuses on gentle stretching, mindful breathing, and relaxation techniques that promote overall well-being. Yoga mats are encouraged, but not necessary, and modifications will be offered to accommodate all participants.

June 22 – Dance Fitness with Sandy Frojelin

On June 22, also at 9:00 a.m., get ready to move and groove with Sandy Frojelin’s Dance Fitness class. Sandy is known for her high-energy classes that combine fun dance routines with effective cardio workouts. Dance Fitness is a fantastic way to boost your cardiovascular health, improve coordination, and release endorphins. No prior dance experience is required, and Sandy’s infectious enthusiasm will have you smiling and sweating in no time. Wear comfortable clothing and be prepared to dance like nobody’s watching!

July 20 – Yoga for Every Body with Julia Harkola

Julia Harkola returns on July 20 at 9:00 a.m. with another session of “Yoga for Every Body.” This class offers a perfect opportunity for those who missed the first session or simply want to experience the calming and rejuvenating effects of yoga once again. Julia’s soothing guidance will help you stretch, strengthen, and find inner peace amid the natural beauty of Burton Park.

Why You Should Join

Free and Accessible

One of the best aspects of “Fitness in the Park” is that it’s completely free. There’s no need to pre-register; simply show up a few minutes early to sign a waiver form, and you’re good to go. This accessibility ensures that everyone in the community can take advantage of these wonderful fitness opportunities without any financial burden.

Community Spirit:

These events are more than just fitness classes; they’re a celebration of community spirit. Engaging in physical activity with others fosters a sense of connection and camaraderie. You’ll meet new people, share experiences, and perhaps even make lasting friendships.

Health Benefits:

Regular physical activity is essential for maintaining good health. Whether you’re practicing yoga or dancing to upbeat tunes, these classes offer numerous benefits, including improved flexibility, strength, cardiovascular health, and mental well-being. Exercising in the fresh air also enhances these benefits, boosting your mood and energy levels.

Fun and Variety:

With a diverse lineup of classes, “Fitness in the Park” ensures there’s something for everyone. From the serene stretches of yoga to the dynamic rhythms of dance fitness, each class brings a unique experience. This variety keeps your fitness routine exciting and helps you discover new forms of exercise that you might enjoy.


Tips for a Great Experience

  1. Arrive Early: Aim to arrive at least 10 minutes before the class starts to sign the waiver form and settle in.
  2. Stay Hydrated: Bring a water bottle to stay hydrated, especially during the more intense dance fitness class.
  3. Dress Comfortably: Wear comfortable, weather-appropriate clothing and shoes that allow for a full range of movement.
  4. Bring Essentials: For yoga, consider bringing a mat or towel. A small towel and sunscreen might also be useful.


“Fitness in the Park” events at Burton Park are a fantastic way to enjoy the summer mornings while staying active and healthy. These free classes, open to adults and those under 18 with an adult, provide a welcoming environment for all fitness levels. Whether you prefer the calming stretches of yoga or the energetic beats of dance fitness, there’s something for everyone. So, mark your calendars, invite your friends and family, and get ready to move, stretch, and connect with your community. Embrace the joy of outdoor fitness and make this summer one of health, happiness, and community spirit in San Carlos.


Check out City of San Carlos Summer Events PDF guide online for more events this coming months. You may also refer to the City Council Calendar


See other interesting events in San Carlos. You may also check the main calendar for the dates of these, or to save them on your personal calendar.

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Burton Park
900 Chestnut Street
San Carlos, CA 94070 United States
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