Get fit, get a drink and get social: A guide to 25 brewery fitness classes, sorted by activity and day

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If there are two things that are hot in Charlotte right now, they’re fitness and breweries. Those deeply entrenched in the two worlds know it and have paired up to take over Charlotte, one fitness class at a time.

This article was last updated August 22, 2017. Updates? hi@charlotteagenda.com.

Biking


What: Unknown Bike & Brew
When: Every Saturday at 2:30 p.m.
Where: Unknown Brewing Company, 1327 South Mint Street
Details: The 10, 25 and 35-mile loops are designed for all levels.
Price: Free

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What: Bike-Up at OMB
When: Every Sunday at 2:15 p.m. (2:30 p.m. start time)
Where: Olde Mecklenburg Brewing, 4150 Yancey Road
Details: Each ride is an hour and a half. The 20-mile route rides at 15-17 miles per hour, a conversational pace. The 28-mile route is broken into three speeds: 22+ miles per hour, 19-21 miles per hour and 17-18 miles per hour.
Price: Free

What: Wednesday Night Ride Club
When: Every Wednesday at 5 p.m.
Where: Good Bottle Co., 125 Remount Road
Price: Free

Crossfit


What: Tap Room Fitness
When: Every Wednesday at 6 p.m.
Where: Sugar Creek Brewing, 215 Southside Drive
Details: The class is put on by CrossFit Mecklenburg.
Price: Free

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Dance


What: Twerk for Your Beer
When: Every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Lenny Boy Brewing, 3000 South Tryon Street
Details: Hip-hop cardio dance class that includes a free 6-ounce kombucha after the workout is done.
Price: $5

What: Dance Fitness with The Jam: CLT
When: Every Thursday at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Sugar Creek Brewing, 215 Southside Drive
Details: 60-minute dance class that combines cardio and toning.
Price: $7 ($12 for drop-ins)

Running


What: Run Club
When: Every Sunday at noon
Where: Lenny Boy Brewing Co., 3000 South Tryon Street
Details: 1, 3 and 4-mile runs that include a 6-ounce glass of kombucha after you finish.
Price: Free

What: Heist Brewery Run Club
When: Every Monday at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Heist Brewery, 2909 North Davidson Street
Details: 1, 3 and 5-mile courses. Grab a Frequent Runner Card – after 8 runs, you get a free menu item ($12 and under). Membership gets you 10% off all food, 20% off Heist apparel, a 20-ounce pour rather than a 16, a t-shirt and admission to the annual Member’s Party.
Price: $25 per year membership

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What: Run Club
When: Every Tuesday at 6:30
Where: Sugar Creek Brewing, 215 Southside Drive
Details: Routes vary between 1 and 6 miles and are followed by taproom trivia.
Price: Free

What: NoDa Brewing Run Club
When: Every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.
Where:  NoDa Brewing, 2921 North Tryon Street
Details: 1, 3 and 5-mile routes. Walkers are welcome.
Price: Free

What: Run Club
When: Every Wednseday (6:30 p.m.) and Saturday (11:45 a.m.)
Where: Sycamore Brewing, 2161 Hawkins Street
Details: Good for all levels of runners with 1, 3 and 5-mile routes.
Price: Free

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What: Legiondary Run Club
When: Every Thursday at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Legion Brewing, 1906 Commonwealth Avenue
Details: This 4.4-mile run through Plaza Midwood meets at Legion’s patio and is connected to the Charlotte Runners Meetup.
Price: Free

What: Three Spirits Running Club
When: Every Friday at 7 p.m.
Where: Three Spirits Brewing, 5046 Old Pineville Road
Details: Free five-ounce pour included.
Price: Free

What: Triple C Beer Runners
When: Every Thursday at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Triple C Brewing, 2900 Griffith Street
Details: Routes vary in distance from 1 to 5 miles.
Price: Free

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Yoga


What: NoDa Hop Yoga
When: Every other Wednesday (7:30 p.m.) and Sunday (11 a.m.)
Where: NoDa Brewing Company, 2921 N. Tryon St
Details: Wednesday evening classes are restorative classes for beginners or those wanting to get back into their practice. Sunday yoga incorporates a beer can, which is a ton of fun. Both classes include a beer.
Price: $8/Wednesdays and $10/Sunday

What: Yoga at Red Clay
When: Every Sunday at 4 p.m.
Where: Red Clay Ciderworks, 245 Clanton Road
Price: $5

What: NC Yoga Bar at Sycamore Brewing
When: Every Monday (6:30 p.m.) and Wednesday (6:30 p.m.)
Where: Sycamore Brewing, 2161 Hawkins Street
Details: Sign up for classes here. Classes are cheaper if you buy a package deal.
Price: $10

What: NC Yoga Bar at Sugar Creek Brewing
When: Every Monday at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Sugar Creek Brewing, 215 Southside Drive
Details: Sign up for classes here. Classes are cheaper if you buy a package deal.
Price: $10

What: Yoga in the Warehouse
When: Every Monday at 6:30 p.m., 215 Southside Drive
Where: The Warehouse at Sugar Creek Breiwng
Price: $10

What: Yoga on Tap
When: Every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Olde Mecklenburg Brewery, 4150 Yancey Road
Details: Admission includes a soda or beer. Get there early – the lawn fills up fast.
Price: $5

What: NC Yoga Bar at McGill Rose Garden
When: Every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.
Where: McGill Rose Garden, 940 North Davidson Street
Details: Admission will get you a free beer at Birdsong Brewing, and classes will move into the brewery in October or November, depending on weather. Sign up for classes here. Classes are cheaper if you buy a package deal.
Price: $10

What: Unknown Yoga
When: Every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Unknown Brewing Company, 1327 South  Mint Street
Details: Admission gets you a free pint as well as a free class at Charlotte Athletic Center. Bring a friend for free.
Price: $5

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What: Sip + Stretch
When: Every second Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Oak Room, 200 East Bland Street
Details: The class is put on by Arrichion.
Price: Free

What: Free Range Thursday
When: Every Thursday at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Free Range Brewing, 2320 North Davidson Street
Details: The class is taught by Heart of the Matter Yoga and food trucks are onsite (these vary).
Price: Free

What: Triple C Yoga
When: Every Thursday at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Triple C Brewing, 2900 Griffith Street
Details: Admission gets you a free drink after class.
Price: $5

What: Lenny Boy Yoga
When: Every Saturday at 10 a.m.
Where: Lenny Boy Brewing Co., 3000 South Tryon Street
Details: Admission gets you a free kombucha.
Price: $5

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Body weight only


What: Sip & Sweat 
When: Every Sunday at 11 a.m.
Where: Lenny Boy Brewing, 3000 South Tryon Street
Details: Modifications for each move make it doable for novices and experts. Free 6-ounce kombucha after.
Price: $5

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Kylie Moore
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