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Weekend’s Morning Workout, Saturdays in Chicago’s Millennium Park, June 9-Sept. 1, 2012

City of Chicago Offers Free Summer Classes in Tai Chi, Yoga, Pilates and Zumba® On Millennium Park’s Great Lawn.

Kick off your weekend with an energizing workout on the Great Lawn of the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park, Saturday mornings from June 9 through September 1. Supported by McDonald’s® and presented by the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, these free workout sessions will be held from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Workouts are 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. Returning this year, there will be live music played over Millennium Park’s state-of-the-art sound system for the yoga and pilates classes. Workouts are free and are open to people with all levels of experience.

Workouts are supported by McDonald’s Corp., who committed $5 million to Millennium Park to provide free fitness activity, as well as the McDonald’s Cycle Center, in 2006.

For information about Workouts and all of the programming in Millennium Park, visit millenniumpark.org, call 312.742.1168, visit Millennium Park on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.

The complete Saturday morning workout schedule for the season is as follows:

2012 Workout Schedule

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

For more information about all of the events in Millennium Park this summer, visit millenniumpark.org

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