Fit Arlington - Promoting a Culture of Fitness

 

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The vision of FITARLINGTON is a community in which being healthy and fit is a way of life for people of all ages and abilities.  By working together we can effect change.  Check out the listing below of forward thinking community groups and businesses who are FitArlington Partners and are working together to promote a culture of fitness in Arlington.

 

COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS

 Arlington Independent Media: The Other Sports Show
The Other Sports Show is a public access TV show highlighting local sports and activities of an athletic nature. It is produced monthly at Arlington Independent Media and airs directly to the Arlington community on Tuesdays at 11:30pm and Saturdays at 2:00pm on Comcast and Verizon channel 38. Read more...
   
Arlington Unwired logo image Arlington Unwired
Your source for all things Arlington.
   
Arthritis Foundation Arthritis Foundation, Mid Atlantic Region 
The Arthritis Foundation is the only national not for profit that supports the more than 100 types of arthritis and related conditions. Our mission is to improve lives through leadership in the prevention, control, and cure of arthritis and related diseases.
   
Ballston Virginia Square Ballston-Virginia Square Partnership
Ballston-Virginia Square Partnership continues to be instrumental in the stewardship of the Ballston-Virginia Square development, as well as in promoting and enhancing the area’s quality of life. The Partnership is actively engaged in attracting cultural and recreational opportunities, designing streetscapes and parks, evaluating public art, supporting WalkArlington projects, the Fit Arlington Expo, and improving all aspects of community life.
   
CHAWK logo image Championing Health And Wellness in Kids (CHAWK)
Championing Health And Wellness in Kids (CHAWK) is a group of parents at Ashlawn Elementary School in Arlington, VA, seeking to ensure, through a variety of ways, that children's health and wellness is a central focus of the school day. In our work, we draw heavily from research, which shows that healthy children are better learners, score higher marks on tests, exhibit fewer behavioral problems in the classroom, and are, in general, more relaxed.
   
Crystal City Crystal City Business Improvement District
Established in Spring of 2006, the Crystal City BID is a public-private partnership between commercial businesses located within the BID district and Arlington County. The organization includes an array of restaurants, retail stores, hotels, small businesses, commercial property owners, tenants and residential apartment buildings. The BID's goal is to provide a higher level of service to visitors, workers and residents in Crystal City making it a world-class destination in both Arlington and the greater DC region. The BID has also sponsored FitArlington related events including Crystal Rides and Crystal Rolls.
   
 Erry Chiropractic & Rehab (ECR)
We are wellness oriented and committed to helping patients regain their health and maximize their lives. We deal with pain management, physical therapy, weight management and nutritional counseling. We are committed to using the safest, most effective and most comfortable techniques to naturally support the body in its healing process. As a chiropractor who cares about utilizing the most advanced chiropractic techniques, Dr. Aekta Erry has years of training, expertise and experience in helping patients get pain relief for back pain, neck pain, headaches, and other related conditions originating from the spine.
   
GW GW Athletics
The George Washington University Department of Athletics and Recreation is an organization comprised of 22 NCAA sports that serves over 450 student athletes as well as countless other staff and faculty at the George Washington University. We host several clinics and sport day events for the public.
   
 Greenbrier Learning Center
The Greenbrier Learning Center's (GBLC) mission is to promote education, youth leadership and strong families through structured enrichment programs beyond the school day. Utilizing a community-driven approach, we foster academic achievement and personal growth among our after-school students, act as a resource for youth and adults, and increase collaboration among service providers in northern Virginia.
   
 Mountain Atlantic
Marketing, PR, Promotions, Sales, & ROI.
   
  NoVaDC CHADD
CHADD is the nation's premiere organization serving children and adults with Attention Deficit-Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD). We provide education, advocacy and support for individuals with Attention Deficit-Hyperactive Disorder. NoVaDC CHADD has over 750 local members in the Northern Virginia area.
   
NoVAGO  NoVAGO
NoVAGO is a group of geocachers in Northern Virginia who are committed to promoting safe, responsible, and environmentally friendly geocaching.
   
 

Rock Recovery
Rock Recovery is a nonprofit that supports the journey to freedom from disordered eating. We offer several experiential therapies (like those provided in inpatient and residential treatment programs) to the community. For more information, see www.rockrecovery.net or call 571-255-9906.  

   
Virginia Hospital Center Virginia Hospital Center
Serving the greater Northern Virginia community for the last 60 years, Virginia Hospital Center provides top doctors and state of the art technology while supporting a culture of prevention. The Health Promotion Department offers an array of fitness class, wellness workshops and one-to-one screenings to help you adopt healthy lifestyle behaviors. View the schedule of health promotion classes here.
 

CONSULTING

   
Healthy Koz Healthy Koz, LLC
Healthy Koz, LLC is a wellness firm that takes a holistic approach to health and wellness. We work with our clients to achieve their goals in areas such as weight management, food cravings, sleep and energy. By working with us you’ll develop a deeper understanding of the foods and lifestyle choices that work best for you and implement lasting changes that will improve your energy, balance and health.
   
My Fitness Coach My Fitness Coach, LLC
Personal training, wellness coaching, nutrition counseling and Pilates instruction in Arlington County
   
 

FITNESS and DANCE

abellaYoga abellaYoga
Where Yoga Comes to You!  Yoga where you want, without the stress of traveling to a yoga studio.  We bring vinyasa yoga to your home, office or any space convenient for you.  Private lessons and corporate yoga classes offered for all levels. 
   
Adagio Ballet and Dance Adagio Ballet and Dance
Adagio Ballet and Dance offers jazz, tap and ballet classes for children and adults.
   
 Arlington Women's Soccer League
Arlington Women's Soccer League (AWSL) provides an opportunity for women to play recreational soccer, increase their fitness and soccer skills and enjoy teams sports through competitive play. The AWSL is divided into two divisions: Open and Masters.
   
Body Dynamics Body Dynamics Inc
Body Dynamics provides physical therapy, fitness, and health and wellness programs that are individualized for each client. Body Dynamics also offers many other services such as massage, acupuncture, Pilates, and many group fitness classes
   
BalletNova BalletNova Center for Dance
The Center offers classes and workshops to over 850 children and adult students in ballet, jazz, modern, tap and conditioning. For the serious youth dancer we have a pre-professional training program incorporating the Royal Academy of Dance curriculum.  BalletNova is a community-oriented dance company committed to presenting quality productions and choreography that people can understand, respect, enjoy, and afford.
   
  Bowen McCauley Dance
For 18 years, BMD has energized broadly diverse audiences with inventive and vibrant choreography - a fusion of contemporary and classical techniques set to a sweeping range of musical styles. Our award-winning company is renowned for: spirited dancers, use of live music, professionalism of dance performances and outreach programs for socio-economically diverse communities. We provide free family-friendly programs and ticketed concerts. BMD performs regularly throughout Northern Virginia and the greater DC area.
   
Capital Outdoor Adventures Capital Outdoor Adventures
Founded in 2000, Capital Outdoor Adventures is a Washington, DC Metro-based outdoor social and adventure club. We offer fun and safe activities for our members from whitewater rafting and hiking to rappelling and jet skiing. These exciting adventures are designed for those who want to push their limits and experience an adrenaline rush while others want to meet new friends or re-charge their batteries surrounded by nature. Match your level of interest and ability: easy, moderate, or extremely active because Capital Outdoor Adventures handles all the logistics and planning, so you can focus on enjoying your adventure!
   
CrossFit Rosslyn CrossFit Rosslyn
We are an elite strength and conditioning facility located in Rosslyn, just one block from Metro. We are located in the Verve Health & Fitness, our sister company. Our Signature and Pro level CrossFit membership entitles you to unlimited access to our group classes, including those offered at  Verve Health & Fitness (except Boot Camp and TRX). We also offer shower membership privileges (limited memberships available).
   
Crystal Health Institute Crystal Health Institute
Crystal Health Institute promotes health through offering tai chi and exercise programs through Arlington County's class program.
   
Curves Curves
A fast, fun and effective workout and weight management program specifically for women.
   
Energy Club The Energy Club
The Energy Club is not your typical gym! Feel the energy! It starts the moment you step through the door! Get ENERGIZED with state-of-the-art cardio equipment, free weights, functional strength training equipment, group exercise classes including kickboxing, Pilates and yoga! Or you can test your Energy on the 30' rock climbing wall!
   
The Fitness Break The Fitness Break
The Fitness Break has been Arlington's place to get fit, have fun and meet friends for more than 25 years. We offer a variety of fitness classes for women including low-impact, strength training, Pilates, step, cardio, gliding, and Zumba. Class size is limited to 15 participants and socializing with your Westover neighbors highly encouraged.
   
FitFeud FitFeud
FitFeud's competitive wellness platform allows organizations and individuals to harness their competitive nature as a motivational tool for weight loss, wellness and a healthier lifestyle.
   
   
Go Bananas Dancing GO BANANAS Dancing LLC
Provides joyful and energetic dance instruction for boys and girls ages 2 – 6.  As a mother, teacher, dancer and business owner, Ms. Susannah has a mission that is short and sweet:  ELF – Exercise, Learning & Fun!  Classes offered include Mommy & Me Dancing, Creative Movement and Beginning Ballet.
   
 Lean On Me Serena Fit
Transforms lives through fitness and health. We offer personal training in one on one, small group, and corporate team training formats. We specialize in weight training and gym free workouts! Our program includes: a nutritional review, goal/life purpose discussions, and 24/7 text and e-mail support. We give you weekly homework and offer an online newsletter.
   
  LEC Fitness, LLC
LEC Fitness was established in 1993. Since that time, we have been providing the metro DC area with evidence based fun and challenging fitness, wellness, exercise and sport conditioning programs for kids, teens and adults. We provide small group and individual training to civic associations, local companies, and local middle, elementary and high school students and teachers.  
   
Patriot CrossFit Patriot CrossFit
We are an elite strength and conditioning facility located in North Arlington. Also a partner to Potomac CrossFit in Clarendon.
   
Pentagon MMA Pentagon MMA
Pentagon MMA is an exciting, dynamic mixed martial arts studio offering world class instruction in Muay Thai (Thai Boxing/Kickboxing), Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and Women's Kickboxing in the former Arlington No. 1 Firehouse. Try a free class, and change your life today!
   
Perfect Pointe Dance Studio Perfect Pointe Dance Studio
Ballet, tap and jazz dance classes that foster creativity, cultural appreciation and self-confidence. For ages 2 through adult. Modern dance and hip hop musical theater classes are also offered.
   
Potomac CrossFit Potomac CrossFit
We are a world class strength and conditioning facility found in the heart of Clarendon. Also a partner to Patriot CrossFit.
   
Skater's Quest Skater's Quest
We are an inline skating a promotions company that provides lessons for all ages and ability levels. We are located in South Arlington near Columbia Pike and South Walter Reed Drive.
   
 sport & health Arlington Sport and Health
We offer a fully equipped and  organized layout. Apparatus includes: TRX Straps, plyometric equipment, and punching bags. We also have a large group exercise studio with Les Mills Body Pump equipment, state of the art stereo sound system for Zumba enthusiasts and carpeted floor space for stretching and body weight exercise. We offer daily group exercise classes, 1-on-1 personal training, and racquetball league/challenge courts.  
   
 Studio Body Logic
"The areas first authentic Pilates studio", Studio Body Logic offers group mat, private and semi private apparatus instruction as well as fitness, stretch, and yoga classes.
   
Verve Verve Health & Fitness
Verve Health & Fitness specializes in offering private personal training, yoga, triathlon conditioning, therapeutic massage and much more at our facility in Rosslyn. We also specialize in corporate services and in-home personal training in Washington D.C. and Northern Virginia. We have a loyal roster of Washingtonians as our clientele, having trained politicians, athletes and A-list celebrities. Our corporations include such prestigious clients as the Four Seasons Hotel in Georgetown. We are also a featured fitness contributor for Washington Post, WebMD Magazine, and have appeared on WJLA Channel 7’s health and wellness segments.
   
YMCA YMCA Arlington
The YMCA builds strong kids, strong families, and strong communities. Their mission is to foster the spiritual, mental and physical development of individuals, families and communities according to the ideals of inclusiveness, equality and mutual respect for all.
 

RUNNING / WALKING / BIKING

   
Arlington Road Runners
 Arlington Road Runners
Participate in training groups to help you achieve your race and fitness goals while providing a fun, supportive atmosphere
   
Arlington Triathlon Club Arlington Triathlon Club
A school based triathlon training program for Arlington Public School students that teaches fitness, nutrition and fun. The Arlington Triathlon Club (ATC) trains for biking and running on Monday and Wednesday and swimming on Saturday mornings. This program is free after a $5 membership fee. Send an e-mail for more information.
   
BikeArlington BikeArlington
BikeArlington is an Arlington County initiative to build on an existing partnership between Arlington citizens, businesses and County staff to encourage more people to bike more often.
   
Ladies running Run for Congo Women
When we Run for Congo Women, we are sending a simple message: Congolese lives matter. The lives of Congolese women are significant. The lives of Congolese children are precious. They have waited far too long. They are worth our effort. We are running to help. Join us!
   
US Freedom Walk Festival Club US Freedom Walk Festival Club
The ROA-US FreedomWalk Festival® is an international three-day, non-competitive social walking festival with 11 different trails around Arlington and Washington, DC.
   
Walk Arlington Walk Arlington
WALKArlington is an initiative of Arlington County, Virginia - where people have many options for moving about their community.

Ultimately, WALKArlington is an effort to build on an existing partnership between Arlington citizens, businesses and County staff to encourage more people to walk more often.
 

SPORTS

   
AASL Arlington Athletic & Social League
The Arlington Athletic & Social League, LLC (AASL) is an adult sports league in Arlington designed to bring together two activities that most people love doing...playing sports and socializing! These two events are a perfect combination for young professionals who live or work in or around Arlington.
   
Arlington Soccer Association image Arlington Soccer Association
ASA provides youth soccer programs for Arlington and Falls Church kids, ages 5 to 19. Currently, more than 6,000 kids play on ASA recreational, travel, soccer-plus-school, and top soccer teams.
   
Arlington Sports Inc. image Arlington Sports Inc.
Pro/Am bike races including participatory rides and kids races.
   
Arlington Volleyball Club logo Arlington Volleyball Club
The mission of the Arlington Volleyball Club is to provide female Northern Virginia volleyball players, their coaches and parents with a positive learning experience.
   
Biz Sports & Leagues Biz Sports & Leagues
Biz Sports & Leagues helps reduce healthcare costs, increase productivity, and enhance corporate spirit through an integrated approach to organized sports activities. We package the value of employee participation in sports by integrating wellness, teamwork, and corporate spirit in all of our programs. Services: Corporate Leagues & Intramural, Sports, Fitness, Tournaments & Events, and Team Building.
   
Kickball Tournament Charity Kickball Tournament
SAFE@Home, a kickball tournament to benefit the AACH, where homeless women and families can get the tools, shelter, and skills necessary for a better future.
   
DC Footy DC Footy
Junior Australian football in the Washington DC Area. Footy has many elements of games you've already played, like soccer, basketball and volleyball. It's kind of like the best of everything rolled into one awesome game with everyone getting to be the quarterback at the same time!
   
YoKid YoKid
YoKid helps children from all socio-economic backgrounds foster self-awareness through low and no cost instruction in yoga and meditation.

Last Modified: April 22, 2014
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