ClassPass Is Hosting a Worldwide Workout to Help Us Feel Like We're in the Studio Again — What to Know (Video)
It's a workout all over the world — for free.
As at-home workouts have become the norm for exercise enthusiasts now hunkered down due to coronavirus, fitness app ClassPass is shaking up the quarantine routine by bringing the dearly missed vibes of a group sweat session to our living rooms — and all over the world.
The platform, known for helping its members book classes at hundreds of participating studios, is providing free live workouts in a global event called Together We Sweat. On April 24, participants can join a variety of sessions, like boxing in New York City or a barre class in London, without leaving home.
“Group workouts build camaraderie, accountability and community. When we show up to support and challenge each other, we work harder and grow stronger,” ClassPass director of partner expansion, Shari Castelli, said in a press release. “Together We Sweat is a day for people from all backgrounds to move without judgement or expectation, and to commit to doing something positive together.”
Held on ClassPass' YouTube channel, the online fit fest will kick off with a HIIT class in Australia and end with a dance cardio session in Los Angeles, with Pilates, boxing, and barre workouts in between. The event does not require a ClassPass membership — just a towel and water when needed — and there is no limit to the amount of classes a participant can take.
Find the schedule below:
April 23, 10 p.m. EDT: Lean Bean in Sydney, Australia
April 24, 12 a.m. EDT: Ground Zero in Singapore
April 24, 4 a.m. EDT: The Platform Studios in Dubai
April 24, 6 a.m. EDT: Saints & Stars in Amsterdam
April 24, 7 a.m. EDT: BLOK in London
April 24, 12 p.m. EDT: Rumble Boxing in New York City
April 24, 3 p.m. EDT: 305 Fitness in Los Angeles
As COVID-19 has led to the closures of fitness studios around the world, ClassPass has been offering on-demand workouts of their own as well as livestreams from participating studios that members can pay for. All proceeds from the livestream workouts hosted on the app go directly to the workout venues and fitness instructors who are unable to host in-person through June 1.
ClassPass has also created a Partner Relief Fund, where fit fans can donate directly to their favorite studios through the app. ClassPass will match all studio contributions up to $1 million.