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Sweat It Up in Boston

Off Campus | October 4, 2010

Nine offbeat ways to break a sweat (or watch someone else do the sweating) around Boston.

Bikram Yoga Boston

Yoga and sweating in public are your thing

How much: $20 for 10 days for first timers is your thing,

Where: 30 JFK Street, Harvard Square

bikramyogaboston.com

The Dance Complex

Belly dancing and capoeira (Brazilian martial arts) classes

How much: $13 a class

When: Belly dancing: Wednesdays 8:30-9:30 PM,

capoeira: Mondays 6:30-8:00 PM

Where: 536 Massachusetts Avenue

dancecomplex.org.

Static Noyze Dance Class

Take a hip hop class taught by Static Noyze

When: Thursdays 7:30-9:00 PM

How much: $15 a class

Where: Jeanette Neill dance studio, 261 Friend Street

Paddle Boston

Kayak and canoe rentals

Where: The Charles River via Kendall Square

How much: Kayaks for $15/hr, 3 person canoes for

$16/hr, $55 for a two hour guided tour of Boston

paddleboston.com.

Beantown Bootcamp

Verbal abuse and a serious workout

When: 6:00-7:00 AM, Tuesdays-Thursdays for four weeks

How much: $200

Where: 90 Canal Street

beantownbootcamp.com

Urban AdvenTours

Guided bike tours of Boston

Where: City View tour starts in North End, takes

you all over Boston

How much: $50 per person for 2.5/3 hours and

10-12 miles

zerve.com/adventours

Boston Table Tennis Club

Needed: Short-shorts, sweatbands, and a sense of irony

Where: 407R Mystic Ave, Medford, take the Route 95 West

Medford Bus.

bostonttc.us

Boston Derby Dames

Roller Derby–a combination of roller skating, relay races,

and full-on aggression

Teams: Wicked Pissahs, Cosmonaughties, Nutcrackers,

Boston Massacre.

bostonderbydames.com

Boston Rugby Football Club

Like football, but less boring.  Hot guys.  Cheaper than baseball.

brfc.org, next game 10/9.