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Pride-Themed Workout Classes to Check Out in Toronto This Week

It’s that time of the year again: Only a few more days until Toronto’s annual Pride Parade, which means all of your favourite fitness studios will be offering special classes leading up to the event. Here, a few Pride-themed workout classes in the city to get your sweat on at before hitting up Sunday’s Parade.

6ix Cycle

If you weren’t able to snag a spot in the June 20th Pride class, not to worry: 6ix Cycle is hosting a second event—dubbed Pride Ride 2.0—on June 22 at 2 p.m. There will be a minimum $15 donation at the door, and all proceeds will go to LGBTQ organization The 519. (6ix cycle)


On Friday, June 21, Bolo will be holding an evening Pride Bootcamp event, with proceeds going to charity. A minimum $10 donation is required, as is a brightly coloured gym kit. Oh, and there will also be face-painting and a photobooth. (


Spokehaüs is hosting a 45-minute Pride-themed ride on Friday, June 21 at 6 p.m. Also worth noting are the Christina Aguilera-, Lady Gaga-, and Hip Hop Queens-themed classes happening on Saturday, June 22. (

Ride Cycle Club

Since its inception two years ago, this Ossington studio has been hosting Pride-themed classes. Catch this year’s Pride ride on June 22 at 10:40 a.m. (


Pride-themed classes are an early morning affair at this indoor cycling studio. Catch Adam’s Lady Gaga x Pride themed class on June 21 at 8 a.m. at the King St. location, or Ty’s Drag Race ride on June 22 at the Yorkville outpost. There will also be a Pride Parade class at 8 a.m. (King) on the day of the event. (


All three of Spinco’s Toronto locations will be hosting pre-Pride classes. On June 20, catch the 40-minute express lunchtime class downtown, taught by Dana O’Born. On June 21, two Pride classes are slated: Amanda Ritch’s 9:30 a.m. (Summerhill) and Maxie Richman’s 5:30 p.m. (Uptown). Classes on the day of the parade will be held at 10:30 a.m. at both Downtown (taught by Brianna Winford) and Summerhill (led by Justin Scott). (

Union Yoga + Wellness

By-donation classes are being held at this studio on June 22 at 5:30 p.m. and June 30 at 10 a.m. Proceeds from the events will be donated to The 519, Rainbow Railroad, the Egale Centre and the Get Real movement. (

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