PHOTOS: Movin with the Mayor takes to the trails

April 1, 2016

Photo courtesy Rebecca Bennett.

BY REBECCA BENNETT — On March 19, Hyattsville City Mayor Candace Hollingsworth took her Movin with the Mayor program on a bike ride with the help of Arrow Bicycle.  More than 30 local residents met at Magruder Park to embark on the five-mile journey.

Movin with the Mayor is a free series that partners with local businesses for the purpose of encouraging health, wellness and physical activity among residents, according to the city website.  It began last fall with an African dance at Ballet Tap and All That Jazz and a Tai Chi class with Dancing with Silence.  The program has also included Caribbean dance exercise with Island Fete Fitness and yogalates at Yoga Space.

The next Movin with the Mayor program will be seated chair exercise with Victoria Moss and take place on Saturday, April 23 from 1 to 2 p.m.  Zumba will Chantal is scheduled for Saturday, May 21 from 1 to 2 p.m.  Both programs will take place at the Hyattsville Municipal Building, 4310 Gallatin Street.