Pride & Fitness Go Hand in Hand

by | Jun 2, 2023 | Uncategorized | 0 comments

“Embrace Pride Month: Celebrating Diversity, Inclusivity, and Fitness!”

Pride month is upon us and we can’t help but celebrate the beauty of diversity, inclusivity, and the spirit of love and acceptance. In case you didn’t know, Wheel House is an LGBTQ owned gym and we believe that fitness is for everyone, regardless of gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other aspect that makes us beautifully unique. So, let’s be unapologetically ourselves and embark on a journey that highlights the powerful connection between Pride Month and fitness!

  1. Embracing Diversity in Group Workouts: Our group workouts are all about creating a welcoming and inclusive space for people from all walks of life. During Pride Month, we encourage you to join us for special Pride-themed workout classes where you can sweat it out alongside a diverse and vibrant community. Let’s celebrate the strength and resilience of the LGBTQ+ community together!
  2. Love Your Body, Love Yourself: Pride Month is not just about celebrating who you love but also embracing self-love and self-acceptance. Your fitness journey should be a celebration of your unique body and all that it can do. Whether you’re lifting weights, practicing yoga, or taking a cycling class, let your workouts become a form of self-expression and a way to honor the amazing vessel that is your body.
  3. Supporting LGBTQ+-Friendly Fitness Organizations: Take some time to research and support fitness organizations that actively promote inclusivity and LGBTQ+ rights. There are amazing organizations out there helping the LGBTQ communities who would love to know they have your support! Here are a few that we’ve helped & donated to in the past:
    • AIDS Lifecycle
    • Rafiki Coalition
    • Maitri
  4. Spreading Love, One Workout at a Time: Pride Month is all about love, acceptance, and spreading positive energy. As you navigate your fitness journey, remember to uplift and support those around you. A kind word, a high-five, or a simple smile can go a long way in creating a safe and welcoming environment for everyone. Together, we can build a fitness community that embraces the power of love and acceptance.
  5. LGBTQ+ Icons and Fitness Inspiration: Pride Month offers a fantastic opportunity to shine a spotlight on LGBTQ+ fitness icons who inspire us with their dedication, strength, and resilience. From athletes to trainers, their stories and achievements can motivate and empower us on our own fitness journeys. Let’s celebrate their accomplishments and draw inspiration from their journeys.
  6. The Importance of Mental Health: Pride Month reminds us of the struggles that many LGBTQ+ individuals face when it comes to mental health. Exercise and fitness have been shown to have a positive impact on mental well-being. As you engage in your fitness routine, take a moment to focus on your mental health and engage in activities that bring you joy and peace of mind.

At Wheel House, we are not only out & proud ourselves, but our community is filled with amazing Queer individuals and supportive proud allies. We believe that fitness is an avenue for personal growth, empowerment, and unity. So, let’s lace up our sneakers, raise our rainbow flags, and embark on a fitness journey that celebrates diversity, inclusion, and the power of love!

Join us this Pride Month as we embrace the incredible connection between fitness and the celebration of who we are. Together, we can create a world where fitness knows no boundaries and love knows no limits. Spread the love, my friends, and let’s make every step of our fitness journey a colorful and empowering one!

Happy Pride Month!

Here are some Pride Themed classes to look forward to this month!

  • Fun & Fabulous Ride on Wednesday, 6/21 at 5:30pm with Cycling Instructor Minphy L.
  • Diversity in Motion: Yoga & Dance Fusion Class on at 5:15pm with Nicole H. 
  • Ride with Pride on Saturday, 6/24 at 10:30am with Cycling Instructor & Owner Carl M.
    • Ride with Pride is a special class for only $10 for first timers at Wheel House. Wheel House Members are also welcomed and encouraged to attend, but will have to use their regular credits to book their spot.