FITWeek was created by Emily Cook Harris, founder of EMPOWERED, bringing together the local fitness community for global good. What began as one group fitness class in Central Park has grown to a week-long event at the best studios, raising over $16,000 for education to date. 

Inaugural NYC FITWeek: June 15 - 21, 2014

Raised $4003.90 in one week for She’s the First (global education nonprofit), sponsoring five full years of education for high school girls in Peru and Tanzania.

NYC STUDIO PARTNERS:

  • Uplift Studios
  • Swerve Fitness
  • Body Conceptions
  • Exceed
  • 305 Fitness
  • Fhitting Room
  • Flywheel
  • Flex Studios
 

  • Row House
  • Beatbox Fitness
  • Finish Line PT
  • Anna Farkas yoga
  • Yogamaya
  • City Row
  • EMPOWERED

2ND ANNUAL NYC FITWEEk: MAY 11-17, 2015

Raised $6328.75 in one week, supporting our local & global education nonprofits HealthClass2.0 and She's the First.

Established Official NYC FITWeek AMBASSADORS: Catching Dragonfly, Evann Clingan, Strength & Sole, The Fit Crasher, The Sweat Life, Elana Lyn, Hungry Runner, Bitches Who Brunch, Skinny Redefined, and Shapin Up.

NYC STUDIO PARTNERS:

  • Tone House

  • Fhitting Room

  • Swerve Fitness

  • Uplift Studios

  • Exceed

  • 305 Fitness

  • Row House

  • Throwback Fitness

  • WRKNYC

  • BFX Studios
 
  • UFC Gym Soho
  • Crank NYC
  • EVF Performance
  • Kerboomka
  • Body Conceptions
  • Beatbox Fitness
  • EMPOWERED
  • FitBallet
  • Reebok
  • IntenSati

3rd ANNUAL FITWEEK: september 12-17, 2016

Expanding to our second city, Dallas! Raised $5816.17 in one week to benefit local education in each community (NYC: DonorsChoose.org; Dallas: Commit2Dallas) and global education scholarships via She's the First. 

NYC FITWeek AMBASSADORS: Evann Clingan, Samantha Cornell, Katie Rosenbrock, Susan Harrison, Carolyn Brown MS RD, Lauren Slayton MS RD, Kayla Kleinman, Ashley Diamond, Jess King, Elana Lyn Gross, Andrea Golden, Lauren Chiarello, Emily Raleigh, Mariam Chubinidzhe, Giselle Castro, Jen Tallman, Kate Wilson, Lauren Tarantino, and Brenda Lamotta

NYC STUDIO PARTNERS:

  • Tone House
  • Flex Studios
  • Body Conceptions
  • Trooper Fitness
  • Crank NYC
  • Uplift Studios
  • The Fhitting Room
  • Row House
  • Exceed
  • WRKNYC
  • Swerve Fitness
  • FIT RxN
  • Beebe's Buttcamp

NYC FITWeek SPONSORS:

  • Puma
  • Bandier
  • Sweaty Betty
  • Athleta
  • Terez
  • Nicepipes Apparel
  • North Face
  • MOUS
  • Pro Compression
  • EKG Project
  • JUS by Julie
  • PHLEX NYC
  • Exhale
  • YG Studios

DALLAS FITWeek AMBASSADORS

Victoria Griffith, Kimber Westphall, Andrea Overturf, Neil Patel

DALLAS STUDIO PARTNERS:

  • Flywheel Sports
  • BEYOND
  • CorePower Yoga
  • Lync Cycling
  • Pilates Methodology
  • NorthPark w/ David Case

DALLAS FITWeek SPONSORS:

  • Puma
  • Bandier
  • Lorna Jane
  • Equinox [Highland Park]
  • MOUS
  • Nicepipes Apparel

4th ANNUAL FITWEEK this May 2017!

During the month of May, select fitness classes across NYC & Dallas will support education in their own communities as well as around the world. In Dallas, FITWeek classes will benefit the local chapter of Reading Partners. And in NYC, FITWeek classes will benefit local public school classrooms through DonorsChoose.org. Both events will be supporting girls' education internationally through She's the First.

 

DALLAS FITWEEK - SCHEDULE OF EVENTS // MAY 1 - 6, 2017

NYC FITWEEK - SCHEDULE OF EVENTS // MAY 8 - 13, 2017