Barre junkies, rejoice: I just got word that Barre3, the Portland-based barre-studio franchise with over 100 locations nationwide, will be opening its first Center City studio this fall, bringing the count of studios to in the region to six, with other locations in Newtown, Doylestown, Rosemont, Berwyn and Allentown.
’Tis the season for fitness studio openings: In the past few weeks, Philly has seen quite the influx of studios, with Freehouse Fitness Studio opening in the Grad Hospital area, Sculpt Fitness Studio opening on Broad Street and Wake Up Yoga announcing a soon-to-come Rittenhouse studio. Then there’s Solidcore and Unite Fitness’s new Rittenhouse studio, both slated for summer openings. And now, another one to add to the list: Y2B Fit, a new yoga and barre studio setting up shop on Emlen Street in Mount Airy. Read more »
Sweating then boozing seems to be a trend this summer (remember the winery runs?!). The latest to jump on that bandwagon: SWEAT Fitness. Starting this Sunday, June 19th, SWEAT is teaming up with City Tap House in University City to put on SWEAT + SIP, a totally free 10-class outdoor pop-up fitness series. Read more »
As you might already know, Philadelphia magazine’s brand-spankin’-new Best of Philly issue just hit shelves, and it is loaded with everything from the best healthy eats in town to the best healthy sweets to the best running trails and more. And of course, we included some of the best workouts, too! Below, the five best workouts in Philly, each to fit a different sweat-session need. Read more »
Last week, City Fitness opened their fourth location, at 400 Walnut Street in Old City. This week, the new spot is rolling out their class schedule, and let me tell you, it’s not just regular old hot yoga at this gym: Along with hot yoga, they’ve also got hot barre, and hot Pilates —neither of which I’ve spotted on the schedules of any other studios around the city — all taught in an Infrared-heated studio. And this week, to kick things off, all classes on the schedule are free. Hot-workout fans, rejoice!
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Hooray for weekends! This one is particularly jam-packed with sweaty goodness. Celebrate the grand opening of Bombay Yoga Company, try a free Barre3 class, learn how to foam roll like a pro, and much more. See our picks below. Read more »