Poolside yoga at Francisville pop-up pool | Photo via Instagram.
You know what’s better than doing outdoor yoga in the summertime? Doing outdoor yoga next to a pool that you can dip your toes in afterward. And lucky for you, Swim Philly, the city initiative responsible for revamping four of the city’s public pools this year, just announced a schedule of free fitness happening at those pools along with the Francisville pop-up pool all summer long. And yes: Said schedule DOES include poolside yoga.
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UPDATE 6/28: The date for this event has been moved to Thursday, June 30th, due to weather.
As you know, we LOVE us some outdoor yoga, so when we heard about this 60-minute free session at Rittenhouse Square next week, we couldn’t help but squeal. Listen to this: The class, put on by The Rittenhouse Spa & Club, will be held on Tuesday, June 28th at 6 p.m. — and it ends with boozy green juice and chair massages. Yassss.
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Three Queens Yoga | Photo via Facebook
If you’re currently holding back tears because all your friends are packing their bathing suits to head down the Shore and you’re stuck here in Philly for the holiday weekend, this should make you feel better: On Monday evening, Queen Village’s Three Queens Yoga is doing the public service of holding a free NamaSLAY yoga class. What does that mean, you ask? Well, it means, come Monday evening, you’ll be getting your downward dog on to divas like Whitney Houston and (of course) Beyoncé, along with rappers like Drake and Biggie — for free.99.
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Calling all Broad Street runners! If you’re still shivering after Sunday’s race, we’ve got something that will warm you right up: Through Friday, Rittenhouse’s Philly Power Yoga & Thrive Pilates is offering one free yoga class to anyone who brings in their Broad Street bib. You have your choice of heated and non-heated classes — Yoga Stretch and Restore, anyone? You can see their Facebook post about the deal below. Read more »
If you work anywhere near the Comcast Center, your lunch breaks are about to get a whole lot prettier — at least for a few days: Next week, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society will be taking over Comcast Center’s West Plaza, at 18th Street and JFK Boulevard, and covering it with hyacinths, daffodils, wheat grass, river birch trees, and more for their Comcast Cares Day Pop Up Garden. And to kick the week of pop-up garden fun off, they’ll be hosting two free yoga classes at the garden during lunch hours! Yes, please. Read more »
Yoga on the Banks | Photo via Facebook
Okay, okay, so I know it doesn’t feel like spring right now — but it is! Further proof (I mean, aside from the date): Yoga on the Banks just announced that they’ll be kicking off their outdoor yoga season at the Schuylkill Banks on Saturday, April 23rd at 11 a.m. That’s just a few weeks from now! And, like last year, everyone who comes to the first class will get a voucher for a free milkshake, beer, wine or soda from Shake Shack after class. Yassssss. Read more »
The view of the Philadelphia skyline from Drexel Park | Photo by J. Fusco for Visit Philadelphia™
My college senior project consisted of me writing a paper about my career goals. Lindsay McDowell, a student at Drexel University, is going a bit bigger with hers: McDowell, a senior in Drexel’s Entertainment and Arts Management program, is putting on a giant outdoor yoga festival, complete with live music, art installations, food vendors, art vendors, and more, at Drexel Park on Sunday, May 1st. That is her senior project.
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Yoga with Three Queens Yoga at Hotel Monaco | Photo by Joe Longo
Boy, do I have some good news for you. Remember back in January, Hotel Palomar decided to make their weekly Mind, Body, and Spirits class — a weekly yoga-and-drinks event that happens at both Hotel Palomar and Hotel Monaco every Monday evening — free for the month of January? Well, Old City’s Hotel Monaco has followed suit. Their weekly Mind, Body and Spirits yoga class, which comes complete with a free beer or glass of wine, used to run folks $20, but starting Monday, March 7th, the classes will be free — forever. Eeeeeee!
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Bulldog Yoga | Photo via Facebook
Attention all yogis and yogi wannabes: The new Bulldog Yoga in Villanova (775 East Lancaster Avenue) is offering three days of free classes starting this Friday, February 19th, through Sunday, the 21st, to celebrate their grand opening. Eeeeee!
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Yoga at SWEAT Fitness
The best part of Valentine’s Day? The champagne, obviously. And this Sunday, SWEAT Fitness is doling it out — for free, no less — to couples and singles alike, along with free yoga. Jackpot, right? Read more »