If you’re getting bored of hearing about marathon season, you might be interested in this unique race for charity. On November 23rd, Balance Chestnut Hill and Indigo Schuy are hosting a team indoor-cycling race called Wheels for Meals. All of the proceeds from the event will benefit Meals on Wheels, a nonprofit which provides over one million meals to senior citizens across the country each day.
Here’s how the race works: Each team will consist of four to six members taking turns cycling on a stationary bike, pedaling as fast as they can for 10-minute intervals. The team will go for two hours, total. Talk about a workout, huh? The goal is to rack up as much mileage as possible; the three teams with the most mileage in the end will win some goodies!
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Our very favorite workout with a beer (Seriously—we gave it a Best of Be Well Philly award for that very reason) is back this month for a holiday-rific session. Happy Hour Yoga features a one-hour, all-levels yoga class taught by instructor Theresa Conroy, which is followed by a beer tasting with Daily News beer columnist Don Russell (a.k.a. Joe Sixpack). This month, he’ll sample several yummy winter beers just in time for the holidays.
Learn more and sign up here.
$25, November 22nd from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Yoga on the Ridge, 493 Domino Lane, Roxoborough.
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It’s not easy following a gluten-free diet, but it’s especially difficult doing so during the holiday season. If you’re feeling a tad daunted by the gluten-laden gluttony to come, don’t fret: Greensgrow is here to help!
On November 9th, the Kensington-based urban farm will host the Undercover Gluten-Free Workshop: Thanksgiving Sides (because, let’s be honest, it’s all about the stuffing), where participants will learn the basics of gluten-free cooking and go home with some drool-worthy recipes to prepare on the big day.
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