Fact: Mondays are hard. But next Monday will be different — really! Because next Monday, my friends, is National Relaxation Day. And wait! Before you start stressing out, wondering how on EARTH you are going to relax, note that The Logan has already planned your day for you. And the icing on the cake: It won’t cost you a dime.
If you never got around to getting your downward dog on at the rooftop of South Philly’s Bok building, formerly Bok Technical High School, last summer, you can wipe away your tears now. Katie Gould, the yoga teacher behind last year’s awesome rooftop classes at Bok, just let us know the rooftop classes will officially be making a comeback this Sunday, July 31st. AND they’ve added weeknight classes to the schedule, too!
Calling all yogis! We have the perfect Saturday plans for you for the rest of the summer (you’re welcome). We just learned that the folks over Rittenhouse’s Maha Yoga are hosting pay-what-you-wish yoga classes every Saturday at Parks on Tap, the floating beer garden that’s popping up at Philly parks all summer long.
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So two weeks ago, we gave you this epic guide to outdoor yoga in Philly, you are welcome. And this week, we decided to put a cherry on that namaste sundae and round up a few places that offer the king of outdoor yoga: rooftop yoga. So here you go, four places where you can go get your warrior on a bit closer to the clouds.
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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Would it be a stretch to call this handy, giant guide to outdoor yoga in Philadelphia this summer season a masterpiece? Mmmmm, I don’t think so. Below, we’ve rounded up over 30 regularly scheduled outdoor yoga classes and series — many of them free! — going on around town throughout these warmer months. So please, consider this your go-to guide the next time you get a hankering for a sun-kissed (or moonlit) savasana. Read more »
What would make your weekly farmers’ market trips even better than they already are? Oh! I know: A donation-based yoga class at the farmers’ market. And the folks behind Yoga on the Banks are bringing us all just that with their new Yoga at the Market series, where they’ll hold donation-based yoga classes at three farmers’ markets around Philly from June through September. Awesome, right? Read more »
The ladies of Aqua Vida just released their schedule for the upcoming stand-up paddleboard fitness season at Spruce Street Harbor Park (sidenote: WHO would’ve thought the words “stand-up paddleboard fitness season” would ever be typed in relation to Philly?), and man, oh, man do you have a lot of options to choose from. Read more »
We’ve got some big news, guys. Like, sure-to-get-you-giddy-with-excitement BIG news. Here it goes: Wanderlust 108, the giant festival that combines yoga, running, meditation and music (plus a kombucha bar!), just announced exactly when and where they’ll be setting up in Philly this fall. Can I get a drumroll, please? The fest will be coming to the Navy Yard on Saturday, October 8th. Eeeeeee! Read more »
If you’ve always wanted to get your downward dog on under the full moon but were too creeped out to do it on your own (understandable), you are in luck: Tomorrow marks the start of monthly full moon yoga classes at both Eakins Oval and Race Street Pier. Read more »