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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Yoga on the Pier | Photo by Matt Stanley
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 »
SUP Yoga at Spruce Street Harbor Park | Photo via Facebook
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 »
Wanderlust 108 Brooklyn 2015 | Photo courtesy Wanderlust
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 »
Yoga on the Pier | Photo via Facebook
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 »
For the past five years, Night Market, the Food Trust’s festival that pops up in different neighborhoods throughout the warmer months, has been all about stuffing your face. I mean, there’s usually so much to choose from, how could you not? But this year, they’ve worked in some food for the soul (their words, not mine): To kick off Night Market season, which will start in Roxborough this time around, there will be a Night Market yoga class. So you can at least get your sweat on before you eat your weight in pizza and ice cream and samosas and whatever else you can get your hands on. AMEN to that. 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 »
BYOC Yoga | Photo via Instagram
Come Friday, April 15th, we’ve got the perfect date-night plans for you: The ladies of CoreFitness are bringing their BYOC — C as in candle — sunset yoga class back to the Art Museum Steps. And it’s BYOB — B standing for beverage, not necessarily beer — too. Jackpot, right?
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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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