Workouts Plus Wine: The Winery Fitness Events You Should Have on Your Calendar

Crossing Vineyards and Winery | Photo via Facebook

Crossing Vineyards and Winery | Photo via Facebook

If your idea of the perfect post-workout drink is a glass of wine, the folks at Newtown’s Crossing Vineyards and Winery are on the same page. This spring and summer, the winery is hosting a slew of fitness events, all of which end with wine. And cheese, too! Talk about dreams coming true.  Read more »

Broad Street Runners Sweat for Free at This Yoga Studio This Week

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 »

10 Coolest Fitness and Foodie Events in Philly: May 2016 

Reach & Raise | Photo via Facebook

Reach & Raise | Photo via Facebook

Get ready to get really busy, people: This month is filled with awesome fitness and foodie events, from a giant outdoor yoga session — with 2,000 yogis! — at Citizens Bank Park to an intimate yoga-and-dinner session with the Yogi’s Table to an International Beer Run, and more. See? We told you you were about to get busy.

And before you scream at us for leaving the Broad Street Run off this list, know: The Broad Street Run is always at the top of our list for May, but we feel like we’ve talked about it enough for one year. Now go ahead and read up, then mark your calendars. Read more »

PHS Pop Up Garden (With Free Yoga!) Coming to Comcast Center Next Week 

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 »

Downward Dogs All Day: Namas Day Is This Weekend

Namas Day | Photo by Joe Longo Photography

Namas Day | Photo by Joe Longo Photography

If you don’t have plans for Saturday, we know what you’ll be doing: This Saturday, April 23rd, Namas Day — the day-long celebration of all things yoga — will be coming to the WHYY building at 150 North 6th Street on Independence Mall. And if you can’t commit to joining in on the festivities all day long, there’s an added bonus this year: A free 45-minute pop-up yoga class at 1:15 p.m, no ticket required. Sweet, huh? Read more »

Sweat Before You Stuff Your Face: Outdoor Yoga Coming to Night Market

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 »

This New Philly Yoga Studio Is Hosting TONS of Free Classes This Weekend

No plans for this weekend? No problem: The new Yoga and Movement Sanctuary in Brewerytown is hosting a grand opening celebration this weekend, complete with a party, LOTS of yoga classes and performances by the staff. I’m sure you’re wondering what all of this will cost you. Well, it’s going to set you back zero dollars. That’s right: It’s all free.  Read more »

Do Free Yoga (And Boot Camp! And Barre!) on the Manayunk Bridge Trail 

The Manayunk Bridge will soon connect both sides of the Schuylkill River | Photo: Liz Spikol

The Manayunk Bridge | Photo by Liz Spikol

If you have yet to make it out to the Manayunk Bridge Trail — the new-ish bike-and-pedestrian bridge that connects Philadelphia and Montgomery County — here’s a reason to go check it out: On Saturday, April 16th, there will be tons of free fitness classes going down on the bridge throughout the day. Read more »

10 Coolest Fitness and Foodie Events in Philly: April 2016

Beat the Bus | Photo via Facebook

Beat the Bus | Photo by Kyle Cassidy

Holy cow, you guys. Gone are the freezing winter days when you collapsed onto your couch, succumbing to a Grey’s Anatomy marathon because finding an outdoor fitness activity to join in on was just too much of a hassle: Spring has sprung, and about a bazillion fitness and foodie events in Philly — lots of them outdoors! — sprung up with it. Below, our top 10 picks for fitness and foodie events around Philly this month. Read more »

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