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Where to Try Reformer Pilates in and Around Philadelphia

Pilates can involve various equipment, and one we (and so many others!) love is the reformer. The machine — which features a sliding carriage, multiple […]

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A Familiar Rebounding and Strength Training Studio Is Opening in Collingswood

Those of you who’ve been part of the Philly fitness scene for a while will remember Freehouse Fitness, the Grad Hospital boutique that opened in […]

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A Look Inside Fishtown’s New, Totally Retro Pilates Studio

Over the past 100 years, Pilates — the low-impact exercise developed by Joseph Pilates — has evolved and transformed. Originally used to help rehabilitate folks […]

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How Hally Bayer Opened Her Fitness Studio While Living with a Chronic Medical Condition

Welcome to How I Got Here, Be Well Philly’s look inside the entrepreneurial journey of fitness and wellness business owners in the Philadelphia area. In […]

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How Philly Fitness Studios Are Responding to Coronavirus

UPDATE: Since the time this article published, many studios have closed, limited the number of spots in each class, or moved their workouts online. Find […]

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7 Healthy Things to Do in Philly This Weekend

This week started off cold and wet, so we feel for you if your normal fitness routine has been a little out of whack. The weekend […]

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Amrita Yoga & Wellness’ Beautiful Second Location Opens Today in Graduate Hospital

When Heather Rice opened Amrita Yoga & Wellness in Fishtown in January 2010, Fishtown was a very different place. Neither Frankford Hall nor Pizza Brain […]

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YouTube Star Tori Sterling Just Opened a Fitness Studio Near Philly

Look, we’re not going to pretend like opening a new boutique gym is easy. For one thing, there’s a ton of competition out there — […]

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14 Classes in 5 Days: A Week in the Life of a Full-Time Barre, Yoga, and Pilates Instructor

Welcome to Sweat Diaries, Be Well Philly’s look at the time, energy, and money it takes to pursue a healthy lifestyle in Philly. For each Sweat Diary, […]

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This Philadelphia Pilates Studio Just Added a TRX Class

It’s confirmed: TRX training is having a moment in Philadelphia. It’s popping up in studios around the city — and from spin studios to barre […]

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Ploome Is Opening a Tree-Surrounded Pop-Up Studio in Washington Square Park

Washington Square Park in the fall is the Gigi Hadid of outdoor spaces. In other words: It’s freakin’ perfect, what with all the green speckled […]

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This Pilates Studio Plans to Open 4 Philly-Area Outposts Over the Next Year  

Philly has another new fitness-studio franchise headed its way: Club Pilates, a Pilates-studio franchise with over 170 studios across the country, plans to open its […]

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This Event Combines Yoga, Pilates, Meditation, Coffee AND Kombucha Cocktails

If your four favorites things on planet Earth are yoga, Pilates, meditation and coffee (we’re sure there are plenty of you nodding your heads out […]

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Here’s How to Do an At-Home Apparatus Pilates Workout — Without an Apparatus 

For this week’s video in Ploome’s #Homeschooled Virtual Workout Challenge (Have you been getting your sweat on every day? Color us impressed!), the ladies from Ploome […]

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South Kensington’s Paper Box Is Adding Another Tiny Fitness Studio to the Mix

This past fall, yoga teacher Gabrielle Sigal opened a tiny yoga studio fittingly named Paperbox Studio in South Kensington’s Paper Box Studios building at 1639 […]