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This New Manayunk Yoga Studio Wants to Provide a Haven for Those in Recovery

Robert and Arielle Ashford’s meet cute had more tinges of Washington, D.C., than Philly. The couple literally met at the White House, where Arielle was […]

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This Suburban Yoga Studio’s New Private Retreats Let You Get Away Without Traveling

There’s something about getting away from our routines that makes us immediately shrug off stress. After all, that’s why we take vacations, right? To introduce […]

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Sweat Diaries: The Philly Chef Who Loves Yoga and Fruit Smoothies

Who I am: Michael Loughlin (@michaelalbertii), 37 Where I live: Manayunk What I do: I am the Executive Chef of Scarpetta Philadelphia, an Italian restaurant […]

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Introducing Be Well Philly’s August Studio of the Month: Aqua Vida

Happy August, Be Well Philly fam! With August comes the heat, sunshine — and feelings of never, ever wanting to leave anywhere with air conditioning. But […]

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Tuck Barre & Yoga Is Opening a Fourth Location in Northern Liberties

When a local studio opens their first location, it tends to be an all-in endeavor — tons of late nights, around-the-clock emails, and a massive […]

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Being “Good at Yoga” Doesn’t Mean What You Think It Does

Jenny Weinar is a Philly-based body positive psychotherapist and certified yoga teacher who’s passionate about helping clients struggling with disordered eating, chronic dieting, over-exercising and […]

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The Bourse Is Hosting $5 Yoga and Brunch Series This Summer

The summer pop-up fitness events just keep, well, popping up, and we are here for them all. The most recent one, “Breakfast Bootcamp,” starts this […]

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Be Well Philly’s Free Summer Yoga Series Is Back

If you haven’t caught on yet, Philly buzzes with pop-up fitness events in the summer. The best part: Most of them are free (!). We […]

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Monkey Yoga? Raccoon Yoga? Animal Yoga Has Officially Gone Too Far.

I’m not sure when we got our first press release about animal yoga. It was probably puppy yoga, and we all ooh’d and ah’d over […]

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This Collingswood Yoga Teacher Celebrated Her Birthday Week With a Glow-in-the-Dark Class

Who I am: Meghan Peters (@phat_girl_yoga), 42 at the start of the diary and 43 by the end Where I live: Collingswood, New Jersey What I […]

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Washington Square West Is Getting a New Barre and Yoga Studio

There are two types of fitness studio owners in the world. One is the entrepreneur who opens a sole location and doesn’t establish another for […]

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Where to Find Outdoor Yoga Classes Around Philadelphia

The arrival of spring and summer in Philly typically means the return of outdoor yoga season. While the pandemic dramatically altered gatherings of all kinds […]

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This Philly Sports Event Manager is Powered By Yoga and Kitten Cuddles

Who I am: Kelsey Lauder (@kel__rose; @straycatrelief), 29 Where I live: Point Breeze What I do: I am the live events operations manager at NBC Sports […]

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Avocado Toast and Goldie Shakes Star in This Pregnant Yoga Instructor’s Diet

Who I am: Lindsay O’Brien (@lindsay.ob), 33 Where I live: Fairmount What I do: I work in Drexel University’s Office of Equality and Diversity as an equal opportunity […]

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One of Philly’s Largest Free Yoga Series Is Returning to Race Street Pier

There’s a reason that getting a “change of scenery” has become a cliché at this point: It actually does work to clear your head. But […]