Preventing Diabetes- Are You at Risk?

Preventing Diabetes – Are you at risk? The number of people with diabetes has skyrocketed in recent years. More than 1 out of 7 Philadelphia residents now has diabetes, and about a third have pre-diabetes. The good news is that diabetes can be prevented with changes in diet and exercise. Those changes can be challenging

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Yoga is for EveryBODY in a Community Space Near You

Yoga is a great way to stay balanced physically, mentally and spiritually. The tripod of health indicates that focusing on strength, flexibility, and cardiovascular / aerobic fitness contributes to that balance. Some types of yoga cover all three! There are many styles of yoga that accommodate every fitness level, from gentle beginners to vigorous advanced.

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Philly Spring Clean-Up, Gardening, Earth Day and More!

Philly is getting a jump start on Earth Day, which will  be observed on April 22nd, by taking steps to clean up its streets and neighborhoods! Join in on the fun and help by volunteering at one of the clean-up projects near you to help beautify our City one block at a time! Take a look

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National Walking Day!

Today is National Walking Day! There are so many ways to stay active- but walking is one of the simplest and is also FREE!! Take at least 30 minutes today, to try and go for a walk. Walking on a regular basis has so many benefits to improve your health and to live a longer

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Spring Is in the Air!!

Spring Is in the Air!   Spring is definitely in the air! And you know what that means? Many opportunities to stay active for free! Beginning in April, the popular spring training classes, hosted by Dilworth Park, will run for eight weeks. Classes include yoga, bootcamp workouts, zumba and group runs- no registration required. Just

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National Women’s History Month

National Women’s History Month Do either of these two places look familiar? Well, to wrap up the end of March and National Women’s History month, we wanted to highlight some of the influential women in Philadelphia– many of whom parks, playgrounds and recreation centers are named after. For more information on which locations are named

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Introduction to Juggling and Hooping

  CLASS – Introduction to Juggling and Hooping DATES – Saturday August 4th, 11th, 18th 25th TIME – 3:30-5:30pm LOCATION – 3245 Amber St Philadelphia PA 19134 COST – Four (4) 13gal bags of trash collected from the Kensington Triangle MAX – 6 students CLASS DESCRIPTION In this session we will be using handmade hoops of a variety

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Introduction to Stilt Walking

  CLASS – Introduction to Stilt Walking DATES – Saturdays June 2nd, 16th, 23rd, 30th TIME – 3:30-5:30pm LOCATION – 3245 Amber St Philadelphia PA 19134 COST – Four(4) 13gal bags of trash collected from the Kensington Triangle MAX – 6 students CLASS DESCRIPTION During this session we will be going over the basics of how to start

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Introduction to Aerials (Silks, Trapeze and Lyra) 4 Week Session

CLASS SCHEDULE – Circus Trash Monster CLASS – Introduction to Aerials (Silks, Trapeze and Lyra) 4 week session DATES – Saturday April 7, 14, 21, 28 TIME – 3:30-5:30pm LOCATION – 3245 Amber St Philadelphia PA 19134 COST – Four(4) 13gal bags of trash collected from the Kensington Triangle MAX – 6 students CLASS DESCRIPTION In this session we

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Trash Pick-Up Days for Circus Trash Monster

Block Clean-Up EVENT:  Trash Pick-Up Days for Circus Trash Monster – Trash pickup days in the Kensington Triangle LOCATION: Kensington Triangle (meet on the corner of E. Huntington St. and Lee St) 19125 DATE: Saturday, March 24th, 2018 Saturday, May 26th, 2018 Saturday, July 21st, 2018 TIME: 3:30-5:30PM *We provide trash bags, gloves, sharps containers

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