Get Out on the Dance Floor

Would you like to be a part of the most epic Philly dance party ever? Now you can! Come be a part of the 7th annual Philadelphia Dance Day on Saturday, July 30th. Philadelphia Dance Day is a non-profit festival featuring more than 25 FREE workshops, live performances, and classes taught by some of the best-known instructors. Everyone

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Race with Mimi: Boxers’ Trail 5K Run/Walk 2016

Calling all first-time racers. Are you like WDAS radio personality Mimi Brown, someone who (like many of us) have imagined one day going across a finish line? Well, here’s your chance. The Boxers’ Trail 5K Run/Walk is the perfect race for every experience level, whether you plan to walk or run the race. The course takes

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Coolest Philly Pools for Summer Fitness

Splashing, stretching, dancing, laughing and playing. That’s what you can expect at Swim Philly’s Philly Powered pool fitness Aqua Zumba ® and poolside yoga classes ( many are graciously taught by instructors from The Yoga Habit) this summer. Swim Philly classes are free for everyone and hosted at five different Philly Parks and Recreation pools

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Philadelphia Is One Big Waterpark by Mica Root

Looking for affordable ways to stay active in the summer heat? You couldn’t be in a better city. Philadelphia has 70 outdoor public pools, more than any other city in the United States. During pool season – which started last week (check out the opening schedule here) – these pools are open to everyone, entirely

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Have You Heard of GirlTrek? You Can Thank Us Later.

Whatever Philadelphia resident Susie Paige does, she gives her all. And then some. For 25 years, Susie has been a member of Nazarene Baptist Church in North Philadelphia. She’s taught Sunday school there and is involved with the women’s health ministry too. Back in April, Susie and a group of other Nazarene congregants were taking

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Latinas in Motion Peace and Love Run 5k

  Latinas in Motion provides an atmosphere that fosters a community of women living healthy lifestyles and these courageous ladies are proud to bring you their second annual fun run! Join them for a family-friendly fun morning of healthy exercise and entertainment. For runners and walkers, it’s a beautiful, scenic 5k run. For children, it’s their own rousing

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Register now for the Roots, Rock and Run!

Roots, Rock, Run 5k is a GrassROOTS Community Foundation community engagement activity. On June 4th, GrassROOTS in collaboration with Chairman of the Board, Tarik “Black Thought” Trotter of the The Roots and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, will lead a community 5k walk/run. GrassROOTS goal is to create an interactive, fun, neighborhood-based health promotion event that

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Volunteer Outdoors for LOVE Your Park Week

  • Date:
  • May 10, 2016
  • Time:
  • 11:00 am- 2:00 pm
  • Location:
  • Sister Cities Park 18th St. & Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA
  • Cost:
  • Free!
  • Website:
  • http://loveyourpark.org/ →

 May 7th -14th is “Love Your Park” Week! During this week over 100 organizations will help to clean, green, and celebrate Philadelphia parks. This is a great opportunity to get out and show your appreciation for the many parks and green spaces that our city has to offer (not to mention sneak in some much needed

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Finding Inspiration on Instagram

    Philly Powered is awed when we achieve our mission to make a difference in peoples’ lives. We posted a mid-week reminder on Instagram to encourage everyone to stay on track with fitness goals and do what you love. The response from one of our Philly Powered ambassadors reminded us that the road to a healthy lifestyle is

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