Virtual Work Outs, The New Normal

Written by Shelby Dorsaint Since the pandemic, working out at home has become the new normal. With the luxury of exercising in the comfort of your home, it can still be frustrating. Where do I start? Without much available equipment or space, it could get stressful. Luckily with remote settings and resources such as Facebook

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Get Fit Saturdays Are Back!

Written by Shelby Dorsaint You heard it right! Get Fit Saturdays are back on!  In the midst of the pandemic, Murrell Dobbins Career and Technical High School are offering events virtually. The school is located at 2150 W Lehigh Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19132. Get Fit Saturday events are happening from now until the end of April. They

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Join City Fit Girls!

Written by Shelby Dorsaint Looking for a free and low-cost way to be active virtually? City Fit Girls is a Black-owned business run by Kiera Smalls and Takia McClendon. The business took off in 2013 and has been thriving ever since. City Fit Girls is a fitness community in Philadelphia, encouraging people of all fitness levels

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Yoga is for EveryBODY @ Murrell Dobbins High School

  Philly Powered Yoga Classes Brought to You by Roots2Rise Murrell Dobbins High School located at 2150 W. Lehigh Ave. Saturdays from 11:00am-12:00am   September 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th October 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th These classes are FREE and open to the community! Children under 18 can participate parental permission.   BRING YOUR OWN MAT OR

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Fitness at the Free Library!

Fitness at the Free Library’s of Philadelphia The Free Library of Philadelphia is known for enriching minds, but did you know that it is also a great resource for the body? Many different libraries across the city of Philadelphia are hosting health and wellness events for FREE throughout the summer. People of all ages and abilities

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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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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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Zumba 4 Purpose

  • Date:
  • June 30, 2017
  • Time:
  • 8-10 pm
  • Location:
  • St. Paul Presbyterian Church, 22 E. Chestnut Hill Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118
  • Cost:
  • $10
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  Looking for some good ole’ Friday night fitness and fun? Come out and Zumba® 4 Purpose with Zumba® Instructor Deirdra Rich! This $10, 2-hour Zumba® experience will support Danse4Nia Repertory Ensemble, Inc. in Germantown. Photos by Alexander Iziliaev/iSasha Media For more info check out the flyer here: Zumba Party Flyer 2017

Get Your Swim On!

  Pool season has officially begun! Stay cool this summer and let’s top 1 million swims! Click below to read the Mayor’s Blog, locate your pool on a map, and find opening day at your pool. 2017 Philadelphia Public Pool Season

Why We Should Bike to Work This Week (& Every Week)

by Anna Petruncio Nelson   May is Bicycle Month, this week is Bike to Work Week, and this Friday, May 19 is Bike to Work Day! Philadelphia is full of bicycle events this month to celebrate even more bike lanes in the city! Indego, Philadelphia’s bicycle share, just celebrated its 2nd birthday, touting 1.2 million rides

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