Graduate Hospital: Nonprofit Yoga Studio Reaches Out To Diverse Populations

Graduate Hospital: Nonprofit Yoga Studio Reaches Out To Diverse Populations

Executive Director Wes Tudor and his group of instructors at Raja Yoga and Meditation Center of Greater Philadelphia are breaking down financial barriers and changing perceptions surrounding yoga one downward dog at a time. In 2010, Tudor opened Raja Yoga after realizing Graduate Hospital was one of the few areas near Center City without a […]

 

Brewerytown: Yoga & Movement Sanctuary Brings A New Kind of Fitness to Girard

Brewerytown: Yoga & Movement Sanctuary Brings A New Kind of Fitness to Girard

In April, Brewerytown residents welcomed the Yoga & Movement Sanctuary on 2623 W. Girard Ave. with curiosity and eagerness. It’s co-owners, Emile Sorger and Noah Julian, had both been teaching yoga at various studios in the city for years before a developer at MM Partners LLC gave them the opportunity to open their own. Julian explained what […]

 

Germantown: Drum Choir Promotes African Awareness

Germantown: Drum Choir Promotes African Awareness

The sounds of drums playing could be heard all throughout the day and carried into the night. Hardly ever stopping for a short break, the drums beat on and on at the Ausar Auset Society second annual Drum Percussion Choir hosted at 6008 Germantown Avenue. “It’s a great event,” Saantis Davis, marketing specialist and organizer […]

 By Gabrielle Holak and Michael Brady

University City: Buddhist Meditation Heals at Studio 34

University City: Buddhist Meditation Heals at Studio 34

Seven women and two men sat rigidly still on metal chairs as Salena Alberti, a teacher from the Amitayus Kadampa Buddhist Center, dictated the proper methods of meditation. “Just allow your mind to rest at the tip of your nostrils,” Alberti said in a pleasant monotone. Alberti leads a Buddhist mediation class at Studio 34, […]