Fishtown: Yoga Instructor Strives for Deeper Impact Through Practice

Fishtown: Yoga Instructor Strives for Deeper Impact Through Practice

Contrary to its name, the wild ride that comes with owning Grace & Glory Yoga Fishtown is not always a smooth or graceful one for Brittany Everett. The yoga studio at 2220 Frankford Ave. is home of the Philadelphia location, the other Grace & Glory is found in New Jersey, and opened in 2015. Everett […]

 

Port Richmond: Breathing Room Yoga & Wellness Center Makes Yoga Affordable And Welcoming

Port Richmond: Breathing Room Yoga & Wellness Center Makes Yoga Affordable And Welcoming

Breathing Room Yoga & Wellness Center may be located in the heart of Port Richmond, but some may argue that it feels far away from the hustle and bustle of the city. The studio aims to be an escape to serenity, a place to unwind and “find some breathing room,” as their motto says. As […]

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South Philadelphia: Five Wellness-centered Businesses around East Passyunk

South Philadelphia: Five Wellness-centered Businesses around East Passyunk

Keeping up with health and wellness, both physical and mental, is made easy in South Philadelphia with the numerous gyms, wellness centers and organic-geared stores that have begun peppering the bustling neighborhood. Below are five places where visitors can approach health comfortably and at their own pace, whether that means stocking up on gourmet groceries […]

 

Health Beat: Five Things You Didn’t Know

Health Beat: Five Things You Didn’t Know

Philadelphians pursue health and wellness in a variety of ways. Trends come and go as people try new things and officials implement new laws to help keep people fit. Here are a few things you might not know about efforts to keep city residents healthy. 1. At Yoga on the Steps, an annual event that occurs each spring on the […]

 By Kelsey Kondraski and Shayna Kleinberg

Health Beat: Unique Fitness Studios

Health Beat: Unique Fitness Studios

Trendy fitness classes

As more people partake in different health and fitness trends, it stands as no shock fitness studios in Philadelphia are looking for different ways to spice up a work out. Those who find running on the treadmill a boringly daunting task might be pleasantly surprised to know Philly offers a plethora of unique fitness classes […]

 By Kirsten R. Griffin and Emma K. Jones

Fishtown: New Pharmacy Receives Positive Response from the Community

Fishtown: New Pharmacy Receives Positive Response from the Community

When pharmacist Kris Hunsicker opened Fishtown Pharmacy on April 1, he was not only excited to have his own business but also to be welcomed by the local residents. “I rehabbed the property myself, so I built our counters and our shelving,” Hunsicker said. The process of opening the pharmacy involved more waiting than Hunsicker had […]

 By Diana Cooper and Colin Lindsley

Kensington: St. Anne’s Senior Center Makes Lengthening Life Span a Priority

Kensington: St. Anne’s Senior Center Makes Lengthening Life Span a Priority

[vimeo 60130361] St. Anne’s Senior Citizen Center, an organization which has provided locals with activities and services for more than 30 years, strives to promote wellness and health programs to keep seniors part of the community longer. “While the centers for a long time have had health promotion and exercise programs, we are really focusing on […]

 By June Fredericks and Ross Ennis

Cedar Park: Local Studio Promotes Wellness in the Community

Cedar Park: Local Studio Promotes Wellness in the Community

On any given day in West Philadelphia, residents travel through the neighborhood via various public trolleys, all of which run past a variety of gift boutiques, organic eateries, bookstores and art and culture centers in the area. Studio 34, named after the 34 trolley that runs along Baltimore Avenue, has served as a healing, yoga […]