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Hadas Kuznits
August 18, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An unconventional instructor led a yoga and meditation class on the grounds of Eastern State Penitentiary this weekend. Matt Engler says he first learned to meditate at Graterford Prison, now SCI Phoenix, where he was serving 20 years for home invasion robbery. "There...
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Justin Udo
May 19, 2019 - 4:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The famous ‘Rocky' steps, played host to a number of other fighters celebrating victories and remembering losses as well. More than 1,000 people gathered on the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art Sunday for Living Beyond Breast Cancer's Reach and Rise Yoga...
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April 20, 2019 - 8:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The South Philadelphia studio that brought you baby pig yoga got a little wild again this holiday weekend. Heather Binato, owner of Yoga Hive Philly, says Saturday was a "very special, exciting day." Why you ask? "We have Alpaca Yoga," she explained. So Alpaca Yoga...
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The month-long pop-up event offers free yoga classes from 9 to 10 a.m. every Saturday in February under the atrium in The Bourse’s main dining hall.
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Rachel Kurland
January 24, 2019 - 12:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There's no better reward for an intense calorie-cutting workout than a boozy brunch. The Bourse's newly opened food hall and SWEAT Fitness are teaming up to provide just that: SWEAT + SIP. The month-long pop-up event offers free yoga classes from 9 to 10 a.m. every...
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Hadas Kuznits | KYW Newsradio
December 01, 2018 - 6:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Some South Philadelphia yoga participants shared their practice with some unique guests this weekend. So, what is it like to do yoga with seven baby pigs? "They're definitely relaxing,” explained one woman. “Even just like when we had to close our eyes and...
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The Transformation Yoga Project offers yoga classes to inmates.
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Pat Loeb
October 07, 2018 - 10:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Yoga classes have been popping up everywhere in Philadelphia — in parks, on piers, outside City Hall. But perhaps the most unusual spot is inside the city's prison system, though given the mental, as well as physical, benefits attributed to yoga, there may be no place...
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World Laughter Day
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Justin Udo
May 06, 2018 - 3:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- For the last 20 years, the first Sunday in May has been dedicated to World Laughter Day. The purpose is to change the world in a peaceful and positive way through laughter. On Sunday in Fairmount Park, it was a mix of meditative breathing and a good hearty chuckle...
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Sunrise Yoga
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Mike Dougherty
April 07, 2018 - 11:31 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Saturday is World Health Day and people around the globe are getting the day started with fitness. An hour of sunrise yoga began at 6 a.m. on the Observation Deck of One Liberty Place. Event organizer Timothy Patch says it sets you up for a great day. "That kind of...
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