FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Philadelphia yoga on the banks begins Saturday May 6th
April 25, 2017
Philadelphia, PA – Philadelphia’s popular, outdoor yoga classes begin on the Schuylkill Banks on Saturday, May 6th 2017 at 11:00am. Classes take place on the banks of the Schuylkill River at 25th and Locust Streets and are open to all levels of participants. Yoga on the Banks is a community-supported program, and students pay-what-they-can for class participation (cash and Venmo are accepted). Classes last for one hour, and students are encouraged to bring their own mat, sunglasses, and water.
Yoga on the Banks will continue multiple class offerings in 2017, with weekly Saturday 11:00am classes, an 11:00am Sunday class and a 6:00pm Tuesday class. All classes will take place on the banks of Schuylkill River at 25th and Locust Streets.
“Our goal is to provide a fun, healthy outdoor activity for Philadelphians, and to make yoga accessible for everyone,” said Erin Gautsche, Co-Director of yoga on the Banks. “Classes are pay-what-you-can, and all donations go directly to support our certified teachers, assistants, and organization.” Philadelphia Yoga on the Banks’ schedule, and additional information, is available at www.yogaonthebanks.com. Weather considerations and immediate updates are announced on the Facebook group, https://www.facebook.com/groups/YogaOnTheBanks/.
About Yoga on the Banks
Philadelphia Yoga on the Banks began in the spring of 2014 to bring accessible, community-supported yoga to Philadelphia. Yoga on the Banks offers all-levels classes, taught by certified, experienced teachers in a welcoming, outdoor environment. Yoga on the Banks is excited to return to outdoor practice for our 4th year.
To learn more about Yoga on the Banks, please contact
Erin Gautsche, Co-Director
April 8, 2016: 12+ Spring Openings We’re Psyched for in Philly: http://www.uwishunu.com/2016/04/12-spring-openings-psyched-philly/
April 5, 2016: This is When Yoga on the Banks Starts (With Free Beer and Milkshakes for All): http://www.phillymag.com/be-well-philly/2016/04/05/yoga-on-the-banks-schedule/
July 8, 2015: Maria Shapely interviews students at Yoga on the Banks in this video:http://mynewphilly.com/get-philly-fit-yoga-on-the-banks/
April 15, 2013: Pay-What-You Can Yoga Returns to the Schuylkill Bankshttp://www.uwishunu.com/2015/04/pay-what-you-can-yoga-returns-to-the-schuylkill-banks-on-saturdays-sundays-and-tuesdays-starting-this-saturday-april-18/
March 23, 2015: Free Outdoor Yoga in Philly: Yoga on the Banks 2015 Schedule Announced http://www.phillymag.com/be-well-philly/2015/03/23/free-outdoor-yoga-philly/