FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Philadelphia yoga on the banks returns for socially-distanced outdoor yoga
June 24th, 2020
Philadelphia, PA – Yoga on the Banks returns to the Schuylkill Banks for the summer of 2020. 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 donation-based. Classes last for one hour, and students are encouraged to bring their own mat, sunglasses, and water. In order to meet Philadelphia guidance for outdoor events during COVID-19, all Yoga on the Banks classes now require advanced registration, which can be completed through Facebook or Eventbrite. Masks are required.
Yoga on the Banks will continue multiple class offerings in 2020 with weekly Saturday 10:00am classes, an 10:00am Sunday class and a 7:00pm Wednesday 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, Director of Yoga on the Banks. “Classes are dontation-based, 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 7th year.
To learn more about Yoga on the Banks, please contact
Erin Gautsche, 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/