The best free & affordable yoga classes in Philly!

The Best Free & Donation Based Philly Yoga Classes You Need to Try This Summer

*Hi there! Super excited to have a guest post~ here on Ampersand. Just like how I love sharing cool new things with you, I love when people share awesome ideas/tips/events with me! Meet my friend Brianna–blog enthusiast & fan of Ampersand. Y’all can follow her here on Instagram.

Brianna

Brianna is a PR professional in the city of brotherly love. When she’s not working, you can find her watching goat videos, taking trips to Target or finding the best happy hour in the city. 

Before you get any crazy ideas from the title of this post, I’m not a yogi (not even a wanna be yogi), but as someone who often needs to decompress, I find yoga is an excellent option. I cannot put my leg over my head but I excel at laying still, usually falling asleep, at the conclusion of class.

I belong to a gym and prefer to do my workouts there – I pay, therefore I go. But as the warmer months hit, I find it hard to sit inside, knowing that I am missing out on sunshine. Enter free yoga because the lovely city of Philadelphia understands the need and desire to decompress outside. I use it as a way to see the city, meet new people and get a workout in. Plus, it’s trendy to do yoga and I like being trendy. I also like Instagram and Instagram-able moments – no shame in the game. 

Here is a breakdown of some of my favorite free (or donation based*) outdoor yoga classes in Philly!

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Likes & Favorites: Cool Things from The Blog Connect Conference

It’s been a while since I’ve done a likes & favorites! If you follow me on Snapchat or Instagram, you probably saw that I attended the PHL Bloggers 2017 Blog Connect Conference over the weekend. It was so awesome to get together with fellow bloggers & finally “meet” people I’ve gotten to know through social media over the past year (shout out to Chrystina for putting the whole event together!) Plus the speakers were absolutely phenomenal, and I feel like I learned a ton about blogging (stay tuned for some exciting changes!) While I could go on and on about all the amazing stuff from the weekend (#1 being free coffee all day because it was at the Saxby’s headquarters, #blessed), I wanted to share just a few cool things things I discovered at the conference that I think you’ll enjoy too. (But if you do want a full recap of the conference, Audrey has a great one here on Brunch at Audrey’s). Here’s the likes & favorites, blog conference edition.

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The Brunch Review: Mission Taqueria

It was my birthday a few weeks ago. It was also my friend’s birthday at the beginning of the month. What do two basic betches do for their birthdays? Brunch of course. Mission Taqueria, a trendy~ new mexican place, just opened in Center City. I went there for happy hour (v good) and they do brunch, so we dragged all our friends there because why not. Brunch: the gift that keeps on giving. 

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