Adriana Adelé's Fundraiser for Girls Who S.L.A.Y (Self Love And Yoga) / July 27, 2018

I started practicing yoga in Philadelphia just about two years ago. I had taken a long break after leaving my NY yoga studio home and moving back to PA (and sustaining a mind-opening shoulder injury). I came back to the mat to find myself and...

 
 
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Lauren E. Leonard /January 27, 2018

Lauren Leonard, the force behind Earlie Bird Productions, is a theater-loving writer and producer based in Philadelphia. The company aims to help citizens of this city share...

 
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A Philadelphia Walk at Dusk /January 23, 2018

One of my favorite things about living in Philadelphia is the juxtaposition of old and new. Sometimes, tucked away between two-hundred year old homes and trinities...

 
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Women's March /January 20, 2018

The Philadelphia Women's March took place on a warm and sunny Saturday. Although a job kept me from attending the morning portion, I made my way to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in the afternoon to...

 
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Adriana Adele at Torc Yoga /January 3, 2018

I met Adriana about a year and a half ago during my time working at Three Queens Yoga. We immediately connected- she's politically-driven, warm-spirited, witty, hilarious and...

 
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Fritz's First Birthday! / December 18, 2017

It's hard to believe that this little kiddo was born a whole year ago. He's growing so fast- and his personality is really shining through. He's determined, curious...

 
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John Heinz Wildlife Refuge /December 2, 2017

The days are shorter and our opportunity to spend time outdoors is limited. Lillian, her son Bennett and I travelled a bit outside of the city to the John Heinz Wildlife Refuge, a small oasis...

 
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An Afternoon with Vault & Vine /November 17, 2017

I had the awesome opportunity of spending a few hours at Vault & Vine in East Falls, Philadelphia. My good friend Sarah, whom I know from working at a local...

 
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Wroclaw, Poland /November 1, 2017

During my trip to Europe this fall, I was able to visit the motherland. My uncle, aunt and cousin journeyed from the Netherlands to spend a few days exploring...

 
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Be Well Philly Presents Summer Yoga Flow /August 9, 2017

I was at Dilworth Park, next to City Hall, on Tuesday to document this inspiring (and free!) yoga series. It's open to 150 members of the public and led by...

 
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Baby Bennett /May 1, 2017

My best friend brought an awesome little boy into the world during Easter weekend. Bennett is already bringing so many smiles and so much love into this...