Plenty of Fitness options on East Passyunk

PHOTO: Palo Santo Yoga and Wellness // Credit: Palo Santo Wellness
PHOTO: Palo Santo Yoga and Wellness // Credit: Palo Santo Wellness

East Passyunk is offering plenty of ways to keep those New Year’s resolution fitness goals.

The East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District offers an extensive collection of facilities such as gyms, yoga studios and personal training, including newly opened On Track Fitness alongside others like City Fitness, Ivy Rehab Physical Therapy, Massage Philly, Movement Source Pilates, Palo Santo Wellness, South Philadelphia Community Acupuncture, Super Loa, Sweat Fitness, Train & Nourish and Uprising ACM.

The recently launched On Track Fitness (1514 E. Passyunk Ave.) offers true personalized training in an affordable setting with a unique blend of one-on-one and small group fitness. The focused studio pairs its years of experience with its one-of-a-kind software technology, creating an effective and convenient training option to help clients reach their goals. Keeping in line with a smaller-scale, customized exercise experience, Train & Nourish (1621 E. Passyunk Ave.) provides women with a safe space to focus on nutrition and fitness, while partaking in a variety of personal training and group classes.

Those interested in a more traditional, larger venue to get their sweat on can sign up for gym memberships at the recently rejuvenated, tri-level Sweat Fitness (1509 E. Passyunk Ave.) or the new location of City Fitness (1701 E. Passyunk Ave.), which boasts a refreshing Shake Bar packed full of protein shakes and smoothies that compliment a post-workout cooldown in addition to its plethora of amenities and equipment options.

For low-impact exercise, Movement Source Pilates (1609 E. Passyunk Ave.) offers both private, semi-private and small group Pilates classes fit for every single body and individual, offering teachings on the Reformer, Cadillac, Mat, Chair and Ladder Barrel. Yoga courses and sessions are held at Uprising ACM (1839 E. Passyunk Ave.), a space dedicated to the wellness of all through integrating yoga, the arts and cultural events as well as at Palo Santo Yoga & Wellness (1707 E. Passyunk Ave.), which specializes in small-sized classes, yoga, movement, wellness, mantra, meditation, community events and more.

Finally, those in need of specialized recuperation or physical rehabilitation can get relief from Massage Philly (1635 E. Passyunk) or Ivy Rehab Physical Therapy (1843 E. Passyunk). which are each staffed with experts in their respective fields. The Avenue is also home to businesses that offer alternative and homeopathic wellness treatments, like South Philadelphia Community Acupuncture (1532 E. Passyunk Ave.), which offers a variety of services including therapeutic/pre-natal massage, shiatsu, cupping and reiki, and Super Loa (1746 E. Passyunk Ave.), the newly-opened CBD dispensary boasting top-tier quality, certified organic products aiming to assist in pain relief, focus, relaxation, anxiety and more.