Physique’s Rittenhouse boutique will open this Saturday, June eleventh.
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Physique 57, the health model combining cardio, barre, and power coaching, opens in Rittenhouse on June eleventh. / Photograph courtesy of Physique 57.The rumors have been brewing for months, and now they’re lastly true: Physique 57 is formally opening in Philadelphia.Loved by celebs comparable to Mindy Kaling and Ashley Blaine Featherson-Jenkins, Physique 57 combines cardio, barre, and power coaching in 57-minute, full-body exercises. It’s high-energy, crammed with artistic choreo, and designed to fatigue your muscular tissues (a.okay.a. the burn).Though based in 2006, the corporate’s East Coast studios primarily stayed in New York City. This weekend marks the primary time Physique will attain Philadelphians in their very own neighborhood, because of native health professionals Amy Feeney and Julie Fannin.Feeney beforehand owned Barre Focus Fitness in Haverford, the place Fannin additionally taught following her years as an teacher at Lithe Method, and which completely closed in 2020 as a result of pandemic. When the 2 of them heard that Physique 57 was franchising, they determined to maneuver ahead with a brand new enterprise and signed on as companions. The Philly location — housed in the two,800-square-foot former SLT area on sixteenth and Walnut streets — shall be Physique’s second franchise studio to open exterior of New York.The Rittenhouse studio will formally open to the general public this Saturday, June eleventh. To have fun the grand opening, there’ll be courses on Saturday and Sunday mornings (9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.), with post-workout treats and giveaways from native companies. After that, Physique will host courses every single day of the week — in the morning, at midday, and in the night.For the time being, they’ll supply three of Physique’s signature class types: Sculpt, Power Sculpt, and Power Sculpt Express. Sculpt is beginner-friendly and meant for anybody new to the Physique methodology or simply getting began with barre in common; Power Sculpt amps up the exercise a bit additional with extra intense power coaching variations and better reps; and Power Sculpt Express is a 45-minute model of the full-style class. (*57*) exercises are capped at 30 shoppers, and embody modifications so that each one ranges of health fanatics are supported.The full schedule of courses may be discovered right here. (P.S.: Private courses shall be accessible by appointment, and studio leases for occasions are additionally an possibility.)As for pricing, a drop-in class prices $32. There are additionally a number of class packages and memberships — together with month-to-month and annual — in addition to the choice to develop into a founding member, which supplies you limitless courses for $99 per 30 days. More data may be discovered on the studio’s web site.Physique 57 is situated at 1625 Walnut Street, second ground, in Rittenhouse.