the Cedars House rules

Eat. Train. Run. The Cedars House is a cafe, running hub, and personal training center at the start of Forbidden Drive in Philadelphia's beautiful Fairmount Park.

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

2 New Run Classes on Sunday mornings - Start September 19th!

Back by Popular Demand. . . Again!
Coach Gena's Couch to 5K! Beginners' Running Class

Tired of talking about running and not actually doing it?  We will start with some basic walking and running intervals and train you to finish your first 5K!  Only requirements: running sneakers and motivation!

Sundays at 8 am
6 weeks
starts on Sunday, September 19th

Stop by the Cedars House, call 215-242-3121 or e-mail with questions and to register!
Cash, credit cards, and checks (made payable to The Cedars House) welcome.

Coach Gena's Beyond the 5K: Training for the Turkey Trot!
Need to keep your groove on and maybe take it up a notch?  This motivating class will help you to stay focused on your running while preparing you for an even more challenging run - the local Turkey Trot, a 5 mile out and back run that starts and ends at The Cedars House.  Training will include work on form, speed, and distance.  Those who need some help staying motivated or just want a bigger challenge are encouraged to attend!

Sundays at 9 am
8 weeks
$10 discount to those who completed Gena’s Couch to 5K!
starts on Sunday, September 19th

Stop by the Cedars House, call 215-242-3121 or e-mail with questions and to register!
Cash, credit cards, and checks (made payable to The Cedars House) welcome.

Monday, August 23, 2010

New Pilates Series starts 9/16

Mat Pilates with Page!
6 weeks
Thursday afternoons @ 4:15
begins on September 16th 

drop-ins (after week 1) must have had some experience with mat pilates
$15 per class
please call first if weather seems uncooperative for outdoor practice

Stop in, call 215-242-3121, or e-mail to register.  Checks, cash and credit cards welcome.

Fitness Coach Page Gilmore
Page Elizabeth Gilmore holds a B.A. degree in Broadcast Journalism from North Carolina State University. She has been in the fitness industry for 23 years and now specializes in Mat Pilates 1 & 2, Spinning/Cycling, BOSU Ball, Group Fitness and Personal Training. She also coaches field hockey and teaches yoga to kids. Page likes to combine strength, cardio and flexibility to help people look and feel better! When she is not training, Page loves spending time with her husband and three daughters.

Forbidden Drive @ Northwestern Avenue
Fairmount Park

Yoga & Meditation in the Meadow

Yoga & Meditation in the Meadow
a 6 week outdoor yoga class incorporating yoga, meditation, writing & dialogue
Wednesday mornings @ 9:15
class length is 75 minutes
begins on September 15th

cost of 6 week series: $95
drop-ins $18 per class (please call first if weather is uncooperative for outdoor practice)

call 215-242-3121, e-mail, or stop-in to register

Amy Holdsman has been a professional in the Philadelphia nonprofit world for the last two decades, most recently as Executive Director of White-Williams Scholars, a 210-year old nonprofit organization that provides financial, academic, and social support to high achieving Philadelphia public high school students from low-income families.  She is an avid yoga practitioner and has received her teacher certification from Dhyana Yoga in 2007. She sits on the board and serves at the Outreach Chair of Yoga Unites, a nonprofit organization that uses the four modalities of yoga, meditation, writing, and dialogue as a curriculum for health and well-being in at-risk communities. Amy and her husband, Kenny live in Mt. Airy with their two boys, Greg and Danny

Forbidden Drive @ Northwestern Avenue
Fairmount Park

Monday, August 2, 2010

Schedule Your Massage or Nutrition Counseling Today!

Massage Therapy and Nutrition Counseling are available at the Cedars House
schedule your appointment today!

Massage with Tracy:
Fridays: 9 am - 2 pm
Saturdays: 9 am - 2 pm

Nutrition Counseling with Amy
Mondays: 9:30 - 11:30 am
Wednesdays: 4 - 7 om
Thursdays: 9:30- 11:30 am
Massage: $80/hour
Nutrition Counseling: $95/hour (packages available)

call 215-242-3121 or e-mail to schedule your appointment today!


Forbidden Drive at Northwestern Avenue
Fairmount Park

Thursday Yoga at 10 am & Evening Hours!

Please note that Outdoor Yoga with Amanda this Thursday begins at 10 AM.  
Friday Yoga is at 7 AM

Also, the Cedars House will be open on Thursday evening from 6 pm - 8:30 pm.  Hope to see you there.