Walk on Water with Aqua Vida’s Stand Up Paddle Classes


At the end of her emails, Jana Mars signs off with "make some waves." It's a fitting valediction for a woman whose career - and name are centered on water.


Meditation Sanctuary

We want our meditation practice to become a sanctuary, so that every time you come to meditate you have this feeling of coming home to a place of refuge within. 

The guided meditation below does just that. 

Here are 5 tips to aid in the creation of a meditation sanctuary of your own. 

•   Try to meditate around the same time and place if possible in order to create a habit of meditation. With time, you will drop into your meditation practice with ease.


Spotlight in Philadelphia Magazine ~ 50 Best Philadelphia Fitness Events

Calling all fitness fiends! Consider this list of the 50 best fitness and healthy-foodie events your ready-made to-do list for the next year.


Spotlight in Real Woman Magazine ~ Local Living Section ~ Summer 2016

Real Woman is a magazine for women looking to balance their health, fitness, family, work—and everything in between.


The Health Benefits Of Drinking Fruit Infused Water

There are a lot of questions floating around about one of the latest trends you’ve likely seen at the practice field, the gym, the office, and practically everywhere else: fruit infused water.


Spotlight on Fitt.co - Fitt PHL - 8 Fit and Active Ways to Hit the Water This Summer in Philly

Philly’s hot, humid summer is officially here. And man, do we need to escape the heat.

We’ve always got weekends at The Shore, but when the tourists invade, try these eight watersports right in Philly instead. From kayaking to stand-up paddleboarding to swan boats, there’s plenty of ways to get active on the 215’s waterways. (All conveniently located within/near the city.)

A Kayaking Social in Manayunk


Best of Philly 2016 - Best On-Water Activity!

Drumroll please...Aqua Vida has just been named Best of Philly's Best On-Water Activity under the Health & Fitness Section for 2016! 

No one does the water quite like we do ~ from increasing your quality of life by leveraging the balancing + healing powers of water with our Floating Yoga + Meditation classes, to taking your fitness to the umpteenth level with our Floating Boot Camp, to honoring + nurturing our waterways and environment with our Seva Events to prevent the end of something good, Aqua Vida is certainly one-of-a-kind.


Spotlight on uwishunu.com - Top Places To Do Outdoor Yoga In Philadelphia This Summer

From Yoga on the Pier offered seven days a week to pop-up classes at awesome spots like Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens, there are tons of yoga experiences to partake in this summer at locations all around town.

Choose to stretch it out on the grass, spread your mat beneath the beautiful Benjamin Franklin Bridge or even strike a pose on a paddle board atop the Schuylkill River. Note: most classes are BYOMat.

Below, we’ve got 17 (!) places to participate in an outdoor yoga class this summer.


Featured at #11: Floating Yoga

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