Back to School with Very Local: Phys Ed

From dancing to fall hikes, this is not your high school gym class

by Very Local PGH
September 9, 2020

Welcome to Day 2 of back-to-school week at Very Local PGH. Today’s topic is Phys Ed. Whether you broke your finger the one time you participated in softball or you broke the school record in the mile, we have something for you. Today’s stories include walking tours and socially distant yoga classes. We choose some spots to go leaf-peeping and we profile PearlArts Studios. Consider this your cheat sheet; Ready, sweat, go.

Music meets movement at PearlArts Studios
Herman and Staycee Pearl are proof that sound and dance go hand in hand

Plan your outings to see fall foliage near Pittsburgh
Selfies required

Take a dance class in your living room
No partner required

Om at a distance: an updated guide to virtual and outdoor yoga classes
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Take a self-guided walking tour of Downtown Pittsburgh
Our self-guided walking tour can (safely) get you outside and amongst several Pittsburgh landmarks while enjoying a breath of fresh air

Self-guided walking tour of Oakland neighborhood history and art
From sculpture to sports, there is a lot of history you can explore in Oakland without stepping foot into a museum or library

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