PD Moves

PD Moves is a group fitness program designed specifically for people living with Parkinson’s disease to help reduce the progression of the disease. The Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center, part of the Penn Medicine Neuroscience Center at Pennsylvania Hospital is partnering with The Sporting Club at The Bellevue to offer a fitness program designed specifically for individuals with Parkinson’s. …

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Natalie Gulla, a personal trainer at The Sporting Club at The Bellevue, recently won the 100% RAW Powerlifting Federation World Championship. Below she tells us about her journey to the title. I wasn’t always into powerlifting, my athletic career started with something very different, on the other end of the spectrum even; I was a cheerleader. Although, before #girlswholift started trending …

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Chiseled From Stone Body Sculpting Show Center City Gym Philadelphia The Sporting Club

The Sporting Club at The Bellevue is thrilled to announce the winners of our Chiseled From Stone Body Sculpting Show. We are incredibly proud of all the winners and participants, and would like to thank them for their hard work and dedication. The competition possessed several categories including: Aphrodite – Female Bikini Competition Athena – Female Figure Competition Hercules – …

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Students Run Philly Style Day at The Sporting Club at The Bellevue

Students Run Philly Style (Students Run) is a mentoring organization that uses long distance running as the catalyst for the relationship between the student and their mentor.  The program, now in its 10th year, serves Philadelphia youth aged 12 to 18 by providing them a volunteer adult mentor who trains with them 3 to 4 times a week.  The students …

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Originally Posted MARCH 12, 2014 / New York Times / By ROBERT STRAUSS PHILADELPHIA — I DON’T blanch as the guy in the green muscle shirt posts me up, six feet from the basket. He is 30 years younger, four inches taller and 25 pounds of muscle heavier. He gets the ball and goes up for the shot, but my arm flashes …

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The Sporting Club  at The Bellevue will be hosting Fight Night 5 on Friday April 4, 2014. Fight Night is an annual boxing event that matches members of  The Sporting Club. Proceeds for this event benefit Parkinson’s Research at the University of Pennsylvania. Fight Night 5 will take place at The Sporting Club where the basketball court is converted to an unforgettable …

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We would like to welcome the Calamari Sisters back to Philadelphia for their brand new comedy show, The Calamari Sisters Big Fat Italian Wedding. If you didn’t get a chance to see the show last year, don’t miss it this time around! Performances begin February 20th at Penn’s Landing Playhouse. “When the Calamari Sisters bulldozed upon the musical comedy scene, who …

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Check out VaihAyasa Aerial Yoga and Pilates AerTM at The Sporting Club!  Stop by the front desk to purchase Master Personal Training Sessions that may be used for Aerial Yoga and Pilates AerTM training with Fania.                           What is VaihAyasa Aerial Yoga? VaihAyasa is Sanskrit for “being or moving …

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PD Moves Sporting Club Fitness Program for Parkinson's Philadelphia

PD Moves is a group fitness training program designed specifically to help reduce the progression of Parkinson’s disease. The Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center, part of the Penn Medicine Neuroscience Center at Pennsylvania Hospital is partnering with The Sporting Club at The Bellevue to offer a fitness program designed specifically for individuals with Parkinson’s. Recent research indicates that regular …

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