Mind and Body

Be Well Philly Reports…This Dreamy Poconos Summer Camp for Adults is Back — With Some Serious Upgrades

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by Caroline Cunningham, Be Well Philly Last year, when we shared that Rise Gatherings would be hosting a women-only summer camp (okay, “spring” camp) in the Poconos for a weekend of wellness, we were all, understandably, very stoked. I mean, reliving your childhood camp experiences while celebrating women empowerment and working on your physical and […]

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Tend and Befriend: The Science Behind Sisterhood

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Written by: Tami Astorino, co-creator of Rise Gatherings You are probably familiar with the “flight or fight” stress response. The idea that we have a primitive instinct to run or ramp up for a duel when faced with stress. The stress response causes the body to secrete stress hormones (adrenaline, cortisol, norepinephrine and others) into […]

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There’s a New Summer Camp for Adults in the Poconos (And It Sounds Lovely)

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This ladies-only camp experience comes complete with yoga, meditation, hiking, kayaking, acupuncture and more.  Originally published by Adjua Fisher on 3/22/2017 in phillymag.com Ladies, ladies, ladies: Go ahead and clear your schedules for May 12th through 14th. That, my friends, is when the ladies behind Rise Gatherings will be putting on their very first “women’s […]