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Say "tchau" for the summer to Havaianas; GAP has flipped their rotating pop-up shop next their Fifth Avenue flagship into a yoga studio. Designed to show off the new GAP collection of layering essentials and comfort wear, the shop tries to invoke a peaceful calm to combat the stress of the "...economy in the can, April showers lasting through June and subway fare hikes."
It's a super-quick pop-up, only lasting through July 22, but that's because it'll be offering free Saturday yoga classes for the month. Classes are limited to 12 participants, who will be gifted an eco-friendly yoga mat to go along with the complimentary lessons.
We've already got our call in for yoga reservations, but we're wondering how they'll pull off a class, even of only 12 students, in the store space as small as the pop-up. Will shoppers be staring at our butt as we downward dog and sun salutation on Saturday? In any case, sign up like, right now if you're interested: 212-330-8080.
Saturday, July 11 - Instructed by Ashley Turner (with Q&A)
10:00 a.m. Pure Body, Mind & Soul (1 hr.)
12:00 p.m. Pure Flow (1 hr.)
2:00 p.m. Pure Weight Loss (1 hr.)
4:00 p.m. Pure Power (1 hr.)
Saturday, July 18 - Instructed by Sadie Nardini
10:00 a.m. The Fierce Club Flow (1 hr.)
12:00 p.m. Learning to Fly (1 hr.)
2:00 p.m. The Fierce Club Flow (1 hr.)
4:00 p.m. Total Body Transformation (1 hr.)
· Find Your Center At Gap's Pure Body Studio On Fifth Avenue [Press Release]
· Sticker Shock: The GAP Design Editions Price List [Racked]
· Pop Ups: Flip Flop Ya Don't Stop With Gap and Havaianas [Racked]