// ESTABLISHED //
// TEAM FOUNDER //
Joie Johnson Walker
// HISTORY //
Temple University established the first
PRETTY GIRLS SWEAT college team!
Letter from the captain: Hello everyone! This is Kennedi Van Eyken, the Temple University PGS Captain. I am a rising senior majoring in Athletic Training. As a chapter here at Temple University, we hope to follow in the steps of our founder Joie Walker. In 2012 she began this great organization on our beautiful campus. We encourage all of you to come out to our judgement free sweatshows. We promote community building and team work. Women are a crucial part of a community. By empowering each other, we can be limitless! This circle of safety and comfort while working out has been a movement embraced across campus and the Philadelphia community. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is not as intimidating as it may seem. Let us help you find new and creative ways to workout, eat right, and be whole in mind and spirit.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Who was the founding member?
Joie Walker (℅ 2014 and broadcast journalism major, African-American studies minor) is the founding member. Where is she now? Joie currently attends graduate school at Hofstra University pursuing a masters in Journalism.
Why should I join Temple University’s Sweat Sisterhood?
Becoming a member of Temple’s Sweat Sisterhood gives you access to free fitness events, merchandise and discounted prices on gear. PRETTY GIRLS SWEAT aims to establish ongoing relationships. Anyone can take a fitness class, follow fitness accounts on Instagram, or go to a health workshop. However, the Owl Sweat Sisterhood offers an experience of consistent team building and personal development beyond fitness. YOU ARE NOT ALONE! You have all your Sweat Sisters' support!
Do you all just work out?
We focus on unique workouts, life discussions, and delicious recipes! We also collaborate with other organizations whose missions align with strengthening bonds with women. We discuss the issues we face as women in college and how we can achieve success through healthy living! We tackle social issues and we provide a safe space for people to be open! NO JUDGEMENT.
FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM: @PrettyGirlsSweatTU + @PrettyGirlsSweat
CONTACT: PrettyGirlsSweatTU@gmail.com NEW MEMBERS WILL BE ADDED TO OUR GROUPME!
*General membership opens on the 1st of each month