Category: Barre

Barre Anywhere

That’s right! You can do barre just about anywhere. All you need is a railing or counter top, music and enough space to swing your leg. I’ve even used the back of a chair and water bottles as hand weights. The hard part is remembering what to do. Hopefully I can help with this short…

Why you should “do Barre”

If you were blessed with good genes and have managed to maintain a slim figure without exercising you should consider starting to exercise regularly. There is such thing as ‘skinny fat’. This blog is not about skinny fat, it is about why you should exercise, however there are a few things you should know. People…

Continuing my Education in Vancouver

August 18, 2014 I was invited to join a friend in B.C. to attend a conference on how to operate a successful Music and Dance studio. Technically I am not a dance studio, however my attendance and accommodations are free – so how can I pass up this opportunity. My hosts for the weekend were…

I LOVE New York

Just back from New York City, visiting my husband, soaking in the energy and made it to a Pure Barre class. Now that is am home, I miss my husband even more. He has been away  since February 19, but he is coming home on April 18th – only 8 days to go. I also…

We’re in the BARRE Business

October 19n2013 It is official, @ The Barre is now running classes out of the Pilates 100 Studio at 205 Oxford Street. We have created a Facebook page and we have just launched a Group On promotion! Very exciting. We will start by offering just Barre classes. We have 4 classes on the schedule and have 2…

The Many Ways to CLAM

September 14, 2013 Clam, if you have not done this exercise you are missing out. You can clam standing, sitting, in 4 point kneeling or laying on your side and within these positions, you can modify in many ways. Add a band around your knees, a weight behind your knee, change the angle in which…

Continuing My Education at Canfit-Pro

August 19, 2014 I’ve just completed a weekend in Toronto at my first Canfit Pro Conference, THE fitness conference  in Canada! At Canfit we have access to world class presenters who bring the most current advancements in health & fitness. We were very fortunate this year as the conference coincided  Stott’s World Tour. All of the…