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Love Your Body Barre Workout

Is it just me or does it seem like no one is really impartial to Valentine’s Day. People either seem to love it or hate it. Whether I’m single or in a relationship, I love any excuse to buy/receive flowers and eat chocolate. So count me in as a lover, not a hater! Ever since this blogging thang, I like to use Valentine’s Day as an excuse to celebrate loving myself, and to help you do the same! Last year, the Love Your Body Challenge was a huge hit. Thank you to everyone who participated last year. The feedback I got from this seven-day body confidence challenge is still fresh in my mind. You guys make it so easy for Read More

Ballet Booty and Thigh Barre Workout


Ballet Booty & Thigh Barre Workout

There’s no such thing as spot reduction. You can do crunches and tricep dips until the cows come home. But flat abs or slim arms are a matter of weight loss from a combination of cardio to burn calories, total body strength training to improve your metabolism, and an effective nutrition plan to help shed unwanted fat. BUT (please mind the pun), when it comes to the booty, that’s a whole other ballgame! Your lower body, especially that tush, is the one area we can really see quick and motivating results. One of the many reasons my lower body workouts are my favorite. With the right exercises, we can build, enhance, and firm up your rear-end! Dancers are known for their coveted lower Read More




Barre Circuit Workout

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard of barre workouts. There’s a million studios popping up all over the place and people are hooked. I would know because I’m a barre instructor in Carmel, CA! I fell in love with barre workouts a few years ago. The energy of the classes, use of the ballet barre, and fun music brought me back to my dancing days. It was only natural for me to become an instructor! Barre is a combination of Pilates, Yoga, and dance conditioning that sculpts and tightens your guns, buns, thighs, and core. Don’t be fooled by its low-impact, mainly isometric exercises (which consists of holding poses with isolated muscle fine toning movements). You can expect to Read More