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21 Plank Avenue | Paoli, PA 19301

Tel: 610.993.9933

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BUFF BARRE


This class is taught by:

Karen Gartner Gartner

BARRE INSTRUCTOR
 
AFAA and Barre certified, Karen has extensive dance/ballet experience.   Karen leads her students on a journey towards the physical and mental benefits of exercise. Creating a comfortable, fun, relaxed yet challenging class, she helps each of her students reach beyond their expectations and hopes they will be rewarded by the changes they experience in their lives.

Stephanie Smith

AFAA GROUP FITNESS, AFAA PERSONAL TRAINING, BARRE, CONCEPT II ROWING, JILLIAN MICHAELS BODYSHRED, MAD DOGG SPINNING®, MAD DOGG SPINPOWER® CERTIFIED

Stephanie has always enjoyed teaching: beginning as an aerobics instructor in college, to a middle school English teacher after college, to a rowing instructor after having children. While pursuing many different career paths, Stephanie was ultimately led back fitness instruction where she currently enjoys teaching a variety of classes to multiple fitness levels. She loves to motivate others to become healthy and strong and wants her classes to be accessible to all fitness levels. Stephanie believes it’s important to keep the body guessing, so she strives to keep her classes fresh and new so participants stay challenged, achieve their absolute best, and are never bored. Stephanie’s goal is to keep you moving throughout every class – with a little bit of fun, of course! In order to expand her personal education and goals, she continues to actively pursue additional fitness certifications as well. In her spare time, Stephanie enjoys volunteering at her children’s schools, plus lots of outdoor activities and fishing with her family. Stephanie holds a Bachelors Degree in English and French from Ursinus College, and currently resides in Devon with her husband and two children.

Brooke Bathon

 
SPIN, BARRE & AERIAL YOGA INSTRUCTOR
 
Brooke has always been passionate about nutrition, health and fitness. While getting my B.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics, She religiously took barre, spin and yoga classes. This inspired her to become an instructor to motivate and inspire others to reach their fitness goals along their journey. Brooke choreographs and teaches up-beat classes that are creative and challenging, yet fun. Her objective is to leave each participant with a sense of personal accomplishment when they walk out that door.
 
During her free time, she enjoys running outside. Brooke has run half marathons and next on her bucket list is to complete a full marathon. 

Jackie Maloney

Yoga & Aerial Yoga Instructor
 
Her proclaimed mission in life is to help others and to make them feel good in all possible aspects. She began her yoga journey at the age of 11 when she was put in yoga as a means to handle childhood anxiety. It was after learning how healing yoga can be that she realized that it was mainly through yoga that she could create her purpose in life and bring health and love to her communities.
 
Always eager to bring more to her classes she regularly looks to further her education and have fun doing so. Her journey has brought her here where she is very excited to be part of the team and community!

Sarah Kim Vennard

Sarah Kim Vennard was born in Seoul, South Korea and grew up in upstate New York. She has love of biology, dance, and fitness. She trained at the NYSSSA, Albany Dance Institute, and the University of the Arts. Her company experience includes the Berkshire Ballet, EBA Dance Company, and the Penn Dance Company. She is a former Board Member for Dance and the Child International and a current member of the National Dance Educators Organization. She is founder and Artistic Director of Nova Dance Company and certified by American Ballet Theatre to teach their national curriculum. Combining her love of dance, Pilates, and yoga, she completed certification through Exhale to teach Barre fitness. SK is a former member of the dance faculty at University of Delaware and currently teaches company classes at Studio 180 and Purenergy Fitness Studio.
A classical approach to Barre training emphasizing upper body training sculpting with light weights, with thigh, seat & core sculpting. Barre emphasizes barefoot training(no shoes), but toe sox are highly recommended for support and grip in Barre classes.
 
Buff Barre is a full body workout designed to give you a defined core, toned legs and buttocks, sculpted arms incorporating a fresh approach to Barre training in every class. This yoga, pilates and ballet inspired class focuses on isolated exercises, alignment, flexibility and posture. Each section of strengthening exercises is followed by a deep stretch to create a long, lean look and increased range of motion. Motivating music and an elite, expert instructor staff will guide you through a total body workout that focuses on strengthening and lengthening every muscle group.

Upcoming classes:

  • Mon Dec 11 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm with Karen Gartner Gartner
  • Tue Dec 12 10:30 am - 11:30 am with Stephanie Smith
  • Tue Dec 12 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm with Brooke Bathon
  • Tue Dec 12 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm with Brooke Bathon
  • Wed Dec 13 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Jackie Maloney
  • Thu Dec 14 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm with Karen Gartner Gartner
  • Sat Dec 16 8:00 am - 9:00 am with Karen Gartner Gartner
  • Sun Dec 17 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Sarah Kim Vennard
  • Mon Dec 18 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm with Karen Gartner Gartner
  • Tue Dec 19 10:30 am - 11:30 am with Stephanie Smith
  • Tue Dec 19 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm with Brooke Bathon
  • Tue Dec 19 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm with Brooke Bathon
  • Wed Dec 20 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Jackie Maloney
  • Thu Dec 21 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm with Karen Gartner Gartner
  • Sat Dec 23 8:00 am - 9:00 am with Karen Gartner Gartner
  • Sun Dec 24 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Sarah Kim Vennard
  • Tue Dec 26 10:30 am - 11:30 am with Stephanie Smith