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.
Sarah Kim instructs the following:
We believe you can fly!
Aerial Yoga uses a soft fabric hammock to allow the student to get deeper into traditional yoga poses or assist with poses, such as inversions, that otherwise may take years to accomplish. The body is fully or partially supported to assist or gain strength in stabilizing muscles that normally would not be challenged as much. The core is deeply challenged allow the body to move in space. Deep tissue massage is one of the many benefits of the hanging poses in areas of the body that hold onto tension, such as hips & shoulders. Benefits of inversions in a pose like sacrum wrap, include traction & decompression of the spine & increased circulation to the brain.
BUFF BARRE XPRESS
A 45 minute Barre workout emphasizing thighs, seat & CORE.
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.
~ NEW ~ AIRBARRE
We are taking your BARRE workouts to new heights!
Here's what you can expect :
A grounded practice. We will be using the silk hammocks as a prop. There will be no inversions and nothing airbourne! You will be grounded the entire class!
Total body muscle conditioning for upper body, thighs, seat and core strength!
Great class for improving balance!
This is an "All Levels" class.
20/20/20 TRAINING(outdoors for part of the class, weather permitting)
A PERFECT blend of cardio/strength/core training -- each workout segment/block is 20 minutes in length. Formats change each week for the ultimate challenge. What to bring/expect: wear athletic, supportive shoes, expect focused training(body weight exercises, cardio and drills outside or inside with treadmill and/or rower, Boxing, strength training with weights) in each 20 minute training block.
Heart rate straps recommended to monitor exercise intensity.
A blend of Pilates for Core strengthening and Barre conditioning to lengthen and strengthen the entire body, especially thighs and buttocks.