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21 Plank Avenue | Paoli, PA 19301

Tel: 610.993.9933

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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.

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.

Julie Avans

SPINNING, YOGA, HIIT INSTRUCTOR

Julie was a year-round high-school athlete who turned to group exercise classes in college as a way to stay fit and maintain athleticism. She began teaching classes in 2005 at Penn State and has taught ever since. Expect an eclectic playlist with music to match the mood of each drill. Julie will not only push you, but she will give you tools to motivate yourself!

Kate H Heindel

SPINNING, PILATES, YOGA INSTRUCTOR
 
A competitive swimmer as a youth, making it to the junior Olympics, then training and showing horses was the start of an active lifestyle. Team tennis then became my passion for 15 years in both singles and doubles. I've been in the fitness industry for over 25 years, teaching spinning, Pilates mat, Pilates small apparatus, step, advanced double step, Hatha yoga, PIYO, Barre, and kickbox.
A graduate from Villanova University in communications lead to a career as an assistant producer of television commercials on a national level. I now work with my sister in the family business promoting the company as a woman owned and operated on the Federal and state level.
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.
 
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:

  • Thu Jan 17 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm with Karen Gartner Gartner
  • Sat Jan 19 8:00 am - 9:00 am with Karen Gartner Gartner
  • Sun Jan 20 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Sarah Kim Vennard
  • Mon Jan 21 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm with Karen Gartner Gartner
  • Tue Jan 22 10:30 am - 11:25 am with Julie Avans
  • Tue Jan 22 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm with Kate H Heindel
  • Tue Jan 22 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm with Gwen Manney
  • Thu Jan 24 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm with Karen Gartner Gartner
  • Sat Jan 26 8:00 am - 9:00 am with Karen Gartner Gartner
  • Sun Jan 27 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Sarah Kim Vennard
  • Mon Jan 28 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm with Karen Gartner Gartner
  • Tue Jan 29 10:30 am - 11:25 am with Julie Avans
  • Tue Jan 29 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm with Kate H Heindel
  • Tue Jan 29 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm with Gwen Manney
  • Thu Jan 31 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm with Karen Gartner Gartner
  • Sat Feb 02 8:00 am - 9:00 am with Karen Gartner Gartner
  • Sun Feb 03 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Sarah Kim Vennard
  • Mon Feb 04 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm with Karen Gartner Gartner