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21 Plank Avenue | Paoli, PA 19301

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PILATES BARRE


This class is taught by:

Brenda Elko

SPINNING, BARRE, ZUMBA, PILATES, COREALIGN, AERIAL YOGA,  POWERSTRIKE & BOXING, P90X CERTIFIED. ALSO TEACHES ZONE,  ZUMBA STEP, & ZUMBATOMIC
 
Brenda Elko is AFAA certified & has over 20 years experience in the fitness industry managing & instructing group fitness programs in Milwaukee, Connecticut, & locally from Great Valley & Paoli Health Clubs, The Edge in Frazer & Exton, Volant in Downingtown, & most recently Fairmount Athletic Club.

As a competitive swimmer in high school in Rio de Janeiro, Brenda has always loved athletics, but coincidentally began her passion for fitness classes at Suzanne Olson's studio in Washington, DC. Upon moving away from the DC area, she managed several group fitness programs in the Milwaukee area while obtaining a master's degree in Human Resources from Marquette University & a bachelor's degree from Georgetown University.

Brenda holds certifications in: Pilates Full Equipment & Mat, Zumba programs, Bokwa Dance Fitness, PowerStrike Kickboxing, Atletica, Barre Fitness, Yogafit, Crossfit, Spin Star 3, Aerial Yoga, Core Align, Aerial Yoga, Body Pump & has developed many other programs throughout the years.

Her previous career of 15 years was with the Central Intelligence Agency where she worked for Ben Affleck's character in the movie Argo. She was undercover traveling to many parts of the world during most of her Agency career until her last assignment in Human Resources where she managed the diversity program.

Brenda has been married for 31 years & enjoys traveling & the outdoors with her husband. 

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 blend of Pilates for Core strengthening and Barre conditioning to lengthen and strengthen the entire body, especially thighs and buttocks.

Upcoming classes:

  • Sun Jan 20 10:00 am - 10:55 am with Brenda Elko
  • Mon Jan 21 5:15 pm - 6:00 pm with Kate H Heindel
  • Sun Jan 27 10:00 am - 10:55 am with Brenda Elko
  • Mon Jan 28 5:15 pm - 6:00 pm with Kate H Heindel
  • Sun Feb 03 10:00 am - 10:55 am with Brenda Elko
  • Mon Feb 04 5:15 pm - 6:00 pm with Kate H Heindel
  • Sun Feb 10 10:00 am - 10:55 am with Kate H Heindel
  • Mon Feb 11 5:15 pm - 6:00 pm with Kate H Heindel
  • Sun Feb 17 10:00 am - 10:55 am with Brenda Elko
  • Mon Feb 18 5:15 pm - 6:00 pm with Kate H Heindel
  • Sun Feb 24 10:00 am - 10:55 am with Brenda Elko
  • Mon Feb 25 5:15 pm - 6:00 pm with Kate H Heindel
  • Sun Mar 03 10:00 am - 10:55 am with Kate H Heindel
  • Mon Mar 04 5:15 pm - 6:00 pm with Kate H Heindel
  • Sun Mar 10 10:00 am - 10:55 am with Brenda Elko
  • Mon Mar 11 5:15 pm - 6:00 pm with Kate H Heindel
  • Sun Mar 17 10:00 am - 10:55 am with Brenda Elko
  • Mon Mar 18 5:15 pm - 6:00 pm with Kate H Heindel
  • Sun Mar 24 10:00 am - 10:55 am with Brenda Elko
  • Mon Mar 25 5:15 pm - 6:00 pm with Kate H Heindel