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Barre Yoga 75 Min.


This class is taught by:

Laura Church

About the Instructor: Laura studied classical ballet for over
15 years, with additional study in contemporary, modern dance, yoga,
Pilates and Barre training.
“My method of teaching involves a lot of cuing and metaphor. I describe how a movement will feel in your body. One millimeter of positional adjustment within the body is monumental.
My own Pilates Master Instructor put it this way: Her dermatologist pointed to the arch of her eyebrow and, using her finger, raised it one tiny millimeter, which is about the thickness of a dime. That one-millimeter difference alters the way the face appears in a quite dramatic sense. And as you may know, this is true across the subtle and interconnected alignment of our body’s frame and musculature. But it is a poignant descriptor of what cuing those subtle adjustments within the body can provide. These cues are a distinct route to learning and feeling the strength and opening of the body that can occur over time with barre classes.
The philosophy of doing preparing the core at the start of class is to “wake” and engage the belly muscles, since they do the work of initiating and controlling movement throughout the class. While doing corework at the start of class, I use reminders throughout class to hardwire core engagement in preparing for any movement. This corework is a centerpiece to the six principles of Pilates: Concentration, Control, Centering, Precision, Breath, and Flow.”
----Laura Church, Certified Barre Instructor
Barre yoga combines strengthening and accessible exercises using the bar with yoga postures. Students build strength and resiliency through free weight training too. A class for all level students looking to mix up their yoga practice!

Upcoming classes:

  • Sat Jul 29 11:30 am - 12:45 pm with Laura Church
  • Sun Jul 30 11:30 am - 12:45 pm with Laura Church
  • Sat Aug 05 11:30 am - 12:45 pm with Laura Church
  • Sat Aug 12 11:30 am - 12:45 pm with Laura Church
  • Sat Aug 19 11:30 am - 12:45 pm with Laura Church
  • Sat Aug 26 11:30 am - 12:45 pm with Laura Church
  • Sun Aug 27 11:30 am - 12:45 pm with Laura Church
  • Sat Sep 02 11:30 am - 12:45 pm with Laura Church
  • Sat Sep 09 11:30 am - 12:45 pm with Laura Church
  • Sat Sep 16 11:30 am - 12:45 pm with Laura Church
  • Sat Sep 23 11:30 am - 12:45 pm with Laura Church
  • Sat Sep 30 11:30 am - 12:45 pm with Laura Church