Month: October 2016

Gold Barre at Equinox

Gold Barre at Equinox

As part of my three day trial at Equinox, I had the pleasure of taking one of their latest class offerings, Gold Barre. Equinox describes this class as a more athletic approach to barre that stems from ice skating; its claim to fame is that […]

Equinox Three-Day Trial: A Review

Equinox Three-Day Trial: A Review

With the classpass price hike in NYC, an unlimited membership now runs a steep $190. When this news initially dropped, tons of NYC classpass-ers said they’d quit and join Equinox, but I get the feeling this was done in more of an “if XYZ person […]

305 Fitness

305 Fitness

A philosopher named Ludacris once said, “I want a lady in the streets but a freak in the bed.” If your standard Zumba class is a lady in the streets, then 305 Fitness is the freak in the bed. This class is basically Zumba on crack […]

Exhale – Core Fusion Barre

Exhale – Core Fusion Barre

This past weekend, I participated in Well+Good’s annual Fitness Biathalon, where participants take back-to-back workout classes at the studios of their choice. I’m not sure if I was more excited for the classes themselves or for telling my friends the night before that I can’t […]

Pure Barre

Pure Barre

I have to give Pure Barre some props because this is the studio that got me into barre – I did the intro month when I lived in the DC area, saw changes in my body, and got hooked. Pure Barre is the most prevalent […]

Bari Studio

Bari Studio

To be totally honest, I’m not really sure how to describe Bari’s offerings because they do so much. The studio, a small boutique in Tribeca, has three major offerings: dance cardio, sculpting, and trampoline cardio. These different activities are mixed and matched into a variety […]

The Bar Method

The Bar Method

The Bar Method is one of the OG barre studios in the game. Like Pure Barre and Barre3, it utilizes a franchise method, so studios are everywhere. Sadly, there is only one studio in Manhattan because they CLOSED THE MIDTOWN STUDIO! I am extremely sad […]