If you are looking for an interesting workout routine that encompasses ballet practice with a bit of Pilates and yoga combined – think about taking a Pure Barre class. You don’t have to be a ballet dancer to take this class, just be willing to workout and have fun. According to an article in the Sun Sentinel on August 5, 2014, women can try out a class tonight at 7:30 p.m. at Next Door at C & I Studios, located at 537 NW First Avenue in Ft. Lauderdale. Admission is $25 for non-members and also includes a complimentary drink after the class.
Jeannine Martyankic learned about this routine from a friend in North Carolina and now Martyankic manages her own studio in Ft. Lauderdale. Her studio is located at 2408 North Federal Highway in Ft. Lauderdale with a daily schedule of classes to accommodate even the busiest of women. You can purchase a month of unlimited classes for $99. Check out her Pure Barre schedule or call 954-566-2202 for more information.
Pure Barre is a large franchise of over 200 studios across the country. It’s a workout that transforms the shape of a woman’s body with a combination of ballet dance moves, the toning of Pilates, and the relaxation of yoga in a 55 minute time frame. The Barre technique is low impact, so it’s easy on the joints with no jumping around. A dancer, choreographer, and fitness guru, Carrie Rezabek Dorr, founded pure Barre when she opened her first studio in 2001 in Birmingham, Michigan. In just a few years, Pure Barre became a popular franchise in July 2009. It’s not just a workout – it’s a lifestyle!