Wet Barre(Cardio!) {Quickie}


This class is taught by:

Amanda R Robinson

Amanda is a New Jersey native, who began training in dance at the age of 3 and teaching the discipline at her local dance studio at the age of 13. During her teens, Amanda also studied classical ballet and pointe at the training school for the New York City Ballet, The School of American Ballet. During this time, she was casted as a member of George Balanchine’s, “The Nutcracker” and “A Mid-Summer Night’s Dream.” Amanda continued to dance throughout her college years on the nationally ranked TCNJ Dance Team, where she was captain her senior year. Currently, Amanda is a 3rd year veteran as an NBA Dancer for the Brooklyn Nets and has had the privilege to represent the brand performing overseas in eight countries including China, Italy, Brazil, Turkey, London, Spain, Jamaica, and Singapore. Performing over the years, Amanda has realized not only how important health and fitness is to her dance career, but also to everyday life. She understands conditioning on machines at the gym is not for everyone, including herself, and has found that Barre is an awesome total body workout that she cannot wait to share with you!

Amber Hirsch

Amber Hirsch graduated from the University of the Arts with a BFA in Dance Performance. In addition to her passion for dance, she has always had an interest in health and fitness and began to explore how the two can be brought together. In 2002, her journey into the fitness industry began as she immersed herself in learning as much as possible through different certifications and life experiences. Some of these certifications include NASM, AFAA, Practical Pliates, Spin and Scwinn. In 2010, her career found the perfect balance of dance and fitness when she began instructing at Local Barre and is now loving her position as Director of Fitness.

Olivia Bernardo

Olivia fell in love with cycling years ago as the ultimate way to de-stress and get those happy endorphins pumping. Prior to joining Wheelhaus Bikegarten, she instructed at the University of Miami (FL), the New York Sports Club, and the Bobbi Brown-owned 3Sixty Cycling Studio in Montclair, New Jersey. She is a certified instructor with Mad Dogg Athletics Spinning and Schwinn Indoor Cycling. Since her college days, Olivia has spent her years working in NYC at three of the top fashion magazines in the world. Still she maintains an intense passion for teaching, which is evident in her instructing style: she loves to transform newbies and avid riders into Wheelhaus powerhauses!

Amanda F Fontana

Amanda Fontana is originally from a small town outside of Pittsburgh, PA and started dancing at the young age of 2. She competed nationally in dance and went on to graduate Magna Cum Laude from Point Park University with a Bachelors of Arts in Musical Theater and a minor in Dance. Since her arrival to NYC post-graduation, she has been fortunate to work professionally as a dancer and choreographer. Her favorite credits include the national tours of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (Dance Captain, Silly Girl) and ELF the musical (Assistant Choreographer, Dance Captain, Swing). Newly married, she happily resides in Hoboken with her husband. Amanda is thrilled to be a part of such a talented team of Barretenders and can’t wait to share her knowledge and passion for dancing and fitness with you! Be sure to follow Amanda’s Instagram for class updates, health info, and inspiration to help conquer your fitness goals - @amandagracefontana

Andrea Ellis

Andrea Ellis was born and raised in New Jersey where she began dancing at the age of three. Throughout high school she studied dance extensively at Somerset County Vocational & Technical High School’s gifted and talented dance program, New Jersey Dance Theater Ensemble and New Jersey School of Ballet. Graduating from Montclair State University cum laude, she earned a BA in Communications with a minor in Dance. She is currently a member of Ariel Rivka Dance and Kaleidoscope Dance Theatre. Andrea is eager to bring her passion for dance and fitness to Local Barre!
A mixture of barre exercises, yoga, weight training, HIIT and core strengthening techniques. Be prepared for a challenging amount of plank runs, lunges, kicks and pulses. Grab an extra towel and try out our newest, SWEATIEST class yet. Sneakers are required. This class runtime is 45 minutes.

Upcoming classes:

  • Thu Apr 27 6:45 am - 7:30 am with Amanda R Robinson
    at Uptown
  • Thu Apr 27 8:45 am - 9:30 am with Amber Hirsch
    at West
  • Sat Apr 29 10:15 am - 11:00 am with Amber Hirsch
    at Uptown
  • Mon May 01 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm with Jennifer V Valdora
    at West
  • Tue May 02 6:00 am - 6:45 am with Olivia Bernardo
    at West
  • Tue May 02 6:45 am - 7:30 am with Amanda F Fontana
    at Uptown
  • Tue May 02 8:45 am - 9:30 am with Amanda R Robinson
    at West
  • Wed May 03 7:45 pm - 8:30 pm with Andrea Ellis
    at Uptown
  • Thu May 04 6:45 am - 7:30 am with Amanda R Robinson
    at Uptown
  • Thu May 04 8:45 am - 9:30 am with Amber Hirsch
    at West
  • Thu May 04 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm with Andrea Ellis
    at West
  • Sat May 06 10:15 am - 11:00 am with Amanda F Fontana
    at Uptown
  • Mon May 08 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm with Jennifer V Valdora
    at West
  • Tue May 09 6:00 am - 6:45 am with Olivia Bernardo
    at West
  • Tue May 09 6:45 am - 7:30 am with Amanda F Fontana
    at Uptown
  • Tue May 09 8:45 am - 9:30 am with Amanda R Robinson
    at West
  • Wed May 10 7:45 pm - 8:30 pm with Andrea Ellis
    at Uptown
  • Thu May 11 6:45 am - 7:30 am with Amanda R Robinson
    at Uptown
  • Thu May 11 8:45 am - 9:30 am with Amber Hirsch
    at West
  • Thu May 11 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm with Andrea Ellis
    at West