What’s your workout mentality?

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By: Fred DeVito, exhale co-founder and the ultimate fitness aficionado As a young barre teacher, back in the 80’s and 90’s, most students came to my class 4-5 times a week like clockwork. They loved the technique — because it challenged them constantly and it gave them fast and noticeable results. Back then, it was … Read More

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KATIE’S EXHALE TRANSFORMATION STORY

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When Katie first came to exhale with a 30-day unlimited class package, she was recovering from a life-altering car accident and brain surgery. Here’s her incredible story of building strength and mindfulness at exhale – one class at a time. First, please indulge me in some brief (kind of) background info. I was hit by … Read More

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The Curl: Mothership of Every Core Fusion Barre Class

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In exhale Barre classes, our Core Conditioning Series follows a pattern: Flat Back, Round Back, and finally the Curl – which introduces a progressive challenge of increased spinal flexibility with each position. All three exercises address two fundamental needs: strengthening the core while building flexibility in the back. Joseph Pilates always preached that the “supple … Read More

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ROUND BACK: FLAT BACK’S BEST FRIEND (AND WHY IT’S YOURS TOO)

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Round Back is a classic barre exercise: it has roots with Lotte Berk, the founder of the barre technique back in the 1960’s. It’s also a functional exercise position for gymnastic and springboard diver athletes. A staple in core conditioning exercises in every barre class, Round Back is the second exercise position in your core … Read More

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Why Your Body is Craving a Post-Workout Massage

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If you’re active, busy, and constantly plugged into emails and texts (sounds familiar…) getting an hour-long massage sounds like an indulgence you don’t have time for. But here’s your wake-up call: it could be the most productive hour of your week, especially if you’re very active. Here’s why. Our bodies respond to everything we do … Read More

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A successful working mom asks exhale to help her lose weight and regain emotional equilibrium

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By Lyss Stern, exhale member, Author and Founder of Divamoms.com I did a double take. It was March 2016, and I was watching an interview I had just done on a news show. I’m an author, mother of three and the creator of Divamoms.com, a New York City-based media and events company for moms, and … Read More

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YOUR SUMMER HOROSCOPE

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Here’s what’s in the stars for you this summer – and what you’ll need most at exhale. Aries: Don’t be surprised as emotions arise with Mars in retrograde this month. Power through them in the studio, and instead of letting them overrule your actions, focus on you instead. Taurus: This month brings the sun and … Read More

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I tried exhale’s new cardio class…(and didn’t die)

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By Emily McNeely, exhale’s Marketing Coordinator + Copywriter (and new Cardio convert!) I’m just going to come right out and say it: cardio is not my thing. As a former professional ballet and modern dancer, I recall (with a grimace) the many hours I spent on a treadmill attempting to increase my stamina for a … Read More

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