“If it doesn’t challenge you, it doesn’t change you.” It’s the quote coined by Fred that definitely sums up his barre teacher training theory! As half of the Core Fusion co-founding team, he travels the country training teachers to use their passion to change lives. Fred has been featured in numerous national health and fitness publications, and has made television appearances on dozens of national programs. He holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Physical Education and Health, as well as an ACE Personal Trainer Certification. Fred brings the knowledge he’s acquired from over 30+ years of teaching experience to each and every training he leads.


Otherwise known as the “thigh master,” you’ll smile thorough the burn as Elisabeth shows you how to teach a challenging and engaging barre class. As co-founder of Core Fusion, Elisabeth co-directs exhale’s class programming, teacher trainings and retreats. With a background in dance, she has always emphasized position and alignment in her 30+ years of teaching experience. She regularly appears as a fitness expert on national TV including The Today Show, ABC News, CBS This Morning, Entertainment Tonight and Dr. Oz. She has a degree in Dance Education from the Hartford Ballet, and also has a 200-hour Yoga Alliance certification.


I've been teaching Barre classes for almost 20 years, originally at the Lotte Berk Method in New York City with Exhale Fitness Program Creators, Fred DeVito and Elisabeth Halfpapp. I teach a challenging class for your body and mind! I will give you the information you need to work your body from the inside out! My attention to detail and ability to correct your positions will help you achieve maximum results. Knowledge is power!

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