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Everyday another new fitness fad pops up.  Curves, CrossFit, Boot Camp, they all have enjoyed, or are enjoying their moment in the fitness spotlight.  New ones crop up all the time with names that have no entry in Mirriam Webster.  Have you heard of Gyrotonics, TRX or Piloxing? Which ones have staying power and which ones provide a workout that is as safe as it is effective?  While I am all for anything that gets people moving and sweating these fads tend to flame up and out leaving temporary changes and sometimes-permanent damage in their wake. Barre classes have been labeled as...

BarSculpt creator Leslie J. Guerin began her fitness career in Manhattan while working as a professional actress. In New York, she had the pleasure of studying under Lotte Berk Method founder Lydia Bach. Inspired to teach, she went on to earn certifications in Pilates and as a personal trainer. Upon returning to Maine and opening Pure Movement, Leslie began building a method combining the strengths of all three disciplines. After years of honing BarSculpt, Leslie’s passion is bringing this fitness class to new students and teachers to share its power and grace....