Brenda

Brenda joined The Workout Barre Instructor team bringing with her a strong background in dance. Brenda’s education included attending UW Madison for dance. During her career she has been a principal dancer with The Central Wisconsin Students of the Performing Arts and she danced with the Minnesota Ballet. In addition to her personal dance experience, Brenda has taught dance - including ballet, contemporary, jazz, hip-hop, ballroom, and line dancing for 35 years. She has taught adult ballet barre and fitness for 22 years, and cheerleading, gymnastics, and tumbling for 10 years. Brenda took the role of musical choreographer for Tomball and CY Woods High School in productions including Grease, Footloose, and Thoroughly Modern Millie, and is currently a varsity cheer judge for area schools including Katy Taylor, Tomball Memorial and Cy Woods. Our clients love Brenda’s authentic Ballet flair!


Brenda instructs the following:
  • Barre Defined Express 45min
  • A 45-minute Express class to get you fit for the day and out the door on time!  Deep toning exercises at the Barre with resistance tubing and bands that provide extra opposition, producing a progressive challenge that will continue improving your muscle tone and strength. You’ll burn fat, lose inches, and tone up. 
     
    This class can be easily modified if you need more or less and is appropriate for all fitness levels.

  • Open Barre Express 45min
  • A 45-minute Express class to get you fit for the day and out the door on time!  Open Barre class is The Workout Barre’s benchmark class from which all other classes originate. 60-minute total body Ballet Barre workout that will tone, tighten, sculpt, burn fat, and promote flexibility. This class will work virtually every stabilizer muscle in your body especially the muscles that have been dormant for years, along with the larger muscle groups. There is a heavy focus on core strength, balance and flexibility. You will have a boost in confidence as you start to notice increased coordination, flexibility, muscle tone and strength as you sculpt your body. Truly one of the very best ways for a woman to change her body while being kind to herself. It never gets easier... you just get better. This class can be easily modified if you need more or less and is appropriate for all fitness levels.

    Recommended: At least one Personal Barre class for best results.)


  • Cardio Endurance Barre
  • A slight twist on Open Barre, this class incorporates larger range of motion moves and three cardio segments, which together, keep the fat-burning aerobic furnace of your body on!  Light dumbbells are used for upper body work. Same great results with extra endurance challenges and the benefit of increased calorie burn.
    This class can be easily modified if you need more or less and is appropriate for all fitness levels.  

  • Open Barre
  • Open Barre class is The Workout Barre’s benchmark class from which all other classes originate. 60-minute total body Ballet Barre workout that will tone, tighten, sculpt, burn fat, and promote flexibility. This class will work virtually every stabilizer muscle in your body especially the muscles that have been dormant for years, along with the larger muscle groups. There is a heavy focus on core strength, balance and flexibility. You will have a boost in confidence as you start to notice increased coordination, flexibility, muscle tone and strength as you sculpt your body. Truly one of the very best ways for a woman to change her body while being kind to herself. It never gets easier... you just get better. This class can be easily modified if you need more or less and is appropriate for all fitness levels. 
     
    Recommended: At least one Personal Barre class for best results.

  • Barre Defined
  • 60 minutes of deep toning exercises at the Barre with resistance tubing and bands that provide extra opposition, producing a progressive challenge that will continue improving your muscle tone and strength. You’ll burn fat, lose inches, and tone up. 

    This class can be easily modified if you need more or less and is appropriate for all fitness levels.

  • Cardio Endurance Barre Express 45min
  • A slight twist on Open Barre, this 45 minute Express class incorporates larger range of motion moves and three cardio segments, which together, keep the fat-burning aerobic furnace of your body on! Light dumbbells are used for upper body work. Same great results with extra endurance challenges and the benefit of increased calorie burn. 
    This class can be easily modified if you need more or less and is appropriate for all fitness levels.

  • HIIT The Barre Express
  • 30 minute express class that will boost your heart rate, increase your cardiovascular fitness, and burn fat like no other!  This class consists of 1 minute bursts of high-intensity movement alternated with 1 minute periods of active recovery at the Barre.  Increase your strength and endurance with blended elements of Barre and HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training). Fast paced and non-impact, to be efficient with your time.  Wear your heart rate monitor! 
    NOTE: This class will be followed by an optional 15 minute Core Blast™. Stay if you have some extra time, or feel free to leave if you need to.