Radio Interview with Joni Hyde, Owner of The Workout Barre

I (Joni Hyde) had the privilege of being featured on Empire Radio Broadcasting. Below is a transcription of the interview.

Speaker 1: Empire Broadcasting presents “The Professional’s Roundtable” with Christopher Celery, 9 to 2 p.m. Hear what’s hot in the professional world. Timely topics to propel your career to the next level. “Professional’s Roundtable,” 9 to 2 p.m., exclusively on Empire Broadcasting…

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Neutral Spine vs. ‘Tuck’

Working in a neutral spine with a neutral pelvis is the safest alignment when working at the Barre. This posture distributes weight correctly over the body resulting in an effective and injury free workout. Watch this video to learn how to properly achieve the Neutral Spine position…

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Want to Know How to Get in Shape Without Dreading Exercise?

There are other options to keeping your body toned or regaining muscle tone you may have lost.   It doesn’t take beating your body up lifting super heavy weights or pounding your way through boot camp.  Although those types of exercise modalities are effective, they are not the only option…

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Barre Can Help Prevent Scoliosis From Progressing

I’m 52 years old and strongly believe in the benefits of The Workout Barre! This is an X-ray of my back! I have severe scoliosis with over a 60 degree curve in my upper back. Most people comment “I never knew,” or “I can’t tell!” It is a true testament to barre exercises…

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The Workout Barre Experience

The Workout Barre classes are designed to provide an incredible workout that transforms and maintains optimal fitness by combining elements of modern exercise, with Ballet, Pilates, Yoga, and sports science research. The classes are choreographed to upbeat music making them enjoyable and effective. Barre classes can take…

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So a Woman Walks Into a Barre…

A woman walks into a Barre.  It’s called The Workout Barre.  She hears upbeat music.   She walks down the hall and sees a group of women working in a room framed with ballet barres.  They each have two light weights, a small inflatable ball, and resistance bands nearby. She’s skeptical, but as she watches she becomes intrigued, as the women progress through small movements performed in standing and seated positions…

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Really! No Shoes.

Unless you have a dance background, or take Yoga, or Pilates, you might find the concept of taking an exercise class or personal training without shoes to be odd. While shoe-less (or barefoot) training is not appropriate for all training disciplines, it is the optimal choice for Barre classes, which is the staple at The Workout Barre. The benefits of shoe-less training include incorporating many rarely used stabilizing muscles, core engagement, correct spinal alignment, and finally healthier arches…

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Why I Choose Non-Impact ― Why I Choose Barre

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The appeal of extreme exercise is stronger than ever!  The allure of achieving an extraordinary feat can be exciting.  Insanity, CrossFit, Boot Camps, and the like, offer an opportunity to experience a new self-discovery of potential, but at what cost?  Yes, you will get results, but again ask yourself at what potential cost? Having been…

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