This flowing mix of ballet-inspired movement and fitness training is a deep-felt energetic method of improving balance, stability, total body strength, flexibility and posture. REACH™ combines a mix of training techniques for a unique challenge and an ultimate release of energy all its own.
REACH THE BARRE™
This is the popular REACH class utilizing the Barre for added support, ROM, confidence and use of small equipment. The secret to achieving a dancer’s strength is in how the exercise sequencing targets specific muscle groups, isometrically and dynamically, with a philosophy of learning paths to “pure technique”.
When exercise feels like a dance party. This all-cardio workout still lives on from the BOOM days of aerobics. Choreography builds throughout the class with full body movement, memory challenge, coordination and the performance influences of dance. Bring your style to the floor!
Kari Anderson is the co-owner of The Seattle Gym (formerly Pro-Robics Conditioning Clubs) in Seattle, Washington, for over 40 years. Kari has produced dozens of award-winning workout DVDs/videos. She is an internationally recognized conference presenter—leading fitness workshops for instructors worldwide and is an honored recipient of IDEA Business Person of the Year 1993, IDEA Instructor of the Year 1994 and ACE Fitness Director of the Year 2003.
Kari has lifetime experience in sports, dance and athletics including being a Jr. National Gold Medalist in Synchronized Swimming and a scholarship with the Joffrey Ballet in NY. Currently she competes on multiple USTA tennis teams. Her perspective and talent for fitness training and choreography development are highly acclaimed in the fitness industry.
“Stand with presence. Move with purpose. Dance for life.” – Kari Anderson