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PDXYelp Elites Raise The Bar @ Barre3! A Yelp Fitness Event



Being a member of the Portland Yelp Community is not just about eating, drinking and writing about it. Sometimes we need to sweat things out a little bit, and get a little closer from the whole experience. And that's what happened at our second Yelp Elite Event at Barre3: PDXYelp Raises The Bar

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On Tuesday, November 19th, 2013 16 of Portland's finest gathered at the Lake Oswego studio of the home-grown fitness craze Barre3. This discipline combines dynamic movement and isometric holds with a fun, upbeat environment to create, well, an hour of core-activating, gut-busting, thigh-burning action. Or, as Jessie B puts it, "Basically it's non stop movement that seems deceptively simple that ends in shaking and sweating. It's AWESOME." Unlike crowded, huge group classes, Barre3 workouts are limited in size, and Deb F appreciates this. "The staff was very energetic and welcoming and friendly. Alison, the instructor, kept up a running dialog of what we were doing, and walked among us, making small corrections where needed. I like it when instructors do this, as it shows they're paying attention, and that they are helping us get the most out of the workout, safely." Well, if our sore quads are telling us anything this morning, it was definitely engaging… in more ways than one. After class, Barre3 treated Yelpers to cold-pressed juices from local juice-monger Greenleaf! And attendees got to take home rad swag bags filled with Barre3 tumblers, class cards, VitaCoco coconut waters, DRY Sodas and more. 

Huge thanks go out to our friends at Barre3 for helping us stay fit amongst all the eating and drinking eventsl; our generous partners VitaCoco and DRY Soda; and of course the Yelp Elite Squad, without whom this would not be possible. 

Check out the reveiws and make sure to add your own. 

Until next time, keep that transverse abdominis flexed! 

–Don "Sweatier Than A Gym Sock" B

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