Getting a Grip – Catherine Wiggins

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As the semester draws to a close, I’ve found myself struggling to find stability and balance. The mountain of work that has been piling up has, despite my best efforts to wish it away, failed to magically disappear. Recent and impending travel has left me feeling frenzied, disoriented, and out of my routine.  And it […]

Grin and Barre It – Katy Quissell

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After being gone for most of the fall, I am extremely happy to be back in action at Blackbird.  I missed the Blackbird community the most, but I also have to admit how much I missed all of the challenging classes. Jumping back into the heat of power yoga and the intense leg-shaking-pain of barre […]

Barre Challenges – Liz Zaharis

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Taking on a new challenge. We’ve all been there. It’s not always easy to push yourself to try something new. Especially when that something is often referred to as a ‘formal self torture routine’ (kidding). Yes, I’m talking about Barre. Not always (never) easy, but I have to admit, I’m in it for the long […]

Barre benefits

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As many of you know, I am crazy about Blackbird Barre, because I love to workout and feel great when I do. I admit – I am a bit of an endorphin junkie, but it’s actually a spiritual practice for me to sweat and feel my muscles work.  I’m just happier when I exercise on […]