Xtend Barre News

Feb 17 '14

Monday Motivation – President’s Day Xtend Barre Beat

We love finding new music to help motivate us to kick things up a notch at the barre. So we’re starting the week with another killer Xtend Barre Beat playlist!  Hit play and get your sweat on at the barre. And don’t forget to follow us on Spotify to get all of our playlists. Just […]

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Feb 16 '14

Ask Andrea

This week Xtend Barre founder, Andrea Rogers, shares with us the most common mistake she sees in Xtend Barre class. Q: What’s the biggest mistake you see Xtend students make in class? Andrea: Being self-defeating or, on the flipside, overworking themselves. I see some students not even try a challenging move because they THINK they cannot […]

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Feb 14 '14

Fit Tip Friday – Chair Plie

In honor of Valentine’s Day, we are bringing you one of favorite barre move that really sculpts the booty.  After all, who doesn’t want a nice toned tush to show off on this weekend? Chair Plié WHAT: Works the glutes and strengthen the quads. SETUP: Face the barre with feet parallel and squeezed together, engaging […]

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Feb 14 '14

Fit Tip Friday – Hamstring Series with Ball

Fit Tip Friday –  Hamstring Series with Ball WHAT: Works the seat & hamstring for a seriously perky backside and leaner thigh. SETUP: Stand with feet hip distance apart. Place a ball behind your bent leg and keep your standing knee soft the ENTIRE time (super important for working both legs during this move). Start […]

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Feb 13 '14

Studio Owner Spotlight –

Trust us when we say that our Xtend Barre West Holly Wood studio Owner Sam Rabon is the coolest of cool girls. Her warm and inviting studio space nestled in downtown West Hollywood, California, is as chic and inviting as she is.  Sam is a former Moulin Rouge dancer, Cape Town native, entrepreneur, wife, and […]

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Feb 12 '14

Look We Love – Goal Digger by good hYOUman

We love us a Goal Digger. Especially in the form of this cheeky t-shirt from good hYOUman. good hYOUman is a line of simply chic t-shirts and tanks that support cancer research while supporting a message. Get your Goal Digger tee at our Xtend Barre West Hollywood or Xtend Barre Encinitas studios or order it […]

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Feb 11 '14

Tasty Tuesday – Chia Pudding

Chia seeds are the holy grail of Super Foods. They reduce food cravings, help you stay hydrated, lower blood pressure & are rich in Omega-3s. Enjoy this Chia Pudding for breakfast & start your day on a high note! CHIA PUDDING: 2 cups Almond Milk 1/3 cup white chia seeds 1 heaped tsp of cinnamon […]

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Feb 11 '14

Tasty Tuesday – Chia Pudding

Chia seeds are the holy grail of Super Foods. They reduce food cravings, help you stay hydrated, lower blood pressure & are rich in Omega-3s. Enjoy this Chia Pudding for breakfast & start your day on a high note! CHIA PUDDING: 2 cups Almond Milk 1/3 cup white chia seeds 1 heaped tsp of cinnamon […]

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Feb 10 '14

Motivation Monday: Xtend Barre Beat – Love at the Barre

It turns out that putting together a playlist filled with L O V E in honor of Valentine’s Day was way easier than we expected.  Turns out there is a whole lotta love in the music world, and we want to bring you that love to the barre. Hit play and enjoy!  

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Feb 9 '14

Ask Andrea

Time is a valuable commodity for women in general, especially for new moms who are juggling a baby on top of their regular routine and responsibilities. Finding time to sleep, let alone workout, can be a challenge.  Xtend Barre founder, entrepreneur, fitness instructor, dancer, wife and mother of two, Andrea Rogers, explains how to find […]

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