Only the “real OG’s”  at Barre Yo know that “Barre Youngstown” originally started as “Bootybarre by Laura”.  Back in the spring of 2013 and fresh off of baby #2, I went out on a limb and got trained in bootybarre when they came to Pittsburgh for a teacher training.

Back then, nobody knew what bootybarre was!  “Barre… like where you get a beer??” That’s what I said too!  But one day that spring, my hairdresser Anna (like they tend to do) listens to my dismay at being bored at the gym, missing dance, wanting to lose my baby weight…and all of sudden says, Hey I saw this on Facebook!  You should do this! (shows me an ad for bootybarre on her phone).

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