INTERVIEW: CATIE MILLER Originally published: The Vegan Edition Hi Catie! Tell us a bit about your childhood and background and how you feel that has influenced you today? My parents were both incredibly hard-working. My mom raised 3 children while my dad supported us as an international pilot. Their constant focus in life was to […]


5 Benefits of the Xtend Barre Workout

XTEND BARRE BENEFITS Published by: Running in Heels Looking to boost your fitness? Get ready to strengthen, lengthen and chisel your body with ballet barre. Bored of running and not feeling motivated by those yoga classes? How about a ballet barre workout? Classical ballet classes might have been something you did once upon a time, […]

Find the Best Barre Fitness Classes on the New Xtend Barre Website


Welcome to the New Xtend Barre Website

Growth. It’s in our DNA. We spent time reflecting on who we are at the core and the amazing women that we serve – and, equally importantly, the ones whom we don’t. Sometimes it can be jarring to shine the light inward, but it’s something that we should all take the time to do. We […]

Tiffany Conde Steps Into Her Confidence Through Her Barre Fitness Class


Tiffany Conde Steps Into Her Confidence Through Her Barre Fitness Class

Stronger today and healthy for tomorrow! Listen up hot mamas! Just because you’re a mother does not mean life is over for you. What was your name before “mommy?” Today we tend to idolize our children and forget about ourselves! I was a daughter, teacher, wife and friend before I became a mother. Being a […]

Stephanie Lipman Steps into her Power Through Her Barre Fitness Class


Stephanie Lipman Steps into Her Power at Xtend Barre

I have battled weight my entire life. I have tried, and quit, every exercise program out there. And then I found Xtend Barre. I’m not going to lie, it was not a smooth start… for the first few weeks I cursed, rolled my eyes and swore I’d never come back. But I kept coming, kept […]

Xtend Barre Laine Levi Talks about Keeping Motivated!


Laine Levi Steps into Her Challenge Zone

I always say, “If I am going to show up to class, I am going to give it all I’ve got.”  Getting the most out of MY workout means digging deep and challenging myself…every. single. class. You may wonder how to keep motivated when you take around 10 classes, on average, per week?  Well, I […]

Barre Fitness Class Lover Donna Jeffries Steps into Her Strength


Donna Jeffries Steps into Her Strength

Strength describes me – Donna Jeffries. I have a passion for life; a power that burns within my soul. We, as women, talk about women’s intuition… if we look within ourselves, dig deep into the soul which is our intuition within ourselves… the strength lies there beneath all the fears… Once you reach your Fear […]

Use Xtend Barre's Fold Over to define the Perfect Butt!


Xtend Barre Pro Fitness Tip for the Perfect Butt: The Fold Over

The fold over is a signature Xtend Barre exercise and a staple to every Xtend Barre instructors’ lesson plans. Barre class wouldn’t be complete without this booty burner. While we can promise you no two classes are ever the same, this is one exercise you’re sure to see in your next class. Here, we break […]

Welcome to Xtend Barre Huntsville


Live from XTEND BARRE Huntsville

Xtend Barre opened in Huntsville, Alabama, this January 2017. Owner of XB Huntsville, Michelle Steed, is a Huntsville native, grew up a competitive gymnast and loved watching her daughters grow up dancing. She had always been a fitness fanatic and decided to take up running again in her adult life. After years of working out […]

5 Things from The World's Best Barre Fitness Studios


5 Things from The World’s Best Barre Fitness Studios

It’s hard these days to not get caught up in the language of politics; or the notion that we must pick a side. No matter which side of the political fence you stand on, we, as women, share very fertile common ground. There is a power that exists within all of us that we oftentimes […]

The Best Barre Workout in New Zealand


Live from Xtend Barre On The Terrace

Xtend Barre’s fourth studio location in New Zealand, Xtend Barre on the Terrace (XBOTT), recently opened January 2017, just in time to help New Zealanders recharge their motivation in the new year! Cat, owner of Xtend Barre Wellington, and Racheal, owner of Xtend Barre Petone, recognized that their studios were reaching capacity and that the […]