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Don't "Fall", Leap into October

Dear Bar Patrons,

It wouldn’t be fall in Tahoe without at least one snow storm! Let’s hope summer sticks around in September and October and gives us one more month before we have to pull up our snow boots and pull out our shovels. Read on to see what’s on tap for the month of October at The Bar. . .

October Client of the Month! Laura Harwood

Hello. My name is Laura Harwood and I am honored to be the second Client of the Month at The Bar. I have only taken Bar classes for about 3 months. I love the teachers at The Bar because they are super friendly and very encouraging. I am not the strongest or most graceful, but they notice when I do just a little bit better or lift my leg just a little bit higher or just plain show up. I really appreciate their encouragement. I did not come to the Bar already fit. I still don't feel super fit yet, but I keep coming and every week I feel just a little bit stronger and more flexible. I have gone to kickboxing and boot camp and insanity in addition to bar class. I love all the different classes that are available. The teachers are always welcoming to all the classes and there are modifications I can do for the more advanced moves so all classes can be done at any level.

I have lived in South Lake Tahoe for around 20 years. I am an accountant and sit at a desk for 9+ hours everyday, which means I have zero physical activity during the day. In my non-working time, I enjoy traveling and riding quads with my husband who is awesome. I have two grown children, a daughter who is 22 and a son who is 19. I used to be active (hiking, rock climbing, snow boarding), but in the last few years, I have not been so active. Since I have gone to Bar just over the last few months, I feel stronger and more flexible. I tell my husband all the time: Check me out. I can bend and touch my toes and look how high I can lift my leg. This is just the beginning. I look forward to more classes and improved health. Thank you, Bar ladies for encouraging me to just keep going.

"Beam" Me Up Scotty

While not technically in October, our Bemer Informational/demo workshop is this Saturday September 30 at 10:30am. Please make sure to preregister so we can have an idea of now many to expect.

Halloween Hoopla

Join us for a Level 2 Barre class followed by Coyote Ugly on Friday, October 27! Barre will start at 4:15and Coyote Ugly will begin at 5:30. Halloween treats and drinks will be served as well. Costumes are encouraged!

Holy Heather!

Heather Coleman is going to be teaching Body Sculpt, a full-body, low-impact sculpting class on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 6:00 am beginningTuesday, October 3. Learn more about Heather in her following bio:

Heather Coleman began dancing at the age of three. At 10, Heather was a member of the People to People Youth Ballet Company and later became a member of the Atlantic Ballet Company in her home town in mid-coast Maine. Heather has danced with Portland Ballet Company, Wheaton College, Dance USM, the Rhythm Factory, Casco Bay Movers, and many other dance programs throughout the New England Area. She has taught dance and group fitness in Maine, Florida, and Wyoming. Heather continues to share her love of dance with the Tahoe community and is a dance instructor at Marcia Sarosik Dance Studio. Heather was first introduced into the “fitness world” by becoming a Zumba instructor in 2006. Since then, Heather caught the “fitness bug” and carries numerous fitness certifications as well as being a certified ACE personal trainer. When Heather’s not teaching, you can find her adventuring with her husband and her 2 dogs, Aspen and Anchor!

Final Notes

Be sure you are signing up for your classes through MindBody (children too!) so that instructors can plan accordingly! Also, be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram!

Cheers, The Bar Staff

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