Instructor Spotlight- Amy Lenhardt!

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Your Fitness Director, Amy, has a big love for people and helping them achieve their best self. She has been a Seattle resident for 10 months now, having moved from the L.A. area last March. Finding and getting to know the community at TRIBE has been her favorite thing about living in this new city. Say hi when you see her at the front desk or in the back studio for Power BARRE!


Originally from: The OC, California

Currently live: Queen Anne, Seattle

Other job(s)?: I am lucky enough to work full time at TRIBE!

When/where did you first discover Barre?: As a former professional dancer, I have numerous friends that instructed Barre before it was very well known, so I started getting really into it when I was dancing in New York. After a broken foot put my career on hiatus, Barre was one of the only forms of exercise that really sped up my recovery. It was just my luck that a fantastic Barre studio was opening up near me in CA. I trained for three months with them, and taught for that community for almost two years as one of their original instructors. I love that Barre combines my two loves of dance and fitness, and it leaves me feeling like I can conquer anything after class is over! Even through two pretty serious injuries, Barre has been there to consistently get my body and mind back to tip-top shape.

Favorite past time: Quality time with friends and family.

Hobbies: Knitting, cooking (paleo), reading, taking walks. I'm basically a grandmother. I also still dance and perform as a hobby.

Family/pets: Parents, younger brother, and sister-in-law all in California, and a puggle named Harrison.

Hidden talent: I've been told I'm a really good writer. Also- proof-reading my boyfriend's MBA papers. ;)

Something not many people know about you: I can be pretty nerdy. I am a die hard Star Wars and Harry Potter fan, and I try to read anything I can get my hands on.

Mantra: Dream bigger- then work really really hard on the baby steps to get there.

Anything else you might want the Tribe members to know about you: My classes are low impact, but high intensity. In other words, easy on your joints, but works your muscles hard! Expect a class that’s very music based and high energy, with lots of muscle shakes and one or two (or three or four) jokes thrown in!


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Instructor Spotlight- Ashleigh Shane!

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As well as being a part of the Power BARRE instructor team, Ashleigh is also certified in and subs yoga. Constant curiosity and her love of dance led her to become Barre certified in 2016, and she finds that teaching this new format is quite possibly the most fun you can have at “work." Her classes seek to uplift, inspire and challenge students to honor and celebrate where they are each and every day. She truly believes that movement, coupled with a wicked playlist and a little bit of sweat can remedy just about anything.

Originally from: Port Angeles, Washington 


Currently live: Seattle 

 
Everything you teach (are certified in): Yoga (all styles) & Barre 

 
Other job(s)?: Volunteer for United Way reading to underprivileged kids ages 3-5

 
When/where did you first discover Barre?: 10 years ago in San Francisco. My sister was going to grad school there and when I went to visit she insisted I try this new amazing workout she had found. It WAS amazing and also kicked my butt! I loved it.

 
Favorite thing about Barre: The rhythmic nature of it. Each class is like a mini-dance party, where we get to rock out and break a sweat together. Making my playlists has become kind of a mini hobby! I am constantly on the hunt for fun encouraging songs.

 
Favorite past time: reading 

 
Hobbies: Travel, checking out new restaurants, cooking, going to concerts and as of last weekend skiing! My husband and I just tried it for the first time last weekend and loved it.

 
Family/pets: husband Ryan & Brittany Spaniel puppy Charlie who we treat like an actual child. 

 
Hidden talent: I can speed read!

 
Something not many people know about you:  I have an unusually strong sense of smell, it's really more annoying than helpful in most situations.

 
Mantra: so many! One of my favorites "If it doesn't challenge you then it doesn't change you."


To see Ashleigh's current favorite playlist, and to follow her on Spotify click here.

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Ashleigh's Power BARRE Playlist


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One of the best things about TRIBE's Power BARRE classes is the music! BARRE instructor, Ashleigh Shane, shares her current favorite playlist to get you through the shakes and quakes of class:

Uncatena - Sylvan Esso
Pieces - Tanlines
Breaking Free - Night Rights
Oh Lord - Mic LOWRY
Love Me Down - Britney Spears
Bitter Sweet Symphomy - The Verve
Harvest Moon - Poolside
Madness - Muse
Goodbye - Who is Fancy
Pretty Girl - Maggie Lindemann
Spinning - Grouplove
Love Me Better - Love Thy Brother
You Learn (Acoustic) - Alanis Morissette

You can see this and more by following Ashleigh on Spotify!



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Resolution Jumpstart Challenge!

If it takes 30 days to make a habit, why not make those 30 days as fun as possible? Starting Monday, 12/5, TRIBE's Resolution Jumpstart Challenge will help you set a habit before the new year. Choose from three different goals (or choose all three!):

  • Try Something New
    • take every class style TRIBE has to offer in one month
  • Improve Endurance
    • hold a two minute plank by the end of the month
  • Consistency
    • take 4 classes per week for 4 weeks in December

Complete the goal by 12/31/16, and you will be entered into a drawing to win one of three $150 Spa Gift Cards (one for each goal)! You can enter all three drawings by completing all three goals, however, only one gift card per member will be rewarded.

What better way to reach your fitness goals than with your TRIBE's support the entire way? Talk to the front desk today to have your goal recorded and tracked, and then get started right away!


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Instructor Spotlight- Rachael Mauney!

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Rachael is our newest Power BARRE instructor, and integrates her extensive dance and fitness background into each fun and challenging class.

Rachael is a professional contemporary dancer and fitness instructor who has relocated to Seattle from Washington, D.C. She is currently working as a freelance artist and performs and does choreography in addition to teaching barre.

Rachael is also passionate about yoga, feminism, and traveling. She loves traveling and meeting new people from all over the world. She is so excited to be in Seattle and to engage with the people at TRIBE Fitness!

Don't miss her Power BARRE class Mondays at 7am!


Originally from: North Carolina

Currently live: Seattle, North Beacon Hill

Other job(s)?: Freelance contemporary dance artist/choreographer

When/where did you first discover Barre: After college, I realized that dancing professionally required more maintenance than technique class and rehearsal alone. Pilates and yoga were my first practices and totally changed the way I live in my body. Barre followed that as way to combine my dance training with fitness.

Favorite class you teach: Power Barre!

Favorite past time: Traveling/exploring

Hobbies: Reading, swimming, social activism

Hidden talent: Baking! I don't do it often unfortunately, but I'm pretty good at it when I get inspired.

Something not many people know about you: Pisces is my sun sign

Mantra: Keep your heart and your mind wide open.

Anything else you might want the Tribe members to know about you: I love encouraging people to feel more comfortable and bolder in their bodies. Teaching is something I'm very passionate about and I love questions and connections. Empowering people to love and own their bodies is my primary goal in teaching.

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