30 Aug '12, 5pm

Barre class: Because I seem to enjoy wearing tights and making an ass of myself. (Go read it at @RunCompetitor)

Barre class: Because I seem to enjoy wearing tights and making an ass of myself. (Go read it at @RunCompetitor)

Out There: Raising The Barre By Susan Lacke Published 8 hours ago comments Tweet Share Share Print “My name is Susan, and I’m just trying to get back to running. Oh, and achieve WORLD PEACE through cardio.” As my knee rehabilitation continues, I’ve been given approval to incorporate low-impact cardio to gradually build up my strength and fitness. Not one for the weight machines at the gym, I took a friend’s advice to sign up for barre, a combination of pilates, yoga, and ballet dancing. I figured I was well-suited to the task, because I throw a lot of dance parties in my office to combat writer’s block. I’m not trying to brag or anything, but I’m a pretty good dancer. Aside from my white-girl-from-Wisconsin heritage, a complete lack of spatial awareness, and the fact that I’m deaf, I’m practically Beyonce’s twin. I also figured barre would provide a good opportunity to wea...

Full article: http://running.competitor.com/2012/08/out-there/out-there...

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