Keeping one’s health in tip-top shape is crucial, especially nowadays when various diseases and illnesses have claimed countless lives. Because of this, more people have committed to eating clean and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. On top of that, many individuals have become more motivated to engage in physical exercise to help strengthen their bodies and boost their immune systems. Needless to say, the fitness scene is in full swing, with almost everyone visiting their local gyms to keep fit.
But on the flip side, many of these eager individuals fall through after a few weeks and even just a couple of days. One of the primary factors why this is happening is the highly competitive nature of today’s fitness culture. As some had explained, they felt a growing pressure to hustle and keep up with their more advanced peers. Unfortunately, this has resulted in burnout, and several have ultimately decided to stop going to the gym and exercising altogether.
Cognizant of this, fitness expert Lisa Begley has opened a studio that caters to individuals who wish to continue their fitness journey without the added pressure. She realizes that each person has different needs and preferences and should, therefore, not be put in a box. Instead, the owner of Barre3 White Oak Studio offers a full-body balanced workout that combines strength conditioning, cardio, and mindfulness. Through this intuitive approach, she allows her clients to achieve holistic well-being that honors mind, body, and soul.
“We promote mindfulness to encourage a healthy mind, strength to give you confidence, and cardio to build your endurance. We boost self-compassion, and we’re redefining what success in fitness looks like. It’s not about the before and after picture. We build a community of acceptance, grace, and support. Support to get you through life’s challenges. We give you a place to take time for yourself, so you can make time for others,” the insightful professional explained.
Unlike any other gym or yoga studio, Lisa’s place focuses on meeting clients’ needs throughout their class. Offering options and modifications. Moreover, it welcomes all types of people regardless of where they are on their fitness journey. As a result, clients and members will leave each session feeling balanced in body and empowered from within. As the visionary proudly shared, “The program creates a euphoric afterglow that will take you through the day with a positive heart and mind. It’s therapeutic sweat sesh!”
When asked what motivated her to take an inclusive stance on fitness, she meaningfully answered, “I needed to be part of something I could believe in authentically and with purpose! Barre3 is that something. I want them to find a space, a community where they can be themselves and work out with no judgment. A place where moving with options and modifications is not a weakness but a strength.”
Through Barre3 White Oak Studio, Lisa Begley has impressively broken barriers and squashed harmful stereotypes in the fitness industry. Moving forward, the fitness entrepreneur plans to spread her advocacy of redefining fitness to encompass not just the physical aspect but also the mental and emotional elements. Above all, she intends to continue providing clients with a safe space to train, exercise, and move at their own pace.