originally from san jose, california, nora has lived and worked in san francisco, london and new york city. she brings a fresh and innovative perspective to everything she touches and approaches each challenge with positivity and pragmatic creativity.
nora is a professed fitness fanatic who enjoys barre, indoor cycling, yoga, and of course the Megaformer. nora received her barre method instructor certification from Barre Tribeca in new york city and is Lagree Fitness™ certified.
brett is a native of the lehigh valley, and a former local high school and collegiate athlete. for the past 20 years, brett has lived and worked in new york city, where he has been exposed to a multitude of fitness trends.
although he has always sought out new workouts to increase his general level of fitness, and improve his golf game, a recent focus on strengthening and lengthening while limiting the chance of injury is what ultimately provided the inspiration for barreform - an integration of strength, endurance, core, cardio, balance, flexibility, and coordination.
brett received his megaformer instructor certification from barreform.
originally from maryland, nicole has called the lehigh valley home for 18+ years. she entered the fitness scene nearly nine years ago, after the birth of her first child.
nicole finds exercise to be both mentally and physically rewarding. certified in group fitness, nicole strives to create a fun and high-energy environment in her classes, as she helps others to look and feel their best. with an interest in bootcamps, TRX and all forms of high intensity interval training (HIIT), nicole is always looking for new workouts, which is what brought her to barreform. she immediately fell in love with the megaformer, and knew she had to integrate it into her fitness routine. when she’s not teaching or training, nicole enjoys spending time with her husband and three kids.
nicole received her megaformer instructor certification from barreform.
maria recently moved to the Lehigh Valley from NYC with her husband, two kids and dog. while in New York, her career of dance and fitness carried her around the world and onto many big stages. she began dancing at age 3 and has not stopped since, she was a member of the Knicks City Dancers for 3 years, danced for modern dance companies and even traveled Europe as a back up dancer.
maria received her Pilates certification at Core Pilates NYC and her TRX certification at the TRX headquarters in san francisco. while in the city she taught at ChaiseFitness and Karen Lord Pilates. she has also been teaching and choreographing competitive dance for the past 15 years. she is excited to start another chapter at barreform and continue challenging her clients in new ways.
maria received her megaformer instructor training from barreform.
laura was born and raised in the Lehigh Valley. her love of fitness started at a young age. while attending Gettysburg College, she began teaching indoor cycling classes and fell in love with group fitness and nutrition. after graduating with a degree in psychology, she attended Cedar Crest College studying nutrition and completing the track to becoming a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. these passions combined to lead her to pursue a career in nutrition & dietetics and fitness. laura is certified in group fitness, barre, indoor cycling, and recently received her 200 hour registered yoga teacher training certification.
laura received her megaformer instructor certification from barreform.
growing up in saucon valley, adrin was outside every chance she got; at 16 she moved to Seattle with her family and fell in love with hiking and snowshoeing - in 2000, successfully summiting Mt. Rainier!
adrin discovered pilates in 1998 and fell in love with the method's precision, flow and focus on core strength and alignment. in 2003 she became a pilates instructor and has been teaching ever since. she is also certified in myofascial body rolling and trigger point massage, providing her a deep understanding of anatomy.
it wasn't a huge surprise that adrin fell in love with the megaformer, an updated, pumped up version of the reformer. she received her megaformer instructor certification from barreform and is psyched to add this unique and powerful method of health and fitness to her repertoire. to learn more about adrin, check out www.imovestudio.net
originally from the Lehigh Valley, but most recently from Virginia Beach, hanna started teaching group fitness - indoor cycling, barre, HIIT, and BOSU at the James Madison University Recreation Center, while she was pursuing her bachelor's degree in health sciences with a minor in occupational therapy.
hanna has moved back to the valley to be part of Moravian College's new Master's program for occupational therapy.
she brings energy, creativity, and enthusiasm to her classes.
a lehigh valley native, ava began her dance training at a very young age at the Ballet Guild of the Lehigh Valley. she continued her training while attending the Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts. her enthusiasm comes from her passion for movement and the discipline of ballet training.
ava holds a degree in environmental policy and economics - with a minor in peace and justice studies -
from Moravian College.
ava received her barre method instructor certification and megaformer instructor certification from barreform.