Welcome Lydia!

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Hello everyone, I hope you’re enjoying the sunshine here in the South West!

We just wanted to announce that from July we will be running Pilates and Barre classes (COVID permitting) with Lydia Davies.

A bit about Lydia:
Lydia has been dancing from the age of two and trained in a variety of styles from Ballet through to Hip Hop. So when she first discovered Barre in 2016, she instantly fell in love with the Barre technique due to its similarities to Ballet, coupled with the fantastic benefits of working between isometric and eccentric contractions with active stretching, creating a strong, lean and flexible body through low impact resistance training.

Whether it’s weight training, running, dance or fitness classes, Lydia has always had a keen interest in health and wellbeing, and has enjoyed challenging herself to learn new and unique ways to increase her fitness levels.

Her love of Barre took her to running a flagship boutique Barre studio in London, where she quickly realised that she not only enjoyed running the business and attending Barre classes, but she also wanted to hone in on her technique and learn the method to teach Barre, after enjoying this unique style of exercise since 2016.

After qualifying as a Barre instructor just in time for the first lockdown in 2020, Lydia decided it was time to put herself out there via Zoom, delve into the unknown and begin her Barre instructing journey online. Although it was not exactly how she envisaged her first class after qualifying, she continues to love every minute of teaching her Afar Barre clients online over a year later! After Lydia received her Barre instructor qualification, she decided to embark on her next mission to become a certified Pilates instructor.

Lydia wanted to ensure that she could deliver high energy and authentic Barre and Pilates classes, coupled with her endless energy and motivational teaching style!

A personal message from Lydia, “I am so looking forward to meeting you all in person and teaching my Barre Boss classes at the Personal Space studio in July!”.