Brittany Shimansky is a former professional ballerina turned celebrity barre trainer. After retiring from her dance career in New York City, she began her fitness career at Flywheel Sports where she quickly became one of the most in-demand master barre instructors in NYC. Her celebrity clientele included stars such as Jennifer Lawrence, Elsa Hosk and Karlie Kloss.
Barre has been there for Brit in supporting her movement and strength during her pregnancy, providing muscular endurance for unmedicated labor, and rehabilitating her body postpartum during COVID. In May 2021, Brit launched Britsbarre Virtual Studio.
Today, she lives in Austin with her husband and 2-year-old daughter. She’s also pre/postnatal certified training specialist and a National Academy of Sports Medicine certified personal trainer.
The Britsbarre Virtual Studio is a barre app designed to empower you to have a lifelong, passionate relationship with movement. Britsbarre’s low-impact, high-repetition, endurance-driven classes promote lean muscle development and a defined physique. Whether you have five or 50 minutes, there’s a class that will fit into your schedule. Brit’s mission is to support you in moving from a place of power and appreciation for what your body’s capable of as you reach your goals. When movement becomes something you look forward to instead of something you “have to” do, that’s where the magic happens.
Every musically-driven class is designed to inspire you to move with joy and includes modifications for all levels and pre/postnatal modifications. Brit’s style of barre is athletic yet approachable and requires no former dance training or a lot of flexibility. There are over 150+ classes on demand.
Classes are available on the Britsbarre Virtual Studio app on Apple and Android or in Austin through Mod Fitness and Commodore Perry Estates. New workouts are added every week. You can get your first month free with code AUSTINFIT at britsbarre.com.
This exercise will strengthen and define your glutes and hamstrings.
This exercise will strengthen and define your arms, core and glutes.
To modify: Place hands on a chair instead of feet.
This exercise will strengthen and define your upper abdominals, obliques and inner thighs.
Connect with Brit on Instagram: @britsbarre @britsbarrevirtualstudio