Our Teachers

  • Amity Whalen

    amity, owner and founder of carolina barre and core, opened the doors to the charlotte-based studio on july 15, 2013, with the raleigh studio following in 2016. well-versed in the fitness world, amity has been teaching since 1995. Read More

  • Barb O’Shea

    Barb is a staple at Carolina Barre and Core as studio manager and teacher of Barre Fusion, Sport Fusion and more! Barb has been at CBC since the very beginning and began teaching in 2014.

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  • Saidey Whalen

    Saidey Whalen is an exercise science major at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. Growing up as an athlete, health has always been a big priority to her. She was a cheerleader and lacrosse player all through high school, and played a year of Division 1 lacrosse at Central Michigan University.

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  • Nance Levin

    Nance is known for making you SWEAT. Originally from Baltimore, this UNC-Chapel Hill grad teaches Barre Fusion and 30/30 at CBC, and has been at our studio since the beginning.

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  • Madison Smart

    Madison, a Charlotte native, has been teaching at CBC since 2014, and brings poise and joy to the studio every day.

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  • Ashley Peery

    Ashley started taking classes at Carolina Barre and Core in 2013, and has been bringing even more joy to the studio since she began teaching in spring 2015.

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  • Beth Kenna

    Beth joins us as a new teacher after being a student at CBC since the doors opened in 2013. Her love for Barre Fusion is contagious and will bring her positive energy to each and every class.

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  • Haley Williams

    Haley joins us as a new teacher in Fall 2015. The UNC-Wilmington grad has been a dedicated student since 2014 and will bring her love for teaching and fitness to CBC.

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  • Anthony Acosta

    Anthony has always been active with sports, fitness, and dance throughout life. He joins CBC to use his off-the-wall personality and ballet fundamental experience to help students improve their health through proper form, alignment, and intensity!

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  • Amanda Gerber

    Amanda fell in love with barre the moment she walked in the door at Carolina Barre and Core. Barre was a fantastic, low-impact (but totally butt kicking) addition to her workout regimen, which historically consisted of the high intensity cross-training and intervals that she was used to as a former collegiate and competitive athlete.

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  • Stacy Walker

    Stacy joined originally joined CBC as a student when we opened the doors in 2013. As a birthday gift to herself, she wanted to get back into shape after having two babies in two years.
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  • Robin Tubbs

    Robin has been dancing from a very young age.  The dance studio was like her 2nd home.  In college she was on both the dance team and the cheer team at NC State University.
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