It was on a bright, sunny morning in March that twelve ladies gathered together at the lobby of Galle Face Hotel, Colombo to embark on a day of rest & recuperation. With palpable anticipation and excitement in the air, introductions were made and each settled into the comfortable couches to enjoy the delicious chia pudding breakfasts from Barressential. Schedules were handed out and a formal welcome (by Founder Nare Bandaranayake) later, we piled into the luxury van and heade
It's that time of year in Colombo. Temperatures are soaring. Feels like 37 degrees. Feels like 40 degrees. The sun roasts you even if you step out for a minute. You long for the cool climates in the hill country. But you still want to get a work out in. You can still get a super effective workout but we advise our clients to be safe about it! Here are three key tips to follow if you're heading in for a class this April! 1. Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate: Cannot stress this enough!
We say barre. You have so many questions. Firstly, is it pronounced "bar" or "bar-ray"? Secondly, Is it ballet? Is it aerobics? Is it yoga? Thirdly, will it result in weight loss? Can someone who's never exercised before do it? So many questions. With our blog, we intend to answer all of these questions and then some. "Barre" (pronounced 'bar') is a revolutionary fitness method combining pilates, yoga and the traditional ballet barre to create movements that work to sculpt an