Archive for June, 2009

Article in NW Kids – May 2009 issue

June 8, 2009

Mom Hip Tip

If you’re a busy parent of a young child, chances are you have mastered life one-handed—from ordering your morning coffee, using your keys to open the door, to brushing your teeth at night. As your reward, you have the Mom Hip.

Sadie Lincoln has studied body alignment for more than 15 years and has incorporated its principles into her pilates-yoga-ballet program at the Barre3 studio. She says she can spot clients who have children within the first few minutes of her class by the imbalance caused by the Mom Hip. “The shoulder on one side is slightly elevated, one hip is higher than the other, and the feet are unevenly weighted,” she notes. (more…)

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barre3 on MSNBC.com

June 2, 2009

“…After 11 years working for a national fitness chain in California, Sadie Lincoln saw the recessionary handwriting on the wall.  She worked as a project manager for the company and left because she suspected layoffs were imminent. She also wanted to pursue her dream of teaching ballet and yoga.

Last year, Lincoln and her husband — who was laid off from the same company — opened barre3, a ballet studio that combines yoga practice.  “We sold our expensive house and said goodbye to our expensive and fast-paced life,” she says. “We moved our two kids and cat to Portland, Ore., rented a little bungalow and put our life savings to work — we bought ourselves a dream job…” (full story)