The Kara Goldin Show
Fred Devito and Elisabeth Halfpapp are the real deal. The legendary couple, Cofounders of Exhale Spa and now CoreBarreFit, join me on this episode to share their incredible journey to the creation of a phenomenon in fitness. Listen to hear how this duo turned something they loved into a business that changed an entire industry. You won’t be sorry. So many lessons.
James Lane Post
To celebrate their first year of operation and to bring in-person fitness back as we head out of the pandemic, CoreBarreFit, founded by barre fitness legends Elisabeth Halfpapp and Fred DeVito, have announced they will be partnering with Konner Development to form the Fitness Collaborative, a consortium of top fitness professionals, anchored by weekly CoreBarreFit classes taught by Halfpapp and DeVito. Classes will be held at the former home of Exhale on Bridgehampton’s Main Street.
Barre fitness legends Elisabeth Halfpapp and Fred DeVito have a devoted following that includes Kate Hudson, Katie Lee, Mariska Hargitay, Julia Roberts, Cameron Diaz, Ramona Singer, Edie Falco, Tara Lipinski, Embassy Row's Michael Davies, Christine Evangelista and Seventh Generation's Jeffrey and Sheila Hollender, to name a few. So, it should come as no surprise that their latest endeavor - CoreBarreFit (CBF) - quickly became a hit.
A year later, the duo is celebrating the first anniversary of the daily streaming classes, which have had a global reach. And this summer, Halfpapp and DeVito are joining forces with Konner Development to establish the Fitness Collaborative, a consortium of top fitness professionals. Classes, which of course will include CoreBarreFit led by Halfpapp and DeVito, will be held at the former home of Exhale on Bridgehampton's Main Street.
We caught up with Halfpapp and DeVito to learn more about the hit at home workout, the most important benefit from a fitness routine, and much more.
All About Fitness Podcast
Lis Halfpapp and Fred Devito teach barre, an exercise format featuring light weights and bodyweight movements to produce tremendous results. This episode features co-host Tricia Murphy Madden and discusses a method of exercise that can help maintain optimal health well into the later years. Lis and Fred are in their 60s with energy levels and appearance that surpasses fitness instructors many years younger. This is a fascinating conversation about the benefits of exercise throughout the aging process.
To celebrate its first year of operation, and to provide in-person fitness, CoreBarreFit, founded by barre fitness professionals Elisabeth Halfpapp and Fred DeVito, announced that they will be partnering with Konner Development to form the Fitness Collaborative, a consortium of top fitness professionals, anchored by weekly CoreBarreFit classes taught by Ms. Halfpapp and Mr. DeVito. Classes will be held at the former home of Exhale on Bridgehampton’s Main Street.
Ms. Halfpapp and Mr. DeVito started CoreBarreFit during the pandemic, attracting clients from around the world to the daily streaming classes, which will continue — with clients stretching and strengthening from as far away as Argentina, Switzerland and Aspen.
Leave Your Mark Podcast
The Queen of Barre, Elisabeth Halfpapp, on Creating a Movement Not Once, Not Twice, But Three Times.
Elisabeth Halfpapp has had an incredible journey in the fitness industry. She is one of the founders of the Barre movement with over 40 years of teaching and teacher training. As a sought-after authority and expert in the field, celebrities like Cameron Diaz, Heidi Klum, and Kate Hudson turn to Elisabeth when it comes to toning their body, especially their legs, bum, and abs. After two decades of growing the Lotte Berk Method, Elisabeth and her husband, Fred DeVito, decided to create their own method.
In 2002, they became the founding partners of Exhale and took the business from dream to reality with 25 units in 11 markets. But in 2019, they decided to start over again. So with the monumental changes of the pandemic, they started Core Barre Fit, a new fitness movement that they've started from scratch on their terms. In this episode, you will learn what it means to truly have passion for what you're doing, how to get your team behind your movement, and what it means to start over three times. With positivity and excitement, Elisabeth and Fred are creating a movement for the third time with the same zest and passion they had over 40 years ago.