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Carolina Barre is BACK!!
Amity Whalen moved back to North Carolina after living in Lake Forest, IL for a little over 2 years.  

Amity owned Carolina Barre and Core in both Charlotte, NC (2013) and Raleigh, NC (2016).  Carolina Barre was open 9+ years before making the decision to close once the leases ended in 2021.  

Amity started teaching online in 2020 during the Covid shut down and has continued on ever since.  While this has allowed her to maintain relationships and connections with her clients, she missed what she is so good at… in person connection and hands on teaching.  She is grateful to build an amazing group of clients in Illinois before having the opportunity to move back to North Carolina.  Carolina Barre will be operating under Amity Whalen Wellness LLC in a space in Chapel Hill, NC.  

It is an exciting time for Amity to be able to cultivate a new fitness community in a new space which will be small and intimate and give you a very personal experience.

Amity has 25+ years of teaching experience from Johnny G cycle (Whew, that was a long time ago) and HIIT to yoga, Pilates and barre which she now specializes in.

Amity has created a signature modality that blends together these 3 disciplines beautifully.  She calls this FOR THE LOVE OF CORE.   You will focus on strengthening, lengthening, balance, mindful movement, incorporating breath, finding your core and learning to move from the bracing of your core.  

This modality will be offered as well as mat Pilates, traditional barre, yoga, deep stretch as well as specialized workshops.   

Amity will offer single private sessions, duets and small private groups tailored to your needs.  


Photos by Laurel Belle Photography.

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