Be Barre Fit, Suite L, 7465 Lancaster Pike, Hockessin, recently added gentle barre courses to its schedule.

Be Barre Fit, Suite L, 7465 Lancaster Pike, Hockessin, recently added gentle barre courses to its schedule.

The studio welcomed gentle barre instructor Patti Rothman in May. Rothman currently teaches at 9:15 a.m. Wednesdays. Her class schedule may expand depending on interest. First-time barre classes are $10. Afterward, various packages will be available to fit a client's needs.

Be Barre Fit's regular one-hour barre workout is a low-impact workout designed to build core strength and flexibility. The workout also includes music.

Rothman has 18 years of formal dance training, a background in horse riding and experience leading her own fitness company. In the 1980s, she started Corporate Fitness in Wilmington, offering lunchtime fitness sessions for large corporations.

She is a member of IDEA Health & Fitness Association and has certifications through the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America, United States Water Fitness Association, Zena Rommett Floor-Barre Foundation and Total Barre.

For information, visit bebarrefit.com.