Amity Whalen, founder of Carolina Barre & Core, opened the doors to the Charlotte based studio on July 15, 2013. It is here that the foundation was laid for a challenging fitness studio that was deeply rooted in creating community and support. This concept was carried over to the North Raleigh Studio at Lafayette Village in 2016 when Amity and her family relocated for her husband Duncan’s job. A third studio was born in 2018 in a second Raleigh location, inside the belt line (ITB) at Glenwood Village.
Well versed in the fitness world, Amity has been teaching since 1995 including cycle, bootcamp, pilates, yoga (200 E-RYT) and barre. She has been mentored by Fred Devito and Elisabeth Halfpapp of Exhale Spa (formerly of the Lotte Berk Method) and Tyler Ingram also of Exhale Spa. Amity is known for having a keen eye for alignment and an incredible hands-on approach. Her passion for teaching is undeniable and she will make even the most apprehensive guest feel comfortable and welcome.