Emily Hovis

Emily is Richmond native. She attended Virginia Tech and graduated with a BS in Political Science and Psychology and began to pursue a career in politics. She is co-founder of H2 Partners LLC, a political and nonprofit finance consulting and event management firm.

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Polly Taylor

Polly grew up a Richmond native, attended St. Catherine’s School, and then UVA in Charlottesville, VA.  After a year of working in D.C. for The Carlyle Group, she transitioned back to Richmond to be closer to family, and spent the next five years working for Davenport & Company LLC. Although she valued her time there, she realized the office environment was holding her back from doing what she appreciated most.

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Morganne August

Originally from Staunton, VA, Morganne grew up dancing ballet and has always appreciated exercise that strengthens, lengthens, and tones. After attending Virginia Tech and then William and Mary for graduate school, she moved to Richmond in 2011 to teach high school English.

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Ashley Edwards

Ashley claims the Richmond area as home although she still has a big soft spot for her birthplace of West Virginia. After graduating from James Madison University (Go Dukes!), she spent time living and working in Australia and then the Outer Banks of North Carolina before returning home to Richmond

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Erin Findlay

Erin graduated from Virginia Tech with a BS in Finance in 2005. After moving every 2-3 years of her childhood as a military family, she is happily settled in Richmond.  Erin went back to school in 2009 and earned her BS in Nursing.  She is currently a Labor and Delivery RN at St. Mary’s Hospital.

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Britt Flippo

Britt was raised on a farm in Doswell, VA, attended the Collegiate School, and proceeded to graduate from James Madison University. After cutting her teeth at PR firms in San Francisco and Washington DC, managing campaigns for some of the largest nutritional food and beverage brands, she moved back to Richmond to be closer to family and pursue her current role as an innovation consultant and mom to spunky golden retriever, Willa.

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Annie Frankfort

Annie was born and raised in Richmond. She grew up playing sports. After W&L, Annie moved to Jackson, Wyoming to ski and hike and discovered yoga. During graduate school in Richmond, Annie received her 200 hour yoga teacher training from Charlottesville Yoga School. 

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Sara Seward McGlothlin

Originally from Richmond, VA, Sara attended St. Catherine’s School and UVA in Charlottesville, VA. She was always active growing up, from playing tennis and swimming as a child, to field hockey and lacrosse in high school. It wasn’t until college when she fell in love with fitness, and the feeling and energy a regular routine provides.

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Britlin O'Shea

Born and raised in Richmond, Britlin returned after graduating from UVA in Charlottesville, Va. She grew up as a competitive gymnast and later transferred her skills to become a varsity cheerleader for UVA. As an athlete, health and fitness were ingrained in her from an early age, and have become passions in her life.

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Brianna Pleasants

 

Brianna began taking barre in 2012 and instantly fell in love. For Brianna, barre is a workout that is fun, yet challenging, and gives her a feeling of self accomplishment. Brianna holds a certificate from ACE in group fitness and is excited to share her passion for music, fitness, dance and barre.

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Anna Rhoads

Anna grew up in the Richmond area and attended Virginia Tech, graduating in 2011.  She works for a consulting firm in Richmond and loves her daily interaction with both professional clients and barReVA clients. She grew up active, but it wasn’t until finding barre in 2013 that she was truly motivated to incorporate exercise into her everyday life. 

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Erica Talbert

Erica grew up in a military family and planted roots in Richmond after graduating from Virginia Tech with a degree in Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise.  She practiced as a registered dietitian before returning to school in 2013 to be a pharmacist.  Erica understands the importance of healthy living but wasn’t motivated to maintain a regular fitness regimen until she found barre.

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Carle Silvestri

Carle was raised in Richmond and then attended George Mason University. After she graduated, she came back to Richmond to get her license in education at University of Richmond. She is currently a high school math teacher in Henrico County

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