The Bar Method | Allison McCurdy
Allison McCurdy is an avid snow skier, hiker, and “anything cardio” enthusiast, Allison remained mainly outdoors to exercise until she found The Bar Method™ in 2007. The Bar Method™ introduced a whole new level of fitness to her mind and body by not only completely changing her body shape but also her career direction. After 12 years in corporate America, The Bar Method inspired Allison to pursue a life dream of opening her own business with a focus on health and fitness. Allison and her husband, Mike currently own and operate The Bar Method™ Point Loma and co-own a new studio in Solana Beach, San Diego. Aside from leaving her 9-month-old son home to go to the studio, she cannot wait to jump out of bed in the morning and share her passion for The Bar Method™ with the world. Allison’s other passions include time with friends, family, and global travel.
Allison holds a BS in Marketing from The U. of Colorado at Boulder, a MBA from U. of Colorado at Denver and a Master of International Management from Thunderbird Graduate School of Global Management. Her professional background includes over 12 years of marketing and business strategy for domestic and international companies including Fujitsu, AC Nielsen, VNU and Black & Decker.
Culinary Experiences at La Cocina Que Canta | Visiting Teacher David Cohen
Tuesday 11 am and 4 pm and Thursday 4 pm
Chef David Cohen was born in Philadelphia. His experience spans across the United States including positions at Auberge Du Soleil in Napa Valley and Azie in San Francisco (Best New Restaurant 2000). He ran the kitchens at Kansas City Prime in Philadelphia (3 ½ stars Philadelphia Inquirer), and Scala’s Bistro in San Francisco (3 stars SF Chronicle). David was named on the Top 100 Bay Area Chef’s List in 2007 & 2008. His formal education was received at Cornell University & Le Cordon Bleu London. He also worked at the Michelin rated Selene on the Island of Santorini and at the famed Savoy Hotel in London. Chef Cohen is currently an instructor at the Art Institute of Sunnyvale.
David offers three hands-on culinary experiences, 3.5 hours each, on Tuesday at 11 am and 4 pm and Thursday at 4 pm, during which you will enjoy preparing your own meal along with fellow cooks. Classes take place at La Cocina Que Canta, our new culinary center.
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Pilates Based Sculpting Techniques | Norma Shechtman
Norma Shechtman is known as the "legend" in the fitness world. Word has it that her "unassuming, caring and educational classes and workshops" keep them coming back for more and more…She has been involved in fitness and education for over 30 years and is well respected in the fitness industry. She holds a double Masters Degree in Kinesiology and Education. She is ACE, AFAA, AEA, NESTA, Pilates, Revmaster certified and master trainer. Norma is an international presenter, author of 5 books, has 5 videos, authored home study courses and has hosted her own cable TV show.
During your week Norma will give you the experience at both Level I and Level II Pilates of a grand playground of tools/toys to use for Pilates movements. By using the tools/toys guests will be able to understand and feel the benefits of Pilates in a unique and fun way.