Sadie Lincoln

Bio

Sadie Lincoln is a renowned wellness expert, media personality, and founder of barre3 fitness. She’s also the author of Love Your Lower Body, which she wrote with the editors of Prevention Magazine.

From her flagship studio in Portland, Oregon, Sadie has created a unique style of whole-health fitness classes combining the disciplines of ballet barre work, Pilates, and yoga. Her modern approach offers serious results, accessible programs and inspiration for balanced living. Barre3’s worldwide franchise locations and Online Workouts have attracted A-list celebrities, major publications such as Self, Fitness and In Style, and everyday moms – just like Sadie.

Sadie began teaching group exercise 20 years ago while attending UCLA. She was awarded a Graduate Assistantship from the College of William & Mary, where she developed and ran the group fitness program while earning her masters degree in higher education administration.

Prior to branching out on her own, Sadie spent 10 years at 24 Hour Fitness serving in a variety of roles, including running the group exercise program and developing global sales, marketing and brand communications strategy. Working directly with the founder and CEO, she helped grow the company into the largest chain of health clubs worldwide.

Today, Sadie is thrilled to own her company while raising her two kids alongside her husband and business partner Chris.

Find a barre3 studio near you, subscribe to online workouts, and learn about owning your own studio at barre3.com.

Specialties:

Affiliation:

  • barre3

Location:

  • Portland, OR

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Activity

  • Sadie Lincoln - Portland, OR - Fitness
    Sadie Lincoln of barre3 answered:

    What can I do if my low back hurts when I exercise my core?

    You are not alone. This is a common question. Often limiting your range of motion or focusing on isometric exercises, such as plank with a long spine, will help decrease any discomfort in your lower back. If that doesn't relieve your back, we recommend using a small towel, or a fit ball like...Read More
  • Sadie Lincoln - Portland, OR - Fitness
    Sadie Lincoln of barre3 answered:

    How do I relieve sore muscles after a workout?

    A great remedy for tight muscles is taking an Epsom salt bath. Epsom salt is a natural detox that can alleviate sore and tight muscles. You will often find us recommending this in class to our clients who are feeling the effects of lots of exercise and tight muscles!
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  • Sadie Lincoln - Portland, OR - Fitness
    Sadie Lincoln of barre3 answered:

    Is it normal to get stressed when trying a new exercise class?

    One of my favorite memories is teaching a private class to editors and fitness trendsetters in New York City at the Baryshnikov Art Center. This class was packed with very influential and fit-minded people who were all experiencing barre3 for the first time together. In the middle of class I asked, “How’s everyone doing...Read More
  • Sadie Lincoln - Portland, OR - Fitness
    Sadie Lincoln of barre3 answered:

    What can I do if I feel intimidated by the regulars in my exercise class?

    First of all, you are not alone! I think most of us have felt this way at some point. My best advice is to show up early for class and introduce yourself to your instructor. Share with him/her any anxiety you may have. If this approach doesn’t work for you, come with a specific question to...Read More
  • Sadie Lincoln - Portland, OR - Fitness
    Sadie Lincoln of barre3 answered:

    How much time should I spend working out?

    How frequently you should exercise to lose weight depends on what sort of exercise you are doing and for how long. Building a sustainable and realistic routine is the best approach to fulfilling your fitness and weight loss goals. In our barre3 studios we encourage clients to come to class at least...Read More
  • Sadie Lincoln - Portland, OR - Fitness
    Sadie Lincoln of barre3 answered:

    How can I fit exercise into my busy schedule?

    Feeling stressed for time is one of the most common obstacles to making exercise a regular part of life. Here are some tips that work well for me and my clients:
    • Change your perspective. Do you look at exercise as a chore? How can you make it an integrated way of life? Choose activities you
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  • Sadie Lincoln - Portland, OR - Fitness
    Sadie Lincoln of barre3 answered:

    How can I be active during pregnancy?

    Pregnancy is an important time to listen to your body and really hear what it is telling you. Motherly instincts definitely kick in before giving birth, and it is smart to approach physical activity when pregnant with caution. This being said, staying active while pregnant has several wonderful benefits

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  • Sadie Lincoln - Portland, OR - Fitness
    Sadie Lincoln of barre3 answered:

    What can I do if my back hurts because I sit all day at work?

    In a chair, most people hunch their back and sink their chests, letting their belly sag forward, and tuck the pelvis under. This flattens the normal curve of your low back and weakens the muscles there, and it can cause pain. Anything that strengthens the core will help the alignment of your...Read More
  • Sadie Lincoln - Portland, OR - Fitness
    Sadie Lincoln of barre3 answered:

    Should I stretch as part of my warm-up?

    Stretching is a key part of preparing the body for exercise. Spending a few minutes warming the entire body for a workout is the best way to maximize the benefits of exercising and prevent injury. It is important to start slow, especially if you are working out first thing in the morning. Muscles need time

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  • Sadie Lincoln - Portland, OR - Fitness
    Sadie Lincoln of barre3 answered:

    Can yoga help me lose weight?

    Yes. Yoga can definitely help to aid in weight loss. There are many varieties of yoga available to us, and while some are more vigorous than others, the universal principals found in almost all forms of yoga help us to connect to our body's wisdom. This connection is paramount in how we live our

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  • Sadie Lincoln - Portland, OR - Fitness
    Sadie Lincoln of barre3 answered:

    What should I do if working out makes me really hungry?

    Finding the right balance between energy expended (calories burned exercising) and energy in from calories in your food is very important. Eating small meals throughout the day is a good approach to keeping your hunger at bay and your body fueled without overeating. Meals that consist of...Read More
  • Sadie Lincoln - Portland, OR - Fitness
    Sadie Lincoln of barre3 answered:

    What are simple balancing exercises that I can practice from day to day?

    Balance can change from day to day and even worsen without regular practice.  At barre3 we use a ballet barre as support while we work to improve our balance.  You do not need a ballet barre, though, to get the same benefits we do in our studios. Simple exercises such as standing on one leg or up on your toes...Read More
  • Sadie Lincoln - Portland, OR - Fitness
    Sadie Lincoln of barre3 answered:

    What can I do to lose fat in my butt?

    Targeted butt exercises can shape and strengthen, but it is not possible to lose weight in one area of the body by exercising alone. Minimizing our rear ends is a big wish for a lot us. Equally as important as targeted exercises that work the back body, eating a well-balanced diet that co...Read More
  • Sadie Lincoln - Portland, OR - Fitness
    Sadie Lincoln of barre3 answered:

    How can I get rid of the flab underneath my arms?

    Sounds like you are looking for some good tricep exercises. There are many ways to work the tricep right at home without gym equipment. My go-to tricep exercise is standing narrow push-ups at my kitchen counter. Stand with your hands shoulder width apart resting against your counter. Take...Read More
  • Sadie Lincoln - Portland, OR - Fitness
    Sadie Lincoln of barre3 answered:

    How can I strengthen weak foot arches?

    The feet are the foundation of any standing movement. Simply allowing your toes to move freely by wearing toe shoes, toe socks, or going barefoot, will help strengthen the many muscles and tendons of the foot and can improve your arches. Weighting the feet in a variety of ways can also improve...Read More