Barre for the Bold with Mary-Katherine Thompson-Miller ’06

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Spring is a great time to grow your “I wish” into “I WILL”! Join Mary-Katherine Thompson Miller ’06 for a 45-minute barre workout featuring a variety of strength exercises for the upper body, lower body, and core. Barre is a low impact fusion of strength training, pilates, yoga, and ballet practice designed to meet a wide variety of fitness levels. This particular Barre class will be focused on strengthening the body with result-yielding power movements that are set to a rockin’ and motivational playlist. Participants are encouraged to work at their own level using modifications to increase or decrease intensity levels.

Mary-Katherine Thompson-Miller ’06

Tuesday, May 11 
6 p.m. Eastern / 5 p.m. Central

Register: Barre for the Bold

Please note that this Zoom event has limited space – sign up today! A Zoom link to join will be included in your registration confirmation email. Questions? Please email Audrey Bitzer, Advancement Events Manager. Families will want an open space for big movements and a lot of fun!  Everyone should wear comfortable clothes they can move in freely.

Hornets – Join the take 5 Challenge!

Alumni participants who register and join at least 5 Virtual workouts from March 21 until August 21, 2021 will receive a free K t-shirt! Kalamazoo College alumni must be logged into Zoom at the time of the event to receive participation credit. While families are welcome and encouraged to attend, the t-shirt will be awarded to K alumni only.  


About Mary-Katherine Thompson Miller ’06
Mary-Katherine graduated from Kalamazoo College with a BA in teaching and English. A few years ago, she wanted to stay home to raise her daughter, Grace, but also keep one foot in the teaching world. Teaching fitness has been a perfect opportunity for her to pursue both career paths! Mary-Katherine is certified to teach group fitness, Barre, indoor cycling, and WERQ dance fitness classes. Currently, she teaches faculty and staff wellness classes, as well as PE classes at Kalamazoo College. She also teaches locally at a, now virtual, studio in the community.

Mary-Katherine lives in Kalamazoo with her husband, Andy Miller ’99, their daughter Grace (4), and their dog Kalli (named after the city of Kalamazoo!).