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The Barre Code Owner, Kim Burla, of New Lenox, is preparing her store for its ribbon cutting ceremony and grand opening at noon, Saturday, March 16. Megan Schuller/22nd Century Media
Gym nstructors (left to right) Jil Cooley, of Frankfort; Megan Christakes, of New Lenox; Kelsey Nelson, of New Lenox; and Nicole Pacini, of Frankfort, pose for a picture in the studio. The Barre Code has two other instructors who weren’t pictured: Colleen Reiser, of New Lenox, and Danielle Little, of Mokena.
Megan Schuller, Assistant Editor
12:00 am CST March 6, 2019

“We live by a code. The Barre Code.” 

This is part of the mantra written on the wall inside New Lenox’s newest fitness studio, The Barre Code. The rest of the motivational code talks about striving for beauty, believing in one’s body and strength, accepting differences and realizing one’s potential to make a difference.