The Tinney Sisters, Amanda & Kelli, share their story of overcoming heart attacks at a very young age. See why these amazing ladies run with us and why the American Heart Association is important to them.
"When jazz singer Robin Barnes isn’t performing at various festivals and shows around New Orleans, she is working on making her hometown a more fit and connected place. After overcoming a serious illness, she focused on creating a healthier lifestyle for herself, which lead to her creating the Move Ya Brass fitness group off a single Facebook post." - Lori Wilson
More of Lori's article in the link below
"...if you’ve never danced a day in your life, it doesn’t matter—no one cares, no one is going to laugh at you, heck, no one will even be looking your way as they’re all paying attention to the teacher anyway and trying not to trip over their own two feet. While Move Ya Brass founder Robin Barnes’ classes may be based on NOLA dance moves backed by recorded tunes from a brass band, they’re mixed with aerobics and rather formulaic—after a couple measures, you’ll find your groove." - Kristin Luna
"Imagine a family reunion. Now, imagine a block party. Then add a bounce beat on top your favorite songs."
This is Bounce Ya Brass: traditional NOLA bounce moves in an aerobic format.
When you combine natural talent with determination and a desire to improve the community, magic happens. Join evamor as we highlight those who have committed to using their gifts, such as Move Ya Brass founder and singer Robin Barnes Music, to create brighter lives for those around them. #ItsOnlyNatural #KnowBetterWater #evamorWater
Move Ya Brass, along our other fellow run groups in New Orleans, was in the January/February 2017 issue of Runner's World magazine's feature "Run This City: New Orleans." The header link will take you to the published article, while the Runner's World link will take you on an interactive run along the Mississippi River starting at Crescent Park and ending at the Aquarium of the Americas.