"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

5 Ways to Get Out & About in New Orleans - Bounce Ya Brass - Camels & Chocolate


"...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

WWLTV - Live Video from Stretch Ya Brass @ Crescent Park

If you need a little motivation to jump start your exercise routine, there is a great chance to do it in the Bywater. Katie Steiner has all the details about Move Ya Brass' free yoga class in partnership with Crescent Park & the French Market Corporation

Creating Better Lives Around Us - Evamor Water Commercial with Robin & Move Ya Brass

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

Run This City: New Orleans

  Bounce Ya Brass class at Crescent Park - Photo by Claire Bangser

Bounce Ya Brass class at Crescent Park - Photo by Claire Bangser

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.