The Tesla Group Announces Dr. Emily Splichal and Fitness Expert Andrea Fornarola-Hunsberger Announce Summer of BARE® Fitness Event

The “Barefoot Strong” Campaign Continues with a Fusion of Barre and BARE® Exercises Combined with Beauty and Wellness Essentials at the Barre Elements Fitness Studio

East Hampton, NY, July 24, 2015 --( Celebrity Podiatrist and Human Movement Specialist Dr. Emily Splichal has partnered with Fitness and Dance Guru Andrea Fornarola-Hunsberger to bring a unique fitness event, Summer of BARE® at the Barre Elements Fitness Studio, to East Hampton on August 15, 2015. The workshop will host two sessions from 1pm-3pm and 3:30pm-5:30pm.

Both Dr. Emily and Andrea are established fitness leaders that have been in the industry for over 13 years. With the recent release of her Barefoot Strong: Unlock the Secrets to Movement Longevity, Dr. Emily has been on a Barefoot Strong international tour, spreading the message of movement longevity and the importance of “barefoot before shod”. Dr. Emily is the Creator of BARE®, the only workout based on science and research, combining the benefits of barefoot science and balance training for one intense workout. Andrea, with her extensive expertise in dance, has developed multiple programs and instructed classes at many upscale fitness facilities in Manhattan, NY and has an elite clientele. Her unique series of signature classes are offered exclusively at Elements Fitness Studio.

Summer of BARE® at the Barre Elements Fitness Studio will feature a fusion of barre and BARE® exercises demonstrated by Dr. Emily and Andrea, combined with beauty and wellness essentials perfect for every woman. Guest will enjoy a day of learning how to reawaken the core, secrets to movement longevity and enhancing their well-being through a fun fitness experience. Complimentary refreshments and bubbly will also be available in addition to one-on-one consultations with both hosts, gift bags and a book signing with Dr. Emily.

The collaboration between Dr. Emily and Andrea came naturally as they are both New York based fitness enthusiasts with a passion for fitness, who understand the importance of a full-body workout and connecting with the core. “As a professional dancer and fitness professional I have always been conscious and passionate about the health and wellness of my feet as both a tool and important part of my body. My work as a high profile trainer in New York and Hamptons lends to a great partnership between Dr. Emily and myself, and I am happy to welcome Dr. Emily to my East Hampton studio for this event,” says Andrea of the upcoming fitness workshop. “I am excited to be extending the Barefoot Strong Tour to East Hampton’s Elements Fitness Studio and working with Andrea is a perfect fit as we both believe in the same message of ‘strong feet, strong core’,” further explains Dr. Emily,“I look forward to sharing the secrets to becoming barefoot strong with the women of East Hampton.”

Guest will leave with beauty and wellness gift bags provided by the event's sponsors including: Dr.'s REMEDY Enriched Nail Care, All Beauty Water, The Solemates, and more.

Barefoot Strong: Unlock the Secrets to Movement Longevity is currently available for purchase on Amazon and BookBaby. To learn more about Dr. Emily Splichal, please visit

For information about Andrea Fornarola-Hunsberger and Elements Fitness Studio, please visit

About Dr. Emily Splichal
Dr. Emily Splichal is a Celebrity Podiatrist, Human Movement Specialist, Creator of the Catwalk Confidence Program and Author of Everyday Is Your Runway: A Shoe Lover's Guide to Healthy Feet & Legs and Barefoot Strong: Unlock the Secrets to Movement Longevity. Her Catwalk Confidence & Stiletto Recovery programs have been featured on The Today Show, Oprah Winfrey Show and The Doctors, to name a few. She has lent her expertise to over 50 top national and regional publications including: Health, Yahoo! News, More magazine, InStyle and many more. Dr. Emily's major endorsements include Garden of Life, Aetrex Worldwide, Crunch Fitness and SOLS. Her Catwalk Confidence workout was voted as “Best Workout of 2010” by TimeOut NY.

Dr. Emily is also a Consultant for Nike's Innovation Kitchen and Founder and CEO of the Evidence Based Fitness Academy (EBFA).

Fitness Certifications: NASM - Corrective Exercise Specialist; NASM - Performance Enhancement Specialist; NSCA - Certified Personal Trainer; Johnny G Spin Instructor; AFAA - Group Fitness Instructor; Paul Chek - Scientific Core Conditioning Professional Memberships: American College of Foot & Ankle Orthopedics & Medicine; American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine; American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine; Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society.

About Andrea Fornarola-Hunsberger
Andrea Fornarola-Hunsberger is the Founder and a Director of Elements Fitness Studio. Andrea has been dancing and creating movement patterns since her early childhood. She is a professional dancer, music theatre performer, actor, and fitness guru from Manhattan. Working in the industry for 15 years, Andrea has developed programs and instructed classes at many upscale fitness facilities in Manhattan and has taught sold out classes to the elite and famous. Andrea holds multiple nationally recognized fitness certifications including ACE, AFAA, Schwinn, and Real Ryder International. Through her experience, she has developed a unique series of signature classes that she offers exclusively at Elements Fitness Studio. Andrea is a Magma Cum Laude graduate of the State University of New York at Buffalo with a BFA in Dance. She has multiple credits in regional theatre, dance, film, TV, and online media. She is proud member of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, Screen Actors Guild and the Actors Equity Association.
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