Andrea Fornarola Hunsberger, Founder and Director, Head Trainer at Elements Fitness, launched the renowned barre and dance fusion studio and brand in 2010. As a professional dancer, music theatre performer, actor, and fitness guru from Manhattan, Andrea has been dancing and creating movement patterns since her early childhood. Having been in the industry for 15 years, developing barre programs for several prestigious studios and gyms throughout her career, she branched out on her own to build Elements Fitness Studio. 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. This specialized technique allows Andrea to provide a whole new workout to her clients, different from anything they’ve ever tried before.
Andrea began her professional career at 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, including Broadway Barres produced by Josh Rhodes on Broadway, The Christmas Review at the New York Theatre, the television shows All My Children, The Good Wife, Royal Pains and Nurse Jackie. Working in the industry for 15 years, Andrea has developed barre programs for several studios and gyms ranging from Saratoga Springs, NY to Westport, CT. Andrea has instructed classes at many upscale fitness facilities in Manhattan and has taught sold out classes to the elite and famous, including Kelly Ripa, Sarah Jessica Parker, Parker Posey, Kirsten Dunst, Christy Turlington, Jessica Seinfeld and many of the wives of the New York Rangers hockey team.