The fun and joyous way to workout

Looking for a fun, exhilarating way to workout? The BBS approach is the original dance-based fitness method, combining the intensity of cardio, the power of toning, and the joy of movement. Created by celebrity trainer Simone De La Rue, the BBS method can help you achieve the body you want - and deserve.

Our Method

The BBS method is graceful, powerful - and fun. The foundation of every class is the joy of high-impact dance cardio, complemented by resistance and toning work that assist in creating long, lean muscle, as well as cultivating inner (and outer) strength. We offer several class formats to keep your routine fresh, exciting, and completely customizable to the results you are looking to achieve.

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Our Founder

Simone began training in classical ballet at the age of three and has enjoyed a successful dance career spanning two decades, including performances on Broadway, London’s West End, and in her native Australia.

After retiring from dancing, Simone made a natural transition to the fitness industry. As a NASM CPT, she began with a loyal base of celebrity clients, and was then able to expand BBS into her New York and two Los Angeles studios. Simone is also a PROnatal Pre/Post Natal Exercise Specialist.

Simone’s initial desire to create a revolutionary exercise technique was to safeguard against injuries. By providing a solid foundation on dance, she avoided the habitual wear and tear. Clients not only avoid injury, but avoid boredom.

Simone’s technique has led to the growth of both the Body By Simone brand, and her reputation as one of the hottest Hollywood fitness experts.

Our Trainers
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Nicole Humphries

Nicole strives to create a safe, fun atmosphere for each of our clients to achieve their fitness goals, and loves nothing more than to see all of our beauties dancing like no one's watching!

Find her at our LA Studio &

on our BBS APP

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Michelle Sharman

Michelle put on her first pair of ballet shoes at age 4 and was obsessed! She will be encouraging you in class with some “Aussie charm” to not only sweat but find a connection that lifts your vibration!

Find her at our LA Studio &

on our BBS App

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Lizzy Cast

As a 500+ hour certified Yoga Teacher, Lizzy’s mission is to share what she has learned in the hope that it will pave the way for others to find their unique purpose...

Find her on our BBS APP

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Graceann Belgiorno

Graceann feels so lucky to be able to encourage others to feel their best selves in class at Body By Simone. As an instructor she wants to continue to remind clients that along with physical strength, inner strength is a huge component...

Find her at our NY Studio

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Madisyn Maniff

Madisyn may be small, but she is mighty! She shares her bubbly energy and power with the BBS beauties! Along with her training career, Madisyn continues to work as a professional dancer...

Find her at our LA Studio &

on our BBS App

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Alice Ramshaw

Director Of Training

Alice loves that she can combine her two passions - dance and fitness. When she's not hiring and training our incredible team...

Find her at our NY Studio &

on our BBS APP

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Jill Forster

West Coast Manager

Jillian loves leading her own BBS workouts on the app and in our studios all over the world! Her energizer bunny spirit...

Find her at our LA Studio &

on our BBS APP

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Kathryn Brunner

Senior Trainer

Kat believes that wellness begins from within, and that working out CAN be fun! Body By Simone reminds us of the joy we feel..

Find her at our NY Studio

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Shelby Finnie

Shelby has been a BBS believer since 2015, and is a professional dancer and performer in New York. She loves to keep her classes upbeat, fun, and motivating, and will always be accompanied by a killer playlist bound to get you moving and grooving.

Find her at our NY Studio

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Averie Hennessey

Dance quickly grew from passion to profession for Avery. She danced with The Joffrey Ballet and the American Ballet Theatre as well as on the NBA court as a Los Angeles Lakers Girl! A NASM CPT...

Find her at our LA Studio

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Serena Smith

Serena loves applying her passion and knowledge for dance, fitness, and nutrition as a trainer at Body By Simone. She finds so much joy in inspiring you to move, groove, and sweat it out with her!

Find her at our LA Studio &

on our BBS App

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Natalie White

Natalie loves that she gets to merge her dance career with her fitness life. She loves bringing joy, energy and a whole lot of power to her classes. Don't let her small size fool you, she will have you working hard!

Find her at our LA Studio &

on our BBS App

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Katie Brunson

Katie began dancing at the age of 3 and hasn’t stopped since! She graduated from The Boston Conservatory with a BFA in musical theater and moved to NYC shortly after to pursue her dreams. Some of her favorite credits include...

Find her at our NY Studio

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Gabriella Paradiso

Originally fro Long Island, New York, Gabriella began her dancing at the age of 3. She is technically trained in contemporary, lyrical, jazz and hip hop. After dancing competitively for with KJ Dance Theater...

Find her at our NY Studio

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Jillian V

Jillian feels immense gratitude to be part of the BBS community. She believes that working out should be something that brings you joy, energy, and happiness from the inside out...

Find her at our NY Studio