Balancing Act: Aqua Studio’s Esther Gauthier

Balancing Act: Aqua Studio’s Esther Gauthier

After a visit back home, French-bred Esther Gauthier brought back an idea that had yet to cross the Atlantic. Water cycling, the workout de jour in Paris, is akin to spin class—underwater. Thanks to Gauthier, it’s now available stateside, so get into your swimsuit and dive in: Consistent AQUA Studio classes promise to reduce cellulite, and provide a strenuous yet gentle-on-the-joints workout via natural resistance. After spending three years concepting her Tribeca-based space, she finally opened last spring, and 10 months of unpredictability later, Gauthier is learning to put some order back into her days. Here’s how she balances her day in order to attack all that comes her way. Continue reading “Balancing Act: Aqua Studio’s Esther Gauthier”