After dancing since she was three years old, Leigh has been teaching dance since 1980. She holds certifications from Dance Teachers of America, Power Pilates (Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced Classic Mat Pilates), Les Mills-BodyFlow (Yoga, Pilates, and Thai Chi combined), CXWorX (a core driven workout), and Silver Sneakers (an exercise program for Senior Citizens), AND YogaFit.
Leigh was born and raised in the Atlanta area and attended Henderson high school in Dekalb County. Leigh continued her education studying dance and drama with both the North Carolina School of Performing Arts and Western Kentucky University.
She is married to a VERY sweet man named Michael Barker, and they have three grown children named Sarah, Kate, and Robby. The Barkers also have a wonderful son-in-law named Billy, and a darling grand-daughter named Lily Anne. They are expecting their second grandchild in July!!