The Refine Method | Brynn Jinnett

Founder: Brynn Jinnett, 27

Company: The Refine Method

Year founded: 2010

Location: New York

2010 Revenue: Undisclosed

2011 Projected Revenue: Undisclosed

Employees: 9

Website: RefineMethod.com

Facebook: Facebook.com/RefineMethod

Twitter: @RefineMethod

Want a ballerina body? "Back away from the barre," says Brynn Jinnett, 27, a Harvard University-educated former professional ballerina who danced in the film, Black Swan.

Jinnett, who'd been dancing since the age of three, was frustrated by the fitness trend of barre method classes. She'd taught at various New York City studios, but knew that the way to be a lean fat-burning machine isn't to do the sort of quasi-plies and other exercises Jinnett calls "baby ballet."
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