Barre Above® is a totally unique approach to barre workouts as you've seen them. Fusing the best of pilates, yoga, aerobics, and elements of the strengthening exercises dancers do, Barre Above® delivers a results-driven workout that is not only fun and dynamic, but it will sculpt your body and get you into absolutely amazing shape.

When taking a Barre Above® workout:
  • You'll see improvements in your posture, flexibility, overall body strength, and balance.
  • You'll obtain a body awareness that you may not have had before.
  • You'll transform your body and feel more confident in your fitness.
  • You'll establish friendships and new connections among your fellow participants.

You don't need to worry about having any dance experience in order to take a Barre Above class, because Barre Above® instructors teach you with the intent of progression with safer approach. When you take a Barre Above® class, you'll always feel challenged, yet consciously aware of what is right for your body. Barre Above® classes teach you to find the strength of a dancer within you, and to transform your body.

If you are interested in exploring the world of Barre, try a Barre Above® class and take your fitness to new heights.

Barre Above®
Classic

8-Hour live In-Person Barre Certification plus you'll receive a bonus 3-Hour online training from the master of musicality, Lauren George. Barre Above® blends the latest exercise science with the principles of the Lotte Berk method, delivering a fusion of ballet, pilates, yoga and strength training to the workouts.

You'll Discover
  • Which exercises to teach in neutral spine and when not to use pelvic tuck exercises.
  • The techniques teachers of excellence use to help first-timers feel successful, while challenging seasoned participants in the same class.
  • The power of Convergent Strength Training, a unique methodology that maximizes muscle fatigue.
  • The 2 Must-know techniques for creating effective progressions and regressions for any barre exercise.
You Learn How To
  • Create and teach classic barre classes and fusion classes for all types of fitness levels.
  • Structure an effective 30, 45, 55, or 60 min. classes.
  • Pattern exercise sequences that create strength gains, plus improve cardiovascular fitness, flexibility, endurance, and posture.
  • Teach a cohesive class for any type of room set up
  • Cue for every type of learner
  • Structure a warm-up that elevates core body temperature to optimum training conditions
  • Blend fusion choreography to give personality to your class
  • Teach in the optimum sequencing for a barre workout
  • Musicality Method™: Lauren George teaches you the step-by-step method of choreographing any Group X class to your favorite music
    • The Art of Cueing
    • How to command the room
    • Take your teaching to the next level!
  • 1.2 ACE
  • 12.0 SCW
  • 1.2 NASM
  • 12.0 AFAA
  • Print & Electronic Instructor Manual
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Instructor Web Account with initial workout choreography & educational videos
  • Online access to the New Musicality Method™ module that contributes 4 CECs to your training
  • 2 digital Barre workout videos
  • Opportunity for ongoing education
  • Discounts on equipment and apparel

Barre Above®
with Pilates Focus

8-Hour live In-Person Barre specialty Certification for professionals that blends barre and Pilates training principles. Barre Above® with Pilates Focus concentrates on a functional approach to vertical Pilates& Barre training that simulates Pilates Apparatus.

You'll Discover
  • The magic behind why Barre and Pilates disciplines are such a perfect combination, and how they share similar concepts and principles.
  • The innovation of using Barre and Pilates equipment together to create a totally dynamic and effective functional class.
  • The techniques teachers of excellence use to help first-timers feel successful, while challenging seasoned participants in the same class.
  • The power of Convergent Strength Training, a unique methodology used in Barre Above® that maximizes muscle fatigue, and how to apply it in a vertical format for a Pilates audience.
  • The importance of vertical alignment, core stability, and Pilates principles as they relate to teaching a Barre and Pilates focused class.
  • The application of Planes of Motion as they relate to exercise selection and functional kinesiology.
  • The application of Physiology as it relates to breath and movement.
You Learn How To
  • Create and teach Barre classes for a Pilates audience and for all types of fitness levels.
  • Easily exchange a Barre exercise for a similar Pilates equipment exercise and how to modify both.
  • Structure an effective 30, 45, 55, or 60 min. classes.
  • Choose the perfect exercise selection based on your audience, whether at the Barre, on the mat, or on a reformer.
  • Pattern exercise sequences that create strength gains, plus improve functionality, cardiovascular fitness, flexibility, endurance, and posture.
  • Teach a cohesive class for any type of room set up – whether in a small studio packed with Pilates equipment or without it.
  • Cue for every type of learner
  • Teach in the optimum sequencing for a Barre and Pilates fusion workout
  • 8.0 PMA
  • 8.0 AFAA
  • 0.8 ACE
  • 0.8 NASM
  • 8.0 SCW
  • Print & Electronic Instructor Manual
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Instructor Web Account with initial workout choreography & educational videos
  • 2 digital Barre workout videos
  • Opportunity for ongoing education
  • Discounts on equipment and apparel

Balletone®

8-Hour live In-Person Barre specialty Certification for professionals that blends barre and ballet. Balletone™ offers professionals the ability to teach a class that allows every participant and everyBODY to feel graceful, elegant, and strong.

You'll Know
  • A working knowledge of how Balletone® concepts relate bio teaching movement in a Balletone® class and beyond.
  • Proper Balletone® form and posture for a specific series of movements, exercise, and patterns to fully command the Balletone® technique.
  • How to effectively communicate and deliver the unique Balletone® choreography in a user-friendly way to a wide variety or participants.
  • A process for the creating fun, ballet based conditioning workouts for fitness enthusiasts of all levels.
You'll Learn How To:
  • Create full 60-min Balletone® workouts that allow new Balletone® participants to feel successful while still challenging seasoned enthusiasts.
  • Teach an effective ballet-based fitness workout to the "non-dancer" so that all participants feel successful, elegant, and strong.
  • Cue to every type of learner.
  • Use the concepts learned in the Balletone® certification to augment the content in your other fitness classes.
  • Fuse elements of Ballet, Strength Training, Cardiovascular Endurance, and Pilates into one non-stop full body workout.
  • 7.0 AFAA
  • 0.7 ACE
  • 0.7 NASM
  • 7.0 SCW
  • Print & Electronic Instructor Manual
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Instructor Web Account
  • Balletone: A Dancer's Workout DVD (hard DVD and digital version)
  • Opportunity for full education library
  • Discounts on equipment and apparel