FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q: WHAT IS BARRE?

A: Barre is a form of physical exercise that incorporates ballet moves, pilates, yoga and strength training all in one class. Small movements with an emphasis on form, alignment and core engagement are the focus of barre fitness. Barre incorporates the use of the ballet barre, light weights (2-3 lbs), bender balls, support mats and straps some classes also include gliders to add more cardiovascular work to the workout.

 

Q: BENEFITS OF BARRE?

A: The benefits of barre are endless! Barre strengthens and tones muscles, develops a mind/body connection, and increases core strength, stamina, balance and flexibility. Believe it or not, barre also improves posture and reduces stress! In addition to all these benefits, it’s also a low impact workout making it the perfect choice for all ages, fitness abilities and body types. 

 

Q: WHAT MAKES THE BARRE SHOP DIFFERENT FROM OTHER BARRE STUDIOS?

A: We keep our class sizes small. Limiting class sizes to 15 people in a studio.This allows the instructor to assess every student in class and adjust form as needed, making the workout safe for everyone. We’re the only local studio that offers barre burn specialized class that adds cardio bursts throughout your workout.

 

Q: DO I NEED TO HAVE DANCE EXPERIENCE TO PARTICIPATE?

A: NO!!! The Barre shop is comprised of an amazing community of non-judgmental members that understand what it’s like walking into a barre studio for the first time, so you’re not alone! Everyone was new at some point even the owner and instructors

 

Q: I’M PREGNANT, CAN I STILL TAKE CLASS?

A: YES! There are modifications for almost every exercise done in class and our instructors are trained in pregnancy modifications, so rest assured that you can workout safely during your pregnancy. 

 

Q: HOW DO I SIGN UP FOR CLASSES?

A: You can sign up through The Barre Shop app or on our website. 

 

Q: WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT FOR MY FIRST CLASS?

A: Please arrive at least 15 minutes before your scheduled class! It’s important for you to be early to your first class. This will enable you to fill out any necessary paperwork, learn the proper setup in the studio. All of this is extremely important for your comfort and success!

 

HAVE ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS?

Please feel free to reach out to us as we’re happy to help! Email is at thebarreshop@gmail.com or connect on social media