Cassie McFayden, wife and mother to two wonderful children. Cassie started her Dance career in 1987 when she was a child. Her favorite type of dance is Tap. She danced on a performance Team until 1996, and then she stepped down from the stage and starts to teach. Cassie taught gymnastics, tap, jazz and ballet at The Dance Shop and other local studios.
Cassie continued to teach by joining San Bernardino County School District as a Special Education Teacher Assistant until 2005. “This was such a rewarding job because you can help kids improve their daily lives and see them grow”.
In 2009 Cassie tried Cross fit and “fell in love with the community”. She was hooked! Her husband and her got Cross fit Level 1 Certified and Cassie also got Cross fit Kids Certified. In 2011 her husband Chris and her opened a Cross fit Gym in Calimesa CA. She operated this gym until 2013.
Cassie was introduced to Barre in 2016 at a studio in Redlands CA. Cassie was taking classes for 6 months when the owner asked if she’d like to teach. She said “yes” and got certified in October of 2017. Cassie likes teaching Barre because it reminds her of teaching dance but it has low impact fitness to it that she loves. “Love coaching, these ladies inspire me daily”