Barre Teacher Training

Level 1

This revolutionary Barre training combines the six Essential Pilates Principles of alignment with Ballet Barre and functional fitness techniques to give you a well-rounded innovative approach to teaching Barre to all levels.


This is not your average training! Our master instructor took her years of teaching group classes, one-on-one, and clinical Pilates experience and condensed it into an easy to follow recipe for exceptional classes.


This course is 32 hours of in-person learning to create high quality, well-educated instructors. We will teach you what it takes to attract a high volume of participants, keep them safe, and create fun, challenging classes!


Barre Level 1 Curriculum Outline:

  • Essential principles and philosophy

  • Barre specific cueing techniques

  • Progressive teaching technique

  • Sequencing/choreography techniques and implementation

  • Transitioning for a smooth class flow

  • Refining observation skills

  • Tactile cueing methods

  • Musicality modules

  • Musculoskeletal system module

  • Guest Instructors and Physiotherapists sharing their expertise

  • Learn a wide array of exercises to keep your classes varied and fun

  • Benefits and contraindications for all exercises

  • Modifications and variations for all exercises

  • Use of small equipment

  • Pre/post natal modifications

  • Introduction to special population considerations

  • Self-care



Next Course: 

  • Location: Stretch Collective (127-2745 Veterans Memorial Parkway)

  • Length: Two weekends - 32 hours




  • Saturdays and Sundays 

  • Times: 9 - 6 pm



  • November 23 - 24

  • November 30 - December 1


You Will Receive:

  • Anatomy handouts

  • In class teaching time to refine your skills

  • Written tests to guarantee your understanding

  • A detailed final practicum review for your further growth and refinement

  • A certificate of completion

  • Options to teach real students in our alumni led classes and receive feedback


Program Cost:

  • $489 + GST for our Inaugural course at Stretch Collective (Later courses  $600) - including a $250 non-refundable deposit 



Additional Costs:

  • Stretch Collective Comprehensive Barre Manual Lvl 1 ($79)



To Successfully Complete the Program You Must Achieve the Following:

  • Complete all in-class activities

  • Participate in all teaching, classes and lecture time

  • Complete all homework prior to receiving your certificate

  • Pass your final anatomy exam with 80% or higher

  • Pass your final practicum with 80% or higher

  • Abide by our Barre Instructor Code of Ethics