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 39 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!

This is the longest, most comprehensive Barre Instructor Training Course in all of Canada and we are so happy to offer it in beautiful Victoria, BC, on Vancouver Island.


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: 39 hours



Dates and Times:

  • October 1, 2, & 3,  8am - 6pm all three days

  • October 17 - 18, 12pm - 6pm both days


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

  • One month unlimited Mat class pass to the studio for the month of October so you can attend classes and continue to learn. 


Program Cost:

  • $625 taxes included - including a $250 non-refundable deposit 

  • Easy and flexible, no interest payment plans available and catered to your need. 


Additional Costs:

  • Stretch Collective Comprehensive Barre Manual Lvl 1 ($129)

      This manual includes safety cues, modifications for injuries/illness as well as 50+ individual exercises,          and is not available for purchase outside the course

Early Bird Incentive:

The first 5 individuals to register and pay the deposit before September 10, 2020, will receive a complimentary manual.


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