Barre Above®: Classic w/ Pilates Focus
Instructor Training

Saturday, Feb 22, 2020

Jessica Olin is a body mechanics and recovery expert, a life long learner committed to helping and healing. In the past she has been a massage therapist, esthetician, spa trainer, etc. Currently she is a Pilates Master Trainer, Barre Above Pilates Focus Master Trainer, ACE-CPT, NASM-PES, myofascial release specialist, and Vegan Fusion Chef. A renaissance woman of health, fitness and wellness. She is especially interested in the somatic link between physiological, neurological and emotional wellbeing. Jessica has done extensive exploration to discover and combine modalities to heal her own body (and psyche) after major surgeries and car vs bicycle accidents. Her passion now is using the resulting knowledge to help others who are ill at ease learn to achieve increased movement of their bodies and stillness of their minds through diaphragmatic breathwork, mindfullness, conscious movement, myofascial release trigger point therapy.


Club Pilates West Raleigh - Raleigh, NC

9650 Leesville Rd. Suite 150
Raleigh NC 27613
United States

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Suzanne ( GM) or Kristie Alston (event coordinator)
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12:00 PM - 8:30 PM


Admittance to 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 receive everything you need to begin teaching classes the very next day.

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 2 Must-know techniques for creating effective progressions and regressions for any barre exercise.
  • 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

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Looking Forward to You Joining Our Barre Party!

Jessica Olin
Barre Above® Master Trainer

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