Barre Above®: Prime Certification
Instructor Training

Saturday, Mar 14, 2020

Kristi is an ACE Certified Group Fitness Instructor trained in many types of Dance from Ballroom, Modern, and Jazz to Sport Dancing and Hip-Hop. She is also trained in Barre Above®, Zumba®, Strong by Zumba®, R.I.P.P.E.D., Soul Sculpt and more. She has been dancing, a member of dance teams, teaching children’s theater dance, coaching high school and college level dance and cheer teams, and/or teaching fitness classes for over 30 years total. She lives in Kohler, WI with her husband and three children and has a passion for natural and organic living and cooking, as well as dance and fitness. With a firm belief that fitness should be FUN and not a chore, she encourages others to seek out physical activities that they are passionate about and grateful for. Activities, that they view as a blessing to be able to participate in, and that bring them unlimited joy, happiness and good health.


Fox West YMCA - Greenville, WI

W6931 School Rd
Greenville WI 54942
United States

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Kirsten Rice
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Admittance to 8-hr Live In-Person Barre above™ Instructor Certification with Master Trainer. Includes CECs and Instructor Certification Materials provided on certification date at location. Attendee is certified to teach Barre above™ and Barre fusion classes upon completion of 8-Hr Day.

You'll receive everything you need to begin teaching classes the very next day.

You’ll Discover
  • Which exercises to teach in neutral spine and when not to use pelvic tuck exercises.
  • The techniques teachers of excellence use to help first-timers feel successful, while challenging seasoned participants in the same class.
  • The power of Convergent Strength Training, a unique methodology that maximizes muscle fatigue.
  • The 2 Must-know techniques for creating effective progressions and regressions for any barre exercise.
You Learn How To
  • Create and teach classic barre classes and fusion classes for all types of fitness levels.
  • Structure an effective 30, 45, 55, or 60 min. classes.
  • Pattern exercise sequences that create strength gains, plus improve cardiovascular fitness, flexibility, endurance, and posture.
  • Teach a cohesive class for any type of room set up
  • Cue for every type of learner
  • Structure a warm-up that elevates core body temperature to optimum training conditions
  • Blend fusion choreography to give personality to your class
  • Teach in the optimum sequencing for a barre workout
  • 12.0 AFAA
  • 1.2 ACE
  • 1.2 NASM
  • 12.0 SCW
  • Print & Electronic Instructor Manual
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Instructor Web Account with initial workout choreography & educational videos
  • 2 digital Barre workout videos
  • Online access to the New Musicality Method module that contributes 4 CECs to your training
  • Opportunity for ongoing education
  • Discounts on equipment and apparel



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Looking Forward to You Joining Our Barre Party!

Kristi Formas
Barre Above® Master Trainer

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