Barre Above®: Classic w/ Pilates Focus
Instructor Training

Saturday, Jul 13, 2019

Erik Reynolds, PMA®-CPT is fitness professional with over 24 years of experience in the industry. Born and raised in Las Vegas, he has a BS in Psychology from Park University in Kansas City Missouri. He has been in the fitness industry for over 24+ years teaching, instructor training and has been in group fitness management for 18+ years, and program development and education for 15+ years. He is the owner of Erik Reynolds Fitness, and was the co-founder and owner of re:VIBE Pilates and Fitness: A Balanced Body® Training Center. He is a Pilates Method Alliance Certified Pilates Instructor, Certified GYROTONIC® Instructor, and Fitness Educator. He is also a National Master Trainer for BOSU®, and a Master Trainer for BARRE above® with Savvier Fitness. He has presented fitness trainings and certifications at conferences all over the U.S. and has been a master trainer for many large fitness companies. His goal is that everybody can be fit and healthy, regardless of any limitations; movement can be achieved and can be beautiful at any age, size or ability. Certifications Held: ACE | AFAA | PMA


Club Pilates - South Frederick, MD

4959 Westview Dr Ste. D
Frederick MD 21703
United States

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1:00 PM - 9:30 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!

Erik Reynolds
Barre Above® Program Specialist

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