Congratulations on your decision to make yourself a priority and commit to a future in the fitness industry. The addition of physical fitness into your life requires hard work, but yields great rewards. Now it is time to choose which discipline...with the vast choice of fitness workout options available today, it can be overwhelming to know which one is right for you. We are going to discuss all three so you can make an educated decision. Pilates, yoga and barre all provide a
How did you get started in Barre Training? I had just returned to Adelaide from working on a Dance Project in The Netherlands and I was looking for something different that blended my years Pilates teaching and my professional dance skills and it happened to be the exact time that Aleenta BARRE was launching in Adelaide and I knew it was the perfect combination of my skills. Why Aleenta BARRE? I love that at Aleenta it is a the Tender’s job to not just be a fitness teacher bu
How did you get started in Barre Training? I started as a student at Aleenta BARRE. I missed dancing and it seemed like a good way to get back into it. Then I fell in love with the classes and ended up applying to start teaching them. Why Barre Instructor Training? As a student I loved the environment. The studios are a lovely space to be in, and every Tender I had was so lovely and motivating. So, it was an easy choice to work there. Aleenta aligns with a lot of my beliefs a
How many calories do I burn during barre class? As an instructor this is a question you will hear a lot. We all know calorie-burning is integral to staying fit, and your classes certainly will pack a punch in that department. The long and short of it: there’s not just one component that determines how many calories you burn. Next time a client asks you this question we have some answers for you... 1. A resistance workout (such as free weights or a barre class) may burn only
You don’t need expensive equipment and it’s super fun! Check out what the Los Angeles Times had to say: "The real secret is that they've found a way to make exercise fun and enjoyable," Silveira says. "I think that is really the magic ingredient." Another reason for the barre explosion is that it doesn't require the expensive equipment like Pilates reformers or treadmills and weight machines. Commonly, studios have barres along two walls and mirrors. Students use small hand w
1. Make sure they have good technique Good technique keeps students safe and ensures that they are working the correct areas of the body. Less, correct reps are more effective than many reps with poor technique. The quality of movement is important. 2. Ensure they are listening to you Ensure you provide muscle and alignment cues and corrections during class. This ensures they are connecting to the right muscles and working the correct muscles during each exercise. 3. Get a co
Now Master Trainer of Barre Instructor Training, Alicia started her barre career at Aleenta BARRE. A perfectionist at heart with a strong motivation for proper technique and known for her knowledgable approach when teaching her students. However, this little barre star moved to the warmer parts of Australia - the always sunny Gold Coast. There she has started her journey as an Aleenta BARRE Studio Partner opening it's first QLD studio at Mermaid Waters coming Spring 2016!