THE BARRE VARIATIONS BLOG

LOOK WHO SHOWED UP!

LOOK WHO SHOWED UP!

Take a look around, who showed up? When they walked in, how did they show up? Anything showing up in their bodies that didn’t last class? The...

HAVE PURPOSE!

HAVE PURPOSE!

Woah! Deep tip I know! But let’s break it down! Start by asking yourself things like, why am I teaching this exercise? What purpose is it serving,...

CUE YOU!

CUE YOU!

When you’re a newbie teacher, imitating those you look up to and want to emulate is a great way to try out different teacher hats. Using the cues...

WHO DO YOU WANT TO BE?

WHO DO YOU WANT TO BE?

Who do you want to be? Do you want to be the jokester? The cheerleader? The booty burner?? Have you ever stopped to think what kind of teacher you...

SHAKE IT UP!

SHAKE IT UP!

Hi, I’m Michelle and I’m guilty of being a barre bot. There are times when I catch myself getting out of my flow and into sounding like a record on...

TRY ONE NEW THING!

TRY ONE NEW THING!

It’s play time!! As barre instructors we love to try new exercises ourselves, but understand that bombarding our clients with crazy challenging...

INQUIRE WITHIN

INQUIRE WITHIN

Client intake forms are the norm in our biz. They’re filled out, discussed, and maybe never revisited. So, when was the last time you re-checked in...

SET UP BUILDING BLOCKS!

SET UP BUILDING BLOCKS!

Have you ever seen a house built from the roof first? No of course not! Setting up a foundation of proper technique is key to setting up the body...

DON’T THROW OUT ALL OF THE OLD

DON’T THROW OUT ALL OF THE OLD

Just because it’s the new year, doesn’t mean you need to throw out everything you’ve learned in the past. It also doesn’t mean you need to create a...

SET AN INTENTION!

SET AN INTENTION!

I am not a resolution setter. Although I have things I want to accomplish, I also leave room for change and growth. Plus, I keep all my business...