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Manual - Total Barre®: The Foundation Manual

Manual - Total Barre®: The Foundation Manual
Manual - Total Barre®: The Foundation Manual
Average Rating Manual - Total Barre®: The Foundation Manual 5.0 1 1 review
SKU : MN08075
$100.00 CAD
$100.00 CAD

Total Barre®: The Foundation Manual – A Comprehensive Guide to Building a Great Barre Program is the most all-encompassing guide available, providing a framework for building and modifying barre classes that emphasize the correct bio-mechanics of movement while increasing strength, flexibility, stamina and dynamic stability.

This fully-illustrated, step-by-step guide is a go-to resource for group fitness instructors, personal trainers, dance instructors, mind-body professionals or movement specialists wishing to incorporate a comprehensive and safe barre program into their offerings. It’s also the perfect accompaniment for those who are taking the Total Barre Foundation Course.

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  • Over 200 color pages of step-by-step instructions and cueing techniques
  • An 11-segment template with detailed biomechanical movement essences
  • Suggested music length and tempo
  • Expansive teaching tips and a unique ‘Be Aware’ section
  • Text pages are uncoated so you can write on them
  • Bound using recycled plasti-coil binding, allowing the manuals to be opened flat
  • Printed using vegetable-based inks that contain low VOCs (volatile organic compounds)
  • Printed on FSC-certified paper. The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is an international non-profit organization working to create sustainability of the world’s forests. To learn more, visit

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Manual - Total Barre:The Foundation Manual 5

Detailed Instructor manual

By , CA, US on August 11, 2016

The Merrithew™ Total Barre® Foundation Manual contains science backed intelligent information for their signature turnkey Total Barre program. All of the information you need to deliver barre programming in your studio from sequencing, body alignment and safety considerations are included. Step-by-step instructions and the STOTT PILATES® Basic Principles are utilized in all of the exercise sequences. You will learn the 11 segments of the Foundational course, music tempo suggestions and class progression when introducing newer segments of choreography. If you are a visual learner you will find detailed photos in the Foundation Manual for all of the exercises, beginning with the start position and mindful movement awareness. I attended the Total Barre course at a Merrithew’s Licensed Training Center, John Garey Fitness & Pilates, our Instructor Heather brought everything together for us with her gold star professionalism.

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