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Gain the knowledge and confidence to design and teach highly evolved barre classes in any setting.

Learn choreography, exercise essence and correct biomechanics of movement, as well as how to effectively utilize the power of music to create safe and fun barre classes that focus on increasing strength, flexibility, stamina and dynamic stability. It truly is a program geared for everyone—no dance experience required!

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The Total Barre™: The Foundation Manual Has Arrived
Get the go-to resources for building safe and effective Barre programs

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Student Testimonials

Bianca Bolissian
“I love Total Barre™ because it includes different aspects of dance and Pilates, but at the same time is very user-friendly. So you can cater it to clients who have some fitness background, or some dance or clients that have nothing at all.”

Bianca Bolissian
Toronto, Canada

Leslie Berni
“Total Barre™ training from Merrithew™ is very well-researched and the teaching is comprehensive and clear. The online videos are great for refreshing my memory regarding the choreography and proper technique."

Leslie Berni
Stamford, USA

Leslie St. Amant
"The Total Barre™ training through Merrithew™ is extremely thorough. Other courses may teach the material, but sometimes you lose the purpose or intent of the class while you are learning."

Leslie St. Amant
West Hartford, USA

Anke Fruehman
"I started teaching Total Barre and my clients loved it and now I teach it on a regular basis. My training ensured that I got an instructing job right away."

Anke Fruehman
Oakville, Canada

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Sarah Jarvis

Student / Instructor

“The skills I have gained set me up to run my own studio...”

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