BeyondBarre is for everybody! Each instructor is trained to instruct clients of all fitness levels and abilities. If you have an injury, instructors use specific modifications to prevent further injury and also strengthen the weakened area of the body. Each class is set to a certain rhythm and pace but encourages each client to work at their ability and listen to their body. Instructors promote support and camaraderie within each class.
The Glide Board is a 4, 4.5, or 5 feet long board used for the cardio portion of the workout. It is comprised of slick plastic surface, two stoppers, and two bumpers. By using canvas ballet slippers or ToeSox Ultra Sport on the board you can create a side-to-side gliding motion which increases your stamina and endurance.
Wear comfortable workout clothes, like yoga pants and tank tops. Make sure they’re not too baggy so the instructor can make sure you are in proper alignment.
Socks that we wear every day do not absorb moisture. Canvas is thicker than a sock but gives the same feeling. The grip-less ToeSox are a wiking material that doesn’t allow moisture to escape. When gliding, any sweat can prevent from getting across the board and stop the movement in mid-action.
Please bring water.
We recommend clients workout between 3-4 times a week to see results within 4 weeks. Consistency is key to seeing the body change, Healthy eating and living will also increase your fitness results.
We are constantly adding locations – however your studio can host Beyond Barre training. A minimum of 8 attendees is required.
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Trainings are all 16 hours.
Studios can have carpeting or hard wood flooring. Synthetic wood floors would work as well.
BeyondBarre recommends installing fixed wooden barres on the walls. Free standing barres can also be used, but do not provide as much stability. Some exercises will have to be modified. We suggest that the mats be hung up, or stored somewhere out of the way, in order to maximize the space. The small weights, bolsters, bands, and balls should also be stored neatly and out of the main floor space. For the beginning of class, the clients should set-up their Glide Board and small weights to create a continuous flow in class. After these are used they may be put away, and taking out the bolsters and mats when needed.
The BeyondBarre Glide Boards have a hole in one of the stoppers, which makes them easy to store and hang on the wall.