Mind Body Barre®classes are known for being high energy, low impact, empowering, effective and fun. They incorporate the use low weight, high repetitions, infusing elements of yoga, pilates & ballet with strong emphasis on the mind-body connection. Our method also incorporates the innovative and restorative Reiki Healing Cool Down®, which is a cool down combining elements of assisted stretch, reiki-inspired healing energy, guided meditation & aromatherapy. Our method utilizes the ballet barre as an effective tool to enhance muscle development. You will complete this course with all the tools you need to be a polished instructor prepared to teach a Mind Body Barre method class.
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Are there any pre-requisites before taking the Mind Body Barre Teacher Training program? There are no formal pre-requisites to take our certification.
Are Payment Plans available? Payment plans are TOTALLY available, we just ask that you are paid off before the end of the certification. Wehonor and respect your passion for education and would never want to turn anyone away for financial reasons.
How long is the training? The training is a six day, 40 Hour Program and accredited through ACE, AFAA & NASM. Instructors who are chosen to teach at one of our Main Locations, may be required to complete additional training hours.
What are the requirements? Can I attend the training with no intention to teach? Many students take our training not with the intention to teach, but to find ways to reconnect with their own mind, body & spirit. Our training will immerse you into a deeper understanding of not only your body, but how your mind affects your daily life and the importance of finding your own connection to spirit. We simply that ask that all students enter our training with an open mind to live a deeper and more meaningful life.
Can I open my own studio and teach Mind Body Barre? You may open your own studio but you will not be able to call the studio "Mind Body Barre"
Once I’m certified where can I teach? Once you have been through the certification course you can teach at any facility US or abroad.
Am I eligible to teach at a Mind Body Barre location? The best case scenario would be to teach classes for us directly. Completion of our training is the first step, but does not guarantee employment. Like most studios, we require qualifying applications, interviews and auditions. Please inquire for more details.
Are there refunds if I cannot make a scheduled training? There are no refunds on trainings, but you may be able to transfer into an upcoming training if you were unable to make it or complete makeup hours with a Master Trainer (additional fees apply) Please inquire.
Will I automatically be certified at the end of the training? We require a passing score of 90% on our final exam, along with the completion of a live demo of our method class.
What happens after training? Upon completion of the program you will be entered into a community of like-minded individuals who support the growth of each other's practice through optional continuing education, social gatherings + meetups, a social media community as well as access to our online instructor network, The Energy Hub. Our instructors strive to make a difference in our community through mind, body & spirit--this will continue on and off of the mat.
Will the Reiki Healing Cool Down be part of the training? Yes. Our signature Reiki Healing Cool Down® will be a day of receiving a Reiki Attunement for Reiki Level I. If you are already certified in a Reiki Level I, other options are available. Please inquire.
Who will be leading the training? Creator and collaborative sisters, Ando + Kayla, along with Master Trainers Angela Desrosiers and Paula Harvey. Our Reiki certification will be led by Reiki Masters, Jen Nicol and Wanda Morrison.
How is the Mind Body Barre method different from other barre certifications? Our method strongly focuses on the mind, body & spirit connection. During your training you will learn how to help clients through body awareness exercises and teaching them how to listen to their bodies. Our training will also give you the tools to administer the Reiki Healing Cool Down, a specifically tailored cool down designed to stimulate the sensory system and promote healing within the body. Plus, we highly encourage our instructors & clients to ooze FUN, authenticity and bad-assery in our practice.
How can I host a training? Don't see an upcoming training near you? Contact us and we can help you setup a training near you soon!
What materials are needed? You will receive the manual on the day of training. Please bring a pen, water, snacks, comfortable clothing to move around in.