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Getting to Know You: Meet barre-OM® Instructor Jessica Craig


1)How long have you been taking barre?

I have been actively taking barre classes for over a year now. I was taking classes twice a week and fell in love with the classes.

2)What made you decide to become a barre instructor?

After my barre classes, I would feel so much better about myself. I was in a better mood, happier, and was noticing a huge different in my body. I wanted to share with all clients exactly how I was feeling, that’s when I knew I wanted to teach barre-OM® method.

3)What is your favorite part of barre class and why?

ABS. For a few reasons. I love having a strong core and I have seen the most results for myself coming from the abs section in class. Second, teaching abs is the most challenging part for me as a teacher because it is closer to the end of class and keeping my clients motivated is a whole new challenge in class. It’s all about motivating and cheering on my clients.

4)How would you describe your training experience?

Intense. Fun. Humbling. Powerful. I feel as if I am set up to be a great instructor because of this training. It was an extremely thorough and I feel lucky to be a part of it.

5)What advice would you give people that want to try barre?

Do it! Barre is such a great workout and it’s also very fun! I would advise to try a few classes before deciding if it’s for you or not. Barre-OM® is extremely challenging so be ready to […]

July 14th, 2015|

Getting to Know You: Meet barre-OM® Instructor Jennie Lawrence

1)How long have you been taking barre classes?

I’ve been taking barre classes since June 2014 at PAI Yoga & Fitness, after having two kids in two years. I came to gain back shape and strength after my babies but found much more in a method that empowered me to challenge my beliefs about my body and its capabilities! Since starting barre at PAI, I’ve tried other methods, but keep coming back to barre-OM® due to its unique blend of yoga inspired sequences and traditional barre moves.

2)What made you decide to become a barre instructor?

Prior to being a stay at home parent, I counseled and coached undergraduate and graduate students (most recently at Ohio State). Teaching and helping people achieve their goals feels natural for me. After I became obsessed with barre-OM®, I decided becoming a teacher would be the best way to share this workout and inspire clients to reach their best selves.

3)What is your favorite section of barre class and why?

It sounds cheesy, but it’s hard for me to pick just one! A lot of people love thigh work because that’s where most clients get into that shake zone the quickest. When I started taking barre classes, I was afraid of letting my muscles shake but after seeing such amazing results, I now crave it! I also love the abs section because I’m a sucker for pilates inspired moves!

4)How would you describe your training experience?

I couldn’t believe how quickly I learned all the ins and outs of structuring class and how […]

July 14th, 2015|