Take your teaching to the next level by learning how to use ballet barre, Pilates mat, yoga, and strength moves in your classes (and with your private clients)!

2020 Dates & Times:

Friday, April 3: 5pm – 9pm
Saturday, April 4: 10am – 6pm
Sunday, April 5: 10am – 6pm

Barre Certification Program Details:

Your instructors, Dawn Holst, Erin Pickus, Elizabeth Silas and Ericka Szabo will guide you through the comprehensive 3-day program where you’ll learn:

  • in-depth training and exploration of a full 60-minute class, plus at least another 50 minutes of interchangeable short sequences to mix and match
  • how to formulate effective, precise verbal cues
  • optimal alignment for key positions and movements
  • how to sequence your own creative barre classes or mini-sequences
  • fundamental anatomy for cueing and sequencing
  • how to modify standard moves to make them accessible to new students (regressions) and harder for experienced students (progressions)
  • how to pair music to movement
  • ways to inspire students and create community
  • observation skills – how to really see and listen to students
  • physical assists (optional) and verbal adjustments
  • making the most of props (and also going without them – teaching barreless barre)


This comprehensive course is $595, with $75 early bird discount when registered and paid by March 15,2020.

If you have questions, please call Dawn at 440-991-7114 or Elizabeth at 513-255-0166.