It is time to raise the barre.

Apply today and start your journey of becoming a certified Barretender!




Are you ready?

Our Barretenders are a group of people we are incredibly proud of. They demonstrate excellence of both the artform of Barre and our unique blend of sharing it. 

Finally we have developed a solution to help an exclusive group of people to deepen their knowledge and discover exactly what it takes to become a fully certified Barretender.

Whether you are a passionate attendee of our classes and want to learn more or are interested in seeing yourself on the schedule, our brand new academy has exactly what you are looking for.

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Working directly with the incredibly talented Amber Hirsch you are receiving personalized attention from our most experienced Barretender. Expect to receive a fast tracked education on all things Barre, directly from the most experienced instructor in the city. 


Learning how your body really works and exactly why certain exercises are performed in certain ways has the ability to not just enhance your own workouts but your entire daily life. 

Discover the real life positive impact your barre moves have on the human form and understand how technique, frequency and musicality all combine to craft strong and sexy bodys that are built by barre.




The second you decide to add the ability to teach and lead others to your repertoire you step into a new comfort zone.  Typical outcomes are a dramatic increase in self awareness and confidence that projects into your home, social and work life. 

When you learn to lead a group of dynamic women through a powerful and productive exercise class, you accelerate your abilities in countless other areas.

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The Barretender Academy :

Open Barre Foundations

A 70 Hour comprehensive practical and theoretical education program that moves you from Local Barre Lover to Local Barre Certified. 

Over a 10 week period, work with a small private group and explore the elements necessary to master teaching our signature "Open Barre" program, building the foundation for becoming an expert barre instructor. 

Local Barre is recognized by the Athletics and Fitness Association of America as an Approved Continuing Education Provider and this programme delivers

15 AFAA CEU's 

Local Barre is recognized by the National Academy of Sports Medicine as an Approved Continuing Education Provider and this program delivers 


  • Understand the details of the human structure, how it works and the impact Barre has on your body

  • Apply knowledge of anatomy and biomechanics to Local Barre Technique

  • Discover the history of Barre fitness and how it originated

  • Learn how to create and craft your own "Open Barre" Program

  • Perfect your own technique and ensure safety and efficiency in each signature Local Barre exercise

  • How to set up, cue and manually adjust each signature Local Barre exercise

  • Build level customization into your programs to satisfy the needs of your audience 

  • Using sequencing and choreography to expertly combine exercises to amplify results

  • Musicality and playlist building to learn how music effects a work out

  • Perfect the use of props, when, why and how to use them

  • Tailored for everyone. Discover what needs to change and why for injury, prenatal and post natal circumstances

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You do not need to be a fitness instructor to apply, you simply need to be inspired to elevate your own knowledge, experience and performance.

  • Positive attitude.

  • Existing Local Barre Member 

  • Attendence at a minimum of 15 hours in studio lectures

  • Dedication to 15 hours of home study

  • Attendence to 10 hours of class observations

  • Minimum 15 Open Barre Classes attended during the training





Tuesday February 5th | 7.30 pm - 9.30 pm | Hoboken WEST

  • The history of Barre 

  • Local Barre foundations

  • Anatomy and fitness


Tuesday February 12th | 7.30 pm - 9.30 pm| Hoboken WEST

  • Anatomy and Biomechanics 


Sunday February 24th | 12.00 pm - 4.00 pm | Hoboken WEST

  • Technique Refinement - Part 1

  • Setup and Cueing - Part 1 


Sunday March 3rd | 12.00 pm - 4.00 pm | Hoboken WEST

  • Technique Refinement - Part 2  

  • Setup and Cueing - Part 2

  • Use of props


Tuesday March 5th | 7.30 pm - 9.30 pm | Hoboken WEST

  • Open Barre Program Design

  • Practice teach


Sunday March 17th | 12.00 pm - 4.00 pm | Hoboken WEST

  • Open Barre program design

  • Sequencing and Choreography


Tuesday March 19th | 7.30 pm - 9.30 pm | Hoboken WEST

  • Musicality

  • Playlist creation

  • Creating a studio experience


Sunday March 24th | 12.00 pm - 4.00 pm | Hoboken WEST

  • Practice teaching 

  • Special populations


Sunday March 31st | 12.00 pm - 4.00 pm | Hoboken WEST

  • Test out

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Additional Benefits

Take a look at all the benefits we offer when joining the best team on the internet.

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