Why train in our signature The Barre Method NZ training course?

  • We are NZREPs (The New Zealand Registry of Exercise Professionals) accredited.

  • You'll earn 20 NZREPs CPD(Continuing Professional Development) points and certification upon course completion and successful submission of
    test out video.

  • Enjoy peer to peer sharing, teaching and learning in our exclusive 24 hour course presented in person, over three days.

  • You'll receive a full colour printed manual.

  • Over 80 exercises is broken down thoroughly; you'll feel it in your body, know what muscles are targeted, learn how to set up, cue and teach, know how to get your clients tor realise their potential and then how to put it all together and structure your FULL class.

  • Cover basic anatomy plus pregnancy and postpartum modifications.

  • Learn not just WHAT to teach but HOW to teach.

  • Teaching opportunities each day throughout the course, practising and perfecting your new skill set.

  • Online support via our The Barre Method NZ community.

  • The opportunity to join our network of excellent and qualified barre instructors.

  • Ongoing mentorship from Katie, Phoebe and Jane.

  • We help facilitate work for our instructors and assist them with transitioning into the work place upon completion of their training and
    successful test out video.

  • Facilitated and taught by ex and current professional dancers.

  • Industry leading and innovative training.

  • Barre is a transferable skill, work anywhere in the world, keep fit and
    do what you love.

  • You don't have to be a dancer to learn barre.

  • The skills in this course are transferable and applicable to nearly all forms of physical movement teaching and group fitness.

Get ready to change your life for the better with

The Barre Method Instructor Training



Someone who has a passion for movement, fitness and people.

You want to expand your skill set. You want to motivate people to move mindfully through The Barre Method.

You are dedicated to encouraging people to exercise positively.

You want to inspire confidence in your clients!


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Katie Swift O’Connor; REPs & CQF Qualified International Pilates, Barre and Fascia Movement Instructor, TRX trained, AISTD & AIDTA Dance Teacher. Yin Yoga Teacher. Barre programme developer. International Barre teacher trainer. 10+ years teaching at top studios in London & Auckland. Pre and postnatal exercise and pelvic floor training. Ex professional Dancer with credits including Dance Captain on P&O Cruise lines, UK & International Tours, West End Musicals, TV and commercial work. Lover of mindful movement, Mum of two and (sometimes) master of the mum juggle.


Jane Strickland; Professional Dancer, Singer and Choreographer! A certified Barre, Pilates Stick and Hot HIIT Pilates instructor who is back from teaching in London. Jane has a successful International career performing and teaching in New Zealand and overseas. Some of her highlights include, The King & I, X Factor N.Z, Norwegian Cruise Lines, Nathan Haines, Lou'ana, Frank Booker, Dick Johnson, Momentum Productions, Pleasuredome The Musical and Cats to name a few.
An all round fabulous mover and motivator. An energiser bunny and disco queen who will keep you coming back for more.


Phoebe Jeurissen; Bachelor of Communications Degree (2015). Certified TRX instructor, Barre Instructor, Pilates Stick instructor, HIIT Pilates Instructor. Taught in four of Sydney's leading barre studios. Professional Dancer with Princess Cruise Lines. Back from her Sales and Marketing adventure with 7Seas Media, New York. Passionate about putting a smile on each client's face during a workout and meeting them where they are each day. Phoebe's energy, programming of classes and ability to read the room and an individuals' needs are just part of what sets her apart as a world class provider of movement classes.