Barre Teacher Training

Learn how to teach Barre.

Are you a dance, pilates or yoga teacher or fitness trainer wanting to broaden or improve your teaching style and ​incorporate barre into your classes?​ ​The Loft BARRE Teacher Training is everything you need to teach barre classes which are engaging, effective and fun. We give you the tools to deliver classes with the necessary understanding of dance, yoga and pilates principles, techniques and teaching methodology.

Barre is a ballet based fitness class. Learn how to teach it from the barre and ballet specialists.

We have taught weekly Ballet and Barre classes to thousands of people for over a decade. We deliver high level dance, yoga and pilates training with a focus on correct technique, alignment, placement and posture.

We are super excited to be offering The Loft BARRE Teacher Training to our local community. The course includes studio classes, self-study, face to face contact hours, online study and assessments. It is intense, challenging and rewarding. ​Undertaking our Barre Teacher Training will give you the confidence, skills and knowledge to create your own classes in any environment.

Not only will you learn the principles of barre, but also how to improve your own technique for the delivery and demonstration of class content.

The course is delivered over two weekend intensives at our Geelong Studio.

Contact hours are:

Friday – 6pm to 9pm
Saturday 1pm to 6pm
Sunday 9am to 5pm

2017 Course dates:

April 28th, 29th, 30th
May 12th, 13th, 21st

Course Details
10 hours practical barre training undertaken prior to commencement of study, complimentary at The Loft
30 contact hours barre teacher training delivered over two weekend intensives
10 hours anatomy, basic exercise physiology, ballet and barre self-study 

Assessment – written examination and formal teaching asssessment

Total 50 hours

The Loft BARRE Teacher Training certificate will be awarded at the successful completion of the program.

Course Fee: $1200

A Certificate III or higher in dance, fitness, pilates, yoga or equivalent is preferred and a basic understanding of anatomy is required.

(please note: A Certificate III in a qualification such as personal trainer, Pilates, Dance or Level 1 in Yoga is the minimum qualification in Australia allowing you to undertake insurance for group exercise purposes. )

At the conclusion of your Course

You will be able to confidently teach Barre classes in a variety of settings, covering a range of levels, from beginner to intermediate.  You will further develop your own movement technique, guided by expert tuition from professional ballet, pilates and yoga teachers. You will have a sound understanding of safe movement practise and how to plan, structure and deliver engaging barre classes. All graduates are offered ongoing support on their teaching journey.


Please email to receive a Course Prospectus and Application Form.


About your Lead Trainer – Lyndel Quick

Lyndel completed 6 years of professional dance training and gained a Bachelor of Arts (Dance) from Deakin University. For over 25 years, she has studied and taught ballet, barre, contemporary dance, yoga and theatre throughout Australia and internationally. Lyndel has a keen interest in the body, how it works and how to be effective as a teacher and communicator. With current Certificate IV qualifications in Workplace Training and Assessment, she has delivered workshops and training for numerous schools and organisations. For many years, Lyndel delivered the vocational training package, Certificate II in Dance. She has the wonderful ability to take a complicated idea and make it simple. Lyndel is an experienced, dynamic and inspiring trainer who creates an environment for each person to find success as they explore their love of movement. For over a decade, Lyndel has run her own successful business, The Loft Dance & Yoga Studio in Geelong and Inverleigh. She is passionate about movement, choreography, health and wellbeing.


Bachelor of Arts (Dance)
Bachelor of Teaching
Associate Diploma in Dance Instruction (Ballet Teaching)
Advanced Diploma of Yoga Teaching
Certificate IV in Workplace Training & Assessment

Awards & Nominations

2017 ANZ Geelong Small Business Awards, Peoples Choice Health & Fitness, The Loft – WINNER
2016 Australian Independent Dance Teachers Award – Lyndel Quick, Studio Award – WINNER
2015 Innovation Award, Geelong Entertainment – Soft Landing Blink Dance Theatre – Lyndel Quick and Jessica Lesosky – WINNERS
2013 Most Exciting Newcomer, Geelong Entertainment – The Red Tree, Blink Dance Theatre – WINNERS
2009 Australian Dance Awards, Outstanding Achievement in Youth or Community Dance, Room2Move Youth Dance Company – Lyndel Quick and Rachel Sheehan – NOMINATION


To find out more about our course and to receive a course prospectus, please contact course coordinator, Lyndel Quick –