$10 Early Bird Barre: All Level


This class is taught by:

Alyssa Beerger

 
~ Barre Instructor
 
Alyssa was exposed to dance at a very young age, and instantly fell in love with the arts. She studied Classical Ballet from age 5-15 at a local Ballet school in Chestnut hill, and then became interested in musical theatre and classical singing. Alyssa followed her passion for singing, and attended Loyola University of New Orleans receiving a Bachelor’s of Music from Loyola in 2011. During her time in New Orleans, Alyssa would attend barre and yoga classes. She grew to love the studio lifestyle, and soon realized she wanted to teach Barre classes.
 
Alyssa completed her Balanced Body Barre certification in April of 2013 and has been teaching at Twisters ever since. Alyssa’s classes are upbeat, and set to a fast paced, pop soundtrack. Her goal is to have her students build strength, gain flexibly, confidence in themselves, and have a little fun while doing it in a friendly atmosphere.

Michele Dolaway

 
~ Barre Instructor/ Pilates Mat Instructor
 
Michele began her dance training at the age of 3 with The Ballet Theatre of Scranton and Scranton Civic Ballet Company. She continued her training at Point Park University with a concentration in jazz. Michele moved to the Philadelphia area and continued to train at The University of the Arts. She performed with Steppin’ Out Productions, Bally’s in Atlantic City and the Sixers Dancers (Philadelphia 76ers).
 
Michele went on the get her Nursing Degree and after having three daughters, got back into dance by taking classes at Steps on Broadway, Broadway Dance Center, Bucks County Dance Center and Koresh Dance Company. With two of her three daughters seriously studying dance, Michele returned to teaching and choreography. She was introduced to Pilates and immediately fell in love. Michele is passionate about Pilates because of the attention to proper body alignment and core strengthening – consistent with dance.
 
Michele is certified in both Mat and Reformer (IMX) Pilates, Balanced Body Pilates, Balanced Body Barre and aerobics (STRIDE). She enjoys teaching students of all ages and loves to share her passion for dance and pilates with those in her class. Michele also teaches jazz dance at Philadelphia Dance Theatre.
 

All Levels Welcome

Barre class is a ballet-derived workout that doesn’t require actual dancing or a background in dance. Set to fun, fast-paced music, classes include a high energy warm-up and and lots of fabulous exercise to workout all parts of your body! Thighs and glutes will get a great workout at the barre, arms will be sculpted and strengthened through the use of light weights, bands and plank style exercises, lift and tone your tush through small movements and lots of great exercises to tone and strengthen all parts or your core - front, side and back. Class ends with a cool down of stretching designed to lengthen and elongate muscles.

Barre classes are a great way to get strengthen your yoga practice or cross train for any other physical activity.

Don't miss out on the best workout in town!!


Upcoming classes:

  • Tue Aug 21 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm with Alyssa Beerger
    at Erdenheim
  • Wed Aug 22 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm with Megan McAuliffe
    at Ambler
  • Thu Aug 23 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm with Alyssa Beerger
    at Erdenheim
  • Tue Aug 28 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm with Alyssa Beerger
    at Erdenheim
  • Wed Aug 29 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm with Megan McAuliffe
    at Ambler
  • Thu Aug 30 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm with Alyssa Beerger
    at Erdenheim
  • Tue Sep 04 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm with Alyssa Beerger
    at Erdenheim
  • Wed Sep 05 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm with Megan McAuliffe
    at Ambler
  • Thu Sep 06 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm with Michele Dolaway
    at Erdenheim
  • Tue Sep 11 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm with Alyssa Beerger
    at Erdenheim
  • Wed Sep 12 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm with Megan McAuliffe
    at Ambler
  • Thu Sep 13 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm with Alyssa Beerger
    at Erdenheim
  • Tue Sep 18 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm with Alyssa Beerger
    at Erdenheim
  • Wed Sep 19 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm with Megan McAuliffe
    at Ambler
  • Thu Sep 20 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm with Alyssa Beerger
    at Erdenheim
  • Tue Sep 25 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm with Alyssa Beerger
    at Erdenheim
  • Wed Sep 26 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm with Megan McAuliffe
    at Ambler
  • Thu Sep 27 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm with Alyssa Beerger
    at Erdenheim
  • Tue Oct 02 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm with Alyssa Beerger
    at Erdenheim
  • Wed Oct 03 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm with Megan McAuliffe
    at Ambler