Instructor Training

Barre Body Instructor Training FAQ

How does the training work?

The Barre Body instructor training course is an online and in-person training program. We use our video training program to start followed by a 3 day intensive in Cape Town. This step by step approach allows you to learn at your own pace and arrive at the intensive in the best position to fully absorb the teachings.

How long does the online training section last?

It's up to you how quickly or slowly you work through the online program. Typically it will take someone three weeks to a month to work through the video series.

Will I receive a certification once I have completed the training course?

Yes! Once you have passed the final examination you will be a certified Barre Instructor.

What is the cost of the training course?

The cost of the course is R7,500.

When does the next Instructor Training Program start?

The next 3 day intensive is in Cape Town on Sept 19th, 20th and 21st 2023. If you wish to attend this training you need to start the online portion of the program in August 2023.

Where can I teach after I have qualified?

You will be qualified and have the skills to teach Barre at any Barre or fitness studio. You can also teach Barre online.

What are the Barre Body instructors qualifications?

Jessika Munnell has been teaching for over 20 years and has the following experience :

  • Studies sports science at university in the United States

  • Became a certified yoga instructor in the United Sates in the early 2000's

  • Opened Mother City Yoga and Yoga Zone in Cape Town in 2002 and 2004. These were South Africa's very first hot yoga studios

  • Opened Yoga Pod in Boulder Colorado USA in 2007 which now has 12 studio locations

  • Opened Yoga Life in Cape Town in 2010

  • Trained to become a Barre instructor in Los Angeles in 2011

  • Opened Barre Body in 2012. South Africas first dedicated Barre Studio

Jessika has over 20 years of teaching experience and in that time she has taught thousands of classes and lead many instructor training courses

How do I apply?

If you are interested in the training please email us at