Welcome! Feel free to contact us at detroitbarre@gmail.com


Detroit Barre is located in a refurbished carriage house in the Riverfront/Warehouse District, across from Chene Park and just down from Atwater Brewery and Dequindre Cut.

Based on the revolutionary technique developed by dancer Lotte Berk, barre fitness is designed to define and tone the muscles of a dancer with low impact, isometric exercises that combine ideas from ballet, pilates and yoga.

Detroit Barre has created a space where students of all levels and backgrounds practice barre technique and improve their fitness levels, positively affecting our lives through fitness, dance, music, and community.














Our Instructors



Sarah loved barre classes from the beginning.  “The overall body workout that barre technique provides can’t be beat,” Sarah says.  “Plus, the emphasis on breathing throughout the exercises is so important,” she adds.  Sarah brings you new, upbeat playlists each week.  She trained to teach barre classes with Barre-Om.




Claire has been dancing all her life.  Tap, ballet, modern, Claire does it all and loves teaching students of all ages.  “Barre classes were a natural fit to help me build strength,” Claire says.  “And now I love combining my dance background with the high-energy barre work-outs.”  Claire trained to teach barre classes with Barre-Om




Kristen discovered barre classes in her neighborhood and has been loving the benefits ever since!  She brings a great enthusiasm to all her classes.  She’s even been overheard saying, “Knee dancing second?  Whatever!  We’re changing lives here!  One thigh exercise at a time!”  Kristen trained to teach barre classes with Barre-Om.




Diandra had been practicing yoga for a long time and started barre classes to help tone and lengthen her muscles.  “Barre gives you strengthening and cardio exercises, and I love how we then incorporate yoga stretches to really work the muscles from start to finish,” Diandra says.  Diandra also makes sure to incorporate Detroit favorites in her playlists.  She trained to teach barre classes with Barre-Om.



The Detroit Barre TeamLaura

Laura turned to barre to supplement her jogging habit. “It’s such great cross-training,” she says. “You’re able to strengthen and stretch all the muscles that a lot of cardio activities neglect. I won’t promise you’ll leave class taller — but you’ll certainly feel that way!” Laura studied with a premier, independent barre studio on the East Coast and then trained to teach barre with Barre-Om.




Anna has taken barre classes for a number of years and then trained to teach barre with Barre-Om. She loves all of the benefits barre classes gives her — the workout, the music and the community that barre brings together! “There’s always something to work on, to improve on,” she says. “That’s what keeps clients coming back.”




Ellen trained to teach barre with Barre-Om.  “It’s the tiny adjustments that can vastly improve the intensity of your workout,” Ellen says. “I love helping clients reach for that next level.”