Anabel’s workout is all about “tough love” and a “post-sweat sexy glow” is your reward. With a background as a professional musician (flute & piano!) and training in Pilates, HIIT & yoga, you will be guaranteed a killer workout made fun with the most eclectic music playlists – anywhere from Joss Stone to Imagine Dragons and maybe even a cheeky nod to Bach and Rachmaninoff. This girl can’t wait to share her love for all things barre and plié together to build a stronger you!
Linda is our resident Aussie babe and she oozes positive vibes from the moment you meet her. A marketer by training, she has always been a fitness fanatic exploring different activities like pole-dancing & hiking! Being trained in Barre, Pilates & In-door cycling, she quickly fell in love with barre as it injects elements of dance with the energy of old-school aerobics. Headband anyone? Listen out for her classic throwbacks intertwined with top 40 remixes and get ready for an endorphine-pumping workout that will get you hooked!
Pris is our dancing queen and she loves expressing herself through movement! She has been dancing since the young age of 4, and quickly knew that it was an area she wanted to focus on and continued pursue dance at LASALLE. Having first tried a barre class at fellow instructor Sarah’s class, she quickly fell in love with how it is a combination of everything she loves, all wrapped up in one! Pris is one of the sweetest girls you’ll meet, makes an intentional effort to get to know every single person in her class and she’s had not one but many clients want to take her home to introduce to their sons (true story)!
Lawyer by day and fitness addict by night, Meaghan keeps herself active with teaching barre, HIIT & indoor cycling. Her childhood days were spent training in rhythmic gymnastics and ballet, and she got hooked on barre the moment she tried it in San Francisco. This girl has killer stamina so expect an adrenaline-pumping workout that is sure to get you sweaty and push you past your limits. Jam with her EDM, indie & top 40 beats and if you’re lucky she might throw in a cheeky Belieber tune! Oh, and did we mention she has killer abs?
Originally from London and now based in Melbourne, Rachael is a lover for all things dance & barre! Her background is in contemporary dance, pilates & barre and we’re stoked to have her as our Master Trainer at WeBarre. She first discovered Barre in the UK and liked how she felt elegant and fiercely strong at the same time (hear hear!). Rachael’s classes are all about flow. They are so seamless that you’ll forget just how hard you’re working, especially with that sweet smile of hers. Watch out for her classes when she visits sunny Singapore!
Suwan is our resident ballerina and has been trained in Ballet and HipHop in the Big Apple. When she’s not busy with her day job in a tech start up, she loves to let loose at a good dance party or squeeze in time for acro yoga. Suwan’s music taste is all about tunes she can groove or sing along to, so watch out for some Taylor Swift or Meghan Trainor! Suwan loves barre as it injects elements of ballet which she loves but also takes good posture alignment from Pilates, which is important to prevent injuries. If you’re lucky, she might show you some of her crazy flexibility skills. The queen of beautiful lines!
Our eccentric nutball Joie is a beauty editor for The New York Times Style Magazine who discovered barre while on a journalistic mission, and remained a loyalist for its efficient workouts and booty-building perks. Coming from a background of ballet and gymnastics, she is an anime fan girl and ex-frontwoman of a metal band (say whaaat?). Joie’s workouts combine fun and intensity, so expect lots of irreverent humour and an addictive, sing-along playlist which combines the latest pop hits with pulsing rock anthems. Oh, and feel free to ask her for skincare and hair advice – she has a solution for any question!
Our darling Shaan is a pre-school teacher by day as she loves to be around children. Her nurturing nature rubs off naturally into her barre classes too! She’s sweet, bubbly, always smiling and likes to include some Spice Girls and or anything she can groove to in her playlist. Ballet trained since the young age of 4, Shaan stays fit dancing salsa, getting her spin fix and of course, teaching barre. She discovered barre when WeBarre first opened and fell in love with how it allowed her to revisit her ballet roots while still being able to get a cardio fix and full body workout!
Although WeBarre is the first fitness gig Amanda has dabbled in, she was quickly a natural and has this infectious energy that you just want to be around! She fell in love with how barre never failed to challenge her, every single part of her is worked and she always leaves feeling satisfied, knowing that she’s improved her strength and stamina. Amanda is all about moving mindfully, where you feel motivated to go deeper and further than you went yesterday. Her mantra – “It’s not about being better than others but being better than you were yesterday, whether that is big or small” You now that no matter how hard that moment may be, Amanda will be right there with you, feeling the burn and cheering you on!
Charmaine has been coined the ‘cheerful militant’ at the barre – imagine some tough love with a huge sprinkle of smiles and good vibes to give you that satisfying workout! She first discovered barre from watching the Victoria Secret’s Fashion Show as her idol Candice Swanepoel swears by the workout – 3 years later, its still her go-to workout, plus she loves how it gives you that peachy booty. Expect to hear club hits or latin pop in her classes – Pitbull and Daddy Yankee anyone?
Benita is one of our most nurturing and loving instructors, and she was once a competitive rhythmic gymnast – impressive much! She first discovered Pilates 8 years ago and loved how it strengthened her deepest core muscles and helped her be so much stronger functionally day-to-day. Thereafter, barre was an easy transition as she had the chance to marry her two loves – dance and pilates! Barre never felt like exercise to Benita. She loved how she felt after class and all the benefits it brings with it that is has become part of her lifestyle. That is the exact same thing she wants to pass on to her own clients in the long run with each class she teaches, as well as sharing this empowering community that is WeBarre!
Despite one of our younger instructors, Maddie has lived such a colourful life, exploring the world and thriving in everything she sets her mind to – whether that’s studying for her law degree, acting in musicals or house modeling! She likes to try out all types of fitness activities from Parkour to Aerial but she truly loves how barre has helped her transform her body to be long and lean, strong but feminine. Maddie is fun, personable and everyone’s personal cheerleader, reminding you how awesome you are, for every small victory you achieve!
Gretel is a lady of many talents – former editor, music composer, ballet & contemporary trained, and was even the head prefect in (secondary) school! When she’s not getting her barre burn on at WeBarre, she teaches dance to kids and she loves how they show her how life should be – all about play, laughs and discovery. Gretel is a huge Broadway Musical buff and you’ll hear this inspire her playlist with songs from Chicago and Hairspray paying a visit. She loves that barre packs a punch with its upbeat dynamic along with a ballet element – almost like a merge of fitness with art!
Sarah, our Chinese Filpino bundle of joy, has been a dancer her entire life and literally feels it in her blood and bones! Graduating from Lasalle College of the Arts in Dance, she’s grown up training in ballet, hiphop, contemporary dance and most recently Spanish dance! Don’t let her sweet personality fool you, she’s got a load of mental strength and believes in a “no pain, no gain” philosophy, so get ready for a satisfying workout. When she’s free she likes to bake earl grey cookies, so if you’re lucky, she might bring one in to reward you after all that barre burn in class!
With a Master of Dance and a Diploma in Performance Creation under her belt, Shermaine finds her calling in life as a contemporary dance artist through choreographing, performing and teaching. When she’s not dancing or teaching barre, you might find her in a sweaty spin class to unwind or rolled up on the couch with a bottle of vino and Netflix. Shermaine is uber creative in her barre classes (occupational hazard) and loves to choreograph movements so it feels like you’re dancing as you’re perfecting your alignment and pushing through the burn.
Vanessa is your ultimate adrenaline junkie, whether that’s powerlifting, Brazilian Jiujitsu or exploring the world. She’s a closet gamer and really enjoys a good first-person shooter game (she’s even got the gamers thumb to prove it). When Vanessa first discovered barre, she was hooked immediately by the feel-good endorphins and was clocking in as many as 10 classes a week! Despite having a friendly vibe from the moment you meet her and a cheek-to-cheek smile, she was once the Head of Discipline in the Student Council so you know she can crack the whip in her barre class and give you that killer workout!
Xuan is all about a tough but a fun-loving workout and she’s determined to help you say hello to those abs and sculpted booty! If you like rock, Xuan’s your girl as she loves everything from indie rock like the Killers to pop rock like One Republic and Maroon 5 so expect to be uplifted as you get your barre burn on. Being passionate about sustainability, Xuan’s lives a zero-waste vegan lifestyle and rallies awareness for more people to take care of mother earth alongside her efforts. Ask her for some delicious vegan recipes!
Ammy is full of sass and it’s hard not to crack a smile when she’s in the room! When she’s not at WeBarre, you’ll find her creating her own line of vintage inspired dresses that are classic and timeless. She finds it super rewarding knowing that her pieces can empower women to feel good in their bodies and more confident! Ammy swears by barre as it has built her her long lean muscles and even though physically, she’s petite, her go-to party trick is lifting her husband, and effortlessly might we add (cue bicep flex!)