Men Do Barre

I am always interested in new innovative ways of training, challenging my body and finding new training techniques and skills… Bootybarre came to a local Pilates studio I teach at (owned by UK Master Trainer Hannah Cutajar) about 4 years ago, and if I’m honest I didn’t try it for while (mainly because it was […]

Bootybarre Launches Suspension

Super excited to be adding bootybarre Suspension to our list of courses, we had the please of teaching two SOLD OUT courses at the summit. The course was a big hit and here’s a short recap of the training in LA. Check out the new courses in 2020 starting with New York, LA, Boston, Seattle […]

Bootybarre Celebrates 10 year Anniversary Summit

We’re so blessed to have experienced such an amazing 10 year summit with people from all over the world. South Africa, Singapore, Mexico, UK, Australia, Canada, Greece and the US. 10 years of quality education, bringing together a strong community of instructors that truly uplift each other. Stay tuned for our next event in Tulum […]

Cues For Success – Knee Repeater

Do’s Keep your weight over your front thigh, knees over the toes. Press the ball of the working foot (outside leg) into the floor. Push off from the floor whilst maintaining the torso stabilized. Focus on your supporting hamstring stabilizing the front thigh. Dont’s Lift up and down (torso stays still) Point your foot to […]

Cues for Success – Facing The Barre

Cues for Success-Facing the Barre “new” combo Start facing the barre in second position both arms straight reaching forwards onto the barre. Please make a conscious effort to keep the arms as straight as possible to encourage the shoulders over the hips. Sequence: 1 x 4 Pulse lunge to right with the heel lifted in […]

Cues for Success

Make a conscious effort to not force your releve in second position. Keep the weight over the five toes as you do when in first position. However, when the heels are not touching in second position we forget and rise even higher placing unnecessary stress on the feet and calves. Tip 1: Keep weight over […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

In the season of giving thanks, we want to thank you for all of  your love and support. This has been a fantastic year and we want to thank each of you for all you do! Wishing you a happy, healthy and safe holiday season! From our family to yours! HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

Cues for working on a Portable Barre

Facing the barre squats 1.Squats facing the barre must be on a slight relieve so that you’re able to get more range of motion. 2.Keep the arms as straight as possible, situate yourself arms length away from the barre this encourages the class to keep better alignment. 3.Cue the upper body and tail bone sliding […]

bootybarre PLUS Primary Flow

Here is the flow of your primary course, I know many of you have requested to see the class in it’s entirety with clear transitions. I recommend you practice the class with us so you feel it in your own body and learn how to use the music to energize your classes. The women are […]

Cues for Success- Isometric with Arms

45-50 minute classes are becoming more popular in clubs and studio’s. We love to mix up the arm work within the Isometric block, it adds more intensity to your lower body which is happily received. A win, win situation to keep your class challenging in less time. Enjoy! Tracey

bootybarre + bbarreless @ Rimini Wellness | Italy 2017

Creator of the widely popular bootybarre + bbarreless programs Tracey Mallett took to the Virgin Active stage at Rimini Wellness in Italy in the summer of 2017 to teach her life-changing program to hundreds of attendees. Tracey taught 8 classes during the convention to hundreds of people from around the world. She was joined by […]

Set Yourself Up Correctly in Facing the Barre.

Set yourself up for success when you’re in facing the barre by focusing on stabilizing the upper body and disassociating at the hip joint. Allow your class to go back to basics so your students are truly getting the most out of each exercise. To make your class more challenging does not necessarily mean doing […]

Spice Up the Classic Squat

Leg Extensions Behind Fixed Barre: start in a classic chair squat and reach the leg behind the body. Extend the supporting knee and lift up and down a few inches as you drag the top part of the foot on the floor. Arms must always stay straight as you pull away from the barre. Portable […]

Facing Away from The Barre

We’re always looking for different ways to move our classes but still keep great flow and control of your students. Instead of Facing the Barre we replaced it with Facing Away from the Barre. Below is the flow of this section. 1.Grande Ronde De Jambe 1 x 2 slow count then 1x 8 to tempo-outwards […]

bbarre less on the Celebrity Page on Reelz TV

bootybarre + bbarre less creator, Tracey Mallett, is featured on the Celebrity Page on Reelz TV and gave a workout to host Audra Lowe at 24 Hour Fitness in Los Angeles! Check out the video below!   bbarre less is a fusion style class with a true foundation of Pilates performed to the beat of […]

Tips for Abs at The Barre

Why use the ball for single and double leg extensions at the barre! Reason one: the ball actually keeps your spine in a deep C-curve spine without the ball your students will have tendency to extend the spine and use the hip flexors. Reason two: the ball supports the lumbar spine this allows you to […]

bootybarre at 24 Hour Fitness

Tracey Mallett taught a bootybarre Primary Instructor Training course at 24 Hour Fitness in Chino Hills, CA and the response was fantastic! “My favorite thing about barre coming to 24 Hour Fitness, was growing up as a dancer, I realized that I really loved my dancing and barre training but I loved athleticism and going […]

Abdominal Ideas on a Ball

Placement of the ball Place the ball mid thoracic spine Inner thighs are connected together for a greater abdominal contraction. Anchor your feet into the floor, by pressing down as you lift your head, neck and shoulders Order of Exercises 1. Chest lift with the ball 2. Chest lift with single leg extension 3. Chest […]

Top Three Pointers for Dancers

Bootybarre is an excellent cross training class for dancers. However, because bootybarre is dance inspired and Pilates based it may be necessary to explain to dancers why you are asking them to square the hips, lower the leg and decrease their releve and turn out. Turn out is a big part of the aesthetic for […]

bootybarre at IHRSA 2017

  bootybarre rocked it at the barre at IHRSA 2017 in downtown Los Angeles in March 2017. Tracey Mallett taught both bootybarre and bbarreless classes as well as had a booth with the bootybarre babes. Check out the video below!

Shoulder Stabilization and Rhythm in the Isometric Section

Let’s start to think of the barre as bio feedback for shoulder stabilization and helping your class connect to the core for a stronger abdominal contraction. As you depress your scapular,contract the abdominals and lift the pelvic floor up. At all times you should feel your abdominals consistently contract. Imagine you have small pockets situated […]

bootybarre Flexibility

Straddle Side Stretch Legs extended with feet flexed into second position, hands are overhead holding onto the ball. Reach over to the right, left then right and hold. Be mindful to keep both hip bones placed firmly onto the floor. Repeat opposite side. Arch and Release Legs extended with feet flexed into second position, hands […]

bootybarre Facing the Barre

Facing the barre in your squat position with your arms straight, spine is imprinted and your shoulders are over the hips with knees over the ankles. Lift one leg and thread behind the body, whilst maintaining the supporting knee in a bent position and the torso stabilized. Press the leg back in hip extension, flex […]

Pure Booty – Tracey Mallett

Switch up Pure Booty by instead of placing the ball behind the back of the knee, place the ball under the heel of the supporting foot on a standing releve. Tips: Focus on pressing the heel into the ball, with the hips square to the barre and your upper body is resting on the barre […]

5 Everyday Ice-creams

When you think of long summer days, what do you think of? No I don’t mean the beach, I’m talking about ice-cream! That deliciously refreshing food that makes hot summer days seem so much cooler. Traditional ice-cream however is full of dairy fat and sugar so I have come up with some healthy, vegan, low […]