30/30 Barre & Pilates Mat: 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.

Allison Mildenberg

 
~ Barre Instructor
 
Allison Mildenberg is a suma cum laude graduate of Marymount Manhattan College where she majored in dance and minored in dance education. Living and studying in New York City, she was exposed to a number of renowned teachers and dance legends that have influenced both her dancing and teaching styles. It was also during this time that she discovered and developed a passion for Barre and Pilates.
 
She continued to study Barre and Pilates upon moving back to Philadelpia. Her ownership of a collection of diverse styles and teaching methods for all ages has helped turn Allison into a profound instructor with over 15 years of teaching experience.

Emily Neubert

 
Emily has joined the Twisters staff after completing her barre teacher training in January. After taking her first barre class at Twisters in 2014, Emily was immediately hooked! Barre not only fostered her childhood love of ballet and Pilates, but also helped her connect with her body to find balance, self-confidence, and inner strength.

Starting with her catchy playlists, Emily strives to create a positive and fun atmosphere, while motivating her clients to do their best. In addition to teaching barre at Twisters, Emily enjoys working with her students as a high school English teacher.

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.

Anina Pfeiffer

Anina Pfeiffer began dance classes at the age of 7 and has studied ballet for over 25 years. She taught aerobics in the eighties and is excited to get back into it after taking time off to raise her 4 children. Anina has a dance minor and was in the Ballet Company at the University of New Hampshire. She was a cheerleader in high school and college, spent 6 years teaching aerobics part-time after college, and was a choreographer of and performer in “Special K” musical review at The Kellogg School of Management (Northwestern University). She also holds a Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do and has taught 10+ years of dance lessons in jazz, hip hop, tap, and modern. Anina holds her teacher training in Balanced Body Barre, Group Exercise Class (AFAA), and Zumba.

Beth Thune

 
Beth is a former elementary school teacher with a lifelong passion for exercise and dance. She was an athlete and a student of dance throughout her school years. After giving up her teaching position in New York to move to Pennsylvania, Beth decided to combine these passions and become a fitness instructor. Beth has been teaching Mat Pilates since 2004 and Barre since 2013. Beth’s classes are fun and energetic, incorporating upbeat music and props to help students enhance their Pilates and Barre workouts.
 
Along with her certifications in Mat Pilates and Barre, Beth is also certified in Pilates Reformer through IM=X Pilates.
All Levels Welcome
 
 
This hybrid Barre & Pilates Mat class is a great combination class that will give you 30 Minutes of both Barre and Pilates in one fun and energizing class.

Upcoming classes:

  • Mon Oct 16 9:30 am - 10:25 am with Alyssa Beerger
    at Erdenheim
  • Mon Oct 16 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm with Alyssa Beerger
    at Erdenheim
  • Tue Oct 17 9:30 am - 10:30 am with Allison Mildenberg
    at Ambler
  • Tue Oct 17 7:00 pm - 7:55 pm with Samantha Baer
    at Erdenheim
  • Wed Oct 18 8:15 am - 9:10 am with Alyssa Beerger
    at Erdenheim
  • Wed Oct 18 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm with Emily Neubert
    at Ambler
  • Wed Oct 18 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm with Alyssa Beerger
    at Erdenheim
  • Thu Oct 19 9:30 am - 10:30 am with Michele Dolaway
    at Ambler
  • Thu Oct 19 7:00 pm - 7:55 pm with Samantha Baer
    at Erdenheim
  • Fri Oct 20 8:10 am - 9:05 am with Anina Pfeiffer
    at Erdenheim
  • Sat Oct 21 8:15 am - 9:10 am with Beth Thune
    at Ambler
  • Sun Oct 22 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Emily Neubert
    at Erdenheim
  • Mon Oct 23 9:30 am - 10:25 am with Alyssa Beerger
    at Erdenheim
  • Mon Oct 23 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm with Emily Neubert
    at Ambler
  • Mon Oct 23 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm with Alyssa Beerger
    at Erdenheim
  • Tue Oct 24 9:30 am - 10:30 am with Alyssa Beerger
    at Ambler
  • Tue Oct 24 7:00 pm - 7:55 pm with Samantha Baer
    at Erdenheim
  • Wed Oct 25 8:15 am - 9:10 am with Alyssa Beerger
    at Erdenheim
  • Wed Oct 25 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm with Emily Neubert
    at Ambler