MEET YOUR Team
Rebecca is a Rancho Cucamonga native and has been dancing since the age of 6. She has danced ballet professionally since 2008 and has had many performance opportunities. Her serious study of ballet in the Inland Empire and around the country has led to discipline, and interest in overall health, fitness, and wellbeing. She found Barre and instantly fell in love. It is the combination of her two passions, ballet and fitness.
Rebecca has been teaching barre fitness for 6 years in La Verne and has recently received her Barre Intensity certification. Barre Intensity has furthered her knowledge of helping clients pursue a mind body connection through a perfectly fused combination of Pilates, ballet, and functional fitness training. Her barre class includes small isolated movements to fatigue the muscles, large range of movements to elevate the heart rate, and sequencing that incorporates your upper and lower body. You will leave feeling strong and accomplished mentally and physically!
Ci’Monique is a former gymnast and adult dance student who fell in love with Barre after just one class. As a longtime kickboxer that never lost her affinity for ballet, Ci’Monique likes high-intensity workouts and the beautiful grace of ballet. This makes Barre a favorite exercise modality in her eyes. Ci’Monique is also a novelist and children’s author.
Christina is a lover of fitness and her roots run deep in dance. She started Barre classes in 2017 and fell in love with the impressive elements of strength training and cardio within each class. It brought back her passion for dance and sparked a desire to become an instructor. With a love for people and community Christina hopes to bring the same energy of inspiration and encouragement she received to all who attend her classes! She knows strength comes from within and can’t wait to help those around her feel strong from the inside out!
She is certified in Barre Intensity which combines the attributes of Pilates, dance and functional fitness which incorporates small isolated movements to fatigue the muscles, large range of motion to elevate the heart rate and sequencing to make every minute count. Christina was recently certified in TRX and has expanded her Barre Intensity class formats to include a fusion of TRX.
Laura Collins is a Fully Certified STOTT PILATES® Instructor and 200-hour Certified Yoga Instructor, specializing in Alignment-based Hatha Yoga. She is also certified in PSM (Pilates Suspension Method), Total Barre, Zumba, Mini Yogis, Flirty Girl Fitness and AFAA (Aerobics and Fitness Association of America) for Group Exercise Instructors. One of Laura’s greatest joys is group exercise! She loves teaching it, and enjoys being a student. Laura began teaching in 2004. Laura’s classes and sessions are fun, unique, and challenging. She is most thankful to her teachers, loyal students, studio owners, and her family!
Toni has been an instructor of PiYo and TRX since October 2015. She feels fortunate to be able to teach 2 formats that she absolutely loves. While a novice instructor, she was given the opportunity to bring PiYo to the studio and share her love for this format.
In February 2017, she was able to add TRX to her certifications and has loved developing these classes for her students. In her words "I feel so lucky to be a fitness instructor, it’s my passion and I have a genuine love for teaching. I am fortunate that my teaching experience has been been surrounded by instructors that I respect and clients that have become friends. I don’t even consider teaching work, it’s doing what I love most and I am grateful that I can continue to bring fun and challenging fitness formats to the studio”
Toni is a wife and mother. She grew up in San Dimas and went to college in San Diego. She has a BA in English-Creative Writing. Toni has always enjoyed fitnesS, but it wasn’t until after her second child that she got serious about heath and nutrition too. ADDITIONALLY, Toni is a health coach.
Mary is a certified Barre Intensity Instructor. Growing up dancing and tumbling, Mary has always loved the world of fitness. In 2017, she found Barre and immediately knew she found her perfect workout. In every class Mary combines attributes of Pilates, dance and functional fitness to create a powerful and intense workout. She loves to challenge her clients and motivate them to push beyond their comfort zone. Mary believes a positive attitude and a belief in oneself can make what seems to be impossible, possible.
When Mary is not at “the Barre” you can find her running around town with her three kids going from school to soccer to dance to baseball and more. Mary and her husband, Ray, always encourage their children to have an active, healthy and balanced lifestyle.