Tone up with unique, ballet-inspired moves

Inspired by ballet, barre fitness is a dance-based workout that incorporates elements of pilates and yoga to work on the body’s flexibility and mobility. And for those who enjoy low-impact exercises, barre might just be the perfect workout regimen. Below, we list the best boutique studios in Singapore to master the art of barre.

Barre 2 Barre


Tone up at Barre 2 Barre, which offers both a physical and an online studio to help locals stay trim and fit. Featuring the signature BarreAmped method, classes include the Barre Mixed that trains barre techniques while building strength, stability and stamina; as well as the Barre Tabata, which spotlights an intense cardio routine.

A trial package of five classes will set you back $125, while a regular package goes for $195.

Barre Lab


Raise the bar(re) at Barre Labs, a Lab Studios concept suitable for beginners and experts alike. Classes such as the Burn & Stretch will work on flexibility, while others like the Signature Class targets all areas of the body. Barre Lab can be found at Duxton Road, Loewen Road (Dempsey) and Joo Chiat; online classes are available too.

Jal Yoga


Besides yoga and pilates, Jal Yoga specialises in barre classes too. Here, try the Jal Sculpt Flow to get your barre form right, or the Jal Barre Fusion to head onto the floor. There’s also the beginner-friendly Jal Barre Sculpt, a total body workout that gets the heart pumping safely and effectively.

The Movement Studio

Be inspired by the artistry of ballet at The Movement Studios, where lessons like floor barre, restorative barre and even adult ballet await. Opt for their two-class trial pack ($45) to try your hand at the Barre Power Burn and Ballet Burn, before securing a proper membership and more.

Upside Motion


Get sculpted thanks to Upside Motion, which offers a wide variety of programmes including pilates reformer and Xtend Barre. At the latter, expect to perform toning exercises with light weights, as well as ballet-inspired moves to stretch and lengthen the body. Find out more about Upside Motion’s pricing and class schedules here.



Barre workouts are made accessible at WeBarre, a studio that toggles between physical and online classes. In addition to WeBarre Fundamentals that focuses on technique and form, there is also WeBarre HIIT, perfect for those who love to sweat one out. Expectant mothers can even try some prenatal classes to get educated on pregnancy and prepare for childbirth.