At Xtend Barre we focus on creating a lifestyle centered around wellness, empowerment, and strength. We don’t just change bodies. We change lives. The best part? We do it together, as a community. Get ready, you’re about to fall in love.
So, if you’re expecting another barre workout, think again. Xtend Barre is a body-enhancing addiction made up of graceful yet energizing combinations of Pilates, dance and cardio. And the Barre is just the beginning. We offer the full range of programming with 30 classes per week.
It doesn’t matter how old you are. It doesn’t matter if you haven’t worked out in ten years. Or if you’ve worked out every day for the past year. We will show you how to work harder than you ever imagined you could. We will change your body, your life, and your attitude. So take the risk.
Meet You at the Barre. We promise to be the best part of your day.
Tamra started as a client back when studio opened in 2013 fell in love after her first class. Her passion and love for the Xtend Barre workout pursued her to be a proud Co-Owner of Xtend Barre Rochester Hills. As a former dancer she knew Xtend was what she as always been looking for in a workout. She loves to give her clients a fun, energized workout leaving them smiling after each visit. She challenges her clients to achieve many small successes as they reach their goals and expand their boundaries. Tamra is also a franchise owner of Kinderdance of Michigan. She has been a leader and educator in the field of dance for 28 years. Tamra is a wife and has two beautiful children, eighteen year old daughter and sixteen year old son. When not instructing and managing the studio, you will find Tamra taking a class right along with her clients.
Angie is Co-Owner and passionate about sharing the Xtend Barre workout, and opened her first studio in 2011., in Sand Diego CA. She opened her second location in 2013, in Rochester Hills. As a former competitive dancer, Angie connected with music energy and fast pace of Xtend barre. She is a busy Mother and business owner, and loves that Xtend Barre combines the graceful elements of dance with the principles of strength and safety in Pilates, for a full body immersion in one hour. She has trained thousands of women in her upbeat and motivating Xtend Barre Classes. She is most proud of not only the amazing results she has seen in hundreds of her clients, but in building strong communities that e filled with support, friendship and fun! Angie is also proud owner of PAINT nail Bar in Downtown Rochester.
In addition to being a fitness instructor, Jill Cassidy is a professional dancer and choreographer. Jill has an extensive background in dance- performing and teaching both nationally and internationally. She is an award winning choreographer and her students have gone on to attend may prestigious dance programs around the world. Jill currently judges dance competitions around the US and is a Adjunct Professor of Dance at Wayne State University. Jill holds a BA from Oakland University in Communications is a proud wife and mama. She is certified in many areas of group fitness and has a passion for teaching.
Heather grew up in Rochester Hills and has over 24 years of dance experience. She enjoys making sure clients feel the burn with multiple plie’ variations and lots of killer core work during each session. Heather’s passion is helping clients develop strength and confidence after Xtend-ing themselves in class, ensuring they leave with smiles on the faces each visit.
A native of Michigan Megan has trained and performed with top American dance companies including; Miami City Ballet, Joffrey, American Ballet Theatre and many more. She is currently pursuing her degree in physical therapy. She has been teaching and choreographing for over seven years throughout the area. Her favorite Xtend move is abs with the ball. She enjoys being on the water, paddle boarding and kayaking. “When in doubt, dance it out…”
Taylor has tried every workout in the Metro Detroit area but was not hooked on a body and life changing workout until she experienced Xtend. Although the last dance experience she had was dancing in a sequined costume at 7 years old, the agreement of dance and strength in this workout has changed her body and fitness goals. She loves being a member of the group of strong, diverse women in the Xtend Barre community and loves to inspire others to become a part of our amazing studio. Outside the studio Taylor is a first grade teacher and a hardworking dog mom.
As a lifelong student of dance and a Physical Therapist by profession, Tonya was drawn to Xtend Barre. She considers core, posture and balance the foundation of a strong, healthy body and loved the concept of combing these things in a fitness format with dance elements. Being a part of Xtend Barre is not only fulfilling in the opportunity to help people attain fitness goals and improve strength and health, but it is also motivating and inspiring. Xtend Barre is a community of determined, hard-working and supportive individuals! Tonya is Mom to two busy boys. Along with her husband, they all enjoy being outside in any way, shape or form!
Danielle was a client and lover of the Xtend workout before becoming a certified instructor. She loves to push her classes past their comfort zones and still enjoys sweating alongside them in multiple classes per week. Danielle is also the Studio Manager and loves interacting with all of the amazing members who come through the studio on a daily basis. She is a mother to 4 young children who she loves to be active and healthy with.
I’ve always had a passion for dance and enjoy Pilates, that’s why i fell in love with the Xtend workout. The fusion of both styles along with a variety of other elements delivers a total body workout while pushing personal limits and achieving long lean muscles. I’m a mom to two boys and baby girl. As a family we love to camp and spend time at our lake house.
Jacklyn immediately fell in love with Xtend Barre After her first class. Dance and fitness is in her blood and Xtend Barre was the format she had been looking for. Soon after she began taking classes, she knew that one day she wanted to be a part of the Xtend Barre Team. Jacklyn began studying dance at the age of three with her mother and her aunt at Mary Skiba School of Dance. Jacklyn also studied dance for many years at Margove College and Jacob Lascu School of Ballet. She has been a guest choreographer for various musicals and performances a local high schools. In addition to her training and choreography, Jacklyn performed for many years in various roles in The Nutcracker Ballet with Dance Detroit at the Fox Theatre and Detroit Opera House. Jacklyn most recent performance include dancing along side Misty Copeland with the American Ballet Theatre. Jacklyn is also a registered Nurse, health educator, and wellness each! She enjoys spending her free time traveling and making memories with her husband and two boys.
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