• Jessika Munnell

    Barre Body Founder

    Jessika Munnell brings passion and personality to Barre Body, the fitness studio she created.
    Jessika graduated from the Western Washington University (USA) with a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, and a minor in Sports Science…….

  • Chantel van der Westhuizen

    Rivonia & Illovo studio owner

    Chantel is a Pilates instructor and owner of her own very successful Pilates studio. She opened Pure Motion Studios, and has been operating the business since June 2009. Chantel’s enthusiasm for all things physical is infectious, and well balanced by her extensive knowledge of the body. She is the owner of both Barre Body Johannesburg […]

  • Marize Flax


    Marize Flax is a professional dancer trained in ballet, contemporary, modern jazz, Latin and Spanish. She studied and qualified at UCT Ballet School and also qualified as a modern jazz and solo Latina dance teacher……..

  • Elisabeth Jengo


    The Barre philosophy has become an essential and passionate part of her life leading Elisabeth to become a Barre Body Instructor as a way to enhance her individual training as well as allowing her to share and inspire others to practice a healthy lifestyle…….

  • Karen Shean


    Karen grew up in Canada and moved to Cape Town as a teenager. She studied fashion design and discovered Barre Body a year ago and fell in love. An avid running and pole dancer, she finds that Barre Body gives her the strength to pursue her hobbies and brings balance all round into her life.

  • Q Hinrichsen


    “Barre Body captures the essence of beauty; fiercely strong and graceful” Q is an professional architect. She has an affinity and admiration for beauty of place, mind, body and spirit. She graduated from the University of Cape Town and has since endeavoured to further her love for architecture in design and place-making. She enjoys Arts & […]

  • Bianca Botha


    From the early age of 4 I started ballet classes which ignited my passion for dance. Through the years I have practiced many forms of dance; modern, tap, ballroom and contemporary as well as exploring rowing, trail running, spinning and gymming. Staying physically active keeps me positive, enthusiastic and energized. Exercise is such an essential […]

  • Melanie Loser


    Art, animals, architecture and Barre Growing up in the small town of Empangeni in Kwazulu Natal outside of large cities, I have always been surrounded by wildlife which is one of my passions along with architecture, art and now…Barre Body. I have been a dancer since the age of 3 and I remember my first […]

  • Kaylan Sabbadin


    I started dancing when I was 4 and I’ve been hooked ever since. I trained in tap, ballet, contemporary, jazz and many other styles. I also started music ,drama and singing … throughout my school life. I was constantly busy and stretched beyond and extremely active. I tried almost every school sport and from that […]

  • Sune-Lee Esch


    This farm girl moved to the city at the age of 18 to pursue a career as a professional performer. Excelling as an athlete in various fields since a young age, she chose dancing to be her number one focus. With international teaching qualifications in Imperial Classical Ballet & Modern Theatre, Suné is a dance […]

  • Cara Scott


    Cara started dancing at the age of 4. Born in the Northern Cape, her parents made a difficult decision to send her to boarding school in Stellenbosch, where she trained with Marike Hendrikz, Danielle Botha and Martin Schonberg. She received distinctions in all of her RAD examinations. She joined the Cape Junior Ballet Company in […]

  • Kayley Scanlen


    I recently moved to Cape town from Vietnam where I had been teaching and sharing my passion for yoga. I am a 200hr RYT and qualified fitness instructor. I have always had a passion for fitness and health with a background in dancing, weight training and crossfit. My mission is to provide an encouraging environment […]

  • Alice Maybin


    Alice Kelly Maybin is a professional dancer. She obtained her BMUS Degree in Dance from the University of Cape Town, majoring in the Performers stream. Alice has been dancing since the age of 3. Through the years her focus has been in ballet, contemporary, jazz and the Horton technique. She too has done courses in […]

  • Angelica Christelis


    Dance, health and wellness have always been a major part of Angelica’s life. Having started dance at the age of 4 she eventually went on to compete nationally and internationally. Holding numerous South African and a World Champion title, Angelica decided to pursue dance as a career. Along the way she realised she not only […]

  • Nicole Turner


    Sincerity, reliability, transparency and flawless work ethic is what I stand for. As a ballet and contemporary dancer, I have experience with the terms commitment and dedication. I am excited to work with clients who are as passionate as I am. I believe that there needs to be mutual respect between myself, fellow colleagues and […]

  • Megan Turner


    Megan Turner is a professional dancer. She graduated from the Cape Academy of Performing Arts in 2017 with Distinction and completed her 4th year Post-grad in 2018. She received extensive training in drama and the following dance disciplines- Ballet, Contemporary, Musical Theatre, Modern, Hip Hop, Tap and Jazz. She started dancing at the age of […]

  • Nadine Suliaman


    Nadine Suliaman studied Musical Theatre and Dance at the Waterfront Theatre School, where she had extensive training in ballet, modern dance, tap, jazz and hip hop. After graduating in 2016, Nadine has gone to feature in the musical Rent playing the lead role of Mimi, worked with Hooked On Books, featured in David Kramer’s Langarm, […]

  • Rebecca Burger


    Rebecca Burger started ballet at the age of 3 and went on to do Tap, Modern & Contemporary by the age of 10. Herself and her family relocated to Johannesburg in 2004. She matriculated in 2009 from St Teresa’s Mercy School Rosebank, JHB and went on to pursue her dream to dance by joining Dance […]

  • Olivia Ntsuba


    I moved from Pretoria to Cape Town 6 years ago and consider it the best decision I made for my future. Dancing is my life- long passion and I have been training since age 6 in various styles. My training continued after school when I enrolled in The Oakfields College Dance and Muiscal Theatre program. […]