Barre3 - West Village


Barre3 - West Village

New York City, USA

The Barre3 Story

Barre3 is a leading fitness studio in the barre workout space, offering full-body workouts focused on body positivity and inclusivity. Founded in 2008 by Sadie Lincoln, the company now has more than 170 franchise studios across the US, Canada, and the Philippines, as well as online service that streams their workouts to members in over 150 countries.

Barre3 believes in supporting female entrepreneurs and offering a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. Founder Sadie Lincoln regularly talks on and promotes these topics, such as her appearance on the leading business podcast How I Built This with Guy Raz.

How Did Barre3 West Village Score Overall?

The full client experience at Barre3 West Village was excellent, achieving The Fit Guide 4-Star Award.

The class was also very good, winning our 4-Star Class Experience Award.

Barre3 West Village is featured in our article The Best Barre Studios In New York, Reviewed And Rated.

The Highlights

The flow of the class was very smooth, and the coach personalized the experience well. We liked the design of the studio and the inclusion of branding elements, which created a great atmosphere in the club.

What Our Evaluator Had To Say

“The reception staff were friendly and engaged on both the call and also when I arrived at the studio.”

“The class was well-structured and the coach offered opportunities to increase or decrease intensity, which was appreciated.”

“I loved the music - it was very upbeat and motivating!”

What To Expect From A Barre3 Session

Barre3 is one of the most well-known brands in the barre space, offering an efficient and effective workout that brings in elements of strength, cardio, and mindfulness. The Barre3 instructors are trained to ensure their workouts are at the right level for everyone, offering modification options for all ability levels.

In a typical Barre3 class, you can expect all the usual elements, such as the ballet barre, exercise balls, and body weight movements, but the community at barre3 is about so much more than just movement, standing strongly for empowerment, connection, and valuing individuality.

The Reception Service

Our evaluators were welcomed by a reception team that were both friendly and knowledgeable on what Barre3 is about. They could answer questions easily and did a good job of talking through the training options after the session. Whilst we did feel welcome, a tour of the facilities would have helped round off a great experience.

The Class Experience

Barre3 West Village received The Fit Guide’s 4-Star Class Experience Award, making it one of New York’s stand-out offerings.

Our instructor learned our name and used it throughout the class, which she delivered in a confident and assured manner. She gave us her close attention, offering adjustments to make the movements easier or harder as required. More movement around the room to observe the class from different angles would have improved the class experience.

The Equipment And Studio

Both the studio and equipment were overall clean and in good condition, with a lot of natural light streaming into the studio. Everything functioned well, but some of the dumbbells were a little worn, which made the numbers hard to read.

The Facilities And Public Areas

The facilities and public areas were clean with two rooms for changing and a wide selection of amenities available. However, there were no showers at the club.

Workout towels were not provided at the club. Free water refill stations were available. Lockers were not provided, only cubby holes.

Digital And Technology

The club’s website offered a smooth and easy-to-use booking process and app, as well as presenting a strong picture of barre3’s message and values. We would, however, liked to have seen information on the different coaches at the club before visiting.


Barre3 offers a ‘first class free’ promo on its website as well as a trial offer of three classes for $60 for new clients.

If you’re looking for a longer-term commitment, memberships are available from $135 for four classes per month up to $229 for unlimited classes.

Drop-in sessions are available at $38 per class, with smaller commitment packages also available, starting at a five pack for $180.

Top Scoring Categories

Reception Services
Class Experience
Equipment & Studio

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