Canada

Kristen Pickell

Kristen completed her Cecchetti Advanced ballet exam at the age of 16 after graduating high school flew to England and in 2007 graduated from the London Studio Centre with a Bachelors of Arts (Honors) In Theatre Dance. Returning back to Vancouver, Kristen furthered her studies and became a BCRPA certified Pilates instructor as well as Pre/Post natal fitness specialist. In 2010, Kristen began teaching Barre classes in Vancouver as one of the first instructors at a well established studio and fell in love with the workout! She developed the prenatal program at the studio. In 2013, she passed her Cecchetti Ballet Associate with Distinction and shortly after moved to Kamloops.

Currently is the Co- Owner of Barre Kamloops, is the movement director at the studio and manages the new instructor intensive trainings and the newly added child minding. Along side the studio, Kristen teaches dance at a local studio Nuance Dance and Brock middle school, is a 'stay at home’ mom of two boys and manages everything with her husband working out of town.

Kristen is extremely excited to pass her video submission and become a Certified Instructor through Barre Intensity and work further toward obtaining her Master Trainer!