The Best Barre Studios in SLO

As a student, finding time to build a creative, fun workout regimen can be a challenge. Luckily, The Academy Chorro apartments near Cal Poly SLO put you near many awesome options. In case you somehow hadn't heard, barre is one of the hottest and most effective ways to work out — it combines elements of dance, Pilates, yoga, and strength training in order to develop long, lean muscle and have fun while you're at it. San Luis Obispo is considered one of the happiest, most welcoming communities in the country, so you'll probably make some new friends at these awesome studios!

Read on to learn more about a few of the awesome studio options near you in San Luis Obispo.


The Bar Method, located near the SLO airport, offers many unique barre classes suitable for all levels. Their expert trainers will meet you wherever you are in your fitness journey, providing modifications so you can either tone down or amp up your workout. Whether this is your first time hearing of barre or you've been taking classes for years, The Bar Method will be a perfect fit for you. They also offer a spa-style locker room, childcare, and a coffee and tea bar. Oh, and this location overlooks SLO's beautiful lush rolling hills. What's not to love? Click here to book classes at The Bar Method SLO online now.


While their focus might be yoga, SLO Yoga Center provides at least one barre class every day. With two SLO locations—one downtown and one in Marigold Center—a SLO Yoga Center membership will undoubtedly serve you well throughout your time in San Luis Obispo. They also offer your first thirty days of classes for only $39. If you're just moving to SLO, especially as a college student, that's a great deal. If you have questions, you may contact their team here.


Spark Yoga features heated barre classes where they turn the heat up to ninety degrees. In the spirit of hot yoga, sweat helps to detoxify the body and maximize the effectiveness of your workout. Spark emphasizes that dance experience is not required to enjoy their classes! These hot barre classes also feature light weights to add intensity to your workout. Learn more about membership and pricing options here.    Please contact us at The Academy Chorro if you have questions about rental availability or life in San Luis Obispo.