Owner, Pure Barre McKinney
Pure Barre is a fun exercise class that utilizes the ballet barre to perform small isometric movements set to fantastic music. It is a total body workout that targets the seat, thighs, abs, and arms, and burns fat in record-breaking time. Stylish fitness apparel and accessories are offered for sale.
Business address: 6840 Virginia Parkway, Suite 135, McKinney
Phone: 214-592-9471; Website: purebarre.com/tx-mckinney
Year opened: October 2015
Number of employees: 15
What does your business offer that is unique compared to similar businesses?
All classes are taught at the same level as the technique was designed to work for people at all levels of fitness. Pure Barre is low-impact and modifications are offered to suit individual needs.
What is the most important part of your job on a daily basis?
Creating a welcoming environment is the most important part of my job. Our goal is to create a fun, learning atmosphere where employees and clients alike feel a sense of community and support.
What are your keys to success?
All of our instructors are professionally trained and certified in the Pure Barre technique. We offer modifications for clients with prior injuries and pregnant clients in particular. Pure Barre offers clients one-on-one attention in a class setting.
What surprises you most about your job?
The intimacy of Pure Barre’s small class setting and studio design creates the perfect environment for people to meet and form friendships. Beyond the barre, Pure Barre social events for clients are also offered.
Tell us something most people wouldn't know about your company.
Although Pure Barre has over 200 studios nationwide, each studio is a tight-knit community of like-minded individuals, where clients are encouraged and supported in their goals, both inside and outside of the studio.