Laura Rosemeier Laura grew up in Northern California, where she was a high-level gymnast. When injury prevented her from completing in her Division I college career, she began to explore the world of fitness outside of gymnastics. After moving to Colorado in 2016, Laura came to Arvada Barre Belle and, after taking her first barre class, she knew she had discovered her “exercise soul mate”. Wanting to take her barre practice to the next level, she completed barre teacher training in 2020. Laura lives in Arvada, CO with her husband and three children.
Michelle is a native of Colorado who grew up exploring many types of athletics. Her two favorite athletic activities have always been snowboarding and dancing, that is until she found barre. Michelle first attended barre class at Arvada Barre Belle with some friends in 2016, and she was hooked. She finally felt like she found a work out that was effective, engaging and made her want to come back for more. Even though she moved to northern Colorado for a few years, as soon as she moved back to the area she was right back at Arvada Barre Belle because she absolutely loves the environment and community that has been built at this studio. Wanting to continue to grow deeper in her barre practice she decided to become a certified barre instructor, and would now tell you that was one of the best decisions she has made. She is so thankful to be a part of the community, and to share her love for movement and barre.
After falling in love with Barre Stephanie Ritz took her passion and became a certified Barre teacher. Her teaching style is fun and energetic with an upbeat pace for an effective, efficient workout that will lift, lengthen, and tone your muscles. Other than teaching Barre, Stephanie is a wife and mother of two. She enjoys sharing her knowledge and love for Barre with everyone at Arvada Barre Belle.
Elissa Hazel Elissa has been teaching barre since 2017. She started teaching at Arvada Barre Belle in 2018 and has taught over 1000 classes since starting. She has multiple Barre certifications, with an emphasis on Pre/Postnatal Barre. Elissa loves the way barre can help not only with her client’s confidence but with injury recovery and mobility. With a background in cheer you can expect a high energy class that will push you to find what your body is truly capable of.
Emily Garrison Emily graduated from the University of Utah in Sociology and went on to earn a Masters in Educational Counseling. Upon graduation, her first of four children was born and she chose to become a stay at home mom for 15 rewarding years! While at home taking care of her kids and doing various volunteer work, she also learned to take time out for herself through exercise. Emily has enjoyed multiple styles of exercise through the years, but when she tried barre she was hooked! She became a certified teacher through Arvada Barre Belle in 2020 and is looking forward to helping others to love it too!
Angela Alexander Angela began taking barre classes in 2013 and was instantly hooked. She loves the way that barre classes strengthen the mind-body connection and she specifically appreciates the community, challenge, and atmosphere that Arvada Barre Belle provides. Angela comes from a dance background, having studied ballet, tap and jazz as a child, and progressing to pointe as a teen. When not teaching barre, she is a National Board Certified Art Teacher with a Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction. Additionally, she has worked as a Wellness Champion in her district, offering fitness classes, meditation, art enrichment activities, and other wellness initiatives to the staff at her school. Angela is honored to be part of the Arvada Barre Belle team, and looks forward to bringing positivity, rigor, and upbeat music to her classes.