About Barre Concept

Barre Concept training is growing in popularity and has a celebrity following including Madonna, Denise Richards and Natalie Portman to name a few. Barre incorporates the precision of Pilates with the positions, moves, grace and technique of ballet. Add to this the alignment of yoga and the strength from sports conditioning and you will have all of the aspects of a typical Barre workout. Diane holds Barre Concept classes in Twickenham.

The combined elements of the different methods fuse to form a challenging and exciting workout, which stretches and sculpts the muscles, whilst burning fat. This workout produces dramatic results that sculpt and redefine the entire body, and better still you don’t have to be a dancer!


  • Wear comfortable clothing.
  • Footwear: You can wear socks, bare feet or ballet shoes.
  • You need to provide a mat for classes held at St James Parish Hall.


St James Parish Hall, 29 Radnor Rd, Twickenham, TW1 4NE
Map, parking and public transport information for St James Parish Hall.

Class size

  • 12 people maximum

Please contact christiedparrilla@gmail.com for more information on joining.

What is a Barre Concept class like?

Here is a taster of what you might expect to do in a Barre Concept class. Taught by founder of Pilates Union and creator of BarreConcept, Emma Newham.