American Barre Technique® is the internationally accredited and recognized barre instructor education company. ABT provides online certification courses to certify individuals to become certified barre instructors to hold the proper credential to teach barre fitness. American Barre Technique® provides a standard of teaching that stands above the rest. The technique was developed from the fundamental movements of classical ballet barre class. The body alignments and positions stem from classical ballet technique and combine the core exercises and movements utilized in strength training. The effortless collaboration of classical ballet technique and strength training create American Barre Technique®, which aides in toning the body, increasing overall flexibility, improving endurance, and boosting self-confidence.