Chicago - Lakeview

3144 N Sheffield Street
Chicago, IL 60657

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We're Celebrating 10 Years in Chicago in 2018! Thank you to our wonderful Bar Method community for all your support!

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About the STUDIO

The Bar Method Chicago - Lakeview is a boutique fitness studio offering barre classes for students of all levels. The signature method uses your own body weight, the ballet barre and a few props to create a transformative workout that results in long, lean sculpted muscles. Not only does it reshape your entire body, but it allows you to channel your inner strength and leave class feeling strong, confident and poised. Highly-trained instructors customize the exercises to ensure they are safe and effective for any age and every body, including modifications for pregnant women and students with injuries. Our staff and community are here to support you from the moment you walk through the door.

We are located in the heart of Lakeview across from the Vic Theater and the Belmont el stop. The Brown, Red and Purple lines all stop at Belmont. We validate parking for the public parking garage at the south end of our building; there is also plentiful metered street parking around the studio.

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  • Towels
  • Lockers
  • Beauty Bar
  • Showers
  • Childcare




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About the

Catherine James teaches in four Chicago-area Bar Method studios and leads all teacher training and development for The Bar Method Chicago. She has her B.S. from Vanderbilt University and her M.S.W. from Tulane University. Catherine has always been an athlete and avid exerciser. She often says that it was only The Bar Method that could break her of her habit of running 8 miles a day. Catherine is thrilled to have helped bring The Bar Method to Chicago in 2008 and is thankful for the thriving Bar Method Chicago community.

Lis Settimi teaches in four Chicago-area Bar Method studios and leads studio operations and marketing for The Bar Method Chicago. She received her B.A. in English from Vanderbilt University and her M.B.A from Northwestern’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management. Lis spent her time cycling or running before discovering The Bar Method. She has always wanted her work to empower women and is thrilled to have helped bring the Bar Method to Chicago in 2008.