Hoboken, NJ 07030
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About the STUDIO
The Bar Method Hoboken 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.
The Bar Method Hoboken is located in downtown Hoboken and features two workout studios, a spacious lounge area and an elegant locker room. We are open 7 days a week with classes throughout the day. Metered parking and various lots are available in the surrounding area.
Services & Amenities
- Beauty Bar
- Waiting Area
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About the Owners
Lucia Almeida-Oliveira discovered The Bar Method in 2009 in Summit, NJ while working as a womenswear buyer in NYC. Growing up practicing ballet, poise and grace have always been a part of her life. After each class, she felt empowered, taller, and more focused. She knew that she wanted to share these feelings with others and be part of The Bar Method community. She became an instructor in 2015 before opening up her studio in Hoboken, NJ. When she's not at the studio, you'll find Lucia rocking out at concerts and hanging out with her husband and two dogs, Angus & Troy.
Melissa Opsahl discovered The Bar Method with her sister in Soho in 2010. After just one class, The Bar Method's precise and structured workout had her hooked on an entirely new level. Melissa loves how the classes focus on the largest muscle groups of the body and finds it fascinating how such small movements create great muscle definition. She's lived in Hoboken for years and knew she had to bring this workout to the city. When Melissa isn't at the studio, you'll find her at local restaurants or parks with her dog, Charlie.
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- While walk-ins are welcome, class sizes are limited and can be sold out. We highly recommend reserving classes online or The Bar Method app in order to guarantee your spot in class. Reservations are studio specific and can be made up to 30 days in advance.
- Classes fill up quickly, but spaces will open up as clients reschedule. If you are on the waitlist, and receive a notification that you have been added to class, the spot is yours! You will have to cancel yourself within the 2 hour window if you no longer want to attend class. If you already signed up for another class that wasn’t waitlisted, please make sure to remove yourself from one of the classes to avoid a cancellation fee. If you are on waitlist for an early morning class and haven’t received a text or “you’ve been added to the waitlist” email, please be sure to cancel yourself out of class the night before if you feel that you will not wake up on time to check your email/text. You can always call the studio in the morning and ask if there’s room. Please make sure that you are signed up to received our emails/ text messages. Settings can be changed in your online profile.
- When you arrive at the studio, please check-in at the front desk. Reservations will be honored only up to the start of class. If you do not arrive prior to the start of class, your reservation will be given away to anyone on the waitlist.
- If you are on the waitlist for an early morning class, please call the studio before class or sign up for text message notifications to be sure of whether or not you made it into the class.
- If you cannot attend class, cancel your class online or call the studio at least 120 minutes (2 hours) before class to avoid being charged a late cancellation fee of $10.
- If you do not show up for a class you are signed up for, you will be charged $28 and will be marked as a no-show.
- First time students may not enter a class late. Arriving 10 minutes early is highly recommended.
- Returning students may enter up to, but not after, 10 minutes into a mixed, move, level 1 and level 2 classes and 5 minutes for an express class.
- Upon entering class, lift your knees 40 times to warm up before joining in.
- Please wear exercise pants that cover the knees, a top that cover the midriff, and socks that cover the entire foot.
- Students may bring their own socks from home, or purchase Bar Method socks with sticky grips at the studio.
- Please do not bring glass or uncapped drinks into the exercise studios. Capped water bottles are allowed.
- Please do not bring cell phones into the exercise studio. Lockers are provided with keys and we ask that you leave your phone in a locker along with the rest of your belongings.
- Please do not chew gum in the exercise studio.
- We provide towels without charge. Hand towels are available outside each studio room, and bath towels are available in the shower area. Please leave your towel in the hamper on your way out.
- Disruptive students may be asked to leave. Please be respectful of fellow students and your instructor.
- Pregnant clients must provide the front desk with a note from their doctor allowing them to take strengthening and stretching classes. We have a form available at the front desk that you can provide to your doctor to sign off.
- Please speak to the front desk and/or instructor for proper modifications during class.
- No clients are admitted before they reach 13 years of age.
- Clients under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
- Please notify front desk staff and instructors of any illness or injury that may impact your ability to exercise. In some cases, a doctor’s note may be required to allow you to take class.
- If you have a cold or anything else that may be contagious we ask that you do not attend class.
- Club Bar Members are allowed to “freeze” twice per calendar year, minimum 10 days and maximum 30 day freeze; 1st freeze is complimentary. A 2nd freeze is available at an additional cost. Freeze forms are available at the front desk and must be completed 5 days prior to freezing. Freezes can not be combined together.
- Off Peak Members are allowed to freeze/hold per calendar year at the current freeze rate. 10 days minimum and 30 days maximum. Freeze forms are available at the front desk and must be completed 5 days prior to freezing.
- Memberships can not be cancelled while a freeze/hold is in place
- New Client Special must be activated within 3 months of purchase
- Class package sessions must be used within 12 months of purchase.
- All class sales are final. Classes are non-refundable, exchangeable or transferable.
- Returns on retail merchandise must be made within 7 days from the purchase date. Studio events & workshops fees are non-returnable.
- Returns of full price merchandise must be as follows: All merchandise must be unwashed and unworn. All hangtags must be attached to the garment and proof of payment must be accompany the return.
- Sale merchandise is final sale.
Currently the only membership that has time restrictions is the Off Peak Membership:
Class times allowed
(class times subject to change without notice):
Monday: 9:15am, 12:30pm, 7:15pm
Tuesday: 7:30am, 9:15am, 7:15pm
Wednesday: 9:15am, 12:30pm, 5:00pm
Thursday: 7:30am, 9:15am
Friday: 9:15am, 12:30pm
Sunday: 11:00am, 4pm
Holidays: please contact the studio
- If you have Club Bar, Off Peak or Barre Bones memberships, your membership will auto-renew after your 3rd month. If you wish to cancel your membership after the 4th month or after, you will need to come to the studio and sign a cancellation form.
- Please email the studio prior to your billing date to request the cancellation form. We require at least 30 days notice to cancel your membership. The above memberships have a 4 month commitment and can not be cancelled before the 4th month.