Location Info

Our studio is located in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara, adjacent to the Paseo Nuevo Shopping Center, on Chapala Street between De La Guerra and Ortega. There is street parking available as well as ample parking in the Paseo Nuevo lot across the street.

Services + Amenities

Barre3 Santa Barbara is a lovely, open space with beautiful natural light throughout, and features a retail section featuring studio to street styles. For your comfort and convenience, both restrooms double as changing rooms, with amenites and toiletries. For your class needs, the studio provides towel service and purified water.




What to Expect

No experience required. Our classes are designed to make everyone feel welcome and get a great workout. Wear yoga-like attire (socks are optional) and bring a water bottle. We supply all props needed. We encourage new clients to arrive 15 minutes early to get a tour and meet your instructor.


Barre3 is functional training with a twist. Rooted in three fitness disciplines—ballet barre, pilates and yoga—barre3 workouts will have you feeling strong and balanced inside and out. We’re known for building lean muscles, a strong core, and long-term postural benefits.

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Mindy Sofro
Mindy Sofro
Studio Owner

Mindy Sofro is an Oregon native and an eighteen-year resident of Santa Barbara. After graduating from the University of Oregon and working in marketing, Mindy focused her energy on raising her family. Her kids now teenagers, Mindy and her husband Jeff could not be happier about their decision to open barre3 Santa Barbara. During her time away from the studio, you can find Mindy at the beach, on the hiking trail, volunteering with her favorite non-profits, or catching one of her kid’s sporting events.

Pre + Postnatal

Moms-to-be and new moms love barre3. If you’re pregnant or postpartum, consult with your doctor before taking barre3 classes. Please arrive early to class and check in with your instructor, who will provide alternative postures appropriate for pregnant or postpartum clients.

Young Clients

Minors aged 14 and up are welcome to attend class with their parent or guardian. Clients 14-15 years of age will require a parent or guardian to accompany them during class. Clients 16-17 years of age will require a New Client Waiver to be signed by their parent or guardian.

Cancellation Policy & Other Fine Print

You can cancel a reservation up to an hour before class. Late cancellations or no-shows incur a $15 charge to accounts with an unlimited monthly membership or the reduction of one class from a class package.