Our 10% Promise

In addition to bringing you the best barre workout, we are committed to giving back to our community and the world at large. We give 10% of our profits away and all of our retail products in the studio have an impact on those in need in our city and the nations. We believe we can make a difference as a community and cannot wait to see all those who are impacted at the barre and around the world.

Turning Leaf

Our tshirts are all individually printed in North Charleston at the non profit, Turning Leaf. Turning Leaf is dedicated to creating an opportunity to success after prison by offering a program of group therapy, one-on-one counseling, transitional employment, and job placement. Turning Leaf helps the most vulnerable population have a hope for success and a tangible way to meet their goals for a better future. You can feel GREAT about purchasing a tshirt at Barre Nation that supports these incredible men.

Francis + Benedict

If you’ve stepped into Barre Nation, you are sure to have seen some beautiful skirts hanging from our racks. These skirts are more than beautiful. Francis + Benedict exists to empower and equip skilled Togolese seamstresses by providing them with dignified and sustainable employment. In addition, their profits are used to resource community leaders in Togo, enabling them to continue projects that benefit orphans, widows, and those suffering in poverty.

F+B’s handmade clothing marries American style with West African wax print textiles in order to create fashion-forward apparel for the modern woman.

Their aim is to make a lasting global impact by using a  love for people and fashion to change communities… One outfit at a time. All of the skirts you see in the studio are samples for fitting purposes. If you want to purchase your very own F+B skirt, you can do so at our website: https://francisandbenedict.com/barrenation

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Magdalene House

The Magdalene House is a recovery home for women located right here in Summerville. Magdalene House offers residents a safe, disciplined, and compassionate community  that stands as a witness to the truth that in the end, love is the most powerful force. These amazing women handcraft beautiful jewelry that is sold in the studio, making great gifts that support a wonderful mission.

Magdalene House of Charleston