Andrea Parkyn - Xtend Barre
Andrea Parkyn

Andrea Parkyn

“It’ll be hard, but it’ll finally be the right kind of hard.”

Born and raised on the Sunshine Coast, Andrea enjoyed a 14-year career as a ballet dancer with the Australia Ballet Company, Dresden Semperoper Ballet and The West Australian Ballet. Since stepping offstage, Andrea has established a local early childhood education and care service and is currently studying her Bachelor of Psychological Science. Andrea has been an instructor at XTEND Barre St Lucia since 2016 and loves the fun, challenge and community she finds in XTEND Barre. 

Studio(s) I teach at

My signature move

Echappe jumps from 1st to 2nd make her happy!

Members would describe me as

Relatable… like a fine wine.

Song that makes me move

Loves it when a Vintage Madonna song comes on – Express Yourself.

Something on my bucket list

A PhD.