About Our Founder

Jonelle Dickson


Jonelle Dickson believes that fitness should be more than a short term answer, but instead a journey to a healthy mind, body and soul. Human services and helping others have always been important to Jonelle. With a background (and Masters Degree) in Speech Language Pathology, and a B.S. in Communication Sciences and Disorders, she has worked with people in many stages of life and healing. Jonelle brings her holistic approach to health and fitness to her yoga, fitness and Zen Barre® classes, as well as to the methodology of her uniqueZen Barre® Certification program.

Jonelle is a certified Barre Instructor, 200RYT Yoga Instructor, and a Pilates Instructor. Jonelle is also a certified Yoga Body Bootcamp Instructor. She holds a Personal Training certificate from ISSA, the International Sports Sciences Association.

After teaching in the fitness world for several years, Jonelle decided to open her own Yoga & Barre Fitness studio, The Zen Barre, located in Dallas, PA.

For Jonelle, being active in the fitness world and helping others has provided an outlet of light and happiness for her. She loves building a sense of community while inspiring others. Jonelle’s purpose is to help others find the happiness and strength she has been so blessed to discover through fitness.

Jonelle has been featured in The Dallas Post, The Citizens Voice, The Sunday Dispatch, and NEPA Scene.

Getting here:

We are located in the same building as Lakeway Beverage. Parking lot is through the fence to the left of the building.

The Zen Barre
3700 State Route 118
Dallas, PA 18612

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