What is Barre…
Barre is a form of exercise that is performed in a group class in a studio. It uses the ballet barre and incorporates movement derived from ballet. It is great for all fitness levels because it is low impact and has modifications and challenges for all levels. Although it is low impact the focus is high intensity movements designed to strengthen and tone the body.
- Classes offered:
- HIT Barre
- Stretch and Tone (Barre)
- Core and Stability
- Mat Pilates
- Contemporary Dance
Barre is a class involving intense isometric movements that are sequenced in a way to elongate and lean out your muscles. Barre is a full-body, non-impact workout that is highly effective and utilizes your own body for resistance and light weights. There is also a strong focus on postural alignment and flexibility to create an effective and safe way to exercise that produces a beautifully sculpted body! Bring a mat, a small hand towel and water.
High Intensity Training meets Barre is designed to get the heart rate up and increase the calories being burned. Combining the classic barre technique with some quick paced exercises with intervals will get you sweating.
Stretch and Tone (Barre)
Stretch and Tone is a 60 minute class is designed to strengthen, tone and stretch your body the way a dancer does. Half of the class will take place at the ballet barre and the other half will take place on the floor. This slow paced, no-impact class will get your body limber and your legs chiseled. This class is also excellent for foot and leg strength.
Core and Stability
Core and Stability designed to work the core. This class will focus on balance, strength, alignment, and core strength. If you are recovering form an injury this class is great because it will use a large balance ball as a tool. This will take the pressure off the joints and allow low impact on the lower body while working on alignment.
Pilates consists of low-impact flexibility and muscular strength and endurance movements. Class will emphasizes proper postural alignment, core strength and muscle balance.
Ballet (All Level)
A traditional ballet class designed for all levels. No matter the experience level, class will be catered towards the needs of the students. Ballet is the heart of all dance. Come enjoy a tradition ballet class and get the true dancers workout. Hair pulled back and ballet shoes recommended.
Contemporary Dance (All Levels)
Contemporary fuses the principles of classical ballet technique with modern dance. This class is a great workout but so fun you almost forget your exercising! This class is open to all levels.