Category Archive: Ballet Barre

Nov 15

How Pilates Fits Into Total Fitness Program

While it absolutely is true that some physical activity is better than no physical activity at all, people that want to get truly healthy cannot rely on just one type of physical activity alone. When it comes to Pilates, for example, there are those who believe doing some stretching and strength conditioning are enough to …

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Oct 15

Is Barre Pilates Cardio?

For good health, you need a mix of strength training and cardio. Many people considering barre Pilates wonder whether this workout conveniently checks off both boxes. The truth is that barre was created specifically to be an all-body workout that provides intervals of cardio, strength and stretching to give you a more thorough and balanced …

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Jul 15

How and Why to Work on Your Posture

Poor posture doesn’t just look bad. It can cause back pain, self esteem issues and can contribute to back and neck injuries. Is your posture less than perfect? Consider these tips and practices to improve your posture and your health. 1. Work on your core. Your core muscles support your torso and make it possible …

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Jun 15

Can I do barre pilates when I’m injured?

There’s nothing more frustrating that being sidelined after an injury. What’s going to happen to all your progress?¬†Should you just push through the pain? While you may feel like you want to get back to your regimen as soon as possible, there are times you should take a break and times when you should change …

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May 01

What are isometric moves?

If you’ve ever watched a ballet barre workout, you have probably noticed that there isn’t a lot of movement going on a lot of the time. Participants will either stand perfectly still or move in tiny inch by inch movements. Why is that? Isn’t barre supposed to be an intense core-focused work out. It it. …

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