Fitness: Ballet isn’t just for your 8-year-old princess
Then Alexander directs the group to the nearby barre that ... and breathing with ballet moves. Her pupils aren’t ballerinas-in-training but rather women from 30 on up who simply want to get in better shape. “There’s no better exercise than dance ...
Barre offers effective workout alternative
The class may look like a ballet class, but it is the latest craze in fitness, a class that borrows from ballet, yoga, and Pilates for an intense workout. It starts with moves at a ballet barre ... combine with some gourmet goods and fascinating history.
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The coaches have backgrounds in dance ... different fitness elements like Pilates and kettle bells, are only 30 minutes in length so you'll be able to pop in, hop on the wall and get an effective yet unique workout in in no time at all. Barre fitness ...
Dance fitness classes step up the cardio fun
Experts say dance-based workouts, from Zumba to Bollywood aerobics to flexes at the ballet barre, can take your fitness from ... based dance classes of performers and his fitness class, where the workout commands center stage. "Fitness is the main key ...
Ballet for Adults: Getting Fit at the Barre
... workout – it’s also a mental workout.” Ballet classes and barre workouts are “excellent” for non-dancers, says Rebeccah Rodriguez, once a professional dancer and now a physician at the San Diego Sports Medicine and Family Health Center.