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Ballet at the Barre

Yoga & Fitness Boot Camps

Elevate your health and wellness through our yoga and fitness boot camps

Yoga & Other Fitness Opportunities COMING SOON!

NEW! HUSTLE FOR THAT MUSCLE
Combining Barre and PIYO will get you fit!

 

High-intensity meets low-impact in this challenging fitness class that is designed for all levels. Barre will strengthen and lengthen every muscle in your body by combining elements from traditional yoga, ballet, sports conditioning, cardio intervals, and Pilates.

 

Barre training is a full-body workout that incorporates a wall-mounted or portable ballet barre to combine elements of classical ballet training with pilates, yoga, calisthenics, cardio dance and even strength-training with light weights or other forms of resistance.

We combine the power of group fitness to motivate and challenge you, with the power of personal attention to make sure you get the most out of every minute you spend with us. We will get to know you, your name, your body and what it needs – and deliver that level of attention in every class — before, during, and after. That’s why so many people say our classes feel like private training in a group setting.

We welcome everybody, and every type of body. We know your best body is in you. Together, we’ll make it the best it can possibly be. The body you always wanted. The body that just keeps getting better.

We invite you to spend some time with us, and experience what’s missing in other workouts…the JOY!

I’ve always believed that reshaping your body can reshape your life. So, let’s do this.

FREQUENTLY ASKED
QUESTIONS:

1. What time should I arrive for the first class?

We recommend that you arrive 5-10 minutes before class begins. Once you fill out a short waiver, the teacher will show you where you can leave your belongings and help you get the equipment you’ll be using during the day’s class – typically a set of light weights, a ball, and a tube. Your teacher will bring you a mat halfway through class. Once you’ve got everything you need, just find a spot in the studio where you feel comfortable, facing the front mirror

 

Barre offers an effective total body barre workout focused on low-impact, high intensity movements that lift and tone muscles to improve strength, agility and flexibility for every body.

2. What should I bring to the first class?

We’ll have all the equipment you’ll need at the studio, so just bring a bottle of water, possibly a sweat towel, and a positive attitude. We do ask that you do not bring your cell phone into class. If you’re expecting an important call, you’re welcome to leave your cell phone at the front desk and we’ll come snag you if you’re needed.

3. Can beginners do barre?

It can be done in small spaces, and it is a style of exercise that is suitable for beginners — if you continue to practise barre, over time your strength, technique and confidence will increase. You don't need to be a dancer to get started — if you're new to barre, here's what you need to know to work out at home.

4. Is Barre good for losing weight?

Participating in weekly — or even more frequent — barre classes will contribute to your overall activity level. You may want to add barre exercises to your weight loss plan, but doing this type of workout alone probably won't help you shed pounds. To lose weight, you need to look at your entire lifestyle. Barre helps strengthen and tone your muscles without increasing bulk, and it improves your posture. It also increases cardiovascular endurance and metabolism, which helps to quickly burn calories. Regular barre workouts can increase your bone density, which can help prevent conditions like osteoporosis.

BARRE Lingo

Tuck - A movement that involves contracting the abs back causing the hips to rotate forward to elongate the spine. Heavy Tailbone - A position that is held by engaging the core and bringing the spine to neutral, creating a straight line from the head to the tailbone.

 

Hold - A movement held in its deepest, tightest, lowest position to achieve isometric contraction. May be used with downhold, lifthold, squeeze hold, circlehold, etc.

 

Bend Stretch - A tiny quiver in the joint followed immediately by an extension and contraction of the muscle being worked.

 

Pulse - A downward movement from the lowest point, to the Pure Barre tempo of the music.

 

Down-an-inch-Up-an-inch - A one inch range of movement in a slow, controlled motion. Slightly larger than a pulse, smaller than a full range of motion.

 

Pressback - Typically refers to a movement of the knees backward while keeping a heavy tailbone position. The two motions create the opposing forces at work to lean and tone the muscles.

 

Low-impact - A low impact exercise is one that keeps at least one of your feet on the ground at all times.

 

LTB - Shortened version lift, tone, burn. 

 

Bend Stretch - A tiny quiver in the joint followed immediately by an extension and contraction of the muscle being worked.

 

Pulse - A downward movement from the lowest point, to the Pure Barre tempo of the music.

5. How  has my body changed?

A good barre instructor leaves no thigh, seat, back or abdominal muscle untouched. Barre borrows from Pilates and yoga to elongate muscles and improve flexibility. Most people who take three to four classes a week will see improved posture and better muscle tone and flexibility within a few weeks.

6. Can I take Barre while pregnant?

If you have been taking Barre classes regularly, Barre can continue to be a safe and effective exercise option while pregnant. Everyone’s pregnancy is different, so it is a good idea to consult with your doctor to ensure he/she is comfortable with you continuing to take class. Some studios require a doctor’s note. Make sure to let your Barre staff and instructors know that you are pregnant, so that we can walk you through any modifications you may need through different stages of pregnancy. As with any exercise program, if at any point during your workout you begin to feel faint, dizzy, or have physical discomfort, you should stop immediately and consult a physician.

Hustle for that Muscle

CLASS TIMES
 

April 11th - May 28th

Mondays | Tuesdays | Thursdays | Fridays | Saturdays

12:00 PM 

$15 Drop-In

*Ask us about special pricing for the Bootcamp.

DANCEFIT

​Do you want that great feeling of hitting your cardio goals but hate the treadmill? If so, Dance fit could be for you!

 

This class not only gets you moving in a fun way, it also gives you the opportunity to learn the basics of different dances such as Salsa, Bachata, Cha Cha and Swing just to name a few! Quick mini lessons combined with continuous movement helps you work out without even knowing it!

4 Week Bootcamp $135 12 Classes   ($15 Drop-In)

Mondays & Thursday 5:30 pm

Saturdays 10:00 am

 

*Dances pre-selected

*Fitness clothes and tennis shoes

*Bring Water and Sweat Towel

*Limited Space

CALL 910-581-2900 TO SIGN UP

Your instructor, Kim, has been a Dance professional for 11 years and will take you through learning basic steps in 4-6 different dances. You'll then dance it out in a "follow the leader" style dance to music. Come join us in a place where fun, fitness and dance meet!

Dance Practice
 
Women Practicing Yoga

RESTORATIVE
VINYASA FLOW
withLASHAE

This class will combine movement, awareness of breath, and meditation to  achieve a mind-body connection. Slow gentle movements intertwined with  breath-work, to provide a profound relaxation effect. This class will be taught at a  beginner level, and will be suitable for anyone who wishes to take a momentary  pause from the outside world and inquire within themselves to find a naturally  calm and peaceful state.

Wednesdays | 75 Minutes

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

$12

Starts April 27th