Ballet Barre Workout: The Latest Trend

Ballet Barre Workout

You're probably wondering: "What is a ballet barre workout?" Rest assured, you're not alone. A few years back, when visiting my cousin out of town, she invited me to take a local barre workout class. Since it was my downtime from the company (classical ballet) and since I can't stay away from dancing for too long, I gladly agreed. But I had no idea that ballet barre exercises were and still are the latest trend. Just do a quick search on google and you'll find a class in almost every major … [Read more...]

Barre Workout: The Basics of Ballet

Barre workout: The Basics of Ballet are taught around the world.

What comes to mind when you think of a ballerina? Graceful, poise, strong, long muscles, tutus, yes, but also painful pointe shoes and bleeding toes, right? Now there are Barre Workout: the basics of ballet based programs that give you proper alignment, femininity and strength sansyears of painful training! How did barre workout: the basics of ballet trainings begin? ...the idea originated in London 50 years ago with famous German dancer Lotte Berk. The method was refined in the United … [Read more...]

Ex-Ballet Dancer Builds Successful Online Business

New York City Ballet ex-ballet dancer, Mary Helen Bowers creates Ballet Beautiful

The strength, discipline and passion that is necessary to become a respected and loved ballerina, also happens to translate well into what is required of a savvy entrepreneur. While it may not be the first thing to pop into your head regarding professional dancers, this ex-ballet dancer builds successful online business from the ground and does it with the fineness that made her a great dancer. Necessity is truly the mother of invention, as you will see from this article in … [Read more...]

Kirsten Dunst Ballet Workout

Kirsten Dunst: Ballet Workout Helps Keep Her In Shape

Kirsten Dunst: Ballet Workout Helps Keep Her In Shape Well, this certainly explains a bit of why she always looks so good...Kirsten Dunst ballet workout with Beautiful Ballet DVDs is her "secret."  And what a great secret!  Did you also know that she has never had to diet to keep her figure looking so trim? Now that's just not fair at all!  Lean muscle is different though, and ballet has been proven to keep you limber and toned when practiced regularly.  Here's part of what Kirsten had to … [Read more...]

Ballet for Fitness

ballet for fitness classical ballet news

Ballet is the new Jazzercize: Now ballet for fitness is all the rage. And the humble ballet barre is the primary "equipment" needed. With the influence of movies like Black Swan, fitness programs across the nation are making room for ballet-inspired exercise classes. Here you can find out how ballet for fitness got started and why it's popularity has spread like wild fire. These lessons aren’t designed to land you a starring role in “The Nutcracker,” but rather to help you look … [Read more...]

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