Archive of ‘barre’ category

NYC: Pier 60 Barre at Chelsea Piers

Pier 60 Barre Chelsea Piers

Crash Course: Chelsea Piers joined the boutique fitness bonanza in 2013 with the opening of its dedicated mind-body studio, a beautiful space that’s home to the sport center’s various barre classes. The Total Barre class is Chelsea Piers’ proprietary program created by the training staff and takes students through 55-minutes of rigorous full-body barre exercises. Other classes include […] Read more…

NYC: Body Conceptions at BellaVita

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via Crash Course: Body Conceptions is a unique combination of cardio dance + pilates + barre, without the awkward tucking and pulsing. Each class focuses on the principles of muscle exhaustion and dynamic movement and is set to an upbeat playlist. It takes the best of all three disciplines and combines them into one sweaty, burn-tastic […] Read more…

Cincinnati: Define Body & Mind

Define Body Cincinnati Ohio

Crash Course: The Define body class at Define Oakley is best categorized as a 60 minute barre class. It mixes ballet, yoga, pilates, and strength moves into one hour of burn-baby-burn magnificence. Each class is different, and a variety of handy equipment (think straps, balls, weights) is ready to help take your barre game to the next level. […] Read more…

Palm Beach: Pop Physique

Pop Physique Florida

Yes, Florida is full of older people but it’s also full of super fit people (probably due to the year round swimsuit season), so I was inspired to keep up my fitness regimen while down in the Sunshine State for Thanksgiving with my family. Besides, we all know some “alone time” is always nice on […] Read more…

Glass After Class at Lincoln Center

Glass After Class Lincoln Center NYC Ballet

I’ve crashed a lot of barre classes in my day. I’ve watched my fair share of Dance Moms and Bunheads and So You Think You Can Dance. I even scored a role as “tin soldier” in The Nutcracker when I was six. But nothing could have prepared me for the moves required in an actual ballet class taught by an actual ballerina at […] Read more…

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