Posts Tagged ‘ballet’

NYC: fitBallet

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Crash Course: fitBallet is brings the intensity and strength of a bootcamp and mixes it with the grace and technique of ballet. You’ll do burpees, plié jumps, weighted arm sequences, push ups, killer core exercises, and more. Think of it as a functional fitness class sprinkled with key ballet concepts and movements. It’s a refreshing yin […] 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…

Barre Body at Studio Body Logic

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Crash Course: Studio Body Logic is located in Ballston and Alexandria and best known for teaching authentic pilates. Open since 1996, the studio offers five different levels of mat class and an impressive number of apparatus options. Lesser known are the studio’s other sweaty offerings, including evolved sculpt, yoga, ballet, and Barre Body – a […] Read more…

dc barre crawl: the breakdown

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Hold me closer, tiny dancer, because I’m about one pointed toe away from feeling ready to kick line with the best of them. After tucking and plié-ing my way through the DC barre scene, it’s time to report back with my findings. I’ve successfully completed one class at each of the district’s barre studios and […] Read more…

yoga with a side of ballet @ epic yoga

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Crash Course: The ballet barre class at Epic Yoga is not your average barre class. It’s heavy on the yoga with a sprinkle of classical ballet moves thrown into the mix. Be prepared to test your balance, flexibility, and focus. Click here to check out the schedule.   I crashed Epic Yoga’s martial-arts inspired Red […] Read more…