Barre Class - The Best Workout for a Toned Body!
If you’re looking for a fun and effective way to work out, join the movement of women getting fit with barre classes. Combining elements of ballet, yoga, and Pilates into one workout is an amazing way to target all your muscle groups and get that dancer-like lean physique. So if you’re looking for an exciting new challenge for your workouts, it's time to give barre classes a try!
What Is Barre?
Barre is a type of exercise class that combines elements from many different disciplines such as dance (ballet), yoga, and Pilates. The goal of this type of workout is to strengthen the entire body while improving posture and flexibility. It is low impact but can still be intense depending on how hard you push yourself. The movements are mostly small, controlled motions that target the smaller muscles groups in your body which will help create long lean lines.
The Benefits of Barre Classes
Barre classes are beneficial for any women's lifestyle because they give you a full-body workout while being gentle on your joints. You also get more than just physical benefits; it helps build mental focus and strength as well. Most instructors also add in some cardio bursts throughout the class so you get your heart rate up which can help burn extra calories! Plus all the stretching helps relax your body after an intense session.
How to Prepare for Your First Class
Are you new to barre? You don't have to worry! We've got your back! Our top tip is always comfort first — so find something super comfortable to wear like leggings or shorts — nothing that restricts your ability to move around! Having a water bottle is essential for class, you don't want to lose any intense workouts from dehydration. Also don’t forget any extra gear you might need (sneakers, socks etc.) and you'll be prepped and ready for class.
It doesn't matter if you're new to working out or an experienced fitness fanatic – barre classes provide something for everyone! With its mix of strength training and flexibility work, it's an excellent way to tone up while having fun at the same time. So grab some friends (or go solo!), put on those dancing shoes (or just regular shoes) and enjoy shaking, rattling and rolling through your next barre class!