Whatever your goal, you will not achieve it overnight and it is easy to feel disheartened when pulsing, plié-ing and scarecrow-holding hasn't resulted in you looking like Misty Copeland (if that was your goal 😉!).
I can guarantee that at some point after months and months of sticking to a solid workout routine you have felt a little bored with the consistency. Humans crave routine and are creatures of habit. Although that is a wonderful attribute to have and ultimately, it’s what we need to achieve our goals. It can also backfire on our achievements resulting in getting stagnant and restless.
Mariah has been teaching with the SA team since late 2018. She is from BC Canada and now resides in Adelaide. Mariah found Yoga when studying at the Vancouver Film School and has undertaken yoga teacher training in Canada, the USA, Bali and now Australia. We put her under the Spotlight and asked her a few questions...
Incorporating a mix of classes throughout your week, you’ll begin seeing increased fitness, better flexibility, increased toning and mental clarity.
Each of our classes incorporate a mix of toning, strength building, endurance and flexibility, so you’re getting everything you need. Combined with the incidental exercise you’ll inevitably do each day you can consider yourself covered.
Not already a barre convert? Still love a good sweaty gym sesh, weight training or high intensity training like HIIT or boxing? Well this is for you! Did you know that there are multiple benefits to including Barre (pronounced bar ;) into your already existing fitness routine? Here are 5 reasons you should be including barre into your fitness schedule right now.
With the smaller studio space, the Instructors tend to hone in on you when you slack off and can watch you through all mirrors to make sure you don’t do half-arsed plié’s just because your legs are about to drop off. In these classes, if you make your goals known, the instructors are likely to focus on them and you.
Have you ever felt sluggish, tired, fatigued and lacked that energy to carry on daily? Have you felt like napping every day and wake up feeling worse? A key element which may be missing is exercise. It's true that we exercise to boost happiness. For me, some days I dread doing a workout. But the habit of exercising sees me drag my butt off the couch, only to have an amazing class and leaving me in a state of happiness and euphoria.
Our workouts are designed around muscle endurance, and each exercise is isometrically held for short period of time, with the aid of lightweights, Pilates balls and therabands to provide that extra resistance. Exercises are designed to promote muscle endurance by giving you high repetitions of any given exercise and giving you short breaks. This type of exercise promotes strength not only of the muscles but for the joints.