Barre Blog

This year we are all about Balance...

This year we are all about Balance...

December 06, 2017 2 min read

As we head into the silly season, it can be difficult to maintain your balance mentally, physically and spiritually :) We spoke to our Barre Tenders about how they maintain a healthy balance during the festive season....
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Thinking of taking barre classes? Here's some tips for Barre Newbies...

Thinking of taking barre classes? Here's some tips for Barre Newbies...

November 26, 2017 2 min read

At Aleenta BARRE we know being new to barre classes can be intimidating. You are unsure about what to expect. Is it going to be hard or too easy, will you be able to keep up, be coordinated enough and the list goes on...

 

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How a Surf Life-Saving Champ incorporates barre into her routine...

How a Surf Life-Saving Champ incorporates barre into her routine...

November 15, 2017 3 min read

Brielle Cooper is a bona fide Surf Live Saving Champion. And a lover of dancing. An odd combination we know....but perfect for a professional Surf Life Saver to add barre to her gruelling schedule. Here is her story...

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Four Li'l Creatures at the Barre...

Four Li'l Creatures at the Barre...

November 13, 2017 3 min read

Tanya is mum to 4 (all under 5 mind you!). Works full-time and gets to barre 2-3 times per week... clearly we need some tips on time management. Here's her barre journey....
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Barre Star: Bronzing Bodies with Jasmine Scarr

November 10, 2017 2 min read

1) Tell us a little about Jasmine Scarr?

I am 31, Gold Coast born and bred and love reading, fitness, Italian food and red wine.

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The Benefits of Pre-Natal Barre Workouts

November 08, 2017 2 min read

Can I exercise whilst pregnant? Does exercising benefit me during pregnancy?

These are typical questions we receive about exercising from most mothers-to-be. Often mothers-to-be have a misconception about exercising during pregnancy.

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3 Ways You May Be Sabotaging Your Fitness Success

November 08, 2017 2 min read

Being successful in something requires dedication and hard work. The road to success is never easy and you will face stumbling rocks, twists, and turns....Achieving your ideal fitness goal can be extremely challenging, and it involves plenty of sweat and tears. Unfortunately, it is far easier for you to sabotage your fitness success than meeting your fitness goals. Let's take a look at some ways you may be sabotaging and how you can try to avoid these in future...

 

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Improving your Posture with Aleenta BARRE

November 08, 2017 2 min read

A good posture is essential to your overall health. We all have memories of mum saying  'stand up tall, don't hunch over'. Well, turns out there is good reason for this nagging! A good posture reduces stress on your ligaments, tendons and muscles - it is essential for balance which results in less injuries and muscle fatigue.  

 

So what to do if you have poor posture and spend a lot of time sitting?

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Vibrant Spring Hummus W/Basil Pesto Twist

October 10, 2017 1 min read

For more yummy recipes, head to Nutrition with Jan Marie.
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Queensland Business Barre Babes

October 10, 2017 4 min read

Barre fitness has something that other exercise forms don’t have -  it originates from an art form (ballet), a place of creativity and discipline. That means that barre classes although physically challenging are not bound by a ridged set of movements but are expressions of the Instructors creativity. Recently, I have observed that our Barre Studio seems to attract women who display qualities of creativity and discipline expressed through an entrepreneurial spirit to make something wonderful …

 

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Choc Bomb Protein Balls

October 10, 2017 1 min read

Thanks to Nutrition with Jan Marie for his fab recipe. For more recipes,

head https://janmarie.com.au/from-the-blog/

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Barre vs Yoga vs Pilates: Which Is Right for You?

October 05, 2017 9 min read

Congratulations on your decision to make yourself a priority and commit to a regular workout routine. The addition of physical fitness into your life requires hard work, but yields great rewards. Now, which for of fitness should you choose? With the vast choice of fitness workout options available today, it can be overwhelming to know which one is right for you.

 

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