Barre Blog

How Many Calories Do I Burn During Barre Class?

October 03, 2017 1 min read

How many calories do I burn during barre class? That’s a question we hear a lot. We all know calorie-burning is integral to staying fit, and our classes certainly pack a punch in that department. The long and short of it:  there’s not just one component that determines how many calories you burn, and besides, that’s not the most important factor.
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6 Reasons to Try a Barre Class

September 29, 2017 2 min read

When it comes to workouts, the options (and trends and get-fit promises) are infinite. So when someone asks us why they should consider taking a barre class, we tell them the truth: That there’s no one way to do it. There’s no one way to get stronger arms, a trimmer middle, or a backside that just won’t quit.

We simply believe that the barre way is better. And here’s why....

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Getting the most out of your barre class

September 28, 2017 1 min read

How do you make the most of every class? Read below to maximise the benefits of each and every class :)
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Top 10 Health Benefits of Barre Classes.

September 12, 2017 2 min read

1)  Makes You Stronger 
The isometric contractions that make up the bulk of a Barre class occur when the muscle tenses without changing length. With one-inch movements you can hold a posture and benefit from continuously engaging the muscle. You also experience a mini-recovery with each pulse, allowing you to stay in the hold longer. 
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10 Things You Can Do To Stress Less, Right Now.

September 12, 2017 2 min read

BREW A CUPPA

Peppermint tea, in particular, is a natural muscle relaxant, and it won’t get you all revved on caffeine. But lay off this one if you’re pregnant and dunk a bag of chamomile instead.

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Why Barre Is Good For Your Body.

September 12, 2017 1 min read

Barre workouts change your body. 

Barre training consistently tones and lengthens your muscles, making you look and feel firmer and slimmer. Not only that, but it gives you a sense of wellbeing too. It truly is a mind body experience.

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Aleenta BARRE Hits Glenelg With Studio Partners Tara & Wes Cotter.

August 17, 2017 3 min read

We are super excited to announced our first SA Studio Partners (franchisees) Tara & Wes Cotter who will be opening their first Aleenta BARRE in Jetty Road Glenelg on 10 September. Tara became a barre devotee after attending our Mawson Lakes Studio and loved it so much - she bought a franchise :) We spoke to Tara about her journey to becoming a Studio partner...

 

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#BarreGirlProblems

August 15, 2017 1 min read

We've all been there - Those thoughts you have during your barre classes, the mental fight to work through the burn, the subconscious ballet movements you now suddenly do around the house, at work and (OMG) in public. Such is the life of the Barre Addict... these, are our Barre Girl Problems. 
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10 Benefits Of Ballet Barre Pilates

July 01, 2017 3 min read

1. Easy on joints 

Small and controlled movements reduce pressure on joints, tendons, ligaments and vertebrae. Also with regular practice of barre class, you will notice improvement in your core strength and posture.  Better awareness and a tighter core will also help reduce injuries. 

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Student Stories: Lillian Gross - Women's AFL Meets Barre.

February 23, 2017 3 min read

Lillian Gross is a key player in the new Women's football league with the Broadbeach Cats. Aleenta BARRE has had Lillian and the Cats attending weekly sessions during pre-season to work on muscle and core strength. Here Lillian tells us about her journey into football and barre...
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What's (Self) Love Got To Do With It?

January 23, 2017 3 min read

We sat down with Gold Coast based Alana Arvanitis to chat about women and 'self love'. Alana is the Girl Boss of The Self Love Movement.
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Student Stories: Liu Lu

January 11, 2017 2 min read

Meet Liu! Adelaide BARRE enthusiast, Rundle Street student and current 2 Week Unlimited Intro Pass Record holder. Liu amazingly broke the record of 16 classes by achieving a massive 19 classes whilst on her pass. She is now an Unlimited Member, along with her husband this duo has been absolutely loving the benefits of barre.

So we sat down with Liu to find out a bit more about her barre journey...
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