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Does Exercise Boost Happiness? It sure does!

Does Exercise Boost Happiness? It sure does!

February 16, 2018 2 min read

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. 

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Bikini Body Workouts

Bikini Body Workouts

February 08, 2018 2 min read

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.
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Barre - It's NOT Ballet, It's A Fitness Class

Barre - It's NOT Ballet, It's A Fitness Class

February 08, 2018 3 min read

So, what’s all the buzz around barre fitness classes? What is Barre and what is it going to get you? Barre fitness classes at Aleenta will provide you with so much; depending on your goals. The most common goals I see from new clients entering the studio is tone, strengthening, lose five kgs and strengthen arms, abs and legs. Sound familiar?
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Making Your New Year's Resolutions Stick...

Making Your New Year's Resolutions Stick...

December 07, 2017 2 min read

As we head into the New Year, we thought their blog on ‘Making your New Year Resolutions Stick’ particularly appropriate….take a read...

 

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Ever Heard of Fat Freezing?

Ever Heard of Fat Freezing?

December 06, 2017 3 min read

Neither had we! Here we hear from Samantha Barakat, Founder of Body Catalyst about her business and how it can help literally freeze off those pesky fatty areas we can find hard to move...(and even better they have moved in next door to Aleenta BARRE Bourke St!)
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How to maintain a healthy balance during the festive season...

How to maintain a healthy balance during the festive season...

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 Beginners...

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

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

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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