Benefits of Barre

By Sammy Gibson

The benefits of Barre are countless; you’ll strengthen and tone muscles without increasing bulk, improve posture (great for those who sit at a desk all day), decrease stress levels and increase feelings of relaxation. 

The isometric movements used in Barre not only build heat and strength in the smaller, isolated groups of muscles but they also are light on ligaments, making Barre an ideal workout when reintroducing exercise after an injury. On top of that, the movements require focus and concentration, not experience or a high fitness level. Allowing your mind to solely concentrate on your technique means that your mind cannot wander during class so you will feel mentally relaxed afterwards. 

 You do not need to be a ballerina to enjoy Barre. Everyone is welcome, no matter your age, gender and fitness level.

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