Technique Tips

Barre Exercises

Technique Tips - Barre Section - Ballet Basics

Learn the basic ballet positions along with a brief description of the technique involved when performing exercises such as Tenuds, Developpés, Glissés, Retirés, Sautés, Pliés and Battements. Correct technique when doing barre workouts will enhance the intensity of the movements and make your routine more challenging.


Technique Tips - Ballet Basics

This short introduction covers some of the basic ballet positions and technique and is a quick taster of some of the movements that can be performed at the barre


Technique Tips - Barre Section - Plies

In this Technique Tip, Emma takes you through one of the most common exercises at the barre - the Plie movement, concentrating on correct form.


Technique Tips - Barre Section - Plie with Props

Increase the intensity of your plies exercise with the use of a variety of different props


Technique Tips - Barre Section - Fondu

Emma demonstrates proper alignment for the ballet fondu exercise. Fondu means to melt and it is essentially a single leg plie (single knee bend performed on one leg)


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Refresh your anatomy to gain an insight of how muscles work together to produce movement. The tutorials are pitched at Level 3 knowledge and used as a review tool to brush up on your existing skills.


Choose from a selection of full workouts, quick workouts, different warm ups, various cool downs, challenging floor sections and the latest barre components to spice up your routines.


Improve your performance and get more from your workouts by executing the exercises with precision and correct technique. Individual movements are broken down in an easy to understand manner.