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This hot new workout lifts the butt, tones the thighs, flattens the abs and sculpts the arms and burns fat. Take the precision of Pilates, the technique of ballet, the alignment of yoga and add to the the strength from sports conditioning and you will have all of the elements of a typical BarreConcept workout. Set to the beat and phrase of the music, this non-stop workout will challenge your strength, stamina and flexibility. Get a dancers body without being a dancer! Take your fitness regime to the next level with the BarreConcept Workout Manual and DVD. The manual shows each movement broken down with step by step images so you can gain an understanding of the techniqure required to perform an individual movement with skill. The DVD shows you how these individual movements are combined together in a choreographed routine that flows effortlessly.
Pilates Union BarreConcept Training Manual is the world’s first published instruction manual on the Barre workout method. A mixture of Pilates, Ballet, Yoga and Sports Conditioning, this manual is packed with over 100 pages of exercises to assist in devising a comprehensive Barre exercise regime.
Basic ballet and Pilates positions, exercises and terminology are comprehensively described along with step by step photographs depicting the exercise sequence, make it easy to follow.
The manual is split into sections as follows: Warm Up; At the Barre; Floor Work; Weights; The Stretches. Each exercise is broken down as follows: Aim, starting position, action, target muscles, watchpoints and contra-indications. Beginners to advanced options are shown where appropriate as modifications, adaptations and progressions.
Creator of BarreConcept, Emma Newham, guides you through this intermediate workout. The introduction covers the Ballet Basics including: The five positions; ballet terminology; basic movements. The workout consists of an aerobic warm up (apporximately 5 minutes), toning exercises at the barre (approximately 35 minutes), resistance training section in the centre using hand weights (approximately 8 minutes), conditioning exercises on the floor (approximately 15 minutes) and final stretch and cool down sequence (approximately 10 minutes). Total running time - approximately 1 hour 20 minutes.