BARRE 101

How to safely and effectively perform barre exercises: 1. Always listen to your body. Don’t be afraid to modify your exercises. If you are unsure of the modifications, don’t be afraid to ask your instructor. 2. When in doubt, tuck your hips. We do this to protect the low spine (in barre specific exercises) and…

Barre, Tabata Style

There are several forms of High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT), tabata training is one version. A brief history on tabata training: Tabata training was named after Dr. Izumi Tabata when Coach Irisawa Koichi’s asked Dr. Tabata to analyze his training regime for his Olympic speed skating team in Japan. The idea certainly took off and is…