Month: March 2021

Move of the Week – Scissor for Flexibility and Core Strength

Here’s our Move of the Week! The Scissor taught by pro dancer, and Barre and Cardio Ballet instructor Christine. This is a fabulous exercise for flexibility and core strength. Enjoy!Join Christine for Cardio Ballet Tuesdays at 7:30pm ET and Thursdays at 7:00pm ET and Total Body Barre Mondays at 9:00am ET #wsite-video-container-560438179449544807{ background: url(// […]

Move of the Week – Wall Push-Ups for Upper Body Power

Watch the video below to follow along with pro dancer and Ballet Sculpt Express instructor Quincie as she guides you through a quick and challenging move for upper body strength and power. She will offer modifications and bonus challenges so you can get the most out of the exercise no matter your level!Join Quincie for Ballet Sculpt Express Saturdays at Noon ET / 9:00am PT on Zoom. #wsite-video-container-161024653491822487{ background: url(//www […]

Move of the Week – Pilates Bridges for Healthy Knees

Follow along with pro dancer, and Cardio Ballet and Pilates instructor Deepa as she guides you through correct alignment for a Pilates Bridge to keep your knees healthy and happy. This is a quick and challenging exercise that you can do from home! She will add in extra challenges, that you can add in as you feel ready.Join Deep for Pilates Mat every Wednesday at 6:15pm ET / 3:15pm PT, as well as Cardio Ballet on Wednesdays at 10:30am ET / 7:30am PT and Sundays at Noon ET / 9am PT all on Zoom! No […]

“In the Upper Room” – A brief history of Twyla Tharp’s exhilarating ballet!

Written by Robyn JutsumAs we enter Women’s History Month, The Ballet Spot is taking Twyla Tharp’s In the Upper Room as inspiration for our Cardio Ballet combos. This contemporary ballet is an athletic, exhilarating, dynamic display of professional prowess, and we’re excited to introduce you to the movements and music that bring the piece to life.In the Upper Room premiered on August 28th, 1986 with the Twyla Tharp Dance Company at the Murray Theatre at Ravinia in Hi […]

Move of the Week – Forearm Plank for A Strong Core

Watch the video below for a 30-second tutorial, taught by founder and owner Eliza, on how to properly do a forearm plank to strengthen your entire core! Planks are a great way to warm-up for ballet class and to build the proper strength to hold positions and control your graceful ballet movements.Join Eliza for Cardio Ballet and Total Body Barre to put your strong core muscles to work! #wsite-video-container-775124736712925501{ background: url(/ […]

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