The narrow V plié is a great way to work your quads, and your glutes. Here are a few technique tips to make sure that you are making the most out of this movement at your next barre class.
The turned out plié is one of the first movements we will focus on in any given barre class. It is a great way to warm up the glutes and the hip flexors, and get us thinking about our technique from the outset. The 'sumo squat' or turned out position is what challenges most people when they are new to a barre class; so here are a few tips to make sure you are executing this movement correctly.
Donkey kicks at the barre are a great way to strengthen our glutes and hamstrings, as well as challenging the core to maintain pelvic stability. Here are a few tips to get the most out of the movement.
The seated plié is a fantastic way to strengthen your glutes and thighs, whilst completely taking the weight out of your hip and knee joints. If you are are still getting your head around this position, then here are a few tips! Although it sounds fancy, to 'plié' just means 'to bend'. In a barre class, we think of a plié as a 'dancers squat'.
This is a challenging position to hold, especially when you are new to barre classes. Read on if you are struggling to maintain this position at Barre Base!