Move with strength and freedom. This is what the banner in the Barre Base studio says and this could not be any truer for me and my battle with scoliosis.
We asked our barre and yoga teacher, Phoebe, about her thoughts on yoga practice and teaching. From professional ballerina to yogi, Phoebe shares how her practice has helped her stay better connected to her mind and body.
Anastasia shares how she became involved in practising and teaching yoga. Her biggest yogi tip? Having a sense of humour about it all. Read her story!
We get it, It can be hard to exercise in Winter. The cooler weather brings illness, the blues and hibernation. Yet, exercise provides the body with everything it needs to negate these winter blues.
As the year rolls around to a close, most of us will take a moment to reflect on the year that has been and ponder what the next might bring. How do you set routines, and stick to them?
Over the last 20 years, the predominant mode of working has become computer-based in developed countries. This has resulted in many people spending their work day sitting. Sedentary roles are known to cause muscular skeletal issues, and mental fatigue. Are you desk-bound for most of the working week? Then ‘Barre Stretch’ may be the class for you.
Barre, as a workout, is becoming increasingly popular worldwide. The benefits of barre are endless, and all ages and stages are reaping the rewards of this workout method. Want to know more about how you could benefit from a barre workout? Check out this blog post!
This June, we have a little in-class competition running to keep you all motivated as it gets cooler.
We have two prizes;
1. For the person who attends the most Barre Base classes throughout June
2. A spot prize winner (you gain an entry every time you get to class, so the more you get there, the more chances you have).
People often ask us who our classes are for. There is a big misconception that barre classes are 'dance classes'. We can assure you that they are not. Barre Base combines yoga, pilates, and strength-conditioning exercises holding onto a ballet barre. Barre promotes strength, flexibility, and moving with correct posture.
Our brand has always been driven by an ethos of holism, which aims to create strong and healthy bodies and minds to better prepare us for everyday living.