Posts in Health & fitness
Mindfulness For You!

Often the biggest barrier to our health and fitness goals is our own state of mind. Fear, frustration, a desire to wait to begin exercising until we lose some weight, have more time, less busy time at work, more energy... there are many reasons, when it comes to working out and getting results it is very easy not to make it happen. 

Sometimes all you need is a reminder to be mindful and to  take care of yourself!

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Power Your Legs

One of the most popular ballet moves that has also been passed on to barre fitness and other aerobic exercises – Plié. The origin of the correct technique and alignment in order to gain the best benefits from the exercise though still remains in ballet.

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Mindset Strategies for Weight Loss

It's not exactly a secret that diet and exercise are key when it comes to weight loss, but don't overlook the hidden powers of your mind! Here are some mindset strategies to help you reach your weight-loss goals.

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Best Ways to Exercise at Home

Whether you're allergic to the gym, want to save money or crave convenience, exercising at home is an easy choice to make. What's more difficult is figuring out what to do. How do you set up an effective home workout? With Ballet Body Sculpture online classes the set up is very easy, for most video classes you don’t need any equipment, just your own body. Whether you are a complete beginner or more advanced, looking for a challenge, you have over 50 classes to choose from.

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What it Means – To Be Flexible?

Flexibility is the range of motion in a joint or group of joints or the ability to move joints effectively through a complete range of motion.

You probably know what it means when someone says they are flexible. It usually means that they can reach down and touch their toes or bend deeply into a squad.. But the definition of flexibility is more complicated than simply being able to do a single stretch.

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5 Reasons Why You Might Be Afraid to Hire a Personal Trainer

Though personal training is more mainstream than ever, there are still plenty of people hesitant to hire a trainer. They worry about the cost, they worry about the pain and they wonder things like: Will I look like a complete idiot? Is my trainer going to torture me? These fears are normal, but you shouldn't let them stop you from achieving your goals, and highly qualified personal trainer will certain help you to achieve it. Learn more about the most common fears and how you can get over them.

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The Importance of Stretching & Joint Mobility

Do you stretch when you exercise?

Stretching is the deliberate alignment of the muscles so called “lengthening”, in order to increase muscle flexibility and joint range of motion. Stretching exercises are one the most important important part of any exercise or rehabilitation program. They help warm the body up prior to activity thus decreasing the risk of injury as well as muscle soreness. The benefits of stretching are endless and have been proven through various studies over a long period of time. Stretching benefits people of all ages, and is intended for the young as well as the elderly population.

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5 Tips To Make This Year The Best

Let’s face it — we far too often put our attention to fitness & wellness aside, until : "we have more time”, “loose a bit of weight”, “spring starts”, “ holiday finishes” and many more important excuses that fundamentally lead nowhere.  Don’t get caught in this trap! Take some flexibility and begin today. You’ll thank yourself tomorrow.

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How To Stay Healthy & Fit During Christmas Season

Christmas is probably the hardest time of the year to stay fit. Food, drink, lots of social events, less and less time to organise your personal needs, leaving you exhausted, stuffed and ready for the January detox. So how do you stay fit at Christmas?

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Everyday Habits That Destroy Your Spine

Back problems became more common in the 21st century and are usually caused by a sedentary lifestyle and from holding/looking at new gadgets. There may be a lot of reasons for bad posture and chronic pain, but scientists are revealing ones that we bring upon on ourselves.

For example, did you know that your job could be the leading cause of a chronic backache? A lack of rest is also bad for your posture.

Here are some the most popular habits that according to scientists, lead to a chronic backache.

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Why is ballet a great workout – Free 7 days exercise program

Ballet can help you burn a tremendous amount of calories and subsequently lose weight. Ballet involves total-body rhythmic movements that elevate your heart rate, breathing rate, circulation, and muscular activity. In fact, ballet elevates your metabolism 3-6 times above your resting metabolism. In other words, you’ll burn 3-6 times more calories when you’re dancing versus resting.

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Ballet Diet: What to Eat Before a Workout

Many of my clients have asked, what is best to eat before our Ballet Body Sculpture workout class? It becomes especially difficult choice if the class in the evening, far away from your lunch and heavy dinner is not an option before a ballet class:)

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The Motivation of Direction

One of the biggest difficulties we all face — is manifesting the ‘motivation of direction’. The big WHY behind the choices we make in everything we do.

When to comes to ballet fitness, the big why’s you need to address to maximise your rewards are, why are you doing ballet, and why do you have your current expectations.

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10 Reasons How Your Life Improves With Ballet

Many think that ballet is a beautiful fairy tail and reserved only for the little girls or for the physically gifted ones. However, if you look a little deeper you will realise that ballet is an amazing technique, exercise of it’s highest forms, offering the biggest potential for your body as well as for your mind development. The overall wellbeing.

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What Exercise Can Do For Your Memory

We all already know how much benefit can bring regular exercise. However even with the best intentions sometimes it can be difficult to squeeze in a good workout in today’s busy lifestyle. Fortunately, a new study has shed some light on the power of super-short workouts when it comes to one of exercise's most underrated benefits: improved memory.

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How To Pick a Good Trainer or Coach

One of the biggest part of coaching or training clients, is overcoming limiting behavioural patterns and self identifying language patterns, these are the the fundamentals of what keeps a person overweight or functioning at a faction of their potential.

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How To Deal With Stress Effectively

If you talk to anyone, you will be hard pressed to find someone who does not think their life is, to some extent, stressful. We live in a time where we are expected to be contactable 24/7 and be able do everything right now. How does stress work in your body?

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Frequency Motivation

In any aspect of maintaining the mind and body, frequency is a subject few people talk about, yet it is the most important aspect of everything we do. Frequency is the vibrational band we operate within, and it’s something we all have to work on to heighten the level of awareness we have — as well as the resonance we project.

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