The ‘ballet body’ is wanted for a reason. To keep the skimming-the-heavens, tight verticality of classical dance, the postural muscles that sustain the back has to enter into play, and the abdominal muscles as well (hello there six-pack!) Port de bras tones the arms, and all those quick beats, massive jumps and the continual holds of adage shape the legs (calf rises, which our Studios instructors include into their barre, likewise do a terrific work of this).
Yet, what does a typical 1 hour ballet or beginner ballet class offer you? Muscle-tone is simply the start of a whole checklist of benefits you’ll locate at the barre. Some may surprise you! In fact, many of your peers who have attended introductory adult ballet classes would probably attest just how much unexpected fun and good feelings they enjoyed.
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