Ballet Yoga combines the best fundamentals of both yoga and ballet to create amazing toned,lean muscles in your body. By integrating the finest of these schools of techniques, you get the benefits of the strengthening and toning exercises of ballet repetitions while still flowing through the beneficial vinyasa yoga sequence. Choreographed around the normal sun salutation of yoga, Nicky has combined some ballet movements into the practices to enhance the sequences such as focusing on core moves and creating perfect posture without interrupting the nature of a yoga practice. This DVD has been divided into 3 x 20 minute routines that will add a new dimension to your yoga, fitness or dance routine while giving you the grace and poise of a dancer and yogini. This is Nicky's second DVD. Her first was Ballet Fitness.
Shape a lean and long dancer's body with Sculpt & Burn Cardio Blast! Form trim legs, a tight butt, firm core and strong upper body with low-impact cardio elements, light weights and targeted mat work. Includes two 30-minute total body toning workouts to really get your heart rate up! TOTAL BODY STRENGTH & CARDIO: Engage your core with standing abs, and sculpt long, lean ballet muscles with total body toning, cardio elements and light weight work. TOTAL BODY TONING: Sculpt a tight core and butt with mat work, then really work to elongate the legs with focused exercises and light stretching.
A very fluid workout that targets your waistline with a medley of ballet, yoga, athletic and Pilates moves. No slowing down or wasted motions, these exercises are constantly flowing from one sequence to the next. The standing section works your core with ballet-inspired moves like torso twists and ab-engaged lunges. The floorwork segment uses exercises like hip drops, knee lifts and hip releases. It also includes a few leg-focused routines. Throughout the entire program, Leah offers a variety of position variations and intensity options
Peter Martins, Ballet Master in Chief of the New York City Ballet, and four graceful dancers–two men, two women–offer a beautifully produced, challenging, strength and flexibility workout. The moving warm-up readies your muscles and makes you feel like a dancer. Most of the workout focuses on the abdominals and lower body (thighs, calves, buttocks), with exercises that ballet dancers use to strengthen and lengthen their muscles and condition their core. At the end, you learn patterns for a ballet routine which becomes a short cardiovascular workout.
Listed as the #1 workout celebrities do by SHAPE magazine, Yoga Booty Ballet is a dynamic fusion of dance, booty sculpting, and yoga that will make you feel strong, confident, and beautiful! Created by top fitness experts Gillian Marloth and Teigh McDonough, it’s so much fun, you won’t believe you’re also losing weight and sculpting long, lean muscles.
A graceful, dancers’ workout that starts with all-standing ballet exercises and ends with Pilates matwork. It’s a varied and balanced combination that increases core strength as it firms your entire body. The first segment features a medley of traditional ballet exercises like pliés, relevés and cursey lunges (sometimes modified to incorporate upper-body resistance band routines). Then it’s down on the floor for a mix of two Pilates styles: classic Pilates and Pilates intensified with a weighted ball. Calm, detailed cuing by Bernadette Giorgi. Quiet instrumental music. Requires a 1 to 5 lb. handheld ball.