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A Newbies Guide to Your First Barre Class
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Posted by : dana tags : barre class, barre in Denver, whole body barre
06
Feb

It’s been five days since I discovered that I have something called a piriformis muscle in my hip area, and today was the first morning it wasn’t yelling at me for trying to walk around my house. After an hour-long barre class at Whole Body Barre in Denver, I spent the next few days with wobbly slinkies for legs, arms twitching when I lifted them above elbow-height, and pretty much everything from my neck down to my toes feeling like they had been kicked by a horse. And I can say that honestly, because I HAVE been kicked by a horse, so I know exactly what that feels like.

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Gift Guide: To Buy a Fitness Tracker…or Not
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Posted by : dana tags : barre in Denver
01
Dec

You’ve heard the buzz. You’ve seen the bracelets. If you’re on the tracker bandwagon, you’ve already figured out that these little gadgets can help you keep up with your goals. But people have raised concerns about whether the counts are accurate. And…you’ve also probably seen friends abandon them as a fitness fad. So, are they worth it? We quizzed some clients who wear the gadgets faithfully for pointers.

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Finding the Time
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Posted by : dana tags : fitness tips, barre, denver, capitol hill
02
Nov

We’re not going to lie: We’d love to see you in the studio for a yoga, barre, Pilates, or personal training session as often as possible. But…we also get that fitting in classes is tough. We have trouble finding time to work out too. Here are five of our favorite ways to get our bodies moving—even if we can’t fit in a full sweat session.

While you are…

…waiting for someone to call you back, stand up and do several roll downs to touch the ground and relax your shoulders and spine.

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Self-care During the Holidays
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Posted by : dana tags : barre, yoga, Pilates, denver, capitol hill
09
Dec

Everyone knows that holidays can be stressful. Although we love our family members, spending time in close quarters, preparing large meals, and buying the perfect gift can cause a lot of stress. That’s why it’s even more important for us to take care of ourselves so we can fully enjoy our family time. With that goal in mind, here are some great ways to take care of yourself during the holiday season:

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Do you sit most of the day? Quick-tips to get moving!
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28
Jun

Do You Sit Most of the Day? Here’s How to Get Moving.

 

As you read this, chances are you are hunched over a computer or a smart phone screen. You’re probably sitting, too, and have been for much of the day. But, if your body had a choice, it wouldn’t be sitting still: It would be moving.

 

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