Setting the bar: Barre fitness classes in Edmonton

If you feel like bellying up to the bar, this fitness routine will serve you better than a pitcher of margaritas - at least when it comes to your physical health. Barre fitness uses the ballet barre to combine elements of dance, yoga and Pilates. Check out these places in and around the city that offer the classes.

Stuido B Yeg

1
184-4211 106 St Nw, Edmonton, AB T6J 6P3

This studio, with both an Edmonton and Calgary location, is the self-prescribed “first and best barre fitness studio.” They offer many different barre workouts, ranging from core strengthening classes to ones that focus on flexibility.

2GFitness

2
70-4003 98 St NW, Edmonton, AB T6E 6M8

Barre classes are offered at this studio, along with strength training and yoga. Their barre classes are conducted with the use of a ballet barre and pumping music - it’s like Swan Lake meets Lady Gaga.

Sculpt Barre Inc

3
230-145 Carleton Dr, St. Albert, AB T8N 3S6

With four locations - in Sherwood Park, St. Albert, Spruce Grove and Winnipeg - Sculptbarre is a testament to the growing popularity of barre fitness classes. Their experienced “barretenders” will serve you exercises resulting in increased fitness - you’ll feel refreshed rather than hung over afterwards.

Studio 124 Pilates

4
201-10112 124 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5N 1P6

Along with Pilates classes, Studio 124 offers a barre workout that mixes slow exercises, meant to stretch and warm the muscles with faster workouts that strengthen, in addition to improving flexibility. Arm weights are used, while instructors emphasize proper posture and placement.

MOC Fit International

5
10680 69 St NW, Edmonton, AB T6A 2T1

Barre fitness classes are often presented as an interesting mix of exercise styles, and MOC Fit’s classes are no exception. In fact, if anything, they take that idea a step further by also incorporating small trampolines into the mix. So, you can dance, jump and stretch your way to fitness.

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