• FIVE SURPRISING FACTS ABOUT BALLET-BASED TRAINING

    FIVE SURPRISING FACTS ABOUT BALLET-BASED TRAINING

    Barre is no new trend Barre training has become wildly popular recently, but it’s far from a new phenomenon. Ballet-inspired strength and flexibility training has been a thing since the times of Louis XVI, says Ginny Wilmerding, a research professor at the University of New Mexico. Its popularity surged in the late 1950s after Russian

  • BEHIND THE BARRE

    BEHIND THE BARRE

    Fitness is in your blood, you were a track athlete who began working at the family gym while you were still at school, and now you’re the creative director of various programs, including BODYPUMP™, BODYBALANCE™ and now LES MILLS BARRE™. Has dance always been a part of your life too? I love how dance combines the