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BARRE AND PILATES 

Barre and Pilates offer a perfect compliment to yoga and support you to build a stronger body and a stronger mind. Build strength, flexibility, balance, stability and endurance, all whilst reducing stress! Suitable for all levels, although, some classes are tough - take these at your own pace, listening to your body’s wisdom and return to classes as many times as you need to. These classes will inject a sense of fun and playfulness into your day.

This course: 

  • Includes 16 classes
  • Suitable for all levels and improvers
  • Includes Barre and Pilates classes
  • Builds strength
  • Focus on the core
  • Live Q&A with Sally Parkes on 9 March at 1.00pm

Your Classes

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Align & Barre Correctly
Align & Barre Correctly

16:07 | Amy Holly

Align & Barre Correctly

In this Barre class we learn the technique and terminology of Barre, with tips on posture and positions to keep you safe as well as the fundamentals which will help you to keep you strong. This class explains the major feet positions and the alignment and posture needed for Barre classes. Since many Barre exercises stem from the core, it’s important to keep your abs active with every move. If you are new to Barre this class needs careful consideration and will take practice like anything new. You will need a chair and a brick.

MoveTime Teacher Level
16:07 Amy Holly All Levels
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Barre Techniques & Transitions
Barre Techniques & Transitions

33:45 | Amy Holly

Barre Techniques & Transitions

This Barre class focuses on technique and basic barre choreography. A Barre class does not stop, each section is choreographed, it should have rhythm, fluidity and fire. Expect a really fun workout which an introduction to those themes. Get more balanced and feel strong after this class. You will need a chair and a yoga brick.

MoveTime Teacher Level
33:45 Amy Holly Intermediate/Advanced
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Barre Energy Flow
Barre Energy Flow

35:34 | Amy Holly

Barre Energy Flow

Feel positive, optimistic and full of energy! This lively Barre class will boost your strength and your fire. This class is full of positivity and is a total body workout; expect to feel your thighs, glutes, abdominals, arms and calves. It is great for working towards building strength to avoiding injury in your other practises and every day life. This is a challenging workout to make you sweat and move your energy.

MoveTime Teacher Level
35:34 Amy Holly Intermediate/Advanced
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Barre for Body & Mind
Barre for Body & Mind

39:45 | Amy Holly

Barre for Body & Mind

This strength-building Barre class introduces new positions and more complex choreography. Built on the foundations of Barre conditioning, this Barre sequence explores controlled body weight training, core strengthening and intense leg work making it a total body challenge. This workout should leave you feeling powerful and grounded in body and mind.

MoveTime Teacher Level
39:45 Amy Holly Intermediate/Advanced
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Barre for Total Body Strength
Barre for Total Body Strength

32:31 | Amy Holly

Barre for Total Body Strength

A high intensity, cleansing and sweaty full body workout Barre class. Expect high repetition movements and dynamic rhythms to challenge your coordination and stability. This Barre class is wonderful to improve strength, to start your day or re-energise if you're having a slump in energy. You will need a chair handy.

MoveTime Teacher Level
32:31 Amy Holly Intermediate/Advanced
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Quick Core Blast
Quick Core Blast

13:07 | Amy Holly

Quick Core Blast

This short Barre class is ideal for a quick work break, or for the mornings when you're short on time. Expect a blast of Barre exercises to really work the core. It's surprising how effective just a very short class can be, so if you're looking to get stronger in less time, add this to your MoveList! Not suitable for pregnancy or for postnatal exercise.

MoveTime Teacher Level
13:07 Amy Holly Intermediate/Advanced
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Standing Abs Barre Workout
Standing Abs Barre Workout

10:52 | Amy Holly

Standing Abs Barre Workout

An amazingly energising Barre workout if you need a quick work break. If you had never thought about working the abs standing, then this is the time to try! The core muscles wrap all around the body to help stabilise and support your spine. Work your whole core, get strong, get energised, feel positive! Standing Abs will tone and strengthen the core as well as improve energy; it’s a great way to wake up in the morning or to energise when you need a break during the way.

MoveTime Teacher Level
10:52 Amy Holly Intermediate/Advanced
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Gentle Movement Pick Me Up
Gentle Movement Pick Me Up

11:06 | Amy Holly

Gentle Movement Pick Me Up

This is a somatic movement class for when you're slightly low on energy, feeling anxious, you need a gentle work break or are looking for a warm up class. Drawing on Amy’s contemporary dance background as well as her love for Qigong and Tai Chi, this sequence helps us to feel grounded, connected, composed and calm. Also perfect as a Barre cool down class.

MoveTime Teacher Level
11:06 Amy Holly All Levels
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Pilates for a Stronger Core
Pilates for a Stronger Core

21:53 | Sally Parkes

Pilates for a Stronger Core

A strong, flowing Pilates class to work the core. Pilates is an effective way to strengthen the core in a functional way, in that it works to strengthen the muscles of the lower back in particular, as well as the abdominal area. This sequence uses core focused Pilates exercises for deep internal strength of the entire core and finishes with stretching on the lower back, hips and abdomen to minimise muscle soreness. You will need a block.

MoveTime Teacher Level
21:53 Sally Parkes All Levels
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Pilates for the Back
Pilates for the Back

26:39 | Sally Parkes

Pilates for the Back

A back strengthening Pilates-based sequence; starting with gentle spine mobilisation then moving into spinal strength exercises. Pilates based movements are fantastic at creating postural balance and strength by working the entire body synergistically. This sequence works through the entire spine with a combination of flowing movements paired with strength exercises. You will need a block.

MoveTime Teacher Level
26:39 Sally Parkes All Levels
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Pilates for Strength: Strong Spine in Spirals
Pilates for Strength: Strong Spine in Spirals

31:12 | Vanessa Michielon

Pilates for Strength: Strong Spine in Spirals

Wake up and mobilise your spine! This Pilates-inspired flow helps you strengthen your whole body with a focus on your obliques; part of your abdominal muscles these are the muscles that help your torso twist. Keep your spine strong, mobile and healthy by learning how to spiral through your spine in a safe way and move with grace and fluidity. You will need an elastic band or strap/belt.

MoveTime Teacher Level
31:12 Vanessa Michielon Intermediate/Advanced
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Pilates for Strength: Back Mobility
Pilates for Strength: Back Mobility

28:11 | Vanessa Michielon

Pilates for Strength: Back Mobility

Strengthen and mobilise the whole of the spine with this full-body Pilates-inspired flow class. Move your spine in all directions and learn some of the most effective exercises to create spaciousness in your vertebrae to maintain a healthy, mobile back.

MoveTime Teacher Level
28:11 Vanessa Michielon Intermediate/Advanced
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Pilates for Strength: Healthy Knees
Pilates for Strength: Healthy Knees

33:58 | Vanessa Michielon

Pilates for Strength: Healthy Knees

This well-rounded Pilates-inspired flow class helps to connect to the inner thighs and strengthen the muscles supporting your knees. This is vital to sustain your practice and prevent injuries. Expect a challenging flow for stronger inner thighs muscles as well as working the abdominal muscles. You will need a towel.

MoveTime Teacher Level
33:58 Vanessa Michielon Intermediate/Advanced
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Pilates for Strength: Abdominals & Glutes
Pilates for Strength: Abdominals & Glutes

39:18 | Vanessa Michielon

Pilates for Strength: Abdominals & Glutes

This Pilates-inspired flow class strengthens and lengthens the side body, so expect a lovely strong workout for your abdominals, especially your lateral abdominals and your glutes. These are muscles which can be weak in many of us who live a sedentary lifestyle, but it's so necessary to have strength and length for the health of your spine, and feel more spacious in the joints and well balanced in your posture. You might need an optional blanket to pad your knees and an optional chair for your balance.

MoveTime Teacher Level
39:18 Vanessa Michielon Intermediate/Advanced
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Pilates for Strength: Strong Hamstrings
Pilates for Strength: Strong Hamstrings

41:02 | Vanessa Michielon

Pilates for Strength: Strong Hamstrings

Get strong with this Pilates-inspired workout with a focus on the core and strengthening the hamstrings. In a world where a sedentary lifestyle leaves many of us are weak in the hamstrings, this class helps us to achieve better pelvic alignment and counterbalances the overworking of the thighs and front body. Expect a challenging and strong Pilates class. You will need a rolled towel and an elastic band or strap/belt you can pull.

MoveTime Teacher Level
41:02 Vanessa Michielon Intermediate/Advanced
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Pilates for Strength: Ankle Stability for Balance
Pilates for Strength: Ankle Stability for Balance

31:18 | Vanessa Michielon

Pilates for Strength: Ankle Stability for Balance

This Pilates-inspired flow focuses on improving the range of motion and creating more strength and mobility in the ankle joints. Good ankle stability and mobility reduces back pain and risk of injuries, and the core work improves strength and is great for back health. You will need an elastic band and a block/book.

MoveTime Teacher Level
31:18 Vanessa Michielon Intermediate/Advanced