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8 Barre Class Moves From Physique 57 Founder Tanya Becker

8 Moves Guaranteed to Get You a Ballerina Body


Want to work out your entire body with moves that get ballerinas in shape? Then it's time to do a barre class.

If you haven't already tried out the fitness craze that the likes of Kelly Ripa, Chrissy Teigen and Jessica Alba love, then get over to a Physique 57 studio, just like them.

The brand - founded by Tanya Becker and Jennifer Vaughan Maanavi - has a presence in New York, LA, Bangkok and Dubai, but if you're feeling a little shy about approaching the barre for the first time, Tanya's here to hold your hand.

She showed us some moves that will help you get one step closer to a sculpted ballerina body - no DVD player needed. The exercises also require no barre, so you can test out the thigh-trimming and waist cinching moves in your bedroom with minimal space.

With the help of instructors Erin and Louise, join Tanya in a personal class just for POPSUGAR Middle East readers, and as she says "remember, consistency is key"!

1. Washing Machine Push-Ups

Washing Machine Push-Ups #physique57 #workouts #exercise #fitness #dubai #mydubai #barre

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2. Triceps Can-Can

Triceps Can-Can #barre #fitness #mydubai #dubai #exercise #workouts #physique57

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3. Triceps Pretzel Extension

Triceps Pretzel Extension #physique57 #workouts #exercise #dubai #mydubai #fitness #barre

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4. Thigh-Dancing Windmill

Thigh-Dancing Windmill #physique57 #workouts #exercise #fitness #mydubai #dubai #barre

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5. Waistline Whittler

Waistline Whittler #physique57 #workouts #exercise #dubai #mydubai #fitness #barre

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6. Curtsy With a Twist

Curtsy With a Twist #barre #fitness #dubai #mydubai #exercise #workouts #physique57

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7. Collapsible Clam With a Twist

Collapsible Clam With a Twist #fitness #exercise #workouts #physique57 #dubai #mydubai

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8. Scorpion Plank

Scorpion Plank #barre #fitness #mydubai #dubai #exercise #workouts #physique57

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Visit Physique 57 at one of their two branches:

CityWalk: Intersection of Al Wasl and Al Safa Roads (adjacent TO ENBD in Jumeirah), Dubai, +971 4 344 8757

Al Thanya Mall: Al Thanya Street, Dubai, +91 4 321 0577

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