Category: Tips from the Teacher

Exhale Barre: A workout for all levels and needs

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An Exhale Barre class is a workout that will challenge you on many levels: strength, flexibility, endurance, and stamina. What makes this workout unique is that the exercises can be modified and tailored to your individual needs (prenatal + postnatal, men, teens, athletes, injuries, limitations —  you name it!).  Our program is built to make the workout work for you!   New to Barre? Your teacher … Read More

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5 Ways to Kick Stress to the Curb

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Life is inevitable, but stress is not. The way that we react to difficult situations becomes the moment where we can choose whether or not to allow stress to surface. To help you strengthen your resistance to stressful thoughts and feelings, we’ve developed a defense plan that works like a charm.   Move it Whether … Read More

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The Deep Rooted Benefits of Yoga

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by Edward Vilga   There’s an ancient parable about blind men encountering an elephant for the first time. Each feels a different part of the animal––tusk, side, legs, tail, etc.––and each has a completely different take on what he’s experienced.   Depending on one’s version of the story, they either come to blows or remain … Read More

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Do These Super-Effective No-Equipment HIIT Moves For the Perfect At Home Workout

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Keep up your fitness routine during your holiday travels with this no-equipment HIIT workout from Exhale’s Director of Mind Body Innovation and Talent, and ultimate HIIT class creator, Bergen Wheeler. The Workout: 5 exercises 45 seconds for each 10 second rest between exercises 3 rounds   Burpees: squat, place hands on floor, shift your weight, … Read More

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How to (Actually) Wake Up Early

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Always wanted to become a morning-workout person, but never knew where to start? These go-to tips from exhale experts, teachers, and team members might actually turn you into a morning person. Read on — then book your next morning class here! Holly Keskey, teacher at exhale Chicago #BodyByArthur . . . #myjourney #motherhood #7monthspostpartum #arthur … Read More

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10 WELLBEING TIPS

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By exhale co-founder, Fred DeVito 1.  Maximize calorie burn and weight control Look for workouts like exhale Barre that raise your metabolic rate and stoke up your calorie burn around the clock. A one-hour run will burn a lot of calories during that hour, but you need to consider what you are burning the other … Read More

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BARRE MOVE BREAKDOWN: V THIGH

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It’s simple. It’s classic. And it’s incredibly effective: it’s the Turned Out V Thigh! This go-to barre exercise strengthens and elongates the quadriceps group, developing long, lean thighs and calves. It helps to stabilize the knee joint, increases muscle density (read: not bulk) for optimal caloric usage, and will shed inches. If you’re going to … Read More

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