Latin-Inspired Barre Workout

Latin-Inspired Barre Workout

Latin-inspired barre workout for improving lower body strength and balance. 

These will give you some great workout ideas that you can do on anything that can be used as a barre! 

 

 

Tango Kicks + Pulses

Form + Movement
  • Relax shoulders away from ears and keep chest lifted
  • Raise one thigh as high as possible, without leaning into opposite leg
  • Alternate between extending and bending elevated leg 
  • For pulse - hold extension and move slightly up and downward with leg 
Modifications
  • Advanced - Try in releve on the toes
  • Beginners - Keep moving/extended leg lower to ground

 

Hip Bumps + Pulses

Form + Movement
  • Relaxed shoulders with chest lifted 
  • Hips underneath you (avoid arching back)
  • Alternate pushing one hip to the side then other as descend and rise 
  • For Pulse - hold lowest position and move slightly upward and downward 
Modifications
  • Advanced - Come lower into movement (deeper range) 
  • Beginners - Try with flat feet initially (also separate the feet slightly for ease of movement) 

 

Cadeira + Pulse

Form + Movement
  • Relaxed shoulders and chest lifted
  • Thighs squeezed together from heels upward 
  • Slowly lower hips toward floor and back with accompanying arm movement 
  • For Pulse - hold lowest position and move slightly upward and downward 
Modifications
  • Advanced - Come lower into movement (deeper range) 
  • Beginners - Try with flat feet initially and decrease range of movement (don't go down so low) also keep hand on hips to focus instead on lower body motion 

 

 

 

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