Move Beautifully: Intermediate Dance Skills and Barre Technique - Page 6

Jessica Hedrick

Coach

Yoga, Dance

The Creative Movement workout is a compilation of dance movement, bellydance, barre, pilates, kettlebells, and yoga. This workout will move through various types of programming for levels beginner to advanced. The goal of the workout is to gain a technical foundation of dance movement, increase fluidity and flexibility, increase overall body strength, and explore your body through various mediums.

 

This cycle of the creative movement workout series helps you build a foundation for intermediate dance technique and functional fitness skills. It is an intermediate barre workout that fuses ballet, dance movement, bodyweight exercise, and yoga into one fun and inspiring class.

 

Creative Movement will run two days per week. Feel free to pick any two days that work for your schedule. Have fun with the workout and find your artist in your athletic journey.

 

 

 

Week 6, Day 1

Warm Up:

Tadasana
Marching 3mins

Upper Body:
Wide Arm Push Ups 20x
Staggered Arm Push Ups 20x
Straight Arm Plank Hold 20 secs

Stretch:
Eagle Arms Stretch R arm under 20 secs
Deltoid Stretch R arm across 20 secs
Eagle Arms Stretch L arm under 20 secs
Deltoid Stretch L arm across 20 secs

Lower Body:
Parallel at the Barre, 1 Inch Lifts 1 min
Parallel at the Barre, 1 Inch Lifts, 2 Up & 2 Down 1 min
Parallel at the Barre, 1 Inch Lifts, 4 Up & 4 Down 1min
Parallel at the Barre, 1 Inch Lifts, Alternating Releve 1min
Parallel at the Barre, 1 Inch Lifts, Releve 1min

Stretch:
Side Stretch at the Barre R Leg 30 secs
Side Stretch at the Barre - Nose to Knee R Leg 30 secs
Frog Squat 20 secs
Side Stretch at the Barre L Leg 30 secs
Side Stretch at the Barre - Nose to Knee R Leg 30 secs
Frog Squat 20 secs

Glute Work:
Flat Back R Leg 1 Inch Lifts 1 min
Flat Back R Leg CCW Circles 30secs
Flat Back L Leg 1 Inch Lifts 1min
Flat Back L Leg CW Circles 30secs

Stretch:
Splits/Jazz Splits R 30 secs
Straddle Stretch Center 30 secs
Splits/Jazz Splits L 30 secs
Straddle Stretch Center 30 secs

Core:
Side Plank 1 Inch Lifts R side 20x
Elbow Plank Twist 20 x
Side Plank 1 Inch Lifts L side 20x
Elbow Plank Twist 20 x

Back Work:
Cat and Cow 10x
Camel 20 secs

Stretch:
Downward Dog 30 secs
Crescent Lunge 30 secs
Triangle R Side 30 secs
Extended Side Angle R side 30 secs
Wide Leg Forward Fold 30secs
Downward Dog 30 secs
Crescent Lunge 30 secs
Triangle L Side 30 secs
Extended Side Angle L Side 30 secs

 

Week 6, Day 2

Warm Up: 
Tadasana
March & Twist 3 min

 

Upper Body:
Staggered Wide Arm Push Ups, R Arm Front 10x
Extended Arm Plank 20 secs
Staggered Wide Arm Push Ups, L Arm Front 10x
Extended Arm Plank 20 secs

 

Stretch:
Barre Arm Stretch R 20 secs
Barre Arm Stretch L 20 secs
Hands Clasped Behind Back (Alternating Clasp R&L) 20secs

 

Lower Body:
Single Leg 1 Inch Lifts R Leg 25x
Single Leg 1 Inch Lifts turned out R Leg25x
Single Leg Lifts, CCW Circles R Leg 25x
Single Leg 1 Inch Lifts R Leg 25x
Single Leg 1 Inch Lifts turned out R Leg25x
Single Leg Lifts, CCW Circles R Leg 25x

 

Stretch:
Barre Stretch Dancers Pose R Leg 20 secs
Barre Stretch Dancers Pose L Leg 20 secs

 

Glute Work:
Table Top 1 Inch Lifts, 2 Up 2 Down R Leg 25x
Table Top Arabesque, Knee to shoulder R Leg 15x
Table Top 1 Inch Lifts, 2 Up 2 Down L Leg 25x
Table Top Arabesque, Knee to shoulder L Leg 15x

 

Stretch:
Straddle Stretch 30 secs
Straddle Stretch, R Leg 30 secs
Straddle Stretch, L Leg 30 secs

 

Core:
Extended Leg Bicycles 25x
Boat Pose Twist 10x

 

Back Work:
Upward Dog 20 secs
1/2 Camel Alternating R & L Sides 6x each
Camel Hold 20 secs

 

Stretch:
Downward dog 30 secs
Rag Doll 30 secs
Tadasana
Eagle Pose R Side 20 secs
Eagle Pose L Side 20 secs

 

Click on the number below that corresponds to the week of training you're in.

 

 

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