You probably didn’t know that I took ballet and dance when I was a kid. I remember the workout I used to get when going to class. They used to have a barre on the wall that helped me to balance. It also came in handy for getting my leg up on top, so I could stretch it out. Recently, I was given the opportunity to try out an at home barre from Fluidity. It was pretty easy to set-up. What surprised me was how sturdy it was, despite not being attached to a wall. I also like having the mat and the video to guide me through different exercises. It is definitely low impact and you can feel your individual muscles working. There were exercises you could do without being as flexible. Let’s face it, I am no longer in my twenties and my body is not as flexible as it once was. Also, the barre had rubber pieces that kept it from scratching up my bamboo floors in the studio.
What sets Fluidity apart from other barre workouts where the barre is mounted on the wall, is that the unit can be adjusted to individual height for ideal body alignment. Being adjustable and portable is ideal for both front & back exercises, since it is not against a wall and is easier to align your spine. In addition, the workout helps strengthen pelvic muscles to help with incontinence (a real issue for many women).
The founder Michelle Austin who trained with Lotte Berk found this method to help with many health issues, as you are helping to self-correct when training in your own body alignment. The beauty benefits are endless…perfect posture, a long & lean appearance, and sculpted abs to name a few. The home unit is portable, easy to travel with , making it easy to take on any road trip or vacation. It folds up and can be easily stored.
Also to help you get the most out of your barre workout, they have many studio classes rolling out around the US, including Los Angeles, New York, North Carolina, Washington DC/ VA area, Chicago, Jacksonville, Gainesville and Miami just to name a few. The studio classes are available now in Gainesville- at Gainesville Health & Fitness Center. In the fall at David Barton Gym in Miami.
We want to give one of our lucky readers a chance to win one of these Fluidity at home barres. This giveaway runs 8/31/15 12:01am EST through 9/13/15 at 11:59pm EST, and is open to US residents 18+. Please enter using the form below.
Disclosure: I received the Fluidity At Home Barre in exchange for this feature and giveaway. All opinions are my own.