CLASS DESCRIPTION + instruction

Barre

A combination of Pilates, yoga, and ballet, this workout targets the glutes, thighs, and core all while choreographed to a high-energy playlist. Barre is low-impact and focuses on precise, small range of motion movements, followed by a targeted stretch to lengthen the muscles just worked. Each small isometric move works to strengthen specific muscle groups by working them to fatigue for optimal results and changing the shape of the body. This well-balanced workout is results proven and great for improving posture, increasing flexibility, and weight loss. In this class, expect to use light hand weights and various other props. This workout is ideal for all levels of fitness and offers variations of challenges and modifications along the way.

*Footwear: Bare feet or non-slip sticky socks

cardio barre

This class has all the body-sculpting benefits of our classic barre class with bursts of cardio added to get that heart rate up. This low-impact class is faster paced to get you sweating and slightly breathless for an extra calorie burn while still using isometric movements to strengthen specific muscle groups. Class is set to a high-energy playlist to get you excited to move! This well-balanced workout is results proven and great for improving posture, increasing flexibility, sculpting the body and weight loss. Expect to use light hand weights and various other props. This workout is ideal for all levels of fitness and offers variations of challenges and modifications along the way.

*Footwear: Bare feet or non-slip grip socks  

 

Barre fusion

A blend of both barre and Pilates, this class utilizes the barre for lower body sculpting while combining mat Pilates for its core conditioning. Expect a challenging workout using resistance bands and your own body weight. Expect to work deep into the powerhouse to not only strengthen the core, but to also help increase coordination and improve balance. This class targets the lower body and the abdominals while performing plank variations, squats, and core work to sculpt and strengthen while increasing spine stability and flexibility. Expect to use various props in this class. This class may not be suitable for those with back or neck injuries.

*Footwear: Bare feet or non-slip sticky socks

Reformer Pilates

This class is ideal for those new to the reformer, and even those at the intermediate level that are looking for an optimal and progressive full-body workout. The reformer is a truly special piece of equipment and a workout on this remarkable apparatus is incomparable to any other piece of gym equipment out there. A Pilates reformer consists of a sliding carriage and a spring-based resistance system that can be adjusted for less or more intensity. Boston Barre offers its guests Balanced Body Allegro® reformers, considered the "workhorse" of reformers and industry best. The majority of this low to no-impact reformer workout is performed while lying on your back and is the ideal workout for those seeking rehabilitation from healed injuries, for athletes, for dancers, and for the everyday person seeking improved joint mobility and muscular development in addition to a more balanced body. Reformer Pilates classes will also work on improving your sense of balance and have you leaving the studio feeling elongated, toned, and stretched. 

*Footwear: Bare feet or non-slip sticky socks

pilates sculpt

This energizing mat Pilates class is a full body workout where each movement is initiated from the core. Expect to utilize various small props and hand weights while strengthening and creating balance throughout the body. Tone muscles and increase core strength while building a flexible and stable spine. Expect to see increased stamina and endurance with a consistent Pilates practice. As with every Pilates class, there will be emphasis on the breath and controlled movements. This class proves that exercise can be fun and will have you wanting more! Suitable for all levels of fitness.

*Footwear: Bare feet or non-slip sticky socks

PILATES SWEAT

This challenging and high-energy mat class will have you working up a sweat as we incorporate cardio and contemporary Pilates throughout the routine. In every class we'll be mixing it up utilizing hand weights, resistance bands, gliders, fitness balls and more! You'll be toning, lengthening, and strengthening with added short bursts of cardio throughout the class for an extra caloric burn. This class is not ideal for those just starting their fitness journey. This class is not suitable for clients with a back injury.

*Footwear: Bare feet or non-slip sticky socks

sunrise yoga

Rise and shine with this energetic Vinyasa style class! You can expect a quicker pace than a typical Vinyasa to help strengthen, tone, and increase your stamina. You'll be coordinating your movements with your breath as you quickly move from one pose to the next. This workout offers a dynamic sequence of poses during the course of the flow to help you feel energized and refreshed as you begin your day.

*Footwear: Bare feet are best

 

heated vinyasa

Coordinate your movements with your breath with this yoga workout as you Chaturanga your way seamlessly from one pose to the next. This workout offers a dynamic sequence of poses which involves synchronizing the breath during the course of the flow. No two classes are ever the same! This class is 60 minutes in duration and ends with a calming lavender mist cool down. This heated yoga class is performed in an 80-85 degree room. Our Heated Vinyasa class is only offered from October through April.

*Footwear: Bare feet or non-slip sticky socks

 

Vinyasa flow

Coordinate your movements with your breath with this yoga workout as you Chaturanga your way seamlessly from one pose to the next. This workout offers a dynamic sequence of poses which involves synchronizing the breath during the course of the flow. No two classes are ever the same! This class is 60 minutes in duration and ends with a calming lavender mist cool down.

*Footwear: Bare feet are best

sculpt xpress

This 35 minute express class is fantastic on its own or paired with any of our other classes! You'll be toning your arms and sculpting your shoulders, upper back, and chest all while utilizing light hand weights and various other props. Don't let the light hand weights fool you though, because we promise that the high repetitions will have you feeling the burn!

*Footwear: Bare feet or non-slip sticky socks

-All classes are 50 minutes unless specified otherwise-

At Boston Barre, we want every guest to get the most out of their workout. Our trained and knowledgeable instructors are here to provide guidance and provide participants with verbal cues throughout each class to ensure that proper form is used. It's not uncommon to hear our instructors use proper anatomy terminology throughout the class, and occasionally provide hands-on adjustments. For class participants that may prefer not to receive occasional hands-on adjustments, please do not hesitate to inform your instructor before the start of every class.   

Please note that regular everyday socks may not be worn during your workouts. Bare feet are welcome or you can purchase a pair of our non-slip/grip socks or bring your own pair.

 

*As with any exercise, it's always best to first consult with your physician to ensure that you are well enough before starting a new fitness routine.