Learn More About Barre Method Level One
This workout will change the shape and feel of your entire body. You will be transformed by performing these small, powerful movements.
You will need a sturdy chair, counter, piece of furniture, or you can purchase a ballet barre. Light hand weights and an exercise mat will be useful but not mandatory.
We have designed this workout so that it can be done as a whole or in segments. You can mix and match the components to tailor a routine that's right for you on any given day.
This workout is not recommended for people with knee problems.
Jennifer Kern describes each move thoroughly and is a pleasure to listen to with her upbeat nature and encouraging, descriptive style.
If you are interested in purchasing a barre for yourself, this is the one I have and I like it very much.
Fitness Descriptions Provide More Detail
These detailed fitness descriptions are in addition to our audio programs. They explain in more detail the exercise movement, as well as modification, in both audio and text format. They were created by a blind exercise advocate to make the exercises easier to understand and provide a more in depth workout experience. Below is just a sample of a few movements in this workout program. Fitness descriptions are included with every workout.
Segments and Track List
There are 7 different segments to the Barre method level one workout, each segment has a list of exercises you will find below.
1 - Introduction
2 - Warm-Ups
1 - Plie and First Position, 2 - Second Position, 3 - Step Tap with Arm Sequence, 4 - Marching with Arm Sequence
3 - Arms
1 - Overhead Press, 2 - Front Raise, 3 - Arm Pulses Up, 4 - Criss Cross, 5 - Arm Rows, 6 - Lateral Arm Raises, 7 - Rotator Cuff Pulses, 8 - Tricep Extension Pulses, 9 - Tricep Extension Pulses In, 10 - Triceps Bend and Stretch, 11 - Triceps Deep Bend and Stretch, 12 - Tricep Push-Ups, 13 - Child Pose, 14 - Arm Stretches
4 - Thigh Work
1 - Thigh Chair Pulses, 2 - Chair Pulses Up and Down, 3 - Thigh Squeezes In, 4 - Squats, 5 - Calf Raises, 6 - High Heel Chair Pulses, 7 - High Heel Chair Pulses Up and Down, 8 - High Heel Inner Thigh Squeezes, 9 - High Heel Squat, 10 - High Heel Outer Thighs, 11 - High Heel Clams, 12 - High Heel Tail Tucks, 13 - High Heel Tail Tuck Pulses, 14 - Kneeling Lunge Thigh and Side Stretch, 15 - Downward Facing Dog
5 - Glute Work
1 - Introduction to Glute Work, 2 - Straight Leg Lift Pulses, 3 - Straight Leg Circles, 4 - Bent Knee Pulses, 5 - Bent Knee Up and Hold, 6 - Figure Four Glute Stretch
6 - Core Blaster
1 - Half Curl, 2 - Half Curls with Arm Floats, 3 - The Hundreds, 4 - Bicycles, 5 - Double Leg Stretch, 6 - Double Leg Lift, 7 - Scissors, 8 - Back Dancing Tail Tucks, 9 - Back Dancing Thigh Squeezes In, 10 - Pelvic Lift
7 - Stretch
1 - Introduction to Stretch, 2 - Spinal Twist, 3 - Butterfly Stretch, 4 - Lateral Side Stretches