Get the best of three worlds – ballet, yoga and Pilates – with barre (pronounced as 'bar'). This less intense full-body workout is not only great as a break in between your usual HIIT and boxing classes, but it also promises toned and lean muscles. Join these barre studios to get your sweat sesh on, fitness junkies.
Yoga Lab and Breathe Pilates join forces for Barre Lab where full-body workouts are carefully choreographed to captivating music that sets you in the mood. Each exercise sees a combination of the techniques and precision of Pilates, the graceful moves of ballet, and the mindfulness of yoga.
Tucked in a shophouse along Tanjong Pagar Road, WeBarre is Singapore’s first boutique barre studio founded by Linda Lim and Anabel Chew who met while undergoing barre instructor training. The workouts available are conceived by Rachael Fraser, a professional dancer, Pilates instructor and barre trainer. Each class combines ballet, yoga, Pilates and strength training. There are four types of classes: Fundamentals, Signature, HIIT (high-intensity interval training) and private sessions.
Combining the styles of Pilates, yoga, ballet and functional training, Called to the Barre ensures that you leave feeling energetic and satisfied. Classes include Barre Basics for beginners, the signature Barre Flow for toning, Barre Burn for those who like a great burn, as well as pre-natal and post-natal classes for mums.
Upside Motion’s Barre workouts are conceived by Andrea Rogers, a professional dancer, choreographer and Pilates instructor. The exercises feature ballet techniques, Pilates and strength training. There are three types of classes: Introduction, All Levels and Express. New to the game? Sign up for its introduction classes.
Amp up for its BarreAmped workout which combines the best of dance, yoga and Pilates. It also produces lengthening and fast results due to the activation of muscles through detailed movements and mental connection. Sweat it out and feel energised after each session. The studio also offers barre teacher training, barre wellness retreats, daily group classes and private sessions.
Not limited to dance, this CBD dance studio also offers classes on Zumba, Pilates, barre, yoga and more. It makes total sense, considering barre is a combination of ballet and Pilates. Make some space in your work schedule to squeeze in a lunchtime or after-work low-impact fitness fix to work on your stretching and toning.
Fusing elements of Pilates, ballet and athletic conditioning, Como Shambhala's barre classes focus heavily on precision and technique to achieve maximum results while maintaining an energetic yet low impact routine suitable for all levels. The workouts work deep into the postural and core muscles, so prepare to feel the good burn after a sweat sesh here.