The ballet fitness is a mode of exercises of the academy, created by the dancer Betina Dantas, mixing the steps and the posture of the ballet classes with weight training exercise, such as crunches, push-ups and squats, for example, being an excellent option for those who do not like the monotony of classes and weight training at the academy.
Despite the name, it is not necessary to have knowledge of ballet to do the ballet classes fitness, because the basic principles and body positions are trained along the classes, becoming each day more natural in the execution of the exercises.
Thus, the classes of ballet fitness, in addition to the most fun classes, weight training normal also bring many benefits such as loss of up to 790 calories in just 30 minutes, improves posture and increase muscle definition and flexibility.
Benefits of ballet fitness
The ballet classes fitness work all the muscle groups and helps in motor coordination, being that the main benefits include:
- Improves muscle tone and muscle definition;
- Increased flexibility;
- Weight loss;
- Improves the respiratory capacity;
- Increase in the body balance;
- Improves body posture.
In addition, the ballet fitness is also great for working memory capacity, it is necessary to memorize choreography and positions of ballet, such as plié, tendu , or pirouette, for example, and is an interactive activity, as is done in a group.
To achieve these benefits, it is recommended to do between 2 to 3 lessons per week, since in each lesson are worked different muscle groups, ensuring the training of all the muscles of the body.