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Upside Motion Barre Survival Guide

Upsider's Barre Survival Guide

  • Barre

Whether you are an enthusiast wobbling your way to the barre class for the first time or self-proclaimed barre-rina, our comprehensive survival guide will help you prep well for the next feat to come.

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Tiffany

  • Instructor Feature

Growing up as a ballet dancer, Tiffany developed pain in her knees and eventually had to stop dancing. During her study in the UK, she was introduced to reformer Pilates and got hooked. From there, Tiffany explored the different Pilates equipment and the pain in her knees slowly went away after a few years of Pilates practice...

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Ming Chen

  • Instructor Feature

Before Pilates, Ming Chen's life was a constant hustling cycle of work, eat, sleep and repeat. She was so enchanted by the core control and dynamic movements on the Reformer that she determined to become a Pilates instructor right after her first class. It was simply love at first sight...

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Ashley, On Being A Mum

  • Instructor Feature

Being one of the most loved Pilates instructors at Upside for the past 4 years, Ashley recently took a mummy duty break to welcome her second baby. Now back on the Upside, Ashley shares with us her journey on being a mum and tips on how to take care of your pre/postnatal body.

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Easy Pilates routine to recharge at home

  • Pilates

Pilates is more than just an ordinary workout. Besides sculpting your body, it also gives you energy, mental clarity, and inner serenity. Here is an easy Pilates routine that you can squeeze in between your work breaks to recharge and boost your productivity.

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Upsiders At Home: Xtend Barre Second Position Plié with Jabi

#UpsidersAtHome Series: Xtend Barre: Second Position Plié

  • Barre

Plié is the most fundamental move in a a barre workout. In a Second Position Plié, you will have your legs wide apart, toes angled out. With variations to target your entire lower body (glutes, thighs, hamstrings & inner thighs), this drill is great as a warmup or even a transition to take you to more complex moves at the barre!

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