Melissa Mini Class #03

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Get your free weights for Melissa’s exciting mini class designed to slim your thighs and create a burn in the corners of your seat. Sculpt your back, waist and ab muscles with Bar Method’s signature torso-shaping exercises “U-shaped arm-work,” “arabesque” and “arm-dancing.”

Use your heavy or light-weights to tone your shoulders with “bent elbow lifts”:
Melissa will guide you through this exercise involving graceful U-shaped arm movements.
Benefits:
o Tones your deltoids.
o Sculpts your back muscles.
o Gives you good shoulder alignment and an open chest.



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San Francisco teacher Melissa guides you through this exhilarating, fast-moving workout. Melissa’s engaging personality will make you feel like you’re right in the studio with her, and she will motivate you to give every exercise your personal best. You will increase your stamina with foldover and improve your turnout with arabesque.



Move to biceps curls in a wide stance designed to tone your arms and challenge your balance.
Benefits:
o Shapes and elongates your biceps.
o Works the stabilizer muscles in your upper back.
o Sculpts your glutes.
o Improves posture.
o Strengthens your thighs.
o Burns lots of calories.

Go right to the bar for thigh-work:
You will work your thighs with two sets of thigh-work, first with your legs in a diamond shape and then with your legs tight together.
Benefits:
o Toned, slimmer thighs.
o Substantial caloric burn-off.
o Increased stamina.
o Leaner body overall.



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Move directly into arabesque.
Shape your seat and your upper back with this elegant exercise.
Benefits:
o Lifts and shapes your upper glutes.
o Defines your hamstrings.
o Sculpts your upper back muscles.
o Tones and narrows your waist muscles.

Next for “curl”
Enjoy the fast burn in your six-pack abs with arm dancing. Supportive pillows or mats are required.
Benefits:
o Flattens your abs quickly.
o Tones your glutes.
o Adds stamina to your whole body.

Now for back-dancing!
You will continue to shape your glutes by lifting and lowering your seat with your feet and legs tight together.
Benefits:
o A healthier lower back and hips.
o More lifted and carved seat muscles.
o Enhanced coordination.

Your final stretch:
Stretch your hamstrings, glutes and back muscles during this peaceful, energizing final stretch sequence.
Benefits:
o Release from stress.
o More elongated leg muscles.
o Great strength and energy.
o Better performance from your body the next time you work out.

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