Ballet Legs Workout

Happy Saturday Blogging Friends! AND Happy March!

Started off my weekend with a little barre workout at Pop Physique in Venice. We did lots of plank variations today, so I know I’ll be feeling it in my abs tomorrow.


I was anxious to get home quickly from class because it was already 75 degrees at 9 am this morning. Woo. I sat outside in my backyard for about an hour writing in my blog journal and soaking up some rays. 🙂  I present to you: my Ballet Legs Workout. 

Repeat this circuit 2-3x and make sure to stretch afterwards.

Heel Raises



Raise up to your toes and squeeze your butt at your highest point.

Plie Squats



Make sure you are keeping your knees in line with your 2nd toe and not dipping inward.

Single Leg Deadlift



Bend forward at your torso and use your stance leg to pull your body back to the upright position.

Standing Hip Flexion Lifts


Balance on one leg, lift up your opposite thigh to about hip height, then from there lift your leg up 2-3 more inches. Try to keep the motion tiny as that will isolate your hip a little more.

Plie Squat Jumps



Watch knee alignment and land softly absorbing the landing.

Straight Leg Raises



Lift your straight leg up to same height as your opposite thigh, from here raise up 2-3 inches and lower back to your starting position parallel to your opposite thigh. Same as the standing hip lifts, keep the motion small.

Heel Raises



Remember to squeeze your butt when you come up to your toes.

Wall Sits



Keep knees on top of ankles and again in line with your second toe


Hope you all enjoy the workout!

What are your plans for the weekend?



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