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- $25 for four barre-fitness classes ($76 value)
These 55-minute routines incorporate a blend of ballet techniques, stretching, and strength training designed for all fitness levels. Click here for the schedule, which includes evening and weekend classes.
Named after one of ballet’s most graceful leaps, Grand Jeté propels students toward fitness goals with dance-inspired stretches and strength-training exercises. Classes revolve around a ballet barre, where exercisers practice elegant movements designed to build lean limbs, flexible joints, and cores as firm as a mattress made of bricks and mortar. Seasoned dancers and fitness pros, including studio founder Laura Roy Armistead, helm each 55-minute workout, showering participants with encouraging words and tips on form as they melt calories and stress.