by Lexi Novak
COURTESY OF BALLET BEAUTIFUL
Maybe it's just spring-cleaning fever, or maybe it's the sobering reality that puffy coats will soon be replaced with nothing-to-hide-behind swimsuits, but everyone--myself included--seems to be on a workout bender. And when life inevitably disrupts my newly enthusiastic gym attendance, I will finally have a contingency plan: Ballet Beautiful.
"Ballet was just something that I always wanted to do," says founder Mary Helen Bowers, who uses her background as a professional ballerina to create quick, do-at-home videos that can be streamed from just about anywhere. Bikini Blast in a hotel room? Absolutely. Backstage Abs before bed? Totally. (I may have even done Swan Arms The Classic at my desk once.) The routines can be customized based on focus, such as Fat Blaster or Legs & Butt, and tailored to how much time per week you're willing to commit.
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