The Cirque School Workout from Star Fit is an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at some of the training methods and exercises that are used by professional “Cirque du Soleil” acrobats and aerialists to warm up for a performance. This workout is designed to strengthen the core, generate heat in the body, increase stability, and build a healthy balance of flexibility and strength to shape a lean and strong body. Watch as Star Fit Host/Dancing with the Stars Dancer, Kym Johnson checks in with the Founding Director of Cirque School, Aerialist & Former Cirque du Soleil Performer, Aloysia Gavre to find out why they consider their facility “the school for anybody with any body”, and learn 3 great exercises that will sculpt the abs, elongate the spine, burn calories, and tone the entire body. Join Cirque School Coach, Cirque du Soleil Alumni, Carly Sheridan as she takes you through these effective conditioning exercises that open the chest and shoulders, stretch the back, and tone the hips, thighs, but, arms, and abdominals as you relax the neck and achieve ultimate flexibility. Learn why A-list celebrities such as Reese Witherspoon, Neil Patrick Harris, and Zooey Deschanel have all trained at the Cirque School using techniques such as these. You will need a foam roller, a stability ball, and a set of Yoga blocks to complete this workout that is great for all skill levels. Train like the superstar aerialists & acrobats do right from your own living room with this soothing, strength-building segment from the all new second season of “Star Fit”, your go to celebrity fitness series from BeFit! Tune in weekly for new body-sculpting episodes from the trainers to the stars that will get you the results you desire.
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See below for a complete list of exercises, reps, and time codes.
[02:03] Lower Ab Series (Foam Roller) 20 reps- alternating sides
[02:58] Foam Roller Lunge/Splits 3 revolutions per side
[04:06] Inverted Buddha Balance 3 revolutions with 5 straddles (if you choose to add)
[06:02] Workout Summary Recommendations