Boulder Daily Camera
Workout on the screen
We test exercise online and on DVD so you don't have to
By Aimee Heckel Camera Staff Writer
Workout of the week: Balletone (Boulder Daily Camera)
January 2010 Japanese Media - Balletone picked as the HOTTEST workout!
August 2008 Body Plus Magazine Japan!
February 2008 - BareFoot Classes - SCW Newsletter: "Although cutting-edge, equipment-based classes are among the most popular group fitness classes in clubs today, the growing trend of a return to body-only, barefoot classes deserves attention."
June 2006 - Feet need exercise, too, so try training barefoot! - Article featured in the Naples Daily News in Naples FL: "Runners and athletes are always searching for the perfect shoe to improve performance and reduce injury. But some say shoes are the problem, and the best solution may be training without them."
May 2006 - Balletone Getting Many 'Healthy 4 Life' – featured on www.NBC4.com: "To be honest, the first time I watched one of the classes, I thought it looked very easy. Then I brought myself in to take the class and within 10 minutes my legs were fatiguing and wobbling and stuff," said class instructor Rebecca Elliott. "So, I fell in love with it immediately. It was just a completely different way of training for me."
March 2006 - Balletone: Heel and D'oh! - Featured article in The Washington Post: "Let's make two things clear: First, I am a sub-average dancer. Second, things get worse when I dance in gym clothes. (Picture a fireplug with hairy legs. Better yet, don't.) So why did I agree to attend a fitness class called Balletone? Ah, what I won't do for my readers."
April 2004 - The Balletone Workout: Feature article as seen in Natural Health magazine: "Use a dancer's techniques to develop a sleeker, stronger, more flexible physique"... "It's easy to spot a dancer. Whether she's walking, reaching for something or just lounging on a couch, a dancer's fluidity and gracefulness are noticeable right down to her fingertips."...
April 2004 - Balletone: The Dancer's Workout for everyBODY video is reviewed in Oxygen magazineas a "great alternative to Pilates, Balletone can be done without equipment and produce the same muscle-lengthening results"...
January 2004 - Balletone video reviewed in IDEA Health & Fitness Source Marketplace / Connect to new products."Balletone" - the Dancer's Workout for everyBODY" offers the best of dance conditioning in an easy-to-follow fitness format designed to sculpt, tone and condition the entire body...
December 2003 - Balletone program featured in Fitness Management magazine promoting new ballet-based exercise group programming.
October 2003 - Balletone featured in ECA News : Dynamic Group Fitness Programs Keep them Coming Back - by Jody Hoegstedt Presently, with new fitness centers opening despite our struggling economy, attracting new members remains difficult; so, diversification in group exercise programming for existing clientele entering the gym is paramount for revenue and retention opportunities...
September 2003 - Balletone Video featured in Pointe Magazine. Ballet videos - and now DVDs - can be hard to find, so Pointe magazine has put together a sampling of the top 40 titles that any ballet lover would want. There's more out there, so check out the "where to buy" guide to begin your search. Find more detailed descriptions on...
August 2003 - Balletone featured in ECA News : Dynamic Group Fitness Programs Keep them Coming Back - by Jody Hoegstedt Presently, with new fitness centers opening despite our struggling economy, attracting new members remains difficult; so, diversification in group exercise programming for existing clientele entering the gym is paramount for revenue and retention opportunities...
July 2003 - Experience Balletone - The Dancer's Workout for everyBODY at Sara's City Workout Atlanta MANIA 2003! "We're very excited about presenting the Balletone program at the show,"" says Balletone President Jody Hoegstedt...
July 2003 - Balletone Launches new product line and fitness tour. Balletone Inc. today announced the launch of a signature line of exercise videos, music CDs and "Balletone by Brazilia" fitness wear...
April 2003 - Balletone mentioned in Club Industry Magazine - What's Hot, What's Not?
By Marti West "Record numbers of lycra-clad women and men joined health clubs in the early '80s to grapevine and pony in sweaty unison to the latest top 10. Aerobics was born... Dance and a Return to Fun"...
March 2003 - Balletone program developer Jody Hoegstedt presents at ECA World Fitness
New York City Conference and hosts instructor training at AeroCentre Fitness Facility in King of Prussia, PA......
December 2002 - Balletone featured in Club Industry Magazine: Keep 'Em Coming Back
By Laura Csizmar. "Hot new trends include ballet-training classes like Balletone and balance/core stability training classes"...