Ellen Barrett Quick Core Fusion

New Video Workout: Quick Core Fusion

Strengthen, stretch and tone the abs, obliques and back muscles in this 15minutes standing, core-focused challenge. A “sticky” yoga mat is recommended. * The video will appear on ellenbarrett.com by Monday, February 14, 2022 at 9amEST. 

Ellen Barrett Inner & Outer Thigh Workout

New Video Workout: Inner & Outer Thigh Workout

Tighten and tone  every inch of your thighs with concentrated lateral, sagittal and circular movements. This 20minute workout starts standing and finishes side-lying. A “sticky” yoga mat is recommended. It will appear on Ellenbarrett.com on Monday, November 15th at 9amEST. 

Ellen Barrett Four Elements Flow

New Video Workout: Four Elements Flow

This 45minute fusion low-impact cardio workout emphasizes breath (air), fluidity (water), heat (fire), and grounding (earth) for a balanced sense of invigoration. It fuses yoga, barre and Pilates in a seamless, all standing, flow. A “sticky” yoga mat is recommended. *The video will appear on ellenbarrett.com by 9am EST on October 11, 2021. 

Ellen Barrett Four Elements Flow

What Is Four Elements Flow?

What the heck is Four Elements Flow? That’s what my husband asked when he read the name of the newest video workout on ellenbarrett.com. It’s a good question…allow me to explain.  Four Elements Flow is a 45minute fusion low-impact cardio workout where instead of focusing on cardio, strength and stretch, it brings awareness to air, water, fire and earth. The workout fuses yoga, barre and Pilates in a seamless, all standing, flow.   Why divert attention from the usual...

Ellen Barrett

Strengthen & Lengthen

Stretch is as important as strength.  One is not more important than the other. They take equal billing – in fact, stretch and strength need each other.  I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again…one without the other turns the body into a hot mess! Here’s the breakdown: When strength is in greater proportion to flexibility, the body is a ticking time bomb. Any little movement could reek havoc, tearing muscles and taxing joints. Mobility is limited and...

The Barrett Blog

The Biggest Game Changer of All

Can movement create confidence? Can movement remedy anxiety? Can movement eradicate stress? To tell you the truth, I don’t know. What I do know is that everyone has ups and downs. Life is not always sunny. Things shake us up. Movement doesn’t change those outside “things” but it does one very significant thing to our inside state – it brings us back to the body. Anxiety, stress and low confidence happen in our heads. They are thinking....

Daily Burn 365 with Ellen: Zen Sculpt & Flow

Workout with Ellen this Friday at 9am EST on Daily Burn 365. The class is 30minutes of fusion sculpt using light handheld weights. Click here to learn more.

Ellen Barrett Fusion Fitness

Outside-The-Box Is In

We step out of bed, walk to the kitchen where the countertop height provides total ease, and where we don’t have to stretch or strain in the slightest to pour ourselves a glass of water.  We then position ourselves in a car or a bus or train where we find another comfortable sitting position, then many of us find a desk next where we sit some more. We walk between locations, but leisurely walking is still...