Three Ballet-Inspired Workouts By Leah Sarago From Acacia

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Prize: Three winners will receive three ballet-inspired workout DVDs
Number of winners allowed: 3
Ends: Friday April 12th 2013

As ballet-inspired workouts continue to gain popularity, Acacia is excited to expand the distribution for one of the most popular workouts, the Ballet Body series from Leah Sarago. Exercisers can lose inches while building lean muscles with movements inspired by ballet, dance, Pilates, and yoga. Ballet Body: Upper Body Workout, Ballet Body: Lower Body Workout and Ballet Body: Core Workout will be released on DVD from Acacia on April 2, 2013 ($16.99 each, AcaciaLifestyle.com).

Designed by certified strength and conditioning specialist Leah Sarago, these workouts provide a long and lean physique by integrating traditional body-weight resistance exercises with muscle-elongating techniques. Suitable for all fitness levels, these workouts draw on isometrics, the stretch-reflex principle, and eccentric muscle-contraction training for optimal results. Each workout is sold separately as a DVD single, so exercisers can choose which section of their body they want to focus on or purchase all three to get a defined upper body, sculpted lower body, and defined abs.

CORE WORKOUT -- Flatten your midsection and develop core strength with this dynamic, Pilates-inspired workout. You'll start with standing balance exercises and movement sequences before progressing into variations on side planks and mat work. Complete the routine with exercises to support the spine and back, along with deep stretches for flexibility. If you want strong abs and a bikini-ready belly, this incredible core workout is for you! Approx. 45 min.

UPPER BODY -- Strengthen, sculpt, and define your upper body with this dynamic, results-oriented workout. Start with mat exercises for the arms and core, then grab a pair of light hand weights for some dance-inspired movements. You'll improve your muscle definition, posture, and strength without getting big or bulky. It's the ultimate workout for a sculpted, sleek, and graceful upper body. Approx. 46 min.

LOWER BODY -- Get the dancer's legs you've always wanted with this calorie-torching barre workout. The muscle-sculpting moves lengthen the thighs, lift the backside, and sculpt the backs of the legs for sleek definition and a slim figure. After the workout, relax into a 13-minute yoga- and dance-centered stretch. Approx. 54 min.

Leah Sarago is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist® with a BS in Exercise Science and Dance. She has starred in several top-selling fitness DVDs, trained top NFL draft picks (2009 and 2010) including Tim Tebow, and travels the country leading workshops and trainings featuring her Ballet Body techniques. Leah previously self-distributed the Ballet Body DVDs in 2012.

Street Date: April 2, 2013
SRP: $16.99 each

Acacia DVDs are available from select retailers, catalog companies, Amazon.com/acacia, and direct from Acacia at (800) 944-0474 or AcaciaLifestyle.com.


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