On-The-Go: Workouts Under 10 Minutes

On-The-Go: Workouts Under 10 Minutes

Workouts designed for the on-the-go lifestyle of an Irish dancer! Give your dance training a quick boost whether in between classes, before a show or on the way out the door! All workouts in this category are under 10 minutes, so grab a mat & get going!

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On-The-Go: Workouts Under 10 Minutes
  • Turnout + Crossing with World Champion Saoirse Deboy [All Levels] - A Fuse Pilates Workout

    Join Celticore Ambassador & World Champion Saoirse Deboy for an Irish dance specific ab workout with an emphasis on crossing and turnout. We'll focus on proper form, alignment and foot positioning in order to fully engage our cores for Irish dance!

    Level: All Levels
    What You Need:
    Exerc...

  • Glutes + Hip Stability [All Levels]

    Power to the glutes! In this workout, we'll use a challenging set of exercises designed to help us maintain hip stability and build power in our legs which we need to execute effective Irish dance jumps and kicks! We've also thrown in a few Yoga-inspired postures to keep things fun and interest...

  • Core Activation, Part 1 [Basics]

    Celticore is pleased to present "Core Activation" - a new series of workouts designed to help educate Irish dancers in what exactly it means to engage your core while dancing. We'll move through jumps, kicks, planks and other functional training elements to help connect the work we do in Pilates...

  • Shoulders + Triceps [All Levels]

    As we know, arm strength is vital for Irish dancers in order to maintain good posture and upper body control. In this "Arm Clinic" workout, we'll focus on our triceps and shoulders. Additionally, we introduce a fun exercise called "rapid fire arms"!

    Level: All Levels
    What You Need: Mat
    ...

  • Perfect Your Posture - Core Focus [Intermediate]

    In this "Perfect Your Post" series workout, we'll move through a series of core-focused movements to activate our deep abdominals which help us with upper body control and stability while dancing. Movements in this workout will challenge your coordination as well as your core endurance! Remembe...

  • Perfect Your Posture - Arms Control [All Levels]

    Help keep your arms by your side and in control at all times while dancing with this quick - and fun! - arm toning workout. We'll aim to create length in our arms and upper body by optimizing control and working with a small, specific range of motion. Oh, and there might be a few pushups as wel...

  • Modern Floor Warm-Up by Moira Ragen [All Levels]

    This energizing, Modern dance-based floor workout will help you lengthen and stretch your body, activate your core and prepare to conquer the stage with grace and ease! Featured Celticore Instructor Moira Ragen leads us through a series of beneficial dance exercises suitable as either a warm-up,...

  • Express Legs + Quads [All Levels]

    Give your dancing an added "kick" with this quick 5-minute leg workout. We'll focus on alignment + quad strengthening. Remember, in Pilates, we want to work slowly to help control each movement, similar to how you need to move as a dancer!

    Level: All Levels
    What You Need: No equipment nee...

  • Celticore Online Studio - Tutorial

    Celticore founder Joe Duffey introduces the Online Studio program and shows you how to make the most of your Celticore experience. We recommend all students new to Pilates begin with the "Basics" series of workouts and progress from there. It's important to remember that Celticore is designed a...

  • Leg Power Ballet Workout [Intermediate]

    Ballet instructor Moira Ragen presents this fantastic leg-focused workout to help Irish dancers improve the power and length in their kicks. Using the concept of "disengagement", we'll learn how to power a kick not just from the leg but also the foot. Read more about this concept from www.balle...

  • Back + Arms Ballet Workout for Irish Dance [All Levels]

    Celticore featured instructor Moira Ragen leads us through a splendid ballet-inspired back & arms-focused workout.
    The focus here will be to help control our upper body and move with grace and ease, using principles of ballet and modern dance. Many top Irish dancers have training in other sty...

  • Celticore Backstage - a Fuse Pilates Workout [All Levels]

    Keep your core strong with a special backstage workout joined by the cast of Michael Londra "Celtic Yuletide"! We're focusing on our abs & arms - using a series of exercises from the Fuse Pilates method! We've also included a bonus "plank roll" exercise (quite a challenge!) courtesy of guest inst...

  • Upper + Lower Abs [Intermediate]

    In this classic "ab attack"-style workout, we'll take the definition of a crunch to the next level. Using Pilates principles and some elements of the Fuse Pilates method, we'll not only tone but also focus on creating length and maintaining control of our core. This workout is great as a quick ...

  • "Summer Strong" Core Workout presented by Irish Dancing Magazine - a Fuse Pilates Workout [All Levels]

    Join Celticore founder Joe Duffey for a fun core workout designed to boost your summer Irish dance training in time for North American Nationals! We'll work through a dynamic sequence of movements from classical Pilates and the innovative Fuse method (www.fusepilates.com). Remember to take the w...

  • On-The-Go Abs 2 Backstage feat. Siobhan Manson - a Fuse Pilates workout [All Levels]

    Our second "On-The-Go Abs" feature takes traditional Pilates corework to the next level. With guest student & longtime Riverdance Lead Dancer Siobhan Manson, we filmed this workout while in the middle of a show with The Young Irelanders, thus demonstrating how easy it is to get in a bit of ab ac...

  • Perfect Your Posture - Anterior vs. Posterior Pelvic Tilt [Basics]

    When we dance, it's important to avoid over-arching or under-arching our lower back, resulting in a pelvic tilt. In this brief technique seminar, we'll discuss the difference between an anterior vs. posterior pelvic tilt and work on finding a "happy medium" point, which will help you appear tall...

  • Ballet Training for Irish Dancers [Intermediate]

    Moira introduces additional exercises - great for footwork, improving turnout and overall body coordination - in this workout, developed for intermediate level. The principles of modern + ballet are highly beneficial for Irish dancers as well!

    Level: Intermediate
    What You Need: No equipmen...

  • Abs + Arms Posture Focus [Intermediate]

    This combo exercise series is designed to help improve with your posture and stance. We throw in some arm-toning in addition to a challenging low ab / hip flexor exercise, complete with a few oblique-oriented roll-ups to finish up your workout.

    Level: Intermediate
    What You Need: Mat
    Exer...

  • Ballet Training for Irish Dancers [Basics]

  • Back to the Core [Intermediate]

    This workout takes us back to the core... we'll focus on full abdominal engagement - working to stabilize and control our movement through a series of crunches, twists and leg lifts, Celticore style. Remember to move through each exercise with control + precision to best help you supplement your...

  • Low Abs Focus [All Levels]

    This workout is a full on low ab attack! It's important to balance out toning ALL areas of your abdominal powerhouse, so we'll also engage our obliques and upper abs through several roll-up exercises, with a few other surprises thrown in along the way!

    Level: All Levels
    What You Need: Ma...

  • Lower Abs Focus [Advanced]

    Your lower abdominals are critical for helping you power & push through the challenging moments on stage. In this workout, we'll go through a classical sequence of challenging low-ab exercises, and hopefully have some fun when we're not shaking too much!

    Level: Advanced
    What You Need: Mat
    ...

  • Upper Back Strength + Injury Prevention [All Levels]

    In this workout, it's all about your back! We'll focus on strengthening our back muscles to help us stabilize and control our upper body movement. Using a combination of face-down lying exercises - with a few planks thrown in towards the end, just for fun! - we'll work to create length in our b...

  • Complete Core 2 [Advanced]

    It's always a great time to jump start our core training - Celticore style, of course! This featured workout systematically targets the full scope of muscles in your abdominal region - lower, upper, obliques and transverse abdominus - to ignite the power you need to stay ahead of your competiti...