Help optimize your pregnancy journey with the performance-based program that blends barre, Pilates, and cardio interval training in safe and effective total-body workouts.

Program Overview






Works well for

Pre- & Post-Natal, Barre, Strength, Cardio

Equipment needed

Sturdy Chair, Set of Weights (1-5 lbs), Resistance Loops, Mat

Getting Started

Pre & Post Natal Barre Blend Sample Workout
with Elise Joan

Experience the elevation of pre- & postnatal fitness.

Intro Video
with Elise Joan

Discover what to expect in the Pre & Post Natal Barre Blend program, as well as key steps for getting started, an overview of the workouts, a brief introduction to nutrition, and much more.

Meet Elise
with Elise Joan

Get to know Super Trainer Elise Joan as she shares her story and explains why she created Barre Blend.

Get Started Basics
with Elise Joan

Elise explains the basics of the overall program.

Trimester 1 Basics
with Elise Joan

How to get the most out of Trimester 1.

Trimester 2 Basics
with Elise Joan

How to get the most out of Trimester 2.

Trimester 3 Basics
with Elise Joan

How to get the most out of Trimester 3.

Postnatal Basics
with Elise Joan

How to get the most out of your postnatal experience.

Finding your RPE
with Elise Joan

How to find your Rate of Perceived Exertion.

Is Pre & Post Natal Barre Blend Right for Me?

This comprehensive program provides a safe foundation for you to thrive physically, mentally, and emotionally—from your 1st trimester through your transition to motherhood. The program features effective, low-impact, high-energy workouts and more, to help prepare your body for labor, and guide you toward a healthy, fit pregnancy, and support postpartum recovery.

What Are the Workouts Like?

This program is designed to help you get STRONGER by your 3rd trimester than you were pre-pregnancy. Approachable for all fitness levels, the trimester-specific workouts have a modifier and an intensifier—no barre or ballet experience is required. Each workout delivers a full-body burn in under 30 minutes, PLUS a series of 10-minute enhancements offers targeted work on specific areas.

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Here’s How to Get Started:

1. Reach out to your Coach to join an active Pre & Post Natal Barre Blend BODgroup. 2. Read the Pre & Post Natal Barre Blend Get Started Guide. 3. Watch the “Basics” videos in the Workouts section. 4. Get your equipment ready: light dumbbells (1–5 lbs.), resistance loops (light, medium, heavy), a mat, towel, and sturdy chair. Optional equipment: barre socks and “I AM” Daily Motivation Cards."

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Nutrition for a Healthier Body and Mind

Beachbody’s nutrition programs have made it easier for millions of people to eat healthier and make simple lifestyle changes that are easy to stick with. Created by Autumn Calabrese, Portion Fix shows you how eating the right portions helps you reach your goals—no counting calories or eliminating your favorite foods required. With 2B Mindset, creator Ilana Muhlstein, MS, RDN, helps you lose weight happily by focusing on what you can eat, instead of what you can’t. You’ll never feel hungry or deprived. Need help choosing the right nutrition program for you? To find the right program for your lifestyle, visit

Nutrition Center

Meet Elise

Barre Blend™ creator Elise Joan is a former professional dancer and has created programming in all genres of fitness—from barre and yoga to cycling and strength. She is also the creator of Pre-/Postnatal Barre Blend and the “I Am” meditation series on Beachbody On Demand®. Deepen your mind/body connection and build a lean, shredded dancer’s physique with her barre, strength, yoga, and other live classes on BODi™.
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