Lauren George, M.S.

Co-Creator, Enhanced Barre Above Program; Owner, Clemson Fitness Company

Lauren has had a passion for movement and fitness since a young age. She began teaching group fitness classes in college where her first love was step aerobics. Since her beginning in step, she has pursued certifications through Power Pilates, Balanced Body Pilates (Reformer level 1-3, & Apparatus level 1-3), Schwinn, YogaFit, Kettlebell AMPD, QiDANCE, Balletone®, and TRX.

After finishing her undergraduate work in Sports Management at Texas A&M University, Lauren completed a master's degree in Recreation and Leisure Studies at The University of North Texas. During her 12 years in the fitness industry, she has had the pleasure of managing the group fitness programs at The Baylor Tom Landry Fitness Center, Florida State University, and ToddPilates Fitness in Austin.

In 2015, she combined her love of dance, Pilates, and group fitness to create PulsePointe barre, which has since become part of the Barre Above® program. Lauren George is the co-creator of the enhanced Barre Above® program, a Balletone® Master Trainer, and is the owner of Clemson Fitness Company, in Clemson, SC. Lauren was named Empower! Fusion Education Partner of the Year in 2018.

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Tips for Using Music in Yoga Classes

Many people love having a soothing and instrumental soundtrack for a yoga class. For others, try using non-traditional yoga music to motivate participants.
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8 Tips for Your First Pilates Class

Pilates can be intimidating for a new participant. Help ease these fears in your classes with these 8 tips for first time Pilates members.
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3 Benefits of Barre Fitness for Runners

Barre is a great cross-training workout for runners. Offering a low impact, core and flexibility focused training session.
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Write Your Best Group Fitness Class Introduction

Hook your participants in from the beginning and let them know what to expect from your group ex class.
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7 Tips to Maximize Barre Fitness Workouts

Barre workouts are a fun and unique workout experience that changes the body. Share these 7 tips to help students get the most from every class.
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Tips for Coaching Mixed Level Group Fitness Classes

Coaching mixed level group fitness classes can be challenging. Use these tips to elevate your coaching and make all participants feel like superstars!
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Wondering How to Become a Group Exercise Instructor?

Do you want to become a group exercise instructor? Then check out these seven steps and things you should know about the job before you jump in.
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GX Managers: Get Your New Instructors Team Teaching

Create the GX team you want by providing team teaching opportunities to new instructors.

“I hope we make you challenge the status quo, rethink what you know, and discover new group fitness experiences”

-Summer Sides,
Founder of GXunited

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