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Exercise & Pregnancy: 10 Tips for Group Fitness Instructors

As a group fitness instructor, the first time you encounter a pregnant women in your class you might freak out. Without the knowledge of how to work with this unique subset of women, you suggest they attend a pre or post-natal specific class and “take it easy”. While this may
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3 Reasons to Stop Saying “Engage Your Core” as a Coaching Cue

Have you ever videoed yourself teaching a Group Fitness class? If not, try it out sometime. It’s an amazing tool to assess yourself as an instructor. It can also be excruciatingly painful to watch in that you’ll immediately notice you say the same 5 phrases over. and over. and over.
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3 Tips & Exercises to Empower Pregnant Moms in Group Fitness Classes

Pregnancy and Group Exercise: empowering moms-to-be in your classes I’ll be the first to admit that when I started teaching Group Exercise, I had NO CLUE what I was doing. After being in the business for over 10 years, I am still finding that I’m constantly learning new things about