Shane Barnard, JD

Creator & CEO, Urbankick

Shane Barnard, JD, is NASM, ACE, AFAA certified and creator of the UrbanKick cardio kickboxing format and instructor certifications. She is the co-founder of Urbanplay, a non-profit health and fitness program for youth, and a fitness blogger for MyFitnessPal/Under Armour. With over 20 years of fitness experience, she is a nationally recognized presenter and currently teaches at the University of California at Berkeley and in San Francisco. Shane is a CEC provider for NASM, AFFA and ACE and a twice honored ambassador for lululemon.

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The History of Cardio Kickboxing Classes

Cardio Kick has come and gone, (and come and gone), but what is the future of the cardio kickboxing workout? Has the pre-choreographed formula quashed our creative juices or given us a great place to start?
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Ditch Modifications In Your Group Fitness Classes (Yup, you read that right!)

Help everyone feel successful in your group fitness classes by ditching modifications and instead coaching to all levels through progressive cues.

“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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