Why has fitness become an industry where we have to be these perfect shells of a body in order to inspire and motivate others? Discover how an injury 5-weeks before her wedding forever altered Summer Sides’ life and career.
Looking for tools to create accountability and mindfulness in your day. Look no further than these 3 great resources that host live and onDemand sessions.
Life as a fit pro is amazing, but it can come with struggles and difficultus. The past 2-years has rocked our world, and the journey of being a fit pro became so much harder. So we want to know, what do you NEED right now? What will help you thrive as a fit pro? Take a few moments to give us your insights.
My fit pro heart was made to feel sad recently as a fit pro reverse fat-shamed other fit pros.
Have you ever thought about what stillness means to you? Do you resist it or do you embrace it? How does this impact you physically and mentally?
Meditation has always been really hard for me. But an amazing yoga class helped me discover the power of moving meditation.
Words really do matter….Discover how an experience in a yoga class made me feel so bad about myself that I wrote a letter to the studio owner.
Summer N. Sides recently discovered the TOPLUS Eco Yoga Mat, check out her review of using the mat as a yoga teacher.
18-days after taking over ownership of Greensboro Downtown Yoga we were forced to press pause due to #covid19. We found the positive by creating the Movement Mantra Project.
In part 4, Summer N. Sides shares her health situation, including depression and surgery for a rare fungal infection, after years of dealing with overtraining syndrome.
Summer N. Sides shares her struggles with overtraining syndrome, depression, and addiction through this touching editorial.
Overtraining syndrome is a condition in which individuals experience fatigue and a decline in performance due to excessive training.
Summer N. Sides shares her story of overtraining syndrome and the long journey it took to admit she had a problem.
On June 6, 2018 Les Mills and Stages Indoor Cycling released an announcement of a global partnership. This is big news for our industry!
Discover where to find licensed, edited, and group fitness ready music to play in your classes. Understand what you can use for in-studio, virtual, and onDemand group fitness classes.
Did you know that ballet dancers have the same cardiovascular demands soccer players, distance runners, and gymnasts? Read more in this research review.
Coach your participants in a way that fosters letting go of stories that no longer serve them. Understand different mindsets and the fear of failure complex.
From one crazy fit pro to another: Keep yourself organized to avoid showing up at the wrong gym by color coding your calendar.
We all fail. We all make mistakes. It’s about how we learn from these mistakes and use them to fuel our passion that makes us successful. Hear my story…
It’s time to break down the divide amongst the group exercise community, eliminate the cliques, fight for change in order to UNITE in our mission of fitness
15 things an instructor learned as a ClassPass participant for one month, attending classes in 3 states and 15 studios.
Need Inspiration for Your Classes?
Our goal is to make your lives just a little bit easier, which is why we’ve got a great collection of resources to help you plan classes and get inspired to teach.
We write and share stories that help fit pros become
inspired teachers and humans
We want you to thrive as a fit pro – so we’re giving you resources to save you time planning classes. But more importantly, we’re here to support you as you aim to avoid burnout, stay mentally sane, and keep your body healthy.