Three tips from Leslee Bender on how to transition from being a performer to being a coach in your group exercise classes.
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
Group fitness instructors hold many of the same responsibilities as classroom educators, yet are not held to the same standards of learning. Why Not?
“Sh*t happens”. It’s about how you react in the moment that matters to the participants in your group exercise classes. Discover if you’re Mariah or Jimmy?
Becoming a new group exercise instructor is exciting, until one realizes how much they DIDN’T learn in the weekend course. Finding a mentor can help.
Stop compromising the body in barre classes with the crazy tucked pelvis position! It does not allow for neutral posture, ultimately causing risk of injury.
15 things an instructor learned as a ClassPass participant for one month, attending classes in 3 states and 15 studios.
Mirror Neurons are a special class of brain cells that fire not only when someone performs an action but also when someone observes someone else making the same movement.
Get everyone moving in a safe & effective way with these 3 tips for coaching to visual, auditory, and kinesthetic learners in group exercise classes.
It is important to focus on a growth mindset when working with kids – one that encourages effort versus intelligence.
So you want to be a fitness professional? Awesome! In this crazy diverse field, check out 5 tips Jessica H. Maurer discovered along her journey.
Create the GX team you want by providing team teaching opportunities to new instructors.
One group ex instructor shares 5 tips learned when stepping off the stage and back into the class as a participant. Check out to discover ways to be better.
FIT PROS: your job is to help people live healthier & happier lives through education, not to flood their newsfeeds with selfies or “inspirational quotes”.
Life is busy, and sometimes maintaining focus for teaching a group exercise class can be difficult. Here are 3 tips to stay on top of your game.
Tips and tricks from a group ex instructor on keeping your cool in order to cope more effectively during moments of crisis in the fitness studio.
6 Tips to improve posture among group exercise participants that focus on building posterior chain strength, stability & mobility, and kinestetic awareness.
8 Tips for group exercise instructors on how to survive those intimidating members who make teaching a gut wrenching living hell!
Being a team player and subbing classes is great…until the participants treat you like the “evil sub”.
Have you ever wondered where your favorite fit pros got started? Take a look into the career and journey of Jeff McMullen, International Fitness Educator.
Is your goal as an instructor to get as many people into YOUR classes, or to help people find the RIGHT class for them? Ask yourself who’s team you’re on.
Teach safe barre classes by being educated and understanding false information from popular fads seen in barre fitness classes.
Has the ability to become “fitness famous” through social media caused a decline in legit fit pros and consumer awareness about educated professionals?
We all have days when energy is low and motivation to teach just isn’t there. Get 5 tips for generating energy on those days.
Discover how one facility has successfully been getting kids active with over 40 youth dance classes per week simply by having FUN!
After 15 years of teaching group exercise I’ve got my share of horror stories. Here are 6 stories of how I created my own personal nightmare within a class.
Head spin a little bit when thinking about anatomy? Well here is Anatomy 101 made simple!
Whether you are brand new to the fitness industry, or you’ve been in it for years, finding a mentor can further increase your skills and abilities.
Barre Fitness Instructors, did you know that excessive plies in releve put participants at risk for injuries in the feet, knees, and ankles?! Check out why.