My Response to COVID-19 as a New Yoga Studio Owner
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.
30+ Clothing Discount Programs for Fitness Professionals
Check out these 30+ amazing athletic wear, athleisure, and fitness accessory companies offering discount programs for fitness professionals.
Exercise & Pregnancy: 10 Tips for Group Fitness Instructors
Don’t freak out when a mom-to-be or new mom comes to your group fitness class. Check out these 10 tips to equip yourself with the knowledge to give them a great workout experience.
6 Tips for a Successful Kids (Dance) Fitness Program
Let’s get our kids more active! Use these 6 tips from an educator and fitness professional to develop successful youth dance, fitness, or sports programs in schools, community centers, and gyms.
12 Things You Didn’t Know About Summer N. Sides…
Get to know Summer N. Sides (Founder of GXunited) with these 12-fun facts.
3 Benefits of Barre Fitness for Runners
Barre Fitness is a great cross-training workout for runners. Offering a low impact, core and flexibility focused training session.
4 Group Fitness Articles to Make You Think: September 2019
Here we reflect on 4 group fitness industry articles and make you ponder or question your beliefs and methods surrounding traditional group fitness.
10 Tips for Successful Active Older Adult Fitness Classes
Elevate your skills for leading active older adult and senior group fitness classes with these 10 tips from an industry veteran.
Class Themes: World Suicide Prevention Day 2019
In 2015 when a friend died from suicide, Summer Sides felt empowered to speak on the topic using her platform of fitness. Here she shares how a fitness class can be a strong platform to discuss mental health and suicide.
Playlist & Themes: Labor Day 2019
Here we honor Labor Day with a tribute to all working people through a fun Labor Day Playlists and theming ideas for your group fitness class.
Understanding NCCA Accredited Group Fitness Certifications
Understand the importance of selecting an NCCA accredited group fitness certification exam as a group fitness instructor.
My Story of Overtraining Syndrome, Part 4: A Rare Fungal Infection & Surgery
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.
My Story of Overtraining Syndrome, Part 3: A Follow-Up (4-months later)
Summer N. Sides shares her struggles with overtraining syndrome, depression, and addiction through this touching editorial.
My Story of Overtraining Syndrome, Part 2: What is OTS?
Overtraining syndrome is a condition in which individuals experience fatigue and a decline in performance due to excessive training.
My Story of Overtraining Syndrome, Part 1: A Confession & Journey
Summer N. Sides shares her story of overtraining syndrome and the long journey it took to admit she had a problem.