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Help everyone feel successful in your group fitness classes by ditching modifications and instead coaching to all levels through progressive cues.
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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.
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Coaching mixed level group fitness classes can be challenging. Use these tips to elevate your coaching and make all participants feel like superstars!
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How to Coach Visual Learners: Motor & Mirror Neurons

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Fit Pros: Understand How to Train Auditory Learners

Can you communicate with an auditory learner in your Group Exercise Classs?
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3 Reasons to Stop Saying “Engage Your Core” as a Coaching Cue

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Rethink your definition of an athlete and look at your group exercise class as a team of 5 different types of athletes.
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Write Your Best Group Fitness Class Introduction

Hook your participants in from the beginning and let them know what to expect from your group ex class.
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10 Tips for Teaching Active Older Adult Classes

Teaching classes for Seniors has unique challenges, and fitness instructors who currently teach, or are considering expanding into teaching seniors should keep a few things in mind, or contemplate thoroughly before taking the leap.
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15 things an instructor learned as a ClassPass participant for one month, attending classes in 3 states and 15 studios.
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“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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