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Youth Fitness … Make it Fun!

Discover how one facility has successfully been getting kids active with over 40 youth dance classes per week simply by having FUN!
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Bringing Group Exercise into Schools: Dance, Strength & Yoga

Group exercise instructors can fight childhood obesity and increase physical activity in our youth by teaching exercise classes in the school system.
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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.
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Kids Fitness: Emphasize Effort, Not Achievement

It is important to focus on a growth mindset when working with kids - one that encourages effort versus intelligence.
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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.
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Fight Childhood Obesity through Youth Fitness Programs

Learn about the childhood obesity epidemic and discover how you can fight childhood obesity by leading group fitness classes in the school system.
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5 Ways to “Play First, Challenge Later” in Youth Fitness

Kids instinctively play, so let’s capitalize on this concept to hook them with these five basic steps.
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3 Tips & Exercises to Empower Pregnant Moms in Group Fitness Classes

So often, group exercise instructors are among the first to know that a woman is pregnant. This can be kind of intimidating to instructors who may not have a lot of experience working with pregnant participants, but it doesn't have to be. Get some quick tips on how to work with moms-to-be in your group fitness classes.
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Adult Recess. Making Fitness Fun!

As kids, movement used to be a fun experience of playing games and running around on the playground. Bring that memory back in the group exercise studio.