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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It is important to focus on a growth mindset when working with kids – one that encourages effort versus intelligence.
Love it or hate it, social media is part of our lives as fit pros. Here are 5 tips to help you save time and get back to teaching your classes!
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Summer N. Sides recently discovered the TOPLUS Eco Yoga Mat, check out her review of using the mat as a yoga teacher.
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Get to know Summer N. Sides (Founder of GXunited) with these 12-fun facts.
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.
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.
Learn about the childhood obesity epidemic and discover how you can fight childhood obesity by leading group fitness classes in the school system.
While exercise is known to help with depressive symptoms, fitness professionals are not immune to feelings of depression and anxiety. Here 40+ instructors share their personal tips for managing low periods.
Going out on your own as a fit pro can be an exciting adventure, but can also fill you with lots of anxiety. Discover how to manage the anxiety of being an entrepreneur in this guest blog.
What do instructors mean when they say “Engage your core”? Hear from instructors, and learn why we should eliminate this cue from our coaching vocabulary.
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.
Kids instinctively play, so let’s capitalize on this concept to hook them with these five basic steps.
From one crazy fit pro to another: Keep yourself organized to avoid showing up at the wrong gym by color coding your calendar.
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.
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”.
Discover how one facility has successfully been getting kids active with over 40 youth dance classes per week simply by having FUN!
Group exercise instructors can fight childhood obesity and increase physical activity in our youth by teaching exercise classes in the school system.
Let’s face it. As humans, we can’t do it all. There’s no way to be perfect, knowledgeable, and practiced in every form of group exercise possible.
Rethink your definition of an athlete and look at your group exercise class as a team of 5 different types of athletes.
Saying NO is difficult, especially when we love what we do as group exercise pros. Here are 11 tips for saying no and only teaching what you love.
Create world-class experiences within each class by having the RIGHT playlist.
Dance fitness is fun for participants, but can often be challenging to choreograph as an instructor. Check out these 4 tips for creating easy and fun classes.
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.
Group exercise can be a bit intimidating for a new person, support those who want to hide in the back with these 5 simple tips.
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