It Starts With You
Kymberly WilliamsEvans, MA, talks about the importance of bringing something in and sending something out.
Veteran fitness industry professional Kymberly Williams-Evans, MA, might be educating your next batch of instructors, so be nice when you see her at the IDEA World Fitness Convention...
East Side Athletic Club in Clackamas, Oregon, offers Karma Kidz yoga class to its littlest members. In this special brand of yoga, children ages 3–6 imitate animals and play games that include creative expressions and “freeze” dancing. “The class is full with 14 children,” says IDEA member Selena M. Moffitt, group fitness coordinator. “Our instructor has t...
BY KEN ALAN
Well Hello, Cooldown!
Appeal to older adults' love of show tunes.
Many people enjoy Broadway music. Hello, Dolly! may be one of the best-known shows. The original Broadway cast album is hard to find, but the movie soundtrack CD is available in major music stores. The following cooldown is set to the motion picture recording with Barbra Streisand and Louis Armstrong. Top hat and ca...
Ken Alan, IDEA’s 1989 Fitness Instructor of the Year, who teaches in Los Angeles, considers himself a master of the verbal miscue. One of his favorite bloopers came during a warm-up spiel. “I said, ‘Okay, let’s get going,’” says Alan. “‘E...
By April Durrett
reative thinking requires an outlook that allows you to search for ideas and play with your knowledge and experience," says creativity expert Roger von Oech, PhD, in A Whack on the Side of the Head (Warner Business Books 1998). "With this outlook, you try different approaches, first one, then another, often not getting anywhere. Y...