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The New View

by Alexandra Williams, MA
What does the fitness industry look like from the younger generation-s perspective?
About 30 years ago, the first wave of group fitness instructors (known then as aerobics teachers) got their start in an industry yet to be defined. Many of those people are still teaching and training, yet as the industry grows and changes, continuing to ...

How to Be a Great Instructor

by Fred Hoffman, MEd
When teaching the adult learner, create a welcoming, motivating and trusting space.
Most people have been lucky enough to have teachers who left a lasting impression on their lives. Think about one of your favorite mentors or instructors. What made him or her so special? And what can you do to create the same experience in your own ...

Diary of an IDEA Convention Attendee

by Alexandra Williams, MA
2006 IDEA World Fitness-What a BLAST!I can't wait until San Diego!
This year IDEA is thrilled to be celebrating its silver anniversary-its 25th year in existence. As part of the gala 25th celebration, the annual IDEA World Fitness Convention has many special surprises in store! Attendance at the event has grown from the ...

25 Things to Watch for in the Industry

by Alexandra Williams, MA
An eye to the future shows a glimpse of exciting changes in a young industry.
As you began this new year, you probably had a plethora of fitness choices. You could step, hop, jog, train, consciously inhale and exhale, pump, dance, kick and box, stretch, concentrate on your core or functionality, or even eat and manage your life in ...

Financial Freedom in Fitness

by Kymberly Williams-Evans, MA
Financial Freedom in Fitness Who are the high earners in the industry, and what are their secrets to success? "I love the fitness industry, but it just doesn't pay." "I stay in fitness even though the money is so low." "Get out of the fitness business-you ...

Up the Creativity Factor

by Krista Popowych, BHK
Use a variety of simple techniques to reinvigorate your classes.
If you are fresh out of instructing ideas, see it as a wake-up call. Lack of inspiration can be an occupational hazard for a fitness instructor. If your students are starting to find your routines humdrum, it's time for a class makeover. The good news: ...

It Starts With You, Master Class With Kymberly Williams-Evans

MASTER CLASS 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 ...

It Starts With You

Kymberly Williams-Evans, 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(r). Not only does she prepare students for a fitness ...

Who Knew?

by Diane Lofshult
Congratulations! Your years of hard work as a top-notch group fitness instructor or personal fitness trainer have finally paid off and you are being promoted to a management position. While it may be tempting to bask in your success now, experts warn ...

Great Suggestion!

by Kymberly Williams-Evans, MA
program director Great Suggestion! MAKE YOUR SUGGESTION BOX MORE THAN JUST A DUSTY ACCESSORY. By Kymberly Williams-Evans, MA those goals before a comment or concern got to the note phase. In a way, the best suggestion box is one you don't ...