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A Choreographed Cool-Down

by Yoav Avidar on May 12, 2009

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Reinvigorate the end of class with a familiar song and groovy moves.

We put a lot of effort into the main part of choreography classes, but what about the cool-down? It’s more than just a time to catch your breath and fly over some basic stretches. Take a moment to make the cool-down a creative part of your class. One way to do this is to choreograph a known song—old or new. A good example is “Dancing Queen,” a popular ABBA song and a recent hit from the musical Mamma Mia! The following is set to the soundtrack of the Broadway musical (Act 1, track 7).

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Yoav Avidar

Yoav Avidar IDEA Author/Presenter

Recipient of the 2012 ECA award for best international presenter, Israel's "Instructor of the Year 2001", Yoav is A Nike Elite Trainer and co-owner of “Hagymnasia”, Israel's leading fitness and dance certification institution. Yoav is well known for combining dance into his aerobics and step classes along with his ability to provide cutting edge presentations in the Stability Ball, stretching and Core conditioning areas. Yoav's professional skills, creativity and charisma brought him to present in more than 20 countries around the globe.