Question of the Month

by Shirley Archer, JD, MA on Oct 19, 2010

Mind-Body-Spirit News

What mind-body classes or workshops are you or your facility offering to your clients to encourage development of the mind-body-spirit connection for improved overall wellness? In your marketing, are you emphasizing primarily the physical benefits, or do you promote the overall benefits? For example, are you offering yoga, Pilates, tai chi or qigong classes geared for stress reduction, mental fitness and/or health improvement? If yes, what has been the response?Share your examples with editor Sandy Todd Webster,

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Shirley Archer, JD, MA

Shirley Archer, JD, MA IDEA Author/Presenter

Shirley Archer, JD, MA, was the 2008 IDEA Fitness Instructor of the Year and is IDEA's mind-body-spirit spokesperson. She is a certified yoga and Pilates teacher and an award-winning author based in Los Angeles, California, and Zurich, Switzerland. Two of her books, The Walking Deck and The Strength and Toning Deck, are now featured as iPhone apps. Contact her at