Question of the Month

by Shirley Archer, JD, MA on Dec 08, 2010

Mind-Body-Spirit News

What strategies are you using with any of your mind-body classes to encourage newcomers to stick with the program? In other words, how do you convert the “first-timer” in a Pilates, yoga or tai chi class into a regular? For example, are you offering special introductory workshops, more individual attention, handouts, or introductions to other classmates? If yes, what approaches are most successful?

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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 base...

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