Question of the Month

by Shirley Archer, JD, MA on Feb 02, 2009

Mind-Body-Spirit News

What methods, if any, do you use at your facility or with your clients to raise awareness of the importance of the mind-body connection? For example, are you offering informative handouts or periodic topical workshops, or do you have an educational bulletin board?

Or are you leaving it to individual instructors or trainers to inform participants? In other words, how are you teaching members about the mind-body-spirit connection?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