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Ariadne Greenberg

Barrington, RI 02806-4750

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What equipment do I need for fitness classes.

7 Answers | Asked by Jeff Crim on Apr 14, 2015

Answered by Ariadne Greenberg on Apr 14, 2015

I would say you could easily get away with just mats and resistance bands, to start but remember to read the materials on care and storage for your bands. The material can degrade and become no longer safe or effective. This is especially important if you buy the bands used. You can buy cheap and...

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How has Pilates helped your clients after breast cancer?

2 Answers | Asked by Naomi Aaronson on Apr 10, 2015

Answered by Ariadne Greenberg on Apr 11, 2015

I have had a number of yoga students over the years that have been through that. It seems to be very helpful, as it is a discipline that is about slowing down and moving in accordance with your abilities and needs... and being present to what those are. It also has that component about self accept...

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Hello all; anyone have experience and/or advice to deal with chemical sensitivity/overexposure?

7 Answers | Asked by Natalie Smith on Apr 11, 2015

Answered by Ariadne Greenberg on Apr 11, 2015

Harris is right that diagnosis and treatment of a medical condition is generally beyond the scope of practice of a fitness professional. And 'Multiple Chemical Sensitivity' is also thorny because it is controversial as a diagnosis. Note I am not making any personal statement of my belief or lack t...

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Scam information - teaching / training unknown groups

9 Answers | Asked by Nancy Korf on Apr 09, 2015

Answered by Ariadne Greenberg on Apr 10, 2015

Not just trainers, I had one looking for yoga instruction for their daughter. And of course, there was the gentleman who called to tell me my pc was getting error messages..... He was taken aback when I calmly told him "No it isn't', and just waited for his response. The online world offers ...

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I'm a freelance writer looking for an expert for a potential magazine story

6 Answers | Asked by Joan Kazan on Apr 09, 2015

Answered by Ariadne Greenberg on Apr 09, 2015

It looks like you write for quite a few venues. I liked the short piece on the dog yoga class. I am not a nutrition expert, but if you ever have a yoga question please feel free to let me know.

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I am a pilates instructor with various equipment certifications. What larger cert would help me be more versatile?

6 Answers | Asked by Beth Maiello on Apr 09, 2015

Answered by Ariadne Greenberg on Apr 09, 2015

IDEA is a professional organization, rather than a certifying agency. They do have a list of certifications on their site that you can use to compare various options. There are many places that offer group exercise certifications. I have ACE, and have always found it recognized wherever I go....

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What are your favorite health and fitness topics?

12 Answers | Asked by Ron Benamor on Apr 08, 2015

Answered by Ariadne Greenberg on Apr 09, 2015

I really enjoyed this question, as the answers were interesting and show the diversity and inquisitiveness of the fitness community. I would probably read an article on any of these topics, even if the topic itself was not something I had a special interest in. What matters as much to me as the ...

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Pre-exhaust

7 Answers | Asked by Anne Hirsch on Apr 06, 2015

Answered by Ariadne Greenberg on Apr 06, 2015

I don't have anything to add, just want to tell you I love your picture.

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How do I get trained to teach Mindfulness ?

4 Answers | Asked by Louise Trickel on Apr 03, 2015

Answered by Ariadne Greenberg on Apr 04, 2015

Nancy's answer is spot on. You could try to teach a strength training class by reading a book about it, or taking a 3 hour workshop, but if you have not done it yourself it is so much harder. The first thing you want to consider is what type of mindfulness technique you want to teach. Meditat...

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Yoga and power lifting / most effective combination

7 Answers | Asked by Nancy Korf on Apr 03, 2015

Answered by Ariadne Greenberg on Apr 03, 2015

oh, btw, I do know a person who is a yoga teacher and a cross fitter and a very sweet person. You might look for the web site for 'Twisted Triangle Yoga' and send an email there for Katie and ask her your question. I bet she would have some thoughts.

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