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Christine Hales

Solon, OH 44139-6102

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Ideas for holding independent fitness classes?

7 Answers | Asked by Christy Sanchez on Jun 29, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Jun 29, 2015

Hi Christy, I'm not sure what city/state you are in, but how about the school system? I'm sure there are teachers who may be interested in taking a class at a convenient location. Also, check small businesses, spas, country clubs, places where moms take their kids for classes, and local athleti...

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how much to charge clients

8 Answers | Asked by Laura Allen on Jun 29, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Jun 29, 2015

Hi Laura, It does really depend on a few things... One, the market in your area of NY. I would do a search of Olean and surrounding cities to see what the group rate is going for around you. With 6 people, you are really doing small group fitness training --and it also depends on where you w...

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Birthday treat

6 Answers | Asked by Brinda Desai on Jun 25, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Jun 25, 2015

Glad they helped! Your class will appreciate your thoughtfulness...

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how do I become a certified instructor?

7 Answers | Asked by K.O. Onufry on Jun 24, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Jun 25, 2015

Not sure why the link didn't work in my prior reply, but you can cut and paste the links. Also, you can do a wider search here on IDEA for great information on your areas of interest. Good luck!

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how do I become a certified instructor?

7 Answers | Asked by K.O. Onufry on Jun 24, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Jun 25, 2015

Hi K.O., Here are a few good articles from IDEA on that subject: http://www.ideafit.com/fitness-library/how-to-become-yoga-instructor http://www.ideafit.com/fitness-library/getting-a-job-in-group-exercise

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Birthday treat

6 Answers | Asked by Brinda Desai on Jun 25, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Jun 25, 2015

Hi Brinda, That would be a nice gesture.... I always give my class a round of pushups, squats, etc., for the number of years I am--or when someone else in my class has a birthday (your idea is much nicer!) :). How much do you want to spend--because that can get expensive? Ideas: Free class ...

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2 Answers | Asked by helen choi on Jun 18, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Jun 18, 2015

Hi Helen, What is your question?

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Anyone teach group fitness and do personal training?

6 Answers | Asked by Christy Sanchez on Jun 15, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Jun 15, 2015

Hi Christy, Do you want to do both? I do both personal training and teach group fitness classes and love them both. Yes, you do have to renew both certifications. My own personal training and group fitness are with two different agencies (ACE and AFAA), and my CEC's are separate (unfortunately...

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Does idea fit have food and exercise journals ?

3 Answers | Asked by Rebecca Reece on Jun 13, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Jun 14, 2015

Hi Rebecca, IDEA has a Fitness Journal and Food and Nutrition Tips Journal--and they both come with a membership. (Someone from IDEA may be able to give you more specific information about this). Hope this helps.

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Why aren't all reviews posted showing on profile?

4 Answers | Asked by Ruth Crespo on Jun 11, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Jun 12, 2015

Hi Ruth, They do have to create an account, but I believe they can still be anonymous if they don't want to use their name (I have one client who did this--but I think she had trouble with it as well--it eventually posted). If their testimonial still doesn't show, I would call and find out why....

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