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Danielle Vindez

REDONDO BEACH, CA 90277-5368

Questions Answered by Danielle Vindez

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How do you establish good professional boundaries with clients?

6 Answers | Asked by Sandy Todd Webster on Sep 27, 2011

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Oct 02, 2011

I agree with Joanne in that you want to create the ground rules of play up front. However, professional boundaries are first and foremost personal boundaries that you allow a person to cross or not cross. I could go on and on as a Coach U graduate of over 200 hours of coach training and 150 hours of...

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What does wellness mean to you?

6 Answers | Asked by Monica Foster on Sep 29, 2011

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Oct 02, 2011

Being at low risk for disease with 0 to 2 risk factors and managing my emotional, mental, physical and spiritual energy in a way that accentuates the positive.

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How do you fire a client?

24 Answers | Asked by Jocelyn Martin on Sep 30, 2011

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Oct 02, 2011

Toxic people will drain you and leave you with nothing worthwhile. Find a way to be kind, like my schedule has changed and I can no longer train at this time, or whatever. Thank her for the business, and get yourself out the door. Some people are not just contemplative but abusive emotionally to be ...

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web conferencing

3 Answers | Asked by Shane Fennelly on Oct 01, 2011

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Oct 02, 2011

I like freeconferencing also. Teleclass leading can be a book in itself, but here are a few tips. Prepare prepare prepare Have fun Give attendees a ground rules of telclass attending Make your point and make it again The more the merrier Don't teach, focus on the learning Class title max 20...

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Is anybody familiar with the Functional Fitness Test for Seniors (FFT) created by Jessie Jones, PhD and Roberta E. Rikli, PhD?

5 Answers | Asked by Mariu Garcia on Aug 16, 2011

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Aug 21, 2011

Another respected assessment tool for the older population is the Tinetti Assessment. You can find it online.

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If you could change one thing in the fitness industry, what would it be?

15 Answers | Asked by Sandy Todd Webster on Aug 16, 2011

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Aug 21, 2011

The level of professionalism. Today there are many associations and many credentialing opportunities, from weekend seminars to six months of training and more. In part, this has diluted the public's understanding of quality and diminished potential income for quality trainers in a gym setting. Setti...

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Do you or your clients keep a food journal? Why/Why not?

14 Answers | Asked by Gretchen Eisenberg on Aug 17, 2011

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Aug 21, 2011

The "why" is because awareness and accountability produce results. Yes, I encourage my clients to use fitday.com and I use it myself to get back on track. While I may strongly beleive in the value of monitoring food intake, the client may not to ready. The "why not" is about the client's readiness. ...

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How do you avoid burn-out in a small town?

8 Answers | Asked by Austin Gregory Johns on Aug 17, 2011

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Aug 21, 2011

Perhaps this period of contemplation for you is a needed process in your growth? Often we do not change when we are comfortable, therefore discomfort makes us reach greater highs. Being the CHANGE as Gandhi suggested may take a lifetime. I have found the best rejuvenator is challenging myself to an...

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Do you reprimand your clients when they chew gum while they exercise?

18 Answers | Asked by Debbie Russell on Aug 12, 2011

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Aug 14, 2011

Hi Debbie All above responses are valuable. Yet, I wonder, what bothers you about the gum chewing, because essentially it is not about what we think, or do with our clients, but what brought you to question this behavior? Perhaps, the answer for you lies in your own personal interests. Danielle

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How do you "unplug" or unwind after a stressful time?

15 Answers | Asked by Mindy Lee on Aug 14, 2011

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Aug 14, 2011

I have many techniques depending on my situation. If I am in a corporate environment I will take in some nice soothing deep breaths. This automatically relieves my thinking and relaxes my body. Or I may take the focus off myself and fully listen to others. If I am restless from a long day of inactiv...

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