Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali

NEW YORK, NY 10019-3834

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From where to do zumba certification?

5 Answers | Asked by Rakhee Rajadhyaksha on Jun 05, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Jun 05, 2011

Hello Rakhee, If you visit www.zumba.com you will find the various locations a Zumba workshops are being conducted. At the end of the workshop you become a licensed Zumba instructor as opposed to a certified group fitness instructor. Hope this helpf.

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What do you think of Anna Kournikova as the next trainer on the Biggest Loser?

38 Answers | Asked by Kelli Davis on May 25, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Jun 03, 2011

Seems like my post has been taken out of context once again. One thing I try to do before I make a broad assumption about an individual is try to learn a little about the individual. I tried to do that with Anna Kournikova. From my small perspective, it seems like you and she have similar back...

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Can I get zumba certification at home?

7 Answers | Asked by Janisha Gilbert on May 31, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on May 31, 2011

Unfortunately not, Janisha. And by the way Zumba doesn't certify anyone. It's just a license to teach their format and to use the Zumba trademark. I looked at your profile and see that you have an ACE Personal Training certification. ACE is a certifying body, not Zumba.

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What do you do if a client crosses professional boundaries?

12 Answers | Asked by Sandy Todd Webster on Apr 27, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on May 31, 2011

Generally when boundaries are crossed it happens more than once. However, when it does happen I: 1. First inform them that I am unhappy with the behavior and request that they not repeat it. 2. If it happens again, I remind him/her of the initial occurrence and ask again that they not repea...

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Would You Ever Turn Down A New Client For Training?

16 Answers | Asked by Sandy Todd Webster on Apr 27, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on May 31, 2011

Yes. If it were outside of my scope of practice, I would have no choice but to decline and refer.

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How Many Times A Week Should A Client Exercise? Why?

14 Answers | Asked by Sandy Todd Webster on Apr 27, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on May 31, 2011

Many people find the word "exercise" distasteful. From my perspective it is important to remember what IDEA stands for. INTERNATIONAL Dance and Exercise Association. There are many users of this portal from different countries who view "exercise" different than I do. Example, right now I live...

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How Do You Start The Training Program For Severely Obese Clients?

12 Answers | Asked by Sandy Todd Webster on Apr 27, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on May 31, 2011

Sandi, it is so very important that we as fitness professionals work within the scope of practice of the credential that we possess in addition to applying the researched and evidenced based guidelines that truly facilitate exercise prescription and program design. However, to answer your questio...

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I am inexperienced in the Fitness industry. What are the steps and considerations to start my own training business?

7 Answers | Asked by Raul Joey Lopez on May 10, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on May 31, 2011

Hello Raul, I noticed when I looked at your profile that you are an ACE Certified Personal Trainer. The American Council on Exercise has so many wonderful resources in order to assist personal trainers in building a personal training business. One of the resources is the ACE Integrated Fitn...

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How much fiber should I tell my clients they should get every day?

11 Answers | Asked by Patricia Long on May 12, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on May 31, 2011

It is important for personal trainers to work within their scope of practice. Licensed dieticians and nutritionists are in the best position to give nutritional advice. I tend to suggest that my clients visit www.mypyramid.gov, however, as an ACSM Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist that i...

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How do I design a 52 week training program?

9 Answers | Asked by Kimberley Burgess-Sokolan on May 28, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on May 31, 2011

National Academy of Sports Medicine as well as the National Strength and Conditioning Association are good resources.

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