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Karin Singleton

Raleigh, NC 27612-3431

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Can I use the Idea logo on my website?

4 Answers | Asked by Samantha Zilvitis on Oct 13, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 14, 2012

Hi Samantha, I do not think that you can use the IDEA logo itself even though it is possible to copy the logo off their web page. This web site is copyrighted. However, if you feel you want to use it, you will have to contact IDEA about it directly. As Natalie mentioned, IDEA offers some image...

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As a senior group exercise instructor, how much can I charge an assisted living center per class?

8 Answers | Asked by Robin Marshall on Oct 12, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 13, 2012

Hi Robin, as you did not have a profile at IDEA FitnessConnect, I have a few more questions. Have you already approached those facilities to see what their policy is like? Most have some instructors on staff and may have already rules for such classes. A major issue for assisted living facilit...

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How much should a private Reformer Pilates session cost?

4 Answers | Asked by Christina Diers on Oct 12, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 12, 2012

Hi Christina, this depends on the market in your geography. Private reformer session here in Raleigh, NC run about $65 / hour but they can get more expensive is it is a very experienced instructor. This is based on the pricing at a studio where there is overhead for the facility itself. You ma...

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Best abdominal exercises

18 Answers | Asked by Eunice Gates on Oct 11, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 12, 2012

Hi Eunice, Dan is correct, there are too many to count. With my clients, I tend to gravitate towards exercises which force the core muscles to stabilize as external forces challenge proper alignment. For example, I have my client on the ball with head and shoulders, bridged, and then hand them j...

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Healthy snacks

18 Answers | Asked by Ryan Rogers on Oct 10, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 11, 2012

Hi Ryan, I am very fortunate to have a great farmer's market not far away, and I love to go there to find fruits and vegetables in season, at the same time broadening my knowledge about local fruits. It is amazing what is grown locally that never makes it into the regular supermarkets because it ...

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what are the prices of a membership?

3 Answers | Asked by jessica lusch on Oct 09, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 09, 2012

If you click on the tab 'membership', you will see the different options for membership in IDEA.

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Are there guidelines or regulations for maximum numbers of participants in a group exercise class?

10 Answers | Asked by rose payne on Oct 09, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 09, 2012

Hi Rose, none that I know of. In most facilities, it's mainly a matter of logistics with the size of the exercise space being the limiting factor or the amount of equipment (eg. balls, bands, etc.). Some facilities may self-impose limits or have two instructors for some classes when participation...

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Nutrition Certification

7 Answers | Asked by Marlene Martinez on Oct 08, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 08, 2012

Hi Marlene, have you looked at NASM Fitness Nutrition Specialist? I took it a while back and liked what they provided in terms of textbook and online material. It goes into a LOT of detail. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Wellness Hotels

4 Answers | Asked by Patricia Longwright on Oct 08, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 08, 2012

Hi Patricia, some of my clients have been to those laps of luxury, and they came back with rave reviews. One of them was Canyon Ranch. By all appearances, they have great staff, classes of every sort in addition to personal services. They usually also have counselors in stress management, nutriti...

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Best Fitness Book

9 Answers | Asked by Martina Johnson on Oct 07, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 08, 2012

Hi Martina, you leave the question very open because you did not specify the sort of beginner you have in mind. Since you are here at the IDEA web site, I assume that you are more than a lay person looking for exercise advice. Obviously, you have already noticed that there are enough fitness ...

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