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Progressive Muscle Relaxation

April 30, 2005

In the fitness industry, trends come and go. Yesterday’s high-low is today’s Pilates, and only time will tell if the indoor cycling classes that now pack participants wall to wall will eventually go the way of Jane Fonda–era aerobics. A steady stream of development…

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Dealing With Difficult Participants

January 31, 2003

Dealing With Difficult Participants
How to Take Control When Caustic Conduct Disrupts Your Group Exercise Class

By Brian E. O’Neill

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rue story: One August morning I was getting ready to teach my first 6:00 AM yoga class in a trendy Boston health club. The room was packed with a gaggle of lawyers, agents and power brokers anxious to breathe, stretch and sweat before heading off to their corner …

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Dealing With Difficult Participants

January 31, 2003

True story: One August morning I was getting ready to teach my first 6:00 am yoga class in a trendy Boston health club. The room was packed with a gaggle of lawyers, agents and power brokers anxious to breathe, stretch and sweat before heading off to their corner offices downtown. Halfway into class, as I…

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