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Jean Carl

Jean Carl, an Iyengar style yoga teacher has been with the YMCA for 25 years, teaching or subbing for everything from Aquacize to Zumba. After serving 33 years as a Pennsylvania public school music teacher, she now devotes herself to the YMCA's yoga and Les Mill BodyVive classes. Every one of her article has been based on her real life experinces as a longtime fitness professional and came from a desire to share ideas with other instructors and managers. She has also been published in SHAPE, FLOWYOGA and YOGA: BODY MIND AND SPIRIT. Her, as yet unpublished book, is for children and called THE YOGA FAMILY; A LIZARD'S TALE. Biggest accomplishment: Overcoming breast cancer

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Sample Class: Second-Chance Recess

April 19, 2015

Do you remember being a kid? Before you could even pronounce “perceived exhaustion” or “cardiovascular exer- cise,” you were running around outside with friends, playing games just for fun. If your workouts are feeling stale (to you and your members), maybe it’s time to ring the bell for recess.

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