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Sandy Kimbrough

Dr. Sandy Kimbrough is an associate professor at Texas A&M University-Commerce. She has been teaching at the college level for over 20 years, and has been teaching in the fitness industry for over 20 years as well. She has been certified by ACSM, AFAA, CEP, Cycle Reebok, and has provided continuing education for fitness and education professionals for over 15 years. She is currently teaching REFIT and other cardio-format classes in Greenville, Texas. She has published over 20 articles and made over 100 national/regional/statewide presentations, and has received many awards for her professional involvement and teaching.

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Local Classes, Global Impact

September 20, 2016

If you're like most group exercise instructors, you enjoy helping people live healthy, happy lives. It's likely that your influence extends beyond the group exercise studio and into the daily lives of participants and their families. What if your reach extended even further? You don't need a passport to make a global impact; all it takes is a little commitment, organization and drive to engage your students on a journey that touches people all over the world.

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Why Do Members Love Dance Fitness?

February 24, 2016

You spend countless hours creating the perfect mix for your group fitness schedules so that members will stay motivated to attend classes. What if you knew for sure what keeps people happy and wanting more? Motives are highly related to individual goals: the desired outcomes of participating in particular behaviors (Ingledew & Markland 2008; Strömmer, Ingledew & Markland 2015). In the realm of exercise adherence, not only must motivation precede the decision to adopt exercise, but also the perceived and/or actual outcomes must keep exercisers motivated.

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