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Group Fitness Symposium

273 STOTT PILATES® Functional Towel Workout

By Steffi / August 11, 2020 / Comments Off on 273 STOTT PILATES® Functional Towel Workout

The STOTT PILATES® Functional Towel Workout is the ideal program for those who are active and on the go. This simple, easy-to-follow routine requires minimal time and equipment yet yields maximal results. The Conditioning Towel provides just the right degree of support and stability to optimize core activation, increase strength and improve joint range of…

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Steve Barrett

By Michael Hilding / August 7, 2020 / Comments Off on Steve Barrett

Matrix Fitness Brand Ambassador and Master Trainer

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Tricia Murphy Madden

By Michael Hilding / July 29, 2020 / Comments Off on Tricia Murphy Madden

Education Director for Savvier Fitness and Co-creator of Barre Above®

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Trina Gray

By Michael Hilding / July 29, 2020 / Comments Off on Trina Gray

Owner of Bay Athletic Club

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Kia Williams, MS

By Michael Hilding / July 29, 2020 / Comments Off on Kia Williams, MS

Global Presenter, Educator and Master Trainer

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Leslee Bender

By Michael Hilding / July 29, 2020 / Comments Off on Leslee Bender

Creator of Bender Ball Method and Director of I am Ageless Now

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Stacey Vandiver

By Michael Hilding / July 29, 2020 / Comments Off on Stacey Vandiver

Co-founder and CEO of SoulBody

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Krista Popowych

By Michael Hilding / July 29, 2020 / Comments Off on Krista Popowych

International Master Trainer, Fitness Instructor, Educator and Writer

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263 Creating a Passionate and Loyal Community in and Out of the Group Ex Studio

By Michael Hilding / July 8, 2020 / Comments Off on 263 Creating a Passionate and Loyal Community in and Out of the Group Ex Studio

The Fitness Industry is ever-evolving and the future is online. Fitness classes, videos, and services have more presence on social media and digital platforms than ever before and the consumer demand is not letting up. Uncover simple tricks and tips for building a sustainable and successful in-person and virtual group following and improve your social…

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233 How to Lead Unforgettable In-Person and Virtual Group Fitness Classes

By Michael Hilding / July 8, 2020 / Comments Off on 233 How to Lead Unforgettable In-Person and Virtual Group Fitness Classes

Leading in-person and virtual group fitness classes each requires a unique approach. The type of cueing, technology and marketing strategies have to change from one to the other. In this session, learn how to upskill yourself in this era of offering both entry points for your clients and members. After a compare-and-contrast we will then…

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153 Effective Cueing, Communications and Coaching for In-Person and Virtual Group Fitness Classes

By Michael Hilding / July 8, 2020 / Comments Off on 153 Effective Cueing, Communications and Coaching for In-Person and Virtual Group Fitness Classes

The Covid pandemic forced industries to quickly change the way they function. Group fitness instructors used to the energy felt in a packed studio were suddenly talking to a camera lens rather than looking people in the eye. The skills and mindset to teach in-person versus virtual differ enormously but both can be learned. Steve…

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223 Progressive Programming for Active Aging

By Michael Hilding / July 8, 2020 / Comments Off on 223 Progressive Programming for Active Aging

This session brings you the most progressive and innovative methods in group fitness to prevent injuries and improve performance and strength for your active aging clientele. You will leave with the imperative, practical insights that help you when you are designing programs for active agers with limitations and or injuries, and how to navigate classes…

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113 The Future of Group Fitness: Strategies for the Successful Instructor

By Michael Hilding / July 8, 2020 / Comments Off on 113 The Future of Group Fitness: Strategies for the Successful Instructor

The group fitness industry took a huge hit due to the COVID-19 pandemic as gyms closed and government regulations warned against groups of people gathering in enclosed spaces. The situation left many instructors concerned for the future. Veteran instructors and entrepreneurs, Stacey Vandiver and Krista Popowych are here to help. In this inspiring and practical…

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