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Why do you really teach group fitness?
Why do you really teach group fitness?

Have you ever really asked yourself why you teach group fitness? Why did you decide that this would be the career (or part-time pursuit) that you would follow over so many other options? This article published on the Network magazine. Often people will express...

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Can simple be effective
Can simple be effective

We've all heard the saying "keep it simple, stupid." But as humans, we seem to be hardwired to look for complexity. We are suspicious of things that are too simple – how can it possibly be effective? The fitness trainers have a tendency to over complicate things. This...

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Confessions Of A Lazy Instructor
Confessions Of A Lazy Instructor

Tips on how to stay motivated with exercise. Have you ever started doing something and had the best intentions only to lose motivation and give up halfway through? Maybe you started a new exercise program and quit after a few weeks (or days). All along, you know that...

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How To Make A Career From Teaching Group Fitness?
How To Make A Career From Teaching Group Fitness?

Wow! It’s really possible to make a career from teaching group fitness classes. Absolutely, it is. You can earn money and help people become fitter and healthier too. There are many opportunities to teach group fitness classes. If you have a personal passion for it,...

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Do You learn from others?
Do You learn from others?

Teaching is a profession that is full of surprises. As instructors, we know that the best way to prepare for the unexpected is to go in with as much knowledge as possible. It's one of the reasons why you're probably reading this now. Ways to improve your teaching...

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3 Tricks To Boost Your Fitness Teaching Confidence
3 Tricks To Boost Your Fitness Teaching Confidence

Teaching a group fitness class can be an incredibly empowering and gratifying experience. It can also be challenging, daunting and downright terrifying. There’s always a little voice in the back of your mind telling you that you don’t know enough to teach a class, or...

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What is mswing?
What is mswing?

mSwing is not an aerobics class. It's about learning to move your body in a way that will integrate into your life for the rest of your days. It's fun and it can be done by anyone and everyone. Why? Because since the beginning of time people have been swinging things...

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The more you know the better
The more you know the better

When a comment on one of my recent social media posts mentioned the name of a fitness industry colleague that I hadn’t thought about for a long time, it brought the power of the word ‘learn’ vividly to mind. The name was Meredith King, and as my aqua coordinator at...

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