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Tips Your Group Fitness Instructor Wants You To Know

I moved to a new town four years ago and other than a couple of people, the gym is where I have met all my friends. The people I hangout with the most are people I met in a group fitness class. Talking to them and other participants I have learned a few things. While…

The Truth About Group Fitness Classes

There was a time when group fitness intimidated the hell out of me. The giant mirror alone terrified me. “If I can see myself in this giant mirror, that means all these other people can see me too.” The gym in general terrified me. I thought more than once that “I needed to get into…

Yoga Things

Tried And True 2,100 Asanas By Daniel Lacerda is a great book whether you like to challenge yourself at home or whether you teach yoga and need a good reference guide. I use this book weekly to challenge both myself and my students. Cleaning your mat is a must. So I recommend a mat spray.…

Tried And True Workout Gear

Hi-Times Pant By Lululemon I found these at the Lululemon Outlet with cutouts in the calves and a fold down waist. They provide some compression. You can’t see through them and they keep me feeling secure in Tabata even when doing burpees. Wunder Under Hi-Rise Pant by Lululemon Another Lululemon Outlet find. These are soft…

Barre Class

I love being a Barre instructor. If you are unfamiliar with Barre, here is how I describe it: Barre is a low-impact workout that combines of the principles of ballet, yoga and pilates. I use ballet and yoga terminology and focus on engaging core muscles throughout a total body workout. We use a ballet barre or similar…

What’s In My Gym Bag

NIKE Socks / NIKE Studio Wraps / G I L I Handbag / Burt’s Bees Lipbalm / Tom’s Deodorant / Forever 21 Cosmetic Bag / Water Bottle Infuser / Nike Vomero 9 / Kind Caramel Almond Sea Salt / Kate Spade Clutch / Victoria’s Secret Pink Fresh & Clean Body Mist   Featured Photo Credit: Copyright © Anytime Fitness Save…