20 Tips to Keep Members in 2020

New Year, New Members  It's that time of year when everyone sets goals to change their lives for the better. Among the goals set, we find fitness. This means the gym parking lots get full, the locker ...

How to Find Your Niche as a Fitness Instructor

With the fitness industry getting more competitive all the time, you might have heard that finding a niche for yourself in group exercise puts you at an advantage. For example, it sets you apart from ...

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Motivational Interviewing- Help Members Master their Goals in the New Year!

It’s that time of year~ members are motivated to make change and we are eager to tell them what to do to accomplish their goals. But what if telling our members what to do isn’t the best way to ...

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Three Things Strong Instructors Never Do!

Strength can be defined in a lot of different ways, but when it comes to teaching fitness classes strength in character matters as much as physical strength. How we treat others and where we focus ...

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#1 Best Test to See if You're a Good Instructor!

How do you know if you’re a good instructor? Is it based on member feedback, if you have a great following, or how your director evaluates you? Even if you are an amazing instructor- and I’m sure you ...

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Three Tips to Master the Art of Cueing

Have you ever taken a group fitness class from an instructor who has great choreography and a good personality, but they can’t cue? What might have been an amazing class can turn into a frustrating ...

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How to Hire the Perfect Group Fitness Instructor

Whether you have multiple applicants for a single job opening or you are selecting individuals from within your fitness classes and encouraging them to get certified, you want to choose the perfect ...

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Why Do Some People Hate Group Fitness Classes?

I know it’s hard to imagine, but some people don’t like group fitness classes. As much as we love the energy and connection of groups moving together for a common purpose, it can seem pretty scary to ...

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