Remember when emotional intelligence first started making headlines? Now more than ever emotional intelligence matters, especially for us as instructors. Being self-aware, socially aware, empathetic and emotionally connected, will help us create meaningful experiences on the fitness floor that will matter way more than burning calories.
Today, Angie shares four characteristics of emotionally intelligent people, and what that looks like for us as instructors.
1. Personal Insight
2. Social Awareness
3. Relationship Savvy
Angie Miller, M.S., is a health and fitness educator, speaker, and licensed counselor. She teaches at Northern Illinois University in the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education and presents at mental health and fitness conferences worldwide. Angie owns her own fitness company, Angie Miller Fitness, and she is a Master Instructor for NASM, AFAA, and Kettlebell Concepts. She writes for fitness journals and digital communities and publishes a weekly blog where she covers fitness and lifestyle topics. You can learn more about Angie on her website, http://www.angiemillerfitness.com