Tagged: exercise class

Breathing Techniques for a More Effective Workout

Listen to the instructor in a class and they will often tell you to breath. What is the importance of breathing actively and intentionally during exercise? Have you wondered what the big deal is with breathing in a yoga class, or a Pilates class? What kind of breathing do you do with weight lifting? Is it necessary […]

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Exercise Class Confessions: Instructors Edition

Don’t get me wrong, all of us group exercise class instructors love teaching our classes because of the awesome people in those classes. Nevertheless, we’re human, and this is our job. So, every now and then we may have a few choice thoughts about our class and participants. If you think I’m talking to you…I’m […]

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5 Bits of Advice for Your First Yoga Class

Inspired to try your first yoga class but have no idea what to expect? What to wear? When to show up? Etiquette? Here’s a “how-to” guide to get you started.

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Pound Group Exercise Class Review

There’s a lot going on at Elite Sports Club-River Glen these days. Not only is the location soon to be getting a new look, but also, they’re adding some new classes to the mix! One in particular caught my attention and after the half hour session, I’m telling everybody about this awesome class. It’s called Pound, and if […]

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Why YOU are the Key to Group Exercise Class Success

“Vision is not enough, it must be combined with venture.  It is not enough to stare up the steps.  We must step up the stairs.”-Vaclav Havel It’s hard to believe nearly a year has passed since becoming a part of the Elite community. Joining Elite has given me the opportunity to challenge my limits and […]

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