Category Archives: Teaching

Fit Friday #10: Getting Started as a Fitness Instructor

Welcome to a new series on the blog: Fit Friday! We’ll explore topics in fitness and wellness together. Have something you want me to answer or cover? hmu at fitwithaundra@gmail.com. Here’s a collection of all the Fit Friday posts. This year … Continue reading

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Fitness Friday #59: Poses to Get to Headstand

I was helping a couple of people find balance in tripod this week, and one of them mentioned to me that it would be SO helpful to have a tutorial of HOW to get into a headstand from a beginner’s perspective. … Continue reading

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Coffee Talk Tuesday #10

Happy Coffee Talk Tuesday! Welcome to the weekly chat where I spill my guts and try not to spill my coffee. That would be very sad. If we were having coffee together today, I’d tell you that I had the … Continue reading

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Fitness Friday #56: Join the 100 Burpee Challenge

I love hosting online challenges! Just about every month, I’ll host a 10-30 day fitness challenge via facebook. Are we friends there yet? For July, I’m hosting a 100 Burpee Challenge. What does that mean? For ten days (beginning July … Continue reading

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Fitness Friday #53: Favorite Fitness Equipment

I’ve made a conscious decision to teach group fitness classes that require very little to no equipment. I love the foundations of bodyweight exercise (but equally love my weightlifting routine) for group fitness classes. To me, they seem more accessible … Continue reading

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Celebrating 7 Years of Teaching Fitness

Today marks 7 years of teaching group fitness classes. SEVEN YEARS! I can’t believe I’ve been leading fitness classes for that long. It seems like just yesterday that I registered for my Zumba Fitness training. On May 2, 2009, I … Continue reading

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Fitness Friday #50: April Plank Challenge

We’re right in the middle of this fun plank challenge! 10 days. 5 plank styles. How does it work? On the first day, we perform 5 each of the 5 planks listed. On the next day, we perform 6 reps each … Continue reading

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Fitness Friday #49: March MADNESS

I’m SO excited to make this announcement today. Each week, I teach 9-11 fitness classes, various levels to various groups. I love being able to offer my skills to my students, encouraging them to reach new heights, to give it their … Continue reading

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My Practice this Week

Oftentimes, when I tell people how many classes I teach a week (10, but who is counting), they’ll say wow, that’s great to get to workout all the time! Well…not so much. When I instruct a class, it’s not my workout. I … Continue reading

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Motivation Monday: Natalie’s Story

A new series on the blog, Motivation Monday will share YOUR stories. Have you made a change in your life? Want to share your progress? Send me a message at fitwithaundra@gmail.com and let’s tell your story! Natalie’s Story As cliché … Continue reading

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