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Fit Friday #15: Confessions of 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. I’ve wanted … Continue reading

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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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Fit Friday #1: Fears in Group Fitness

I’ve been teaching group fitness classes for nearly 8 years. In all of my time as an instructor, I’ve heard every. single. excuse. for people not getting to classes and enjoying the fabulous environment of a group exercise class. I … 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 #46: 5 Things I’ve Learned Teaching Group Fitness

I love being a group fitness instructor. I’ve been teaching since May 2009 when I received my first fitness license for Zumba. Like any other job, it has highs and lows, but at the end of the day, this is … Continue reading

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Fitness Friday #39: 5 Tips for Joining a Fitness Class

As a fitness instructor, I can forget what it’s like to join a new fitness class. It can be a hard decision to put yourself out there! During my recent travels to Colorado for work, I had the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Fitness Friday #23: 108 Sun Salutations

This weekend, in celebration of the summer solstice, a few PiYo buddies and I will practice 108 sun salutations. Say what? On the morning of the summer solstice (which falls on Father’s Day this year, too), we’ll gather early and perform … Continue reading

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Fitness Friday #22: Turbo Kick

I’ve been licensed to teach Turbo Kick since 2012. I found Turbo Kick when I started taking classes at a local gym. It was unlike any cardio class I’d taken, mostly because of the unique 90-second TURBO round right in the … Continue reading

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Fitness Friday # 17: Zumba in the Park

For the first time, I hosted an outdoor Zumba event in my town. I’ve been teaching Zumba for 6 years now (official Zumbaversary was May 2), and I’ve always toyed with the idea of an outdoor party/class. I love organizing … Continue reading

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