The Keys to Successful Class Retention

The Keys to Successful Class Retention

Have you ever wondered what the key to being a successful and popular group exercise instructor is? The answer is that no single element is the key, it is a combination of talents that we all need to nurture to attain any longevity in a fast moving industry.  So what...
Pool Solutions for Improving Posture

Pool Solutions for Improving Posture

The perils of poor posture go far beyond aesthetics.  Fortunately, the negative effects are reversible and preventable.  Aquatic fitness professionals have a unique opportunity to provide corrective solutions using the water’s resistance.  UK aqua/senior fitness...
Noodle Extension

Noodle Extension

Life’s daily activities ages can age our body into flexion causing a stooped posture and a host of physical ailments.   Exercising with a noodle in a water fitness class is the last place one would expect to exacerbate this.   Steph  has observed differently and has...
New article – Mobility Matrix

New article – Mobility Matrix

Curious? I hope this title has ignited your curiosity as to how this applies to our students in the water. The Mature Moves series continues with Mobility Matrix. • Mobility is the ability to move freely and easily. • Matrix is a system in which something grows or...
Loaded Movement Training By Ruth Sova, MS

Loaded Movement Training By Ruth Sova, MS

An emerging trend known as Loaded Movement Training (LMT) is an effective way to help clients develop total-body strength and muscle definition by training all of the muscles together as one system. LMT is movement-based resistance training that combines full-body,...
Music: How to be a TOP Instructor! By João Santos, MS

Music: How to be a TOP Instructor! By João Santos, MS

Despite what we may have heard, the connection between music and exercise didn’t start with Jane Fonda’s dance aerobics or the Sony Walkman portable cassette player. There is data confirming that BC, rowers on the Roman galleys utilized a drumbeat to drive the rhythm...