Group Fitness: Substitute Teaching Do’s and Don’ts

Group Fitness: Substitute Teaching Do’s and Don’ts

Have you ever said yes to subbing, then have second thoughts? Subbing can be scary, but it's a great opportunity to strengthen your leadership skills and build your reputation. The challenge of teaching a variety of different classes helps you cultivate your cueing and choreography, and adjust your style of delivery to match the group you're leading. These are significant skills that make you a more seasoned, versatile instructor. Whether you’re looking to gain exposure or get hired on at the club of your dreams, it’s in your best interests to say yes to subbing. Check out Angie's video this week for some do's and don'ts to help you get the most out of the experience.

 

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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

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