Jazzercise, created by Judi Sheppard Missett, is the world's leading dance-fitness program. Since 1969, millions of people of all ages and fitness levels have reaped the benefits of this comprehensive program, designed to enhance cardiovascular e... Read more
When I tell people that I'm a master Pilates trainer, I get a lot of interesting reactions. People who practice and love Pilates are quick to ask their burning questions or express their envy at my "dream" job. But many people who are l... Read more
You all probably know how great aerobic activity is for your heart, body and mind. After all, regular cardio exercise has been shown to reduce body fat, decrease total cholesterol, boost mood, lower resting heart rate, and improve heart and lung func... Read more
I’m not sure when it was that I first heard about hot yoga, but I just assumed that it was one of those passing exercise fads. Only…I kept hearing about it. My friends were raving about it. Then my sister became a convert and told me tha... Read more
The tiniest changes can add up.
Save 100 calories just by using fat-free ranch dressing instead of regular ranch or by drinking water instead of a can of soda.
The world is full of smart substitutions like these. You just have to keep your... Read more
Never thought that I would be on the cutting edge of another impossible trend in group exercise classes.
I used to go to commercialized yoga classes fairly frequently for a few years. Though not at the very height of THEIR trend here in New Yor... Read more
I have never done yoga before, though I have always been drawn to it. I never wanted to start with videos because I always felt that it would be best for me to have an instructor, especially in the beginning, to help me know how to do the poses prope... Read more
I want to try taking a spin class at my local rec. center. I am a little nervous about it as I am REALLY out of shape and have no idea what to expect. Can anyone offer any words of advice?... Read more
I have tried different combinations of these words but I can't find any thing in exercise tracker that will work. The class is a 45 min water aquatics-Arthritis class. There is about 10 min of high cardio but rest of movements are low impact exercise... Read more
Recently I started teaching boxercise class, usually I have two groups of people: one group is doing punches (jabs, hooks, upper cuts) and another group is doing exercises (burpees, push ups, sit ups, squat jumps etc.) and then they're... Read more
I am a Jazzercise instructor now, so I have to be at class (or there is no class!) But when I was a student at Jazzercise, and I had those moments when I did not want to go, I would always repeat this mantra: "I will fell better after class than I... Read more
A couple months ago, I shared some fun and entertaining 80s aerobics videos. Many of you could relate to these workouts and remember doing similar moves yourselves. Today I'm back with another fitness flashback that is sure to conjure up some more me... Read more
Fitness expert Chalene Johnson is best known for creating the Turbo Jam workouts and the best-selling DVDs of the same name. Her workouts are intense and upbeat--just like she is. Chalene reached out the dailySpark and offered to write a guest blog p... Read more
Yes, I have done 200 hour long cardio and strength training classes with Jazzercise in 2011. Honestly, I have surpassed my own goals, and I couldn't be more excited. The best part is that the women at Jazzercise now expect met to be there and miss me... Read more
I love Jazzercise!
I've participated in aerobics and gym memberships before and always seemed to dread it for a variety of reasons. This fall, one of my fellow teachers, who is also a Jazzercise instructor, offered to do lessons twice a wee... Read more
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