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Confessions of a Freestyle Fitness Instructor part 11 – “Summer Reading, Boot Camps, & Melting Faces!”

Here in Florida we are in the gooey thick of Summer. What does that mean? Humidity to melt your face, thunderstorms to blow your face off, and sunshine to give it a nice glossy tan. What is a great way to pass the time while all this happens to your face? Reading! Here is part […]

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Throwback Thursday! (6-21-12) “Hey, that’s MY Spot!! Don’t Make me Burpee on Your Body!”

It’s Throwback Thursday: that day of the week we visit (or re-visit) exciting events from the past…perhaps from 18 seconds ago to as far back as the early 80’s. The sky is the limit! Today, I am featuring my first ever Confessions of a Freestyle Fitness Instructor blog about my clients feverishly choosing a spot in my […]

Confessions of a Freestyle Fitness Instructor part 5 – “May I Drive You to Your Treadmill?”

Every time I go to my gym (which is inside a major hospital) to workout and listen to Van Halen, I am stalked by the golf cart that cruises the parking lots searching for people to carry to the entrance. I love to park far away so I can walk. I’m the weirdo, I know […]

Confessions of a Freestyle Fitness Instructor part 4 – “Frankly, Mr. Fitness, I Don’t Give a Damn!”

I never underestimate the immense power of film – even when teaching fitness classes. If you think hard enough you can create an appropriate movie quote for whatever chicanery arrises in specific moments in Pilates, Yoga, Spinning and Pylata. Here are a few events which stand out and what quotes are the most acceptable.  Keep […]

Confessions of a Freestyle Fitness Instructor part 3 – “The Curious Birth of Pilates for Men?”

That’s right, my Pilates for Men DVD/Download workout was first created on accident. Let me set the stage – I was planning to do a standard 5-Minute Abs Workout somewhere in my town of Celebration, Florida. You see, when I write out a workout I really don’t know where it will be filmed. I got […]

Confessions of a Freestyle Fitness Instructor part 2 – “Why are you walking in a circle?”

My friends it’s time for another Confessions of a Freestyle Fitness instructor! “Why are you walking in a circle?” I pride myself as paying extreme attention to detail. Whether in my classes, videos, podcasts, or media appearances – I like to be very precise and work with purpose. If you attend my classes you will […]

Confessions of a Freestyle Fitness Instructor part 1 – “Hey, that’s MY spot!”

Welcome to a brand new dramatic mini-series that will be featured periodically in this blog – Confessions of a Freestyle Fitness Instructor or C.O.F.F.I. The title says it all. After teaching over 4000 group fitness classes (Pilates, yoga, spinning, yoga/Pilates, boot camps etc) I look froward to sharing the cool, the weird, the inebriated, and […]