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Meet the Duo Behind the Dance Mashups: Melissa and Cortney!

Ever wondered who’s responsible for the choreography mashups that make their way onto SHiNE’s social media each month? Meet Melissa and Cortney! […]

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How to Get Hired as a Group Fitness Instructor

You did it! You found the perfect group fitness format, signed up for instructor training, worked your tail off, and passed! We couldn’t be more thrilled for you. But wait, what’s next? […]

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Embracing Change: Making New Choices in the New Year for a Fresh Start

We know what you’re thinking, “New Year, New Me,” right? No way. As our warrior, Mel, once taught us, that implies you don’t like the current version of yourself, and we don’t care for that attitude one bit. Mel preferred, “New Year, New Choices,” and we like that a lot better. […]

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Dance Cardio and Strength Training for Optimal Fitness

Combining dance fitness with strength training fosters better balance, flexibility, and overall functional fitness among several other benefits. […]

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Embracing Calm Amidst Chaos

Get tips to restore balance, embrace mindfulness, and practice gratitude in your day-to-day life. […]

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From Humble Beginnings to Million-Dollar Dreams

We’re shining a spotlight on Adreana Alvarez, the dynamic force behind Love Her Shop. Dive into her journey and discover how she created the perfect leggings and a purpose-driven brand that empowers women. […]

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The Vital Importance of Play for Adults

In a world that often glorifies productivity, the concept of play tends to take a backseat once we reach adulthood. However, embracing playfulness and incorporating it into our daily lives can have profound benefits on our well-being, creativity, and overall quality of life. […]

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Dance for Your Mental Health

Every month is Mental Health Awareness Month at SHiNE! Let’s talk about how dance can support your mental and emotional wellness year-round. […]

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Dance is Not Gendered

If you think dance fitness is for a certain “kind” of person, think again! Mexico City SHiNE Instructor Emmanuel Diaz shares three tips for inclusivity on and off the dance floor. […]

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Delicious Green Smoothie

National Nutrition Month has come and gone, but we’re always looking for ways to make healthy habits enjoyable. Enter, Kendall’s simple green smoothie! […]

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Body-Positive Leadership

Michigan SHiNE Instructor, Marie Bonenfant, shares her personal journey with disordered eating and tips for creating a more body-positive atmosphere. […]

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79 and Ready to Shine

SHiNE Online member, Nan, shares her advice for adopting good habits as you age to live a long and healthy life. […]

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Redefine Your Life

Dottie Peters shares her SHiNE story and explains how immersing herself in the SHiNE community built her confidence and helped improve her skills as an Instructor. […]

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Find Your Tribe

SHiNING Star, Minako, perfected her skills as an Instructor during the pandemic leaned on a fellow SHiNE Instructor for support when starting her classes! […]

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Play Out Your Passion

SHiNING Star, Jenn, plays out her passion for people by giving them a safe space to be themselves. […]

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Why Group Fitness?

Any way you can safely and effectively move your body on a regular basis is good for you, but group fitness is by far our favorite option. Here’s why… […]

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I Told You So

If you want to become a group fitness instructor, we’re here to tell you that YOU CAN DO IT! Teaching group fitness is so rewarding in so many ways. Not only do you get paid to workout, but you have the opportunity to truly change lives. […]

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Choose Your Hard

Life is hard no matter which way you slice it, but if you’ve got to choose a new hard, let’s make it easy. […]

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Coffee and Cupcakes

Why do we crave the things that offer no nutritional value? Probably because it feels a little naughty, they’re yummy, and temporarily mood-boosting. […]

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Benefits of Dance

Whether you’re a life-long dance fitness enthusiast or just entering the world of “regular” exercise, one thing we can all agree on is there are so many choices when it comes to working out. So, why dance? […]

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Workout at Home Tips

Ah, the magic of group exercise! The feeling of community, the motivation of an incredible instructor, the energy of a room full of people working towards a common goal of wellness – the benefits are astounding! Is it always practical, though? […]

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Affirmations are Everything

What’s the conversation like in your head? Is it full of positivity and encouragement, or is all that clouded by feelings of self-doubt and insecurity? We all have moments when we feel inadequate, nervous, or unsure – and that’s okay. The real trouble starts when these thoughts and feelings take up too much of your headspace for too long. […]

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How to Motivate Grown-Ups

How old were you when you realized most adults don’t have their lives together any more than you do? As kids, we just assume that stuff eventually falls into place when we get older. […]

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Would I Make a Good Instructor?

If you want to become a group fitness instructor, we’re here to tell you that YOU CAN DO IT! Teaching group fitness is so rewarding in so many ways. Not only do you get paid to workout, but you have the opportunity to truly change lives. […]

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