Why sign up for a teacher training?

by barbara in Fitness

When I signed up for the HIIT & Flow Teacher Training last spring, I honestly had no idea what I was
signing up for. I had only taken a HIIT & Flow class once, and that was at a local athletic clothing store. I
found the class to be extremely challenging and not really what I’m into. Cardio is not my favorite form
of exercise and I like yoga due to its “low intensity.” So why did I sign up for the HITT & Flow Teacher
Training? Well, for quite a while I have been thinking of taking the 200-hour yoga teacher training, and I
thought this would be a good sample to determine a) if I can handle intense training and b) if I like
teaching fitness classes.

It’s been about six months since I took the training and in that time, I have been taking at least two HIIT
& Flow classes a week. You know what? I have grown to LOVE it! Yes, it’s still extremely challenging, as
it’s meant to be, but I love the sense of accomplishment when I’m done. It makes me feel SO strong! After a particularly challenging class with Jamie King, I was sure that the next day I was going to be
barely moving. But I actually felt minimal soreness, which made me realize that I’m stronger than I think.

In addition to making me feel strong, I love the post-class energy boost. I know, I know, you think I’m
crazy. Most people do until they experience it for themselves. A fellow trainee and I were talking about
that energy boost the other day and a new student was completely skeptical. But at the next class, we
asked if she experienced it and she agreed that, to her surprise, she did. It doesn’t make sense that such
an expenditure of energy would result in an energy boost, but it does.

By taking the Teacher Training, I learned that I can handle intense training (and exercise) because I’m
stronger than I think. I also learned that I do like teaching, and I’m looking forward to the next steps in
the process so that I can become an official member of the Flex & Flow teaching tribe. Oh, and the
training was not only intense, but it was also a ton of fun.

So what are you waiting for? Sign up for HIIT & Flow Teacher Training. You won’t regret it!