SMART STRENGTH

While there is a lot of variety in every class, this is the general flow:

Foam rolling / massage stick
Breathing
Stretch / mobility
Corrective exercises (to fine-tune good movement patterns)
Active warm up

we then move into the strength / fitness portion of the class which is based on:

Tri-Sets:
there are three stations - each with a different activity (push, pull, hinge, squat, stabilize). Each student spends three minutes at each station and then rotates. This allows for a variety of movements, and keeps the class fun.

Each exercise in the tri-set is scalable. For instance, if a student is having a hard time with a movement, an easier form of the same pattern will be given. If the movement is too easy, some resistance / weight / extra challenge will be added. The idea is that each student is working at a level that is challenging to them, but that they can perform without compensation or pain.

Generally, we have time for two different tri-sets, so each class features six separate movements.

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Agility
We usually end each class with some brief agility work. It’s both fun and challenging, and generally results in some good laughs.

High-Fives:
Every class ends with high-fives for a job well done.


“This exacting emphasis on form was something I had never experienced before in any group fitness class, and I learned that many of the things I believed I would never be capable of doing were attributable to incorrect form: when my form was corrected, the task became easy.”
— SP


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“I enjoyed the class last night. My body actually feels better already. I’ve had this bad neck ache for several weeks. When I got up this morning it was so much better - it was almost non-existent!”
— SM