Aerobic Hecklers

We've all been faced with the varying species of the "Aerobic Heckler" - that participant that defies your lead and does their own thing.  If you've taught any length of time, or subbed for another instructor, you've likely had to bite your tounge at least once to keep from channelling Eric Cartman … Read More

Situation Step Safety – Step Height

photo credit: billsoPHOTO ~ Keerasel asked a question about safety in step class when a participant came in wearing Five Fingers athletic shoes. I  responded to the shoe situation on the original post but, in that there were several facets to the situation, I decided to address them here in a new … Read More

Situation Step Safety – Five Fingers and Crocs?

photo credit: billsoPHOTO  Question posted by User Keerasel:  I found this site because I need information ~ I’ve been teaching exercise classes for over 30 years; and step for the last 15.  A woman came to my class yesterday wearing the running “shoes” that look like gloves for your feet- each toe … Read More

The Step Speed Issue – Again

For the last decade - at the very least - we've been contacted by frustrated instructors and program directors for information on the issue of step speed.  Truth is, while Gin Miller is well-known as the creator of step, she doesn't exactly considered herself as the arbiter of what's 'right' or that … Read More

Pitch Control – There’s an App for That!

Finally, life as an instuctor just got easier!  YES! Music, Petra Kolber and LoLo just released an app for the iphone and ipod touch that gives you total PITCH CONTROL for your music! Historically, the ability to control your music with pitch control has always lagged behind the progress … Read More

Step Reaction

Gin shot this short 35 minute step workout as a learning tool for her classes at Kaiser Permenente.  With many first time steppers, she selected music with a slow tempo of 110 beats per minute.  To provide a gradual progression, the workout was increased in speed by 5% in the 3 additional versions … Read More

WaPo – Step At 20

Great article this week about the Anniversary of Step.  Just to clarify - Gin's not completely retired from fitness.  She just doesn't do conventions like she used to but she does do workshops on request.  Now her focus is on product consultation, programming and video production.  Plus she runs the … Read More

Simply Interval

Get Fit Fast, Burn Fat Faster! Cardio Interval Training is an effective means of increasing overall fitness that also results in faster fat burning in a reduced amount of time. Simply Interval is a “short & sweet” 43 minute workout designed by Gin Miller, the creator of step training, featuring … Read More

Simply Interval – More Info

Gin live cues this workout and has Mandi "the modifier" to show easier /different variations or options. Music - a brand new video track compilation by cardiomixes.com called "Techno Step". DVD Chaptering Play All Pre-Class Guidelines Warm-Up Workout Cool Down Cycles 1 - 8 chaptered with cycle … Read More

Aerostep & Best of Step Reebok TV

When some of the Reebok Classics were converted to DVD, Aerostep and Best of Step Reebok TV did not make the conversion due to minimal demand for these titles.  Occasional inquiries are made about them, but the only option for replacing them is to search for used vhs copies from resellers on Amazon … Read More