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Join us for an insightful session that focuses on the well-being and support of frontline staff in the fitness industry. Through the latest findings from the Workforce State of Mind Survey and a collection of top tips and strategies, we'll explore how to nurture, retain, and care for your instructors, fostering a positive and thriving work environment.In this session, we'll dive into the findings of the Workforce State of Mind Survey, a comprehensive study that sheds light on the current state of wellness among fitness instructors.
Through data-driven insights and analysis, we'll gain a deeper understanding of the challenges and needs faced by frontline staff. These valuable findings will serve as a foundation for developing effective strategies to enhance instructor well-being, loyalty, and retention.Drawing from industry expertise and successful case studies, we'll unveil a range of top tips and strategies designed to support and prioritize the wellness of fitness instructors. From creating a supportive culture and fostering work-life balance to implementing mentorship programs and offering professional development opportunities, we'll explore actionable steps that can make a significant difference in the lives of your instructors.Whether you're a fitness manager, owner, or industry professional, this session offers valuable insights and practical strategies to enhance the well-being of your instructors and ultimately create a positive ripple effect throughout your organisation. Investing in the care and retention of your frontline staff not only improves job satisfaction but also contributes to a more vibrant, motivated, and successful fitness community.
Sue has over 30 years’ experience in the fitness industry as a group ex Instructor, PT and International Fitness presenter, developing programming and education in the UK and America for brands including TRX, TriggerPoint, and Total Gym. Throughout the pandemic Sue represented the group exercise sector, working with the government to support instructors and ensure they were able to get back teaching face to face. As part of this work Sue authored the Group Ex Support Pack and Return to Play guidelines. Sue work for instructors continues – she is currently in talks with PRS for Music to seek simpler, more cost-effective music solutions for the sector.
Workplace Mental Wealth
A communication and engagement specialist for over 25 years and a mental health first aid instructor, Lindsey works with organisations to create healthy cultures. Lindsey was the then FIA's first membership liaison manager and she's worked for some of the biggest names in the industry. Her commitment to ‘good work’ and driving systemic change is coupled with a lifelong love for all things active and an extensive collection of trail shoes. Lindsey is studying for her Masters in Workplace Health & Wellbeing. She is the co-founder of Workplace Mental Wealth and The Good Work Pledge, and the lead researcher on the Workforce State of Mind Survey.