Lawrence Biscontini, MA
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Lawrence Biscontini, MA

Lawrence Biscontini, MA, has made fitness history as a Mindful Movement Specialist as the first recipient of multiple awards from ACE, IDEA & Inner IDEA, Can Fit Pro, and ECA since 2002, currently serving on the Advisory Board for the International Council on Active Aging (ICAA) and as Senior VIP Consultant for Power Music®. He creates group fitness and personal training programming on an international level for clubs and spas, including Equinox, 24 Hour Fitness, Gold’s Gym International, Bally, and Golden Door Spas, where his creations received the Conde Nast Traveler Awards’ tenth place in the world for innovative spa programming. Lawrence has been Spa Consultant and Trainer for leading international spas in Europe, Asia, and the USA. As Nutritional Counselor, Lawrence has created complete nutritional menus for spas from Manhattan to Mykonos. Lawrence as Movement Specialist enjoys celebrity clients like cast members of ABC TV’s soap opera “General Hospital,” and appears on news (CNN Headline News) and television (“LIVE! With Regis and Kelly”). He is a Registered Yoga Alliance Teacher, an AFAA Certification Specialist and Contributing Author to industry magazines like AFAA’s American Fitness, IDEA’s Fitness Journal, and Spa Asia. His affiliations include FG2000, ACE, AFAA, BOSU, Bender Ball, Gliding, and Savvier. His books include the most recent Musings & Meals and Cream Rises: Excellence in Private & Group Education. Proceeds from his website sales and fitCamps go to his charities of choice, and to inspire career wellness development, he has instituted several Biscontini Scholarships for the fitness and spa community and “Yo-Global,” a program to take yoga to the underprivileged. Find Lawrence at www.findlawrence.com.

FitnessWellness

Our fitness careers demand an almost nonstop service-oriented approach to work. ­Unfortunately, constantly empowering other people’s wellness can leave us feeling empty, which is why I often tell people I mentor, “We can’t serve tea from an empty teapot.” We have to learn to care for ourselves without harming our

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FitnessFitness ProfessionalsInterviews and InspirationQ & A

Recently, Lawrence Biscontini posted an open-call for group movement instructors, personal trainers and life coaches to share their questions on social media. Following are some of the posts and his replies along with expertise shared from others in the fitness industry. Surprisingly, the majority of questions from all three groups

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