Beginner: Just starting out, very overweight or haven't exercised in over six months.
Intermediate: Active in sports, dance or any regular exercise (2 to 3 times per week).
Advanced: Very active in sports or consistently work out four or more times per week.
Lower Impact: Both feet never leave the ground at the same time. This minimizes stress on your knees.
Higher Impact: Includes movements like jumps, hops and skips. Very high-impact is called plyometrics.
Mixed Impact: This alternates or combines the above styles.
Basic: The easiest to follow. It ranges from simple walking-style marches to sports and athletic movements.
Complex: More intricate combinations and patterns. They're ideal for people who like to dance.
Moderate: More interesting than Basic, less dancy than Complex.
Upper body: Arms, chest and back.
Lower Body: Legs, thighs, hips and buttocks.
Abs: Abdominals (stomach), core and sometimes lower back.
Total body: Tones all three of the above muscle groups.
Mindy Mylrea (Instructor Profile)
Certified instructor description:
Sliding disc exercises are all the rage at premiere fitness clubs and now there is a Gliding sliding program specific for the younger set. Kids love Gliding because it's incredibly fun! The DVD from Gliding instructor Mindy Mylrea offers a complete follow-along total body Gliding routine along with a section filled with teacher led sliding games, skills and drills. This is a great classroom activity or Physical Education program.