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MEALS & MUSINGS
MEALS & MUSINGS:
Lawrence's cookbook with international recipes over four decades in the making offers both traditional and healthy versions of breakfasts, lunches, dinners & desserts with an emphasis on one-pot meals for those with time management issues. In addition, Lawrence offers some philosophical musings on the cultures that inspired these recipes, from Bali to the Baltic. Proceeds from this book go to the kitchen for the St. Joseph Villa.

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CREAM RISES: EXCELLENCE IN PRIVATE AND GROUP FITNESS EDUCATION
CREAM RISES: EXCELLENCE IN PRIVATE AND GROUP FITNESS EDUCATION: This MUST-HAVE book for personal trainers and group fitness leaders details all of the fitness lessons Lawrence has ever learned in fitness, including tips from the best leaders in the industry. Make the transition from good to great, elevating your abilities as you learn what makes the cream rise to the top in a competitive economy, studying the true essence of education. The book features many interactive “TRY THIS” lessons to fuse theory with practical application.
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RUNNING THE SHOW: ONSTAGE AND BACKSTAGE: EXCELLENCE IN CUSTOMER SERVICE TRAINING
"RUNNING THE SHOW: ONSTAGE AND BACKSTAGE" EXCELLENCE IN CUSTOMER SERVICE TRAINING: Lawrence shares what the leaders in customer service do around the globe that is readily applicable to any role in the service industry. Drawing on the metaphor that a well-run organization is a well-run show, Lawrence gives excellent standards, checklists, and updated customer service terminology. If you or your clients still say "you're welcome" after someone says "thank you," then you definitely need this book!
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The ABC's of Fitness: An Alphabet Guide to Wellness
The ABC's of Fitness: An Alphabet Guide to Wellness: A wonderfully easy-to read book that answers every person's general fitness and wellness questions via every letter of the English alphabet, from A to Z. "B" stands for "breathing," "D" for "diets," "F" for "flexibility," and "W" for "water." Simplify wellness into 26 simple concepts for every-body to understand and use!
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GROUP EXERCISE LEADERSHIP SPECIALTY CERTIFICATION
GROUP EXERCISE LEADERSHIP SPECIALTY CERTIFICATION: Lawrence authored the new Group Exercise Leadership Specialty Certification for the American Council on Exercise.

The entire course is online, including an online, open-book exam.
Group Exercise Leadership Specialty Certification for the American Council on Exercise
ACE's ESSENTIALS OF GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTION: DEMOS AND DRILLS
ACE's ESSENTIALS OF GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTION PRACTICAL ONLINE/DVD COURSE: DEMOS AND DRILLS: This DVD-based continuing education course (approved for 0.4 ACE CECs after you take the accompanying online quiz) improves your communication skills using verbal, visual and kinesthetic cueing. In addition, through this course you will learn to work with music – creating choreographed strength and cardio routines using different approaches, as well as creating fun, yet progressive, choreography through the use of practical skills. Whether you're new to group fitness instruction/personal training or are a seasoned veteran, this course helps you learn how to teach movement of all kinds, to energize your clients & classes and discover your own "fitness personality" as you explore the critical elements of group fitness success that will set you as an instructor apart from the rest! After viewing the DVD, complete the online quiz which is located in your ACE account under "My Online Courses." Upon successful completion of the quiz, your CEC's will automatically be added to your ACE account towards your certification renewal. If you do not possess ACE certification, this course is still available to you with all of the same, original content.
Group Exercise and Fitness DVD: American Council on Exercise Essentials of Group Fitness Instruction
ACE GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTOR MANUAL, 3rd Edition Set
ACE GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTOR MANUAL 3rd Edition Set:
This brand new industry-standard textbook authored by Lawrence and other leading names in the industry is a MUST-HAVE for any group fitness instructor's library towards cueing & communication as well as everything related to group exercise instruction. Even for those not preparing for the ACE Group Fitness Instructor Exam, this book standardizes the safe & effective guidelines for group exercise. INCLUDED WITH THE TEXTBOOK IS A FOUR HOUR PLUS DVD WHERE LAWRENCE GUIDES YOU THROUGH "DEMOS & DRILLS" OF SUCCESSFUL GROUP FITNESS EDUCATION PRACTICAL SKILLS.
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Morning Cardio Workouts
Morning Cardio Workouts: A cardio workout to fit every morning schedule! You know that exercising in the morning is the best way to exercise regularly, manage weight, and energize your day. Morning Cardio Workouts gives you dozens of morning exercise workout routine possibilities.
THE ONE-PERCENT FACTOR
LAWRENCE'S BOOK - THE ONE-PERCENT FACTOR: While Lawrence's book on the philosophy of travel fits under the genre of travel narrative, it also details his relationship with fitness from an overfat youth in gradeschool through the years.
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Qi Gong and T'ai Qi Fundamentals: A Fitness Approach
Qi Gong and T'ai Qi Fundamentals: A Fitness Approach: Lawrence's first book details a first-timer's look at healing, random exercises of qi gong and the specific, choreographed Yang Short form of T'ai Chi. Appropriate for both the fitness professional and consumer, this book explains a T'ai Chi history, purpose, and many common movements with illustrations of the author. This is available from the SCW company as a singular book or as an entire homestudy. Consult directly www.scwfitness.com for purchase of either the book or complete homestudy course.
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Yoga FUNdamentals 1: A Fitness Approach
Yoga FUNdamentals 1: A Fitness Approach: Lawrence's first book details a first-timer's look at yoga. Appropriate for both the fitness professional and consumer, this book explains a yoga history, purpose, and many common floor yoga postures (asana). This is available from the SCW company as a singular book $20 or as an entire homestudy. Consult directly www.scwfitness.com for purchase of either the book or complete homestudy course.
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Yoga FUNdamentals 2: A Fitness Approach
Yoga FUNdamentals 2: A Fitness Approach: Lawrence's second book details advanced pranayama, the 8 limbs of yoga, Sanskrit names, partner yoga, teaching techniques, and undulating (up and down postures) practice. This also looks at many unknown yogic animals such as fish, crocodile, and rabbit. This product is available from the SCW company as a singular book $20 or as an entire homestudy. Consult directly www.scwfitness.com for purchase of either the book or complete homestudy course.
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