Heart Rate Recovery via Mind-Body Technique

by Ilene Bergelson |  Date Released : 01 Sep 2011

Ilene shares her technique for improving heart rate recovery and building the mind-body connection in the process. Using the context of slowing heart rate during a post-interval recovery period, she explains this simple technique for teaching clients to become aware of their heart rate and approach it as an internal rhythm, then use their power of concentration to slow that internal rhythm to bring about a slower heart and breath rate. This video will teach you how to: teach clients how to tune into their own heart rate. cue clients to manipulate the rhythm of that rate. apply this technique in coaching clients to handle their stress level beyond the gym.

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Ilene Bergelson

About the author: Ilene Bergelson

Ilene Bergelson, BFA, ACSM-HFI, ACE-CPT, CHEK Level 2 Practitioner, CHEK-HLC 1, has 20 years of cumulative teaching experience giving master classes on various forms of movement as well as educational intensives throughout the United States. Her fitness education company, Lifemoves, is based in New York City.

Ilene is a regular continuing education provider for Equinox Fitness Clubs and a member of several faculties including Clay Fitness Training Institute, Sky-Fitness & Wellbeing and Esquerre Fitness Group. Her unique perspective on prenatal and postpartum fitness has prompted invitations to speak throughout the U.S. and the writing of several articles. Ilene has lectured for ECA and Club Industry, and she has written for several publications including Club Success magazine. In addition to workshops and one on one coaching sessions, Ilene maintains a private training practice in New York. She consults for the fitness community and develops transitional programs in conjunction with medical practitioners for post-rehab and paranatal clientele.

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