In this episode, James speaks to Shelley Meyern and Sue Wilkie, both from EMD UK.
EMD UK started life as EMDP (The Exercise Movement & Dance Partnership) back in 2006 and supports and promotes dance fitness organizations. Head of Operations & Projects, Shelley Meyern has over 20 years of experience in the sports development sector. She leads EMD UK’s operations, working on This Girl Can Classes; which aim to get women and girls into group fitness, and Classfinder, a database and search engine of group fitness nationwide. Sue Wilkie, Head of Instructor Support is the creator of Fitness sectors Return to Play Guidelines for Group Ex which ran during the Pandemic. Her work includes her consultancy work on This Girl Can classes and the Studio You programmes alongside her role as the Group Ex workforce lead for the UK.
In a nutshell, James and his guests will discuss:
How Shelly and Sue's experience of sport in their childhoods shaped their careers How This Girl Can Classes are breaking barriers to help women and girls into fitness The types of metrics they use to track their progress as a membership organisation The challenges that digital transformation has brought to their industry The leadership strategies they use to run their teams and expand the organisation ...and so much more!
Connect with Shelly and Sue:
LinkedIn: Shelley Meyern MCIMSPA
Sue Wilkie MCIMSPA
Check out EMD UK:
LinkedIn: EMD UK
Connect with James:
Facebook: Coordinate Sports FB Page
LinkedIn: James Moore
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