New This Month

New This Month

We believe that fitness is a way of life that extends far beyond the participation in training sessions. In this collection, easily find the latest videos of the month with the freshest content! We want to bring you the latest information in Yoga, Pilates, Strength Training, Fitness and Wellness. Even though you may have some favorite videos that you keep going back to, it is important to mix things up, explore new ideas, stay current, and stay motivated. This collection will update each month, so check this area regularly. Once the month is complete, these videos will be listed under relevant topic categories.

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Fitness Integrated Science™ is a fitness and health methodology that combines modern biomechanic principles with unique and progressive strengthening techniques to guide our clients to improved muscular balance, joint stability, and range of motion. Fitness Integrated Science™ is also a Wellness and Personal Training Center in Louisville Kentucky offering private yoga, Pilates, personal training, and yoga therapy for individuals as well as small groups. We have a 500-hour teacher training program, Yoga Integrated Science™, that is registered through Yoga Alliance and provide Workshops and certification courses in Yoga, Pilates, Fitness and Personal Training.

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Lauren Eirk is the creator of Yoga Integrated Science™ program, offering a unique, sound, biomechancial approach to Hatha Yoga designed to respect joint structure while improving muscle responsiveness and strength. She has spent her life teaching and studying in the health, fitness, and yoga communities, learning from some of the top minds of our time. Having worked in the health education field for over 30 years, Yoga I.S.® is her vision. Lauren’s training has made her highly sensitive to clients with complex, on-going neuro-muscular issues, helping her clients to navigate an effective exercise plan to accomplish their goals.

Lauren’s work has been featured in such magazines as Yoga Journal®, Self®, IDEA® Fitness Journal, American Fitness Magazine, ACE Fitness Magazine, American Fitness Magazine, Fitness First Quarterly Magazine, AKWA Aquatic Exercise Magazine, Business First, Natural Awakenings, and New Woman Magazine. Lauren has presented for such fitness-health organizations and education conferences as IDEA World, IDEA Personal Trainer, Inner IDEA, FACTfest, AFPA, DCAC Fitness, AFS Succeed! Conference, ACSM Fitness Summit, AEA/ IAFC, ECA, Can-FIT Pro, Fit in the City®, Fitour®, Resist-A-Ball®, and Sarah’s City Workout®

+ B.S. Physical Therapy, University of Louisville
+ B.A. Art, French, University of Louisville
+ M.S. Health Fitness Management

Lauren is a Certified E-RYT 500 Level Registered Yoga instructor and has studied Yoga with Master teachers David Swenson, Sianna Sherman, John Friend, Mitchel Bleier, Francois Rault, Doug Keller, Doug Swenson, Judy Rice, Rodney Yee, Beryl Bender Birch, John Schumacher, and Ramanand Patel. She is a Certified Yoga Therapist C-IAYT with the International Association of Yoga Therapy and a Yoga Alliance® Continuing Education Provider (YACEP), she is the developer of the Yoga I.S.® method for Yoga, Barre, and Pilates-based classes, including the Yoga I.S. Mechanix™ method. Lauren is a mentor for AFS Association of Fitness Studios and Savvi Brand Partner

Lauren is a Mastery Level Muscle Activation Techniques™ Certified Specialist and MATRx Certified Full-Body Specialist Full Body, including the Lower Leg & Foot as well as the Wrist & Hand. Lauren’s MATRx delineation makes her one of 57 world-wide leading experts in the treatment of muscular Imbalances. Lauren is an International Continuing Education Provider with an established personal training business since 2006, held in the Fitness Integrated Science™ Personal Training Studio. Lauren has been a certified group fitness instructor for nearly three decades and has run many group fitness programs. She is the creator of Yoga with Resist-A-Ball®, a former Resist-A-Ball® and FiTour® Master Trainer and the recipient of the ECA OBOW Award 2007 “Most Mindful Program”. Lauren has taught group and private classes in over 27 fitness centers since the start of her fitness career in the year 1988. She has many years of experience teaching in elementary schools, college universities, hospitals, fitness centers, and community centers in various local, national, and international venues. Lauren specializes in fitness rehabilitation, health fitness management, program development, and continuing education. Lauren is a published author with extensive television and video experience. Lauren is a Body Bar® Instructor with Yoga and Pilates programming, and an avid animal-rights advocate, collecting donations and hosting events in her business to benefit the Kentucky Humane Society.

New This Month
  • Video 236 | Yoga for Hamstrings (30 Minute Practice) with Lauren Eirk

    Hamstring can become tight and overworked as other muscles around the hip joint become weak or imbalanced. In this unique approach, we will address muscular balance to help muscles of the hip become stronger. The result of a better balance of muscle tension can address pain and discomfort at th...

  • Video 235 | Rotator Cuff Therapy (30 Minute Routine) with Lauren Eirk

    Having a shoulder injury can be extremely painful and can interfere with many of our daily functions. The ideal scenario is to keep muscles strong and balanced so that injuries can be avoided entirely. In this video, practice many shoulder exercises designed to improve scapular mobility and ove...

  • Video 233 | FIS Core Bodyweight Workout (30 minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    This workout is designed to position the body inn a variety of ways against gravity to strengthen the core. Using concentric, eccentric, and isometric muscle contractions, this workout will help you feel taller and stronger by strengthening the muscles that attach to the spine, shoulder blades, ...

  • Video 234 | Thigh Band Glute Workout (30 Minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    If you are looking for an effective workout to target the booty, you are in the right place! This workout includes a standing warm-up followed by a core training section designed to strengthen the hips while activating the surrounding muscles of the trunk and spine. This section is followed by ...

  • Video 232 | 45 Minute Vinyasa Flow with Lauren Eirk

    This body weight only vinyasa style Yoga flow is more athletic in nature, moving from one position to the other with a strength focus. We start with a centering breathwork meditation to set our intention and check in with our body. This is followed by a limbering movement warm up and a strong, ...

  • Video 231 | Yoga for Tight Hips (40 Minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    Yoga can help you to learn so much about your body. This workout is designed to help you uncover your muscular imbalances so that you can work to eliminate them through this isometric strength-based workout. Yoga blocks are used in this routine to support many of the positions and give you som...

  • Video 230 | FIS Abs (30 Minute Workout) with Lauren Eirk

    This workout is all about abs! Begin with a practice of connecting the breath with the trunk and spine motions and progress into some gentle range of motion exercises. The remainder of the workout includes many isometric, eccentric, and concentric core exercises, asking the trunk and spine to e...

  • Video 229 | FIS Back Workout (30 Minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    This workout begins by connecting breath with movement to engage muscles of the trunk and spine as a warm-up. As you begin to notice your range of motion, you will see what areas of your body need attention. Using many core positions, target shoulder, arm, and back exercises using dumbbells and...

  • Video 227 | Yoga with Mini Ball (60 Minute w\Workout) with Lauren Eirk

    Yoga can make us stronger if we focus more on muscle activation and less on passive stretching. The mini ball is the perfect tool to help us create purposeful muscle contractions in Yoga poses so that we create more joint stability and strength in the body. See how the ball can create a fulcrum...

  • Video 225 | Bodyweight Workout (30 minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    Sometimes you do not have the ability to use equipment in your workout, or you just need variety. Working with bodyweight only can not only give variety to your fitness plan but it can teach you how to use more muscular effort when we exercise. An exercise is not about watching a weight move, b...

  • Video 226 | Wake Up Yoga (30 Minute Workout) with Lauren Eirk

    This workout is a Gentle Yoga practice that is designed to gently wake up the muscular system after a long period of rest or non-movement. This soothing practice begins on the floor and progresses to standing with a vinyasa flow routine. Activate your muscles to work out any tension and stiffne...

  • Video 223 | Pilates Fusion (45 Minute Workout) with Lauren Eirk

    This Pilates Fusion workout begins with a standing lower body sequence to warm up the lower body, followed by some creative barre work to specifically target various hip muscles. Next we move to the floor for abdominal and back exercises common to Pilates. Yoga flows are inserted into the worko...

  • Video 222 | Therapeutic Workout for Hips (45 Minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    The hip joint is complex! It moves in many different planes of motion and bears a large amount of our mass. It is influenced by the foot, knee, and torso. Keeping the hip strong and stable is a very important part of healthy aging. In this video, we explore some of the best hip exercises for fl...

  • Video 219 | Strength and Conditioning Hips & Core Challenge Day 4: Lauren Eirk

    In today's culture, we spend large amounts of time in a seated posture. For this reason, many of the muscles that hold us upright in our back become weak. Posture becomes more rounded and shoulders tend to roll forward. In this video, we will target spinal extensor muscles, internal / external ...

  • Video 218 | Strength and Conditioning Hips & Core Challenge Day 3: Lauren Eirk

    Day 3 is all about Hip Rotation. Performing these strong movements with a round, dynamic ball makes these exercises super effective. You will have to work a bit harder to keep it from moving.

    Hip rotation happens every time our spine moves! The hip joint is made up of the femur and pelvis. S...

  • Video 216 | Strength and Conditioning Hips & Core Challenge Day 1: Lauren Eirk

    Trunk Rotation is the foundation of any trunk and spine conditioning program. Muscles such as the external obliques, internal obliques, rectus abdominis, and transverse abdominis are some of the muscles that are targeted in this video. The stability ball enhances these exercises by offering an ...

  • Video 217 | Strength and Conditioning Hips & Core Challenge Day 2: Lauren Eirk

    Trunk Flexion builds upon the foundation of our anatomy, creating a strong foundation to move from. In this workout, we will target our rectus abdominis and psoas muscles to support our lower back, allow us to bend forward, and help us move more freely. The stability ball provides support and an...

  • Video 215 | Reset and Restore with Lauren Eirk

    If you are feeling tired and lack in energy, you may notice that it is accompanied with overall tension and discomfort. In this routine, we will perform a short meditation to set your mind right and eliminate stressful thoughts. In the exercises, we will use integrated isometric resistance base...

  • Video 214 | Pilates for Glutes with Lauren Eirk

    In this strength-based workout, targeted Pilates Mat exercises have been chosen to target the hips and glutes. This workout builds logical sequences that complement the traditional core exercises with standing free-weight exercises for the lower body. The cues given in this video will assist yo...

  • Video 213 | Upper Body Circuit with Lauren Eirk

    Circuits are so effective because they burn major calories, cut down on boredom, build muscle, and condition the cardiovascular system. This circuit consists of four sequences with four exercises each designed around gliding disks (use a towel or paper plate if you don't have them), dumbbells, T...

  • Video 212 | Abs, Back, and Ball (40 Minute Workout) with Lauren Eirk

    The stability ball is a versatile tool to better target the core. In this workout, feel how the shape, texture, and size of the ball can accommodate the spine and add more challenge to your muscles. In each exercise, the ball adds instability that must be controlled by your muscular system. Th...

  • Video 211 | Shoulder Impingement Solutions (30 Minute Workout) with Lauren Eirk

    Shoulder impingement syndrome occurs as a result of chronic, repeated compression of the structures attaching to the scapula. These include the long head of the biceps tendon, the bursa, rotator cuff, or the ligaments in the shoulder. This impingement causes pain and movement problems in many ra...

  • Video 210 | Yoga for the Foot (35 Minute Workout) with Lauren Eirk

    Any exercise modality will require the foot and ankle to have enough strength and rigidity to propel the body forward as well as enough mobility to adapt to the surfaces that we walk on. However, due to our lifestyles and shoe choices, our feet are often the weakest part of the body. The streng...

  • Video 209 | Stronger Arms and Shoulders (35 Minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    Get ready to strengthen the arms and shoulders using dumbbells and the stability ball. Experience sequences that include a bicep, triceps, and shoulder exercise that logically fit together. The ball will add instability to the core muscles so that you get even more strengthening! Be able to tr...