If your toes are on the Dark Side of your shadowy girth, the Force may be with you in your efforts to conquer the bulge.

The program grew out of a performance group called New York Jedi. The group shares martial arts-based and stage combat oriented light saber techniques in order to create illuminated stage combat. Members realized that they were losing a lot of weight in rehearsals.

One of the members, a Star Wars’ Jedi fan who calls himself, ‘Master Flynn,’ has developed a martial arts workout protocol using light sabers and Jedi moves. It looks like a fun way for fitness-phobes to get into shape.