IDEA World Fitness Convention™: The World's Largest, Most Comprehensive and Longest-Running Fitness Convention


SAVE THE DATE: The 2011 IDEA World Fitness Convention will be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center on August 11-14, 2011.


2011 IDEA World Fitness Convention information is now available! Visit this link: http://www.ideafit.com/conference/idea-world-fitness-convention-2011


 

2010 conference recap: Over 5,000 attendees gathered in Los Angeles, California on August 4-8, 2010 for the 26th annual IDEA World Fitness Convention. The event took place in the heart of L.A. LIVE — the most exciting new destination in Southern California and steps away from the Los Angeles Convention Center!

Attendees received 5 days of rewarding, rich fitness education with special guests including: Mario Lopez, Andre Agassi, the U.S. Surgeon General, plus 350+ groundbreaking sessions, 155 industry experts, 160+ fitness companies, and much more!



The IDEA World Fitness Convention is the #1 largest international fitness event in the WORLD — with up to 23 CECs and over 98% satisfaction rating. We hope to see you at the 2011 IDEA World Fitness Convention in Los Angeles!

 

Sessions

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175: STOTT PILATES® Programming for Osteoporosis Management
Lecture / Workshop presented by: STOTT PILATES FACULTY
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.50, NASM-CGT 0.20, NASM-CPT 0.00, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 1.00, NSCA-CSCS 0.00, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block E - Thursday, 10:10am-12:00pm
Clients with osteoporosis face genuine issues when looking for a suitable exercise program. Learn the causation of osteoporosis, the different forms of the condition and how they will affect your client. Use the biomechanical foundation of STOTT PILATES to discover how to create effective programs that address the specific needs of this population. Explore how balance and resistance props can effectively assist clients and offer myriad modifications and variations to a Matwork? routine.

176: Peak Pilates®: MVe® Multilevel Group Exercise Training
Workshop presented by: Stacey Lei Krauss
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.50, NASM-CGT 0.20, NASM-CPT 0.00, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 1.00, NSCA-CSCS 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block E - Thursday, 10:10am-12:00pm
How do you keep your class inspirational and intense while also managing the expectations of multiple students? An exceptional instructor has the ability to cater to individual needs, without breaking the flow, motivation or excitement of the larger group. Experience a sophisticated approach to regressing and progressing exercises, while helping every student in the room to feel successfully challenged. 

177: BBU: Reforming the Shoulder (Standby Only)
Workshop presented by: Nora St. John
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.75, NASM-CGT 0.00, NASM-CPT 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 1.00, NSCA-CSCS 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block E - Thursday, 10:10am-12:00pm
Using imagery, experiential anatomy and new Pilates-based reformer exercises, you will learn to balance the strength, stability and mobility of the shoulder to create optimum function. Pilates movement principles relating to training the shoulder will be reviewed and you’ll learn variations on traditional exercises and new moves. You will walk away with great tools for training clients of all kinds, including athletes, men and beginners.

178: Shift Happens: Key Principles to Mastering the Art of Influence
Lecture presented by: Robert Cappuccio
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.75, NASM-CGT 0.00, NASM-CPT 0.00, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 1.00, NSCA-CSCS 0.00, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block E - Thursday, 10:10am-12:00pm
Why do people do what they do? What causes some to succeed while others continually struggle, despite having vast amounts of information and resources at their fingertips? In order to answer these questions, one must possess a basic understanding of the principles of human behavior. We will explore those principles and provide you with the techniques, tools and insight necessary to help your clients make unprecedented breakthroughs in their training and their lives.

179: Women's Health Report
Lecture presented by: Len Kravitz, PhD
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.75, NASM-CGT 0.00, NASM-CPT 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 1.00, NSCA-CSCS 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block E - Thursday, 10:10am-12:00pm
Get updated! We’ll delve into the latest research on women and cardiovascular disease, hypertension as women age, physical activity and breast cancer, exercise metabolism in women, social relationships and exercise, exercise intensity and metabolic syndrome, ways to improve physical activity in women and more. This is a fabulous new presentation geared totally for exercise professionals wanting to educate their female students and clients on the newest research and health information for females.

180: Eating Naked!
Lecture presented by: Julieanna Hever, MS, RD
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.75, NASM-CGT 0.00, NASM-CPT 0.00, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 1.00, NSCA-CSCS 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block E - Thursday, 10:10am-12:00pm
A whole-food, plant-based diet has been shown to be the healthiest plan available for disease prevention and reversal, weight management and performance enhancement. Many proponents advocate for the majority of a diet to be raw. Get real information on the benefits of eating raw (complete with all the nutritional details) and tips for managing clients who are interested in testing the waters of a really raw plan.

181: How to Design and Manage a Successful Medical Referral Program
Lecture presented by: Kevin Steele, PhD
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.75, NASM-CGT 0.00, NASM-CPT 0.00, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 1.00, NSCA-CSCS 0.00, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block E - Thursday, 10:10am-12:00pm
Dr. Steele discusses how fitness facilities can build a very successful business model to work with healthcare professionals. Get vital information on how to work with family practitioners, internists, cardiologists, endocrinologists, osteopaths, chiropractors, physical therapists and hospitals, as well as select insurance companies. The focus is on creating a professional environment that is geared toward helping sedentary, at-risk people adopt a healthy lifestyle. (This session is for club owners or managers and independent personal trainers.)

182: HEALTH & FITNESS SUMMIT: Featuring U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Regina Benjamin
Panel Discussion
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Time Block E - Thursday, 10:10am-12:00pm
The Surgeon General's number-one priority is to get Americans to move and exercise. We are honored that the new Surgeon General, Dr. Benjamin, has chosen the IDEA Convention to host a roundtable discussion of health and fitness leaders from the public and private sectors to provide input to her on how to accomplish this and make Americans healthier. You are invited to participate in this unique experience and let your voice be heard as we help shape the future of our nation's health!

190: BOSU® Amped! (Standby Only)
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Time Block G - Thursday, 2:00-3:30pm
BOSU training just got caffeinated!  Join the BOSU Team for the workout of a lifetime, where you will experience brand-new exercises, sequences and drills designed to amplify the energy AND get great results!  Full of hard-core training and hard-core fun, this is also your opportunity to experience new BOSU accessories and training techniques that will give you more ideas than you can carry home. (This session is for personal trainers and group exercise instructors.)

191: Dancing With the “Step”
Workshop presented by: Yoav Avidar
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.10, ACSM 1.00, AFAA 1.25, NASM-CGT 0.10, NASM-CPT 0.00, NCCPT 0.15, NESTA 0.10, NETA 0.10, NFPT 0.50, NSCA-CSCS 0.00, W.I.T.S. 1.50

Time Block G - Thursday, 2:00-3:30pm
Whether you are a step addict looking for new excitement in your step classes, or you love to dance but never thought of trying it on the step, this workshop will give you tips on how to combine dance moves into your step routine and still keep your choreography well balanced, symmetrical and tap free.

Wednesday

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020: YogaWorks®: SmartFlow Yoga— Deconstructing the Sun Salutation (WS)
Premier Seminar presented by: Jesse Schein
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.00, ACSM 0.00, AFAA 4.75, NASM-CGT 0.70, NASM-CPT 0.00, NCCPT 0.60, NESTA 0.00, NETA 0.00, NFPT 1.00, NSCA-CSCS 0.60, W.I.T.S. 6.00

Wednesday, 9:00am-4:00pm

Many yoga practices begin with, and are centered around, surya namaskar, the sun salutation. In this very special session, participants will experience a strong flowing practice based on sun salutations. Then, we’ll look at the functional anatomy of the shoulder girdle, focusing on how and why the joints and muscles work together to bring power and freedom to this area. Next, we’ll bring our awareness into each of the elements of this beautiful sequence; and finally, invite this ancient ritual to the sun to move us into the bliss of intelligent, flowing movement.

021: Celebrity Fortune and Fame! (L)
Premier Seminar presented by: John Spencer Ellis, EdD, MBA
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.60, ACSM 0.60, AFAA 4.75, NASM-CGT 0.00, NASM-CPT 0.00, NCCPT 0.00, NESTA 0.60, NETA 0.60, NFPT 1.00, NSCA-CSCS 0.00, W.I.T.S. 6.00

Wednesday, 9:00am-4:00pm

Why be an average trainer when you can be a celebrity! Have you ever seen a fitness celebrity on TV and said to yourself “That should be me!” If so, this is the session for you. Your step-bystep blueprint for success begins with just showing up!

022: YogaWorks®: Rock and Roll Flow Yoga for Athletes and Fitness Buffs (WS)
Premier Seminar presented by: YogaWorks® Faculty
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.00, ACSM 0.00, AFAA 3.75, NASM-CGT 0.50, NASM-CPT 0.00, NCCPT 0.40, NESTA 0.00, NETA 0.00, NFPT 1.00, NSCA-CSCS 0.00, W.I.T.S. 4.00

Wednesday, 10:00am-3:00pm

Part A: Rock and Roll Flow Yoga (WO) 10:00am–12 Noon: This is NOT your typical yoga class. Be prepared to sweat and have your butt kicked during this tough flow class set to a soundtrack that includes everything from classic rock to trance in Vinnie’s signature blend of hot, intense vinyasa flow yoga and precise alignment. This is yoga that will tone, strengthen and lengthen your muscles. It provides a moving meditation as the music helps you become centered, calming your busy mind. You’ll get a workout unlike any other yoga class you’ve ever taken.

023: STOTT PILATES® Pilates With Props, Levels 1 & 2 (WS)
Premier Seminar presented by: John Garey, MS
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.40, ACSM 4.00, AFAA 3.00, NASM-CGT 0.40, NASM-CPT 0.40, NCCPT 0.40, NESTA 0.40, NETA 0.40, NFPT 1.00, NSCA-CSCS 0.40, W.I.T.S. 4.00

Wednesday, 1:00-5:00pm
Need to add some interest to your Matwork™ routine? This innovative and upbeat mat-based workshop features exercises that increase in intensity and challenge. Beginning with those from the Level 1 workout, learn how to incorporate the Flex-Band® exerciser, Fitness Circle® resistance ring and Toning Balls™ to develop classes that will challenge and stimulate you and your clients. First-level exercises will serve to develop core strength and stability, while those in the second level will focus on mobility and agility. These workouts will give you tons of new

024: Spinning®: Everest “The Ride” (WO)
Premier Seminar presented by: Josh Taylor
CECs/CEUs: AFAA 1.50, NASM-CGT 0.20

Wednesday, 6:00-8:00pm
Everest has become a universal symbol of human achievement…it is a metaphor for life. In life we are all climbing mountains—struggling to discover more about our own abilities and achieving success. The challenge is to push aside our fears and limitations, have a wish, pursue a dream and focus on a goal. Tackle your own summit and never ever give up on yourself. Make the promise, commit to the journey, push yourself to the next level and find Mastery…for you know in the end it will be worth it. Enjoy the adventure! The time has come, and it is time to

025: NFPT: Help All Clients With Partner-Assisted PNF and AIS Stretching (WS)
Premier Seminar presented by: Felix Doval
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.60, ACSM 6.00, AFAA 3.00, NASM-CGT 0.00, NASM-CPT 0.60, NCCPT 0.60, NESTA 0.60, NETA 0.60, NFPT 1.00, NSCA-CSCS 0.60, W.I.T.S. 6.00

Wednesday, 9:00am-4:00pm

This course has been developed specifically for certified personal trainers who work with a variety of clients, ranging from professional and amateur athletes, to weekend warriors, general fitness clients and those who are in severely deconditioned states. The primary focus will be on how to properly perform and administer partner-assisted stretches utilizing proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF) and/or active-isolated stretching (AIS) techniques.

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Thursday

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198: Training the Autoimmune Client
Workshop presented by: Elizabeth Leeds, DPT
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.10, ACSM 1.00, AFAA 1.25, NASM-CGT 0.00, NASM-CPT 0.10, NCCPT 0.15, NESTA 0.10, NETA 0.10, NFPT 0.50, NSCA-CSCS 0.00, W.I.T.S. 1.50

Time Block G - Thursday, 2:00-3:30pm
With autoimmune disorders such as lupus, chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia on the rise, an understanding of the pathophysiology and progression is needed for the development of training programs. This hands-on workshop will provide an insight into various theories about autoimmune disorders, along with tools for evaluating and creating training programs.

199: Schwinn® Cycling: Build and Bond (Standby Only)
Workshop presented by: Juliane Arney
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.10, ACSM 1.00, AFAA 1.25, NASM-CGT 0.10, NASM-CPT 0.00, NCCPT 0.15, NESTA 0.10, NETA 0.10, NFPT 0.50, NSCA-CSCS 0.00, W.I.T.S. 1.50

Time Block G - Thursday, 2:00-3:30pm
Successful cycling instructors do more than teach great classes, they build energetic communities of riders within the room! Come learn how you can infuse your next ride with purposeful participation proven to bond your riders into a more outwardly expressive and loyal pack. This workshop hands you five ready-to-teach interactive ideas—from mild to wild! And it comes complete with tips to ensure the masterful set up and execution of each one. This workshop includes a complete ride experience with detailed notes.

200: Spinning®: The Matrix
Workout presented by: Scott Schlesinger
CECs/CEUs:

Time Block G - Thursday, 2:00-3:30pm
Welcome to the world of the Matrix, where your choices can lead you to great rewards or great obstacles. This is a ride in which decisions dictate your journey. Influenced by the movie, this ride will be fun, interactive and challenging. This is one you can inject into your classes immediately.

201: Run Strong: Run Long (Aqua) (Full)
Workshop presented by: Bethany Diamond
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.10, ACSM 1.00, AFAA 1.25, NASM-CGT 0.00, NASM-CPT 0.10, NCCPT 0.15, NESTA 0.10, NETA 0.10, NFPT 0.50, NSCA-CSCS 0.15, W.I.T.S. 1.50

Time Block G - Thursday, 2:00-3:30pm
Use the power of water to increase your clients’ ability to run longer, harder or shorter and quicker! Power training has a positive effect not only on sprint training but on endurance training as well. Employ the three-dimensional resistance of water to train your clients to be more efficient, faster runners.

202: STOTT PILATES® Athletic Conditioning on Stability Cushions (Standby Only)
Workshop presented by: Kim Kraushar
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.10, ACSM 1.00, AFAA 1.25, NASM-CGT 0.10, NASM-CPT 0.10, NCCPT 0.15, NESTA 0.10, NETA 0.10, NFPT 0.50, NSCA-CSCS 0.15, W.I.T.S. 1.50

Time Block G - Thursday, 2:00-3:30pm
Discover a new and intensive core-training workout featuring the STOTT PILATES Stability Cushions. Controlling instability with a pair of cushioned disks requires activation of the stabilizing muscles of the torso, shoulders and hips. The exercises are designed to illicit greater proprioceptive awareness and recruit the deep support systems of the whole body while developing greater coordination and control.

203: Peak Pilates®: MVe® Chair Power Progressions
Workshop presented by: Zoey Trap, MSc
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.10, ACSM 1.00, AFAA 1.25, NASM-CGT 0.10, NASM-CPT 0.10, NCCPT 0.15, NESTA 0.10, NETA 0.10, NFPT 0.50, NSCA-CSCS 0.15, W.I.T.S. 1.50

Time Block G - Thursday, 2:00-3:30pm
Feel the power of the progressions in a physically-challenging workout that groups small blocks of exercises into a sequenced format that is repeated with fewer and fewer reps each time. The repertoire includes some advanced chair exercises, yet the choreography blocks are simple and easy to follow. Building-block options are layered in, providing something for everyone and making this suitable for multilevel classes. Challenge yourself to dig deeper and work from the inside out mentally and physically.

204: The Years in Your Life Versus the Life in Your Years
Workshop presented by: June Kahn
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.10, ACSM 1.00, AFAA 1.50, NASM-CGT 0.00, NASM-CPT 0.00, NCCPT 0.15, NESTA 0.10, NETA 0.10, NFPT 0.50, NSCA-CSCS 0.00, W.I.T.S. 1.50

Time Block G - Thursday, 2:00-3:30pm
This workshop will address not only the visible signs of aging, but the invisible causes and how to counter them. Through a dynamic combination of lecture and an experiential format incorporating the philosophy and practice of yoga and Pilates, we will examine and introduce concepts and practical tools on how to add life to your years and take the "age” out of aging physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. Please bring a yoga mat to this session.

205: The Franklin Method®: Pelvic Power for Core Integration (Standby Only)
Workshop presented by: Eric Franklin
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.10, ACSM 1.00, AFAA 1.50, NASM-CGT 0.00, NASM-CPT 0.10, NCCPT 0.15, NESTA 0.10, NETA 0.10, NFPT 0.50, NSCA-CSCS 0.15, W.I.T.S. 1.50

Time Block G - Thursday, 2:00-3:30pm
This workshop focuses on the practical application of imagery techniques to increase the power, alignment and flexibility of the pelvic joints and muscles. Experience how the sacrum creates a stable and elastic base for powerful spinal movement. Learn how the pelvic floor, abdominals and lower-back musculature interact to build a strong and balanced core. Participants will leave the workshop with a heightened sense of aligned strength through the pelvic floor, the feet firmly balanced and the spine long and buoyant. Please bring a towel or yoga mat to this session.

206: Updated! Maximize the Caloric Burn With Strategies to Enhance Fat Metabolism (Standby Only)
Lecture presented by: Len Kravitz, PhD
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.10, ACSM 1.00, AFAA 1.50, NASM-CGT 0.00, NASM-CPT 0.10, NCCPT 0.15, NESTA 0.10, NETA 0.10, NFPT 0.50, NSCA-CSCS 0.15, W.I.T.S. 1.50

Time Block G - Thursday, 2:00-3:30pm
Finally, here is one of the most comprehensive lectures ever that explains the detailed physiological and metabolic aspects of fat metabolism and caloric expenditure. Participants will learn, from a cellular perspective, the hormonal regulation of lipolysis during exercise, the effect of exercise on lipolysis and fat oxidation, the effect of glycemic index on fat metabolism, effective exercise intensities for fat loss, and strategies to enhance caloric expenditure. Seven excellent programs that maximize caloric expenditure will be presented.

207: Vegecipes
Lecture presented by: Julieanna Hever, MS, RD
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.10, ACSM 1.00, AFAA 1.50, NASM-CGT 0.00, NASM-CPT 0.00, NCCPT 0.10, NESTA 0.10, NETA 0.10, NFPT 0.50, NSCA-CSCS 0.00, W.I.T.S. 1.50

Time Block G - Thursday, 2:00-3:30pm
Most fitness professionals and their clients are attempting to go plant-based in order to achieve the healthiest lifestyle possible. However, many people are struggling with ways to implement this goal without disrupting or complicating their lives. Vegecipes will provide healthy recipes developed to make your life easier. We’ll show you how to add nutritional value by simplifying popular recipes and recommending delicious substitutes for all your favorite ingredients!

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397: Assessment and Problem Solving for the Hip (Standby Only)
Workshop presented by: Lenny Parracino
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.75, NASM-CGT 0.00, NASM-CPT 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 1.00, NSCA-CSCS 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block M - Friday, 2:45-4:35pm
This hands-on workshop will address the functional anatomy of the hip and explore useful assessment techniques that health professionals can use to determine the action of the hip and its chain reaction throughout the whole body.  Attendees will gain an understanding of the expected biomechanical reactions of movement as well as some of the common compensations. Based upon the findings from these assessments, program design strategies can then be created to successfully address the issues and goals of the client.

398: Optimal Workouts Need Optimal Recovery
Workshop presented by: Mark Kovacs, PhD, MEd
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.75, NASM-CGT 0.00, NASM-CPT 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 1.00, NSCA-CSCS 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block M - Friday, 2:45-4:35pm
Having your clients spend many hours per week training physically is only one of the components to helping them achieve their fitness, sport, health and wellness goals. Another vitally important, yet rarely discussed topic is how to aid them in their recovery. This session will provide a comprehensive review of recovery. The science of recovery will be presented in a practical user-friendly presentation that will allow the trainer to walk away with a greater understanding of what recovery modalities work and how best to implement these into a well-balanced training program.

399: Schwinn® Cycling: The Trend Report (Full)
Workshop presented by: Shannon Fable
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.75, NASM-CGT 0.20, NASM-CPT 0.00, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 1.00, NSCA-CSCS 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block M - Friday, 2:45-4:35pm
What are today’s hot cycling trends, and what do they mean for instructors who coach indoor rides? This workshop digs into five of the top things that matter most right now in the world of cycling: pedal speed, pedaling technique, bike geometry, training with wattage versus heart rate, and the use of accessories to improve performance. Uncover the controversies, get the updates and head back to your classes informed and inspired. This workshop includes a complete ride experience with detailed notes.

400: Spinning®: Energy Zone Sampler
Workshop presented by: Scott Schlesinger
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.50, NASM-CGT 0.20, NASM-CPT 0.00, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 1.00, NSCA-CSCS 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block M - Friday, 2:45-4:35pm
Travel through the Spinning Energy Zones in this unique ride that will seamlessly take you through all five zones while distinguishing one from the other. This is a great session for new, as well as experienced instructors who need a refresher or a fresh look at the Spinning Energy Zones. Repeated as session 600.

401: Indo-Row®: The Perfect Calorie Burn (Standby Only)
Workshop presented by: Daniel Walsh, and Jay Blahnik
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.50, NASM-CGT 0.20, NASM-CPT 0.00, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 1.00, NSCA-CSCS 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block M - Friday, 2:45-4:35pm
This hot, new workout that was offered for the first time at the 2009 IDEA World Fitness Convention™ is back! Indo-Row is a one-of-a-kind rowing workout that will truly change the way you think about group exercise. Working in teams, partners and as one crew, you will get world-class coaching and a transforming total-body workout that will leave you begging for more. Easy to learn, Indo-Row is perfect for group exercise instructors and personal trainers. No experience is necessary. Repeated as sessions 115 (WO), 346, 376, 401 and 515.

402: The Power of Three (Aqua) (Full)
Workshop presented by: Bethany Diamond
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.50, NASM-CGT 0.00, NASM-CPT 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 1.00, NSCA-CSCS 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block M - Friday, 2:45-4:35pm
Did you know that the pool is the ultimate three-dimensional training zone? Take your athletes out of gravity and train them for explosive movement, quickness, agility and speed in the water. Water can be used to give your athletes a new level of overload and confidence in their ability to compete at their best!

403: STOTT PILATES® Functional Athletic Core Conditioning on the Cardio Tramp (Standby Only)
Workshop presented by: STOTT PILATES FACULTY
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.50, NASM-CGT 0.20, NASM-CPT 0.00, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 1.00, NSCA-CSCS 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block M - Friday, 2:45-4:35pm
In this workshop, participants will learn innovative new programming on the STOTT PILATES Reformer and Cardio Tramp. The workout, designed to stimulate both cardiovascular and muscular effectiveness, is ideal for both the recreational and professional athlete. Discover how to combine progressive plyometric intervals, varying both in length and intensity, with muscular strength and endurance moves on the vertical mini-trampoline. The routine features non-traditional Pilates exercises that effectively train both concentric and eccentric muscular ability.

404: Bodyblade®: Core Like Never Before!
Workshop presented by: Connie Borho
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.50, NASM-CGT 0.20, NASM-CPT 0.00, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 1.00, NSCA-CSCS 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block M - Friday, 2:45-4:35pm
Unleash the power of your core using the Bodyblade.  This workshop is perfect for personal trainers who want to learn a functional approach to training the core that enhances strength, stability and balance. This rapid contracting, low-level vibration approach to core training will burn the calories and shrink your client’s waistline like never before!

405: BBU: Reforming the Knee (Standby Only)
Workshop presented by: Nora St. John
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.75, NASM-CGT 0.00, NASM-CPT 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 1.00, NSCA-CSCS 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block M - Friday, 2:45-4:35pm
Learn how to use the reformer, foam roller, small balls and balance pads to develop an integrated program for strengthening and improving the function of the knee. Basic anatomy of the knee, along with strategies for working with common injuries will be included.

406: The Franklin Method®: Imagery for a Strong, Flexible and Healthy Spine (Standby Only)
Workshop presented by: Eric Franklin
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.75, NASM-CGT 0.00, NASM-CPT 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 1.00, NSCA-CSCS 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block M - Friday, 2:45-4:35pm
The spine is a masterpiece of design containing over 100 joints and associated muscles and ligaments. How, then, is it possible that so many people suffer from debilitating pain associated with the spine? Complex design requires conscious maintenance. This workshop will explain spinal evolution, design and function using imagery and simple movement. A new embodied understanding of the spine will allow for all daily movement and exercise to benefit spine health. Please bring a towel or yoga mat to this session.

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597: Total Massage and Relaxation
Workshop presented by: Norma Shechtman, MEd, MA
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.10, ACSM 1.00, AFAA 1.00, NASM-CGT 0.00, NASM-CPT 0.00, NCCPT 0.10, NESTA 0.10, NETA 0.10, NFPT 0.50, NSCA-CSCS 0.00, W.I.T.S. 1.00

Time Block T - Saturday, 4:50-6:00pm
After all of our workouts, a total massage and relaxation feels unbelievable. You will learn how to offer a self-massage and relaxation to your students. By the end of the session, you will be asking yourself, "why haven't I done this before?" Using rollers, tennis balls and bands, each attendee will leave a different person.

598: Group Xcellence-Evaluating Your Staff
Lecture presented by: Christi Taylor
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.10, ACSM 1.00, AFAA 1.00, NASM-CGT 0.10, NASM-CPT 0.00, NCCPT 0.10, NESTA 0.10, NETA 0.10, NFPT 0.50, NSCA-CSCS 0.00, W.I.T.S. 1.00

Time Block T - Saturday, 4:50-6:00pm
Get the tools you need to evaluate and train your group fitness staff toward excellence! This lecture will supply you with a foundational evaluation form, techniques on how to professionally and delicately evaluate your staff, and tools to create an agenda to help train your instructors in their area of need.

599: Schwinn® Cycling: My Favorite Ride
Workshop presented by: Kenneth Baldwin
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.10, ACSM 1.00, AFAA 0.75, NASM-CGT 0.10, NASM-CPT 0.00, NCCPT 0.10, NESTA 0.10, NETA 0.10, NFPT 0.50, NSCA-CSCS 0.00, W.I.T.S. 1.00

Time Block T - Saturday, 4:50-6:00pm
Chosen just for this event by your Schwinn master trainer, come experience a complete ride sure to give you plenty of ideas for your classes and one heck of a workout! You can expect world-class coaching, motivation and incredible energy. Ken will break down all the components of his favorite ride, including music, cuing, imagery, and coaching techniques so you can successfully replicate this workout for your own classes.

600: Spinning®: Energy Zone Sampler
Workshop presented by: Scott Schlesinger
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.10, ACSM 1.00, AFAA 0.75, NASM-CGT 0.10, NASM-CPT 0.00, NCCPT 0.10, NESTA 0.10, NETA 0.10, NFPT 0.50, NSCA-CSCS 0.10, W.I.T.S. 1.00

Time Block T - Saturday, 4:50-6:00pm
Travel through the Spinning Energy Zones in this unique ride that will seamlessly take you through all five zones while distinguishing one from the other. This is a great session for new, as well as experienced instructors who need a refresher or a fresh look at the Spinning Energy Zones. Repeated as session 400.

601: California Yoga Groove
Workshop presented by: Buddy Macuha
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.10, ACSM 1.00, AFAA 0.75, NASM-CGT 0.00, NASM-CPT 0.10, NCCPT 0.10, NESTA 0.10, NETA 0.10, NFPT 0.50, NSCA-CSCS 0.00, W.I.T.S. 1.00

Time Block T - Saturday, 4:50-6:00pm
This eclectic blend of yoga brings the mindfulness of asana practice into a seamless flowing class. Grounded in the sun salutations, you’ll learn how to open your mind and body through your breath. Buddy’s calming style and insight into each pose will draw you deeper into the mind-body connection. Come experience California Yoga Groove and be inspired!

602: H.E.A.T. (High Energy Aquatic Training) (Full)
Workshop presented by: Dolly Banks-Stokes
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.10, ACSM 1.00, AFAA 0.75, NASM-CGT 0.10, NASM-CPT 0.10, NCCPT 0.10, NESTA 0.10, NETA 0.10, NFPT 0.50, NSCA-CSCS 0.10, W.I.T.S. 0.00

Time Block T - Saturday, 4:50-6:00pm
How do you get fitness buffs into the pool? Give 'em what they want! H.E.A.T is an athletic-training workout in the pool. Learn how to take athletic-training drills into the water to turn up the energy. Adding H.E.A.T. to your aquatic fitness program will make sure they SWEAT even when WET! Innovative ways to incorporate athletic-training principles to improve your clients' speed, power, agility, balance and coordination are taught in this workout. Check it out and get your fitness athletes out of the studio and into the pool!

603: STOTT PILATES® Prenatal on the Mat (Standby Only)
Workshop presented by: STOTT PILATES FACULTY
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.10, ACSM 1.00, AFAA 0.75, NASM-CGT 0.10, NASM-CPT 0.10, NCCPT 0.10, NESTA 0.10, NETA 0.10, NFPT 0.50, NSCA-CSCS 0.10, W.I.T.S. 1.00

Time Block T - Saturday, 4:50-6:00pm
This interactive seminar will draw upon the most current medical information, exercise guidelines and research available on pregnancy and movement. Appropriate STOTT PILATES Matwork™ exercise adaptations will be explored and programming concepts for teaching small groups and private clients will be discussed. Anatomical and physiological changes, risk factors and movement considerations will be discussed with an eye to providing a safe and effective workout through all trimesters.

604: Peak Pilates®: Pilatesstick®-Dynamic Duo
Workout presented by: Zoey Trap, MSc, and Connie Borho
CECs/CEUs:

Time Block T - Saturday, 4:50-6:00pm
Double your return on investment with this two-for-one program that combines the Peak Pilates MVe® Chair with the Pilatesstick. These two pieces of equipment provide the spring benefit of enhanced proprioceptive feedback, core challenge, resistance and assistance. Experience a concept that creates a portable Pilates studio and provides a workout that creates a new dimension for the Pilates body.

605: YogaFit®-Seven Principles of Alignment
Workshop presented by: Beth Shaw
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.10, ACSM 1.00, AFAA 0.75, NASM-CGT 0.10, NASM-CPT 0.10, NCCPT 0.10, NESTA 0.10, NETA 0.10, NFPT 0.50, NSCA-CSCS 0.10, W.I.T.S. 1.00

Time Block T - Saturday, 4:50-6:00pm
Learn the essentials of hatha yoga biomechanics and related anatomy to keep the body safe during your yoga practice. This workshop will teach you about YogaFit’s Seven Principles of Alignment (SPA) principles and teach you how to build strength and flexibility safely

606: Career Options in the Fitness Industry
Lecture presented by: Ryan Halvorson
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.10, ACSM 1.00, AFAA 1.00, NASM-CGT 0.00, NASM-CPT 0.10, NCCPT 0.10, NESTA 0.10, NETA 0.10, NFPT 0.50, NSCA-CSCS 0.00, W.I.T.S. 1.00

Time Block T - Saturday, 4:50-6:00pm
Are you new to the fitness industry? Have you hit a career plateau? Do you want to discover how to separate and establish yourself as a successful fitness professional? If the answer is yes to any of these questions, then you don’t want to miss this session. Explore different career paths within the fitness industry and find your niche. Whether it’s group exercise, personal training, mind-body, medical exercise or management, learn how your fitness specialty can build your client base and make you money.

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743: Group Ex Pro: Streamlining Group Ex Management
Lecture presented by: Shannon Fable
CECs/CEUs: AFAA 1.75, NASM-CGT 0.00

Time Block V - Sunday, 9:40-11:00am
Session Update: Session has moved to Timeblock D, please see session 157

744: Diabetes and Exercise
Lecture presented by: Roberta Anding, MS, RD
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.10, ACSM 1.00, AFAA 1.25, NASM-CGT 0.00, NASM-CPT 0.20, NCCPT 0.10, NESTA 0.10, NETA 0.10, NFPT 0.50, NSCA-CSCS 0.10, W.I.T.S. 1.00

Time Block V - Sunday, 9:40-11:00am
Diabetes is a complex endocrine disorder that affects the body’s ability to regulate glucose, and insulin secretion and utilization. Loss of normal insulin physiology results in changes in how fuel is used in the body, and how storage and hydration occurs. Many clients with diabetes have macro- or micro-vascular complications from their disease, which alters their ability to fuel appropriately, maintain hydration status and train. This session will review type 1 and type 2 diabetes and the metabolic complications that are associated with this disorder.

745: Understanding the Powerful Relationship Between Omega-3 and Protein
Lecture presented by: Jeff Leighton, PhD
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.10, ACSM 1.00, AFAA 1.25, NASM-CGT 0.00, NASM-CPT 0.20, NCCPT 0.10, NESTA 0.10, NETA 0.10, NFPT 0.50, NSCA-CSCS 0.10, W.I.T.S. 1.00

Time Block V - Sunday, 9:40-11:00am
Exercise is a form of trauma. “No pain, no gain” is a great slogan but it has its downside. Pain resulting from exercise results in muscle loss via inflammatory mediators called cytokines. Omega-3 oil can modify inflammation and make protein supplements more effective, as well as optimize exercise periods. This lecture will provide many powerful nutritional insights, such as how to deal better with inflammation, disease prevention, and improved training and recovery times.