16 Premier Seminars – Thursday, August 11, 2011


IDEA World starts off with a broad selection of 16 intensive seminars offering comprehensive, in-depth training in various disciplines by some of the top companies in the industry. Expand your skill set and grow your career or business with these all-day sessions:


PS1 Schwinn® Indoor Cycling Instructor Training Course (Workshop)

Schwinn Indoor Cycling Instructor Training Course 8:00am–6:00pm
Presenters: Julz Arney and Jay Blahnik

Team-taught by Schwinn program creator Jay Blahnik and lead master instructor Julz Arney, this power-packed day offers you the industry’s finest and most comprehensive 1-day indoor cycling instructor training. Get all the tools you need to become a successful, sought-after instructor, including bike fit, cycling science, and the Schwinn® Cycling Coach’s Pyramid, a system that makes teaching indoor cycling easier for you and more exciting for your students. In this course, you’ll learn to teach knockout classes on any bike, but you’ll get to ride the new Schwinn® Authentic Cycling™ Performance Bike, and experience the bike’s MPower™ console!

This course includes two complete workouts, a comprehensive training manual, a resource DVD with 10 class designs, a Schwinn® Cycling intensity chart and Authentic Cycling video clips.

Limited to 55 participants.
Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion. Approved for 0.8 ACE and 7.25 AFAA CECs. Continuing education credits from other agencies are pending.

Pricing:
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION
By 8/10/11
IDEA Member $189
Nonmember $209

REGULAR REGISTRATION
After 8/10/11
IDEA Member $209
Nonmember $229

ONSITE
IDEA Member $229
Nonmember $249


 

Risk Free: Money back guaranteed if you are not satisfied with this conference.



 


PS2 American Council on Exercise (ACE) Youth Fitness Training (Lecture & Workshop)

ACE Youth Fitness Training 8:00am–5:00pm
Presenters: Todd Galati, MA, and Jessica Matthews, MS

While many youth fitness training workshops generally focus on traditional assessments, program design and exercise instruction, ACE’s Youth Fitness Training workshop delivers much, much more. You’ll get the latest in both assessment and programming, then go further to focus on balance and the core, functional movement and resistance training, communication, and the behavioral and emotional components essential to creating an overall positive experience that motivates and empowers young clients to long-term change. This workshop explores the true art of personal training and also investigates key business strategies for personal trainers.

Upon successful completion of this workshop, you will be able to:

1. Design youth fitness programs using the ACE Integrated Fitness Training™ (ACE IFT™) Model that account for unique developmental variables (e.g., physiological, behavioral, musculoskeletal, metabolic, motor skills) to limit injuries and enhance program success.
2. Deliver fun youth programs that include positive competition, teambuilding and progressive challenges to enhance participation for a lifetime.
3. Implement effective weight management strategies that help prevent obesity in today’s youth and tomorrow’s adults.

Limited to 80 participants.
Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion. Approved for 0.6 ACE CECs. Continuing education credits from other agencies are pending.

Pricing:
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION
By 8/10/11
IDEA Member $169
Nonmember $189

REGULAR REGISTRATION
After 8/10/11
IDEA Member $189
Nonmember $209

ONSITE
IDEA Member $209
Nonmember $229


 

Risk Free: Money back guaranteed if you are not satisfied with this conference.



 


PS3 Body Back™ (Workshop)

Body Back 8:00am–5:00pm
Presenter: Lisa Druxman, MA

Body Back is the newest program release from Stroller Strides® founder Lisa Druxman. This resultsbased program is designed specifically for moms. Whether your client had a baby recently or 20 years ago, it will help her to "get her body back." Most importantly, this training program will give you specific tools to help your client see her potential in an inspiring and powerful environment.

In this course, you will learn how to offer Body Back and its continuation classes, including three different class formats, the Body Back nutritional program, information on online support, and inspiration for your clients. (Please bring your own mat for this course.)

Fee includes: The Body Back instructor manual, Mama Wants Her Body Back DVD, food journal and program guide, sample marketing materials and so much more!

Limited to 100 participants.
Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion. This course has been approved for 0.7 ACE CECs. Continuing education credits from other agencies are pending.


Pricing:
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION
By 8/10/11
IDEA Member $229
Nonmember $249

REGULAR REGISTRATION
After 8/10/11
IDEA Member $249
Nonmember $269

ONSITE
IDEA Member $269
Nonmember $289


 

Risk Free: Money back guaranteed if you are not satisfied with this conference.



 


PS4 Kranking® Fundamentals Instructor Training (Lecture/Workshop)

Kranking® Fundamentals Instructor Training 8:00am–5:00pm
Presenter: Yvonne Juarez

Kranking is a fitness program that revolutionizes upper-body training using the arms, shoulder and shoulder girdle, and torso muscles as the primary movers for both cardiovascular and strength conditioning. This course covers basic set-up and training on the KRANKcycle®, the benefits of Kranking, biomechanics, physiology, application to athletic, general and special populations, how to train people with disabilities, how to implement Kranking into any club model, personal training applications, and the Johnny G Energy Training System, as well as teaching methods and class design.

Limited to 25 participants.
Participants will receive a Certificate of Completio. Approved for 0.8 ACE, 7.5 AFAA and 0.8 NASM CECs. Continuing education credits from other agencies are pending.

Pricing:
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION
By 8/10/11
IDEA Member $189
Nonmember $209

REGULAR REGISTRATION
After 8/10/11
IDEA Member $209
Nonmember $229

ONSITE
IDEA Member $229
Nonmember $249


 

Risk Free: Money back guaranteed if you are not satisfied with this conference.



 


PS5 Corporate Wellness—The Multibillion Dollar Wave of the Future (Lecture/Workshop)

Corporate Wellness—The Multibillion Dollar Wave of the Future 8:00am–5:00pm
Presenter: Mark Kelly, PhD

Corporate wellness is not a passing fad. Nor is it just for fitness buffs. It is for companies who believe exercise and diet can positively impact the existing health problems in the workforce today. If you are primed and ready to deliver top-notch services ranging from fitness assessments and large-scale group exercise programs to holistic and integrative health programming, you are in a remarkable position to affect change in the workplace and in people’s lives. There has never been a better time to reap the positive results and fiscal rewards that are obtainable in the corporate wellness field.

In this seminar, you will:

1. Learn how to analyze a company’s needs based on its size, existing fitness facilities/programs and preventive healthcare policies.
2. Learn how to integrate necessary outside healthcare services to complement the programs that are currently in place.
3. Get several “turnkey” programs/systems that will demonstrate your value as a corporate wellness consultant to any company.
4. Learn how to perform a “before and after” health risk analysis and demonstrate company healthcare savings.


Workshop price includes a workbook.

Limited to 100 participants.
Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion. Approved for 1.0 NFPT CEC. Continuing education credits from other agencies are pending.

Pricing:
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION
By 8/10/11
IDEA Member $189
Nonmember $209

REGULAR REGISTRATION
After 8/10/11
IDEA Member $209
Nonmember $229

ONSITE
IDEA Member $229
Nonmember $249


 

Risk Free: Money back guaranteed if you are not satisfied with this conference.



 


PS6 Training the Fascial Lines (Workshop)

Training the Fascial Lines 8:00am–5:00pm
Presenters: Douglas Brooks, MS, Cassidy Phillips and Peter Twist, MSc

Awaken a new dimension of training as you explore the theoretical and practical perspectives of the synergy between fascia, muscle and nerves. Any trainer focusing on functional training, sport conditioning and keeping adults at their best, needs programming predicated on the structure and function of the fascial system. Your body’s myofascial network exists in long lines, crossing joints and wrapping around the body, making this tissue ideal for stability and mobility. Learn how your myofascial network helps muscles control and move the body. Fascia is proprioceptively rich and communicates at great speeds, permitting every body to function better with whole-body integrated exercise.

Upon completion of this course, you will:

1. Be able to apply the training methodology that focuses on lengthen—strengthen—energize—rebuild to activate Smart Muscle®.
2. Have the tools to help clients eliminate fear, embrace failure, ward off injury, burn calories and reset youthful confidence using exercises that engage muscle and the mind.
3. Experience unique programming for stability, mobility, whole-body strength, energetic movement and recovery-restoration.
4. Discover a new revenue stream, strengthen member retention and grow referrals with this innovative world-class workout system.


Limited to 150 participants.
Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion. Continuing education credits are pending.

Pricing:
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION
By 8/10/11
IDEA Member $189
Nonmember $209

REGULAR REGISTRATION
After 8/10/11
IDEA Member $209
Nonmember $229

ONSITE
IDEA Member $229
Nonmember $249


 

Risk Free: Money back guaranteed if you are not satisfied with this conference.



 


PS7 NASM OPT 2011: The Evolution of Integrated Training (Lecture & Workshop)

NASM OPT 2011: The Evolution of Integrated Training 8:00am–5:00pm
Presenters: Tony Ambler-Wright, MS, Eric Beard, MS, and Rick Richey, MS

This special offering includes real-life, practical application tips from the National Academy of Sports Medicine’s (NASM) powerful Optimum Performance Training Model™ (OPT™). We will target programming for clients who are interested in corrective exercise, weight loss and mixed martial arts athletic performance.


1. Corrective Exercise for Pain-Free Movement, presented by Eric Beard, MS
Explore the movement impairments that occur as a result of chronic pain and repetitive injury, and learn how to incorporate specific techniques that will help clients to manage, and possibly eradicate, pain and injury. Delve into functional anatomy and experience NASM’s corrective exercise four-step process for powerful results.

2. Innovative Programming Strategies for Weight Loss, presented by Rick Richey, MS
In this segment, you will get vital information on how to progress and regress exercises to match a client’s needs, as well as explore some creative programming options that seamlessly combine “go-to” proven techniques with hot new trends in metabolic training“giving your client the best advantage to realize their weight loss and fitness goals.

3. Mixed Martial Arts Training for Weight Loss and Athletic Conditioning, presented by Tony Ambler-Wright, MS
Mixed martial artists (MMA) are some of the most fiercely-conditioned athletes on the planet. Learn how NASM conditions top MMA athletes with the patented OPT™ methodology and how to safely infuse your clients’ workouts with these fun and results-oriented techniques. Walk away with several options for conducting workouts worthy of a world-class mixed martial artist.

Limited to 150 participants.
Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion. Approved for 0.8 NASM CECs.

Pricing:
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION
By 8/10/11
IDEA Member $199
Nonmember $219

REGULAR REGISTRATION
After 8/10/11
IDEA Member $219
Nonmember $239

ONSITE
IDEA Member $239
Nonmember $259


 

Risk Free: Money back guaranteed if you are not satisfied with this conference.



 


PS8 Zumba® Basic Skills Instructor Training (Workshop)

Zumba® Basic Skills Instructor Training 8:00am–5:00pm
Presenters: Gina Grant and Eliza Stone

In this course, you will learn the foundation and formula to teach a successful Zumba class, including the steps to four basic rhythms: merengue, salsa, cumbia and reggaeton. Find out how to put these steps together and how to create your first Zumba class. Get all the tools and resources you need to teach Zumba!

Fee includes: Cardio Party and Live Class DVD, 20-Minute Express Workout DVD, 4 Basic Rhythms Review DVD, Cardio Party Music CD and the Zumba instructor manual.

Limited to 250 participants.
Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion. Approved for 5.5 AFAA CEUs and 0.7 ACE CECs. Continuing education credits from other agencies are pending.

Pricing:
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION
By 8/10/11
IDEA Member $199
Nonmember $219

REGULAR REGISTRATION
After 8/10/11
IDEA Member $219
Nonmember $239


 

Risk Free: Money back guaranteed if you are not satisfied with this conference.



 


PS9 Zumba® Basic Skills Instructor Training (Workshop)

Zumba® Basic Skills Instructor Training 8:00am–5:00pm
Presenters: Tony Witt and Joy Smith

In this course, you will learn the foundation and formula to teach a successful Zumba class, including the steps to four basic rhythms: merengue, salsa, cumbia and reggaeton. Find out how to put these steps together and how to create your first Zumba class. Get all the tools and resources you need to teach Zumba!

Fee includes: Cardio Party and Live Class DVD, 20-Minute Express Workout DVD, 4 Basic Rhythms Review DVD, Cardio Party Music CD and the Zumba instructor manual.

Limited to 175 participants.
Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion. Approved for 5.5 AFAA CEUs and 0.7 ACE CECs. Continuing education credits from other agencies are pending.

Pricing:
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION
By 8/10/11
IDEA Member $199
Nonmember $219

REGULAR REGISTRATION
After 8/10/11
IDEA Member $219
Nonmember $239


 

Risk Free: Money back guaranteed if you are not satisfied with this conference.



 


PS10 Gray Institute: Functional Assessment Strategies & Program Design (Workshop)

Gray Institute:
Functional Assessment
Strategies & Program
Design 8:00am–3:00pm
Presenters: Gary Gray, PT, and Lenny Parracino

In this seminar, you will learn to optimize training environments with Applied Functional Science™ (AFS), a principle-strategy-technique process that will maximize your abilities as a trainer and your clients’ abilities as well. AFS allows you to optimize your current skills with a logical, sequential process that can be applied to any person at any level for any goal. The AFS process is the convergence of the physical sciences, biological sciences and behavioral sciences—the foundation for empowering strategies and techniques that apply to functional assessment, training, and conditioning, rehabilitation and injury prevention. Most importantly, AFS integrates neuromusculoskeletal Chain Reaction™ biomechanics to address how the body truly functions three-dimensionally and as a whole.

This session will conclude with a roundtable discussion to answer questions and show you how to design a powerful program using AFS. Here is your chance to get all of your questions answered by the “Father of Function,” Gary Gray, founder of the revolutionary Gray Institute.

Limited to 80 participants.
Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion. Continuing education credits are pending.

Pricing:
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION
By 8/10/11
IDEA Member $169
Nonmember $189

REGULAR REGISTRATION
After 8/10/11
IDEA Member $189
Nonmember $209

ONSITE
IDEA Member $209
Nonmember $229


 

Risk Free: Money back guaranteed if you are not satisfied with this conference.



 


PS11 MELT®: Chronic Pattern Pain Series—The Unstable Pelvis (Lecture & Workshop)

MELT®: Chronic Pattern Pain Series—The Unstable Pelvis 8:00am–3:00pm
Presenter: Sue Hitzmann, MS

Over the past decade research has increased our understanding of muscle function and the role of connective tissue regarding joint integrity and postural longevity, leading to the development of new evidence-based approaches. The MELT Living-Body Model™ considers the evidence and the interplay of multiple systems to define how chronic pattern pain can be treated through Hands-Off Bodywork™.

The Unstable Pelvis, Level I course reviews the recent advances in neurofascial science regarding pelvic stability and presents applications for whole-body assessment, strategy, and long-term treatment based on an integrated, applicable model. Using MELT reconnect, repattern and reintegration techniques and stabilization exercises, you will learn how to efficiently address common neurofascial dysfunction and improve chronic pattern pain within the pelvic girdle.

Limited to 100 participants.
Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion. Continuing education credits are pending.

Pricing:
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION
By 8/10/11
IDEA Member $199
Nonmember $219

REGULAR REGISTRATION
After 8/10/11
IDEA Member $219
Nonmember $239

ONSITE
IDEA Member $239
Nonmember $259


 

Risk Free: Money back guaranteed if you are not satisfied with this conference.



 


PS12 Social Media— Fit Biz Boot Camp (Lecture)

Social Media—
Fit Biz Boot Camp 8:00am–3:00pm
Presenter: Chalene Johnson

Are you overwhelmed by the amount of time and knowledge it takes to keep up with everything happening in cyberspace? Still unconvinced that it can have a dramatic impact on your business? Join leading fitness and business expert, Fit Life coach Chalene Johnson as she provides social media information that can dramatically increase your business growth and potential. Learn the latest dos and don’ts and how to create an online presence in less than 30 minutes a day. It’s time to dig in and get ahead of the game!

Limited to 300 participants.
Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion. Continuing education credits are pending.

Pricing:
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION
By 8/10/11
IDEA Member $199
Nonmember $219

REGULAR REGISTRATION
After 8/10/11
IDEA Member $219
Nonmember $239

ONSITE
IDEA Member $239
Nonmember $259


 

Risk Free: Money back guaranteed if you are not satisfied with this conference.



 


PS13 STOTT PILATES® Mat-Plus™ (Workshop)

STOTT PILATES®
Mat-Plus™ 8:00am–12 Noon
Presenter: Sally Belanger

This interactive workshop demonstrates how simple tools can expand the options available in any Matwork™ class. Learn select exercises from the STOTT PILATES Matwork repertoire incorporating the Arc Barrel, the Fitness Circle® resistance ring and the Flex-Band® exerciser. Find out how you can use these props to challenge the core and periphery and aid in developing a program for all ability levels. Learn to utilize these tools to challenge or facilitate movements in flexion, lateral flexion or extension, or to target core and peripheral muscle with ingenuity and variety. You’ll also discover useful tips on the application of exercises and modifications for specific body types, fitness levels and special needs, as well as learn cues and corrections for safety and effectiveness.

Limited to 45 participants.
Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion. Approved for 0.4 STOTT PILATES CECs. Continuing educations credits from other agencies are pending.

Pricing:
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION
By 8/10/11
IDEA Member $159
Nonmember $179

REGULAR REGISTRATION
After 8/10/11
IDEA Member $179
Nonmember $199

ONSITE
IDEA Member $199
Nonmember $219


 

Risk Free: Money back guaranteed if you are not satisfied with this conference.



 


PS14 Combine 360—When Training is Your Sport! (Lecture & Workshop)

Combine 360—When
Training is Your Sport! 12 Noon–5:00pm
Presenters: Todd Durkin, MA, Christopher Mohr, PhD, RD, Angus Mugford, PhD, Steve Shenbaum, Peter Twist, MS, and C360 Faculty

Get ready to be wowed! IMG Academies and Under Armour® have joined forces to develop Combine 360 (C360). This revolutionary, comprehensive athletic assessment platform establishes the global measurement standard for sports performance. It measures and records sport-specific movement ability, character, nutritional awareness, ability to communicate and a variety of other performance indicators that are critical to the vibrant, active life your clients desire. Come learn the science behind C360, the trade secrets to implementing valid assessments, and a business pathway to monetize testing for adult clients, athletes and teams. Take advantage of this unusual opportunity—trainers can usually only experience the C360 program during as a 2-day C360 certification. Get a head start and be on your way to using C360 training to help grow your business and inspire clients.

In this introductory course, you will:

1. Learn the need for challenge-based training for kids, athletes and active adults, and which tests are most important.
2. Get an overview of the specific sport-performance indicators upon which the C360 measurement system is based.
3. Experience several C360 tests and get tips on how to make the tests valid, replicable and professional.
4. Get tips on how to create a business model that supports testing and challenge-based training.


Here’s your chance to distinguish yourself and make a strong brand statement by offering an inspirational program that will activate and ignite clients of all ages. Help them to see their potential, and boost your business in the process.

Limited to 150 participants.
Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion. Continuing education credits from agencies are pending.

Pricing:
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION
By 8/10/11
IDEA Member $149
Nonmember $169

REGULAR REGISTRATION
After 8/10/11
IDEA Member $169
Nonmember $189

ONSITE
IDEA Member $189
Nonmember $209


 

Risk Free: Money back guaranteed if you are not satisfied with this conference.



 


PS15 PTA Global: Systems, Sciences & Tools— Mastering Your Trade (Lecture & Workshop)

PTA Global: Systems,
Sciences & Tools—
Mastering Your Trade 1:00pm–5:00pm
Presenters: Rodney Corn, MA, Michol Dalcourt and Scott Hopson

We all seem to agree that we live and move in a three-dimensional world, but what does it look like and what does that do for you as a trainer? What is science now showing us about how the body prefers to distribute forces placed on it, and how can you apply this to your clients? How does heart rate training benefit you and your clients? How can you use it to guide your programming to maximize hormonal responses in the body? What other tools and methods of training can you use to enhance your programs? Dive into the science of the human body to uncover key aspects of how movement can change your client. Learn how to apply practical systems to effectively make changes, and explore how different tools can make a massive impact on your programming strategies. If you are serious about your career, you won’t want to miss this!

Limited to 130 participants.
Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion. Approved for 4.0 PTA Global CECs. Continuing education credits from agencies are pending.

Pricing:
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION
By 8/10/11
IDEA Member $149
Nonmember $169

REGULAR REGISTRATION
After 8/10/11
IDEA Member $169
Nonmember $189

ONSITE
IDEA Member $189
Nonmember $209


 

Risk Free: Money back guaranteed if you are not satisfied with this conference.

 


PS16 STOTT PILATES® Essential to Intermediate Reformer (Workshop)

STOTT PILATES®
Essential to Intermediate
Reformer 1:00pm–5:00pm
Presenter: John Garey, MS

The Pilates reformer can be an outstanding tool to help trainers add precision and control to any group or individual workout. In this course, you will learn select exercises from the STOTT PILATES Essential Reformer repertoire with an emphasis on the purpose of the exercises, movement patterns, breath patterns and alignment. Learn more about the adjustments and safety concerns when working with the reformer, as well as the specific benefits of working with specialized spring-resistance equipment. You will explore how to progress from the Essential-level moves to the more complex and challenging Intermediate work. Take this opportunity to hone your observation skills and learn what to look for to determine a client’s readiness to progress. Discover the benefits of reformer training, including increasing strength mobility, developing core stability and improving the mind-body connection.

Limited to 36 participants.
Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion. Approved for 0.4 STOTT PILATES CECs. Continuing education credits from agencies are pending.

Pricing:
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION
By 8/10/11
IDEA Member $159
Nonmember $179

REGULAR REGISTRATION
After 8/10/11
IDEA Member $179
Nonmember $199

ONSITE
IDEA Member $199
Nonmember $219


 

Risk Free: Money back guaranteed if you are not satisfied with this conference.