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IDEA World Personal Trainer Convention™: A Comprehensive Event Specifically for Personal Trainers


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Los Angeles, CA — August 11-14, 2011

Download the Brochure Are you ready to experience a personal training conference made just for you? Then join us at the IDEA World Personal Trainer Convention. This special collection of 150+ educational sessions—designed for personal trainers—is a subset of the 27th annual IDEA World Fitness Convention™—the world’s largest and longest-running fitness convention.

Your registration also includes access to select sessions from our other categories, including: group fitness, cycling, mind-body and specialty areas such as nutrition and career development.

If you attend this conference and are not completely satisfied, we’ll offer you a money back guarantee.

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Highlights

The industry's most comprehensive Personal Trainer event:

  • State-of-the-art training in: Anatomy/Biomechanics, Assessment, Core and Balance, Corrective Exercise, Functional Training, Kettlebell Training, Mixed Martial Arts, Program Design, Small-Group/Partner Training, Specific Populations, Sport Conditioning, Training Techniques and much more

  • THE CHALLENGE!—This year, medals will be awarded throughout the educational sessions for physical, mental and inspirational challenges. Medal winners will receive prizes and special recognition throughout the convention.

  • Keynote address by Apolo Ohno, the most decorated American Winter Olympian and author of Zero Regrets, as he shares the inspiring story behind his success

  • Meet Dr. Daniel Amen, author of 28 books including The Amen Solution: The Brain Healthy Way to Lose Weight and Keep It Off and Change Your Brain, Change Your Body, star of five PBS specials, physician, professor, and CEO of Amen Clinics, Inc. Dr. Amen will show you how to create greater health for you and your clients

  • Pay tribute to Jack LaLanne as IDEA presents the inaugural Jack LaLanne Award to be accepted by Elaine LaLanne

  • Enjoy special discounts as you shop from 200+ companies in the Expo Hall with expanded Sunday hours

  • Earn up to 20 CECs from ACE, ACSM, AFAA, BOC, NASM-CPT, NESTA, NETA, NFPT, NSCA-CPT/CSCS, and W.I.T.S.

  • Choose from over 150 educational sessions from the industry's biggest names—designed just for you

  • Select from 8 Premier Seminars from the top companies in the industry

  • Congratulate and recognize the winners of the IDEA World Fitness Awards for Personal Trainer, Fitness Instructor and Program Director of the Year

  • Celebrate with new and old friends at the IDEA World Fitness Party

  • Stay in one of two conveniently-located convention hotels: JW Marriott at L.A. Live or The Wilshire Grand

  • Explore Los Angeles nightlife using L.A. Live as your home base

Pricing

Convention Pricing:

Guaranteed satisfaction or your money backFull Event: Friday, August 12–Sunday, August 14, 2011
IDEA Member $399
Nonmember $489 (Includes 1-year IDEA Membership)

2-Day Package: Choice of Friday & Saturday or Saturday & Sunday
IDEA Member $299
Nonmember $329

1-Day Package: Choice of Friday, Saturday or Sunday
IDEA Member $199
Nonmember $239

Full Event: Budget Friendly 2-Payment Plan Your first payment secures your spot!
(Offer ends June 17, 2011)

IDEA Member
1st - $199
2nd - $200

Nonmember (Includes 1-year IDEA Membership)
1st - $244
2nd - $245

 




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


Personal Training Sessions

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153: Get Functional With ViPR—Whole-Body Training at Its Best!
Workshop presented by: Michol Dalcourt
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.00, BOC 2.00, CI 0.20, NASM-CPT 0.20, NCSF 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 0.50, PTAG 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block B - Friday, 8:00-9:50am
Trainers! Are you ready to try something new? If so, you’ll want to experience a new whole-body training method that will elicit greater Vitality and better Performance as you Recondition (or retrain) the body to help your clients achieve improved function in their everyday pursuits. This versatile tool (ViPR) can be lifted, flipped, carried, thrown, tilted and so much more. Movement and strength training have finally come together to bring about truly functional results. Come and see what the buzz is all about!

160: Body Express Makeover (Full)
Workshop presented by: Michael George
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.00, BOC 2.00, CI 0.20, NASM-CPT 0.20, NCSF 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 0.50, PTAG 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block C - Friday, 10:20am-12:10pm
Find out how celebrity trainer Michael George uses his training system, Body Express, to reduce body fat and strengthen, sculpt and tone his celebrity clients’ bodies efficiently and expediently. Body Express features a series of multiple muscle group exercises combined with functional training, martial arts techniques, plyometrics, boxing and core training. It is fast fitness at its core. Discover motivational tactics that will push your clients past their self-imposed limitations. Learning to use a total-body approach to help your clients achieve their fitness goals is the key to becoming a highly regarded trainer who gets results!

161: TRX® Chain Stretching (Full)
Workshop presented by: Jonathan Ross
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.00, BOC 2.00, CI 0.20, NASM-CPT 0.20, NCSF 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 0.50, PTAG 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block C - Friday, 10:20am-12:10pm
Learn how to use the TRX® Suspension Trainer™ to enhance performance and function with this cutting-edge sequence of full-body chain postures for flexibility training. Based on the ground-breaking ideas in Anatomy Trains®, this session will review the basic myofascial lines and show you how to use the TRX to enhance the function of each. You'll finish the session with a flexibility workout that applies each technique in a smooth and effective flow.

162: Six Steps to Better Program Design (Full)
Workshop presented by: Michol Dalcourt
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.00, BOC 2.00, CI 0.20, NASM-CPT 0.20, NCSF 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 0.50, PTAG 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block C - Friday, 10:20am-12:10pm
Effective exercise selection can often be difficult and daunting. This six-step system will help you determine which exercises your clients will best tolerate...in every session! Walk away with skills to prescribe exercises to clients with pain or injury, properly regress and progress any exercise quickly, add an infinite number of exercises to your toolbox, and challenge clients to realize maximum gains. This hands-on workshop will also give you an opportunity to practice the methodology learned in this session.

163: Combine Training Challenge System
Workshop presented by: Peter Twist, MSc, and C360 Faculty
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.00, BOC 2.00, CI 0.20, NASM-CPT 0.20, NCSF 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 0.50, PTAG 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block C - Friday, 10:20am-12:10pm
Be better every day! Learn how the Combine360 program will give you the tools to inspire, evaluate, train and challenge athletes. Experience fun, exciting challenge-based exercises that will ignite your clients to achieve new fitness levels. Kids, athletes and active adults desiring a vibrant life can engage in these workouts and then compare their results online with peers across the nation. Under Armour's Combine360 is a measurement of athletic attributes, sport performance methodology, how-to-train education and workout programming. Discover the process for engaging your clients in an online challenge community where everyone fuels each other to keep training! (Repeated as session 552.)

164: BOSU® Plyo Progressions (Full)
Workshop presented by: Douglas Brooks, MS
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.00, BOC 2.00, CI 0.20, NASM-CPT 0.20, NCSF 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 0.50, PTAG 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block C - Friday, 10:20am-12:10pm
Quick, explosive and reactive movement is essential for developing the athleticism necessary for sport and life. Moving is one thing, but how fast you respond by decreasing "coupling" time off the floor is another! This workshop focuses on lower- and upper-body plyometric progressions, which can be appropriate for most of your clients or athletes. Don't be intimidated by plyometric training! Come and learn the drill mechanics, teaching cues and progressions to successfully incorporate this type of training into fitness and sport programs.

165: HIIT Training-High Intensity Interval Training
Workshop presented by: Mindy Mylrea
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.00, BOC 2.00, CI 0.20, NASM-CPT 0.20, NCSF 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 0.50, PTAG 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block C - Friday, 10:20am-12:10pm
HIIT Training is all the rage! This nonstop powerhouse session will cover current research, programming ideas, and the best HIIT exercises on the planet. Learn motivational cues and focusing techniques to engage and excite your students. Then dive deeper into Tabata training. Experience a higher intensity interval protocol that will change your workout world forever.

166: Club Spotlight: Equinox® Presents ViPR™ Wars WO (Full)
Special Time: 10:20-11:50am

Time Block C2 - Friday, 10:20-11:50am (Special Time)
The battle for evolutionary fitness is on! Meet the ViPR—a truly functional, whole-body training tool that bridges the gap between movement and strength. Put it and your body to the test and challenge muscular strength, cardiovascular endurance and agility. Team Equinox will take you from the basics to more advanced progressions that will add some bite to your personal training sessions and group fitness classes. Serious sweat and serious excitement equals serious results. Get bitten by ViPR!

167: BIG DANCE™
Workshop presented by: Jonatan Canada
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.00, ACSM 0.00, AFAA 1.00, BOC 0.00, CI 0.20, NASM-CPT 0.20, NCSF 0.20, NESTA 0.00, NETA 0.00, NFPT 0.50, PTAG 0.20, W.I.T.S. 1.00

Time Block C - Friday, 10:20am-12:10pm
BIG DANCE™ is the original ballroom dance group fitness program for anyone who wants to learn how to ballroom dance! Don’t worry if you don’t have a partner, the goal is to learn dance through simple sequences. Suited for all levels, the 55-minute class is designed to improve aerobic capacity and coordination using the steps and styles of 10 different ballroom dances. (Repeated as session 104.)

168: Step on Cue!
Workshop presented by: Melanie Douglass, RN
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.00, BOC 0.00, CI 0.20, NASM-CPT 0.20, NCSF 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 0.50, PTAG 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block C - Friday, 10:20am-12:10pm
Step junkies! Come one, come all! Now here's a session that is all about advanced step choreography. You'll journey through three advanced step combinations and learn new ways to audibly cue complicated moves besides the old favorite, "watch this." If you can cue it—they will come!

Thursday

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011: MELT®: Chronic Pattern Pain Series—The Unstable Pelvis L/WS
Premier Seminar presented by: Sue Hitzmann, MS
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.60, ACSM 6.00, AFAA 3.00, BOC 6.00, CI 0.60, NASM-CPT 0.60, NCSF 0.60, NESTA 0.60, NETA 0.60, NFPT 1.00, PTAG 0.60, W.I.T.S. 6.00

Thursday, 8:00am-3:00pm
Nearly 80% of active adults will incur pain due to common, repetitive strain patterns of everyday living. 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. 1-hour lunch is on your own. Workshop price includes manual, MELT roller and a mini MELT Hand and Foot Treatment Kit. Continuing education credits are pending.
By Sue Hitzmann, MS

012: Social Media—Fit Biz Boot Camp L
Premier Seminar presented by: Chalene Johnson
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.60, ACSM 6.00, AFAA 3.00, BOC 0.00, CI 0.60, NASM-CPT 0.60, NCSF 0.60, NESTA 0.60, NETA 0.60, NFPT 1.00, PTAG 0.60, W.I.T.S. 6.00

Thursday, 8:00am-3:00pm
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! 1-hour lunch is on your own. Continuing education credits are pending.
By Chalene Johnson

013: STOTT PILATES® Mat-Plus™ WS
Premier Seminar presented by: Sally Belanger
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.40, ACSM 4.00, AFAA 2.00, BOC 4.00, CI 0.40, NASM-CPT 0.40, NCSF 0.40, NESTA 0.40, NETA 0.40, NFPT 1.00, PTAG 0.40, W.I.T.S. 4.00

Thursday, 8:00am-12:00pm
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. Approved for 0.4 STOTT PILATES CECs. Continuing educations credits from other agencies are pending.
By Sally Belanger

014: Under Armour® C360 L/WS
Premier Seminar presented by: Todd Durkin, MA, Christopher R. Mohr, PhD, RD, Angus Mugford, PhD, Peter Twist, MSc, and C360 Faculty
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.40, ACSM 4.00, AFAA 2.50, BOC 5.00, CI 0.50, NASM-CPT 0.50, NCSF 0.50, NESTA 0.40, NETA 0.40, NFPT 1.00, PTAG 0.50, W.I.T.S. 4.00

Thursday, 12:00-5:00pm
Get ready to be wowed! IMG Academies and Under Armour have joined forces to develop Combine360 (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 as a full 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. Continuing education credits from agencies are pending.
By Todd Durkin, MA, Christopher Mohr, PhD, RD, Angus Mugford, PhD, Peter Twist, MSc, C360 Faculty

015: PTA Global: Systems, Sciences & Tools—Mastering Your Trade WS/L
Premier Seminar presented by: Rodney Corn, MA, Michol Dalcourt, and Scott Hopson
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.40, ACSM 4.00, AFAA 2.00, BOC 4.00, CI 0.40, NASM-CPT 0.40, NCSF 0.40, NESTA 0.40, NETA 0.40, NFPT 1.00, PTAG 0.40, W.I.T.S. 4.00

Thursday, 1:00-5:00pm
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!
By Rodney Corn, MA, Michol Dalcourt, Scott Hopson

016: STOTT PILATES® Essential to Intermediate Reformer WS
Premier Seminar presented by: John Garey, MS
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.40, ACSM 4.00, AFAA 2.00, BOC 4.00, CI 0.40, NASM-CPT 0.40, NCSF 0.40, NESTA 0.40, NETA 0.40, NFPT 1.00, PTAG 0.40, W.I.T.S. 4.00

Thursday, 1:00-5:00pm
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. Approved for 0.4 STOTT PILATES CECs. Continuing educations credits from other agencies are pending.
By John Garey, MS
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Friday

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176: TBD
Workshop presented by: Presenter TBD

Time Block C - Friday, 10:20am-12:10pm
Session Description TBD

177: STOTT PILATES®: Functional Athletic Core Conditioning on the Cardio-Tramp
Workshop presented by: John Garey, MS
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.00, BOC 2.00, CI 0.00, NASM-CPT 0.20, NCSF 0.00, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 0.50, PTAG 0.00, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block C - Friday, 10:20am-12:10pm
Learn innovative new programming on the STOTT PILATES Reformer and Cardio-Tramp. This 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 nontraditional Pilates exercises that use the incredible diversity of the reformer to effectively train both concentric and eccentric muscular ability.

178: Spinning® Energy Zone™ Journey (Full)
Workshop presented by: Jeff Krabiel
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.00, BOC 0.00, CI 0.20, NASM-CPT 0.20, NCSF 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 0.50, PTAG 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block C - Friday, 10:20am-12:10pm
Boost your knowledge of the heart rate training foundation of the Spinning program. Travel through the Spinning Energy Zones in a ride that will take you seamlessly through all five zones while distinguishing each zone's unique characteristics. This is a great session for new instructors, as well as experienced instructors who need a fresh look at the Spinning Energy Zones.

179: Keiser®: Circuit Challenge
Workshop presented by: Krista Popowych
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.00, BOC 0.00, CI 0.20, NASM-CPT 0.20, NCSF 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 0.50, PTAG 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block C - Friday, 10:20am-12:10pm
The circuit challenge is a heart-pounding, full-body workout that uses the Keiser indoor cycles, striders and resistance equipment for an efficient and effective workout. This class is designed for all participant levels and incorporates muscle conditioning and high-intensity cardio intervals to challenge participants to push to their full potential. Taught to great music and with seamless transitions, this workout is sure to inspire! (This session is presented in a workout format as session 516.)

180: Kranking®: The Next Revolution in Fitness
Workshop presented by: Yvonne Juarez
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.00, BOC 0.00, CI 0.20, NASM-CPT 0.20, NCSF 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 0.50, PTAG 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block C - Friday, 10:20am-12:10pm
This workshop will demonstrate how Kranking revolutionizes exercise by using the arms, shoulders and torso muscles in a way never experienced before, while providing incredible cardiovascular training, cross-training for the lower body, functional training and postural balance for the upper body, and core strengthening and alternative strength training for individuals who do not like to lift weights. Get a basic overview of the benefits of Kranking and find out how to integrate this program into your club. (This session is repeated as 392.)

181: Indo-Row®: The Perfect Calorie Burn
Workshop presented by: Jay Blahnik, and Josh Crosby
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.00, BOC 0.00, CI 0.00, NASM-CPT 0.20, NCSF 0.00, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 0.50, PTAG 0.00, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block C - Friday, 10:20am-12:10pm
It's 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. (This session is repeated as sessions 112, 242, 393 and 421.)

182: Schwinn® Cycling: Music Makeover (Full)
Workshop presented by: Julz Arney
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.00, BOC 0.00, CI 0.20, NASM-CPT 0.20, NCSF 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 0.50, PTAG 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block C - Friday, 10:20am-12:10pm
Great coaching gets your riders to work, but great music motivates them to rock! Whether you're just starting to build your indoor cycling music library, or it's already stuffed with thousands of songs, discover a fresh approach to choosing and maximizing the soundtrack of your workouts—no matter what type of music you like to use—and watch your classes come alive! You'll leave with access to dozens of the Schwinn® team's top tracks along with maps for how to use them.

186: IDEA FitnessConnect Insider Tips (Full)
Lecture presented by: Mike Bannan

Time Block D2 - Friday, 12:25-1:25pm
For the first time in 12 months, we’re letting our programmers out of the IDEA labs to share hidden features and the secrets of the most successful IDEA FitnessConnect Profiles! In this session you will learn about 23 factors affecting your search-results rank, discover 3 hidden features that will help your business and 3 unexpected profile attributes that generate the most client activity.

190: Batuka® Dance—The Evolution of Movement
Workshop presented by: Fred Hoffman, MEd, and Team Batuka
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.00, BOC 0.00, CI 0.20, NASM-CPT 0.20, NCSF 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 0.50, PTAG 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block E - Friday, 2:10-4:00pm
Batuka Dance, a seamless integration of music and movement, brings new energy and inspiration to group fitness. Driven by original music created by multi-Grammy Award winner Kike Santander, Batuka’s easy-to-follow combinations bridge the gap between pre-choreographed and freestyle by providing Monday morning-ready classes together with tools to progress and regress the routines. Come explore Batuka Dance“ World moves to global grooves.

191: Gray Institute: Assessment and Solutions for the Foot and Ankle
Workshop presented by: Lenny Parracino
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.00, BOC 2.00, CI 0.00, NASM-CPT 0.20, NCSF 0.00, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 0.50, PTAG 0.00, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block E - Friday, 2:10-4:00pm
The foot and ankle is a very complex anatomical structure with 26 irregularly shaped bones, 30 joints, over 100 ligaments, and 23 muscles acting directly on them. The rest of the body and its parts must work harmoniously to achieve efficient movement of the foot and ankle complex. This session takes a look at its ability to change its function depending on the movement performed. You will learn the principles, strategies and techniques that will empower you to assess and address foot and ankle function. This seminar encourages direct participation and interaction, is designed for all health and fitness professionals and applies to all client populations.

Saturday

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384: Flexibility Highways "In Motion"
Lecture / Workshop presented by: Chuck Wolf, MS
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.00, BOC 2.00, CI 0.20, NASM-CPT 0.20, NCSF 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 0.50, PTAG 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block L - Saturday, 1:45-3:35pm
Mobilizing muscles and joints without incorporating a stabilizing movement pattern can actually increase your client's risk of injury. This workshop describes the first edition of Flexibility Highways and goes one step further. Learn strategies and rationale for movement patterns that proprioceptively reinforces the increased range of motion. Discover how you can enhance success for gaining strength through a tri-plane range of motion.

385: STOTT PILATES®: Equipment Programming for Breast Cancer Rehab
Lecture / Workshop presented by: Sally Belanger
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.00, BOC 2.00, CI 0.20, NASM-CPT 0.20, NCSF 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 0.50, PTAG 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block L - Saturday, 1:45-3:35pm
Many more women will survive breast cancer today than ever before. A specially designed fitness program will be a tremendous asset and will provide a more comfortable recovery and deliver increased strength and endurance to resume an active lifestyle. This workshop will look at a series of gentle, targeted resistance-based reformer exercises, focusing on range of motion for the entire shoulder girdle. Other areas of emphasis include establishing mobility, restoring posture, ensuring proper biomechanics and developing core and peripheral strength to address muscular imbalances created from various types of surgeries.

386: Pilatesstick®: Moving Strength (Full)
Workshop presented by: Zoey Trap, MSc
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.00, BOC 0.00, CI 0.20, NASM-CPT 0.20, NCSF 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 0.50, PTAG 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block L - Saturday, 1:45-3:35pm
This foundational workshop will introduce you to the Pilatesstick and will take you through a starter workout that will challenge the stability of the powerhouse while building the strength and flexibility of the limbs. Highlighting the versatility and adaptability of the "stick," a flowing workout incorporating mat, reformer and Cadillac exercises will move the student from supine to standing in a continuous dance of movement.

387: YogaPlus™ by YogaFit®
Workshop presented by: Beth Shaw
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.00, BOC 0.00, CI 0.20, NASM-CPT 0.20, NCSF 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 0.50, PTAG 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block L - Saturday, 1:45-3:35pm
Full-figured individuals can take advantage of techniques taught in this workshop. This teacher training includes yoga postures and modifications for larger bodies. Many people are intimidated to try yoga for fear of not being thin enough or fit enough. This training will give you the teaching tools you need to enable people of all shapes and sizes to reap the benefits of yoga. Yoga classes are taught at a comfortable pace and demonstrate a diverse use of props, which enables every body to enjoy a gentle practice.

388: YOGression: Creative Yoga Sequences
Workshop presented by: Lauren Eirk
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.00, BOC 0.00, CI 0.20, NASM-CPT 0.20, NCSF 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 0.50, PTAG 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block L - Saturday, 1:45-3:35pm
We are told that we are practicing hatha yoga, yet we all learn about asanas as end goals with little idea of how to get there. In YOGression, learn what progression in yoga really means, in terms of the smallest steps that we can take toward achieving a goal. Learn why longer practices, acquiring more rigorous adjustments, or forcing yourself into more difficult positions are not effective ways to achieve a particular position. Experience seven creative sequences that not only move you toward your goals more efficiently, but change your ideas of what a yoga pose really is: INFINITE!

389: Schwinn® Cycling: You Had Me at Hello (Full)
Workshop presented by: Jeffrey Scott
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.00, BOC 0.00, CI 0.20, NASM-CPT 0.20, NCSF 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 0.50, PTAG 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block L - Saturday, 1:45-3:35pm
Since you never get a second chance to make a first impression, don't miss this opportunity to identify, practice and implement some of the most important communication skills you need to be a world-class indoor cycling instructor (and learn the common pitfalls you'll definitely want to avoid!). Experience a self-assessment to help you pinpoint places for improvement and leave with a before, during and after class communication checklist that will help every group cycling instructor better connect with and inspire a room full of riders. This workshop includes a complete ride experience with detailed notes.

390: SPINNING® Technical Training (Full)
Workshop presented by: Doug Katona
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.00, ACSM 0.00, AFAA 1.00, BOC 0.00, CI 0.20, NASM-CPT 0.20, NCSF 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.00, NFPT 0.50, PTAG 0.20, W.I.T.S. 1.00

Time Block L - Saturday, 1:45-3:35pm
Experience a pure and specific training session that will focus on better performance in many different ways. Come and ride in a more technical setting that encourages you to think about what you are doing during your training sessions. Discover real, tried-and-true training on the bike. This is a great session for those who are looking for more cycling-specific techniques to be used in the Spinning environment.

391: Keiser®: The Cyclist Toolbox
Workshop presented by: Suzette O'Byrne
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.00, BOC 0.00, CI 0.20, NASM-CPT 0.20, NCSF 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 0.50, PTAG 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block L - Saturday, 1:45-3:35pm
Put away the bike pump and get out your instructing toolbox! Proper bike set-up is only half of the equation when it comes to an efficient ride. Learn how the effective use of cycling technique, form and muscle activation can ensure your participants take full advantage of their endurance, power, efficiency and safety. Evaluate bike set-up to maximize results. Experience practical drills to teach your participants to ride with muscles that power the pedal stroke and relax those that contribute to fatigue and pain.

392: Kranking®: The Next Revolution in Fitness
Workshop presented by: Becky Jalbert
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.00, BOC 0.00, CI 0.20, NASM-CPT 0.20, NCSF 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 0.50, PTAG 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block L - Saturday, 1:45-3:35pm
This workshop will demonstrate how Kranking revolutionizes exercise by using the arms, shoulders and torso muscles in a way never experienced before while providing incredible cardiovascular training, cross-training for the lower body, functional training and postural balance for the upper body, core strengthening, and alternative strength training for individuals who do not like to lift weights. Get a basic overview of the benefits of Kranking and how to integrate this program into your club. (This session is repeated as 180.)

393: Indo-Row®: The Perfect Calorie Burn
Workshop presented by: Jay Blahnik, and Josh Crosby
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.00, BOC 0.00, CI 0.20, NASM-CPT 0.20, NCSF 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 0.50, PTAG 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block L - Saturday, 1:45-3:35pm
It's 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. (This session is repeated as sessions 112, 181, 242 and 421.)

Sunday

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580: TBD
Workshop presented by: Presenter TBD

Time Block S - Sunday, 2:10-4:00pm
Session Description TBD

582: Power Ball
Workshop presented by: Patrick Goudeau
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.00, BOC 0.00, CI 0.20, NASM-CPT 0.20, NCSF 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 0.50, PTAG 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block S - Sunday, 2:10-4:00pm
This workshop is all about creative cardio and effective strength moves using one amazing piece of equipment: the medicine ball. Power Ball takes you to the next level in medicine ball training, applicable for both the personal trainer looking for drills and the group instructor seeking new patterns and combos. So grab a ball, give yourself room to move, and see if you have what it takes to keep up with these progressively intense drills. Sometimes you only need a ball to have a ball!

583: Cut to the Core
Workshop presented by: Carol Murphy
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.00, BOC 2.00, CI 0.20, NASM-CPT 0.20, NCSF 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 0.50, PTAG 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block S - Sunday, 2:10-4:00pm
Get ready to learn the most effective trunk exercises and why they work so efficiently. This all-new core workout defines your abs, strengthens your back and improves your posture for a healthier lifestyle. Challenge your core like never before as you balance, strengthen and stabilize with powerful ball exercises.

584: Low-Back Savers
Lecture / Workshop presented by: Tony Ambler-Wright, MS
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.00, BOC 2.00, CI 0.20, NASM-CPT 0.20, NCSF 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 0.50, PTAG 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block S - Sunday, 2:10-4:00pm
Affecting at least 80% of the population and totaling $100 billion in lost productivity and healthcare costs, low-back pain is a major public health problem. Undoubtedly, you will encounter clients suffering from low-back pain and need to be familiar with corrective and integrated exercise strategies to alleviate discomfort, minimize injury and maximize results. This session will discuss assessment and corrective exercise strategies for clients suffering from low-back pain and provide practical examples of how to apply easy solutions to a complex problem.

585: Stopwatch and GO!
Workshop presented by: Eve Fleck, MS
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.00, BOC 2.00, CI 0.20, NASM-CPT 0.20, NCSF 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 0.50, PTAG 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block S - Sunday, 2:10-4:00pm
The stopwatch is a commonly overlooked tool that can be a simple way to add interest and intensity to your classes. This fast-paced workshop will explore different ways to use the stopwatch to structure your classes for maximum sweat, fun and results for all fitness levels! Cardio and strength drills are included.

586: Strike! 2011
Workshop presented by: Kimberly Spreen
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.00, BOC 0.00, CI 0.20, NASM-CPT 0.20, NCSF 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 0.50, PTAG 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block S - Sunday, 2:10-4:00pm
Strike! is back by popular demand! So come learn more new moves or just see what the buzz is about. Be prepared to challenge yourself with a full-body interval workout that blends traditional kickboxing combinations with controlled weight-bearing strikes and blocks, all strategically planned to create a nonstop flow of nothing but energy and sweat. This is NOT your typical kickboxing class!

587: MetCon for Group
Workshop presented by: Michelle Felzman
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.00, ACSM 0.00, AFAA 1.00, BOC 0.00, CI 0.20, NASM-CPT 0.20, NCSF 0.20, NESTA 0.00, NETA 0.00, NFPT 0.50, PTAG 0.20, W.I.T.S. 1.00

Time Block S - Sunday, 2:10-4:00pm
Metabolic conditioning is a buzz word in the world of fitness. With successful programs like CrossFit, metabolic conditioning is on the rise! This is a workout like no other, but one that has been restricted to the personal training world

588: Full-Body Flexibility-Yoga-Inspired Stretch
Workshop presented by: Jay Blahnik
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.00, BOC 2.00, CI 0.20, NASM-CPT 0.20, NCSF 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 0.50, PTAG 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block S - Sunday, 2:10-4:00pm
Fuse the latest research and cutting-edge stretching techniques together and experience stretch training in a whole new light! What a difference you will see in your clients' and students' range of motion, posture, coordination and balance skills when you integrate these precise techniques into your classes and training sessions.

589: Teach Standards-Based Physical Activities That ALL Schools Will Embrace WS
Lecture presented by: Drisha Leggitt, MA
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.00, BOC 0.00, CI 0.20, NASM-CPT 0.20, NCSF 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 0.50, PTAG 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block S - Sunday, 2:10-4:00pm
The California Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (CAHPERD) is offering physical activity-based content standards workshops, appropriate for any professional who works with students or teachers. Find out the national and state Physical and Health Education Content Standards that all students are required to learn in school. Study how to modify and present effective activity-based Physical and Health Education Content Standards instruction to students (in or outside of school), as well as incorporate physical activity into all other standards-based instruction (such as language arts, math, social science, etc.). Find out what you can do to understand and support classroom teachers, and apply safe and school-approved physical activity instruction to students immediately!

590: At-Home Training
Lecture presented by: Krista Popowych
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.00, BOC 0.00, CI 0.20, NASM-CPT 0.20, NCSF 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 0.50, PTAG 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block S - Sunday, 2:10-4:00pm
As a traveling trainer, it is important to be able to provide your clients with enough interesting and effective exercises that they can perform in a small space with few pieces of equipment. In this session, Krista will go over a multitude of exercises that train your client from head to toe. By keeping it simple yet challenging, your clients will benefit from a versatile, results-driven program that they can do with you, alone and on the road.

Presenters

Learn from 101+ world-famous industry experts as they share with you the latest in personal training. You’ll get cutting-edge education, success tips and more!

Presenters are sorted alphabetically by last name.

Key:
L = Lecture
D = Demo
WS = Workshop
WO = Workout

Tony Ambler-Wright, MS
PS7 OPT 2011: The Evolution of Integrated Training (Premier Seminar)
584 Low Back Savers (L)/(WS)

Nicki Anderson
202 Build Your Brand and Your Career Success (L)
352 Triage for Success—Helping Clients Realize Their Goals (L)

Roberta Anding, MS, RD
382 Metabolic Syndrome—What You Need to Know! (L)
531 Sarcopenia—Exploring Solutions to Age-Related Muscle Loss (L)

Julz Arney
PS1 Schwinn® Indoor Cycling Instructor Training Course (Premier Seminar)
148 Schwinn® Cycling: ALL-STAR MPower™ Play! (WS)
177 Schwinn® Cycling: Music Makeover (WS)
227 Dance with GLEE! (WS)
525 BOSU® Playground Challenge (WS)

Darren Avrit, MS
589 Teach Standards-Based Physical Activities That All Schools Will Embrace (WS)

Eric Beard, MS
PS7 OPT 2011: The Evolution of Integrated Training (Premier Seminar)
501 Take the Mobility-Stability Challenge (WO)
136 Save Your Back: Get Your Butt in Gear! (WS)

Sally Belanger
PS13 STOTT PILATES® Mat-Plus™ (Premier Seminar)
146 STOTT PILATES®: Golf Conditioning on the V2 Max Plus™ Reformer (WS)
236 STOTT PILATES®: Prenatal Pilates on the Reformer (WS)
385 STOTT PILATES®: Equipment Programming for Breast Cancer Rehab (WS)
509 STOTT PILATES®: Stability Cushion Workout (WO)

Leslee Bender
131 Be a Back Training Coach (WS)
207 Tri-Plane Pilates (WS)

Lawrence Biscontini, MA
357 Creating Mindful Walking/Running Programs (WS)
406 BOSU® Studio Pilates (WS)
565 The Common Thread (WS)
595 Spa for the Soul (WS)

Jay Blahnik
PS1 Schwinn® Indoor Cycling Instructor Training Course (Premier Seminar)
148 Schwinn® Cycling: ALL-STAR MPower™ Play! (WS)
181 Indo-Row®: The Perfect Calorie Burn (WS)
210 Indo-Row®: Circuit Challenge (WS)
242 Indo-Row®: The Perfect Calorie Burn (WS)
393 Indo-Row®: The Perfect Calorie Burn (WS)
421 Indo-Row®: The Perfect Calorie Burn (WS)
525 BOSU® Playground Challenge (WS)
588 Full Body Flexibility—Yoga-Inspired Stretch (WS)

Douglas Brooks, MS
PS6 Training the Fascial Lines (Premier Seminar)
151 RealRyder® Indoor Cycling (WS)
164 BOSU® Plyo Progressions (WS)
196 4 Top Guns, 4 Zones—Athletic Training That Brings It! (WO)
318 RealRyder® Indoor Cycling (WO)
362 RealRyder® Indoor Cycling (WS)
540 RealRyder® Indoor Cycling (WS)

Cedric Bryant, PhD
414 ACE IFT™—Training Strategies for Clients with Chronic Health Conditions (Part 2 of 3) (L)/(D)

Rodney D. Carson
500 Drop and Give Me 20—Marine Corps-Inspired Boot Camp Workout (WO)

Mark Cheng, PhD
195 Kettlebell Rehab—Hardstyle Methods in Corrective Exercise (WS)

Fabio Comana, MA, MS
199 ACE IFT™—Integrated Movement Training for Active Aging (Part 1 of 3) (L)/(D)

Matthew Comer, MS
113 STOTT PILATES®: Intensifying Essential Reformer (WO)
205 STOTT PILATES®: Programming 2 on the V2 Max Plus™ Reformer (WS)
415 STOTT PILATES®: Fitness Circle® Challenge (WS)
563 STOTT PILATES®: Postural Analysis Review (L)/(WS)

Lori Corbin
560 Fitness in the Media (L)

Rodney Corn, MA
PS15 PTA Global: Systems, Sciences & Tools—Mastering Your Trade (Premier Seminar)

Steve Cotter
133 Introduction to Kettlebell Basics (WS)

Josh Crosby
112 Indo-Row®: The Perfect Calorie Burn (WO)
181 Indo-Row®: The Perfect Calorie Burn (WS)
210 Indo-Row®: Circuit Challenge (WS)
242 Indo-Row®: The Perfect Calorie Burn (WS)
393 Indo-Row®: The Perfect Calorie Burn (WS)
421 Indo-Row®: The Perfect Calorie Burn (WS)

Michol Dalcourt
PS15 PTA Global: Systems, Sciences & Tools—Mastering Your Trade (Premier Seminar)
162 Six Steps to Better Program Design (WS)
370 Joint Integrity and Injury Prevention—Shoulder and Spine (WS)
412 Footwear and Function: What All Fitness Professionals Should Know (WS)

Lashaun Dale, MPH
166 Club Spotlight: Equinox Presents ViPR™ Wars (WO)

Amy Dixon
148 Schwinn® Cycling: ALL-STAR MPower™ Play! (WS)
224 BOSU® Amped! (WS)
537 Schwinn® Cycling: HIIT It! (WS)

Lisa Druxman, MA
PS3 Body Back® (Premier Seminar)
229 Permit Pro—Getting Venues for Outdoor Fitness (L)

Todd Durkin, MA
PS14 Combine 360—When Training Is Your Sport! (Premier Seminar)
130 Perform Better: Boot Camp 2011 (WS)
1964 Top Guns, 4 Zones—Athletic Training That Brings It! (WO)
344 Perform Better: Train the Joes Like the Pros 2011 (WS)
374 Perform Better: TD's I.M.P.A.C.T. Challenge (WS)

Lauren Eirk
388 YOGression: Creative Yoga Sequences (WS)
553 Advanced Cueing for Maximal Training Results (WS)
594 Secrets Behind The Poses (WS)

Shannon Fable
208 Schwinn® Cycling: 10 Minutes to Your Next 10 Rides (WS)
346 BOSU® Xplode (WS)
383 Movement to Mastery (WS)
410 Weighing In On The Biggest Loser Panel

Eve Fleck, MS
504 Tabata Training (WO)
585 Stopwatch and GO! (WS)

Troy Fontana
372 The Win-Win Formula: Keys to Successful Small-Group Training (WS)
592 Your Business Culture—The Key to Your Success (L)

Todd Galati, MS
PS2 American Council on Exercise (ACE) Youth Fitness Training (Premier Seminar)

John Garey, MS
PS16 STOTT PILATES® Essential to Intermediate Reformer (Premier Seminar)
173 STOTT PILATES®: Functional Athletic Core Conditioning on the Cardio-Tramp (WS)
312 STOTT PILATES®: Introduction to Athletic Conditioning on the V2 Max Plus™ Reformer (WO)
355 STOTT PILATES®: Jumpboard Interval Training, Level 1 on the Cardio-Tramp (WS)
533 STOTT PILATES®: Essential Matwork™ on Stability Cushions™ (WS)
593 STOTT PILATES®: Intense Sculpting Challenge (WS)

Michael George
160 Body Express Makeover (WS)

Rob Glick
115 Shake Your Asana! (WO)
148 Schwinn® Cycling: ALL-STAR MPower™ Play! (WS)
224 BOSU® Amped! (WS)
418 Club Spotlight: Life Time Fitness® Presents LifePower Yoga—Reach for Your Power Within (WO)
526 Step Up 3-D (WS)
567 Schwinn® Cycling: The Yoga Rx for Cyclists (WO)

Patrick Goudeau
101 SPRI®: 360 Training—From Function to Performance (WO)
527 Obstacle Course (WS)
582 Power Ball (WS)

Clay Grant
222 Sport Specific Training With Flexi-Bar and XCO (WS)
502 FLEXI-SPORTS: Train Hard-Train Smart (WO)

Gary Gray, PT
PS10 Gray Institute: Functional Assessment Strategies & Program Design (Premier Seminar)

Ryan Halvorson
110 Urban Challenge Boot Camp (WO)
310 Urban Challenge Boot Camp (WO)
354 Career Options in the Fitness Industry (L)

Sue Hitzmann, MS
PS11 MELT®: Chronic Pattern Pain Series—The Unstable Pelvis (Premier Seminar)

Kendall Hogan
558 Core Transformer 3-D Balanced Body Shred (WS)

Scott Hopson
PS15 PTA Global: Systems, Sciences & Tools—Mastering Your Trade (Premier Seminar)

Tony Horton
550 The Warrior Workout (WS)

Farel Hruska
PS3 Body Back® (Premier Seminar)

Keith Irace
148 Schwinn® Cycling: ALL-STAR MPower™ Play! (WS)
166 Club Spotlight: Equinox Presents ViPR™ Wars (WO)

Albert Isordia
103 Kickboxing Balance Challenge (WO)

Becky Jalbert
319 Power Kranking® (WO)
392 Kranking®: The Next Revolution in Fitness (WS)

Chalene Johnson
PS12 Social Media--Fit Biz Bootcamp (Premier Seminar)
100 TurboFire® (WO)

Scott Josephson, MS, RD
141 Sports Supplements—Promises and Pitfalls (L)
200 Winning at Losing—Weight Management Made Simple (L)
350 Women, Weights and Results! (L)
409 Ultimate Dance & Drum Party—Powered by Drums Alive® (WS)

Yvonne Juarez
PS4 Kranking® Fundamentals Instructor Training (Premier Seminar) 180 Kranking®: The Next Revolution in Fitness (WS)

Jason Karp, PhD
521 The Runner's Clinic (WS)
591 The Art and Science of Recovery (L)

Doug Katona
194 CrossFit: Defined and Determined (WS)
302 CrossFit: Unleash the Power (WO)

Kevin Kearns
243 Train Like an Ultimate MMA Fighter (WS)

Mark Kelly, PhD
PS5 Corporate Wellness—The Multibillion Dollar Wave of the Future (Premier Seminar)

Barbara Klein
222 Sport Specific Training With Flexi-Bar and XCO (WS)
502 FLEXI-SPORTS: Train Hard-Train Smart (WO)

Brett Klika
140 Creating Lifelong Fitness in Youth—Strength Development (part 1 of 2) (L)/(D)
169 Creating Lifelong Fitness in Youth—Turning Preparation into Performance (Part 2 of 2) (L)/(D)
196 4 Top Guns, 4 Zones—Athletic Training That Brings It! (WO)
301 The Body-Weight X-Games—Extreme Body-Weight Blast! (WO)

Stacey Lei Krauss
137 BOSU® Pilates 3D (WS)
230 Barefoot Running—The Road Less Travelled (WS)
316 Schwinn® Cycling: From My Class to Yours (WO)
416 Peak Pilates®: MVe® Chair Flex and Flow (WO)
534 Peak Pilates®: MVe® Chair—The Hot Seat (WS)
564 Peak Pilates®: MVe® Chair—Feet First (WS)

Len Kravitz, PhD
171 Ultimate Metabolic and Calorie Burning Makeover (L)
231 Eccentric Exercise: Everything You Wanted to Know and More! (L)
380 The Science of Longevity (L)

Linda LaRue, RN
405 FOR THE CORE: Take the Challenge and Try Something New! (WS)
558 Core Transformer 3-D Balanced Body Shred (WS)

Marc Lebert
111 Lebert Fitness: Body-Weight Partner Training (WO)
311 Lebert Fitness: Body-Weight Partner Training (WO)
401 Body-Weight Training—Function or Fiction (WS)

Ron Mathews
373 Function Versus Physique—Help Clients to Achieve THEIR Goals (WS)

Jessica Matthews, MS
PS2 American Council on Exercise (ACE) Youth Fitness Training (Premier Seminar)

Pete McCall, MS
523 ACE IFT™—Performance Training After 40 (Part 3 of 3) (WS)

Linda McHugh
185 Club Spotlight: 24 Hour Fitness Presents Nike Training Club Workout (WO)

Sherri McMillan, MS
343 Tools for Training the Torso (WS)
379 Creative Kettlebell Training (WS)
532 Excellence in Fitness Leadership—Overcoming Challenges (L)
596 Schwinn® Cycling: From My Class to Yours (WS)

Mike Michels
120 Power Kranking® (WO)
241 Kranking® Fusion (WS)
517 Power Kranking® (WO)
570 Kranking® Fusion (WS)

Christopher Mohr, PhD, RD
PS14 Combine 360—When Training Is Your Sport! (Premier Seminar)
232 Eat to Win—Enhance Performance and Promote Recovery (L)
352 Triage for Success—Helping Clients Realize Their Goals (L)
381 Creating a Six-Figure Boot Camp Experience (L)

Kara Mohr, PhD
170 Solving Your Clients’ Biggest Dieting Dilemmas (L)
352 Triage for Success—Helping Clients Realize Their Goals (L)
381 Creating a Six-Figure Boot Camp Experience (L)

Angus Mugford, Phd
PS14 Combine 360—When Training Is Your Sport! (Premier Seminar)

Carol Murphy
349 Aging Strong (WS)
503 Synergy! (WO)
583 Cut to the Core (WS)

Mindy Mylrea
165 HIIT Training—High Intensity Interval Training (WS)
238 Schwinn® Cycling: Short and Sweet (WS)
376 BOSU® Elevation (WS)

Doug Nepodal
195 Kettlebell Rehab—Hardstyle Methods in Corrective Exercise (WS)

Michael W. Nichols
500 Drop and Give Me 20—Marine Corps-Inspired Boot Camp Workout (WO)

Aimee Nicotera, MS
106 Kangoo Boot Camp! Go P.L.A.Y.! (WO)
307 Kangoo POWER! Unleash Your Inner Athlete! (WO)

Ingrid Owen
152 Unite Your Fitness Team—The 24 Hour Fitness Model (WS)
185 Club Spotlight: 24 Hour Fitness Presents Nike Training Club Workout (WO)

Lenny Parracino
PS10 Gray Institute: Functional Assessment Strategies & Program Design (Premier Seminar)
143 Gray Institute: Movement Science Applications (Part 1 of 4) (L)
191 Gray Institute: Assessment and Solutions for the Foot and Ankle (Part 2 of 4) (WS)
340 Gray Institute: Assessment and Solutions for the Hip (Part 3 of 4) (WS)
400 Gray Institute: Assessment and Solutions for the Thoracic Spine (Part 4 of 4) (WS)

Cassidy Phillips
PS6 Training the Fascial Lines (Premier Seminar)
PS14 Combine 360—When Training Is Your Sport! (Premier Seminar)
132 Sports Performance and Movement Preparation (WS)

Krista Popowych
119 Keiser®: Reaching the Summit (WO)
179 Keiser®: Circuit Challenge (WS)
361 Keiser®: WATTS It All About? (WS)
516 Keiser®: Circuit Challenge (WO)
539 Keiser®: A Creative Ride (WS)
590 At Home Training (L)

Justin Price, MA
175 Is Your Client In Pain? What Do You Do Now? (L)/(D)
221 The Top 10 Corrective Exercises (WS)

Tom Purvis, PT
142 Advanced Training Skills for the Optimal Exercise Experience: Lower Extremity and Core (L)/(WS)
172 Advanced Training Skills for the Optimal Exercise Experience: Upper Extremity (L)/(WS)

Fraser Quelch
135 TRX® Planar Training (WS)
196 4 Top Guns, 4 Zones—Athletic Training That Brings It! (WO)
413 The Science and Application of Metabolic Training (WS)
524 TRX® Advanced Concepts in Foundational Movement (WS)

Rick Richey, MS
PS7 OPT 2011: The Evolution of Integrated Training (Premier Seminar)

Keli Roberts
112 Indo-Row®: The Perfect Calorie Burn (WO)
148 Schwinn® Cycling: ALL-STAR MPower™ Play! (WS)
210 Indo-Row®: Circuit Challenge (WS)
359 Schwinn® Cycling: So You Think You Can Race? (WS)
403 Turn Your Toys Into a Tool Box! (WS)
554 BOSU® HIT Athletic Cardio (WS)

Christopher Roche
111 Lebert Fitness: Body-Weight Partner Training (WO)
311 Lebert Fitness: Body-Weight Partner Training (WO)
401Body-Weight Training—Function or Fiction (WS)

Greg Roskopf, MA
203 Contraindicated Exercises: How Good Exercises Become Bad (L)
353 Understanding Knee Pain (L)

Jonathan Ross
102 TRX® Superhero Workout (WO)
161 TRX® Chain Stretching (WS)
223 TRX® Advanced Core Conditioning (WS)
303 TRX® Superhero Workout (WO)
410 Weighing In On The Biggest Loser Panel

Josh Rubin
134 C.H.E.K Institute: Primal Pattern® Movement System (WS)
192 C.H.E.K Institute: Stand Up Straight!—Understanding Posture (WS)

Andy Sasse
222 Sport Specific Training With Flexi-Bar and XCO (WS)
502 FLEXI-SPORTS: Train Hard-Train Smart (WO)

Scott Schreuder
371 Speed Rules—Getting There First! (WS)

Jeffrey Scott
148 Schwinn® Cycling: ALL-STAR MPower™ Play! (WS)
166 Club Spotlight: Equinox Presents ViPR™ Wars (WO)
389 Schwinn® Cycling: You Had Me at Hello (WS)
558 Core Transformer 3-D Balanced Body Shred (WS)

Norma Shechtman, MEd, MA
234 Total Massage and Relaxation (WS)
417 Total Massage and Relaxation (WS)

Steve Shenbaum
PS14 Combine 360—When Training Is Your Sport! (Premier Seminar)
233 Communicating With Honesty, Humility and Humor (L)

Robert Sherman
193 SPRI®: 360 Training—Hit It Hard! (WS)
402 SPRI®: 360 Training—Turn It Up, Turn It Down: How to Progress and Regress Training Intensity (WS)

Mackie Shilstone, MA, MBA
561 Supporting Active Lifestyles With Omega-3s (L)

Bill Sonnemaker, MS
345 What’s In Your Exercise Library? Manipulating Acute Variables to Gain More! (WS)
404 Advanced Concepts In Body-Weight Training: Suspension Training® (WS)
551 Corrective Flexibility for Common Postural Dysfunction Patterns (WS)

Renee Spriggs
149 Spinning® 101 (WS)
209 Spinning®: Finding the Intensity Balance (WS)
313 Bodyblade®: Core Like Never Before (WO)
356 Bodyblade®: Circuit“Work It! (WS)
510 Bodyblade®: Core Like Never Before (WO)
538 Spinning®: Master the Ride (WS)
597 Spinning®: Bodyblade® Circuits (WO)

Paul Stricker, MD
140 Creating Lifelong Fitness in Youth—Strength Development (Part 1 of 2) (L)/(D)
169 Creating Lifelong Fitness in Youth—Turning Preparation into Performance (Part 2 of 2) (L)/(D)

Tony Swain
201 Power-Up Your Return on Investment With Vibration Training (L)

Peter Twist, MSc
PS6 Training the Fascial Lines (Premier Seminar)
PS14 Combine 360—When Training Is Your Sport! (Premier Seminar)
163 Combine Training Challenge System (WS)
196 4 Top Guns, 4 Zones—Athletic Training That Brings It! (WO)
300 TEAM Training (WO)
342 Twist Smart Muscle® Training System (WS)
522 Inspiring Athleticism in Our Youth (WS)
552 Combine Training Challenge System (WS)

Julian Varela, MS
562 A Collaborative Approach to Childhood Obesity (L)

Amanda Vogel, MA
351 Facebook for Fitness Pros (L)
410 Weighing In On The Biggest Loser (Panel)
530 Make Money Writing About Fitness (L)

Lisa Wheeler
166 Club Spotlight: Equinox Presents ViPR™ Wars (WO)

Chuck Wolf, MS
341 Golf Mechanics and Functional Corrections (L)/(WS)
384 Flexibility Highways "In Motion" (L)/(WS)

CECs

Earn up to 20 CECs (plus more for Premier Seminars) from ACE, ACSM, AFAA, BOC, NASM-CPT, NESTA, NETA, NFPT, NSCA-CPT/CSCS, and W.I.T.S. All CECs have been pre-approved. A petition is not necessary.

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