When you ask IDEA member Kim Brown, who lives in Anaheim, California, why she flies to Chicago year after year for the IDEA Fitness Fusion Conference, she offers a long list of reasons. “Chicago is my favorite place,” Brown says. But that’s just the start. “I think the event has a [great] ratio of participant to presenter, and I don’t get lost in the crowd. The presenters don’t end up being tiny specks off in the distance.”
It’s the classic glass half-empty/half-full dilemma: Do the challenges of today’s business climate spell trouble for personal trainers—or an opportunity to be creative and break out of the crowd?
At the 2009 IDEA Personal Trainer Institute™ conference in Alexandria, Virginia, February 19–22, industry leaders will offer their insights and strategies for succeeding despite (and sometimes because of) current challenges in the marketplace.
It’s the classic glass half-empty/half-full dilemma: Do the challenges of today’s business climate spell trouble for personal trainers—or an opportunity to be creative and break out of the crowd? At the 2009 IDEA Personal Trainer Institute conference in Alexandria, Virginia, February 19-22, industry leaders will offer their strategies for succeeding despite (and sometimes because of) current challenges in the marketplace.
I was reflecting last night as I fell asleep that I was at cross-purposes of the very message I was supposed to be absorbing here. In my earnestness to do a good job and capture all I could for readers, I was missing the moment—or at least I wasn't fully present for many of them.
If the tranquil setting of La Quinta Resort and Club just outside of Palm Springs wasn’t enough to help 500 participants of the 2008 Inner IDEA® Conference (September 11-14) gather some personal calm and solidify their vision of purpose in the wellness industry, the curriculum of this mind-body-spirit-focused conference surely did the trick.
Life is a journey and the Inner IDEA® Conference, September 11-14, 2008 in Palm Springs, California, is the destination that enhances your personal transformation. This immersion experience offers 3 days and over 150 sessions to support you in nurturing your mind, body and spirit. Empower yourself and discover your inner strength with the help of the world’s most knowledgeable experts in Pilates, yoga, GYROTONIC® exercises, wellness, meditation, business, research, integrative movement, lifestyle coaching, nutrition and more.