Whether they were there to focus keenly on a discipline like Pilates or to enjoy a potpourri of classes ranging from mindful eating to yoga nidra, attendees at the 4th annual Inner IDEA Conference enjoyed many opportunities to celebrate the event’s theme, “The Power of Wellness.” Held last month at the beautiful desert oasis of La Quinta Resort & Club in Palm Springs, California, the conference brought together 375 fitness and wellness professionals
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Choose from over 75 recorded IDEA World Fitness Convention sessions to get your CECs from home.
If you’ve been to an IDEA event, you know that the experience is unmatched and practically indescribable. If you missed IDEA World Fitness this August--and want a taste of the most credible, professional education available, then try our new IDEA World Fitness Convention™ Online Video Package.
The type and amount of food your clients consume play a critical role in their ability to achieve their fitness goals. Whether the goals include losing weight, building muscle, training for a marathon or just staying in shape, nutrition can make or break the fitness program. As a fitness professional, you are probably used to clients and members approaching you for advice and information on the latest diets, supplements and nutrition news.
“I am back in Wisconsin this am, and it’s 65 degrees outside and windy,” writes Joyce Fisher, an attendee at last year’s IDEA World Fitness Convention. “I thought I already knew so much about the business of fitness—but I realized that there is so much [more] out there. The friendships I made during the week have opened me up to new areas of our industry. The instructors in my sessions were so full of ideas and creativity—I’m anxious for Monday morning to come so that I can implement some of the moves I’ve learned!”
Sometimes you simply need to take a break—not just to get away from the daily grind, but to reassess where you are in your work and your life, to determine what matters most to you and where you want to go next. You can renew your sense of purpose—and recharge mind, body and spirit—at the 4th annual Inner IDEA Conference, September 10–13, 2009.
IDEA Fitness Fusion couldn’t be a more apt name for our annual spring education conference. Concepts from all corners of fitness have fused, morphed and layered beautifully over the past few years to give professionals from all disciplines interesting and meaningful exercise choices for their clients.
Now more than ever, health and wellness are valuable commodities. Your clients need reserves of energy, endurance, strength and flexibility (both physically and mentally) to meet the increasing demands of their daily lives. They look to you to embody the changes they want to make. As budgets tighten, they expect real results—and more value than ever before.