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100: Leadership Skills for Personal Training and Group Fitness Directors
CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.40, ACE 0.40, ACSM 4.00, AFAA 0.00, CI 4.00, IFPA 4.00, NASM 0.40, NCEP 4.00, NCSF 2.00, NESTA 0.40, NETA 0.40, NPI 4.00, NSCA 0.40, NSPA 4.00, PTAG 0.00
Lecture presented by: Sherri McMillan, MSc

Wednesday, 9:00am-1:00pm
Managing a team of personal trainers or group fitness instructors can be one of the most challenging tasks for any fitness director. Dealing with egos, personality conflicts and staff turnover can leave you feeling drained with little energy left to work on enhancing and developing your department. This 4-hour preconference will focus on important leadership skills so you can empower your team and inspire them to work together toward a common vision.

101: STOTT PILATES®: Advanced Matwork™
CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.40, ACE 0.40, ACSM 0.40, AFAA 0.00, CI 4.00, IFPA 4.00, NASM 0.40, NCEP 4.00, NCSF 2.00, NESTA 0.40, NETA 0.40, NPI 4.00, NSCA 0.00, NSPA 4.00, PTAG 4.00
Workshop presented by: CC Martin

Wednesday, 9:00am-1:00pm
This compelling 4-hour workshop, developed by the Merrithew Health & Fitness team, presents select exercises from the STOTT PILATES Advanced Matwork repertoire. These high-level exercises are dissected to examine how components of movement essence are elevated. Through demonstration and explanation, the purpose and goal of each move is explored with special focus on stability, mobility, sequencing, balance, endurance and coordination. Individuals are encouraged to perform and observe each exercise with an eye to executing and teaching them safely and effectively.

102: Zumba®: Basic Skills Instructor Training
CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.00, ACE 0.70, ACSM 0.70, AFAA 5.50, CI 7.00, IFPA 7.00, NASM 0.80, NCEP 8.00, NCSF 4.00, NESTA 0.70, NETA 0.70, NPI 7.00, NSCA 0.00, NSPA 7.00, PTAG 7.00
Workshop presented by: Abraham Hernandez, and Eliza Stone

Wednesday, 9:00am-6:00pm
In this course, you will learn the foundation and formula for teaching 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 become a Zumba instructor!
  • Fee includes: Basic Steps Level 1 Review DVD, Basic Steps Level 1 Mash-Up DVD, Basic Steps Level 1 Mash-Up CD, Rush DVD, and the Basic 1 Instructor Manual.
  • Lunch is on your own (1 hour).
  • Approved for 5.5 AFAA CEUs and 0.7 ACE CECs.

    104: YogaLean™ by YogaFit®
    CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.00, ACE 0.80, ACSM 8.00, AFAA 0.00, CI 0.00, IFPA 0.00, NASM 0.90, NCEP 9.00, NCSF 4.50, NESTA 0.00, NETA 0.80, NPI 0.00, NSCA 0.00, NSPA 0.00, PTAG 0.00
    Workshop presented by: Beth Shaw

    Wednesday, 9:00am-7:00pm
    Losing weight is a transformational process that involves the mind, body and spirit. YogaLean is a weight management program designed to work from the inside out, taking into account every student’s unique story, size and shape, and customizing a program that fits their lifestyle. In addition to the latest findings on nutrition, exercise and adherence, YogaLean draws heavily from the yogic practices of breathing, meditation and mindfulness, as well as from YogaFit class sequences created for larger bodies.

    105: ACE®: Group Exercise Leadership Specialty Certification
    CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.00, ACE 0.80, ACSM 0.80, AFAA 0.00, CI 8.00, IFPA 8.00, NASM 0.80, NCEP 8.00, NCSF 4.00, NESTA 0.80, NETA 0.80, NPI 8.00, NSCA 0.00, NSPA 8.00, PTAG 8.00
    Lecture / Workshop presented by: Lawrence Biscontini, MA

    Wednesday, 9:00am-6:00pm
    Designed to supplement the expertise of instructors who are currently teaching prechoreographed programs, this instructor training will cover foundational knowledge of exercise and movement science and how it applies to group exercise class design, implementation and modification. Participants will also learn teaching techniques, strategies for improved safety and other essential instructional skills that will enrich their group classes.

    106: RealRyder® Indoor Cycling: Certified Instructor Training
    CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.00, ACE 0.80, ACSM 0.80, AFAA 6.50, CI 8.00, IFPA 8.00, NASM 0.80, NCEP 8.00, NCSF 4.00, NESTA 0.80, NETA 0.80, NPI 8.00, NSCA 0.00, NSPA 8.00, PTAG 8.00
    Lecture / Workshop presented by: Douglas Brooks, MS, and Adam Reid

    Wednesday, 9:00am-6:00pm
    After 20 years of consistent stationary cycle design, the introduction and explosive growth of the RealRyder Indoor Cycle has changed indoor bike technology forever. Riding the RealRyder ABF8 Indoor Cycle encourages, teaches and rewards good form and proper pedal stroke, while riders experience the benefits of leaning, turning, balancing, full-body coordination and core engagement.

    107: Schwinn® Cycling: Instructor Certification
    CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.00, ACE 0.80, ACSM 0.80, AFAA 9.00, CI 8.00, IFPA 8.00, NASM 0.90, NCEP 9.00, NCSF 4.00, NESTA 0.80, NETA 0.80, NPI 8.00, NSCA 0.00, NSPA 8.00, PTAG 8.00
    Lecture / Workshop presented by: Jay Blahnik, and Julz Arney

    Wednesday, 9:00am-7:00pm
    Get certified in the industry’s most respected and progressive indoor cycling instructor training course. In one power-packed day you’ll have the tools you need to become a successful and sought-after instructor on any bike. This critically-acclaimed certification includes bike fit, cycling science, class design, music, and the Schwinn Cycling Coach’s Pyramid, a specialized system that makes teaching simple for you and an incredible experience for your students.

    108: NASM®:Group Personal Training Workshop
    CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.00, ACE 0.00, ACSM 0.00, AFAA 0.00, CI 4.00, IFPA 4.00, NASM 0.40, NCEP 4.00, NCSF 2.00, NESTA 0.40, NETA 0.00, NPI 4.00, NSCA 0.00, NSPA 4.00, PTAG 0.00
    Lecture / Workshop presented by: Fabio Comana, MA, MS

    Wednesday, 10:00am-2:00pm
    The term “group fitness” was once considered taboo for personal trainers as a respected form of training for their clients. Times have changed. In recent years, group fitness has expanded its reach and has practically exploded out of the group ex room and into just about every venue imaginable. This interactive workshop will enumerate the key benefits of group fitness, and how, when and where to conduct group classes.

    109: TRX®: Group Rip™ Training Course
    CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.00, ACE 0.80, ACSM 0.80, AFAA 7.00, CI 8.00, IFPA 8.00, NASM 0.80, NCEP 8.00, NCSF 4.00, NESTA 0.80, NETA 0.80, NPI 8.00, NSCA 0.00, NSPA 8.00, PTAG 8.00
    Workshop presented by: Dan McDonogh, and Fraser Quelch

    Wednesday, 10:00am-7:00pm
    This preconference workshop is for the fitness professional who wants to expand their marketability by bringing this fun, versatile, new modality to small- or large-group workouts. This course provides expert instruction and hands-on practice on how to instruct two group workout formats scalable to all fitness levels. Learn Rip Training fundamentals as well as how to incorporate a range of Rip Trainer exercises into client and member workouts.

    110: Gray Institute: Foundations of Movement Training
    CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.90, ACE 0.80, ACSM 0.00, AFAA 0.00, CI 0.00, IFPA 0.00, NASM 0.80, NCEP 8.00, NCSF 4.00, NESTA 0.80, NETA 0.80, NPI 0.00, NSCA 0.80, NSPA 0.00, PTAG 8.00
    Lecture / Workshop presented by: Lenny Parracino

    Wednesday, 10:00am-7:00pm
    Gray Institute is pleased to offer a one-of-a-kind training course. This full-day program comprises individual modules that when combined will take you, the trainer, on an illuminating journey that shares authentic truths, provides transformational strategies and employs powerful techniques that are sure to enhance the lives of those you touch every day. The five modules include: 1) An Overview of Applied Functional Science™ (AFS). 2) Applied Functional Science Nomenclature: The Language of Movement.

    Wednesday

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    100: Leadership Skills for Personal Training and Group Fitness Directors
    CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.40, ACE 0.40, ACSM 4.00, AFAA 0.00, CI 4.00, IFPA 4.00, NASM 0.40, NCEP 4.00, NCSF 2.00, NESTA 0.40, NETA 0.40, NPI 4.00, NSCA 0.40, NSPA 4.00, PTAG 0.00
    Lecture presented by: Sherri McMillan, MSc

    Wednesday, 9:00am-1:00pm
    Managing a team of personal trainers or group fitness instructors can be one of the most challenging tasks for any fitness director. Dealing with egos, personality conflicts and staff turnover can leave you feeling drained with little energy left to work on enhancing and developing your department. This 4-hour preconference will focus on important leadership skills so you can empower your team and inspire them to work together toward a common vision.

    101: STOTT PILATES®: Advanced Matwork™
    CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.40, ACE 0.40, ACSM 0.40, AFAA 0.00, CI 4.00, IFPA 4.00, NASM 0.40, NCEP 4.00, NCSF 2.00, NESTA 0.40, NETA 0.40, NPI 4.00, NSCA 0.00, NSPA 4.00, PTAG 4.00
    Workshop presented by: CC Martin

    Wednesday, 9:00am-1:00pm
    This compelling 4-hour workshop, developed by the Merrithew Health & Fitness team, presents select exercises from the STOTT PILATES Advanced Matwork repertoire. These high-level exercises are dissected to examine how components of movement essence are elevated. Through demonstration and explanation, the purpose and goal of each move is explored with special focus on stability, mobility, sequencing, balance, endurance and coordination. Individuals are encouraged to perform and observe each exercise with an eye to executing and teaching them safely and effectively.

    102: Zumba®: Basic Skills Instructor Training
    CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.00, ACE 0.70, ACSM 0.70, AFAA 5.50, CI 7.00, IFPA 7.00, NASM 0.80, NCEP 8.00, NCSF 4.00, NESTA 0.70, NETA 0.70, NPI 7.00, NSCA 0.00, NSPA 7.00, PTAG 7.00
    Workshop presented by: Abraham Hernandez, and Eliza Stone

    Wednesday, 9:00am-6:00pm
    In this course, you will learn the foundation and formula for teaching 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 become a Zumba instructor!
  • Fee includes: Basic Steps Level 1 Review DVD, Basic Steps Level 1 Mash-Up DVD, Basic Steps Level 1 Mash-Up CD, Rush DVD, and the Basic 1 Instructor Manual.
  • Lunch is on your own (1 hour).
  • Approved for 5.5 AFAA CEUs and 0.7 ACE CECs.

    104: YogaLean™ by YogaFit®
    CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.00, ACE 0.80, ACSM 8.00, AFAA 0.00, CI 0.00, IFPA 0.00, NASM 0.90, NCEP 9.00, NCSF 4.50, NESTA 0.00, NETA 0.80, NPI 0.00, NSCA 0.00, NSPA 0.00, PTAG 0.00
    Workshop presented by: Beth Shaw

    Wednesday, 9:00am-7:00pm
    Losing weight is a transformational process that involves the mind, body and spirit. YogaLean is a weight management program designed to work from the inside out, taking into account every student’s unique story, size and shape, and customizing a program that fits their lifestyle. In addition to the latest findings on nutrition, exercise and adherence, YogaLean draws heavily from the yogic practices of breathing, meditation and mindfulness, as well as from YogaFit class sequences created for larger bodies.

    105: ACE®: Group Exercise Leadership Specialty Certification
    CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.00, ACE 0.80, ACSM 0.80, AFAA 0.00, CI 8.00, IFPA 8.00, NASM 0.80, NCEP 8.00, NCSF 4.00, NESTA 0.80, NETA 0.80, NPI 8.00, NSCA 0.00, NSPA 8.00, PTAG 8.00
    Lecture / Workshop presented by: Lawrence Biscontini, MA

    Wednesday, 9:00am-6:00pm
    Designed to supplement the expertise of instructors who are currently teaching prechoreographed programs, this instructor training will cover foundational knowledge of exercise and movement science and how it applies to group exercise class design, implementation and modification. Participants will also learn teaching techniques, strategies for improved safety and other essential instructional skills that will enrich their group classes.

    106: RealRyder® Indoor Cycling: Certified Instructor Training
    CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.00, ACE 0.80, ACSM 0.80, AFAA 6.50, CI 8.00, IFPA 8.00, NASM 0.80, NCEP 8.00, NCSF 4.00, NESTA 0.80, NETA 0.80, NPI 8.00, NSCA 0.00, NSPA 8.00, PTAG 8.00
    Lecture / Workshop presented by: Douglas Brooks, MS, and Adam Reid

    Wednesday, 9:00am-6:00pm
    After 20 years of consistent stationary cycle design, the introduction and explosive growth of the RealRyder Indoor Cycle has changed indoor bike technology forever. Riding the RealRyder ABF8 Indoor Cycle encourages, teaches and rewards good form and proper pedal stroke, while riders experience the benefits of leaning, turning, balancing, full-body coordination and core engagement.

    107: Schwinn® Cycling: Instructor Certification
    CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.00, ACE 0.80, ACSM 0.80, AFAA 9.00, CI 8.00, IFPA 8.00, NASM 0.90, NCEP 9.00, NCSF 4.00, NESTA 0.80, NETA 0.80, NPI 8.00, NSCA 0.00, NSPA 8.00, PTAG 8.00
    Lecture / Workshop presented by: Jay Blahnik, and Julz Arney

    Wednesday, 9:00am-7:00pm
    Get certified in the industry’s most respected and progressive indoor cycling instructor training course. In one power-packed day you’ll have the tools you need to become a successful and sought-after instructor on any bike. This critically-acclaimed certification includes bike fit, cycling science, class design, music, and the Schwinn Cycling Coach’s Pyramid, a specialized system that makes teaching simple for you and an incredible experience for your students.

    108: NASM®:Group Personal Training Workshop
    CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.00, ACE 0.00, ACSM 0.00, AFAA 0.00, CI 4.00, IFPA 4.00, NASM 0.40, NCEP 4.00, NCSF 2.00, NESTA 0.40, NETA 0.00, NPI 4.00, NSCA 0.00, NSPA 4.00, PTAG 0.00
    Lecture / Workshop presented by: Fabio Comana, MA, MS

    Wednesday, 10:00am-2:00pm
    The term “group fitness” was once considered taboo for personal trainers as a respected form of training for their clients. Times have changed. In recent years, group fitness has expanded its reach and has practically exploded out of the group ex room and into just about every venue imaginable. This interactive workshop will enumerate the key benefits of group fitness, and how, when and where to conduct group classes.

    109: TRX®: Group Rip™ Training Course
    CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.00, ACE 0.80, ACSM 0.80, AFAA 7.00, CI 8.00, IFPA 8.00, NASM 0.80, NCEP 8.00, NCSF 4.00, NESTA 0.80, NETA 0.80, NPI 8.00, NSCA 0.00, NSPA 8.00, PTAG 8.00
    Workshop presented by: Dan McDonogh, and Fraser Quelch

    Wednesday, 10:00am-7:00pm
    This preconference workshop is for the fitness professional who wants to expand their marketability by bringing this fun, versatile, new modality to small- or large-group workouts. This course provides expert instruction and hands-on practice on how to instruct two group workout formats scalable to all fitness levels. Learn Rip Training fundamentals as well as how to incorporate a range of Rip Trainer exercises into client and member workouts.

    110: Gray Institute: Foundations of Movement Training
    CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.90, ACE 0.80, ACSM 0.00, AFAA 0.00, CI 0.00, IFPA 0.00, NASM 0.80, NCEP 8.00, NCSF 4.00, NESTA 0.80, NETA 0.80, NPI 0.00, NSCA 0.80, NSPA 0.00, PTAG 8.00
    Lecture / Workshop presented by: Lenny Parracino

    Wednesday, 10:00am-7:00pm
    Gray Institute is pleased to offer a one-of-a-kind training course. This full-day program comprises individual modules that when combined will take you, the trainer, on an illuminating journey that shares authentic truths, provides transformational strategies and employs powerful techniques that are sure to enhance the lives of those you touch every day. The five modules include: 1) An Overview of Applied Functional Science™ (AFS). 2) Applied Functional Science Nomenclature: The Language of Movement.
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    Thursday

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    200: The IDEA Rookie Rumble!
    CECs/CEUs:
    Workout presented by: Brett Klika

    Time Block D1 - Thursday, 7:00-8:00am (Special Time)
    If this is your first time at an IDEA event, join us for a special IDEA welcome! To prepare you for a weekend of education, inspiration and perspiration, we have created a unique workout just for you. In this high-energy, movement-based session, you’ll have the opportunity to meet and connect with other fitness professionals while learning interactive group workout games, drills and exercises. In addition, IDEA staff will present an overview of IDEA World and the organization so you will be well informed to make the most of your IDEA World journey.

    201: TRX®: Group Rip™ Power (Full)
    CECs/CEUs:
    Workout presented by: Dan McDonogh

    Time Block D - Thursday, 7:00-7:45am
    TRX® Group Rip Power is possibly the most dynamic music-driven group exercise class ever! This motivating class capitalizes on the speed, power and rotation inherent in Rip Training and sets it to music in a way that ensures high-quality movement, individualized training and an absolutely killer workout.

    202: Group Rx: RIP™
    CECs/CEUs:
    Workout presented by: Wendy Dale, MS, and Anja Garcia

    Time Block D - Thursday, 7:00-7:45am
    Want to get ripped? Group Rx: RIP is a pre-choreographed barbell program designed to improve strength, endurance and definition. Inject excitement into your classes with motivating music and effective weight room exercises. Group Rx has done all the work. Now you can put your own personal stamp on it and get ripped! Repeated as session #401.

    203: SPRI®: Step 360 Core VIIT
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    Workout presented by: Robert Sherman

    Time Block D - Thursday, 7:00-7:45am
    Redefine core training. Progressive phases of exercises and increasing demands of intensity will move from foundation to performance. Then, utilize metabolic conditioning cycles that incorporate an effective “3-2-1” format of energy system overload. Using the Step 360 balance trainer, learn how variable-intensity intervals using three planes of motion, six phases of conditioning and zero rest provides an integrated core training challenge. This workout focuses on developing alignment, awareness, athletic efficiency and control, dynamic balance and core power.

    204: S.W.E.A.T. (Full)
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    Workout presented by: Eve Fleck, MS

    Time Block D - Thursday, 7:00-7:45am
    Six Ways Every Athlete Trains! Athletes need to be fit to perform at their best. They get there with a combination of aerobic conditioning, high-intensity interval training, plyometrics, strength, speed and power training. Now it’s your turn. Experience one of Eve’s signature innovative, athletic workouts using only body weight and minimal equipment. Wake up the athlete in you and get ready to SWEAT!

    205: Primal Movement Drills–n–Thrills (Full)
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    Workout presented by: Jeff McMullen

    Time Block D - Thursday, 7:00-7:45am
    Isn’t it time we get back to the primal root of it all“ how we evolved from infants and developed into the superior moving machines we now are? Through movements we learned as babies, we can help our bodies gain flexibility, build strength, and repair and prevent injury. Using the Lebert Equalizer™ and Buddy System™, explore the seven primal movement patterns. Learn new body weight–training sequences involving mobility preparation, torso coordination, skill and resistance training for all fitness levels.

    206: A Barre Above
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    Workout presented by: Leslee Bender

    Time Block D - Thursday, 7:00-7:45am
    Barre training is the hottest form of training since the Pilates boom. This workout focuses on authentic movement and the body’s ability to work against gravity, without overusing the hips flexors, extreme external rotation and tightening of the glutes, all of which can lead to low-back pain and injury. See how you can mix up your routines and give your clients a workout experience like no other

    207: Thread—Athletic Stretch and Mobility
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    Workout presented by: Lashaun Dale1

    Time Block D - Thursday, 7:00-7:45am
    Trace the interconnectedness within the body with a fast and effective athletic stretch, core strengthening and body awareness workout that will unlock muscular inhibition and improve vitality for peak performance.

    208: Reebok Fitness Fusion
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    Workout presented by: Jessica Exposito

    Time Block D - Thursday, 7:00-7:45am
    Experience Reebok fitness through the years with international presenter and Reebok ambassador Jessica Exposito. Jessica will take you through an extraordinary routine that will have you begging for more! Bring your energy and passion for fitness and join Reebok in a presentation of the best fitness movements in step, dance and more. Fun, high energy and achievable choreography, this class is attainable for all levels. Repeated as session #408.

    209: MMA Fitness Boot Camp
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    Workout presented by: Kevin Kearns

    Time Block D - Thursday, 7:00-7:45am
    The chaos of combat in the cage or ring IS functional training in its purist form. Since MMA fighting requires athletes to “change on the fly,” they have to be fit and ready to change their game plan on a moment’s notice. Whether you work with athletes or fitness enthusiasts, you can use the fresh ideas in this workout to take your fitness boot camp sessions to the next level by integrating the same moves that ultimate MMA fighters use to keep them ring-ready and cage-fit.

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    400: TRX®: Circuit Training
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    Workout presented by: Fraser Quelch

    Time Block J - Friday, 7:00-7:45am
    Individualized training in a motivating group exercise environment! This group strength workout uses timed sets and a grueling boot camp format to give participants an all-body burn in record time. Use nothing but your participants’ body weight and the TRX to bring a completely new element to your group program and light up your studio like never before.

    401: Group Rx: RIP™
    CECs/CEUs:
    Workout presented by: Wendy Dale, MS

    Time Block J - Friday, 7:00-7:45am
    Repeated as session #202. See page 26 for full description.

    402: SPRI®: Step 360 Cardio VIIT
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    Workout presented by: Patrick Goudeau

    Time Block J - Friday, 7:00-7:45am
    Experience cardio conditioning that has it all. Progressive phases of exercises and increasing demands of intensity will move from foundation to performance. Then, utilize metabolic conditioning cycles that incorporate an effective “3-2-1” format of energy system overload. Using the Step 360 balance trainer, learn how variable-intensity intervals using three planes of motion, six phases of conditioning and zero rest provides an integrated cardiovascular challenge. This workout pushes caloric consumption while developing dynamic stabilization, athletic performance and explosive power.

    403: LeBARRE by Lebert Fitness
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    Workout presented by: Jennifer Hall

    Time Block J - Friday, 7:00-7:45am
    Taking the hottest trend in dance-inspired conditioning and using a “make-sense progression” to create a format suitable for every level of exerciser, LeBARRE is a session like no other! Using the portable Lebert Equalizer™, this session combines balance, agility, resistance, working recovery and eloquence into a challenging full-body workout. Use the exercises alone or in the unique sequencing patterns provided to create an entire LeBARRE program! No dance experience or pink tights required!

    404: Equipped Circuits
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    Workout presented by: Michelle Felzman

    Time Block J - Friday, 7:00-7:45am
    You have the space. You have the equipment! Now what? Get creative and experience smooth transitioning from exercise to exercise. Walk away with some great ideas on how to piece together different pieces of equipment to create intense, effective circuits.

    405: MELT®: Self–Treatment
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    Workout presented by: Sue Hitzmann, MS

    Time Block J - Friday, 7:00-7:45am
    MELT aches and pain away by addressing stuck stress caused by the repetition of daily living. Learn how to identify common areas of stuck stress and imbalance in your body’s autopilot. By using the 4R’s of MELT, you will be guided through a Hands-Off Bodywork® experience that will help you rebalance autonomic regulation, rehydrate the connective tissue system, restore joint space and integrity, and yield immediate, lasting results.

    406: Cardio*Combat*Core*Strength
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    Workout presented by: Jeff McMullen

    Time Block J - Friday, 7:00-7:45am
    Join us for a fun fusion of cardio kickboxing, body weight–based strength conditioning and standing core workout without every sitting down. Kick, punch, plank, push and lift your body in endless combinations, sequences, directions and planes that will leave your head spinning with endless possibilities and ideas to take home and utilize for any level fitness class. Raise the bar and leave your clients and students clamoring for more, more, more!

    407: HIIT Me With Your Best Shot!
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    Workout presented by: Chalene Johnson

    Time Block J - Friday, 7:00-7:45am
    Who says you have to jump to do high-interval training? Burn up the Showcase Room floor without the jarring effects of jumping. Experience a plyometric, explosive, high-intensity interval training class with a twist! Participate in this calorie-crushing, 50-minute, low-impact, high-intensity interval experience that uses kickboxing, athletic moves and core-focused drills that are perfectly timed and set to custom music!

    408: Reebok Fitness Fusion
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    Workout presented by: Jessica Exposito

    Time Block J - Friday, 7:00-7:45am
    Repeated as session #208. See page 26 for full description.

    409: Booty Camp—The Best Bun and Leg Training on the Planet (Full)
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    Workout presented by: Mindy Mylrea

    Time Block J - Friday, 7:00-7:45am
    You have heard of boot camp, but have you ever heard of “booty camp” for buns and legs? Take your below-the-belt classes to with this whole new approach to buns and leg training“circuit style! Four stations of unilateral stabilization exercises, coupled with barre-based, gliding, tubing, traveling body weight training and so much more. You will experience the best lower body station ideas on the planet for a lower-body challenge that is booty crazy.

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    600: TRX®: Training for Body Transformation
    CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.20, ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 0.90, AFPA 2.00, NASM 0.20, NSCA 0.00, PTAG 2.00
    Workshop presented by: Pete Holman, PT

    Time Block O - Saturday, 7:30-9:20am
    Fraser QuelchEvery client wants to look better naked. Learn how to apply TRX training principles using both the Rip™ Trainer and Suspension Trainer™ to guarantee your client’s body transformation. This session unveils the best practices for weight loss and provides programming strategies and techniques to ensure success.

    601: Discovering Parkour
    CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.20, ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 0.90, AFPA 2.00, NASM 0.20, NSCA 0.00, PTAG 2.00
    Workshop presented by: Dan Edwardes

    Time Block O - Saturday, 7:30-9:20am
    Don’t miss this amazing training session for all levels of ability and experience. We’ll cover the functional fitness and strength training elements of parkour/freerunning in an indoor environment. This course includes movement training that integrates vaulting, precisions, jumps, wall-runs, underbars, swinging and more. Discover what true functional movement means and learn to use your body as it was designed.

    602: SPRI®: Ignite Challenge
    CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.20, ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 0.90, AFPA 2.00, NASM 0.20, NSCA 0.00, PTAG 2.00
    Workshop presented by: Brian Nunez

    Time Block O - Saturday, 7:30-9:20am
    Sport is complex and requires athletes to be ready for constant change. In this workout, challenge yourself through purposeful drills that inspire effort and intensity with the intent of demonstrating your very best efforts. Learn how participants of all ages, shapes and sizes can be

    603: Intensity Overload—Battle of the HIITs
    CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.20, ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 0.90, AFPA 2.00, NASM 0.20, NSCA 0.20, PTAG 2.00
    Workshop presented by: Mindy Mylrea

    Time Block O - Saturday, 7:30-9:20am
    Fartlik, Tabata, Little–positive versus negative recovery, longer versus shorter intervals, when to use it and when not to. So many options and so little time. In this informative session, Mindy will guide you through the HIIT battleground. Learn the science and then put HIIT training to the test. Walk away with progression formulas and principles that will have you creating training sessions that matter.

    604: Strengthening the Fascial Lines in 3-D
    CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.20, ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 0.90, AFPA 2.00, NASM 0.20, NSCA 0.20, PTAG 2.00
    Workshop presented by: Peter Twist, MSc

    Time Block O - Saturday, 7:30-9:20am
    This session offers a fresh and innovative approach to analyzing human movement and creates a platform for building next-level strength in 3-D. Discover new-school anatomy to appreciate how fascial connective tissue and muscle interacts to create a structural web capable of massive muscle synergy and strength gains. Experience multidirectional and multiplanar loading challenges that overload the entire infrastructure to create and channel full-spectrum strength.

    605: Cool Tools and Programming for Boot Camps and Small–Group Training by Lebert Fitness
    CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.20, ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 0.90, AFPA 2.00, NASM 0.20, NSCA 0.00, PTAG 2.00
    Workshop presented by: Marc Lebert

    Time Block O - Saturday, 7:30-9:20am
    This session is sure to keep your small-group training and boot camp sessions fresh, fun and challenging! Everything from agility and mobility drills, compound body weight movements, unique unilateral rowing and manual resistance exercises, partner training, athletic conditioning drill sequences, unique class programming and more! Your toolbox will be full after this one! This session features the Lebert Equalizer™ and Buddy System™.

    606: TPPT: Myofascial Compression Techniques for HIIT Functional Training (Full)
    CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.20, ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 0.90, AFPA 2.00, NASM 0.20, NSCA 0.20, PTAG 2.00
    Workshop presented by: Cassidy Phillips

    Time Block O - Saturday, 7:30-9:20am
    Create soft tissue solutions to prepare the body for the constant variables of CrossFit-style functional training. Risk of injury increases when load is placed upon the muscles and the body lacks the ability to counteract the weight distribution. Weight, suspension and/or challenging the body to move can result in injury when the body is not prepared. Learn how to prepare the body to move and react to constant variables with myofascial compression techniques.

    607: The Core in 3-D
    CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.20, ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 0.90, AFPA 2.00, NASM 0.20, NSCA 0.20, PTAG 2.00
    Workshop presented by: Leslee Bender

    Time Block O - Saturday, 7:30-9:20am
    The core begins with the feet. With every step you take, there is a chain reaction that requires greater engagement of the core muscles to help counterbalance the forces of gravity in all three planes of motion. Many classic core training techniques require our students/clients to lie on their back. However, these antiquated techniques may be causing some of the back and neck pain so many are experiencing. By implementing gravity via vertical core training, you’ll experience what your body is meant to experience.

    608: SBR—The Speed, Balance and Range of Motion Formula
    CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.20, ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 0.90, AFPA 2.00, NASM 0.20, NSCA 0.20, PTAG 2.00
    Workshop presented by: Tony Horton

    Time Block O - Saturday, 7:30-9:20am
    The future of functional fitness will require routines that incorporate three things: speed, balance and range of motion. The SBR training session will combine elements of all three. Most non-endurance athletes move on multiple planes. Baseball, basketball, football, hockey, soccer, skiing, tennis, lacrosse, etc., all require the athlete to use proper kinetic chain-type exercises to improve performance. Each exercise in SBR will challenge your fast twitch muscles, flexibility and core strength.

    609: 4x4: The Fitness Formula
    CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.20, ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 0.90, AFPA 2.00, NASM 0.20, NSCA 0.00, PTAG 2.00
    Workshop presented by: Paul Katami

    Time Block O - Saturday, 7:30-9:20am
    This unique format will turn your classes into a 4-ring circus! The formula: 4 exercises + 4 minutes + 4 blocks = 4x4. Each round consists of 1 cardio, 1 lower body, 1 upper body, and 1 core exercise performed for 1 minute. After a short rest, repeat the block and move on to the next block of progressively more complex and dynamic exercises. This fast-paced workout will test your limits and keep your students coming back for more.

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    800: Unleash Your Inner Athlete
    CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.20, ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 0.90, AFPA 2.00, NASM 0.20, NSCA 0.00, PTAG 2.00
    Workshop presented by: Brent Bishop

    Time Block T - Sunday, 7:30-9:20am
    In this athletic conditioning workshop, trainers will explore proven techniques that incorporate multijoint training techniques with mental coaching strategies to progressively unleash the athlete within anyone. Experience a dynamic workout designed to boost your metabolism, systematically challenge your entire body, and leave you feeling athletic and exhilarated! You’ll leave with the tools and key coaching points you need to maximize the athletic performance of your clientele. Come prepared to learn and sweat.

    801: I Q U Do: The Art of Intelligent Coaching
    CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.20, ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 0.90, AFPA 2.00, NASM 0.20, NSCA 0.00, PTAG 2.00
    Workshop presented by: Keli Roberts

    Time Block T - Sunday, 7:30-9:20am
    Have you ever recorded yourself teaching? Were you happy with how you sounded? Do you feel like your cues give you the intended result? If the answer is no, then this workshop is for you! Learn the art of intelligent cuing with simple strategies that will make all the difference with your communication skills. No matter what you teach, being an effective coach is an art form!

    802: Designing Effective Balance and Mobility Programs—A Multidimensional Approach
    CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.20, ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 0.90, AFPA 2.00, NASM 0.20, NSCA 0.20, PTAG 2.00
    Workshop presented by: Debbie Rose, PhD

    Time Block T - Sunday, 7:30-9:20am
    The purpose of this hands-on workshop is to provide instructors with the screening tools and curriculum materials needed to implement a targeted balance and mobility program for older adults experiencing balance and gait problems that have elevated risk for falls. Attendees will learn how to quickly screen and assess older adults for balance and mobility problems, and then develop a set of exercise progressions and culminating activities across multiple dimensions of balance that can be easily modified to raise or lower the challenge of each exercise.

    803: NASM®: The Commotion About Human Motion (Full)
    CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.20, ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 0.90, AFPA 2.00, NASM 0.20, NSCA 0.20, PTAG 2.00
    Workshop presented by: Theresa Miyashita, PhD

    Time Block T - Sunday, 7:30-9:20am
    Altered gait biomechanics can be due to a number of different causes, including injury, chronic musculoskeletal conditions, muscular tightness, and muscular weakness. Understanding proper gait mechanics is critical if we are to understand how a client is deviating. Once deviations are noted, we can address these compensations using smart corrective exercise. This involves knowing what muscles need to be inhibited and lengthened, what muscles need strengthening, and how to ensure proper activation of the musculature during dynamic movements.

    804: High Voltage Studio Strength
    CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.20, ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 0.90, AFPA 2.00, NASM 0.20, NSCA 0.00, PTAG 2.00
    Workshop presented by: Michael Steel

    Time Block T - Sunday, 7:30-9:20am
    Take all your favorite studio equipment, add the hottest high-intensity interval training methodologies, mix it up with some cool twists on body weight training, and you have High Voltage Studio Strength! This dynamic circuit workout is designed to build the musculoskeletal system through three planes of motion, working the trunk, arms and legs. Experience nine functional stations utilizing a variety of products designed to challenge momentum of mass in all planes.

    805: Time Under Tension
    CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.20, ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 0.90, AFPA 2.00, NASM 0.20, NSCA 0.20, PTAG 2.00
    Workshop presented by: Aileen Sheron

    Time Block T - Sunday, 7:30-9:20am
    If you love tubing, this class is for you! Using just one tube, you will discover all the creative ways to utilize this versatile piece of equipment. Learn how to layer your exercises and combinations to get the most out of each position. See how to integrate different planes of movement, speeds and intensity for an amazing nonstop workout. The tension won’t stop until the clock runs out.

    806: Balancing Hormones for Optimal Weight Loss
    CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.20, ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.80, AFPA 2.00, NASM 0.20, NSCA 0.20, PTAG 2.00
    Lecture presented by: Marc Bubbs ND

    Time Block T - Sunday, 7:30-9:20am
    You often hear that achieving your ideal weight is a matter of calories consumed and exercise. Unfortunately, that isn’t the whole story. Your body’s hormones control metabolism, muscle building, fat metabolism and appetite. Whether you are a very active athlete, exercise enthusiast or are seeking to shed a few pounds, achieving hormonal balance may be the missing link you need to lose weight, improve your health and perform better in the gym or on the playing field!

    807: Flex Your Marketing Muscles! Build and Grow Your Personal Brand
    CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.20, ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.80, AFPA 2.00, NASM 0.20, NSCA 0.20, PTAG 2.00
    Lecture presented by: Gretchen Ritter

    Time Block T - Sunday, 7:30-9:20am
    Your loyal and dedicated clients are out there but they can’t find you! Learn the secrets from fitness industry leaders and social media marketing professionals on creating your brand and having an online presence. We will provide practical demonstrations, and you will walk away knowing how to leverage five free online resources to expand your reach and gain new customers. Leave with a doable marketing action plan that requires minimal effort and can be automated to run on its own.

    808: Breathe Life Into Your Poses
    CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.20, ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 0.90, AFPA 2.00, NASM 0.20, NSCA 0.00, PTAG 2.00
    Workshop presented by: Kelly McGonigal, PhD

    Time Block T - Sunday, 7:30-9:20am
    The outer alignment of a yoga pose is like the gift wrap on a present. It may be beautiful, but the real treasure is inside. Learn how to practice the poses from the inside out, using sensation and the breath to draw you deeper into the inner experience of your yoga practice. Experience each pose as the movement of breath in your body, and let the breath guide each movement between poses.

    809: STOTT PILATES®: Matwork Flow Conditioning Sequence Workout
    CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.20, ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 0.90, AFPA 2.00, NASM 0.20, NSCA 0.00, PTAG 2.00
    Workshop presented by: Heather Lawson

    Time Block T - Sunday, 7:30-9:20am
    Bring a sense of flow and energy to any Matwork routine with this enlightening workout, developed by the Merrithew Health and Fitness team. Using breath to promote focus and the quality of movement, learn innovative movement transitions and discover sequences designed to increase overall body conditioning and control. Exercises are selected to improve strength and stability along with flexibility and suppleness.
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