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275: Out With the Old and in With the Older!
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

Time Block G - Thursday, 2:00-3:50pm
Lawrence Biscontini, MA, and Bernadette O’Brien Come and experience this theoretical and practical application of what it means to train seniors today. Teaching to this population–the “chronologically enriched”–involves a new mindset and a new toolbox for today’s group and personal trainers. Lawrence and Bernadette will also share their practical stories of success and inspiration.

276: Gray Institute: Live Case Study—A Whole Approach to Assessment and Program Design
Workshop presented by: Lenny Parracino
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

Time Block G - Thursday, 2:00-3:50pm
Join us for an illuminating presentation on assessment and program design as we discuss a universal systems approach. You’ll see how the assessment is done with a real client

277: Total–Body Conditioning: Anatomy in Action (Full)
Workshop presented by: Leslee Bender
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

Time Block G - Thursday, 2:00-3:50pm
This dynamic session unleashes the power of your anatomy in three dimensions! Textbooks give you only one dimension from which to view the body. When you grasp the power and principles of gravity, you can understand the kinetic chain and how to functionally train the body for flexibility, strength and balance. This is not the anatomy you know, but modern, realistic and based on science. Come and see how the body works when all muscles are working synergistically!

278: The Perfect 10
Workshop presented by: Abbie Appel
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

Time Block G - Thursday, 2:00-3:50pm
Learn logical sequences and perfect progressions to assist you in designing programs that develop muscular endurance, strength and power for a multilevel group. Utilize a weighted bar and stability ball together to experience integrated multiplanar movements that are not only fun, but challenging and functional. With these 10 staple movements, we can take our strength/conditioning classes to the next level by adding balance and load to stability ball movements with the weighted bar.

279: BOSU®: Crush It
Workshop presented by: Amy Dixon, and Mindy Mylrea
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

Time Block G - Thursday, 2:00-3:50pm
BOSU® Crush It is for you, your clients and your athletes, and it will test your strength, weaknesses and your limits! Compete against yourself and rate your athletic skill in the areas of balance, agility, core, cardio and strength. After each measurable challenge, learn drills to improve your athletic ability in that area of fitness. Learn how the challenges and drills can be integrated into goal-specific workouts for all fitness levels.

280: Indo–Row®: The Perfect Calorie Burn
Workshop presented by: Jay Blahnik, and Josh Crosby
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

Time Block G - Thursday, 2:00-3:50pm
Repeated as session #210 and #240. See page 26 for full description.

281: Hi–Step—Bi–Step
Workshop presented by: Neil Bates
CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.20, ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 0.90, AFPA 0.00, NASM 0.20, NSCA 0.00, PTAG 0.00

Time Block G - Thursday, 2:00-3:50pm
Say “Hi” and “Bi” as we travel around the step side by side! This session is the best fun you can have on two platforms! Get tips on how to easily create double-step choreography with endless adaptations. This workshop will focus on clear, concise cuing, how to set up the room for different step patterns and how to move around the steps with ease. See how you can make the most out of your existing choreography!

282: Body Force
Workshop presented by: Michelle Felzman
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

Time Block G - Thursday, 2:00-3:50pm
Body Force is designed to produce high-intensity training results with exercises that use only your body weight. The exercises are sequenced together to get your body to work as one unit through all planes of motion. Working through total-body exercises is the most efficient and effective way to train. Learn how to train hard with just your body!

283: Let the Music Move You!
Workshop presented by: Fred Hoffman, MEd
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

Time Block G - Thursday, 2:00-3:50pm
What is the one thing that always gets people moving? Great music! (Just think wedding reception!) This class brings familiar dance and low-impact moves to some of the best music ever. Even-paced, fun and lively, this creative cardio workout gives you lots of take-home and ready-to-use choreography. Come enjoy the music and get moving!

284: Why Your Personal Story Is Your Most Valuable Asset—Create Your Story!
Lecture presented by: Bo Eason
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

Time Block G - Thursday, 2:00-3:50pm
Join our keynote speaker Bo Eason in this workshop that will teach you how to capture your personal story, how to embody your story, and how to create immediate intimacy and trust with your clients. Bo’s coaching will accelerate your success as you refine your personal story and learn why your ultimate position of power is your unique voice, your originality, your story.

Wednesday

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111: ACE®: Metabolic Training Workshop
Workshop presented by: Mark Kelly, PhD
CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.90, 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 0.80, NSPA 8.00, PTAG 8.00

Wednesday, 10:00am-7:00pm
Metabolic training is one of the hottest workout styles today. With the success of popular HIIT programs, it’s no secret that high-intensity drills and movements can help clients shed pounds. And while many trainers know what exercises to do, they may not fully understand the physiological principles that support these training philosophies. Learn strategies to help clients overcome plateaus and achieve weight-loss goals with high-intensity metabolic conditioning.

112: Tabata Bootcamp™
Lecture / Workshop presented by: Mindy Mylrea
CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.00, ACE 0.80, ACSM 0.80, AFAA 8.00, 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 0.80, NSPA 8.00, PTAG 8.00

Wednesday, 10:00am-7:00pm
Tabata Bootcamp™ is a revolution in small-group training designed to generate revenues for you and your facility. Based on cutting edge HIIT exercise, sound nutrition and latest behavioral science, you'll learn how to run 8 week bootcamps that will transform your clients' bodies and their lives. This turnkey program provides you with all the tools you need to be successful.

113: Reinventing Worksite Wellness—The Forefront of Prevention in Unfit America
Lecture presented by: Julian Varela, MS, MA
CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.00, 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

Wednesday, 12:00-4:00pm
The evidence is clear! A large segment of our population does not utilize the services of fitness centers and professional trainers. Unfortunately, these individuals are precisely the ones who are driving healthcare costs through the roof! As fitness professionals, how do we incentivize these individuals to start leading a life of health? This preconference session addresses the challenge of how to best engage the unfit. Corporate worksite wellness programs are the perfect platform to inspire people who are on the fitness fence. This enlightening course will:

114: Total Barre™: Endurance With Music™, Level 1
Workshop presented by: CC Martin
CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.00, 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

Wednesday, 2:00-6:00pm
Bring music-inspired movement to your clients! Following the Total Barre template, discover unique choreography to create a biomechanically well-balanced and fun program. Learn how to incorporate small props such as the Flex-Band®, Mini Stability Ball™ and Toning Balls™ with the barre to give you more flexibility for an hour long endurance-focused class. A recommended play list of music will be provided as well as suggested beats per minute for each segment, so you can create additional fun, invigorating theme based classes.
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Thursday

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289: Total Barre™: Endurance With Music™ for Active Adults
Workshop presented by: CC Martin
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

Time Block G - Thursday, 2:00-3:50pm
Research shows that older adults can benefit by exercising with music as it improves learning and memory, builds self-esteem, reduces stress and increases social interaction. This workshop follows the Total Barre template while teaching the appropriate biomechanical principles to help you cue, motivate and modify safely for less mobile, active adult clients. Leave with two 30 minute client programs that increase flexibility, balance and postural stability. A recommended play list of music will be provided as well as suggested beats per minute for each segment.

290: Yoga–Motion
Workshop presented by: Kimberly Spreen
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

Time Block G - Thursday, 2:00-3:50pm
Let go and break out of your traditional yoga routine! We’ll find our yoga groove by integrating rhythmic movement within a vinyasa flow practice. Build both physical and mental endurance, reduce stress and create your very own movement signature as we mindfully experience a moving meditation set to music designed to lift and inspire.

291: The Three R’s of Pilates: Read, Realign and Restore Healthy Movement
Workshop presented by: Kathryn Coyle, and Zoey Trap, MSc
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

Time Block G - Thursday, 2:00-3:50pm
Guide your clients to healthier movement by learning to identify substitution patterns, inhibition, gripping, improper initiation and alignment issues. Learn strategies to restore alignment and improve ease of movement and efficiency. Please bring a towel to this session.

292: ICG®: Mountain Rider
Workshop presented by: Jim Karanas, MS
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

Time Block G - Thursday, 2:00-3:50pm
Take on some of the most challenging mountain trails from all over the world. With Myride®+, the world’s best forward-motion cycling footage, and ICG’s unique ability to apply off-road riding to indoor cycling, you’ll be immersed in the off-road ride of your life. Experience off-road trails (fire road, single track and more) and off-road positions (waves, speed bumps and more) throughout the ride. Whether you’re a mountain biker or a roadie looking for something new, this one’s for you! Repeated as session #534.

293: Schwinn® Cycling: All the Right Cues
Workshop presented by: Shannon Fable
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

Time Block G - Thursday, 2:00-3:50pm
Great indoor cycling instructors have a stash of dead-on cues that engage, incite and surprise their classes. Come learn to create impactful cues and then experience their effects in a live workout. Go home with a list of the Schwinn master trainer’s most powerful one-liners, and a CD with seven podcasts of Schwinn’s top trainers cuing their favorite rides to keep you inspired.

294: Keiser® M3: The Power Journey—Creating Power–Based Rides (Full)
Workshop presented by: Krista Popowych
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

Time Block G - Thursday, 2:00-3:50pm
Training without a purpose can often dilute the effects of a ride and result in substandard outcomes. Power not only makes a cyclist’s journey more interesting, it maximizes their riding potential. Experience the key components of power training and learn how to develop power zone profiles and power-based classes. Create purposeful rides that will truly enhance your students’ cycling experience.

295: RealRyder® Indoor Cycling: Recycle...Class Planning in Minutes!
Workshop presented by: Gay Gasper
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

Time Block G - Thursday, 2:00-3:50pm
Planning your classes should be simple and fun. Learn how to create and recycle class profiles and grow a rich library of creative workouts to choose from each week. RealRyder’s unique RydeProfile Class Planning Template shows you how to bring real road profiles inside the classroom while maximizing teaching options. Learn to shine as a strong teacher, and instruct a class that’s uniquely YOU without hiding behind music and other props! Ryde Real! Repeated as session #704.

300: TRX®: Training for Active Seniors
Workshop presented by: Fraser Quelch
CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.20, ACE 0.15, ACSM 1.50, AFAA 0.75, AFPA 1.50, NASM 0.10, NSCA 0.00, PTAG 1.50

Time Block H - Thursday, 4:40-6:10pm
65 is the new 45! Older populations have never been more motivated to stay active and healthy than right now. Learn how to use the TRX Suspension Trainer™ to improve function and keep seniors pursuing the activities they love long into their golden years.

301: SPRI®: Step 360 Strength VIIT
Workshop presented by: Robert Sherman
CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.20, ACE 0.15, ACSM 1.50, AFAA 0.75, AFPA 1.50, NASM 0.10, NSCA 0.00, PTAG 1.50

Time Block H - Thursday, 4:40-6:10pm
Train the building blocks of strength and performance. Progressive phases of exercises and increasing intensity will move from foundation to performance. Then utilize metabolic conditioning cycles that incorporate an effective

302: Submaximal Loaded Movement Training
Workshop presented by: Michol Dalcourt
CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.20, ACE 0.15, ACSM 1.50, AFAA 0.75, AFPA 1.50, NASM 0.10, NSCA 0.15, PTAG 1.50

Time Block H - Thursday, 4:40-6:10pm
Loaded, intermittent functional exercise is a critical aspect of training that is far too often overlooked or never truly appreciated. Speed, efficiency, positional strength and stability are all maximized with loaded movement training. In this workshop, learn the theory and applications of this critical form of athletic training. Get several examples of submaximal loaded movement drills and specific examples of how professional strength and conditioning coaches have used this training to elicit a higher level of athletic gain.

Friday

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480: Pilates 50/50
Workshop presented by: Linda Freeman
CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.20, ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 0.90, AFPA 1.50, NASM 0.20, NSCA 0.00, PTAG 1.50

Time Block L - Friday, 10:20am-12:10pm
Pilates 50/50 is a class consisting of half standing Pilates work that integrates Pilates principles with lower-body work; and half Pilates mat work to strengthen the core with complementary exercises. Learn how to create your own standing work by discovering the four base movements, intensifiers and mood-makers as well as effective cuing techniques. This class is a booty-lifting, ab-sculpting class that will top the list at your club!

481: Pilates for the Overweight
Workshop presented by: Zoey Trap, MSc
CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.20, ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 0.90, AFPA 1.50, NASM 0.20, NSCA 0.00, PTAG 1.50

Time Block L - Friday, 10:20am-12:10pm
Learn essential factors in adapting Pilates for larger clients. Many overweight people have tried personal trainers, gyms and running, and found these routines just too hard to stick with long term. Discover how to manipulate gravity and to provide support with props, touch and encouragement, thus putting your overweight clients in an advantageous position to experience success. Please bring a towel to this session.

482: Pilates out of the Box
Workshop presented by: Marshall Eklund, MA
CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.20, ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 0.90, AFPA 1.50, NASM 0.20, NSCA 0.00, PTAG 1.50

Time Block L - Friday, 10:20am-12:10pm
Building on the amazing principles of Pilates training of quality and precision, this workshop will transform the way you design your core, Pilates and functional fitness programs. Students will learn a powerful system to mix different orientations, positions and muscle activation to create innovative and invigorating training sessions.

483: YOGression™ for the Upper Body
Workshop presented by: Lauren Eirk
CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.20, ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 0.90, AFPA 1.50, NASM 0.20, NSCA 0.00, PTAG 1.50

Time Block L - Friday, 10:20am-12:10pm
In this session, you will learn what progression in yoga really means. See why longer practices requiring rigorous adjustments, or forcing oneself into difficult positions, are not the way to achieve the goal of a particular position. Learn how to progress your students in several arm-balancing poses, with ways to strengthen hands, wrists, elbows, shoulders, and cervical regions using various interpretations and variations of yoga asanas.

484: Schwinn® Cycling: Release and Relieve for Cyclists
Workshop presented by: Helen Vanderburg
CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.20, ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 0.90, AFPA 1.50, NASM 0.20, NSCA 0.00, PTAG 1.50

Time Block L - Friday, 10:20am-12:10pm
Tension and discomfort can too often be the aftermath of a great ride. Not just for cyclists, this workshop pulls the best flexibility, relaxation and self-myofascial release techniques using easy-to-access equipment into simple sequences you can teach anywhere. Learn how to relieve the hips, back, shoulders and legs, rejuvenate the joints and restore maximal performance to a tight and tired body. This workshop includes a 30-minute cycling workout.

485: Keiser® M3: Workouts for Special Populations
Workshop presented by: Suzette O'Byrne
CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.20, ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 0.90, AFPA 1.50, NASM 0.20, NSCA 0.00, PTAG 1.50

Time Block L - Friday, 10:20am-12:10pm
As fitness leaders, we need to find a balance between catering our workouts to the fit and active versus beginners and special populations. In this session, we will provide workout designs that will motivate and inspire a diverse participant base. From cardiac rehab, active aging, prenatal and more, this workshop will help you to develop exercise sessions that can help all individuals achieve success in the indoor cycling and training environment.

486: RealRyder® Indoor Cycling: Burn Your Last Match
Workshop presented by: Adam Reid, and Douglas Brooks, MS
CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.20, ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 0.90, AFPA 1.50, NASM 0.20, NSCA 0.00, PTAG 1.50

Time Block L - Friday, 10:20am-12:10pm
Anaerobic interval training is an effective way to help your riders blast through fitness plateaus, build power and speed, and torch calories. Learn appropriate coaching, recovery time and cues to keep your interval training programs scientifically smart, fun and injury free. Leverage the dynamic turning and banking movements, exclusive to the RealRyder Indoor Cycle, and walk away with three distinct interval profiles that you can teach the very next day! Repeated as session #420.

487: One Road, One Ride—Kranking® and Indoor Cycling
Workshop presented by: yvonne juarez
CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.20, ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 0.90, AFPA 0.00, NASM 0.20, NSCA 0.00, PTAG 0.00

Time Block L - Friday, 10:20am-12:10pm
With his latest innovation, Kranking, Johnny G gives us a way to ride that same road by using the upper body to develop and maintain cardiovascular strength and fitness. Learn how to adapt your cuing and coaching skills for creating powerful and effective training sessions using language that motivates participants. We’ll use training techniques, drills and heart rate games utilizing both the upper body and lower body in one dynamic indoor cycling class!

488: PaddleFitness™ with Ocean Yoga ™
Workshop presented by: Jeremy Strom, and Laird Hamilton
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Time Block L - Friday, 10:20am-12:10pm
Are you ready for a unique workshop that fuses the benefits of stand-up paddle boarding and surfing with the benefits of functional movements for a one-of-a-kind indoor training experience. This session integrates functional movement patterns with balance training on the Ocean Yoga™ board, while adding the unique properties of a slide weighted paddle for an awesome training environment.

500: L.A. Adventures: Hollywood Hills Hike
Fun presented by: Hikes & Bikes of Los Angeles
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Friday, 10:15am-1:15pm
In need of a jolt of nature? Take a guided hike through the Hollywood Hills, while enjoying stunning views of L.A.’s bustling metropolis, for the most amazing hike of your life. You will follow the best trails to the top of the Hollywood Hills for an incredible 360-degree view of L.A. Highlights include: a ridge-line hike overlooking the entire L.A. basin; get up close and personal with the legendary Hollywood sign, plus learn about its amazing history; and an insiders’ tour of the newly-restored Griffith Park Observatory. Be sure to bring a camera as the views are sensational.

Saturday

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694: The Future of Fitness—Group Fitness Unleashed
Lecture presented by: Steven Renata, Randy Hetrick, and Darren Jacobson
CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.20, ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.25, AFPA 2.00, NASM 0.20, NSCA 0.20, PTAG 2.00

Time Block Q - Saturday, 1:30-3:20pm
Group fitness is more than a strong retention tool. When fully utilized, it is the most powerful form of assisted exercise to grow membership. The growth of budget and micro gyms has changed the industry landscape, bringing new opportunities and challenges for facilities. Differentiation through world-class execution of group fitness has the potential to grow and sustain your business through referrals and guest acquisition. Les Mills, and a distinguished industry panel share insights on how to drive over a million member touches per year.

695: The Bacon, Sprouted Quinoa and Kale Cupcake—Food Trends Panel
Panel Discussion presented by: Sandy Todd Webster, Lourdes Castro, Teri Gentes, and Jess Kolko
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

Time Block Q - Saturday, 1:30-3:20pm
What is trending in food today and what do you need to know about it? Every year there are new ingredients, ethnic influences and preparation techniques that seem to take over our plates and our ongoing national conversation about food and wellness. Join IDEA foodista

696: Knee Pain, Muscular Imbalance and the Kinetic Chain
Lecture presented by: Greg Roskopf, MA
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

Time Block Q - Saturday, 1:30-3:20pm
We will take an in-depth look at the knee joint and gain an understanding of how the muscles control knee joint function. Trainers will see how abnormal mechanics in the foot and the hip can affect the function at the knee. The concepts and techniques introduced in this session will help trainers to identify imbalances throughout the lower kinetic chain. In addition, trainers will gain a greater appreciation for how to properly design exercise programs for clients with knee pain.

697: Functional Fee–Based Group Training
Lecture presented by: Steve Jack
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

Time Block Q - Saturday, 1:30-3:20pm
We all know that group training has the power to engage members, improve interaction, and generate results and revenue. Implementing such programs, however, can be tricky. Learn what works and what doesn’t and how to differentiate between fee-based group training and group exercise. We’ll dive into the importance of systems, quality control and dedicated environments for functional group training to occur.

698: STOTT PILATES®: Stability Barre™ Training With Reformer and Cardio–Tramp™ Rebounder (Full)
Workshop presented by: Heather Lawson
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

Time Block Q - Saturday, 1:30-3:20pm
This workshop features the exclusive Stability Barre program, designed by the Merrithew Health and Fitness team, to develop stamina and control along with cardiovascular fitness and endurance. The Cardio-Tramp serves as the sturdy barre support as well as a resilient platform for rebounding work. Experience how this program presents elements of dance and flexibility training with the solid foundations of STOTT PILATES in a workout like no other.

699: CORE™: Dynamic Resistance Training With Tubing
Workshop presented by: John Garey, MS
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

Time Block Q - Saturday, 1:30-3:20pm
This new workshop, developed by the Merrithew Health & Fitness team, features various types of resistance tubing, balances upper, lower and core resistance training with athletic-based movements that will challenge any athlete. This kind of peripheral resistance adds a unique component to the workout and adds elements of stability and balance to the exercises. The CORE foundational principles are applied in this high-powered workshop that focuses on form with intensity.

700: Sight and Insight: Feldenkrais® Awareness Through Movement
Workshop presented by: Elizabeth Larkam
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

Time Block Q - Saturday, 1:30-3:20pm
Dr. Moshe Feldenkrais created hundreds of Awareness Through Movement (ATM) lessons that facilitate learning in motion and bring about a state of graceful action, delightful discoveries and unexpected surprises. Experience a lesson that focuses on sight and visualization, refining the ability to form mental images in your mind’s eye.

701: Yoga for "Type-A" Clients
Workshop presented by: Linda Freeman
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

Time Block Q - Saturday, 1:30-3:20pm
Try this new approach to get those "yoga is too slow for me" members onto the mat! Using yoga principles as the foundation, this session fuses cardio, strength, and yes, yoga, for clients who can’t sit still. Staying true to yoga, this format meets multiple demands that will open new doors for programming, and will give you an opportunity to touch more people in a meaningful way. You’ll have them hooked on yoga in no time!

702: Mat Movement Flow
Workshop presented by: Kathy Corey
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

Time Block Q - Saturday, 1:30-3:20pm
This course is a progressive and contemporary approach to the Pilates mat work exercises. The workshop explores traditional movements, and uses modifications and variations to create combinations that can be done in classes of any level. Insightful, instructive and informative, this dynamic class includes the work and history from the master teachers who learned from Joe and Clara Pilates.

703: Keiser® M3: Heart Rate and Power Training
Workshop presented by: Suzette O'Byrne
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

Time Block Q - Saturday, 1:30-3:20pm
With the continued advancements in onboard computers, cycling instructors are at an advantage to create workouts that cater to the individual needs of their participants. This workshop will cover the key components of power, as well as heart rate training, and look at ways to apply both for effective, challenging and targeted workouts. Move beyond RPM in this informative and active session.

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828: Yoga in the Round
Workshop presented by: Denise Druce
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

Time Block U - Sunday, 9:40-11:30am
Take a different look at the setup of your yoga class. Teaching in-the-round not only changes the feel of your class, it changes the whole experience for you and your students. In this session, we’ll discuss the benefits of this more intimate approach and how this affects student comfort and flow of energy in the room. In addition, we will look at the considerations of teaching in a circle, including class sequencing and teacher placement.

829: STOTT PILATES®: Matwork Strength and Mobility
Workshop presented by: Heather Lawson
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

Time Block U - Sunday, 9:40-11:30am
Comprising a series of simple movements that challenge overall strength and mobility with stability, this workshop, developed by the Merrithew Health & Fitness team, uses only the body’s own resistance. Fundamental Pilates principles are added to less traditional moves to focus on mobilization while balancing the musculature around the joints. Particular attention is paid to balancing mobility and muscular balance in the lower kinetic chain.

830: Schwinn® Cycling: Skip Jennings’ RIDE RIGHT™ 2–for–1
Workshop presented by: Skip Jennings
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

Time Block U - Sunday, 9:40-11:30am
Every master trainer brings something unique to the bike and the mic. This workshop shines the spotlight on Skip Jennings’s own personal style. Expect a workout filled with world-class coaching, motivation and incredible energy. Then Skip will walk you through two comprehensive handouts: one from the ride you just experienced, and a second, complete class broken down with music, cues, and imagery. It’s the ultimate cycling 2-for-1.