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242: Train to Play With Dynamax Medicine Balls
Workshop presented by: Jeremy Shore
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 E - Thursday, 8:10-10:00am
Learn how to prepare your weekend warrior clients for any competitive event utilizing the Dynamax medicine ball, the pinnacle in high-performance training tools. This high-velocity movement-based training will develop true athleticism by activating and integrating the 10 physical skills: cardiovascular endurance, stamina, strength, flexibility, speed, power, balance, accuracy, agility and coordination.

243: Dance Aerobics—Symmetrical or Asymmetrical?
Workshop presented by: Yoav Avidar
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 E - Thursday, 8:10-10:00am
The dance aerobics scene has been influenced by almost every dance style you can think of. Conventional choreography methods have you thinking that choreography must be built and performed in a symmetrical way. What would happen if you created choreography that was asymmetrical? Come take a look and compare the two methods, then decide which approach you prefer.

244: Survival Tactics for the Social Age: How to Catch Up, Keep Up and Stay One Step Ahead
Lecture presented by: Stephanie Jennings
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 E - Thursday, 8:10-10:00am
Explore how recent tech advancements like social media have transformed consumer behavior, dictating a shift in marketing to your current and future clients. This is your survival guide for today’s social revolution–a primer on what’s happening, what’s in store, and what you can do today to catch up and keep up. Learn firsthand what strategies have proven successful for fitness businesses just like yours, and leave with a better understanding of social trends to attract new clients.

245: The Fluid Body
Lecture presented by: Sue Hitzmann, 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 E - Thursday, 8:10-10:00am
How does cellular fluid play a role in fitness, sports performance, rest, repair and pain-free living? Far beyond the concepts of how fascia supports muscle, you will learn how the fluid, fascial (connective tissue) system supports every aspect of the body and how it’s linked to the nervous system, with models usable by any fitness professional. Learn how your connective tissue system plays an essential role in stability, function, metabolism, gut protection, and overall good health.

246: The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Plant–Based Nutrition
Lecture presented by: Julieanna Hever, MS, RD
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 E - Thursday, 8:10-10:00am
This session will include a comprehensive review of the cutting-edge approach to wellness that is taking the world by storm. Learn everything you need to know about the most powerful tool we have to achieve and maintain optimum health and wellness, and how it all begins at the end of your fork.

247: Corporate Fitness UNLEASHED
Lecture presented by: Trina Gray
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 E - Thursday, 8:10-10:00am
Be the solution to the rising cost of health care while you amp up your training business. Every business wants to reduce costs and improve productivity. As fitness professionals, we can deliver. You will learn four simple steps to get in the door, rapidly grow revenues, and be known as the go-to person in your community for corporate fitness.

248: STOTT PILATES®: Athletic Conditioning 2 on the V2 Max Plus™ Reformer®
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 0.00, PTAG 2.00

Time Block E - Thursday, 8:10-10:00am
Athletes and trainers alike recognize the benefits of alternative training methods like Pilates. This second-level reformer workout, developed by the Merrithew Health & Fitness team, builds on the first level by placing more emphasis on core stability, while challenging strength, power and agility. Learn unique moves that challenge unilateral movement, weight transference and torso rotation, as well as strength and mobility. This programming is ideal for all levels of athletes or for conditioned individuals who want to take their game to the next level.

249: Holistic Fusion: Movement as Meditation
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 E - Thursday, 8:10-10:00am
Holistic Fusion is a blend of several mind-body formats that incorporate qigong, Pilates, yoga and meditation. This unique and powerful workshop is designed to create a full physical, mental and spiritual experience. You will learn the differences and similarities between each format and gain a powerful self-awareness through meditative movement.

250: ZEN•GA™ Power & Strength
Workshop presented by: PJ O'Clair
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 E - Thursday, 8:10-10:00am
Experience firsthand how the mindful movement principles of the ZEN•GA method are explored in a routine that brings calm and peace of mind, and strength and control to the body. This challenging mat-based program, developed by the Merrithew Health & Fitness team, includes all components of fitness training: the pace will rev up the cardiovascular system, the fluidity of the sequences will enhance flexibility, and the controlled stationary holds result in improved total-body strength and vitality.

251: YogaFit® Basics
Workshop presented by: Beth Shaw
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 E - Thursday, 8:10-10:00am
This class combines traditional yoga poses with modern fitness movements. Special attention is given to modifications for each pose, catering to multiple fitness levels, body types and special conditions. The result is an incredible mind-body workout.

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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256: Fundamentals of CROSS CiRCUIT by Octane Fitness® (Full)
Workshop presented by: Heather Brunk
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 E - Thursday, 8:10-10:00am
CROSS CiRCUIT training is for trainers who are looking to offer an incredible cardiovascular and strength-training option for their clients. This session includes education on the benefits of cross-training and circuit training, and designing and running group classes, and designing CROSS CiRCUIT workouts with special attention to client goals such as weight loss and toning, and more. Repeated as session #667.

270: TRX®: Training for Youth
Workshop presented by: Dan McDonogh
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 how to employ TRX training principles using both the Suspension Trainer™ and Rip™ Trainer to increase the movement capabilities of young athletes. This session will focus on how to train the foundational movements that are the building blocks of athleticism, and apply a fun and challenging atmosphere.

271: Small–Group/Team Training—Introducing Les Mills GRIT™ Series
Workshop presented by: Josef Matthews, and Jeremiah Evans
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 session focuses on the latest high-intensity small-group team training (SGTT) programming in 30-minute formats. Participants can expect to receive the latest research on training for SGTT, and best practice around exercise/music selection, management and marketing of this type of programming. The session will include two 30-minute workouts. Repeated as session #511.

272: SPRI®: Ropes Gone Wild
Workshop presented by: Brian Nunez
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 this high-intensity, full-body, zero-impact workout experience incorporating the Undulation Training System method. Develop core stabilization, authentic strength and metabolic endurance with this varied-intensity rope conditioning class. Learn basic to advanced rope moves sequenced in a progressive cardio > strength > power format to create the ultimate metabolic conditioning experience.

273: Athlete’s Performance: Barefoot Training—Benefits, Pitfalls and Programming
Workshop presented by: Mark Verstegen
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
Mark will explore the history and evolution of the minimalist footwear we know today. He will explain the benefits to barefoot training, how to avoid the dangerous pitfalls, and how to bring it together with powerful programming that you will be able to implement with your existing philosophy and clients on Monday. This session will be a mix of presentation overview, combined with a

274: Sport Conditioning GOES GROUP (Full)
Workshop presented by: Peter Twist, 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
Harness Group X’s joy of movement–subtract the choreography, add athletic and functional actions, and watch your classes fill up. This highly interactive small-group training workshop covers logistics, flow, set up and cuing. See how you can inspire your clients/students to bring their best effort with drills that are sure to build a body that works! Embrace a culture that challenges all participants to push harder and experience a workout that exudes a sense of competitive play. Don’t miss it!

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.

Friday

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460: TRX®: Advanced Suspension Training®
Workshop presented by: Fraser Quelch
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
This is the cutting edge of Suspension Training! Learn the next level of new and demanding exercises and sequences put together in a challenging workout. This is a session you will not soon forget and one that your clients will love to hate you for.

461: PLAY! The Childhood Obesity Solution
Workshop presented by: Brett Klika
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
Kids don’t know how to play anymore! This out-of-the-box workshop discusses and demonstrates how to facilitate imaginative play in conjunction with fitness programming for youth. Learn the 10 essential components of a youth fitness program and how to apply them in a fun, imagination-infused environment. Add 20 new exercises to your teaching toolbox and learn how to apply them in a creative

462: The 30 Essential Exercises
Workshop presented by: Robert Sherman
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 the 30 essential exercises to create endless class and teaching options. These specific movements are the root of all strength and core patterns. Experience the secret to creating the corrective progression to programming and you will have over 100 exercises to choose from immediately.

463: Surge Reactive Resistance Training
Workshop presented by: Peter Twist, MSc, and Casey Stutzman
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
From the people that brought you BOSU®, meet “Surge,” a tool integrating instability into strength training. Surge harnesses fluid dynamics to produce continuous shifts in fluid position and flow rate to define top-down unstable strength training. Combining water motion with the loading of muscle improves motor control patterns by imposing reactive resistance training. From deep-core musculature out to limb periphery, Surge rapidly builds strength, preventing injuries and producing a body suited for work or play.

464: Enhance Your Athletic Potential
Workshop presented by: Arthur Hsu
CECs/CEUs: AASFP 0.20, ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 0.90, AFPA 1.50, NASM 0.20, NSCA 0.20, PTAG 1.50

Time Block L - Friday, 10:20am-12:10pm
Sport is demanding physically, mentally and emotionally. Athletes need to have a combination of strength, endurance, mobility, coordination, flexibility, power and balance. Using the Indo Board and other fitness tools, this workshop will address these vital elements of performance and will improve your ability to multitask and simultaneously control movement from the feet and hands. The techniques learned in this session are sure to help you deliver topnotch skills and drills that will have your athletic clients singing your praises.

465: Saving the Spaces
Workshop presented by: Sue Hitzmann, 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
The two primary spaces, the neck and low back, are constantly compromised, whether you are active or sit most of the day. The result is spinal compression, misalignment and damage. You can restore the integrity of these spaces and eliminate the stuck stress that causes chronic inflammation and pain with MELT®. Learn how to add Hands-Off Bodywork® to prepare you for exercise, improve your performance, and keep you out of the chronic pain cycle.

466: The Ultimate Anti–Aging Workout
Workshop presented by: Maureen Hagan, PT
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
Discover how to integrate weight-bearing aerobic movement patterns with functional strength movement patterns to create a total-body conditioning class that helps active Boomers defy the aging process by strengthening heart and muscles, boosting metabolism, building bone density, enhancing mind-body connection and much more. Maureen will present and integrate seven unique training methods and a proven teaching approach that will assist new and experienced instructors in learning and delivering this training concept in a 60-minute class format.

467: Club Spotlight: 24 Hour Fitness Presents Les Mills BODYCOMBAT®—The World of Mixed Martial Arts
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Time Block L - Friday, 10:20am-12:10pm
Leading fitness industry players 24 Hour Fitness, Les Mills and Beachbody collaborate to bring you an IDEA World Showcase Room session. Come experience the original club martial arts program Les Mills BODYCOMBAT, the heart-pumping workout with a dynamic mixture of resistance and aerobic training, featuring the latest trends in mixed martial arts and the inspiration for Beachbody’s at home workout Les Mills COMBAT®. Learn powerful moves from Boxing, Kickboxing/Muay Thai, Taekwondo, Capoeira, Karate and Jiu-Jitsu. Come experience this fitness fight in the IDEA World Showcase Room with rock concert sound, lights, screens, stage and massive energy.

468: Drums Alive®: Street Beats
Workshop presented by: Carrie Ekins, 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
Drums Alive: Street Beats is an urbanized dance and drum celebration that delivers excitement for a new generation. A high-octane workout designed to burn calories, tone the body and stimulate the brain, Street Beats brings the rhythms and moves from the street creating a new dance experience. If you want a fresh approach to fitness, this program is your answer. Street Beats will add a new dimension of fun to your workout and will keep clients coming back for more!

469: ShockWave Circuit: The Most Efficient Total–Body Workout in the World! (Full)
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
Repeated as session #440. See page 35 for full description.

Saturday

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663: The Art of Effective Cuing for Pilates
Workshop presented by: Christine Romani-Ruby, MPT, ATC
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 P - Saturday, 9:40-11:30am
How effective are your cues? How many times have you used the phrases, “shoulders down” or “abs in?” Verbal cuing is a skill used in Pilates to help a client visualize and create a better movement pattern. This workshop will help you to select the best verbal cues and then analyze if what you are asking for is really what your client needs.

664: Kranking® and the Johnny G Energy Training System™
Workshop presented by: Ayla Donlin, 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 P - Saturday, 9:40-11:30am
The Johnny G Energy Training System presents a more complete approach to the art of motivating and energizing the heart by increasing the heart’s capacity to train at peak performance. Incorporating sensory experiences into activity, and increasing kinesthetic awareness, makes for a more meaningful and effective training session. We’ll show you how to enhance present-moment awareness using sensory experiences such as music, color, mindfulness and language as the means to communicate, monitor and facilitate intensity.

665: Schwinn® Cycling: Mindy Mylrea’s RIDE RIGHT™ 2–for–1
Workshop presented by: 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 P - Saturday, 9:40-11:30am
Every master trainer brings something unique to the bike and the mic. This workshop shines the spotlight on Mindy Mylrea’s personal style. Expect a workout filled with world-class coaching, motivation and incredible energy. Then Mindy 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.

666: Cooking With Keiser® (Indoor Cycling Session)
Workshop presented by: Buddy Macuha
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 P - Saturday, 9:40-11:30am
Grab your plate and jump on your bike for an exciting buffet of new drills featuring cadence, watts, time and heart rate for a delicious meal sure to satisfy everyone! We’ll look at each ingredient and then decide how to mix it all together. This class will move your teaching skills past RPMs and make you a cycling master chef!

667: Fundamentals of CROSS CiRCUIT by Octane Fitness®
Workshop presented by: Heather Brunk
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 P - Saturday, 9:40-11:30am
Repeated as session #256. See page 28 for full description.

668: ICG®: One for the Roadies
Workshop presented by: Doyle Armstrong
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 P - Saturday, 9:40-11:30am
In this session geared to road riders, Team ICG will take you on an epic journey of some of the most beautiful highway roads you’ve ever seen or ridden. The profile will use Myride®+ Road Only footage. You’ll use real road-riding techniques, with the best tempos, cadences, movement patterns and combinations. Join us on a spectacular ride with spectacular video!

680: TRX®: Training Zone Circuit
Workshop presented by: Pete Holman, PT
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
The TRX Training Zone is a new anchoring solution that provides a revolutionary environment for functional circuit training. Learn how to skillfully use all of the elements of the TRX Training Zone to bring the best of Suspension Training®, Rip™ Training and functional conditioning together in one outrageously fun, effective and high-energy workout.

681: Body Weight Blitz
Workshop presented by: Keli Roberts
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
No equipment? No worries! Learn partner and solo drills that train the body with gravity, ground reaction forces, leverage, momentum, plyometric exercise and power endurance explosive movement. Apply these forces to provide overload through triplanar motion with integrated whole-body movements that improve multiple fitness components. Ideal for boot camps, small-group or traditional-group fitness. Body Weight Blitz...blast past your plateaus to a whole new level of fitness!

682: XiT: Extreme Interval Training, 3rd Edition
Workshop presented by: Helen Vanderburg
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
Back by popular demand, XiT, 3rd Edition will not disappoint! With the increasing popularity of high-intensity interval training (HIIT), this workshop will give you tons of ideas to take back to your clients, small-group training sessions and group fitness classes. You’ll get new ideas for cardio, strength, power, agility and coordination. Experience new extreme interval formats and innovative exercise combinations and get Xtreme!

683: How to Train the Stressed–Out Client
Workshop presented by: Rodney Corn, MA
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
Stress can be a killer! How can we as fitness professionals simply and effectively combat our clients’ stressors each time we see them and still stay within our scope of practice? In this workshop, we’ll teach you how to hone in on your client’s level of stress, AND more importantly, how to address it in your exercise programming. You’ll walk away with some very powerful tools you can immediately employ with your stressed-out clients.

Sunday

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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.