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IDEA® World Convention Sessions Info
312: TRX® Fit
Workout presented by: TRX Faculty
Time Block G - Thursday, 5:15-6:30pmThis is a high intensity interval workout designed to build muscular endurance, improve lean to fat ratios and increase cardio capacity while getting your clients to sweat and have fun. After a warm-up, two endurance blocks each culminate with a heart thumping cardio challenge. The workout ends with a beautiful cool-down that consists of exercises from our Flow programming. Get an advanced look at some of the exciting new training concepts and best practices in group training from TRX.
313: Club Spotlight: THE CUT, by Equinox®
Workout presented by: Christa DiPaolo, and Team Equinox
Time Block G - Thursday, 5:15-6:30pmTHE CUT is a cardio-forward boxing workout that includes kickboxing and total body conditioning with no bags, no wraps and no ring. It's just you, light hand weights,and your own killer instinct, set to an explosive playlist that powers you through five rhythmic, relentless rounds. Improved speed, power, balance and flexibility are part of the deal. Intense, celebratory, mindful and fierce, this one of a kind new workout will train you to move, look and feel like a champion.
315: ACE®: Workout Pot Pie-How to Use Any Equipment in Any Session
Time Block G - Thursday, 5:15-6:30pmYou've made the plan, designed the workout and then can't use the equipment because someone else got to it first. Sound familiar? Learning to program on the fly can make the difference between a world class session and a boring fragmented workout. So how do the best trainers in the world do it? Join Jonathan and Anthony in a fast paced, on the fly, fun packed session. See how these two experts design a session with any piece of equipment.
317: Barre Amp'd by Savvier
Workshop presented by: Tricia Murphy-Madden
Time Block G - Thursday, 5:15-6:30pmBarre workouts focus on muscular endurance, and whether you are a seasoned barre instructor or stepping up to the barre for the first time, this session will provide ideas for creating fun, interesting and challenging classes. There are several small props you can incorporate that will provide innumerous options for unique barre sequencing and choreography without costly equipment. This workshop will amplify your barre classes and leave your members begging for more.
320: How to Maximize Revenue From Small-Group Training
Lecture presented by: Nick Clayton, MS
Time Block G - Thursday, 5:15-6:30pmSmall-group training provides affordable access to your services and it is an opportunity for you to make more revenue per hour. Success in small-group training results from having the right mix of the four P's: product, price, promotion and place. Join Nick in this session as walks you through a step by step process for generating revenue, including pricing and promotion models, product matrix and upselling opportunities. You'll leave with everything you need to double or triple your hourly revenue!
321: Overcome Adversity-Start Living Your Dreams
Lecture presented by: Travis Barnes
Time Block G - Thursday, 5:15-6:30pmWho gives you permission to create your dream life? You! The secret to getting ahead is starting. Get out of your way and move past adversity, struggle, lack of resources or self-doubt. Learn how Travis turned a decade of incarceration and an unemployment check into three thriving fitness studios, a book, a legacy and a six-figure income. Get the mindset and tools to start living your dream today.
322: How Prolonged Sitting Undermines Personal Training Client Success, by Life Fitness Corporation
Lecture presented by: Melissa diLeonardo
Time Block G - Thursday, 5:15-6:30pmDid you know that the average office worker spends more than two-thirds of the work day sitting? Despite regular exercise, prolonged sitting imposes serious health risks and can undermine even the best fitness programming. Personal trainers are in the best position to educate their clients and help them combat sedentary workplace behavior. Learn effective strategies to help clients win the war against prolonged sitting.
323: How to Run Your Own "Drop Two Sizes Challenge"
Lecture presented by: Rachel Cosgrove
Time Block G - Thursday, 5:15-6:30pmLearn this proven system to run your own "skinny jeans challenge," guaranteeing your clients, both men and women, lose two sizes in 8 weeks. You will learn everything from marketing the challenge, to enrollment, to the exact week by week steps guaranteeing their success. Get the actual plan for their training, nutrition and mindset coaching. Convert them to become long term clients with ease. Learn to successfully implementing this feeder program to boast revenues and grow your business and client satisfaction.
324: Get the Most Out of Your 60 Minutes-Nutrition Strategies for Before, During and After Exercise
Lecture presented by: Christopher Mohr, PhD, RD
Time Block G - Thursday, 5:15-6:30pmMost individuals have only a limited amount of time to devote to their fitness and they want to maximize their efforts to get the best results. Proper nutrition and hydration before, during and after exercise are key in capitalizing on the rewards of exercise. Learn the latest nutrition research—including recommendations for optimal recovery—and gain practical nutrition tips for you and your clients to ensure maximum benefits from workouts.
325: C.H.E.K Institute: How to Work-In™
Workshop presented by: Angie Lustrick
Time Block G - Thursday, 5:15-6:30pm"Working In" is a system of modifying exercises to produce energy accumulation, compared to the energy expenditure of working out. Many people are overworked, overloaded and too stressed by the demands of the 21st century, and simply don't have the energy to work out. Yet movement is one of the best ways of cultivating and maintaining health and well-being. See how these specialized exercises build energy and a greater sense of ultimately meeting and exceeding set physiological and psychological goals.
110: EXOS®: Train Like an Athlete-The Coach's Guide to Improved Sports Performance
Workshop presented by: Brent Callaway
Wednesday, 10:00am-5:00pmThe ability to develop, coach and correct movement skills has emerged as an important skill set for those looking to position themselves as sports conditioning coaches or performance specialists. The industry has spoken, and more clients are looking to train "like an athlete" and develop the movement skills needed to stay in top shape. Whether it is helping a client improve his running technique for an upcoming race, or a youth athlete improve her ability to change direction, the ability to effectively coach movement skills is needed. Attend this preconference event and develop the coaching skills needed to identify and articulate the characteristics that represent "effective technique" across specific linear and multidirectional movement skills. We will discuss how to identify and prioritize specific "technical errors" associated with each movement skill, and provide focused cues and drills that will be used to correct the prioritized movement errors. This course will not only provide a blueprint for those seeking to transition into sports performance, it will also provide an evidence-based guide to programming, coaching and correcting a diversity of movement skills. Lunch (1 hour) is on your own. This preconference workshop qualifies for CECs from several certification agencies. Exact CEC hours and approvals are pending. This is not a certification. Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion.
111: Total Barre™ Create Great Choreography to Music
Workshop presented by: MERRITHEW™ Faculty
Wednesday, 1:00-5:00pmThe Total Barre system provides the perfect opportunity to combine music and movement to create more than just a prechoreographed fitness class. In this workshop, created by the MERRITHEW team, learn how every aspect of choreography, from choosing individual pieces to stringing together the perfect movements, will motivate your classes and deliver exceptional results. The Total Barre workout segment platform and movement essences are used as the backdrop in the creation of effective full body classes. Explore every step of the choreographic process, including how to select music, how to hear counts and phrasing, and how to develop a music vocabulary. Next, learn how to match tempo, musical breaks, accents, lyrics and crescendos/diminuendos with physical versions of the same. Finally, discuss how the essence of each segment and movement principles serve as a guide to developing safe and effective choreography, while motivating classes. Learning objectives: 1. Apply the Total Barre foundational principles in the creation of individual exercise segments. 2. Discover how rhythm, pace, counts and phrasing contribute to effective choreography. 3. Learn how music selection and exercise choice can increase energy output and physical benefits. 4. Explore how the 11 segment system helps create dynamic workouts every time. This is not a certification. Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion.
112: Build a Stronger Business and Life in 12 Months-Work Smarter, Not Harder!
Lecture presented by: Trina Gray
Wednesday, 2:00-6:00pmWhat fitness professional doesn't want to build a better business and enjoy life more? Attend this special preconference offering and walk away with valuable tools for creating a smarter work–life balance plan, mastering time management, and organizing your business campaigns. Chock full of solutions, this action-packed seminar, presented by leading entrepreneur Trina Gray, takes you behind the curtains of her multimillion dollar fitness businesses to show you her successful 12 month marketing campaign, including themed boot camps, unique group training programs, client celebrations, nutritional offerings and special events. You'll leave with a blueprint for creating a comprehensive marketing plan with fresh fitness and nutrition offerings. To help you pack your business with loyal clients, Trina will also share tips on promoting your brand, growing programs and adding revenue with smarter social media strategies. Stop throwing programming and business ideas at the wall to see what sticks and relegating marketing to the bottom of your list. Your whole year will change with this one seminar. This preconference workshop qualifies for CECs from several certification agencies. Exact CEC hours and approvals are pending. This is not a certification. Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion.
113: Gray Institute®: Low Back Pain-Assessing and Progressing for Performance
Workshop presented by: Brett Bloom
Wednesday, 2:00-6:00pmLow back pain is frequent and all too common for many of our clients. This is an opportunity, not a problem. Get this“it's not the low back's fault! Assessing the entire body, especially the low back's best friends (subtalar/ankle complex, hip complex and thoracic spine complex), and progressing the entire body (tweaking numerous movement variables) is a must in alleviating low back pain and restoring function for the individual. In this Gray Institute® preconference session, come ready to learn by moving. Learn how“ • To assess the entire body utilizing a succinct and powerful process • To progress the mobility and stability of the body by leveraging movement variables • Applied Functional Science® empowers you, the practitioner, to train/treat low back pain, as well as the rest of the body! This preconference workshop qualifies for CECs from several certification agencies. Exact CEC hours and approvals are pending. This is not a certification. Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion.
150: The Santa Monica Escape Walking Tour
Fun presented by: Ken Alan
Wednesday, 3:00-7:30pmEscape from the glitz and glamour of L.A. to the beautiful beachside community of Santa Monica. You’ll see the new post-modern civic center, the bustling 3rd Street Promenade, and Palisades Park, which overlooks Santa Monica Bay from Malibu to Catalina Island. We’ll also visit the world-famous Santa Monica Pier and play on the rings, swings and ropes at the beach before taking the light rail train back to the convention center. Total walk distance: about 3 miles.
331: Pilates: Moving Beyond the Core
Workshop presented by: Benjamin Degenhardt
Time Block G - Thursday, 5:15-6:30pmWith body weight exercise and functional movement training on the rise both within the fitness landscape and in the public eye, it is time to reframe our understanding of Pilates mat work. Exploring essential elements of Joe Pilates's original and groundbreaking teachings, this session introduces a "new old" paradigm in movement training that addresses the whole body in a logical, developmental fashion. This is a must attend session for fitness professionals who are looking to build full-bodied simple and effective movement progressions for classes/clients.
332: Balanced Body Barre: Latin Style
Time Block G - Thursday, 5:15-6:30pmAdd some sass to your barre classes by incorporating hip and torso moves based in Latin dance styles like salsa, meringue and tango. Choreographic sequences will be taught to introduce your classes to hip and spinal mobility, footwork patterns and new rhythms to get their juices flowing. Latin-inspired music helps set the tone for this fun class.
333: Yoga Rocks Bootcamp (YRB), Powered by Ahnu®
Workshop presented by: Eric Paskel
Time Block G - Thursday, 5:15-6:30pmYRB, created by Eric Paskel, is an earth shattering, mind blowing symphony of movement and sound! This program was born from yoga flow, boot camp exercises and functional training. Designed for athletes and workout enthusiasts who want to be challenged on every level, this workout blends cardio, isometric, plyometric, balancing and stretching exercises to create an experience you'll not soon forget. Come experience a yoga class like no other. It's time to rock!
335: Schwinn® Cycling: Dynamic Duos
Time Block G - Thursday, 5:15-6:30pmJoin us for a faceoff between our very own dynamic duos. Pairs of powerhouses will have you riding, sweating, laughing and loving in this team teaching inspired all-star ride. Not only will you get to witness some of the best in the business create magic on the bike in tandem, but you'll learn tricks to the team teaching trade. It may not take two to make a thing go right, but it certainly can help double the fun. Come find out how.
336: Keiser® Cycling: Glowstick Cycle Party
Workshop presented by: Buddy Macuha
Time Block G - Thursday, 5:15-6:30pmGlow sticks, high energy music and indoor cycling come together for a nonstop party on the bike that will have you sweating, singing and pedaling to the beat of the music! By creating positive experiences for our participants, we make the workout less about exercise and more about having a great time. Bring a dance groove attitude and a towel because you're going to need them! Are you ready for a Glowstick Cycle Party?
337: Stages Cycling: Party With a Purpose!
Time Block G - Thursday, 5:15-6:30pmJoin Team Stages for a 60 minute ride that will surely become a part of your regular class rotation. Determine your Power Rx in the first 10 minutes of the class, then ride the rainbow. It's that simple! No need to remember numbers or averages, simply color match for a perfectly personalized, power FILLED par-tay! This best practices group display ride features Stages IQ technology, where getting it done meets keeping it fun!
338: RealRyder® Cycling: 300 in 30-The Ride!
Workshop presented by: Leslee Bender
Time Block G - Thursday, 5:15-6:30pmThree hundred calories in 30 minutes. No retreat. No surrender. Thirty minute express cycling classes are right for the busiest of clients, our aging population and new riders“or anyone who’s averse to full, hour long classes. Accelerate your results using the only indoor bike that burns 20% more calories. Time efficient, fun, focused, tolerable and 100% results oriented. Learn the science that supports less time in the saddle. Get in, get out, get on with your day!
518: The Ultimate 90 Minute Climb: Finding Your Everest, by ICG®
Workshop presented by: Chris Plourde
Time Block J - Friday, 2:15-4:05pm (Special Time)One of the largest peaks on earth is Mt. Everest. How would you like to achieve the ultimate test of strength and grit? Let's persevere together as we explore this 90 minute personal journey, and engage in an experience that is fun and rewarding. Instructors will gain insight on how to replicate this ride and how to use multimedia in conjunction with your profile and music as you coach your clients to the top!
530: The School of Greatness - Hustle, Passion, Focus and Vision (SUCCESS ACADEMY)
Lecture presented by: Lewis Howes
Time Block K - Friday, 4:30-5:30pmAfter getting injured while playing professional football, Lewis went from sleeping on his sister's couch to running a seven-figure business and becoming a New York Times best-selling author in a couple of years. Hear his compelling story of how hustle, passion, focus and consistent vision led him to success, and learn the specific tools and habits that prove how anyone is capable of achieving greatness. Lewis will teach you lessons and practical exercises that will change the game for your business and life.
531: IDEA Summer Games: The Ultimate Cardio Challenge, Powered by SPRI®
Workout presented by: SPRI Faculty
Time Block K - Friday, 4:30-5:30pmAre you a cardio animal? How much time do you and your clients spend in cardiovascular (aerobic and anaerobic) activity each week? Well, in this heart pumping, lung driving challenge, you're sure to get totally gassed. This IDEA Summer Games Challenge features multiple cardio trials that include obstacle runs, hops, leaps and bounding activities that will completely stimulate your clients and YOU! Compete in this cardio-endurance course as an individual and as part of a team, and improve your chances of earning a gold, silver or bronze medal in this ultimate cardio challenge.
533: Partner Playground, Round 2
Time Block K - Friday, 4:30-5:30pmIf you missed this really fun workout last year, you won't want to miss Round 2! Kids and adults alike will really enjoy this partner-play format. Revitalize your fitness classes with games like leapfrog, freeze tag, ring around the rosy and more. Get ideas on how to use your partner for resistance to maximize results. We'll encourage teamwork and bring out the competitor that lives in all of us. Best of all, no equipment is needed for this workout.
536: SandBell® Xtreme, by Hyperwear®
Workout presented by: Brook Benten, MEd
Time Block K - Friday, 4:30-5:30pmSandBell Xtreme is a dynamic, no nonsense workout that is high energy from start to finish. This workout is the ultimate combination of serious strength moves with heart pumping cardio that will amplify the caloric burn and deliver results. Get ready to be challenged like never before. This 60 minute class will deliver a dynamic warm-up, a high intensity workout and a cool-down/mobility portion, all using a variety of SandBells.
537: LTS™: Cool New Tools for Boot Camp and Group Fitness With SGT Ken®
Workshop presented by: SGT Ken Weichert
Time Block K - Friday, 4:30-5:30pmBody weight training and calisthenics are not only key for the military but for your civilian boot camps as well. They are highly effective and offer variety with minimal equipment. Let SGT Ken take you through agility and mobility drills, compound body weight movements and unique unilateral rowing, as well as manual resistance exercises, partner training, athletic conditioning drill sequences, unique class programming and more with the amazing portable Equalizer™ and Buddy System™! Your troops will love it!
538: Booty Camp: The Best Bun and Leg Training on the Planet
Workout presented by: Mindy Mylrea
Time Block K - Friday, 4:30-5:30pmYou have heard of boot camp but have you ever heard of Booty Camp for the buns and legs? Take your below the belt classes to camp with this whole new approach to buns and leg training—circuit style. Four stations of USE exercises coupled with barre, gliding, tubing, traveling body weight training and so much more. You will experience the best ideas on the planet for a lower body challenge that is booty crazy.
539: NASM®: Get Your Flex-Ability On!
Workout presented by: NASM FACULTY
Time Block K - Friday, 4:30-5:30pmAre you feeling stiff and sore? Or do you simply need to work on your mobility? This body friendly workout will take you through a progressive flexibility program using self-myofascial release, select static stretching for common overactive areas, and dynamic flexibility/mobility exercises to dramatically improve your movement quality. This is a great way to end your day!
540: The Inner Pelvic Core Workout, by Pelvic Solutions, LLC
Workout presented by: Christina Christie, PT
Time Block K - Friday, 4:30-5:30pmThe pelvic core neuromuscular system (PCNS) is the power source for walking, running, pushing, pulling, throwing, jumping, landing, etc. The PCNS includes the abdominals, respiratory diaphragm, back/hip muscles and pelvic floor muscles. Abnormalities within the PCNS can be the cause of many biomechanical dysfunctions. This session will cover a principle-strategy-application process to assist in the exploration of designing an inner core workout utilizing the principles of Applied Functional Science® and the Pelvicore™ Pro.
541: The Future of Group Fitness: Programming for Success
Panel Discussion presented by: Patricia Kirk, MS, Shannon Fable, Keith Irace, Ingrid Owen, Kimberly Spreen, and Lashaun Dale, MPH
Time Block K - Friday, 4:30-5:30pmJoin us for a lively discussion on how these industry leaders drive and deliver successful group fitness programming for their members. We'll talk about current fitness trends and programming, staying competitive among the growing number of boutique fitness studios, the pros and cons of using preprogrammed formats versus creating your own, and strategies for instructor satisfaction. If you want a peek into the future of group fitness, you will not want to miss this informative panel discussion.
717: Keiser® Cycling: Top Themes and Fantastic Focuses
Workshop presented by: Krista Popowych
Time Block N - Saturday, 1:45-3:35pm (Special Time)Stop taking your class on a road to nowhere! This workshop will take you through a grab bag of theme ideas and focuses that have proven successful in the indoor cycling setting, along with the tips, tricks and tools to pull them off. Learn how to develop and deliver rides that will get the entire facility buzzing about the experience, the challenge and what is coming next.
718: RealRyder® Cycling: Ride and Release
Workshop presented by: Casey Stutzman
Time Block N - Saturday, 1:45-3:35pm (Special Time)Training in multiple planes of motion is one critical component to help reduce repetitive stress on the body's joints. Learn how to shape a healthy body by training on the only indoor bike that offers significantly less lateral shear forces. Join us for an exciting 'un–stationary" indoor cycling experience and learn how to introduce postural corrective techniques and creative fascial release methods. Leave your riders feeling energized, limber and free of post–cycling body aches and pain.
730: 730A: The Diet Fix: Why Diets Fail (Nutrition Summit)
Lecture presented by: Yoni Freedhoff, MD
Time Block 1 - Saturday, 4:00-4:45pm (Special Time)Despite big headlines regularly touting the success of new fad diets, 90% of all diets fail miserably. Why? The majority of dieting and weight loss programs demand unreasonable sacrifice: give up a whole food group; fight hunger pangs around the clock; undertake grueling and exhausting exercise regimes. These approaches are unrealistic, unhealthy and are incongruous with more sustainable behavior change practices. Learn from Canada's most sought after obesity authority and best–selling author on how we can fix the way we lose weight while maintaining a healthy, enjoyable lifestyle.
730: 730B: BE the Solution: Transformation Depends on Us (Nutrition Summit)
Lecture presented by: David Eisenberg, MD
Time Block 2 - Saturday, 4:45-5:30pm (Special Time)If we expect our clients to transform, then part of the process must be shifting our thinking—and the continuum of care—to be more comprehensive. What are the best options for a given client in a given situation? How can we as fitness professionals, physicians and dietary professionals converge and complement our expertise to deliver the best of conventional evidence–based Western practices with evidence–based complementary therapies? Gain inspiration and insight from this Harvard physician on how to approach our shared mission to actively and cooperatively help people to live a healthier lifestyle through nutrition and behavior change.
731: Natalie Jill's 7 Day Jump–Start Body Weight Workout
Workout presented by: Natalie Jill
Time Block O1 - Saturday, 4:00-5:00pm (Special Time)Get ready for the best BODY WEIGHT workout in the Showcase Room with fitness influencer Natalie Jill! This full body workout engages ALL muscles while avoiding muscle imbalances, no equipment needed. Natalie will show her specific form in all movements that will help prevent any lower back pain, while getting you functionally fit! A 5 minute warm–up, a 35 minute advanced full body workout, a 5 minute cool–down and a 15 minute Q & A
732: 732A: Strengthen Your Club With Multiple Revenue Streams (Club/Studio Track)
Lecture presented by: Ashley Selman
Time Block 3 - Saturday, 4:00-4:30pm (Special Time)How do you focus on your club's core mission and add additional streams of revenue to stay profitable? With the right strategy. Ashley will teach you how to layer on services that don't distract your focus, fragment your marketing or steal your time. Adding revenue streams—from hosting educational events to partnering with health care professionals—is smart for your bottom line and creates a one stop shop for your clients. That is a winning combination.
732: 732B: LEADERSHIP at ALL Levels—What It Takes to Be Great in Business and Life (Club/Studio Track)
Lecture presented by: Todd Durkin, MA
Time Block 4 - Saturday, 4:30-5:30pm (Special Time)A leader of one, a leader of many“if you can’t lead one, you can’t lead any. LEADERSHIP. It’s the cornerstone that will ultimately determine your club’s success. Lack of leadership will KILL your culture, community and team. GREAT LEADERSHIP will take your club to astronomical levels and build a community and business that’s built to last. Find out Todd’s top 10 DO’s and DONT’s when it comes to leadership and building a business on passion, purpose and IMPACT.
733: TRX®: Programming With Foundational Movements
Workshop presented by: TRX Faculty
Time Block O - Saturday, 4:00-5:30pm (Special Time)Deconstruct and rethink your workouts! This advanced session integrates some of the most exciting thinking from the strength and conditioning world with evidence–based research to redefine the way you program. Get a taste of this simple yet powerful and compelling programming model that is built on a foundational movement approach to training, and accelerate toward your goals.
734: ShockWave Inferno
Time Block O - Saturday, 4:00-5:30pm (Special Time)The media has dubbed ShockWave "The Most Efficient Total Body Workout in the World" and instructors are raving about this high intensity circuit that builds community, competition and retention. Come get new ideas for boot camp and circuit workouts designed to amplify team spirit, push limits and maximize the fun factor. Experience this easy to teach, simple to do, minimal equipment format that includes ShockWave's jaw–dropping secret sauce and ideas for recreating this experience in your classes.
735: SPRI®: Roll, Restore, Recharge!
Workshop presented by: SPRI PRESENTER
Time Block O - Saturday, 4:00-5:30pm (Special Time)Roll away restrictions, rehydrate your muscles and enhance recovery. Reactivate and recharge less active muscles using the 'soften, lengthen and strengthen" method for regaining joint mobility and muscle flexibility. Use self–massage combined with unique and creative exercises to enhance your warm–ups and workouts. Remove the brakes, reactivate muscles and perform better
830: Schwinn® Cycling: Unapologetically Authentic
Time Block Q - Sunday, 9:40-11:30amThe indoor cycling category has become crowded with programs ranging from the uber athletic to beyond the bike concepts, making it confusing to know which direction to go for your students. This workshop will teach you how to stay true to the second most popular activity on the planet (outdoor cycling), while providing the excitement of the best group fitness experiences. Walk away with three fully baked, authentic and theme based rides that will impress the masses.
850: L.A. Urban Safari Walking Adventure
Fun presented by: Ken Alan
Sunday, 10:00am-12:30pmL.A. is home to some of the most iconic and fascinating architectural structures. On this walking tour you will see such master pieces as the historic and renovated L.A. Central Library and gardens, the world-renown Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Bunker Hill steps, the new Los Angeles Cathedral and much more. Be sure to bring a camera—you won’t want to miss out on capturing these majestic manmade landmarks. Total walk distance: about 4 miles
900: POP Pilates®: Instructor Training Course
Workshop presented by: Jules Fultz
Sunday, 8:00am-5:00pmPOP Pilates is an incredible fusion of ab-chiseling and total body defining moves choreographed to your favorite Top 40 hits. This intense, mat-based workout challenges students to rhythmically flow from one exercise to the next, developing a rock solid core while leaving no muscle untouched. While POP Pilates moves all originate from classical Pilates, the class design, relationship with music, sequencing and reps, differ from reformer classes and traditional mat classes. The fundamentals of breathing, core engagement and powerhouse-based movements are shared. However, the emphasis on moving to the beat of pop music is what makes POP Pilates so unique. The POP Pilates Instructor Training Course will offer you the practical application skills and foundation from which to offer safe, smart, effective, engaging and fun class experiences to groups of all levels. Upon completion of this course, each participant will: • Have the opportunity to become an Official POP Pilates Instructor • Receive an instructor manual • Gain access to the online POP Pilates Instructor in Training Portal, which provides specific choreography videos, 1:1 technique and form breakdown, complete choreography notes and so much more • Receive the official music playlist from Spotify • Have access to the Instructor Forums Lunch (1 hour) is on your own. This postconference workshop has been approved for 7.25 AFAA CECs. CECs from other agencies are pending. Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion.
901: Jillian Michaels BODYSHRED™: Instructor Certification
Workshop presented by: Kendell Hogan
Sunday, 8:00am-5:00pmThis 8 hour course is designed to systematically prepare you to teach and coach a high intensity, metabolic-driven Jillian Michaels BODYSHRED class within a group exercise setting. You will be introduced to new concepts, teaching tools and a motivating delivery style that will change the way you view teaching fitness, while expanding your own professional growth. This training course includes the science that informs BODYSHRED along with interactive, practical application of the methodology and a creative experience of the moves and programming. Participants will be required to pass a practical exam at the end of the training and a written exam within 2 weeks after the workshop to become a fully certified BODYSHRED instructor. Requirements: 1. Instructors must be at least 18 years old. 2. Instructors must hold certification as a trainer from a recognized national fitness association, such as NETA, YMCA Foundations of Group Exercise, WITS, NFPT, NESTA, AFAA, ACE, ACSM, ISSA, NCSF, NCCPT, NASM, or AAAI/ISMA. 3. Instructors must attend the 1 day, in-person BODYSHRED Instructor Certification workshop, pass the practical examination administered at the end of the workshop, and pass the Web-based at-home written exam with a score of 80% or better. 4. Prior to teaching BODYSHRED, instructors must be affiliated with a BODYSHRED-approved gym. Lunch (1 hour) is on your own. This postconference workshop has been approved for 0.8 ACE, 7.5 AFAA, 0.8 NASM and 0.5 NESTA CECs. CECs from other agencies are pending. Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion.
902: BOSU®: Beyond Balance-Keys to Anti-Aging
Sunday, 8:30am-3:30pmDon't miss this 6 hour certification course that will give you the tools to train your clients in the critical elements associated with anti-aging! Functional strength and balance training are key components to improved performance and successful activities of daily life at any age. This course will explore how the BOSU Balance Trainer can enhance total body fitness and balance with games and sequences that build strength, challenge proprioception, and ultimately promote efficient movement through the entire kinetic chain. Receive research-based ideas to learn why certain movement patterns are important for the active aging population, and how to implement these cutting edge movement skills and training techniques into group workouts and personal training sessions. Get new ideas for active aging workouts that make functional strength and balance training empowering and fun! Participants will receive the BOSU Active Aging - Training Manual, the BOSU Mobility and Stability for Active Aging DVD, a comprehensive list of practical take-aways from cutting edge, peer reviewed research on active aging, and hands-on practical experience. Lunch (1 hour) is on your own. This postconference workshop qualifies for CECs from several certification agencies. Exact CEC hours and approvals are pending. Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion.
903: CIZE® LIVE: Instructor Training Workshop
Workshop presented by: Joie Walsh
Sunday, 9:00am-5:30pmMake your best move, become a CIZE LIVE Instructor! CIZE LIVE was created by Shaun T, who has an extensive dance and fitness background along with a track record of delivering incredible results. This highly sought after program is backed by extensive nationwide Beachbody® advertising, to make it the class everyone wants to take! Become a CIZE LIVE instructor in just one day. You'll learn how to properly do the moves, cue to the beat of the music, and break into a serious sweat without getting bored! The professionally choreographed routines are broken down so they're super simple to learn“and teach! You'll be able to get ANYONE to dance. Get the latest dance workout routines with fresh music from Shaun T's favorite playlists, and marketing tools to keep your CIZE LIVE classes packed and your dance crew coming back for more! Participants will receive access to the CIZE LIVE Instructor Manual and Workshop Outline, digital access to the current CIZE LIVE Round (choreography, corresponding music and choreography notes) and hands-on practical experience from our master trainers. Lunch (45 minutes) is on your own. This postconference workshop has been approved for 0.7 ACE CECs, 7 AFAA CECs, 4 canfitpro CECs. CECs from other agencies are pending. This is not a certification. Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion.
904: Metabolic Conditioning: Myths, Mysteries and Monster Workouts
Sunday, 9:00am-1:00pmJoin Len for a comprehensive review of the metabolic and physiological processes that drive physical exercise and athletic performance. Scientific studies will be presented showing how the body adapts to cardiovascular and anaerobic training. Several myths and misconceptions about fat burning, muscle acidosis, metabolic stress, extreme conditioning and substrate utilization will also be presented. Every exercise professional will leave with nine cutting edge, research-based cardiovascular workouts and seven evidence-based anaerobic training programs (each program includes five to six exercises). This postconference workshop qualifies for CECs from several certification agencies. Exact CEC hours and approvals are pending. This is not a certification. Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion.