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IDEA® World Convention Sessions Info
656: Turning Posts Into Profits With Social Media
Lecture presented by: Natalie Jill
Time Block M - Saturday, 9:40-11:30amThis session is designed to show you, step by step, how to grow your brand on social media. You'll be given tips and tools on how to reach your target audience and expand your client base. Turn your followers into dollars by knowing how to post an image that stands out and gets attention.
657: Anatomy in Three Dimensions™: The Spine
Workshop presented by: Nora St. John, MS
Time Block M - Saturday, 9:40-11:30amLearn how the spine works and how it can work better in this hands–on workshop using the Anatomy in Clay system. We will review the anatomy and actions of the spine as well as build intervertebral discs and the key spinal muscles. You will come away with a deeper understanding of how the spine works, common spinal pathologies and training strategies to address these pathologies.
658: Metabolic Mayhem: Metabolic Training Made Easy
Workshop presented by: Scott Rawcliffe
Time Block M - Saturday, 9:40-11:30amHIIT and metabolic training are much used terms/formats in today's training environment, but do we fully understand them beyond the 30 seconds on, 30 seconds off style of training? In this session, we'll break down the truth behind metabolic training and introduce new training concepts you can start implementing today. We'll define what heart rate variability really is, explain the science behind the different work/rest ratios, and take attendees through different types of metabolic training protocols for maximum effect.
659: Super Sculpt Sequencing!
Workshop presented by: Aileen Sheron
Time Block M - Saturday, 9:40-11:30amThis workshop will challenge your body and mind utilizing a variety of equipment pieces you probably already have. Learn how to flawlessly incorporate drills of intensity, balance, agility and strength into exercise combinations that are fun and functional. From standing to seated to floor, pump up performance and power with the use of smooth transitions that leave you with practically no down time. Add in some killer cardio to keep your heart pumping and this format will deliver an unbelievable total body conditioning experience.
660: Zumba® Mashup: Turn It Up and Turn It On!
Time Block M - Saturday, 9:40-11:30amBe among the first to experience the magic as four top Zumba stars work together to create the ultimate Zumba mashup dance challenge. First, we'll 'turn it up" as Gina and Dahrio pay homage to the global hip–hop culture that is dominating music, dance, fashion and lifestyle. Then, we'll 'turn it on" as The Brutez demonstrates dance that exudes its own special brand of strength and power by incorporating sculpt and toning movements that are easy to learn and fun to do. Then, a back and forth battle ensues between hip–hop and street dance as these master trainers take you through a workout that is sure to amaze!
661: Body Bar® Flex—Fit for Life
Workshop presented by: June Kahn
Time Block M - Saturday, 9:40-11:30amJoin us for a fun, energizing group of exercises and mini workouts. These 15 to 20 minute progressions incorporate integrated full body movements designed to improve the functional skills of daily living. Utilizing the disciplines of yoga, Pilates, barre and tai chi, and age–appropriate Tabata–style segments, this workshop explores movements specifically chosen to improve joint mobility and stability, improving muscular strength, endurance and power while training brain
662: Peak Pilates®: Chair for Athletes
Workshop presented by: Kathryn Coyle
Time Block M - Saturday, 9:40-11:30amAthletes need a challenge and to hone performance specifically for their sport. As hard–charging athletes, they inherent muscle balances that come from daily training. Gain insight into training cyclists, golfers, tennis players, equestrians, runners and more! Explore sport–specific demands, imbalances and injury risks, and learn set sequences that include power and agility moves for your recreational and competitive Pilates students.
663: Elastic Pilates
Workshop presented by: John Garey, MA
Time Block M - Saturday, 9:40-11:30amUsing fitness and Pilates tools that have an elastic quality is a great way to enhance Pilates mat work. Stability balls, flex–bands and fitness circles can greatly enhance a traditional Pilates workout when used correctly. Learn the science behind elastic resistance and why it's so beneficial in Pilates. Discover creative and fun exercises utilizing a variety of elastic tools.
664: ZEN∙GA™: Power and Strength
Workshop presented by: PJ O'Clair
Time Block M - Saturday, 9:40-11:30amExperience 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 team includes all the 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 will result in improved total body strength and vitality.
665: AYFit—AcroYoga® for Fitness!
Time Block M - Saturday, 9:40-11:30amCome and experience this safe and equipment–free partner–based, acrobatic yoga program! This interactive fitness innovation will turn your fitness routine upside down, with safe, skillfully executed and progressive exercises and poses. We will combine strength, flexibility and balance training through the lens of acrobatics and yoga. Build community as you mutually support each other in this fun and engaging session. Beginners and expert athletes are encouraged to attend.
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: Kim Kraushar
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.
114: NPE FAST-FORWARD™ Intensive Workshop: One Day to More Clients, More Profits, More Fun!
Lecture presented by: Sean Greeley
Wednesday, 10:00am-4:00pmFAST FORWARD™ is NPE’s 1 day fitness business building workshop that educates fitness professionals and business owners on business systems that will attract more clients and increase profits. Whether you offer group training, semi-private, or private training services, this power packed, 6 hour workshop is designed to help you develop a clearer vision for the growth path of your business, how to package, price and sell your services, as well as provide key marketing strategies that are tailor made to drive the right prospects to your facility. Participants will: • Learn how to develop and implement an intelligent 1 to 3 year strategic business plan guaranteed to grow your business • Learn how to create a compelling packaging and pricing model for your training services • Build a “big picture” marketing calendar and proven marketing system that will entice and assure new clients flow into your business throughout the year • Learn a 7.5 step sales process that communicates the value your business delivers, resulting in more closed sales The concepts learned in this preconference session will help you realize greater fiscal and personal success, as well as have more fun in your business. It’s time to reach your potential as a business owner and successful fitness professional! Lunch will be provided for all participants registered in this preconference workshop.
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.
329: Renegade-Athletic Circuits Reinvented
Time Block G - Thursday, 5:15-6:30pmThis fast-paced athletic training circuit will push you out of your comfort zone and beyond your expectations! Using a variety of functional training equipment, this high energy workout encourages you to meet challenge and unpredictability head on. Leave with a unique circuit format that will train your body from head to toe. Train the rebel in you and push the boundaries!
330: Sixty Is the New 40, by AFAA®
Workshop presented by: Angie Miller, MS
Time Block G - Thursday, 5:15-6:30pmStrong, savvy and sculpted. The Boomers are here and group exercise classes are the perfect place to keep them active and healthy. Group environments give them the energy, camaraderie and social support they need to get fit and stay well. Learn how to design safe and effective group exercise programs for older adults using combination exercises that challenge the brain and body.
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!
554: LSD Yoga—Long, Slow, Deep Yoga
Workout presented by: Rob Glick
Time Block K - Friday, 4:30-5:30pmWith all of the HIIT training, fast vinyasa flows and just the overall speed of life, sometimes it's really nice to simply slow down. In this soothing session, we will slowly move through poses, holding them for a while. Our focus will be to dive in deep and let go of everyday stresses and tension. This is a great way to end your day!
555: IN-TRINITY®: Warrior Program
Workout presented by: IN-TRINITY Faculty
Time Block K - Friday, 4:30-5:30pmThe IN-TRINITY Warrior Program expands upon your knowledge of the core principles, concepts and signature movements of the IN-TRINITY Training System. Incorporating movements from yoga, qigong, martial arts and strength and flexibility training, the Warrior Program introduces new rhythm, pacing and breathing guidelines along with the unique characteristics of the IN-TRINITY Board to present new personal challenges and opportunities for improving familiar movement patterns.
556: Schwinn® Cycling Presents the All-Star MPower™ Super Ride!
Time Block K - Friday, 4:30-5:30pmGrab your spot quick in this indoor cycling celebration taught by our incredible master trainers, and discover the thrill of training with measurement“not only on your bike, but on the big screen with group display technology. You’ll share and compare performance metrics with your fellow riders, and compete in teams, with partners, and even with yourself. Come ride the Schwinn AC Performance PLUS bike with the MPower Echelon2 Console and experience first hand how measurement is motivation!
557: LES MILLS SPRINT®
Time Block K - Friday, 4:30-5:30pmIntroducing LES MILLS SPRINT®, the 30 minute indoor cycling HIIT workout that improves cardiovascular fitness, strength and muscular endurance levels. This program is scientifically designed to maximize heart rate peak and recovery periods through a training philosophy known as cardio peak training. Shatter your fitness plateau one pedal stroke at a time while you move to the latest beats and signature LES MILLS coaching. The best part of the workout is that it will be over before you know it.
558: RealRyder® Cycling: Sweat, Soul and Switchbacks
Workout presented by: Tracy Martins
Time Block K - Friday, 4:30-5:30pmHustle up some muscle and drop to the beat as you lean, steer and trek your way up to the top of the mountain peak! Partnering with your fellow riders and sharing the load, you'll ignite your inner fire and challenge your strength riding to the rhythm of live drums. Leave this session energized and eager to add some creative new cardio games to your next indoor cycling class!
559: Krank Boot Camp
Workshop presented by: Krankcycle® Faculty
Time Block K - Friday, 4:30-5:30pmTake your conventional boot camp training to a whole new level by adding the Johnny G Krankcycle by Matrix into the mix! This rotational format combines body weight exercises that will challenge your balance, strength and flexibility. So get ready to krank up the heat (pun intended) with the Krankcycle, the most sophisticated indoor cycling tool available. This session is sure to deliver a unique and exhilarating workout for all fitness levels.
751: Tubing Transformation
Workshop presented by: Aileen Sheron
Time Block O - Saturday, 4:00-5:30pmThis workshop showcases the tremendous versatility of resistance tubing, integrating strength, cardio, balance and flexibility exercises. Combinations will isolate specific muscle groups and combine others, allowing for a limitless variety of both functional and traditional training. Learn how to optimize anchoring, placement and line of pull to provide different approaches to the targeted muscles. Throw in a variety of speeds, rhythms and positions to optimize body work. Then, use the tube to stretch muscles, increase proper joint mobility and improve flexibility.
752: STOTT PILATES®: Intermediate Matwork™
Workshop presented by: PJ O'Clair
Time Block O - Saturday, 4:00-5:30pmFor participants already familiar with basic Matwork exercises, this interactive workshop, developed by the MERRITHEW team, teaches select exercises from the STOTT PILATES Intermediate Matwork repertoire. Review the more complex and coordinated Intermediate–level skills, with emphasis on the goals of the exercises, biomechanics and alignment.
753: Balanced Body®: Ring Around the Body
Workshop presented by: Portia Page
Time Block O - Saturday, 4:00-5:30pmAdding the ring or Magic Circle to a Pilates mat workout adds resistance, assistance and fun choreography to your mat classes. The class will be taught in tracks so you can add a piece at a time to your classes or string them together for a fully circular workout!
755: Peak Pilates®: Pump It Up Chair
Workshop presented by: Kathryn Coyle
Time Block O - Saturday, 4:00-5:30pmThe chair repertoire is daunting and the advance exercises require a mix of strength, stability, flexibility and balance. Learn how to progress your students to the more advanced exercises, one pump at a time with sequences that build skills. Work with intelligence to learn strategies that set students up for success on the chair and keep them safe, inspired and learning.
756: Schwinn® Cycling: The Recovery RX
Time Block O - Saturday, 4:00-5:30pmThe peaks of training get all the attention. We continue to tweak the 'work" to be more challenging and effective, often overlooking the important part our valleys or recovery play in prescribing programs. Learn how proper fuel, submaximal cardiovascular exercise, and complimentary flexibility and strength programs are directly tied to increasing the overall health and performance of our students. Review the research you need, resources you'll reference and rides you'll relish to give your riders just what the doctor ordered.
757: Keiser® Cycling: The Three Stage Ride
Time Block O - Saturday, 4:00-5:30pmLooking for a simple class planning system? Are you tired of coming up with 14 different drills for every cycle class? Stop working harder and start working smarter with the three stage ride plan. Learn how to put together effective, fun cycling classes that are easy to teach and easy to follow as well as fun and challenging for all. Discover how effortless it is to plan the drills, the terrain and the music when you implement the three stage system!
758: Stages™ Cycling: Your Optimal Intervals
Workshop presented by: Lenita Anthony
Time Block O - Saturday, 4:00-5:30pmInterval training's value is well known in the fitness world, but on an indoor bike, coaching intervals that assure your participants the most value for their effort is tough to prove. Is there, in fact, a point when attempting just one additional interval repeat is actually detrimental? In this interactive session, we'll look at how the pros do it and how you stack up (gulp!). Get ready for a 45 minute interval–style ride as we put your numbers to the test!
759: RealRyder® Cycling: Take the Training Wheels Off
Workshop presented by: Adam Reid
Time Block O - Saturday, 4:00-5:30pmExperience the joy and functional training benefits of outdoor riding“inside. Access the freedom to turn, lean and balance while reducing joint stress and bringing greater creativity to your cycling classes. Ride the flats, roll through the hills, and climb the steeps because bikes are made to move!
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 8.0 AFAA, 0.8 ACE, and 0.8 NASM 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.