Make the most of it!
You transform people’s lives every day with your expertise as a mind-body specialist. Make your career dreams and aspirations come true with the industry’s most complete array of resources for serious professionals.
By joining IDEA, you will become part of a worldwide community of over 23,000 fitness and wellness colleagues who are working together to make fitness and wellness happen on a global scale.
9 Reasons Why the IDEA Mind-Body Membership is an Incredible Value
- Low-Cost Comprehensive Insurance Programs*.
Being well insured is a basic business strategy, but it’s also an excellent selling point for potential clients. It marks you as an ethical, serious professional. With an IDEA Membership you will be getting the lowest liability insurance price in the industry.
Low-Cost Health Insurance*.
We have partnered with Extend Benefits to provide a healthcare “portal” where members may search among all insurance offerings from local providers.
- Four Award-Winning Publications—Over 25 Years of Excellence and Experience.
Practical, ready-to-use and credible lesson plans, latest industry research and stats, case studies and gold standard articles.
- IDEA Fitness Journal, digital and print editions (10 issues per year)
- IDEA Trainer Success (5 issues per year)
- IDEA Fit-Tips & News (monthly e-newsletter)
- Inner IDEA® Body-Mind-Spirit Review (monthly e-newsletter)
- Unlimited Access to Thousands of Articles.
Just plug in a keyword and go! Need a class idea? A mind-body inspired warm-up or cool-down? A new fusion concept? Where else can you get instant access to the most relevant information on:
The member-only IDEA Online Library serves up thousands of articles and sample classes with more appearing every day.
- Fitness and wellness research and stats
- Program design
- Lesson plans
- Mind-body news
- Career and industry information
- Four Annual Conferences that Provide Sensory Experiences and Strong Educational Offerings.
Broaden your knowledge base with the most qualified instructors in the industry. When smart mind-body pros need to get their CECs for certification renewal, they do it at IDEA’s conferences. Not only will you get up to $210 in combined discounts toward these conferences, you’ll be able to:
- Network with wellness pros from around the world to enrich your career and your professional opportunities
- Learn practical client-ready ideas from the industry’s most respected faculty of educators
- Become part of a meaningful mind-body community that is growing and influencing the way the world looks at wellness
(Up to $210 value)
- Access to Free CECs
Each year, IDEA offers members hundreds of opportunities to gain CECs, including a few complimentary ones! Gain CECs either through IDEA Fitness Journal articles delivered to your door and inbox, through home studies or onsite at our conferences.
- Valuable Industry Data.
If you own or operate a studio, or are looking for growth in your own career, our annual Programs & Equipment Survey and our biannual Compensation Survey are must-have tools. These one-of-a-kind surveys provide thinking professionals with fresh data for making programming and equipment buying decisions and for reviewing salary status regularly.
- Discounts on a Variety of Professional Products and Gear.
Membership entitles you to save up to 35% off retail price on hundreds of merchandise in the IDEA Store. Access a superb line of educational products (books, DVDs, videos, CD-ROMs, CEC courses, and much more), stylish apparel and accessories. Plus, IDEA members are often selected to receive deep discounts on products direct from our trusted marketing partners.
- Access to Member Discount Programs.
Member feedback alerted us to your need for discounts on non-fitness products like rental cars, credit card processing services and flowers. IDEA has partnered with companies to take advantage of group discounts. As an IDEA member you can take advantage of these partnerships and save money!
- One year (10 issues) Subscription to Health Magazine
Total value on all benefits exceeds $795. Join today for only $109.
I've found no other centralized fitness resource than IDEA: from the all-encompassing IDEA Fitness Journal to an extensive website to IDEA’s supplemental educational materials, the IDEA Mind-Body Membership for me is synonymous with putting my finger on the pulse of worldwide fitness, both looking at today's advancements and anticipating tomorrow's trends.”
- Lawrence Biscontini, IDEA Member since 1985 and Movement Specialist and Spa Consultant.