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Balanced Body professionals receive a discount to the IDEA World Convention or the IDEA World Club & Studio Summit on July 8–12, 2020 in Anaheim, CA.

Get 10% off a full or 1-day registration with code BALANCEDBODY20 at checkout.


You won't want to miss these Balanced Body sessions, plus over 330 more:


Anatomy in Three Dimensions™: The Hip

Session 269 • Thursday, July 9 • 1:45-3:35pm

Brian Richey

Use the Anatomy in Three Dimensions system to deepen your understanding of the hip and thigh muscles, and learn how they work to create stability, mobility, strength and power in the lower body. Together, we will review the bony landmarks of the pelvis, hip joint and femur, and build all of the muscles in the area. You will come away with a clear, three-dimensional view of the relationships in this area and how they work together to create functional movement.


Anatomy in Three Dimensions™: Fascial Connections in the Core

Session 299 • Thursday, July 9 • 4:00-5:50pm

Brian Richey

Use the Anatomy in Three Dimensions system to understand how the fascia structures and organizes the core for functional and dysfunctional movement. In this hands-on workshop, we build the key muscles of the core and use a variety of fascial models to understand the relationship between the fascia and the muscles and how they work together to create functional (and dysfunctional) movement patterns.


Functional Training Meets Pilates

Session 308 • Thursday, July 9 • 4:00-5:50pm

Portia Page and Erika Quest

Add a ring, rollers, bands and balls to your Pilates mat work and create challenges, modifications, exciting sequences and new experiences for your classes and clients. Using the Balanced Body® Movement Principles and principle-based programming system, you will develop well-balanced classes that take Pilates beyond the mat to address functional exercises, including standing work, upper-body strength and balance, and dynamic lower-body exercises. You will come away with an expanded view of using Pilates mat work to improve your client’s strength, flexibility, daily activities and performance.


Small-Group Training Toolbox

Session 416 • Friday, July 10 • 7:30-9:20am

Nico Gonzalez

Innovation is the name of the game when it comes to differentiating yourself in the personal training industry. Evolve your training sessions to keep them fresh and effective using the Balanced Body® Programming System and new functional training equipment that is easy to transport and highly effective. Add MOTR®, roller, SmartBell®, balls and bands, and fill your toolbox with the right tools to get the job done.


Balanced Body®: Moving Fascia

Session 439 • Friday, July 10 • 9:40-11:30am

Joy Puleo, MA

Fascia science has been evolving rapidly over the last several years. Review the latest insights into how fascia influences movement, and learn exercises and strategies for bringing fascia to life for your clients. In this workshop, we will focus on understanding the structure and function of fascia as it relates to gliding, elastic recoil and movement continuity. Understand what training fascia might mean and how it can be used to optimize physical potential.


Balanced Body® Boot Camp: Train Smarter to Train Harder

Session 514 • Friday, July 10 • 4:40-5:40pm

Alex McLean, Krista Popowych and Helen Vanderburg

Bringing mind, body and spirit together, Balanced Body Boot Camp provides the perfect balance of form and function with the intensity of a boot camp workout. Training hard doesn’t always mean training fast. In this unique boot camp session, you will experience how slow, controlled precision movement execution will kick up the intensity in training and leave your clients craving more. Use the Balanced Body Movement Principles, intense movement sequencing and cool tools to create a boot camp experience unlike any you have tried before. This session includes detailed programming and exercise notes.


Pilates Small-Ball Challenge

Session 687 • Saturday, July 11 • 2:30-4:20pm

Erika Quest

Experience the core in three dimensions in this dynamic class using a small stability ball. Work more deeply and precisely than you ever thought possible with the feedback and support provided by a small stability ball. Learn sequences for spinal flexion, extension, lateral flexion and rotation, and come out with a thorough understanding of three-dimensional core training using the Balanced Body® Movement Principles.

Plus, don't miss this exclusive preconference session:

Early Bird Reg.
$249 $269
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$269 $289

101 Balanced Body®: Anatomy + Movement—The Core Like Never Before!


Wednesday, July 8, 8:00am–5:00pm (1-hour lunch is on your own)

Nico Gonzalez and Helen Vanderburg

Part 1 of the Integrated Movement Specialist Foundation series. Take a deep dive into effective core training principles and programming in this in-depth workshop. Combining Anatomy in Three Dimensions™ with the Balanced Body Movement Principles, you will learn how the body moves and how to make it move better. In the morning, our one-of-a-kind approach has you building the major muscles that make up the core using clay and our proprietary skeleton. Build the diaphragm, spinal and abdominal muscles, as well as the pelvic floor, and you'll gain a true understanding of how they work in a powerful core that functions with purpose and strength. In the afternoon, you will apply the anatomy to our progressive core training techniques using the Balanced Body Movement Principles. Combining theory, innovative exercises and practical teaching, you will walk away with the knowledge and tools to design a state-of-the-art core conditioning program for your clients.

Up to 8 CECs. Exact CECs from individual agencies are pending.