418 : Step Ahead-Choreography for the Next Decade!

Time Block J - Saturday, 2:00-3:50pm

Session Format : Workout

by Kari Anderson, Yoav Avidar, Neil Bates, Rob Glick, Fred Hoffman, MEd, Kim Miller, Greg Sellar and Rebecca Small

17 Ratings

Type: Session

Item: CA12-S418


Here is your chance to take from some of the best step presenters in the world…all at one time! Our international presenter team is eager to share their newest choreography and teaching tips with you. You might even walk away with enough to fill your choreography shopping cart for the entire year. Chock full of great tunes, positive energy and plenty of movement to satisfy the die-hard stepper, you’ll not want to miss this step extravaganza!

About the Author

Kari Anderson

Kari Anderson IDEA Author/Presenter

Kari Anderson is well known and respected around the world as an international fitness presenter since 1987. She has presented at major conventions in several countries including the UK, Italy, Greece, Netherlands, Japan, China, Russia, Sweden, Mexico and Australia. Kari is the producer/star in over 25 award-winning exercise videos. She is the co-owner of The Seattle Gym (formerly named ProRobics) in Seattle, established in 1981, and has been the honored recipient of IDEA Business Person of the Year 1993, IDEA Instructor of the year 1994 and ACE Fitness Director of the Year 2003. Kari has lifetime experience in sports, dance and fitness, including being a Jr. National Gold Medalist in synchronized swimming and a former scholarship student at the Joffrey Ballet School in NY. Kari has a degree in both Exercise Science (Seattle Pacific University) and Speech Communication (University of Washington) and is ACE certified. Kari teaches classes daily between locations and is currently on a USTA 3.5 tennis team applying the benefits of fitness training towards learning and advancing in a challenging competitive sport.

Yoav Avidar

Yoav Avidar IDEA Author/Presenter

Recipient of the 2012 ECA award for best international presenter, Israel's "Instructor of the Year 2001", Yoav is A Nike Elite Trainer and co-owner of “Hagymnasia”, Israel's leading fitness and dance certification institution. Yoav is well known for combining dance into his aerobics and step classes along with his ability to provide cutting edge presentations in the Stability Ball, stretching and Core conditioning areas. Yoav's professional skills, creativity and charisma brought him to present in more than 20 countries around the globe.

Neil Bates

Neil Bates IDEA Author/Presenter

Neil has been in the fitness industry for over 20 years and currently is the master trainer for TRAINFITNESS offering pro-choreographed programmes and he is also the programme developer for ‘stomp fx. Neil is also a regular presenter in the UK showing his creative and innovative choreography ideas. Neil became the first winner of the ‘Presenter of the Year’ at the World Fitness Experience in Blackpool UK back in 2001, and has been a familiar face at UK conventions ever since. In 2008 and 2009 Neil had the honour of winning the Fusion Fitness presenter award in Iceland. He is known for his creative flair and expertise. Neil was invited to showcase his unique fresh approach to teaching at IDEA in San Diego 2012 and LA in 2013...

Rob Glick

Rob Glick IDEA Author/Presenter

Rob is the Senior Director of Programming and Innovation for Large Group, Small Group, Yoga and Cycle. He holds a B.S. in exercise science and continues to bring cutting-edge education, programming to the fitness industry. In the past few years, he is responsible for cocreating AMP, EDG, WTRX, Spartan Strong, Team Spartan. He also co-created EMPOWER! fitness events to help educate and inspire instructors from all areas of the fitness community. He is always focused on what can inspire more people to chose a happy, healthy way of life by giving people more choices to find the one thing that excites them to get out of bed and move more. He is a continuing education provider for both ACE and AFAA. Join Rob for at the Life Time in Laguna Niguel. www.empowerfitness.com

Fred Hoffman, MEd

Fred Hoffman, MEd IDEA Author/Presenter

Fred Hoffman, M.Ed., is the owner of Fitness Resources Consulting Services and the author of Going Global: An Expert’s Guide to Working Abroad in the International Fitness Industry. The recipient of the 2007 IDEA Fitness Instructor of the Year Award, Fred holds a Master’s Degree in Health Education from Boston University and has over thirty years of experience in the fitness and health industry. Fred is a member of the Board of Directors of the American Council on Exercise (ACE) and from 2013 to 2016 he served as a member of the ACE Industry Advisory Panel. Fred’s expertise has taken him to nearly 50 countries on six continents to speak at more than 200 conferences and conventions. In 2001 he was elected to the International Who's Who of Professionals. Certifications: ACE and ACSM Education provider for: ACE

Kim Miller

Kim Miller IDEA Author/Presenter

Kim Miller is an international presenter who has conducted workshops in Europe, the Middle East and the West Indies. She is a certification specialist, a continuing education provider and the director of continuing education providers for AFAA. Kim, known for her smooth approach to building choreography, starred in the video Aerobic Euphoria, which was voted a staff favorite by Collage Video. Certification: AFAA Education provider for: AFAA

Greg Sellar

Greg Sellar IDEA Author/Presenter

Greg was named International Fitness Presenter of the Year 2010 at the International Fitness Showcase. He is an accredited leadership coach with the ICF and a Nike sponsored-mentor with presenting experience in over 55 countries. He is a member of the Elite Team for BOSU and Hedstrom Fitness, a member of the GRAVITY Training Advisory Group for Total Gym, and a Global Ambassador for superfood company Passion Projects. He is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post and a successful speaker via his website GREGSELLAR.COM.

Rebecca Small

Rebecca Small IDEA Author/Presenter

Rebecca Small is a fitness education specialist and has been active within the fitness industry for more than 20 years. She has presented in 38 countries, trained an estimated 350,000 fitness professionals worldwide and is featured in industry magazines offering both fitness and dietary advice for the general public. She has a background in sports science and is a qualified naturopath, nutritionist and herbalist.