541 : The Future of Group Fitness: Programming for Success

Time Block K - Friday, 4:30-5:30pm

Session Format : Panel Discussion

by Patricia Kirk, MS, Shannon Fable, Keith Irace, Ingrid Owen, Kimberly Spreen-Glick and Lashaun Dale, MPH

37 Ratings

Type: Session

Item: CA16-S541


Join 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.

About the Author

Patricia Kirk, MS

Patricia Kirk, MS IDEA Author/Presenter

Shannon Fable

Shannon Fable IDEA Author/Presenter

Shannon Fable, 2013 IDEA and 2006 ACE Instructor of the Year, is the Executive Vice President of Learning & Product Development for the FIT4MOM® franchise. For more than two decades, she has helped impressive brands such as Anytime Fitness, Schwinn®, Power Systems, ACE, Silver Sneakers, and BOSU® as a fitness business and programming consultant. An experienced educator, freelance writer, and certified Book Yourself Solid® Business Coach, she helps fitness entrepreneurs navigate the industry and make more money. Fable serves as Chair of the ACE Board of Directors and is the founder and co-owner of GroupEx PRO®, a cloud-based group fitness management tool.

Keith Irace

Keith Irace IDEA Author/Presenter

Ingrid Owen

Ingrid Owen IDEA Author/Presenter

Kimberly Spreen-Glick

Kimberly Spreen-Glick IDEA Author/Presenter

Kimberly is the Senior Director of Group Fitness, Yoga and Indoor Cycling for Life Time Fitness, a premier ‘healthy way of life’ company that operates over 100 centers across the United States and Canada. She is a member of the IDEA Program Director Committee, LifePower Yoga Faculty Member and one of Exercise TV’s Star Trainers as well as star of several exercise videos. She is the co-creator of 5 Star Development Training and co-producer of EMPOWER! Fitness Events. Known for her passion, enthusiasm and humor, Kimberly travels the world as a Presenter, Motivational Speaker and Continuing Education Provider. Kimberly’s philosophy: Do what you love – LOVE what you do!

Lashaun Dale, MPH

Lashaun Dale, MPH IDEA Author/Presenter

Love, love love to be inspired and pay it forward. Addicted to learning and most happy when I get my groove on.