IDEA World Showcase Sessions
Smash Performances by Your Favorite Presenters
You’ll want to arrive early to make sure you’ve got a front-row spot for these pulse-pounding sessions featuring some of the biggest names in fitness, including:
IDEA World MEGA Circuit
Thursday, 12:45-1:45pm, 2:00-3:35pm & 4:00-4:45pm
Here is your opportunity to work out and test some of the newest and most exciting pieces of equipment. Integrating 20 innovative products and fitness technologies, the IDEA World MEGA Circuit is an exclusive special event, led by top-notch educators, that will push your limits and teach you how to put together never-before-thought-of and highly effective circuit training sessions. This is the future of circuit training.
LIVE! From Las Vegas
Performers: Louis van Amstel & Lisa Wheeler
Have you ever dreamed of dancing in a Las Vegas show or in your favorite musical on Broadway? Now is your chance to see your name in lights and shine on stage! Louis Van Amstel and Lisa Wheeler bring you their favorite moves with a Fosse flair that will leave you shining bright like the star that you already are! Your spirits will be lifted while you strut your stuff and dance your heart out.
Four Top Guns and Four Top Chicks: Reunion Edition!
Performers: Brett Klika (emcee); Douglas Brooks, MS, Amy Dixon, Shannon Fable, Sherri McMillan, MSc, Brian Nunez, Fraser Quelch, Keli Roberts and Peter Twist, MSc
They’re back! This dream team of four top male and female conditioning coaches joins forces again to bring you an unforgettable experience in the IDEA World Showcase Arena! Join this elite team as they coach you through a custom workout that gives new meaning to the words teamwork and collaboration. Learn new partner drills, body-weight exercises and training tools you can use with your clients tomorrow. Leave this session fired-up and inspired by these industry powerhouses!
POWER HOUR: SGT KEN®'s Boot Camp: Operation Rapid Response™
Performers: Sergeant Ken Weichert
This session utilizes highly effective physical fitness training techniques practiced by the U.S. military. Complete with multiple military strength and power drills, calisthenics, and aerobic conditioning exercises, SGT KEN will lead you through a series of heart-pounding functional fitness exercises, cadence calls and fierce kickboxing drills, all done to upbeat music. Over one million soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines have used this program to prepare for combat and leadership schools! This ROCKS! HOOAH!
STRONG by Zumba™
Performers: Marcie Benavides, Abraham Hernandez, Featuring DJ Francis Benavides
STRONG revolutionizes Zumba workouts as you know them, melding upbeat rhythms with powerful cardio and strength-conditioning moves to fire your fitness potential. Think progressive resistance and overload, plyometrics, core and functional training using only your own body weight. Relying on proven HIIT methods, but with a Zumba twist, we call our program HITTZ: high-intensity tempo training, Zumba style! Optimize your workout and make every minute count as you push beyond your limits. This session features tunes spun by DJ Francis.
POP Pilates® Party—LIVE With Cassey Ho
Performers: Cassey Ho
Get ready for a workout experience like you’ve never had before and join YouTube fitness superstar Cassey Ho for a live POP Pilates Party! Come experience a dance on the mat with gorgeous exercises choreographed to Top 40 hits, infectious energy and incredible motivation. You’ll come out vibrating with a new-found respect for how far you can push your body and your mind. It’s Pilates like you’ve NEVER seen before. This will be the most anticipated total-body sculpting party of the weekend!
Get Up Close and Personal With Cassey Ho, Saturday, 11:30am–1:20pm
The Best of Tony Horton
Saturday, 12 Noon–1:00pm
Performers: Tony Horton
In honor of IDEA’s 35th anniversary, fitness celebrity Tony Horton will break out all of his favorite drills and skills from P90X®, P90X2®, P90X3® and 22 Minute Hard Corps™ to create the ultimate best-of workout. The IDEA World Showcase Arena will be pumping with the latest innovative exercises from martial arts, cardio, core, plyometrics, body weight and boot camp. Don’t miss this ultimate 35th anniversary sweat session!
TD’s WOW Workout! Sponsored by Perform Better®
Performers: Todd Durkin, MA
If you want one of the best workout experiences of your entire life, this is the session for you. Industry icon Todd Durkin will coach you through an epic workout experience in vintage TD style. He will make you laugh, smile and sweat, all while working your tail off in one of the most creative, innovative and inspirational workouts EVER. The music, the programming, the technology and Todd’s motivational words will allow you to dig deep, get your mind right, and empower your body, mind and soul. When it’s all done, you will simply say, “WOW!”
Performers: Mindy Mylrea
It's time to get your Tabata on in this IDEA World Showcase Arena exclusive. Capture a larger audience and increase your small-group training attendance with Tabata Express! This program is a revolution in HIIT training and wellness coaching. It demonstrates how an amazing 30 minutes can lead you on a full wellness journey for real change. Using the 20-10 timing protocol with max intervals, mixed intervals and our unique signature foundational moves timing of 30-20-10, you will experience a totally new way to excite and challenge your students for maximum sustained success.