You’ve got the passion to succeed in mind-body fitness—now you can fuel that passion with new energy, ideas, skills, connections and motivators at the action-packed 2014 IDEA World Fitness Convention in Anaheim, California, August 13–17. The IDEA World Fitness Convention could well be the healthiest place on earth this summer with 12,000 mind-body professionals, personal trainers, group fitness instructors and fitness facility owners and managers from more than 60 countries coming together to experience the best education and top new trends in the industry.

With over 360 educational sessions on the widest range of health, fitness and wellness topics available anywhere, IDEA World Fitness is set to be the industry event of 2014. Courses are taught by the most-respected experts in the field, and the convention offers a unique opportunity to get to know leaders and representatives from the finest fitness and wellness brands in the world.

Transformation Saturday

For the first time, Inner IDEA® is partnering with Hay House Publishing to bring you Transformation Saturday, your opportunity to hear keynote presentations from four best-selling authors and groundbreaking speakers in the field of personal transformation:

The Power of Transformation: What Would It Take for You to Realize Just How Powerful You Are? with Anita Moorjani

You Can Create an Exceptional Life with Cheryl Richardson

The Tapping Solution: A Revolutionary System for Stress-Free Living with Nick Ortner

Make Your Own Rules: How to Achieve Your Most Radiant Self From the Inside Out with Tara Stiles

You can also meet the authors in book-signing sessions.

Pilates, Yoga and Much More

This year’s program offers many mind-body sessions covering a wide range of wellness topics. They include the following:

  • STOTT PILATES® Ultimate Back Care
  • ZEN•GA™ Mindful Movement
  • Balanced Body® Barre: Get Up and Move
  • The New Yoga-Pilates Blend: Next Generation
  • Music, Movement and Magic with Nia®
  • Total Barre™: Modified for Special Populations
  • Designing Spiral-Driven Pilates Workouts
  • Renew and Relax With Total Massage
  • Club Spotlight: Equinox® Presents Hang Tight and Move Free
  • The Secret Art of Adjusting Poses
  • Advanced Mat Transitions and Flow, by Power Pilates®
  • Spirited Strength, Sweat and Stretch
  • Transform Your Posture, Transform Your Body
  • Yoga Principles of Teaching
  • The Many Faces of Breath

Build Skills and Revenue With Preconference and Postconference Courses

One of the best professional opportunities at IDEA World Fitness is the specialized training available before the event—and this year, for the first time, in-depth courses are also being offered after the event. All preconference and postconference courses offer a certificate of completion. For more information on certification details, prerequisite courses, materials provided, etc., see full course descriptions at This year, you can choose from 13 preconference and four postconference courses, including the following mind-body options:

Preconferences: Wednesday, August 13

STOTT PILATES®: Ultimate Back Care with Merrithew Health & Fitness™ Faculty

ZEN•GA™ Mindful Movement: Breathing Workout and Fluid Conditioning With Mini Stability Ball™ with Merrithew Health & Fitness™ Faculty

Postconferences: Sunday, August 17

Strala Intensive Training with Tara Stiles

For more information, see

Event at a Glance

When: Wednesday, August 13-Sunday, August 17, 2014
Where: Anaheim Convention Center
Preconference sessions: Wednesday, August 13
Postconference sessions: Sunday, August 17
Accommodations: Anaheim Marriott, 700 West Convention Way, Anaheim, CA 92802.
Reservations and hotel information: (714) 750-8000 (toll-free). Special IDEA room rate (available until July 14) for single/double suite: $159 plus applicable state and local taxes. Each additional person: $20 per night plus applicable state and local taxes. Go to and click on “Hotel Reservations” to book your hotel reservations directly with the Anaheim Marriott. Mention that you are an IDEA attendee to receive the discounted rates. Rates are applicable 3 days before and 3 days after the convention based on availability.
Early-bird pricing deadline: June 27, 2014
Registration discounts: Become an IDEA member and save on your convention and preconference/postconference sessions registration.

Four Ways to Register

  1. Go online to select your sessions and register today at
  2. Call to register: (800) 999-4332, ext. 7. Outside the U.S. and Canada: (858) 535-8979, ext. 7.
  3. Mail your registration: Download the registration form at and mail it, along with your payment, to IDEA, 10455 Pacific Center Court, San Diego, CA 92121.
  4. Fax your downloaded registration form, along with your payment information, to (858) 535-8234.

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