Sunday, July 29, 7:00am-8:30am (Session 1)
SU1A – THE WARRIOR FIT GAMES
Bring the warrior in you to the competition in this effective and uniquely arranged obstacle course! A combination of exercises from the 1946 US Army Physical Fitness manual and athletic sporting events, this program can create the next American Ninja Warrior or CrossFit Games contender. Don’t miss your chance to thrive in the WARRIOR FIT GAMES!
SU1B – L.I.I.T.
Low Intensity Interval Training (LIIT) burns the same calories as a HIIT session but lasts an hour. Keeping the heart rate at a steady pace will effectively accommodate all fitness levels and age groups. Discover how to implement creative and inspiring intervals not as brutal as HIIT sessions! Incorporate both cardiovascular and muscular endurance to swap your next HIIT class with LIIT programming and watch your attendance soar. Leave with complete training protocols, full class outlines, and the ability to teach it Monday morning.
SU1F – AFTERBURN
This unique two-part cardio, one-part strength class program will push limits and break plateaus with dynamic, powerful compound blocks, utilizing steps and weights. Set to motivating, party-like rhythms, this class will bring out YOUR inner rock star and leave your participants craving more of the result’s driven, energy, fun and personal connection.
SU1G – BOSU® PILATES CORE POWER
Evolve your core training and take it to the next level. Fusing elements of Pilates, experience an integrated approach to moving from your powerhouse to total body strength, balance, and power. Tackle your complete core in 6 body positions and walk away with fun, functional, and unique ideas to add to your workouts.
SU1H – SUNDAY SHAKTI: #SPIRITUALBURPEES
Let’s give planks! Start off Sunday with an uplifting, spiritual combination of powerful music and movement to celebrate joy and happiness. Fuse mindful, barefoot floor and standing positions with T’ai Chi dance movements to generate a MANIA(r) community of gratitude. Rejuvenate this beautiful Sunday morning giving planks!
SU1I – PROGRESSIVE SYSTEMS TO SELF-MYOFASCIAL RELEASE
To see change, exercise modalities must progress. The body will adapt only if the stimulus is consistent and becomes more challenging over time. Foam rolling is no exception. Begin with superficial, static techniques which will help lay the foundation for deeper, active techniques. Feel the benefits and design better programs.
SU1L – ANCHOR DOWN
This aquatic exercise course focuses on grounded/anchored movements often omitted or overlooked in traditional exercises classes. In this course, we’ll focus on the benefits of these isolated exercises that can increase core strength, stability, power and flexibility, as well as compliment other exercise regimens. Come for a surprisingly challenging workout!
SU1M – FOODS FOR OPTIMAL HEALTH
Learn which scientifically proven foods should be consumed daily for optimal, sustainable health and wellness, and discover how much to incorporate into our daily diet. This evidence-based lecture provides you with all the specifics as well as an easy-to-implement, simple tool to help your clients optimize their dietary choices.
SU1N – PREVENTION AND PERFORMANCE FOR RUNNERS
16 million Americans run 3 or more days per week and over 20% are injured within a given year. Understand current research on managing runners in pain. Learn movement screens along with self-myofascial release and mobility drills that are focused on helping runners reduce injuries, move better and recover faster. (LECTURE)
SU1P – FROM NOTHING TO SOMETHING
As Fitness Professionals we are always looking for ways to advance our career and reach more people. What if when we go for these opportunities, we fail? In this lecture you will learn how to deal with failure and use it to your advantage to go “From Nothing to Something” (LECTURE)
Sunday, 8:45am-10:15am (Session 2)
SU2A – GROUP EXERCISE INSTRUCTOR? CORRECTIVE EXERCISE
Group Exercise Instructors: You are at the forefront of our industry and increasing numbers of individuals are seeking out your classes. Unfortunately, many exercises are creating chronic tightness/discomfort. Discover common exercises that contribute to tightness and discomfort and how simple changes in alignment, control, and cuing can make all the difference.
SU2B – BELOW THE BELT – GLUTES & LEGS!
Come and experience a booty-kicking workout. You will learn 4 different “below the belt” combinations that are as creative as they are effective. Packed with critical cutting-edge research, this session delivers amazing glute and leg routines for your Monday morning crowd.
SU2F – RUMBLE by R.I.P.P.E.D.®
Authentic, yet simple to master, cardio mixed martial arts adapted for the group exercise environment! RUMBLE is formulated with Systematic Science based techniques that are safe, effective & FUN! The RUMBLE STICK is your weapon that creates an intensive degree of training which enhances spatial awareness & overall movement.
SU2G – POUND® – ROCKOUT. WORKOUT.
Sweat. Sculpt. & ROCK in this cardio jam session inspired by the infectious, energizing, and sweat-dripping fun of playing the drums. Instead of listening to music, you become the music in this full-body workout that combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with yoga and Pilates-inspired movements.
SU2H – TWISTED PILATES
This new Bootcamp inspired Pilates format is easy to teach while challenging our basic concepts of mind-body protocols. THE TWIST: You’ll use traditional Pilates methods and equipment and compound the training with creative alternatives. Nico and Jeff demonstrate numerous formats that will be based on time, repetition, and/or intensity. Get ready for amazing sequences that are easy to implement.
SU2I – QI GONG FOR EVERY BODY
This session focuses on the four focal components of Movement, Meditation, Balance and Breath. Every class starts with a Qi Gong warm-up and 20 minutes learning the Tai Chi 24 Short Form. This class is popular with individuals motivated to increase their flexibility and improve their posture and balance.
SU2L – SPIRITUAL DJ H2O
This is a non-purist mind-body water-based approach to fusion: combined, choreographed applications of yoga, Feldenkrais, NIA, T’ai Chi, and Pilates, all with inspiring–yet non-traditional–mind-body music. Take away ideas for nuances in cueing that will enhance the way you visually cue your clients and classes.
SU2M – WHAT’S IN YOUR FOOD?
Learn about pesky food additives that can be wreaking havoc on your body. Discover free helpful credible online resources to help figure out what’s really in your food, and how safe it is to eat. Simple food label decoding tips will be shown which you can share with your clients. (LECTURE)
SU2N – 10 KEY RULES FOR LONGEVITY
The increasing life expectancy has generated intense focus on the biological mechanisms of old age and longevity. In this research-driven presentation, Len unveils the 10 key rules to slow down aging, extend lifespan, and live optimally. If you work with a mature population, this lecture will give you inspiring new interventions to share with these clients. (LECTURE)
SU2P – RUN AN 8-WEEK CHALLENGE
Imagine the synergy and success that would come from a well-run 8-week Challenge: your best-ever results, retention & reputation! In this session, learn how to launch an 8-week challenge, and experience synergy at its best, while your clients reach their personal best!
Sunday, 11:15am-12:45pm (Session 3)
SU3A – THE AMRAP ASSAULT
Team-driven, five-event athletic challenge with your favorite functional training pieces! As a team, accumulate As Many Reps As Possible in each event & see how your team finishes. Qualifying teams (1st, 2nd, 3rd place) will be rewarded. This is not only a test of physical strength and stamina but of mental toughness and resilience!
SU3B – TRIGGERPOINT™: GRID® LOCK FOR CORE TRAINING
Confused about how core training is different from abdominal training? Get on the GRID® and discover integrated movements that strengthen and stabilize the core. Learn how to coach clients through this comprehensive core training session to help create a stronger core, boost agility and increase flexibility, all while improving your client’s back health.
SU3F – RUMBLEROLLER: GROUP EXERCISE FLOW
While it’s common to see self-myofascial release and mobility training performed as part of a personal training session, it’s not often that you see it used within group exercise. Experience a full-body routine that’s adaptable to a wide range of users to get people to feel and move better.
SU3G – BEYOND BOOTCAMP BY HEDSTROM FITNESS
Use athletic drills worthy of the challenge and experience a boot camp that is exhilarating, skill driven, and crazy creative. Take run of the mill boot camp workouts above and beyond by offering unique stations, transitions that create an event, partner/team drills that provide community and friendly competition, and variations to last all year!
SU3H – Y3: YIN-YANG YOGA
Renovate your yoga formats with a variety of transformational practices that benefit body, breath, and mind. Learn to complement dynamic asana flow (yang yoga) with a slower-paced practice (yin yoga) to create a balanced movement experience enhancing your relaxation response.
SU3I – GLUTES AND PSOAS: CORRECTIVE EXERCISE
Hip tightness and discomfort are two of the leading causes of decreased performance and chronic pain. The psoas and glutes are vital to maintaining optimal function of the hip and spine. Unfortunately, most strategies focus only on stretching the psoas and strengthening the glutes. Discover how to identify the signs of dysfunction and the corrective exercises to improve psoas and glute function.
SU3L – AQUACHI FLOW
Learn how to move gracefully and fluidly with aqua tai chi moves. The benefits are improved balance, strength, agility, flexibility, coordination, posture and mental awareness. Aqua Chi Flow is a relaxation program that has been created to help us enjoy water in a flowing yet powerful progression.
SU3M – COMMON SENSE NUTRITION: YOUR SCOPE
Are your clients eating healthy but still seem unable to lose unwanted body fat? Are they lacking energy during their training program? Kimberly discusses how deficiencies hinder client results and make your job more difficult. Learn how micro-nutrients influence metabolism, well-being, and performance. Effectively help your clients become vitamin-infused all-stars. (LECTURE)
SU3N – EIGHT BEST ANAEROBIC CIRCUIT PROGRAMS
Based on scientific studies by Dr. Len Kravitz and colleagues, experience a multi-media journey on the physiology of anaerobic conditioning and the unique responses to various circuit-training protocols. Learn 8 original HIIT-Circuit, Cluster-HIIT-Circuit and Peripheral Heart Action programs and why they work. A must-attend for personal trainers to optimize their clients’ workout experience. (LECTURE)
SU3P – STABILITY & SECURITY: YOUR PILATES CAREER
You can’t offer the finest Pilates classes in the world without the best staff of trainers! Learn how Club Pilates can provide you with security, career growth, longevity, and stability within your fitness career. Join us and discover your career as a Club Pilates Fitness Instructor. (LECTURE)
Sunday, 1:00pm-2:30pm (Session 4)
SU4A – HIGH FITNESS: AEROBICS IS BACK!
Aerobics is Back, Bigger, Better, HIGHer! HIGH Fitness is a hardcore fun group fitness class that has taken Aerobics and brought it to the next level with modern fitness techniques. HIGH combines FUN with INTENSITY and CONSISTENCY. HIGH Fitness can be modified for beginners or athletes. It is proven to produce repeat participants and results!
SU4B – LES MILLS GRIT® CARDIO & HIIT
GRIT® Cardio is a 30-minute high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workout that improves cardiovascular fitness, increases speed, and maximizes calorie burn. This workout uses a variety of bodyweight exercises and provides the challenge and intensity you need for fast results. Get education around HIIT and how it can benefit your members’ goals and increase retention.
SU4F – KNEE OSTEOARTHRITIS? CORRECTIVE EXERCISE STRATEGY
Knee osteoarthritis limits individual’s ability to walk, run, and participate in many activities. Unfortunately, many individuals are not given great options outside of rest, medications, and surgery. Discover why so many older adults have knee osteoarthritis and the most effective corrective exercises for improving your client’s knee and foot function.
SU4G – BARRE TRICKS
It’s easy to get in a rut! Do you find yourself using the same equipment every time? It may be time to reinvigorate your barre class with other available tools. This enlightening session offers unique ideas on how to incorporate different types of equipment for a better barre experience.
Multiple (8) meditation styles explained and practiced that are easy to use in group exercise or personal training setting. Learn how to deal with anxiety & stress and thru simple meditation. The why, what, where, when, and how of deepening your practice over the course of time.
SU4I – DEEP STRETCH AND THE AGING
Discover a new land-based format that focuses on the science behind the deep stretch for your active ager. Eliminate the fear of mat work and empower your members with the educational-based format that easily can be launched into your growing active aging program GX lineup.
SU4L – AQUA CURRENTS OF CARDIO CONFETTI
Group ex instructors have a variety of choices for creating water-based classes. Instead of just one approach, Yury will present a buffet of innovative ways to achieve the same goal: make your hearts stronger with cardioprotective benefits. Instantly abandon boredom with class ideas Yury has been sharing with his clients in Asia for years.
SU4M – NUTRITION AND CHRONIC PAIN
100 million Americans currently suffer with chronic pain per the American Academy of Pain Medication. This number includes many seemingly healthy and fit individuals. Join Kimberly Garcia to learn how diet adds to this growing concern and what you can do to be part of reducing this negative statistic. (LECTURE)
SU4N – THE ART OF CUEING™
Cueing is a fundamental staple of professional group fitness instruction. Enhance your communication skills and engage with your participants by fine tuning your verbal & visual cues. Learn tips/techniques to enhance your instruction and improve each experience you deliver. (LECTURE)
SU4P – ENTREPRENEURSHIP AT THE BARRE
Have you ever thought about making a full-time career at your own gym? What about a part-time studio experiment? Do you have that entrepreneurial spirit, but not quite yet the confidence needed to strike out? Jonelle Dickson-Prokopchak will discuss the ups and downs of studio ownership and certification creation. (LECTURE)