Saturday, January 27, 7:00am-8:30am (Session 1)

SA1A – THE WARRIOR FIT GAMES
Functional Training

Experience highly effective exercises uniquely arranged in an obstacle course to awaken the competitor in you! 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!

SA1B – THE ULTIMATE LIGHT KETTLEBELL WORKOUT

Learn to create an intense, total-body workout developing strength, stamina and range of motion using lightweight kettlebells. This ageless training tool allows for a wide range of planes of motion, emphasizing power and control. Using soft kettlebell training techniques, fitness professionals will acquire a fresh variety of movement patterns to assist their groups in achieving total body fitness.

SA1C – BEAUTY OF THE BEAST ROPES
Functional Training, Personal Training

Amplify the impact and benefit of your ropes training like you never thought possible. Using the elastic Beast Ropes, explore expanded challenges to familiar heavy ropes exercises and discover new exercises impossible to perform with standard heavy ropes. This lighter, more portable and more versatile battle rope training option will make you better and your clients fitter.

SA1D – BARRE TRICKS
barre

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.

SA1E – SPEEDBALL CORE

Speedball is an intense, NON-STOP multi-directional conditioning program featuring the revolutionary SpeedBALL. Speedball Core introduces unique core exercises, balance, mobility, stability and incorporates interactive partner training. The program can be performed in an existing conditioning class or seamlessly inserted into a personal training session.

SA1F – SMART CHOREOGRAPHY 101
dance

Explore methods to choreograph an entire cardio-dance class based on how the brain processes movement. Discover a method that allows the brain to create new neural pathways while the body reaps benefits from cardio-dance training. Work collaboratively to create a whole new cardio-dance class in a session that is all about you.

SA1G – PIYO – THE PERFECT FUSION
pilates yoga

Pilates and Yoga are some of the most popular classes in group fitness, and Beachbody LIVE has created the perfect fusion with PiYo. You’ll perform a series of low-impact, high-intensity Pilates- and yoga-inspired moves to work every single muscle in your body, all to the beat of the best music.

SA1H – BODY & SOLE FOR ACTIVE AGERS

A big fear as we age is falling, yet we rarely spend time with our active agers addressing the feet. Research and Review from the Barefoot Trend is hotter than ever, and this workshop fuses the latest cutting-edge information with practical applications of shoeless movement for older adults. We will blend research with foot hygiene, muscular anatomy, and stability and mobility movements to train lower-leg complex to improve balance and foot function.

SA1I – GROUP EXERCISE INSTRUCTOR? CORRECTIVE EXERCISE
recovery

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.

SA1J – SCHWINN®: PEDAL AND PULSE

Schwinn Indoor Cycling meets Barre in a fusion program taking the country by storm. Amazing cardio combos on the bike flow into elongating, strength-based barre training on the floor using the bikes as barres. Finally, barre students work in the cardio and die-hard cyclists get the flexibility and elongation training their bodies crave.

SA1K – COMMON SENSE NUTRITION: YOUR SCOPE
nutrition

Are your clients eating healthy but still seem unable to lose unwanted body fat or 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)

SA1L – 9 MONTHS: A LIFETIME IMPACT
Prenatal care, Women, Exercise Science

With researchers deeming maternal inactivity “the greatest global health crisis in the 21st century,” proper prenatal movement is more important than ever. Learn the latest research and evolving international guidelines, and take away simple yet powerful tips that can make the biggest difference for your expecting clients – and their babies! (LECTURE)

SA1M – SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING FOR BEGINNERS
social media, business

Explore how to market through Social Media’s various tools for management techniques, how to create consistency when posting online, the importance of utilizing visual materials, and the difference between a Fan and a personal page. Alana will show you how to use basic tools to manage your social media stress-free. (LECTURE)

SA1N – THINKFIT™ SUSPENSION: POWER AND ENDURANCE
suspension

The Bodhi Suspension System has revolutionized everything! Introduce your clients to this two-rope system to awaken your senses and challenge every part of your body. Learn innovative movement sequences designed to improve athletic performance and muscular endurance. Powered by Balanced Body.

SA1O – STAIRMASTER® PRESENTS – HIIT MIX SOLUTION

StairMaster® has created a formula that allows clubs and trainers alike to utilize any/all available equipment with unique interval protocols, resulting in endless options for Plug & Play workouts that are: Scientifically Sound, Results-Driven, Interactive, Scalable, Exciting & Engaging and Team/Community-centric! Plug in the details and PLAY!

SA1P – ATHLETIC AQUA ADVANTAGE

Focusing on speed and agility, this combination of fitness-related components and water resistance will make you faster, stronger and a more elite athlete. Challenging the ability to move through water with fancy footwork and daunting drills, this session boosts all components of fitness while also improving activities of daily life for our aging population.

KEYNOTE ADDRESS & AWARDS CEREMONY 
Saturday, 9:30am-10:45am (Session 2)

PARADOXES OF FITNESS

Lawrence will share with you 6 easy ways to improve the quality of your life. Shrink down what all the fitness experts say into 6 words. We will explore amazingly true—yet paradoxical—facets of fitness that nevertheless oftentimes prove uncanny. This candid look at the industry will put together the state of affairs of fitness in the world in a way that is, in a word, fascinating!

Saturday, 11:00am-12:30pm (Session 3)

SA3A -SPORT™ BY GROUP RX
Functional Training

SPORT™ by Group Rx is a game-changer. Using a variety of tools such as steps and dumbbells, learn how strategically chosen movements conquer fears and leave you and your participants with a “Yes I Can!” attitude. SPORT training strengthens the heart, increases bone mineral density and tones the entire body with every move you make. It’s GO Time!

SA3B -BELOW THE BELT TRAINING
functional

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.

SA3C – FUNTENSITY BOOTCAMP
functional Training, Bootcamp

When was the last time you had so much fun you didn’t realize how hard you were working? Mix fun and fitness like you haven’t since all you knew was fun. Experience exercises and games for a challenge you’ll lose yourself in. Develop a stronger connection among your participants and to you as the professional in the center of the experience.

SA3D – BARRE FIGHT

Unleash your inner beauty and best! This new spin on cardio kickboxing is a high-energy knockout of workout both on and off the barre. This 60-minute workout will certainly have you feeling stronger, leaner and more energetic.
*No actual fighting or physical contact.

SA3E – BOSU® UP DOWN ALL AROUND
strength core

In this fast-paced workshop, explore new ways to get your heart rate up, down and all around while experimenting with the BOSU® Balance Trainer in the same way! Intertwine work/rest intervals with cardio, strength, core and more. Arm yourself with hundreds of ideas for timing, structure and execution for all audiences.

SA3F – SOUL CLAP FITNESS
dance

WHAT is Soul Clap Fitness? It’s a dance fitness program “Where YOU become the MUSIC.” It brings body percussion to the fitness world using stomps, claps and fun rhythms set to soul classics from the 60s, 70s and 80s, and it’s guaranteed to add flava to your fitness. Can you dig it?

SA3G – PILATES UNDRESSED

This new bootcamp-inspired Pilates format is easy to teach using current fitness trends. Nico and Jeff will demonstrate numerous formats that can be based on time, repetition and/or intensity. The twist: You’ll use traditional Pilates methods and equipment. Get ready for amazing sequences that are easy to implement right away.

SA3H – STRENGTH TRAINING FOR LONGEVITY & VITALITY
active aging

Whether a personal quest or way to engage the fastest growing population segment, this workout presents effective training techniques for the 50+ population. Experience this Group Strength Class using simple exercises and portable equipment for a total-body workout. It’s not how long or hard you train, it’s about exercising smart for longevity and vitality.

SA3I – PREVENTION & RECOVERY THROUGH MUSCLE STIMULATION
dance

The latest technology of injury prevention and muscle recovery now fits in your pocket. We will show you how you and your clients can experience a transformative physiological experience with the use of our device, which is already helping millions across the world.

SA3J – SCHWINN®: RHYTHM DONE RIGHT
cycle

When the music and coaching are spot on Rhythm Riding can be a magical experience. The RIGHT Rhythm ride doesn’t need smoke and mirrors or unnecessary distractions. We will show you how to capture and captivate your riders the RIGHT way and provide your members with a memorable, results based, musically amazing cycling experience.

SA3K – 52 DAYS: YOUR BEST BODY
nutrition

Fitness efforts thwarted by how “life happens” between workouts? Can you ensure that efforts are evidenced in body fat percentages, Facebook “selfies” and in medical charts? Since 30-day challenges rarely work for more than 30 days, come learn what 52 days can do to keep you at Your Best Body! (LECTURE)

SA3L – SECRET LIFE OF A FAT CELL
nutrition

This profoundly researched presentation covers numerous topics, including the purposes of fat in the body, the role of fat for energy production and athletic performance, fat metabolism, gender differences in fat metabolism, health issues with fat and countless myths and misconceptions about fat. Leave with eight fabulous calorie-burning workouts and countless practical ideas to reduce fat. (LECTURE)

SA3M – FITNESS PROGRAM COMPREHENSION & CREATION
business

Become educated and motivated to discover better strategies to the methodology behind fitness programming. Explore scientific solutions to “fitness problems” and how to take the complexity of science and simplify the application. Create, comprehend and construct for more successful fitness-program design and implementation. (LECTURE)

SA3N – THINKFIT™ SUSPENSION: GAME ON WITH GRAVITY!
suspension

The Bodhi Suspension system adds game changing variety to a studio or fitness environment. Use gravity to deliver innovative sequences to enhance athletic performance, improve flexibility and/or coach clients into moving better every day. It’s time to add suspension and change your workout game! Powered by Balanced Body.

SA3O – STAIRMASTER® BOXMASTER®

If you want to improve your reaction time, agility, stamina or coordination, BoxMaster® is the opponent for you! With the ability to cater to all fitness levels, the BoxMaster® will excite greater participation in boxing-style fitness training and help boost your client/member retention with an entirely different way to get in shape!

SA3P – AQUA RUN

Water walking or running is an incredible workout if done utilizing the properties of water as a deterrent and not an aid. The lecture will encompass many ways to increase the intensity of aqua running, and our workout will incorporate even more ideas to appeal to the masses, rookies and veterans. Be prepared to work in the aerobic and anaerobic energy systems!

Saturday, 12:45pm-2:15pm (Session 4 – Lunchtime Session 1)

If you choose this session, then 2:15pm-3:15pm will be your expo and lunch break.

SA4B – HIIT THE CIRCUIT

Take your circuit class to new heights with a HIIT-themed circuit format that blows all other circuits out of the water. Mindy is renowned for creating creative and challenging combos, drills, skills and transitions that are unique, fun and over-the-top effective. Experience a circuit session like no other.

SA4C – MMA FOR GROUP FITNESS

MMA-inspired workouts are everywhere, and CORE DE FORCE from Beachbody LIVE is the predesigned format that makes it easy to lead the fight — one badass class at a time. In this workshop you’ll learn the class-teaching formula as well as the authentic techniques behind the stances, punches and kicks.

SA4D – BEST OF BARRE

Experience the best of SCW Barre programming. Mix and match movements from four fabulous SCW Barre workouts to achieve the most effective total-body training. Learn this simple technique for designing classes and progressing barre movements, and discover how easy it is to create comprehensive barre workouts that challenge all levels.

SA4E – VALSLIDE® MASTER TRAINER COURSE

The creator of the Valslide®, Valerie Waters, will put you through an intense workout utilizing her famous Valside®. She also will unveil the key strategies she shares with her clients for sticking to a healthy lifestyle, which is a balance of working out and eating right.

SA4H – ACTIVE AGING: NO PLACE LIKE FOAM
recovery, active aging

This exploratory session addresses foam rolling for the Active Ager. Self-care is increasingly important to incorporate into our daily activity to ensure that our body functions optimally. Get “on a roll” to explore safe methods of myofascial release, including self-massage, to manage reduced flexibility, accumulated injuries and decreased mobility and circulation for the 50+ market. 

SA4J – SCHWINN®: MUSIC MAGIC!
cycle

In this workshop you will learn what to play, when to play it, and where to FIND the music and remixes that no one else on your team will have. Music is magic and we are going to make you all magicians!

SA4O – BOXING BOOTCAMP

Looking for ideas for a new station in your Circuit class or Tabata Bootcamp? This session explores the basics of boxing through the use of bags, gloves, ropes, medicine balls and more. It has been proven that hitting a bag and focusing on combinations can provide relief from the aggression-filled issues that enter our lives. Experience a high-intensity level of training and enjoy one of the world’s most disciplined sports: Boxing.

SA4P – IT’S RAINING MEN!
aqua

Enjoy this fantastic workout with our Men of MANIA®! The pool will never be the same when you experience this tidal wave of energy and enthusiasm. Each one of our fantastic presenters will focus on one body part – the heart, lungs, legs, arms and abs in this tempest of creativity. Leave with flood of new ideas to make a splash Monday morning!

Saturday, 1:30PM-3:00PM (Session 4 – Lunchtime Session 2)

If you choose this session, then 12:30pm-1:30pm will be your expo and lunch break.

SA4A -PROJECT STEEL™
Strength Training

PROJECT STEEL™ has reinvented steady-state training into a functional and motivational workout that keeps participants engaged to get cardiovascular results without the monotony of one-dimensional training. Featuring a dynamic warm-up, strength training, bodyweight conditioning and finishing with stretching and mobility, this non-intimidating class with unlimited variations will challenge your body in new ways!

SA4F -HIGH FITNESS: TAKING IT HIGHER!
hiit aerobics

By modernizing old-school aerobics and mixing it with HIIT training, HIGH Fitness pushes participants beyond what they imagine they can do! CONSISTENT fitness choreography and FUN music combined with INTENSITY leads to a hardcore, fun, group fitness class. HIGH Fitness can be taken HIGHer or modified for the beginner!

SA4G – YIN YOGA: LESS IS MORE
Mind/Body

Yin Yoga deepens your yoga experience by working with gravity and slowing down your mind, creating deep openings and awareness in your body. Learn how to sustain postures, surrender into restrictions and awaken what is hidden in our bodies, creating space and relaxation and quieting our minds.

SA4I – CORRECTIVE EXERCISE FOR THE PROBLEM SHOULDER
recovery

The shoulder is one of the most problematic joints in the body yet one of the most mobile. Personal Trainers coach “put your shoulders down and back”, but is this always best? Examine the anatomy behind common shoulder injuries and learn a new perspective on corrective exercise program design.

SA4K – TOP 10 FOR WEIGHT LOSS
nutrition

Is it more difficult than it has to be? Could there be overlooked factors that contribute to weight-loss struggles? What if 10 streamlined steps could relieve you from frustrating, wasted efforts and endless trial and error? Learn from a registered dietitian what works and how. (LECTURE)

SA4L – THE FEMALE TRAINING ADVANTAGES 2018
Exercise Science, women

This state-of-the art lecture summarizes recently published research and science on the physiological effects of exercise in females. A comprehensive review of fat metabolism, hormones, caloric expenditure and female physiology related to exercise will be discussed. Several new and highly effective resistance training and endurance workouts (from studies) will be introduced. (LECTURE)

SA4M – BUSINESS OF SMALL GROUP PERSONAL TRAINING

Small Group Training offers the best of both worlds: the energy of group fitness and the one-on-one personal touch. What’s more, the earning potential for trainers is significantly higher. Discover the essentials for starting and running your own SGT business. Learn how to set up a business plan, and gain valuable insight into marketing through social media. (LECTURE)

SA4N – THINKFIT™ SUSPENSION: MEET THE BEAT

Moving with the ropes on the Bodhi Suspension System promotes rhythm and flow in a class setting! Come groove to the beat in multiple body positions while learning movement sequences to get your cardio pumping and your legs, arms, core and flexibility jumping! Powered by Balanced Body.

Saturday, 3:15pm-4:45pm (Session 5)

SA5A – STRONG BY ZUMBA®
hiit

In every other HIIT program, music is an afterthought. STRONG by Zumba® combines HIIT with the science of Synced Music Motivation. Using only bodyweight, workout to music engineered to match every move. It’s not dancing or counting reps but feeling the beat to push students into a new level of intensity. Let It Sync In™. We’ll have Attendee Challenges and PRIZES!

SA5B – P90X AND TONY HORTON

Searching to teach a predesigned program that incorporates cardio and full-body muscle conditioning? P90X by Beachbody LIVE shows you effective workouts using science-based protocols for maximizing results. Experience a master class that helps you build strong, lean muscle and bust through any plateaus that stand in your way.

SA5C – POUND® – ROCKOUT WORKOUT.
Strength Training, Specialty

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.

SA5D – M*PWR® BARRE FOR REDUCING STRESS

Fuse Lynze’s M*PWR® philosophy into your barre experience. In this session, you will use mindfulness techniques with traditional barefoot barre movements, then connect them in a way that can purposefully reduce specific stressful triggers elsewhere in life.

SA5E – THINKFIT™ STRENGTH: MOTR™ BALANCE + CORE
functional

The older we get, the more balance work we need! Balance your body by working from the inside out using the MOTR™ to experience unstable surfaces, resistance training and core challenges. Developing a balanced core improves the body’s function in sports and daily activities. Powered by Balanced Body.

SA5F – ART OF DANCE FITNESS
dance

Explore the art of translating dance moves into doable fitness terms with this SCW Fitness Idol Winner. Learn which muscles we use when we Salsa, Twerk and Shimmy. Discover how to effectively provide feedback to students while recognizing when options are required. Dance is an art form that requires no explanation just translation!

SA5G – PILATES STRONG 2018

This is the modernized functional approach to Pilates training getting vertical. Classical Pilates primarily is performed on the floor with only several exercises focused on flexion. Discover how vertical extension promotes better flexibility, mobility and strength. All exercises are based on the science of fascial movement. This session is a must for Pilates instructors looking for new and creative ideas.

SA5H – MOVE ACTIVE AGERS WITH MUSIC
active aging

How old is too old to work out? Would you believe a 106-year-old participated in this program? And thrived?! Most students in this brain and body fitness program are between 70-100. Learn how YOU can reach active agers with amazing music, exciting choreography and engaging instruments that motivate participants to think & move!

SA5I – RUMBLEROLLER: INTEGRATING MINDFULNESS TO SMR
recovery

This mindful session combines multiple approaches using mindfulness, self-awareness and breath control to improve mobility and regeneration.

SA5J – SCHWINN®: TRAIN RIGHT RE-IMAGINED
cycle

While we love motivating on the bike, we know what we do off the bike is an integral part of a well-balanced fitness program. We explore the ranges of motion and common muscular imbalances involved in indoor cycling and arm you with tools to create complementary flexibility and strength-based programs. Experience 2 different cross-training programs that integrate mobility, strength and cardio while staying true to Schwinn’s motto to Ride Right.

SA5K – COOKING WITH CALIFORNIA FIGS
nutrition

California Figs are nutritious and delicious on their own, but they can really amp up your breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks. Learn why California Dried Figs should be a pantry staple and walk away with new recipe ideas for eating healthy in a hurry. (LECTURE)

SA5L – UNLEASH THE POWER OF MUSIC
business, personal training

Learn how music can create incredible emotion and action in your group classes. This session will provide the latest tips, tricks and tools to organize and select the perfect music to make your classes stand out. Learn how to maximize a powerful music coaching approach and bring your class experience to the next level. Walk away with steps to create a custom and perfect playlist, and receive a free download from Power Music. (LECTURE)

SA5M – SELF-PUBLISH A BOOK OR EBOOK
business

Do you have an idea for print or digital media? Learn how self-publishing works from a wellness pro who has done it more than once. You’ll leave this session ready to create instantly downloadable E-books or hard-copy prints to earn credibility, build your online presence and create a passive income stream.

SA5N – THINKFIT™ SUSPENSION: CIRCUITS 2.0

The Bodhi Suspension System is a great addition to a circuit class. Learn how to use the ThinkFit programming system with suspension and small props to create dynamic circuit classes combining stability, mobility, core and so much more! Powered by Balanced Body.

SA5O – STAIRMASTER® PRESENTS – HIIT MIX SOLUTION

StairMaster® has created a formula that allows clubs and trainers alike to utilize any/all available equipment with unique interval protocols, resulting in endless options for Plug & Play workouts that are: Scientifically Sound, Results-Driven, Interactive, Scalable, Exciting & Engaging and Team/Community-centric! Plug in the details and PLAY!

SA5P – WATERINMOTION® PLATINUM
active aging, aqua

Platinum is a shallow-water, low-impact aqua exercise experience that offers older adults and deconditioned participants a fun workout improving cardiovascular endurance, agility, balance, strength and flexibility. This customized educational exercise system provides easy-to-teach and learn choreography, fantastic marketing and a scientifically designed program. Leave with eight new 64-count choreography blocks and a fun list of usable music.

Saturday, 5:00pm-6:30pm (Session 6)

SA6A – BREAKING INTO CORPORATE WELLNESS

Corporate Wellness Programs are offered at 44% of U.S. businesses, and the opportunities for fit pros to get involved are abundant. Get the business tools to obtain new, regional, corporate wellness clients, and experience accessible, all-inclusive, team-building workouts. Certified trainers, group exercise instructors and entrepreneurs won’t want to miss this session!

SA6B – COMPLETELY CORE

Experience this dynamic core workshop with two, 30-minute comprehensive workouts. Review new research on core training and learn how the core musculature works. Discover how easy it is to create a complete, five foundational-movement core program that is effective, challenging and keeps clients and classes coming back for more core!

SA6C – FASCIAL LINE FLEXIBILITY FLOW

This full-body flexibility session will take you through static, active and dynamic stretching sequences that target the fascial lines of the body. Gain understanding and practice fascial line movement patterns to enhance performance, decrease tension and increase mobility. This flexibility-based session is suited for group fitness, personal trainers, yoga and Pilates teachers.

SA6D – BARRE HOP

Get a “night club” feeling at the Health Club! Barre Hop is a high-energy fitness class that combines hip-hop dance with ballet barre-inspired elements that will tone and condition your entire body.

SA6E – BODYATTACK® WORKOUT & SCHEDULING FOR SUCCESS

Les Mills’ BODYATTACK® is a high-energy class for total beginners to total addicts. We combine movements like running, lunging and jumping with strength exercises such as push-ups and squats. Adam will pump out energizing tunes and lead you to challenge your limits, burn up to 730 calories and leave you with a sense of achievement.

SA6F – THE 4 F’S OF EXERCISE

All systems go in this fusion of cardio dance, core strength and barre balance. Building physical resistance to a mentally stressful environment is our purpose in movement and wellness classes. Learn to relax and release, and laugh a lot! This session emphasizes fun, friends, functionality and fitness with a European Elian twist!

SA6G – PILATES FOR INJURY PREVENTION

Many students who have experienced classical Mat Pilates leave with back pain due to the amount of supine flexion and overuse of the hip flexors. In this session, you leave with functional exercises that promote flexibility and core strength in a safe and effective manner.

SA6H – ACTIVE AGING: BETWEEN THE CHAIRS

Functional movement, range of motion and the ability to perform unassisted daily activities are linked to joint flexibility, soft tissue range of motion, balance and agility. Explore options for aging populations in mobility and relaxation techniques including class design that’s unique and appealing for this fragile community.

SA6I – PROGRESSIVE SYSTEMS TO SELF-MYOFASCIAL RELEASE
recovery

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. Learn how beginning with superficial, static techniques helps lay the foundation for deeper, active techniques. Feel the benefits of progressive foam rolling and design better programs.

SA6J – SCHWINN®: THE MAGIC OF THE 3 C’s
cycle

The 3 C’s are the secret behind every successful cycling instructor: Content, Connection, and Charisma. Take a deep dive into what makes an ordinary class extraordinary and learn trade secrets to take your class to the next level. This workshop is one you do not want to miss!

SA6K -NUTRITION TIPS, TIDBITS AND TREATS
nutrition

It’s that time of day and you’re hungry! You want quick and tasty. Your body wants nutritious and sustaining. You want great ideas to satisfy your taste buds and your body’s nutritional needs. Learn to prepare yummy, healthy, easy-to-make snacks for every palate. Best of all, you get to take home the recipes! (LECTURE)

SA6L – WORLD’S BEST RESISTANCE TRAINING PROGRAMS
exercise science, personal training

Len scoured over 70,000 journals to present some exciting training programs. Discover the best program designs from around the world to improve strength and hypertrophy. Learn about muscle regarding specific applications to training including muscle metabolism, training to fatigue, protein supplementation and more. A must-attend for personal trainers seeking peak outcomes for their clients. (LECTURE)

SA6M – STEPS TO STRENGTHENING YOUR BRAND
business

As a fitness professional in one of the fastest growing and most dynamic industries, how will you stand out? This session will provide the tools that you can apply to your brand and take not only your own success – but your clients’ success – to the next level. (LECTURE)

SA6P – CURRENTS OF CARDIO CONFETTI
aqua

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 our hearts stronger with cardioprotective benefits. Instantly abandon boredom with class ideas Yury has been sharing with his clients in Asia for years.

Saturday, 6:45pm-7:45pm (Session 7)

SA7A – WARM UP! PERFORMANCE FLEXIBILITY & SMR
recovery

Create quick and effective pre-and post-workout routines in an easy-to-follow group or one-on-one format. Learn the science of soft tissue release and flexibility training using Power Systems’ massage peanuts and strength bands. Explore reciprocal and autogenic inhibition techniques and ways to create recovery that contribute to optimal performance with immediate and long-term results.

SA7G – INTRODUCTION TO MEDITATION
mind/body, yoga

Learn the background to traditional tenets of Buddhist meditation from principles to prana to practices. Instead of learning just theory, we practice meditation to gain new pranayama skills and drills you can implement into your life or use with clients immediately for both physiological and psychological benefits for the mind and body.

SA7J – SCHWINN® CYCLING: #WHOAMI

#whoami? Get ready to write – not ride – in this business lecture from Schwinn designed to help you find your lane, define your values, craft your message and break through the clutter in this ever-changing fitness landscape. Walk away with the tools you need to become the marketing maverick of your own brand. (LECTURE)

SA7K – EBBS AND FLOWS OF AQUA EXERCISE: PANEL DISCUSSION

Explore the most current tips and trends in water exercise. This panel of industry experts addresses topics including aqua programming options such as HIIT, barre training and mind/body classes. Our presenters also expand upon water exercise scheduling variations, salary comparisons and certification requirements. Discussions on deck teaching approaches, arm placement (in and out of the water) and cueing techniques make for a lively review. Come with plenty of comments and questions and learn from aqua’s best! (LECTURE) THIS SESSION IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, and FREE REFRESHMENTS WILL BE PROVIDED!

Saturday, 6:45pm-9:45pm (SPECIAL SESSION: Dance After Dark)

DANCE AFTER DARK

Dance After Dark will exceed all expectations! Join us for this exhilarating event featuring master classes and inspiration from NYC’s most talented choreographers and influencers,as well as a community to engage with one another. Each attendee will feel motivated, educated, and empowered to find their artistic self, leaving them with an unforgettable experience and thirst for more.

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