Sunday, January 28, 7:00am-8:30am (Session 1)
SU1A – DON’T STEP ON IT
Functional Training, Strength, Boot Camp
This class is designed around a piece of equipment every gym has but never uses -“The Step”. Learn how the step can be utilized differently without ever stepping on it. Experience the step in unconventional ways that are still effective. This workshop provides numerous ideas perfect for personal training and group exercise.
SU1C – D’FINE
Core, Personal Training, Group Ex
This bodyweight workout combines core conditioning and muscle-defining exercises from Pilates, flexibility and mobility from yoga, fluidity of movement from fitness and Barre techniques to define, align and sculpt the body. Choreographed to inspiring music, experience an innovative and challenging group class, and leave with unique ideas to help your clients D’Fine the body!
SU1E – THINKFIT™ STRENGTH: SENIOR POWER
Active Aging, Strength Training
Baby boomers who are actively aging can be your most dedicated and inspiring clients and the MOTR™ is a fantastic tool for creating one on one and small group training for this population. Using the Balanced Body Movement Principles, you will learn engaging, flexible programming to keep your boomers fit and functional.
SU1F – CENTER FLOOR
barre pilates dance
Experience a fusion style conditioning specifically designed for the non-dancer. This non-stop cardio and strength class blends techniques drawn from dance, Pilates and fitness. Learn how to create flowing, dynamic sequences that will develop muscular endurance, core strength, and agility…all without equipment or props. Bring out the dancer in YOU!
SU1G – SPIRITED® ELEMENTS
Session Type: Mind/Body
Learn how to fuse into a mind-body barefoot workout experience the four elements of earth, fire, water, and air with movement that complements the elements. Yury’s “Spirited” program appears internationally with its appealing easy combination of 20-minute sections of barefoot & mindful strength, cardiovascular, and flexibility sections. Learn to give our body all our workout needs in 60 minutes using just our bodyweight and inspiring music.
SU1H – RESTORATIVE YOGA: PROP-FREE!
Oftentimes the powerful practice of restorative yoga requires a plethora of special equipment … until this workshop with Whitney! Discover Self-Awakening Yoga®, a therapeutic technique that creates restoration and rejuvenation through inquiry. Release tension, open up joints and quiet your mind in this floor-based practice created by Don & Amba Stapleton.
SU1I – SHOULDER ISSUES? CORRECTIVE EXERCISE STRATEGY
Many clients have the forward shoulder and head positions that contribute to chronic tightness and discomfort and inhibit them from exercising at the level they want. In this dynamic presentation, you’ll discover how the shoulder truly works, corrective and functional exercises, and incorporating the most effective cuing to address the forward shoulder and head positions.
SU1K – WHAT TO EAT FOR OPTIMAL HEALTH
Session Type: Nutrition
Learn which scientifically proven foods should be consumed on a daily basis 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. (LECTURE)
SU1L – THE SCIENCE OF MYOFASCIAL RELEASE
For more than 10 years, the terms “foam rolling” and “self-myofascial release” have been used interchangeably. However, the application of foam rolling does not match the science of myofascial release. Examine the difference between foam rolling and myofascial release, and explore how to actually achieve “self-myofascial release” through practical application. (LECTURE)
SU1M – NEXT-LEVEL SOCIAL MEDIA
Join Alana to explore mobile and web based applications to help promote your business through the Social Media. Providing tools to take the presence of a business to the next level. attendees will be given tips to assist with increasing the reach of their posts and pages; through the various networks such as Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat. (LECTURE)
Sunday, 8:45am-10:15am (Session 2)
SU2A – COACHING CAMP: GROUP-TRAINING GROWTH
The language of fitness is changing. People don’t just workout, they “train.” Personal trainers don’t just train, they “coach.” Learn how to apply coaching techniques that’ll transform and grow your group-training sessions. Discover the “coach” within you and cultivate a group of fitness athletes through large-scale warm-ups, movement blocks and cues and focused programming.
SU2C – 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.
SU2E – 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.
SU2F – BODYWEIGHT BARRE
Pure and simple, Bodyweight Barre offers an effective total body workout with no equipment. Graceful, flowing Barre inspired movements create a core-centric muscular endurance program that trains the body from the inside-out, leaving you feeling refreshed and energized. Discover the grace within and sculpt a dancer’s body!
SU2G – TAKE IT LAYING DOWN
Use the floor to improve your core! This workshop takes postures we usually do standing and revisits them on the floor for new, empowering discoveries. At the end, we revisit standing to apply our new discoveries. Gain new insight to making standing postures possible for those who prefer floor work or have standing balance issues.
SU2H – QI GONG FOR EVERY BODY
This session explains the 4 components of movement, meditation, balance and breath as an essential part of the practice of Qi Gong. A wide variety of exercises & energy work will be shared and executed in a functional and fun way. This class is popular with individuals and Active Agers motivated to increase flexibility and improve posture and balance.
SU2I – DYNAMIC FLEXIBILITY: A 3D LIFE
Dynamic flexibility increases range of motion, core temperature and nervous system activity, which all prepare your body for enhanced movement and activities of daily living. Learn to apply a variety of flexibility/stretching techniques as a warm-up, recovery and workout. Explore muscle movement in 3D planes of motion to enhance your clients’ mobility and abilities.
SU2K – METABOLISM MAKEOVER
Wish you had more energy to make it through the day strong? Are you (and your clients) at a plateau and frustrated about “those last ___ pounds”? Working hard in the gym and not seeing results? Learn how to boost your metabolism as you wake up and keep your metabolic engine firing all day! (LECTURE)
SU2L – 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)
SU2M – BUILDING THE BLOCKS FOR CAREER LONGEVITY
Whether you’re at the start of your fitness career or a seasoned instructor, learn how the different parts of a workout reflect the stages of your fitness career. Using the blocks of the PiYo workout, create a pathway to career longevity, and discover how smart programming equals a smart career. (LECTURE)
Sunday, 11:15am-12:45pm (Session 3)
SU3A – SPORT™ BY GROUP RX
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!
SU3C – 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.
SU3E -THINKFIT™: 3D CORE
Experience a new and powerful way to train the core using the ThinkFit™ Trunk Integration Movement principles with a 3-dimensional approach. Expand your core training repertoire and experience how breath control stimulates a greater activation of the core and how breath and movement are linked in effective core training. Train the core as the power center for stability and movement. Powered by Balanced Body.
SU3F – HIGH FITNESS: BIGGER, BETTER, HIGHER!
HIGH Fitness takes aerobics and pushes it to be Bigger, Better and HIGHer! With simple fitness choreography, FUN music, the INTENSITY of interval training and a CONSISTENT formula, HIGH Fitness is a hardcore, fun, group fitness class. HIGH Fitness is built on the foundation of community – everyone is welcome and everyone gets results!
SU3G – STRONG MIND | STRONG BODY
Have you or one of your clients ever felt mentally stuck? In this presentation, learn how the mind and body work as one to reach your health goals. The TEAMHIIT workout will show you how working in teams and coming together mentally during fast-paced cardio and circuit training workouts will help you accomplish anything physical.
SU3H – YOGA FLOW
This Active Aging session combines basic principles from Hatha yoga, Vinyasa flow and Pilates core to emphasize flexibility, posture and strength. The session also focuses on breathing techniques and balance and ends with guided meditation and chakra relaxation techniques.
SU3I – FOAM ROLLING APPLIED PROGRAMMING: REGEN®
We often hear “foam rolling after exercise helps flush out lactic acid and reduce soreness,” but does research support this? Foam rolling can promote circulation, create tissue pliability and initiate the recovery process, but this may not mean no soreness. Learn the TriggerPoint™ foam rolling programming application to speed up and enhance recovery.
SU3K – 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)
SU3L – 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)
SU3M – RUN AN 8-WEEK CHALLENGE: STUDIO SYNERGY
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, 1:00pm-2:30pm (Session 4)
SU4A – NO EQUIPMENT, NO PROBLEM
This is a formatted experience where the movements are sequenced to get your body to work as one unit through all planes of motion without using equipment and with very little rest between segments. The results include efficient metabolic rate enhancement as the exercise intensity is close to the anaerobic work zone. Train hard and get strong while only using the most accessible piece of equipment you will ever have, YOUR BODY!
SU4C – FLEXIBILITY + PERFORMANCE = WELLNESS
Partner-assisted stretching releases muscle tension and increases range-of-motion at the soft tissue level, which is part of recovery and performance enhancement. Using Yoga straps and stretches, we will address loosening tight hips, improving your range-of-motion and circulation, alleviating back pain and more. Add this programming to your curriculum quickly and easily.
SU4E – VALSLIDE® IMMERSION TRAINING – “AMAZING SEVEN”
Valerie Waters, creator of the Valslide®, will teach you how to coach your clients or lead a class using the Valslide®. You will learn the seven basic Valslide® moves and how to progress or modify them based on your clients’ needs. Join Val to learn new moves, workout and have fun!
SU4F – SOUL CLAP FITNESS
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?
SU4G – YOGA FOR OPTIMAL CLIENT PERFORMANCE
This workshop offers personal trainers a quick and simple way to obtain the benefits of yoga for all clients. Learn easy-to-teach yoga postures, dynamic stretches and sequences of movements to target trouble areas, release tension, restore mobility and rebalance the body. Yoga is an incredible tool for optimal training; discover how to easily integrate it into your client’s programs.
SU4H -TAI CHI WITH LOTS OF QI
This Tai Chi 24 Short Form Yang Style is a simplified version of the unique movements of Tai Chi. Elian developed an exciting and effective way to teach so you can quickly learn and share this beautiful style of movement & meditation. This is a gentle-moving class that increases flexibility and improves posture and balance.
SU4I – RUMBLEROLLER: ROLL BETTER AND ROLL LESS
So, you think you know foam rolling? Come learn how to assess movement with screens, allowing you and your clients to increase their recovery and performance results in the shortest time.
SU4K – LONGEVITY LAB: EATS & FEATS
Learn which dietary and lifestyle practices lead to longevity across the world. Discover how the Okinawan way of life and practice of Hara Hachi Bu can help your clients eat less. See how eating more raw and steamed vegetables can lengthen your lifespan, while other foods have the opposite effect. (LECTURE)
SU4L – FIRST & LAST 5: INTROS & EXITS
Research shows (IHRSA.org) clients remember the first five and last five minutes of personal training sessions and group fitness classes. Having polished, prepared and professional introductions & conclusions can help set you apart from your peers and even impact job security. Join Lawrence and practice dozens of ways to make an impact in the way you start and finish your sessions. (LECTURE)
SU4M – CREATING CARING COMMUNITY IN CLASS
Whitney spent over 12 years managing leading fitness centers with demanding NYC clientele. Learn how to create a caring, inclusive community in every program you offer. Expand your skills to celebrate inclusivity and recognize diversity in your clientele. Discover Whitney’s 7 C’s of Community, making every classroom experience an exceptional one! (LECTURE)