Active Aging




New York, NY
Grand Hyatt New York

Mon. Jan. 29, 2018

Lawrence Biscontini & Bernadette O’Brien, MA

INSTRUCTORS: Lawrence Biscontini, MA & Bernadette O’Brien, MA

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Active Aging

  • Date & Time:

    Monday, January 29, 2018
    9:00am – 5:00pm

  • Location:

    New York City MANIA®
    Grand Hyatt New York
    109 E 42nd St at Grand Central Terminal
    New York, NY, 10017
    (212) 883-1234

  • Cost:

    $159 MANIA® Attendees,
    $199 general public
    Includes Certification,
    FREE Manual & FREE Exam

  • CECs:

    SCW (8.0), ACSM (8.0), ACE (0.7), AEA (4.0), AFAA (7.0), NASM (0.7).

Course Description

Many individuals are living longer and better than ever. Cutting-edge research reveals the secrets involving aging and how we can proactively become involved with our chronologically enriched friends. We know that we can train and slow the aging process by focusing on mental health, cardiovascular conditioning, strength training, flexibility and fall prevention and balance. Lawrence will discuss why we don’t just “teach seniors” any longer. Group fitness instructors, personal trainers and those in charge of active aging programming will enjoy this exciting day that combines research and practical approaches for training the brains and bodies of our 50+ participants.

About Your Trainers

Lawrence Biscontini, MA has been a SCW Faculty Member, Keynoter, Course Creator and Presenter for over two decades. As a Mindful Movement Specialist with over a dozen multiple industry-recognized awards, Lawrence serves on the Advisory Boards for CanFitPro, the International Council on Active Aging and Power Music®. He has been part of the SCW and BOSU Development Teams, and he is a Registered Yoga Alliance Teacher (500RYT) and Content Specialist Contributing Author to industry magazines and texts like SCW, ACE and AFAA. Find Lawrence at

Bernadette O’Brien, MA is a certified continuing education provider for SCW, ACE and AFAA. Bernadette has acquired the nickname “Super Betty” after winning the Centrum Vitamin contest for “The Most Energized, Amazing Woman in America”. At 86, Bernadette not only teaches, she inspires. She served as a principal in the New York City Public Schools where she developed the internationally acclaimed program, “Learning to Read through the Arts”. She is also a BOSU Elite Master Trainer, helping the world rethink what “teaching seniors” means today.