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July 19-21, 2024 • Grand Hyatt Atlanta Buckhead

July 19-21, 2024 • Grand Hyatt Atlanta Buckhead

FRIDAY, JULY 19 2024

Bring your energy to kickstart MANIA® on Friday, July 19th! With over 50 sessions on day one, you’re sure to get off to a great start. Take a look at the sessions listed below, choose your favorites, and plan your schedule for Saturday and Sunday accordingly.

Session 1: 7:30am-8:45am

In this sequel, expand and combine next level concepts to the original Pro Athlete Core Conditioning program. Leave with new options to coach to your clients and train your classes in this sport called “life”.

Boost Your Athletic Performance: Elevate your conditioning sessions with dynamic exercises using Training Stick(s). Enhance flexibility, mobility, and injury resilience. Discover innovative sequences, optimize movement patterns, and ensure lasting results. Leave with a Monday-ready class design, primed to invigorate your training regime!

Embark on a skill acquisition journey with Yury, mastering movements like pistol, “sissy,” and dragon squat. Embrace Yury’s inclusive approach, suitable for all fitness levels. This series is an exploration of balance, strength, mobility, and proprioception, ensuring a rewarding experience for anyone on their fitness journey.
Yoga-Pilates Restore consists of a fusion of yoga, Pilates based core work, Active Isolated (A-I) stretching, & flexibility training. Develop an understanding of strengths and limitations to either move beyond or stay within your boundaries, all while bringing energy in, and feeling successful in a non-competitive environment.
Exploding with choreo options, this workout lead by our team of experts, takes you on a water experience like no other.  Fresh combinations, expert cuing, new music and moves combine to leave you inspired and riding the wave of new combos. Leave with choreo notes perfect for your class revival Monday morning.
Uncover the hidden secrets of how sleep profoundly influences your gut microbiome and how your gut biome affects your slumber in this enlightening workshop. Delve into the intricate relationship between quality sleep and a thriving gut ecosystem. Gain practical insights into optimizing your sleep habits to promote gut health and vice versa for overall vitality.
Learn how to pay yourself what you deserve, plan for your future, and earn the rewards of your efforts. Whether a Personal Trainer or Club Owner, gain insights on making successful strategic business decisions: home office deductions, 50+ small business tax write offs, while writing & evaluating a successful business plan. during, and following exercise.

Examine how to market effectively and efficiently while remaining profitable. Explore branding your business through various media, driving it to success. Discover your unique market position, develop pop-ups, postcards, social media posts, email, text messages, eNewsletters, and expand your social media presence. Learn from this entrepreneur who started from a 3rd floor walk-up and created a multi-million-dollar enterprise. Leave with plenty of FREE advice and resources. (Pre-Recorded)

Session 2: 9:00am-10:15am

You need strength, stamina, flexibility and power for the tasks of everyday life. Functional fitness improves your ability to run a marathon and walk your dog, to lift a barbell and lift your laundry. For whatever life brings you, train like the well-rounded female athlete that you are!
Get fit while you sit! In this session, learn innovative sequences that can be performed from a seated position for a total body workout. Perfect for virtual training sessions or accommodating multiple demographics in a gym setting, this low impact workout provides total body sculpting for all participants Improve strength, mobility and balance for clients of every ability.
Experience two of SoulBody’s dynamic programs in one session! We will fuse together SoulBody’s signature barre class, that is more athletic in approach, with SoulBody LIIT, a class that creates strength with functional body weight exercises as well as endurance with low impact intervals, moving the body smarter, not harder!
Say good-bye to back pain in this master-led class. Lower body mechanics can contribute to common pain complaints in the low back pain. Learn how to address these issues with your clients using guided muscle care, myofascial release methods, corrective exercises, and unique and effective stretching techniques.

Indoor Cycling meets Barre in a fusion design that satisfies every fitness taste. Amazing cardio combos on the bike flow into elongating, strength-based barre training on the floor. Belly up to the barre and get ready to quench your workout thirst

LaBlast® Splash is an aqua dance fitness program created by “Dancing with the Stars” pro, Louis van
Amstel. Experience a diverse mix of famous ballroom dances set to your favorite music in the water. No
partner needed! You will learn to Jive, Foxtrot, Viennese Waltz, Lindy Hop, Salsa & more!

Explore the vital role of magnesium in human health, emphasizing its significance in muscle function, energy metabolism, and overall well-being. Discover how to optimize magnesium intake through dietary choices and supplements for enhanced performance, recovery, and long-term health.
Explore your options for guaranteed financial and personal success as a Personal Trainer and/or Business Owner. Painlessly grow your business attracting new clients and retaining valuable customers. Expansion and retention are key. Examine affordable marketing automations (social media, emails, text messages), surveys & feedback, loyalty rewards and simple payment processing to grow your client base and revenue. All necessary and extremely affordable.

Join fitness industry icon Mark Harrington Jr, President of Healthworks Fitness, GymIt and Republic Fitness for a fireside chat. Mark has been instrumental in the company’s growth, which today includes more than 25,000 members and 500 plus employees. Dedicated to innovation, team development, and holistic well-being, Mark explores how to grow your team, enhance your member experience and effectively use data. Come with plenty of questions to grow your business and expand your influence with this generous leader in fitness and wellness.  (Pre-Recorded)

Session 3: 11:00am-12:15Pm

Discover the untapped potential of mobility training. Integrate mobility into group sessions, enhancing client retention and results while boosting your revenue. Experience firsthand the movement sequences that unlock the body. Don’t miss out on this growing trend in the fitness industry. Join Ruston and stay ahead in the competitive market.
Elevate the active aging journey in a standing core and balance workshop! Discover tailored exercises that strengthen the core and improve balance, enhancing stability in everyday activities. Join us for a fun and engaging session that promotes confidence, mobility, and well-being, all from a standing position.
This course will review the relationship between the motor and sensory systems and their relationship to pain. This creative session introduces fitness pros to innovative ways to think about, create, and implement exercise with clients who report pain and discomfort and find themselves moving in unsatisfactory ways.
Ever wish you had a quantifiable system for measuring the success and outcome of corrective exercise? In this session, you will learn, practice, and implement the AlignSmart™ system to measure and create custom corrective exercise routines. Leave ready to assist, mentor, coach, and guide clients through their journey to be pain-free and performance-ready.

Riders want results and we know how to get them. When you simplify your class designs, and program like a personal trainer, you work smarter, and your riders get stronger. Learn how to create ride profiles in a way that allows you to track, progress and program like a pro. Get more mileage from your rides with work that works.

Give your water workout a PUNCH! Experience a truly unique workout to reduce fat, strengthen your core, and tone arms and legs while improving coordination and flexibility. This class is full of jabs, punches and kicks all in the water using Liquid Gym Gloves! Add Liquid Gym Acqua Tone Loops for the extra leg work to energize your whole body with less stress on your joints.
Are the bold claims of health headlines and the skimpy evidence of pseudoscience keeping you and your clients confused? In a world full of conflicting dietary advice, join our dietitian expert to explore current nutrition myths. Empower yourself with evidence-based knowledge for informed choices in an increasingly complex nutritional landscape.
Forgetting to follow up with people results in thousands of dollars left on the table. Generating, organizing, and following up with new leads is often neglected simply because there is no organization or process that feels easy and simple. Learn how to simplify and organize the process, so you never leave another prospective client behind.

Join Jared and learn how to successfully build your member base by defining key goals and short and long-term targets. Review how to balance your plan of execution and understand the potential ROI when you accomplish these principles. (Pre-Recorded)

Session 4 - LUNCHTIME SESSION 1: 12:30PM-1:45PM

If you choose this session, your lunch & expo break will be 1:45-2:45PM

Elevate Your Training Game: Transform your sessions with Stick Mobility. Harness custom-designed Training Sticks for group and small-group training. Unlock strength, joint range, muscle activation, coordination, and body awareness across all fitness levels. Lay a solid foundation, ground-up, with our innovative Stick Mobility techniques.

The Warrior® Workout is an empowerment practice that is designed to teach you a very strong mind-body connection. It is a fusion of martial arts and functional fitness based on military training. Powerful music will drive you deeper into your practice. Quiet your mind, empower your body.

The ‘peaks’ of training get all the attention – we often tweak the work to be more challenging, while overlooking the important part our ‘valleys’ play in proper programming. Learn the secrets to dialing in effective recovery strategies both inside and outside the cycling studio while creating rides you’ll relish like classic rock and roll.

Unlock the six secrets to a longer, healthier life in this longevity workshop. Explore evidence-based practices to reduce premature mortality and enhance well-being. Dive into nutrition, exercise, stress management, and lifestyle changes that promote vitality and longevity. Empower yourself to live a fulfilling, extended life.

Session 4 - LUNCHTIME SESSION 2: 1:15PM-2:30PM

If you choose this session, your lunch & expo break will be 12:15-1:15PM

Mastering the art of HIIT program design is simple when you understand how hard the human body can work and how much recovery is needed. Experience this essential session that briefly reviews the energy systems, appropriate HIIT work-to-rest ratios and a mind-blowing workout that applies the true science of HIIT.
Discover how myofascial restorative bodywork will release stress and regain vitality. Familiarize yourself with fascia and understand which toys will release restrictions in specific structures that cause misalignment, compensation patterns, aches and pains, and loss of range of motion. Leave with the ability to breathe more easily, increase circulation, balance hormones, and relieve the stress and strains of everyday life.
A new, fun, aqua program that fuses together the dance styles of Country Line Dance, Salsa, Cha-Cha, Belly Dance, Swing, Samba, and Hip-Hop. Learn new dances and choreography that will keep you and your clients engaged in a fitness routine that will greatly improve brain function, balance, posture and most importantly, overall health.
Being a leader seems glamorous. We all think it gives us freedom, extra income and power. In reality, leadership and management are draining, exhausting, and often leave you wanting to pull the covers over your head. Discover how to lead for maximum performance using simple tricks to provide you the success you deserve, the time you so desperately need and the fulfillment that makes your career worth pursuing!

Though most American seniors are active, vibrant, and live independently,
many fitness professionals treat them as if they are frail. Learn from our active aging experts how to conduct fitness assessments for seniors, and design programming to increase strength, power, balance, agility, and speed. (Pre-Recorded)

Session 5: 2:45PM-4:00PM

Discover the power of your body and a simple wall in this dynamic fitness session! Unleash creativity with diverse movements blending strength, cardio, and mobility exercises. Transform your workout as we utilize the wall for a unique and effective session. Elevate your fitness experience – because everyone needs a wall in their workout!
Unveiling the “Perfect 60-Minute Challenge” – a groundbreaking exercise regimen meticulously crafted for the specific needs of physically active adults over the age of 45. This dynamic workout is designed to strengthen bodies at any age, offering a straightforward format, this challenge makes consistent workouts easily achievable, empowering your members.
Learn how to seamlessly integrate Pilates exercises for enhanced client results using the pilates ball, yoga block and resistance bands. Science and choreography included . Discover innovative ways to incorporate Pilates principles into existing training routines, amplifying strength, flexibility, and balance. Elevate your teaching skills and unlock new dimensions of fitness for your clients.
Focus on flexibility and balance both internally and externally to improve overall wellness in this Tai Chi Yoga fusion program. Yoga develops the foundation of internal support for stability and strength, while Tai Chi connects the fundamental and dynamic applications of functional mobility and dynamic stability using movements that connect into forms and sequences. The result is a greater sense of balance, self-body awareness, range of motion and muscular strength.

The Power of Authenticity. When coaches unleash an unapologetic sense of self, a powerful purpose steps into the light. Your personal truth, combined with cycling moments of elevation, are what turn exercise into an unforgettable experience. Are you ready to ROAR into your next ride?

Play the drums in the water! Combine unique rhythms and moves using the innovative SAF Aqua Drums Vibes® equipment & enjoy a challenging new way to get yourself fit and have fun in the water.
Explore self-care’s link to health care, harness positive stress for resilience, and discover the D.O.S.E. of Happiness. Learn to foster a mental-well being culture, gaining staff buy-in, enhancing sales and boosting retention for a healthier, happier workplace.
The ability to sell is a key skill that all fitness professionals need, whether you have years of experience or just starting out in your career. Join our interactive panel as they delve into common misconceptions around sales in our industry, effective strategies that can be adapted to different demographics, and how you can build long term value based on world class experience.

Long-term clients are essential to a successful fitness business. They are the best source of new business through referrals. Studies show that acquiring a new client can cost five times more than retaining an existing one. In this session, learn best practices to engage training clients for increased retention, referrals, and revenue. (Pre-Recorded)

Session 6: 4:30PM-5:45PM

This full body strength workout using resistance bands will strengthen your muscles as effectively as traditional weights. Target your entire body–upper, lower and core to enhance coordination, increase muscle endurance and rehab injured fibers. Experience a workout that creatively tones and builds strength without the use of heavy equipment
Anyone can do Chair Yoga, including traditional yoga practitioners! Come and experience the possibilities of introducing chair yoga in studios, at work, seminars or any place where getting onto the floor may not be practical. Enjoy the chair yoga alternative.
Whether a personal quest or a way to engage the fastest-growing segment of the population, this incredibly creative bodyweight, light hand weight and foam rolling workout presents effective and manageable training techniques for the 50+ population. Led by an icon in the fitness industry, Sara takes you through this Group Strength Class using unique multi-joint, rhythmic exercises for a total body strength workout. Endurance, flexibility, and balance are the lenses we use when analyzing our programming. It’s not about how long or hard you train; it’s about exercising smart for longevity and vitality.
Flexibility allows us to move freely in our daily life. What’s more, a balance of mobility and stability in each joint helps prevent injury. In this hands-on session, review the science of “contract-relax” stretching. Experience multiple one-on-one stretching exercises and leave with a proven technique and system to grow your business and help your clients move better and smarter.
The Warrior® Ride is designed to enable participants to energetically shift from where they are, to where they want to be. If you’re having a frustrating day, join us! We will leave your frustration on the road and replace it with confidence and resilience. You are stronger than you know!
Swing, Punch and Run in a “completely” new aquatic workout! Experience a truly unique session utilizing movements from many different sports and using resistive aquatic exercise equipment. This explosive, intense and fun workout will strengthen your core, tone your arms and legs, all while improving your coordination and balance.
This session will discuss common fitness and sports injuries seen in a sports medicine practice. Evidence based strategies for recognizing and preventing these injuries in your training population will also be discussed.
Personal Training has been stereotyped and stigmatized as a “hobby job” where burnout rates are HIGH and the chances of turning fitness into a career are low. Michael Hughes breaks down the 7 skills every trainer needs to know to create a long-term sustainable career in the fitness industry.

Whether you are looking to launch a video-on-demand or live stream service—or a hybrid of the two—this workshop will help you establish your business goals and launch the perfect virtual solution. Leave with technical solutions, programming strategies, staffing requirements, budgeting, and marketing ideas for either starting or revamping your virtual experiences. (Pre-Recorded)

Session 7: 6:00PM-7:00PM

Do you have what it takes to become the next SCW Fitness Idol? As the winner of this prestigious title, not only will you receive coverage in 2024 SCW newsletters, but you’ll get a chance to show off your skills as a featured presenter at the 2025 SCW MANIA® Convention of your choice! 


Each 2024 SCW Fitness Idol Winner receives:

  • A slot as a presenter at a future SCW MANIA®
  • FREE SCW Online Certification of your choice
  • Coverage in a SCW Newsletter
  • 1-year FREE SCW OnDemand Membership
Join the stars of MANIA® in this wild workout with the best in dance fitness. Have a blast with LaBlast®, Zumba®, Country Fusion®, Manuel Velazquez & Billie Wartenberg and learn tons of new moves to drive your dance programs to the next level. You even can win a free certification from one of these amazing programs. It’s going to be a party of epic proportions!
Dive into the essence of meditation in this transformative session. Beyond theory, experience traditional practices to master pranayama skills. Gain tools for immediate integration into your life, client sessions, and classes. Elevate mind and body with authentic techniques, unlocking both physiological and psychological benefits. Empower yourself and others with mindful living.

Relax and enjoy a glass of wine and connect with other fit pros! Explore cutting-edge strategies, emerging trends, and innovative technologies tailored for fitness professionals seeking long-lasting client impact and income. Let’s redefine your success and explore experiences of like-minded pros! All are welcome! Please RSVP at the STANDOUT Fit Pro Booth.