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 social distancing 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.
Working with clients with injuries, compensations, or new in their fitness journey? This part workout and part lecture session will cover proven strategies of Low Impact Training. Bringing intensity and results to your clients’ workouts with joint friendly strength, cardio, & HIIT training methods.
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.
A BARRE class for EVERYbody. Not a ballerina? NO WORRIES! BARREfusion™ is designed for the ballerina, the barre enthusiast, or someone with NO barre experience! We combine ballet-inspired movement with athletic moves, cardio bursts, and our signature fuses to accommodate EVERYbody.
The foundation of a great cycling program is masterful coaches. Talented instructors need to be polished to bring out their full luster. Schwinn, the leader in cycling education, has developed comprehensive evaluation tools, tried & true teach-back techniques and “user-friendly” feedback forums that will help instructors adapt to a coaching mindset to move from good to great.
Using rebound, neutral, and suspension levels along with 20:10 Tabata ratios, this session inspires you to bring a high intensity workout with low impact into any shallow water class. Both men and women will be challenged by simple movements that require high energy bursts and built-in rest intervals.
Looking to remain sharp as a tack? The risk of dementia snowballs as we age so it’s time to understand how cognitive function changes, why the brain atrophies, which diets and supplements affect the brain, and more. We will also look at which biomarkers are changed through exercise to show an improvement in brain health. (Lecture)
Staying functional is a key component of living a full life. Learn techniques and programming for your 50+ clients that will provide a challenging workout that makes them strong, stable, and able to perform daily tasks with ease. Explore a variety of equipment that provide options for unique exercises perfect for PT and GX.
Learn how to create Easy, Moderate, & Hard movement progressions for the various fitness levels in your group exercise class or bootcamp. The way we present our workouts makes a big difference in how our clients perceive their effort and success. This workout will have three variations for every exercise and a complete workout.
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.
Discover the secret thousands of instructors have known for over 30 years! Through guided meditation and sensory experience, The Fit Bodies, Inc. team will show you how you can find yourself teaching and vacationing at over 80 luxury all-inclusive resorts across the Caribbean, Central & South America, and Asia.
Results = Intensity + Science + Execution. Want your riders to get results? It’s all about intensity and staying true to the science of authentic cycling executed in a masterful class design that follows this simple set of rules. When you ride right, you always get results.
What if the whole world believed that your greatest wealth is your health? And not just your physical health, but also your mental and emotional health. In LaBlast® Splash, we take simple and fun patterns from the ballroom dances seen on “Dancing with the Stars”, adapt them to the water, and get involved from the inside out. Experience the mental and emotional benefits of dancing to change the world and be the best kind of rich there is!
How do you know if you are at a healthy weight? Do you follow a chart in your doctor’s office? Learn from a registered dietitian whether it’s the numbers that matter most, or other factors (and if so, which ones?). (Lecture)
If you want to create a name and following for yourself, you need to stand out on social media, and that can be difficult. In this course you will learn the 4 simple steps for standing out so you can enroll more clients, make more money, and have a larger impact! This session is perfect for both instructors, personal trainers, and studio owners and managers.
Increased grip strength is a bio marker for health and longevity, and the ability to manually adjust and move small or large objects improves the quality of life. Learn how to design a program that will address the importance of manual dexterity. Discover innovative ways to introduce coordination, skillful movement, and precise execution to improve the aging process.
Whether you go heavy or light, overloading the muscles of your upper body is key to experiencing improved strength, movement quality, and the aesthetics your classes and clients desire. Review techniques to challenge your upper body in all directions and all positions. Understand how training your upper body can help you reach total body goals faster.
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.
Raise your heart rate, improve balance, and strengthen your body. Provide a strong core, gluteus, and hamstring workout, all in one hour. Learn the class sequence, innovative exercises, and the musicality to this BARRE VIDA method. Experience why this incredible program is attracting thousands of participants.
Total body workouts on the bike? Nope. But there are some proven pairings that deliver results for bodies that feel great and perform better. Cycle Flow – Cycle Circuit –Cycle Core; these killer combinations check the boxes for functional fitness and satisfy members who are in a time crunch. Give them what they want AND what they need.
Is a calorie truly a calorie? Not in the presence of hormones! What five hormones play a major role in the body’s metabolic pathways & how can we maximize (or minimize) these hormones? Get the low down on these lipolytic hormones to start dropping fat stores. (Lecture)
IF YOU CHOOSE THIS SESSION, THEN 1:45PM − 2:45PM WILL BE YOUR EXPO AND LUNCH BREAK
Whether a personal quest or way to engage the fastest growing segment of the population, this incredibly creative tubing workout presents effective and manageable training techniques for the 40+ 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.
Immerse yourself in a fluid Vinyasa Yoga experience that safely incorporates fluid bodyweight poses to improve strength, balance, and flexibility. Seamlessly flow through asanas, use your breath as a guide, and feel rejuvenated and relaxed by the end of class. Indulge your senses in this full mind-body experience. Perfect for ALL fitness levels!
How do you separate yourself as a cycling instructor? Lean into your strengths and the personality of your room to unleash the power of connection. Stay ahead of the competition and solidify your place on the podium. Dare to lead.
When it comes to weight loss, people love the promise of a miracle diet that will lead them to the body of their dreams.These miracle diets can lead to a nightmare of issues and send clients down a path of failure. There’s hope with anti-diet coaching. Learn techniques to coach your clients away from fad diets and toward sustainable results. (Lecture)
Lunchtime Session: If you choose this session, your lunch & expo break will be 12:15-1:15PM.
Coaches, are you ready to challenge your clients with advanced but effective core training dynamics? In this workshop, learn how to target the core without doing a single crunch and take your client’s core training into a higher gear!
What if you could travel the world in a fitness class? Salsa in Cuba, Paso Doble in Spain, Merengue in the Dominican Republic, Samba in Brazil, Viennese Waltz in Austria, and more! Attend LaBlast® Fitness and experience how all ages, abilities, and ethnicities will feel included and successful in every class. While staying true to the rich history of each ballroom dance, LaBlast® will take you on a dance fitness journey around the world!
Enjoy a tsunami of creativity with these senior-inspired routines. Leave with six (6) 64-count choreography blocks of captivating aqua sequences. Manual dexterity, ankle mobility, balance options, and neuroplasticity games are all integrated to improve your aqua aging programming. Comprehensive choreography handouts enhance your movement mastery. Stay current with purpose!
Increasing functionality is one of many benefits of offering small group options for aging clients. Discuss not only the science, but the need for socialization, camaraderie, and accountability when training the group. Study how introducing positive competition and even dance movement will enhance results, and address retention. Experience and practice specific joint actions to get you started creating your new branded option.
Explore 10 unique and effective body exercises that work well for all clients no matter their age or fitness level. Examine regressions and progressions for each application. Leave the session with a greater appreciation for the magic of using body weight exercises!
One of the number one needs for the active ager, or anyone who wants to move and groove without injury, is fall prevention. Balance training is key to preventing falls and is sadly often overlooked. This workshop teaches you how to facilitate yoga sequences specifically designed to strengthen the body’s ability to stabilize, balance and move with freedom and inspiration.
Physique 57 is a global barre fitness and media company that launched in 2006 in NYC. Their highly effective, low impact workouts combine cardio and strength training sequences using your own body weight as resistance. Learn the secret sauce to creating innovative and effective barre sequences that put the FUN in FUNdamentals!
You don’t need smoke and mirrors or unnecessary distractions when you master cycling musicality. Discover how to capture and captivate your riders by tapping into the emotion and hidden beats of a well curated playlist. Learn how to create magical, memorable rides with incredible musicality that drive performance for real results.
Consider the aquatic environment for finding new and challenging ways to mix up your 1:1 training sessions. Adding water to a strength or HIIT workout can provide different challenges by dialing down the impact of moves without decreasing the intensity. The H2O serves as resistance training and cardio challenges without the DOMS or the impact
Do we eat too much protein in the US, or too little? How much is needed? What happens if you don’t get enough, or get too much? What are the best food sources? What if you’re vegetarian? Get your questions answered about this essential macronutrient by our Registered Dietitian. (Lecture)
Did you know that 72% of people who stop using your club are new members? It’s important to engage these clients within the first 90 days of integrating them into our facilities. In this entertaining and educational session, take a close look at staffing needs, client engagement, marketing options, financial incentives, leadership strategies, and tracking metrics that will all lead to greater retention. Leave with innovative, inexpensive and effective techniques to grow your Club, Personal Training and Group Ex business.
Learn the various forms, symptoms, and causes of arthritis that affect 1 in 4 adults in the USA. Identify and experience exercises that improve joint mobility, flexibility, and improve range of motion while promoting greater independence. Understand how to communicate with arthritic clients to gain trust and build life-long relationships.
Today’s woman needs strength training to be and look lean and healthy. What’s more important, she needs Volume Training, which is a combination of load, tension, frequency, intensity and type to reap the multitude of health benefits from strength training. Learn BEST PRACTICES for strength training women with limited equipment options that can be replicated in home or gym.
The ankle joint is one of the most injured parts of the body. Most people who sprain their ankle never give it the attention it needs to recover. Explore simple (and quick) assessments, along with corrective exercises and integrated programming to ensure our clients recover from ankle issues.
This high energy martial arts inspired workout is non-contact but guaranteed to punch and kick your way to a healthy heart and a rock-hard body. Learn moves from karate and boxing while releasing stress leaving you feeling like a champ! Remember to bring your best fighter attitude and energy to the door!
Work that works. Riders want results and Schwinn knows how to get them. When you simplify your class designs, and program like a personal trainer, you work smarter, and your riders get stronger. K.I.S.S. the class design blues away and learn how to create ride profiles in a way that allows you to track, progress and program like a pro with turnkey programming software from Intelligent Cycling. Get more mileage out of your class designs and show your riders how much stronger they have become. WIN-WIN!
The buoyancy of the water supports a portion of your body weight making it easier to move in the water and improving your flexibility. Join Manuel to explore and experience at least 10 of his favorite flexibility moves and leave with ideas to develop sensitive sequences ideal for your active aging clients.
This workshop explores how nutrition, supplements, and hormones impact the aging process. Explore what to take, how the body adapts to aging and what we can do nutritionally to age with energy and grace. Learn evidence-based approaches, strategies, and applications to combat metabolic adaptations to promote healthy aging. (Lecture) www.tigertailusa.com
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.
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 2024 SCW MANIA® Convention of your choice!
Each 2023 SCW Fitness Idol Winner receives:
Enjoy an uplifting, dynamic yoga practice focused on freedom and acceptance. Get ready to move, strengthen, and stretch your body and mind without judgment; then finish feeling present and centered tapping into the ease within. Leave behind expectations and open your mind to an inspiring good time!
Join the stars of MANIA® in this wild workout with the best in dance fitness. Have a blast with our amazing sponsor, Club Vibe®, Louis van Amstel from LaBlast®, Barre Vida, Fit Bodies, Tani Haggard & Manuel Velazquez, 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!