Sunday, July 28, 7:00am-8:30am (Session 1)
BODYATTACK® is a high-energy fitness class with athletic moves that cater to every level. Join us for education where we reveal strategies for long-term member success & retention through attention to results-focused, accessible and effective workouts. Walk away with tools to inspire your participants to fall in love with fitness.
QUICK & DIRTY 30
Irene Lewis-McCormick, MS, CSCS
Ideas for quick training, ready-made class routines using minimal to maximal equipment. Experience 3, 30-minute workouts designed to inspire intensity, effort and sweat. This session offers hard core, turn-key class designs to improve performance, incorporate partner training in a coach-based group training format.
HIIT THE TURF: FOR PERSONAL TRAINERS
Jen Keenan-Stryska & Angelique Hughes
Learn how to utilize core strength, stamina and stability training on the TURF for each unique client. HIIT the Turf training is modifiable for adolescents through active aging clients, combining intense cardio-burn with low-impact. Turf Training helps your clients reach their fitness goals in a fun, low-impact and engaging way!
PROGRAMMING FOUNDATIONS FOR THE OBESE POPULATION
How is training an obese individual different from training someone who is considered general population or just overweight? What training variables, equipment, and environment need to be considered? In this active lecture, you will be provided with solutions to these questions and learn/experience different programming options to best help the obese population.
TRAINING THE ACTIVE AGING FEMALE CLIENT
The aging female body has specific needs and concerns. As strength, mobility, stability and bone density decline, precise training strategies play a large role in successfully addressing these issues. Review foundational conditioning concepts to transform your approach. Learn to apply these principles through practical application in a hands-on session.
ROLLING WITH MINDFULNESS AND BREATHWORK
Brian Bettendorf, MSM, MS
This mindful session combines multiple approaches using mindfulness, self-awareness and breath control to improve mobility and recovery. Learn how to get the most of your RumbleRoller self-myofascial release and mobility sessions with skills that transfer to all other activities.
SCHWINN®: LET THE MUSIC PLAY
Learn to lead an amazing cycle experience without any words spoken. Challenge yourself to go where perhaps you have never gone before. Using body language, facial expressions, chimes, drums, and even sign language Mindy will guide you through a workout without speaking a word. This is truly a unique ride.
STAGES®: PLAYING WITH POWER
Teaching with power can seem quite puzzling. Fear not! We have the pieces to help you solve the puzzle all while creating a fun, yet challenging IC experience. Learn to identify the Top 5 potential ‘roadblocks’ when teaching with metrics and leave with a strategy for long-term SUCCESS!
Andrea Velazquez & Kristy Anaya
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.
THE METABOLIC EFFECTS OF RESISTANCE TRAINING
Len Kravitz, PhD, CSCS
Based on a new scientifically developed research review, Len will present state-of-the art evidence for resistance training as a treatment for weight loss, post-exercise fat metabolism, type 2 diabetes, cardiometabolic health and lipoprotein-lipid profiles. Len will present the research results and workouts of 5 great resistance training programs. (LECTURE)
Sunday, 8:45am-10:15am (Session 2)
CAMP GLADIATOR OUTDOOR FITNESS WORKOUT
Brandon Hall & Sheila Jackson
Experience the number one outdoor fitness program in the nation with outgoing, professional and experienced trainers. See how to take the typical “boot camp” style workout and make it engaging, challenging and fun!
CHISELED FAITH®: FAITH-BASED FITNESS MOVEMENT
CarolAnn, MS, CPT, CN
You, the fitness professional, are being sought to help rescue the out-of-shape church community. Experience a faith-based fitness program that injects high-energy music into total-body conditioning/cardio exercises. This workshop stretches beyond learning a new routine but empowers you to INSPIRE a transformation physically and spiritually to yourself and your community.
FROM BURNOUT TO BOOST!!
Sometimes we get in a fog of repetition and complacency. This session will give you a boost with energy for a creative mindset. Let’s overcome the side effects of boredom and create the workouts you love. Combine, create and conquer, your tribe attracts your vibe!
WERQ® DANCE FITNESS: FORMATION
Description: Changing up how your group fitness class is positioned in the studio can be an effective way to shift the weekly routine and engage participants in a fun way. Learn how to circle up, split the group, team up, change lines, face off and flip the script to keep your participants on their toes from week to week.
PRACTICAL CORE 55+
Core Boom! This session will lead you in practical exercises to meet the needs of Boomers, the largest population in America. Learn core options and modification to meet the wide variety of fitness levels within the Active Adult population to keep them young in their golden years!
CORE FORWARD PILATES
Light up every muscle with this core-forward Pilates class that sets traditional moves to today’s rhythms adding energy and excitement. Through the use of continuous choreography, you’ll electrify your burn, strength, and flexibility. A total-body sculpting class that blends light weight training, Pilates, and core strengthening exercise.
SCHWINN®: PRIME DESIGN
Stop the madness! Prime Design will teach you how to create thoughtful, physiologically sound classes that provide RESULTS! Learn how to save time and simplify how you build your classes while setting riders up for success. Unlock the secret of the Schwinn Coach’s Pyramid and get ready to shine!
STAGES®: THE INVISIBLE ROAD
Got Certified? Yay! Now, what?!?! Getting certified is step one to becoming an instructor. After that, are you really ready to teach? How to prepare for auditions? Or subbing? Discover the tricks the pros use to overcome stage fright. Improve vocalization and body language skills, and captivate your audience in every ride!
AQUATIC SOLUTIONS FOR THE AGING
Identify typical functional declines of the active aging population, and consider ways to adapt your aquatic programming to create effective formats that will improve walking efficiency, general mobility and confidence.
PREVENTION AND PERFORMANCE FOR RUNNERS
Brian Bettendorf, MSM, MS
16 million Americans run 3 or more days per week and over 20% are injured within a given year. Understand current research on managing runners in pain. Learn movement screens along with self-myofascial release and mobility drills that are focused on helping runners reduce injuries, move better and recover faster. (LECTURE)
Sunday, 11:15am-12:45pm (Session 3)
50 UNIQUE CORE LOVERS EXERCISES
This workshop utilizes all three planes of motion both prone and supine positions, along with small apparatus tools to give you more than 50 unique, core exercises. Walk away with a library of new moves that students will love and feel successfully challenged in your next class or training session.
DOUBLE THE FUN! DOUBLE THE RESULTS!
Need something really innovative and engaging? Discover unique Stroops resistance band programming that is guaranteed to elevate your sessions. Discover modifications that work even when paired up partners have variable strength and size. Learn to how to turn individual exercises into partner workouts that create interaction and community.
CARDIO MIX TO THE MAX
An athletic, creative, and powerful cardio fusion class layered with seamless progressions designed to inspire, motivate…and make you sweat! MOVE to energizing, tailored mixed music, beats and experience elite teaching and choreography breakdown methods.
KEEP IT SIMPLE. KEEP IT SMART
In this experience we use minimal equipment to deliver and experience that is smart, looks simple, but is going to leave the individual completely worked from the floor up!
Learn why Seniors stay away from gyms and how instructors can build their confidence, flexibility and strength. This session uses light-weight dumbbells, old school music, and chairs for a fun filled class. Seniors will Sizzle beginning with a cardio warm up, continue with resistance training and end with a seated flex and stretch routine.
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Join Yury to experience the most effective and innovative ways to enhance your cardiovascular capacity while submerging your head in the water. Challenge both strength and endurance while using land-based pieces of fitness equipment in the water and become a better athlete on land.
FAT LOSS: THE REAL STORY
Len Kravitz, PhD, CSCS
This engaging lecture will explain the science of metabolism, calorie burning, resting metabolic rate, fat loss, and the latest biomedical research understandings on exercise for weight management. Len will present 8 science-based super calorie burning workouts that deliver and the best weight management findings from the real life biggest losers. (LECTURE)
Sunday, 1:00pm-2:30pm (Session 4)
MANDATORY TEAM WORK
Attendees will participate in a bootcamp/circuit style workout featuring drills and exercises that require 2 or more people. Partner drills will not only develop a stronger sense of community between our clientele but are a great way to design workout programming if our class count ever outweighs our equipment count.
A matchless full-body, fat-burning class to get your mind and body into Top2Bottom Bootcamp shape. Combining easy to duplicate exercise blocks with bouts of conditioning with high-intensity cardio intervals will transform your strength, cardiovascular fitness and take you to the next level.
CHISELED FAITH®: FITNESS FOR IMPACT
CarolAnn, MS, CPT, CN
Learn to introduce a faith-based fitness program choreographed to energizing, inspirational music. Implement a 6-week fitness reset class that introduces HIIT, Circuit, Strength, Pilates, Yoga. Inspire your church community to truly honor their bodies as the temple and help make a positive impact on the growing obesity crisis within it.
DANCE CORPS®: HIIT IT HARD!
Join the Dance Corps® experience for a Bootcamp feel mixed with hard-hitting dance moves to crowd pleasing Hip Hop music! Participants will improve their CRF in a more time efficient manner and maximize calorie burn from use of HIIT methods. Attendees will also sample Dance Corps® CORE and STRENGTH!
“I WISH I KNEW BEFORE..”
Any age can teach active aging clients with understanding of the aging mental process from the perspective of mindfulness. Current research reveals possible secrets and tips that Yury shares for adding to aging process mindfulness, meditation, and music. We also will address balance from a mental and physical perspective.
WHOSE BACK? YOUR BACK!
This session is all about posture, pain relief and the current trend in somatic approach to healing and wellness. Eliminate back and nerve pain with integrated target exercises in your fitness classes and personal training sessions that keep your clients come BACK for more!
ARMED AND DANGEROUS
Upper body strength may be the key ingredient to living an empowered and pain free life. Grow you class and retain you students by adding a few new innovative upper body patterns to your format and by educating the masses on the importance of function, as well as tone. Please proof and change if you see fit!
EXERCISE: THE ULTIMATE BRAIN BOOSTER
Len Kravitz, PhD, CSCS
Join Dr. Kravitz in an incredible educational journey documenting the mental health benefits of exercise. Len will present the newest research on what type of exercises improves memory, thinking, central control and brain processing. A highlight of this presentation is a practical update on how to alleviate stress and anxiety. (LECTURE)