Sunday, April 8, 7:00am-8:30am (Session 1)
SU1A – THE WARRIOR FIT GAMES
Experience highly effective exercises uniquely arranged in an obstacle course to awaken the competitor in you! A combination of exercises from the 1946 US Army Physical Fitness manual and athletic sporting events, this program can create the next American Ninja Warrior or CrossFit Games contender. Don’t miss your chance to thrive in the WARRIOR FIT GAMES!
SU1B – LOWER EXTREMITY MOVEMENT MECHANICS
Coaching proper form and technique begins with movement patterns, not exercises. Adapt your knowledge of stability and mobility throughout the kinetic chain to teach proper movement and exercises for the lower extremity. Join this session focused on movement research and learn how to properly coach the lower extremity exercises.
SU1E – STRONG MIND | STRONG BODY
Have you ever had a client that struggles mentally in their fitness journey and it’s hindering their physical performance? In this workshop you will learn important tools on how to connect with them mentally and physically. The HIIT workout will incorporate different sports related movements for all levels of fitness incorporating teamwork and fun!
SU1F – THINKFIT™ CIRCUITS: GET IT DONE IN 20
Many of our clients and classes are SQUEEZED on time. In this session, you’ll get dynamic and scalable 20-minute interval formats to help you get a full-body workout in 20, which you can stack and layer should you have the luxury to workout longer. Take away strategies that give the best of being both efficient and effective. Powered by Balanced Body.
SU1G – CORRECTIVE EXERCISE: FEMALE CORE
More than 25 million individuals experience incontinence and 75-80% are females and more than one million women have abdominal and/or pelvic surgeries each year. Traditional core training approaches for these women rarely work and can frequently exacerbate their issues. Discover why many female clients struggle with abdominal and pelvic floor issues.
SU1H – SPIRITED® ELEMENTS
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 it needs in 60 minutes using just our bodyweight and inspiring music.
SU1I – 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.
SU1L – SPIRITUALLY DEEP FOR WATER
Join Claire for an uplifting water-based experience to immerse and renew yourself mentally, physically and spiritually. Combine minimal impact and restorative movement. Refresh and connect, integrating your MANIA® experience and renewing yourself, plugging in to what matters most and emitting positive energy.
SU1M – SELF-CARE 101: SMALL STEPS
In this age of overdoing, not enough time and stressful lives, learn simple techniques to practice in less than 5 minutes daily to improve our own self-care. Discover practical tricks and tips to address dietary issues, sleep and improved communication to help you and your clients stay centered and balanced. (LECTURE)
SU1N – 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)
SU1O – CREATING YOUR PERSONAL BRAND
As a fitness professional, you are a walking billboard. Your name, body and workouts are part of your brand. Alana provides tips on how to get recognized as that next Public Figure on the networks. Learn how to become an international business while working from your own domain and reducing your overhead costs. (LECTURE)
Sunday, 8:45am-10:15am (Session 2)
SU2A – DON’T STEP ON IT
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.
SU2B – MMA FOR GROUP FITNESS
MMA-inspired workouts are everywhere, and CORE DE FORCE from Beachbody LIVE is the predesigned format that makes it easy to lead the fight — one badass class at a time. In this workshop you’ll learn the class-teaching formula as well as the authentic techniques behind the stances, punches and kicks.
SU2E – SALSA-REGGAETON CHOREO MIX
Learn how to recognize, embrace and utilize the rhythms of Salsa, Reggaeton, and music accents into effective dance fitness choreography. We’ll break down specific songs step-by-step utilizing authentic popular dance moves, variations and modifications. Salsa-Reggaeton (also called Salsa-Ton) is a mixture of rhythms, dances and cultures, mainly from Panama, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Colombia and Dominican Republic.
SU2F – BOSU® UP DOWN ALL AROUND
In this fast-paced workshop, explore new ways to get your heart rate up, down and all around while experimenting with the BOSU® Balance Trainer in the same way! Intertwine work/rest intervals with cardio, strength, core and more. Arm yourself with hundreds of ideas for timing, structure and execution for all audiences.
SU2G – 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.
SU2H – YOGA BASICS: GOING DEEPER
Experience the power of beginner’s mind in this inquiry-based practice. Discover (or rediscover) yogic postures by learning an intuitive approach to practicing. Learning how to listen into your deeper self, or Kosha, to refresh your practice, open you heart and provide you with tools to take back to your students.
SU2I – TAI CHI 24 YANG STYLE
The Tai Chi 24 Short Form Yang Style is a simplified version of the unique movements of Tai Chi. Elian has developed an effortless way to explain and teach this form of exercise so you can quickly learn, join in anywhere and enjoy this beautiful style of meditation in movement.
SU2L – BARRE-A-CUDA
Enjoy creative water exercise sequences that use a noodle as a barre for stability and challenge. This workout utilizes the principles of dance, strength training and Pilates to lengthen and strengthen your arms, legs and core. Experience small isometric movements and full range-of-motion exercises to tone the muscles of the entire body.
SU2M – WHAT TO EAT FOR OPTIMAL HEALTH
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)
SU2N – 20 LESSONS LEARNED, 20 SECRETS
Lawrence will share the secrets of the fitness industry in minutes. Receive five take-away messages in each of the following arenas: business, personal training, group fitness and fitness management. That’s 20 secrets from lessons learned in over 30 years in the fitness industry. Change your fitness game in a MAJOR way in ONE session from a respected name in the fitness industry. (LECTURE)
SU2O – CREATE AN ONLINE FITNESS BUSINESS
Do you like the idea of creating an online fitness product or program and generating passive income? Join Rachel for a thoroughly exciting presentation as she walks you through the idea process, digital creation, how to market it, and how to launch and scale. Understand how to use social media platforms to spread your message, brand your product and get sales. (LECTURE)
Sunday, 11:15am-12:45pm (Session 3)
SU3A – 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!
SU3B – CORE FIT
Ingredients for this format are balance, flexibility and strength, delivering quality over quantity with an emphasis on the how and why. Look for simple, result-driven and effective moves. Experience five 10-minute blocks of lunges & squats, shoulders & arms, balance, core and flexibility for a great hour of functional fitness.
SU3E -DANCE FITNESS MEETS WEIGHTS
Learn how to utilize weights and dance with Get Pulsed™. Discover how to incorporate weights properly into your dance fitness workouts. Instructors will utilize the techniques learned in the session to choreograph a routine within a group and present.
SU3F – LES MILLS GRIT™ PLYO
GRIT™ Plyo is a high-intensity interval training (HIIT) plyometric-based workout designed to make you perform like an athlete. This workout combines explosive jumping exercises with agility training to build a lean and athletic body. GRIT™ Plyo takes HIIT and combines it with powerful music and inspirational coaches who will motivate you to go harder to get fit, fast.
SU3G – PROGRESSIVE SYSTEMS TO SELF-MYOFASCIAL RELEASE
To see change, exercise modalities must progress. The body will adapt only if the stimulus is consistent and becomes more challenging over time. Foam rolling is no exception. Learn how beginning with superficial, static techniques helps lay the foundation for deeper, active techniques. Feel the benefits of progressive foam rolling and design better programs.
SU3H – CLUB PILATES MAT CLASS – LEVEL 2
An inspiring and uplifting class that will fully challenge the body and mind. This moderate to fast paced class incorporates quick transitions and will introduce you to more advanced exercises and use of the apparatus. Increased repetition, complex coordination, balance, and resistance create a dynamic challenge that will elevate your Pilates practice.
SU3I – LAUGHTER YOGA AND LAUGHALATES
Laughter increases oxygen in the body and brain, which makes us feel healthier and more energetic. Join Claire for a form of group exercise in which participants choose to laugh. Her approach, Laughter Yoga, combines Laughter Exercises with Yogic deep-breathing practices known as Prana Yama, resulting in a non-traditional approach to wellness.
SU3L – ATOMIC AQUATICS
Get ready to ‘blast off’ in this non-stop, high intensity aquatic workout. With a focus on intensity, you won’t get cold in this powerhouse class as you challenge your cardiovascular system. Jump into high gear, defy your preconceived notions of aquatic exercise… this is the class you’ve been waiting for!
SU3M – NUTRITION & SLEEP: FASCINATING CONNECTIONS
Learn how sleeping well can help to control your cravings and weight. Discover foods, herbs, teas and minerals that can make you feel sleepier and others that may interfere with sleep. Get the eight great, sleep-tight tips. (LECTURE)
SU3N – NERVOUS SYSTEM IN MOBILITY
Traditional stretching and self-myofascial release have emphasized defects in the muscles or connective tissue. Learn the influence of the nervous system on movement limitations and how to integrate that knowledge into your existing mobility training. Come learn new techniques and modifications you can use on yourself and your clients. (LECTURE)
SU3O – 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, 1:00pm-2:30pm (Session 4)
SU4A – 20X3
This one-hour workout combines three 20-minute segments to deliver results. Experience three of the hottest fitness trends united to provide excitement. The first 20 minutes is a heart-pumping Tabata workout followed by 20 minutes of integrated explosive exercises and the last 20 minutes is a traditional body conditioning segment used as a recovery component.
SU4B – CORE & RESTORE
You can have it all in this unique combination class geared to build core strength and stability in conjunction with rhythmic foam rolling to release muscle tension and adhesions. This focused workout set to rhythmic energizing music, blends core stability and self-myofascial release to enhance daily functional fitness.
SU4E – DANCE BREAKDOWN
Learn the basic fundamentals of choosing the perfect music for your dance fitness class and adding fresh, easy-to-follow choreography! Leave with 8 fun tracks ready for you to use at your next class and a ton of ideas to implement into your own choreography!
SU4F – RECESS! FOR KIDS & THE KID IN YOU!
Explore proven strategies and games galore that will make all types of movement fun and exciting for kids (and adults) of all ages. This session will keep your classes organized and engaging while helping you keep your sanity and smile. Learn a unique style of “play” that will create a life-long habit of loving to move.
SU4G – 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.
SU4H -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.
SU4I – THE BRAINFIT WORKOUT
The Brainfit Workout is a stress-reducing workout utilizing movement, music and meditations with powerful affirmations. Experience simple, low-impact movement with strength and conditioning exercises while focusing on changing your mindset and self-talk. The Brainfit Workout is the next generation of Group Exercise, fusing mind, body and spirit in a new era of Group Wellness.
SU4L – AQUA YOGA FLOW
Slip into the pool and experience a relaxing yoga-inspired aqua session. You will journey to a place of deep physical and mental relaxation while practicing breathing techniques, vinyasas and balance postures. Come and wash away the day’s tension and stress. You will float away refreshed, renewed and calm.
SU4M – SELF-COACHING STRATEGIES FOR WELLNESS
Discover helpful strategies that you can use or share with your clients. Find new ways to motivate yourself and clients to move more and eat right. Learn more about mindful eating, tapping, self-compassion, journaling, vision boards, gratitude and more for wellness and weight loss! (LECTURE)
SU4N – 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)
SU4O – BUILD YOUR BEST MARKETING STRATEGIES
Do you feel like marketing falls at the bottom of your list? Don’t know where to start or how to create successful strategies? Learn to work smarter and not harder with simple, easy and effective ways to connect with your current loyal clients and attract new customers. (LECTURE)