Saturday – February 26, 2022


Session 1


This workout combines everything and the kitchen sink to create complete chaos in a class. Using kickboxing drills, weights and quick power moves, this is sure to get your heart pumping and your body working!

This workshop utilizes all three planes of motion in 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.

Bamboo Fusion is “the blending of two ancient mind-body practices”, tai chi and hatha yoga! Also seen as the marriage of water and wood. The water element will help you discover a deeper level of FLOW, giving you a great infusion of qi energy. The wood element is expressed by the flexible movements of hatha yoga. Experience the principle of surrender, helping you extend and stretch your body and mind.

ZUMBA® is perfect for everybody and every body! We take the “work” out of workout, by mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. A total workout, combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, boosted energy and a serious dose of awesome each time you leave class.

Bring the energy, coach the fun! Participate in a workout of rotating intensities that includes strength, endurance, mind body recovery and movement so joyful you won’t even realize you are working out. Additional focus on how to build a program to progress the level of challenge, balance and confidence will be covered!

Experience this powerful session that explores holistic approaches to battle autoimmune diseases and arthritis. Learn how to incorporate fitness, nutrition, and mindfulness practices to reduce physical and emotional stress.

A positive mindset is the key to optimal physical and mental health! In this session, learn the 5 G’s to build a stronger mindset: Gratitude, Generosity, Growth, Grit and Grace. Explore how to influence behavioral changes to dispel negativity for living a purposeful, healthy, and impactful life while helping clients achieve desired goals.

You don’t have to spend money on ad campaigns and boosts in order to grow your business. First, consider these five crucial and FREE marketing tweaks in developing a business growth strategy that successfully connects your brand with your target customer and convinces them to buy your product.

Session 2 – Keynote Address


Head of the SBA Office of Investment & Innovation

Ms. DeVries was appointed in 2021 to lead the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Investment & Innovation where she oversees U.S. Federal Government efforts to enable access to capital for small business entrepreneurs. Ms. DeVries comes to us as an expert in innovation economy and small business investing, and she is a strong advocate for health and wellness. Her inspirational personal story and focus on female empowerment is a must-see. Enjoy this uniquely motivational keynote address with this powerful advocate for female entrepreneurs.

Session 3


This session will lead you in practical exercises to meet the needs of Boomers, the largest population in America. Learn core options and modifications to meet the wide variety of fitness levels within the Active
Adult population to keep them young in their golden years!

What happens when HIIT meets ballet? You leave breathless and feel like a graceful powerhouse! This session will explore the benefits of HIIT and VIIT, then showcase opportunities to creatively blend bursts of HIIT training with ballet-inspired movement, achievable regardless of dance background. You will leave with choreography that you can easily adapt and insert into any dance, fitness or Barre class.

Pilates is for everyone! Develop your Pilates program to help your active agers feel great and continue moving functionally to live their best life. Experience a Pilates mat program with 15 movement modifications and progressions that increase mobility, balance and muscular endurance. Learn why proper postural movements will improve function and overall confidence to help your clients continue doing the things they love!

Get ready to leave your comfort zone and push yourself to reach new boundaries challenging your strength and endurance. Learn to perfectly combine conditioning, strength and power into your programming to keep your clients on their toes!

Focus on mental and emotional health is needed now more than ever. In this LaBlast® Splash session, you will experience the healing power of Ballroom Dance and fitness from the inside out, using aquatic principles.

Disease states such as cancer, diabetes, and autoimmune conditions flourish in an acidic inflamed body. We will address the science behind inflammation, both acute and chronic states, as well as the changes that occur as the pH of the body decreases. What foods are highly acidic? What foods are the most alkaline to decrease inflammation?

In this eye-opening presentation, we will address the operational changes that worked and didn’t work due to the Covid pandemic. We will review equipment changes, business structure alterations and pricing variations. We will be looking at the next normal for a successful business model and strategic planning approach that can be applied across your boutique, not-for-profit, franchise or independent health club model.

Gain creative insight into maximizing the spending density of your clients, developing the ideal products and programs to subsidize your current revenue and adjusting your current pricing structures, in order to better maximize your fitness business earning potential.

Session 4: Lunchtime Session 1


Lunchtime Session: If you choose this session, your lunch & expo break will be 2:00-3:00PM.

No equipment, no problem! In this session, discover unique movements utilizing the most underrated piece of exercise equipment: the human body! Combine interval training, power and plyometrics to improve muscular endurance and balance. Learn easily implementable modifications and progressions to “plateau proof” workouts for all of your active aging clients.

Dive into an amazing experience of yoga, music and vinyasa flow as Lori and Jeremy take you on a beautiful class journey. See what it feels like to truly connect movement to breath while they collaborate with live music & weave Drishti Beats own production of music into their vinyasa.

Should you avoid sugar like it’s the devil, or eat as much of it as you want – with plans to just “work it off?” How much is a reasonable amount to allow? What are the consequences if you have too much? Is it possible to eat it strategically, so that it doesn’t control you?

While cardiovascular training (CVT) is important, not all of our clients want to do it. What if there was a cool way to incorporate CVT without using a treadmill, bike, elliptical or any other cardio? In this session, we will explore a way of doing resistance training that also works with CVT.

Session 4: Lunchtime Session 2


Lunchtime Session: If you choose this session, your lunch & expo break will be 12:30-1:30PM.

Understand how the nervous system and muscles work together to function. Learn strategies and programming progressions to bring balance and stability to your clients. Experience a system that will always uncover positive change.

Refreshing your barre choreography doesn’t have to be a chore. While you want to stay true to the purpose of barre, it doesn’t mean you can’t have fun coming up with new ideas. Learn how to manipulate movement elements to create fresh sequences that will inspire and energize your students’ class experience.

Water is the perfect environment for one-on-one personal training. Creating a program to meet the needs and goals of your client requires preparations and planning. This session outlines the “how to get started steps” to advance your skills in one-on-one or small group training in the pool.

Meet with industry experts regarding the future of group fitness, personal training, nutrition and club operations as they discuss where our industry is now, the challenges we face in today’s market, and where our future lies. Questions will be asked to the group to stimulate unified answers and differing opinions. An open forum will follow where you can address the experts and hear first-hand the best practices that exist today.

Session 5


Training the Active Aging Female Upper Extremity requires a high level of skill. Observing posture and performing movement screens begins the process. Through practical application in an interactive environment, review the typical postural compensation we see as women age. Review biomechanics and kinesiology while learning specific techniques for training active aging female clients.

Brain health is a hot topic. Discover specific techniques you can use immediately to start integrating bonus brain benefits for attention, memory, processing speed, and executive function in your exercises and workouts. Best of all, they will make fitness more fun and engaging. Combine brain and body challenges to amplify and maximize the brain health benefits of exercise.

Experience how to sequence a yoga practice, not only to create balanced muscular function, but one that will keep your mental state even as well. There are tremendous benefits to practicing yoga. However, learn not to promote a practice of peaks, but a core flow that focuses on the depth of process to achieve a balanced outcome.

Experience the HIIT workout driven by music that helps students reach — and crush — their fitness goals. Cardio and muscle-conditioning routines are synced to original music customized to match every single move. Every squat, every lunge, every burpee is driven by the beat. So instead of counting reps, students can push past their limits, burn more calories, and get results faster.

WATERinMOTION® Strength takes advantage of the aqua environment to build muscular endurance, power and overall tone in a 45-minute workout using aqua dumbbells. Combine the unique properties of water to build lean muscle through the creative use of drag, resistance, and buoyancy. Water minimizes the strain of gravity on the joints and ligaments to prevent overuse of the muscles while enhancing recovery time and improving flexibility and power. Experience WATERinMOTION®’s unique choreographed formula to keep your training fresh, new, and challenging.

Approaching menopause and dealing with hormonal imbalances is tough, but doable. Join us for a comprehensive look at a holistic approach to keep females flourishing. Examine the how and why behind hormones, physiological changes, proper nutrition, efficient training and mental issues with neurotransmitters.

You are your brand! Have your paper and pencil ready in this interactive workshop. We will work on understanding your WHY, then add the HOW’s to effectively cultivate your product! Learn tools and tips that solidify and expand your reach!

Learn that SERVICE differentiation is vital to World Class Service delivery and gain appreciation for NPS & its impact on loyalty/retention. Discovering World Class Service is a choice while avoiding the pitfalls of “average” professionals. Empower your team to deliver such service.

Session 6


Combining the latest exercise science and aging research with unique sequences, this workout is guaranteed to help participants build muscle, burn calories and slow the body’s aging process. Learn easy-to-implement sequences, progressions and modifications that will increase mobility and strength and accommodate all fitness levels. Your members will feel challenged and successful after this fun, high intensity cardio workout!

We rarely ask, “Does exercise make today better?” but it is time we started to. We know fitness improves future health outcomes…but most people are motivated by immediate short-term rewards. Explore strategies to enhance the subjective experience of physical activity immediately for everyone you influence. Discover techniques that can be used when walking, during exercise, and in everyday life. With a population skewing older and more obese, future success will require strategies to successfully reach these ever-growing untapped markets by creating an immediate and positive shift in emotional state and a fresh perspective on fitness that will create unique positioning for your career.

Review warm up elements beyond elevating core temperature to comprehend essential mobility and stability. Learn two different approaches to warm up your clients: Athletic and dynamic. Finish by practicing two unique cool downs: Static passive stretching with PNF and self-myofascial release.

Boogie Barre is a party off of the ballet barre that will unleash your inner boogie. Inspired by ballet, dance training, interval training and muscle conditioning, this 13-track class will activate your muscles, ignite your soul & fire you up! Never before have you seen a barre class like this!

Nourish your soul with this Ballet-inspired Aqua Yoga/Barre workout. The session will provide you with many ideas for a functional flow in the water. Attendees will learn choreography and how to apply sequences to design a seamless, fluid Yoga/Barre class.

As clients enter different phases of life, their nutrition needs change. The Golden years are a time when you can work with your clients to understand the physical and hormonal changes that are happening and guide them toward a nutrition plan that supports their active aging lifestyle. Learn tips and tricks to increase their energy and make healthy eating a breeze.

This session will show you how to use massage guns and electronic muscle stimulators to recover faster, reduce delayed onset muscle soreness and perform myofascial release in different muscle groups. Any tension, knot, or soreness being felt. Receive hands-on education regarding the latest recovery technology and journey through a refreshed transformative physiological experience to leave refreshed and rejuvenated.

Study the keys to creating your “we culture”, a team of dynamic performance-based employees. Understand the importance of clearly defining roles and recognizing all successes. Discuss your role, as manager, in creating a community of like-minded professionals working in an environment of trust.

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