It’s time to take aging sitting down! Discover how incorporating a chair can increase access to your fitness offerings by catering to clients of all abilities. Perfect for deconditioned clients or those overcoming injuries, you’ll learn how to design seat-based programming that doesn’t lack intensity or fun, guaranteed to get a “seated” ovation from all of your students!
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.
Tired of the same old static stretches? Learn how to liven up and improve your flexibility training with Active Isolated Stretching. Research shows this type of dynamic stretching is most effective. Learn why activating the targeted muscle by holding the stretch for no more than five seconds provides maximum benefits in the shortest amount of time.
Is your current programming working your butt or working your butt off, literally? In this session, learn the science, proper lifts, and progressive overloading techniques to get your rear in gear! Leave confident in your ability to have and give the best backside.
Get ready to leave your comfort zone and push yourself to reach new boundaries challenging your strength and endurance in this amazing cardio fusion workout. Learn to perfectly combine conditioning, strength, and power into your programming to keep your clients on their toes!
Still looking to achieve the strength and tone from resistance workouts but hate the idea of lifting weights, getting sweaty, and feeling the effects later in your joints more than your muscles? This session will take a look at using resistance tubing and aqua dumbbells, and even the side of the pool, to help build a stronger, more toned body for daily living activities in a joint-friendly environment.
The aspect of training recovery is becoming more important as we recognize how adaptations can be maximized through effective practices and choices. This lecture will explore the latest research on hydration, nutrition, stretching, rolling, supplements, percussive instruments, sleep and more ways to restore homeostasis. (Lecture)
Discover the secrets influencers already know about content creation. Learn how to increase engagement, extend your reach and CONVERT your followers to clients through GREAT CONTENT. NOW Is the time to start. Strategically, use professional photos, videos, reels & tik toks, especially filmed in paradise, to attract more loyal clients to your offerings.
If there was a medicine that contained all of the physical and psychological benefits of exercise, it would be the most effective and best-selling medicine in history. This lecture delves in-depth into the voluminous evidence-based reasons why exercise is such a powerful, yet largely not prescribed, medicine. (Lecture)
Drop the belief that aging is deteriorating. Aging is simply the process of getting older. With age comes wisdom and experience. Understand the statistics and learn useful tips on how to improve one’s quality of life and prevent chronic disease. Now is the time to change your perception on the aging process.
Learn unique and effective exercises to train the core from the inside out. Integrate stability balls and a variety of bands along with weighted body movements, to experience challenging exercises that utilize the hips, abs, back, glutes, and chest. This is truly a modern workout for 2023!
SOULfusion™ combines yoga-inspired FLOWS, cardio bursts, mobility, & bodyweight training into one magical experience. In this workshop, we take you through a SOULfusion™ class and teach you how to connect music to movement & create an amazing experience for your students.
Physique 57 goes prop-less and barre-less in this high energy workout! Creative combinations and sizzling hot sequences perfect for online content, clients that are traveling, teaching pop-ups, or any other occasion where using your own body weight and some innovative moves are all you need.
One of the most effective ways to hydrate fascia is to move the body in unconventional ways. Learn new programming from the creator of The MESO Method: she’ll share various multiple-joint-action exercises that will not only get the body heated, but will make your brain “sweat” with all the coordination training.
Make a new aqua splash with these exciting inspired routines. Experience six (6) 64-count choreography blocks of captivating, low-impact aqua sequences and discover why moving in water is natural for our senior population. Manual dexterity, ankle mobility, balance options, and neuroplasticity games are all integrated to improve your aqua aging programming. Comprehensive choreography handouts are provided to enhance your teaching skills and movement mastery. Inspire active aging adults to safely improve cardiovascular endurance, balance, strength, and flexibility. Stay current with these fresh ideas!
Utilize physics as it pertains to musculoskeletal compensations and pain planes of motion to get your clients proactive and compliant with corrective exercises. Employ postural analysis pre and post-workout to reinforce healthy daily habits, and ultimately increase athletic performance. (Lecture)
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.
Lunchtime Session: If you choose this session, your lunch & expo break will be 1:45-2:45PM.
Want to stand out? Spark your desire to be different! Dare to intertwine yoga flows with bursts of HIIT training and weight lifting. Feel rebel vibes coursing through your veins and renew the thrill of teaching group fitness as you experience WARRIOR Rhythm.
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.
WATERinMOTION® Strength takes advantage of aqua dumbbells to build muscular endurance, power, and overall tone in a fat-blasting 45-minute workout. Combine the unique properties of water to build lean muscle through the creative use of drag, resistance, and buoyancy. Enhance your workout choreography by using just one dumbbell or both dumbbells enmeshed or as flotation devices. This creative choreographed program refreshes your dated routines with fantastic music, inspiring moves and powerful programming. Leave with a full choreo handout to improve your sequencing and fun-factor in your aqua strength workouts.
It’s not practice that makes perfect…it’s perfect practice. Movement patterns have been identified that can predispose us to musculoskeletal injury. This lecture discusses the role of movement analysis in detecting and correcting movement flaws to help protect people from injury during sports and exercise activities. (Lecture)
Lunchtime Session: If you choose this session, your lunch & expo break will be 12:15-1:15PM.
Time for some FUN! Ready to jump around like a kid in a joint-friendly environment? Have fun with this moderate-to-hard intensity rebounding workout on the mini fitness trampoline. Experience a cardio, little-to-no impact workout that builds muscle, balance and endurance all while learning the basics of rebounding.
Take your favorite mind-body practices to the next level with Jetti Fitness. Experience how these unique poles both support growth to make these training styles accessible to all ages and demographics and also further challenge those ready to take their practice up a notch. Flow, pulse, push and load your pose in this multi-format movement showcase!
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.
Is your fitness business really profitable? Learn how to properly set up your business and manage basic bookkeeping skills including tax planning. This session will also cover website design basics, virtual options for classes, and client payment remittance. Your business will be fitter than ever!
Work every joint and muscle from the Ground Up! Learn functional self-myofascial-release techniques and appropriate applications for maintaining and regaining range of motion, strength, balance, and proprioceptive skills allowing clients to lead an active lifestyle. Discuss the limitations faced by older adults and appropriate modifications. Improve functional mobility and dynamic flexibility without compromising safety and effectiveness.
In this class, experience how myofascial restorative bodywork can help you release stress and regain vitality. Familiarize yourself with fascia that houses your muscles (myo) 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 aches and pains that allows you to enjoy more vigorous movement and activities.
Almost all workouts require good posture and alignment to maximize results while minimizing injury. However, it is difficult to assess our clients and ensure all participants are moving properly. Join our resident expert on posture, alignment and evaluation, Patrick Mummy, as he discusses the best coaching and cueing strategies for alignment and posture and how to do it effectively in personal training and a small group environment.
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® Fitness, we take simple and fun patterns from the ballroom dances seen on “Dancing with the Stars” 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!
Condition and train like a seasoned fighter to achieve maximum results. Kick, jab, punch, & push yourself with bag pad work, to develop agility, and strength. Take your fitness to the absolute extreme!
Aquatic strength training has many hidden advantages. In this session identify the differences between land and aquatic strength training; i.e gravity versus viscosity, mechanical versus drag resistance and other less obvious distinctions. Discover how the adjustable Aqua-Ohm utilizes all those properties.
Come together to explore controversial research. Join the discussion, ask questions, and discover cutting edge options in food and nutrition. Hear from these nutrition experts on how and why they choose to eat the way they do. Leave “feeling full” of ways to make smarter choices when it comes to fueling your body. (Lecture)
Foam Rolling is not just for flexibility anymore. Integrate exercises perfectly to promote mobility, proper posture, integrated strength, and core stability. Learn simple strategies to effectively assess your clients, promoting total body conditioning. Utilize traditional foam rollers as well as the new smaller rollers perfect for all demographics.
Move over traditional sit-ups and crunches, we’re shaking things up and gamifying core work! In this session, learn fun games that inspire friendly competition amongst your clients while sculpting, toning and strengthening the body’s center of power. Clients will stay for the laughs and return for the results!
Yoga 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.
Latin rhythms and athletic movements perfectly combine in the most extraordinary, intense, dynamic, and fun group fitness class on the market. Each movement pattern is designed to develop mobility & endurance with emphasis on the CORE. Burn up to 39% more calories than other conventional cardio workouts. It is not dance, not choreography, it’s a LIFESTYLE
With 26 bones, 33 joints and a multitude of proprioceptors/sensors in our feet, we can optimize the mind-body connection with barefoot workouts. This barefoot format challenges instructors to fuse basic kickboxing, yoga, and dance moves seamlessly with energy, proper transitions and intense flow.
Interval training in water is excellent for enhancing overall fitness, burning more calories, and creating scalable intensity. Boxing is so easy to perform while taking advantage of the properties of water. Build your own Boxing Interval class with appropriate timing for intensity, plus boxing for upper body power development.
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, and 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? (Lecture)
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.