May 3-5, 2024 • Caribe Royale Orlando

May 3-5, 2024 • Caribe Royale Orlando

FRIDAY, MAY 3, 2024

Bring your energy to kickstart MANIA® on Friday, May 3! With over 50 sessions on day one, you’re sure to get off to a great start. Take a look at the sessions listed below, choose your favorites, and plan your schedule for Saturday and Sunday accordingly.

Session 1: 7:30am-8:45am

Strike is a HIIT workout musically fusing MMA, Dance, PLYOmetrics, and body weight to give you the workout of a lifetime. Sweaty, Sexy & Strong take this journey and explore your inner ROAR if you dare!

Discover the untapped potential of mobility training. Integrate mobility into group sessions, enhancing client retention and results while boosting your revenue. Experience firsthand the movement sequences that unlock the body. Don’t miss out on this growing trend in the fitness industry. Join Ruston and stay ahead in the competitive market.

Leg day enthusiasts, this one’s for you!  Supercharge your lower-body training with effective programming for sculpting strong legs and glutes. Learn injury prevention, nutrition tips, and workout variations. Elevate your lower-body game and help your clients get amazing results! 

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.

Facilitating personal training in the water is a game-changer, and will give you the ability to transfer your group exercise aquatic skills into profitable personal training opportunities. This workshop provides you with multiple ways to intentionally program for your clients and deliver one on one training in the perfect environment of the pool. Give yourself the ability to double your income and maximize your expertise.

Are the bold claims of health headlines and the skimpy evidence of pseudoscience keeping you and your clients confused? In a world full of conflicting dietary advice, join our dietitian expert to explore current nutrition myths. Empower yourself with evidence-based knowledge for informed choices in an increasingly complex nutritional landscape.

Explore the secrets of opening and successfully managing a profitable boutique studio. This 40-year business owner shares her secrets to success. Loving what you do requires living with frustrations and failures. Discover ways to create loyal and productive teams, rise above inflation, and grow your business.

Session 2: 9:00am-10:15am

Seeking a change from choreography-based strength workouts?  WARRIOR Strength™ provides the perfect solution. It’s creative, FUN, easy to teach, and license free!  This program is tailored to fitness pros and class-goers who want to safely and smartly get sweaty and lift weights. Say goodbye to monotonous routines and hello to a fresh fitness approach.

This balance of cardio and strength fitness is chocked full of fun and folly.  Experience this successful senior program direct from Trilogy Adult Living Community which includes a variety of 9  circuit stations where participants target different muscle groups, customized for seniors with moderate and intense bursts of exercise.

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.

Say good-bye to back pain in this master-led class. Lower body mechanics can contribute to common pain complaints in the low back pain. Learn how to address these issues with your clients using guided muscle care, myofascial release methods, corrective exercises, and unique and effective stretching techniques

LaBlast® Splash is an aqua dance fitness program created by “Dancing with the Stars” pro, Louis van Amstel. Experience a diverse mix of famous ballroom dances set to your favorite music in the water. No partner needed! You will learn to Jive, Foxtrot, Viennese Waltz, Lindy Hop, Salsa & more!

Delve into the fascinating world of the mind and body with our workshop on alcohol’s impact. Explore its effects on the brain, liver, and overall health. Gain insights into moderation and make informed choices for a healthier, more mindful relationship with alcohol.

Personal Training has been stereotyped and stigmatized as a “hobby job” where burnout rates are HIGH and the chances of turning fitness into a career are low. Michael Hughes breaks down the 7 skills every trainer needs to know to create a long-term sustainable career in the fitness industry.

Session 3: 11:00am-12:15Pm

There’s a thin line between love and hate with Core Training! Tune up your teaching techniques, alter intensity variables and add innovation to standard exercises that train your clients and classes to love Core Training. Discover how mixing slow, controlled movements with speed and tempo changes will heighten body awareness, build core strength, enhance spinal stabilization and add challenge for your most demanding class participants.  

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 accommodating multiple demographics in a gym setting, this low impact workout provides total body sculpting for all participantsImprove strength, mobility and balance for clients of every ability.

Group instructors deal with low class attendance and burnout minimizing their passion and impact in classes. However, few understand the exact key to sweaty smiles, rave reviews, and sold out classes is in the psychology & system you bring to the workout! Create a replicable class experience without wasting energy.

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.

Exploding with choreo options, this workout lead by our team of experts, takes you on a water experience like no other.  Fresh combinations, expert cuing, new music and moves combine to leave you inspired and riding the wave of new combos. Leave with choreo notes perfect for your class revival Monday morning.   

Is sugar evil? Addictive? Worth it? Which is worse: sugar or fat? And what about snacks? Should it be fruit, or bars, or shakes? So many questions, and so little time before most people encounter their first (and sometimes fatal and final) heart attack. Get answers!

Take an insightful look at marketing, sales and growth and how they intertwine to expand your influence and financial success. Leave with practical solutions to grow, get more clients and expand your client base. Enjoy a candid conversation on what to watch out for and implement for guaranteed success as a Group Instructor, Personal Trainer and Business Owner and Manager.

Session 4 - LUNCHTIME SESSION 1: 12:30PM-1:45PM

If you choose this session, your lunch & expo break will be 1:45-2:45PM

Most workout programs take place in the sagittal plane with a focus on muscle splitting. This kind of programming massively misses out on the body’s full movement training potential. We have programmed a functional full body circuit workout that intentionally incorporates and balances out all three planes of motion.

Are you ready to unlock your foot potential? Step in and discover the functional foundations of your feet and toes. Join Vibram FiveFingers athlete, Maya Evans, in this workshop and workout to explore your foot strength, flexibility, and overall balance. All attendees have the opportunity to try on Vibram FiveFingers.

Give your water workout a PUNCH! Experience a truly unique workout to reduce fat, strengthen your core, and tone arms and legs while improving coordination and flexibility. This class is full of jabs, punches and kicks all in the water using Liquid Gym Gloves! Add Liquid Gym Acqua Tone Loops for the extra leg work to energize your whole body with less stress on your joints.

Unlock the six secrets to a longer, healthier life in this longevity workshop. Explore evidence-based practices to reduce premature mortality and enhance well-being. Dive into nutrition, exercise, stress management, and lifestyle changes that promote vitality and longevity. Empower yourself to live a fulfilling, extended life.

Session 4 - LUNCHTIME SESSION 2: 1:15PM-2:30PM

If you choose this session, your lunch & expo break will be 12:15-1:15PM

Embark on a skill acquisition journey with Yury, mastering movements like pistol, “sissy,” and dragon squat. Embrace Yury’s inclusive approach, suitable for all fitness levels. This series is an exploration of balance, strength, mobility, and proprioception, ensuring a rewarding experience for anyone on their fitness journey.

Warrior® Tai Chi Yoga and Qi Gong Fusion uniquely combines Tai Chi, Yoga and Qi Gong with powerful music designed to quiet the mind. Benefits of a regular practice range from increased flexibility, strength, balance and stress relief to rejuvenation, repair of structural and internal body systems and improved concentration.

The Selling Concept has been one of the most terrifying experiences for FitPros! It’s terrifying because we don’t understand it. Join Bob as he “strips-bare” the selling mystique by talking about Emotion, Value & Trust instead of traditionally aggressive sales tactics!

Session 5: 2:45PM-4:00PM

Fluid Core Fusion is the ultimate workout, combining cardio and strengthening segments. Learn specific movements that target the core muscles and dynamic cardio sequences to design your own non-stop cardio-core-strength programming. This session focuses on combining specific core muscle toning moves with functional and dynamic cardio segments to create a complete cardio-core-strength experience.

Join this total body workout to get your blood flowing & release those endorphins! Warm up stretches will get those kinks out of your body and put you on a path to creating lean muscle for your active aging & post-op recovery clients. Use the chair for core, leg, back and arm work variations to create amazing muscle activation and strength while incorporating modified, functional movements that will save your joints.

Experience the newest LaBlast® Fitness format, Kids Fitness…a perfect balance of dance, fitness and FUN, designed for children ages 5 and up. This ‘workout in disguise’ gets kids moving to dances like the Jive, Foxtrot, Viennese Waltz, Salsa & more! Change lives and share the gift of movement with the youth of the world!

Max out your Pilates Mat class with 10 authentic advanced exercises from the original repertoire.  Revisit Pilates principles and optimal alignment to understand what it means to be “advanced”!  Dissect each exercise and discover how to modify and progress movements for your intermediate to expert students.  Take your Pilates practice up a notch by safely and successfully adding challenges.

A new, fun, aqua program that fuses together the dance styles of Country Line Dance, Salsa, Cha-Cha,

Belly Dance, Swing, Samba, and Hip-Hop. Learn new dances and choreography that will keep you and

your clients engaged in a fitness routine that will greatly improve brain function, balance, posture and

most importantly, overall health.

Join this transformative workshop and unlock the secrets of building muscle while torching

unwanted fat. Explore science-backed strategies, personalized workouts, and nutrition tips to

achieve a balanced, strong, and lean physique. Elevate your fitness journey and build your

dream body.

Forgetting to follow up with people results in thousands of dollars left on the table. Generating, organizing, and following up with new leads is often neglected simply because there is no organization or process that feels easy and simple. Learn how to simplify and organize the process, so you never leave another prospective behind.

Session 6: 4:30PM-5:45PM

Join an inclusive workshop focusing on deep core and pelvic floor health for all genders.

Discover exercises and techniques to strengthen and support these vital muscle groups,

promoting better posture, balance, better bladder function, and overall wellness. Take control of

your core and pelvic floor health in this informative and empowering session.

The Warrior® Workout is an empowerment practice that is designed to teach you a very strong mind-body connection. It is a fusion of martial arts and functional fitness based on military training. Powerful music will drive you deeper into your practice. Quiet your mind, empower your body.

This workout combines everything (including the kitchen sink) to create complete chaos in your kickbox class. Using drills, weights, and quick power moves, this is sure to get your heart pumping and your mind and body working! Up your game and take your kickboxing program to the next level.

Anyone can do Chair Yoga, including traditional yoga practitioners! Come and experience the possibilities of introducing chair yoga in studios, at work, seminars or any place where getting onto the floor may not be practical. Enjoy the chair yoga alternative.

Are you looking to jump start your metabolic system with your students? Learn how to apply the scientific principles of interval training in the aqua environment. Learn the go hard, go easy approach sure to challenge all skill levels.

This session will discuss the importance of ensuring proper movement patterns when performing sports activities as well as when training with resistance. Evidence based strategies to protect from injury as well as optimize performance will be outlined.

Learn how to pay yourself what you deserve, plan for your future, and earn the rewards of your efforts. Whether a Personal Trainer or Club Owner, gain insights on making successful strategic business decisions home office deuctions, 50+ small business tax write offs, while writing & evaluating a sucessful business plan.

FREE Business Guides & Spreadsheet

Session 7: 6:00PM-7:00PM

Join the stars of MANIA® in this wild workout with the best in dance fitness. Have a blast with LaBlast®, Zumba®, Country Fusion®, Manuel Velazquez, Tani Haggard & Billie Wartenberg 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!

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 2025 SCW MANIA® Convention of your choice! 


Each 2024 SCW Fitness Idol Winner receives:

  • A slot as a presenter at a future SCW MANIA®
  • FREE SCW Online Certification of your choice
  • Coverage in a SCW Newsletter
  • 1-year FREE SCW OnDemand Membership

Dive into the essence of meditation in this transformative session. Beyond theory, experience traditional practices to master pranayama skills. Gain tools for immediate integration into your life, client sessions, and classes. Elevate mind and body with authentic techniques, unlocking both physiological and psychological benefits. Empower yourself and others with mindful living.

Relax and enjoy a glass of wine and connect with other fit pros! Explore cutting-edge strategies, emerging trends, and innovative technologies tailored for fitness professionals seeking long-lasting client impact and income. Let’s redefine your success and explore experiences of like-minded pros! All welcome! Please RSVP at the STANDOUT Fit Pro Booth.