PRESENTERS N-Z


DR. EVAN OSAR

Dr. Evan Osar is an internationally recognized speaker, author, and expert on assessment, corrective exercise, and functional movement. Dr. Osar has authored Corrective Exercise Solutions and The Psoas Solution and has developed the industry’s most advanced training certifications: Integrative Corrective Exercise Instructor™ and Integrative Movement Specialist™. With his wife, Jenice Mattek, he created the Institute for Integrative Health and Fitness Education™, which provides live and on-line educational resources for the health and fitness professional that specializes in working with the older adult population.


Andrew Page

ANDREW PAGE

Andrew Page is a strength & conditioning coach for NBA players in NYC and the co-founder of The Axle Workout. While researching new training modalities, he began coupling Olympic Weightlifting exercises with rolling core exercises to create a metabolic effect that simulated “on court” workload. Andrew realized these training techniques would benefit athletes of all levels – and The Axle was born.

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ANDY PARRISH

Andy has been involved in fitness his entire life. He loves the benefits it has brought to him and is passionate about giving the gift of fitness and its benefits to others. He is a trainer and presenter for LES MILLS GRIT™, BODYATTACK®, and BODYPUMP®. He also teaches CXWORX® and RPM®. He assesses all the programs he teaches except for RPM®. Andy has certifications from ACE and AFFA, and previously worked as a NASM CPT for 4 years.

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SYLVIE PATRICK

Originally from France, Sylvie is a bilingual Master Instructor for Power Plate and a Senior Master Trainer for TriggerPoint™ specializing in whole body vibration and functional training. Certified through NASM, ACE and OPT, her goal is to provide health professionals with the knowledge and tools to become confident, successful trainers. Sylvie is passionate about empowering her clients to maintain or discover optimum health and travels the world educating and assisting in the implementation of new training programs and technologies.

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DAN RITCHIE

Dan Ritchie has a broad background in the fitness industry including training and management in commercial, for-profit, not for-profit, and educational facilities. Expertise in personal training for special populations: athletes, stroke recovery, Parkinson’s, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, Fibromyalgia, Alzheimer’s, etc. He has also worked on state funded research on exercise for severe dementia Alzheimer’s type. He regularly presents at national and regional conferences and has been active on committees for the American College of Sports Medicine.


JANI ROBERTS

Jani Roberts is the Founder and Creative Director of RED Warrior Nation, a health, fitness and wellness company that helps participants redefine what they believe they are capable of achieving. Jani has over 35 years of experience in the industry. She specializes in health and wellness related services, products, and preventative health education. She has presented nationally and internationally at IDEA, SCW, CANFIT PRO, AAAI, and EMPOWER Events, among many others. ACE, AFAA, NASM certified.


KELI ROBERTS

Keli has been inducted into the National Fitness Hall of Fame and is a Schwinn® Master Trainer. She is the recipient of the IDEA International Fitness Instructor of the Year and OBOW ECA award for Best Use of Equipment, Best Female Presenter, and Lifetime Achievement Award. As SCW Faculty and an ACE Master Trainer, Keli is known for her acclaimed workshops worldwide. Her award-winning videos demonstrate her exceptional teaching skills. Keli is ACSM HFS-certified and holds certifications through AFAA, ACE Group Fitness, ACE Gold Personal Trainer, and Level 1 Precision Nutrition.

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YURY ROCKIT

Yury exudes fitness versatility as a land and aqua certified group fitness instructor, personal trainer, mindful movement and meditation specialist, certified life coach and a world-renown continuing education provider. Yury won the SCW Instructor of the Year Award for 2016 and has appeared in internationally selling instructor training videos for specialty groups including active aging and the workout series for NBC’s “The Biggest Loser.” Yury is CEO and owner of Ki Mind Body Studio in Hanoi, Vietnam.

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SKYLER RODGERS

Skyler is the creator of Skybeat® Dance Fitness, which is an Equinox regional signature program in Miami, FL. He is trained in various dance techniques and has a BFA in Dance. Skyler was a principal skater with Disney On Ice. He also created Skybeat Kids, a kid-friendly Skybeat® class.


LYNZE SCHILLER

Lynze has a varied background in aerial acrobatics, fitness and modern dance. She studied modern dance at Marymount Manhattan, trained extensively with the Limon Dance company and is an international brand ambassador for Speedball Fitness™. Her biggest passion is for aerial arts, having taught Cirque Du Soleil’s Jukari Fit to Fly. Her aerial and dance background has led her to become a strong, sought-out barre instructor. Other passions include serious training in boxing, samurai sword work and indoor cycling.


Erin Scott

ERIN SCOTT

Erin is a Master Trainer for Beachbody, providing ACE, AFAA, and NASM continuing education in the southern United States. She has served as master presenter of collegiate conferences such as Southeast Collegiate Fitness Expo, Gulf Coast Fitness Expo and EVOLVE Fitness Symposium. Erin received her Biology degree from Virginia Tech and is a former neuroscientist with Harvard Medical School and MIT. Erin is passionate about lifting others up to see their fullest potential through fitness.

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JEFFREY SCOTT

Jeffrey is an International Fitness Presenter, Schwinn Lead Master Trainer, Reebok Master Trainer and Area Group Fitness Manager for Equinox Fitness Clubs. With more than 20 years of experience in the Health and Fitness industry, Jeffrey has conducted training workshops in over 15 countries around the world and is recognized as a top fitness educator, instructor and personal trainer who is known for his creative choreography and motivational teaching.

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TRICIA SILVERMAN, RD, LDN, MBA

Tricia is a registered dietitian and the 2016 SCW Fitness MANIA® Boston Idol Winner. She specializes in employee/group wellness seminars and programs. She is a Wellcoaches-certified wellness coach, an AFAA-certified group fitness instructor, an ACE-certified personal trainer, and she is certified in Barre through SCW and Barre Above™. Her program, Collide, is a unique combined nutrition and exercise series. She has an MBA and teaches Nutrition Entrepreneurship and Healthy Aging at Northeastern University.

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PJ STAHL, MA, CSCS

PJ Stahl, MA, CSCS, is the creator and director of PROJECT STEEL™, a Power Systems Master Coach and a Reebok & ReebokONE Elite Ambassador. He utilizes over 20 years of experience and numerous certifications in the industry to provide an elite level of service. PJ is the co-owner and head coach of LOCK BOX FITNESS & PERFORMANCE CENTER in Los Angeles, CA. He is also the co-owner and founder of FORMfirst, a fitness app-building company.

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Helen Vanderburg

HELEN VANDERBURG

Helen is the owner of Heavens Elevated Fitness Club and Fusion Fitness Training™ in Calgary. She is the recipient of many industry awards, including the 2005 IDEA Instructor of the Year, 2015/ 2013/ 2006/1996 CanFitPro Presenter of the Year and an elite athlete as a former World Champion synchronized swimmer and honored member of the Sports Hall of Fame. Helen is a master trainer and educational program developer for Schwinn, BOSU, and Total Gym and the author of Fusion Workouts.

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MANUEL VELAZQUEZ

Manuel is a proud Faculty Member for SCW Fitness Education and a WATERinMOTION® National Trainer. He is a valued trainer for BOSU®, Tabata Bootcamp and Barre Above. and a recipient of the NYC All-Around International Presenter of the Year award and has been presenting at fitness conferences worldwide for over two decades. Manuel is a continuing education faculty member for SCW, ACE, AFAA, ACSM, AEA and WATERinMOTION® and stars in over 50 Fitness Instructor Training Videos. He is also RYT-200 Yoga certified and an AFAA Team Pro and Examiner. Manuel is a former Lead Instructor at the Golden Door Spa in Puerto Rico and now is a head instructor at Rancho La Puerta in Tecate Mexico (outside of San Diego).

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CONNIE WARASILA

Connie is the choreographer for WATERinMOTION®, a faculty member with SCW Fitness Education and is certified by ACE, AEA, AFAA, Yoga Fit, Schwinn, Reebok Cycle and Moms in Motion. She has been awarded the Aquatic Exercise Association’s Fitness Professional of the Year award and is a published author in various trade publications. She has over 30 years of teaching experience in the U.S. and abroad and is presently teaching in Northern Virginia. She has traveled around the world presenting new and creative workshops to make fitness more accessible, professional and fun.


BILLIE WARTENBERG

Billie has 28+ years of experience in the fitness industry. She won the 2016 SCW Fitness Idol Competition and is an SCW-certified Personal Trainer and Group Exercise Instructor. Billie has a BA from Grand Canyon University and is a Master Trainer for Barre Above™, Tabata Bootcamp™, and LifeTime Fitness. As a former competitive cheerleader, Billie brings high-energy, enthusiasm, and encouragement to her classes. She is also a U-Jam Instructor and the Fitness/Wellness Manager at Trilogy Orlando.

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AMBER ZENITH

Amber is the co-owner/creator of HIGH Fitness LP, a group fitness format that’s taking the fitness world by storm with its modernization of old school aerobics mixed with HIIT training. Amber’s passion for fitness began watching her mom do aerobics. This led to a successful career in fitness and the creation of HIGH Fitness. Amber runs HIGH Fitness with co-owner Emily Nelson, and they travel North America certifying HIGH instructors and spreading their love of group fitness.

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Melissa Zurcher

MELISSA ZURCHER

As a Guru for HIGH Fitness LP, a group fitness format that is quickly taking the fitness world by storm with its modernization of old school aerobics, Melissa has extensive experience training new instructors and delivering wellness presentations to professionals. She began her fitness journey in 1997 and has not stopped since gaining much success and recognition in the industry.

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