Sweat. Sculpt. & ROCK in this cardio jam session inspired by the infectious, energizing, and sweat-dripping fun of playing the drums. You’re not listening to music, you ARE the music in this full-body workout that combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with yoga and Pilates-inspired movements.
What do you get when you combine techniques from Pilates, flexibility and fluidity from yoga, movements from Barre with your own bodyweight? One fantastic core conditioning and muscle-defining workout! Choreographed to inspiring music, experience an innovative and challenging group class, and leave with unique ideas to help your clients D’Fine the body!
Aeroropes is an exclusive training system designed by Lisa Gaylord, one of the country’s leading fitness experts. Aeroropes uses lightweight ropes designed to improve cardiorespiratory conditioning while developing and increasing muscular strength, power and endurance. This calorie-blasting workout places minimal stress on joints and is appropriate for all ages and fitness levels.
SA1D – BALLETONE™ – A DANCER’S WORKOUT FOR THE NON-DANCER
Beauty Meets Strength & Power, Fitness meets Balletone™! Join us for a dynamic, total body workout combining Pilates, barre, flowing ballet movements that improve posture, flexibility, balance, cardiovascular fitness, muscular endurance, and strength. Capture fitness and the inner dancer you never knew you had. Bring that ballerina back to life!
Dynamic flexibility increases range of motion, core temperature and nervous system activity, which prepare your body for enhanced movement and activities of daily living. Learn to apply a variety of flexibility/stretching techniques as a warm-up, recovery, and workout. Explore muscle movement in 3D planes of motion to enhance your clients’ mobility and abilities.
Knee osteoarthritis limits individual’s ability to walk, run, and participate in many activities. Unfortunately, many individuals are not given great options outside of rest, medications, and surgery. Discover why so many older adults have knee osteoarthritis and the most effective corrective exercises for improving your client’s knee and foot function.
The martial arts of Chi Gong and T’ai Chi can be taught as powerful mind-body, cross-training disciplines for fit participants looking for new classes on mainstream group fitness menus. Giving athletes supreme body control, cardio junkies the ability to dance mindfully while barefoot and type “A” individuals the opportunity to slow down and focus, T’ai Chi offers intensity usually unexplored in the Western world.
Functional movement, range of motion, and the ability to perform unassisted daily activities are linked to joint flexibility, soft tissue range of motion, balance, and agility. Explore options for aging populations in mobility and relaxation techniques including class design that’s unique and appealing for this fragile community.
Back by popular demand! Our wildly successful Class Design workshop BOGOF is back, bigger, better and going to leave you with a TON of ideas to keep you & your riders happy for a very long time. We will discuss member’s wants, needs and how to keep all types of riders happy in class. It’s all in the way you set it up!
Make a splash with Aqua Zumba®. This refreshing, invigorating ZUMBA® pool party includes many different Latin and International dance rhythms in a whole new way! Experience this unique workout that complements muscles and allows individuals, including those that are fit and those with physical limitations, to join the ZUMBA® experience!
Join Connie for the next functional-training evolution. Experience a Tabata-inspired water workout with dynamic interval sequences training strength, endurance, agility and flexibility. We will simulate athletic moves from sports such as football, tennis, and fencing to touchdown, volley and foil our way to fitness and fun for all levels.
Discover simple techniques that will help you and/or your clients consciously and subconsciously make better choices that affect weight and health. Striking visuals will be displayed that will have you thinking twice about the plates and glasses you use, as well as how accessible food is at home and work. (LECTURE)
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)
Become educated and motivated to discover better strategies to the methodology behind fitness programming. Explore scientific solutions to “fitness problems” and how to take the complexity of science and simplify the application. Create, comprehend, and construct for more successful fitness-program design and implementation. (LECTURE)
StairMaster® has created a formula that allows clubs and trainers alike to utilize any/all available equipment with unique interval protocols, resulting in endless options for Plug & Play workouts that are: Scientifically Sound, Results-Driven, Interactive, Scalable, Exciting & Engaging and Team/Community-centric! Plug in the details and PLAY!
Lead to Succeed: The Top 10 Tips to Maximize Your Mentorship and Resilience Skills™ with SGT Ken® is an incredibly informative and inspirational workshop that identifies the indispensable skills every person must possess to put passion into purpose, create connection, restore resilience and build relationships that will last a lifetime!
In every other HIIT program, music is an afterthought. STRONG by Zumba® combines HIIT with the science of Synced Music Motivation. Using only bodyweight, workout to music engineered to match every move. It’s not dancing or counting reps but feeling the beat to push students into a new level of intensity. Let It Sync In™. We’ll have Attendee Challenges and PRIZES!
After each Strong by Zumba® session, we invite you take part in our STRONG by Zumba® Challenge! (Push Up, Burpee, Squats, Planks)! WINNERS RECEIVE PRIZES! JOIN HERE.
Tabata GX™ is a revolution in HIIT training and wellness coaching. See how 30-minutes can lead you on a wellness journey that stimulates real change. Using the various timing protocols and intervals, and our signature TGX moves, you’ll experience a new way to challenge your students for maximum, sustained success.
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.
Pulse, Squeeze, Lengthen! Barre can be done anywhere with any equipment. Experience a new sense of balance and confidence using the Step 360 in your Barre class. Feel staple Barre exercises in a new way, discover exercises utilizing small equipment, and understand why adding a reactive challenge is the evolution in Barre training.
Baby boomers who are actively aging can be your most dedicated and inspiring clients and the MOTR™ is a fantastic tool for creating one on one and small group training for this population. Using the Balanced Body Movement Principles, you will learn engaging, flexible programming to keep your boomers fit and functional.
This tri-peak programming exposes the fitness rebel in you! Revel in a triple mix of clashing energy systems. Riot across three complexes mixing timed intervals, team pursuits, and drills designed to test power, strength, and balance. Break out of your ordinary circuit constructs and revolutionize the way you use functional equipment.
Pilates and Yoga are some of the most popular classes in group fitness today. Beachbody LIVE has created the perfect fusion with PiYo. You’ll perform a series of low-impact, high-intensity Pilates- and yoga-inspired moves to work every single muscle in your body all to the beat of the best music.
SA3H – STRENGTH TRAINING FOR LONGEVITY & VITALITY
Whether a personal quest or way to engage the fastest growing population segment, this workout presents effective training techniques for the 50+ population. Experience this Group Exercise Class using simple exercises and portable equipment for a total-body workout. It’s not how long or hard you train, it’s about exercising smart for longevity and vitality.
HIIT is here to stay, so keeping the workouts fresh is key. This workshop will provide protocols – supported by current HIIT research – that push your students to the max and keep them coming back for more. Walk away with coaching tips and motivating strategies to keep HIIT at the top of the leader board.
Music speaks to the soul, and sometimes music can make or break your class. Learn how to design playful playlists, how to edit songs simply, and how to include multi-generational music in your fitness classes, choreography and so much more!
This class simulates different sports ranging from tennis to volleyball in patterns unique to each athletic endeavor. Jeff uses a cognitive teaching method that is easy to simulate and very effective. It involves the ability to process information and learn a different way of cueing that achieves results with less words.
This profoundly researched presentation covers numerous topics, including the purposes of fat in the body, the role of fat for energy production and athletic performance, fat metabolism, gender differences in fat metabolism, health issues with fat and countless myths and misconceptions about fat. Leave with eight fabulous calorie-burning workouts and countless practical ideas to reduce fat. (LECTURE)
Foam rolling research has increased 400% over the last 10 years, and while this research is still in its infancy, foam rolling is beginning to gain the attention of the scientific community. Review the history and origins of foam rolling, current research studies, and the practical implications of these scientific efforts. (LECTURE)
It’s easy to attract clients, but how do you keep them? Holistic Health Practitioner Kimberly Garcia offers inspiring and effective tips on how to retain clients for 10+ years. She also will demonstrate how to expand from simple outdoor boot camps to owning a performance center producing over $450,000 annually. (LECTURE)
Looking for ideas for a new station in your Circuit class or Tabata Bootcamp? This session explores the basics of boxing through the use of bags, gloves, ropes, medicine balls and more. It has been proven that hitting a bag and focusing on combinations can provide relief from the aggression-filled issues that enter our lives. Experience a high-intensity level of training and enjoy one of the world’s most disciplined sports: Boxing.
Team-driven, five-event athletic challenge with your favorite functional training pieces! As a team, accumulate As Many Reps As Possible in each event & see how your team finishes. Qualifying teams (1st, 2nd, 3rd place) will be rewarded. This is not only a test of physical strength and stamina but of mental toughness and resilience!
Speedball is an intense, NON-STOP multi-directional conditioning program featuring the revolutionary SpeedBALL. Speedball Core introduces unique core exercises, balance, mobility, stability, and incorporates interactive partner training. The program can be performed in an existing conditioning class or seamlessly inserted into a personal training session.
This session is for all trainers looking to experience the philosophy of fascial care with the Rollga® roller combining mindful exercises that enhance strength, fascial health, through Eastern acupressure and reflexology, followed by western techniques of resistance training. You will not want to miss the latest methods for a pain free body!
Power has become the hot topic in indoor cycling. Measurement is motivation and when used properly it can help members of all fitness levels improve their fitness. Learn what POWER is, how to coach to it, how to use it to motivate in a variety of different ways. There is power in POWER!
Enjoy this fantastic workout with our Men of MANIA®! The pool will never be the same when you experience this tidal wave of energy and enthusiasm. Each one of our fantastic presenters will focus on one body part – the heart, lungs, legs, arms and abs in this tempest of creativity. Leave with flood of new ideas to make a splash Monday morning!
Explore today’s business benchmarks with a seasoned professional of 30+ years. Understand the industry’s trends and the importance they will play in the profitable year ahead. Muscle and function will not necessarily lead to revenue or cash flow. We will use our brains, not our brawn. (LECTURE)
If you want to improve your reaction time, agility, stamina or coordination, BoxMaster® is the opponent for you! With the ability to cater to all fitness levels, the BoxMaster® will excite greater participation in boxing-style fitness training and help boost your client/member retention with an entirely different way to get in shape!
CXWORX™ creates a stronger core in 30 minutes, which makes you better at all things you do, from everyday life to your favorite sports.
BODYATTACK™ is a high-energy class with moves that cater for all levels. We combine athletic movements with strength exercises to challenge your limits in a good way!
Push your class for their personal best with MAX INTERVAL TRAINING in a popular interval training workout: Insanity by Beachbody LIVE. This predesigned high-energy workout takes you through group-focused cardio drills, athletic conditioning, and explosive moves without any equipment. Experience a master class – the most INSANE way to workout.
Enter a dancer’s workout world for the non-dancer. Learn how to create a dynamic, total-body workout by combining Pilates, barre, and flowing ballet movements that not only improve posture, flexibility, balance, and strength, but also challenge your students to progress. Bring out the dancer in YOU and your students!
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.
Designed to be mobile, the hips and shoulders often lock up and create a cycle of improper movement patterns and injuries. Learn how to identify these patterns and address these areas using an advanced approach to myofascial release to optimize movement, prevent injury, and prepare the body to perform at its best.
Get ready to ignite your gluteals and legs. Learn how to improve muscular strength in the lower body while “breathing Connie’s F.I.R.E. (Focus. Isotonic Movement. Range of Motion. Empower) format” into your core by using water resistance. Examine anterior and posterior leg muscle groups during synergistic power movements that are not only fat-burning, but low-impact options, joint-friendly, and heart-warming fun!
It’s that time of day and you’re hungry! You want quick and tasty. Your body wants nutritious and sustaining. You want great ideas to satisfy your taste buds and your body’s nutritional needs. Learn to prepare yummy, healthy, easy-to-make snacks for every palate. Best of all, you get to take home the recipes! (LECTURE)
This state-of-the art lecture summarizes recently published research and science on the physiological effects of exercise in females. A comprehensive review of fat metabolism, hormones, caloric expenditure, and female physiology related to exercise will be discussed. Several new and highly effective resistance training and endurance workouts (from studies) will be introduced. (LECTURE)
PROJECT STEEL™ has reinvented steady-state training into a functional and motivational workout that keeps participants engaged to get cardiovascular results without the monotony of one-dimensional training. Featuring a dynamic warm-up, strength training, bodyweight conditioning and finishing with stretching and mobility, this non-intimidating class with unlimited variations will challenge your body in new ways!
Would you like to experience some of the most efficient core exercises on the planet? Come to this session and learn 4 completely different core combinations that can be easily implemented on Monday morning. Packed with critical cutting-edge core research, this session delivers amazing abdominal and back routines.
Crew Conditioning™ with SGT Ken® is an exciting four-event athletic challenge with WaterRower drills, plyometric exercises and calisthenics that require the assistance of other athletes, all designed to show you how team-building games will help you double your strength and stimulate your soul. Make your test today your testimony tomorrow!
By modernizing old-school aerobics and mixing it with HIIT training, HIGH Fitness pushes participants beyond what they imagine they can do! CONSISTENT fitness choreography and FUN music combined with INTENSITY leads to a hardcore, fun, group fitness class. HIGH Fitness can be taken HIGHer or modified for the beginner!
Our clients want to get the most bang for their buck. When it comes to cardiovascular fitness, group fitness instructors, and personal trainers need to deliver both aerobic and anaerobic drills. Learn and experience four 15-minute cardio segments with various anaerobic drills sprinkled throughout. Sweat and creativity guaranteed! Powered by Balanced Body.
Stability balls continue to stand the test of time as effective training tools for overall conditioning. Renew your love for stability ball training with this complete overhaul of innovative exercises and sequences. Add fresh ideas to your ball basics toolbox and experience the unique principles of training with the BOSU® Ballast Ball.
This is the modernized functional approach to Pilates training getting vertical. Classical Pilates primarily is performed on the floor with only several exercises focused on flexion. Discover how vertical extension promotes better flexibility, mobility, and strength. All exercises are based on the science of fascial movement. This session is a must for Pilates instructors looking for new and creative ideas.
Would your clients over 50 like to slow down the biological aging process? The right exercises can boost production of the hormones that add muscle and enhance performance of physiological systems affected by the aging process. Learn how to design workouts to help clients turn back the clock and find their fountain of youth.
When the music and coaching are spot on Rhythm Riding can be a magical experience. The RIGHT Rhythm ride doesn’t need smoke and mirrors or unnecessary distractions. Capture and captivate your riders the RIGHT way and provide your members with a memorable, results based, musically amazing cycling experience.
Combine mind-body with cardio intervals to make a class creative and effective. Using a 2:1 ratio, the “Zen” (90-seconds) includes yoga- and Pilates-inspired movements teamed with “Zenergy,” consisting of explosive, powerful rebounding, suspended, and neutral choreography within a single water fitness experience.
Active agers thrive in the water. Discover eight new 64-count choreography blocks of fun, low-impact aqua exercises for this growing population. These WATERinMOTION® Platinum-inspired routines, which you’ll take home in written form, are easy to master and teach, and they provide older adults with an engaging workout that improves cardiovascular endurance, balance, strength, and flexibility.
100 million Americans currently suffer with chronic pain per the American Academy of Pain Medication. This number includes many seemingly healthy and fit individuals. Join Kimberly Garcia to learn how diet adds to this growing concern and what you can do to be part of reducing this negative statistic. (LECTURE)
Boost your brain health! This informative and interactive session has ‘brain exercises’ that can help with memory retention, critical thinking skills, processing speed, and creative reasoning. This session includes basic neuroscience and activities that provide a mental workout to challenge cognition and train your brain. (LECTURE)
INSANITY® encourages training your inner athlete to Dig Deeper, push boundaries, and create new thresholds using timed intervals and short duration rests. You’ll understand how Max Interval Training works and how you can use it to create blocks of exercise and training that develop the athlete in your everyday life. *INSANITY Instructor Training Pre-Con Available* (LECTURE)
This cardio-boxing class uses the best asset in your studio: YOU! Combine the technique work of punching, method training, and core work ALL in one high-intensity class. If you like to move to the beat of the music, you will LOVE this workout, which not only burns up calories and works your body, but also trains your mind
The Axle is the barbell reinvented. Learn how to properly train midline core bracing with The Axle Barbell that lifts, rolls and pulls (with your feet!). The Axle Workout is derived from a system that pairs Olympic Lifting with midline (rolling) core bracing. Ultralight, collapsible and capable of adding any load, The Axle optimizes human movement.
Love abs classes?… then this workshop is definitely a must! Go beyond the regular crunch and dig deep into your core muscles to build a stronger midsection. Receive simple and effective protocols for safe movement patterns of the trunk utilizing small pieces of equipment. Your students and clients will move better and stronger.
In need of a great workout, but don’t have any equipment handy? NO PROBLEM! Through a series of formatted, sequential exercises, Manuel will get your body moving through all planes, without equipment, and with very little rest between segments. The results include efficient metabolic rate enhancement as the exercise intensity is close to the anaerobic work zone. Get strong using the most accessible piece of equipment you’ll ever have: YOUR BODY!
SA6D – LET THE BEAT DROP – POWERED BY BARRE ABOVE®
Music is a powerful tool that sets the tone for your class, increase students’ energy, and makes a lasting impact. Learn four ways to choreograph barre workouts to music in a one song per segment format and master cueing strategies to smoothly and efficiently move students through workouts that creates flow.
Experience a new and powerful way to train the core using the ThinkFit™ Trunk Integration Movement principles with a 3-dimensional approach. Expand your core training repertoire and experience how breath control stimulates a greater activation of the core and how breath and movement are linked in effective core training. Train the core as the power center for stability and movement. Powered by Balanced Body.
Is it possible to blend the ages of Millennials through Baby Boomers in your classes? YES, it can be done! Bridge the generational gap with effective and functional ways you can successfully have classes for ALL Fitness Ages and Levels.
Many students who have experienced classical Mat Pilates leave with back pain due to the amount of supine flexion and overuse of the hip flexors. In this session, you leave with functional exercises that promote flexibility and core strength in a safe and effective manner.
This exploratory session addresses foam rolling for the Active Ager. Self-care is increasingly important to incorporate into our daily activity to ensure that our body functions optimally. Get “on a roll” to explore safe methods of myofascial release, including self-massage, to manage reduced flexibility, accumulated injuries and decreased mobility and circulation for the 50+ market.
Schwinn Indoor Cycling meets Barre in a fusion program taking the country by storm. Amazing cardio combos on the bike flow into elongating, strength-based barre training on the floor using the bikes as barres. Finally, barre students work in the cardio and die-hard cyclists get the flexibility and elongation training their bodies crave.
Identify typical functional declines of the active aging population and ways to adapt your aquatic programming to create effective formats that will improve walking efficiency and general mobility. Gain a better understanding of how a well-designed format will increase confidence and decrease the fear associated with falling and muscular imbalances in active agers.
Slip into the pool and experience a relaxing blend of ancient movement forms (yoga and Tai-Chi) and more contemporary mind/body movement (Ai-Chi, Pilates, dance, aqua movement). You will journey to a place of deep physical and mental relaxation while practicing breathing techniques, centering, balance, core control, and free-flow forms. Float away refreshed and renewed.
In this captivating presentation, you will see and learn about the shocking amounts of sugar in some favorite foods. Learn why sugar is not so sweet for the mind, body, health and weight. Get helpful tips for reducing sugar intake, while keeping the diet satisfying and flavorful. (LECTURE)
Len scoured over 70,000 journals from around the world to bring you the best program designs to improve strength and hypertrophy. to present some exciting training programs. Learn about muscle regarding specific applications to training including muscle metabolism, training to fatigue, protein supplementation, and more. A must-attend for personal trainers seeking peak outcomes for their clients. (LECTURE)
Kim is known worldwide for her ability to achieve phenomenal results! Her client adherence is over 90%! This course helps you learn how to effectively implement tools to track lean body mass, basal metabolic rate and adequate recovery to deliver optimal outcomes! Learn their secrets to EXCELLENCE! (LECTURE)
StairMaster® has created a formula that allows clubs and trainers alike to utilize any and all available equipment with unique interval protocols, resulting in endless options for Plug & Play workouts that are: Scientifically Sound, Results-Driven, Interactive, Scalable, Exciting & Engaging and Team/Community-centric! Plug in the details and PLAY!
It’s a party and everyone is invited! Dance you way into a well-balanced and dynamic fitness class. The session will include tips on choreography sequencing, class song arrangement, several cueing tips, as well as adaptations for various fitness levels. Learn to make your dance class fun and welcoming to all.
Learn the background to traditional tenets of Buddhist meditation: from principles to prana to practices. Instead of learning just theory, we practice meditation to gain new pranayama skills & drills for you and your clients for both physiological and psychological benefits for mind and body.
#whoami? Get ready to write – not ride – in this business lecture from Schwinn designed to help you find your lane, define your values, craft your message and break through the clutter in this ever-changing fitness landscape. Walk away with the tools you need to become the marketing maverick of your own brand. (LECTURE)
SA7L – EBBS AND FLOWS OF AQUA EXERCISE: PANEL DISCUSSION
Explore the most current tips and trends in water exercise. This panel of industry experts addresses topics including aqua programming options such as HIIT, barre training and mind/body classes. Our presenters also expand upon water exercise scheduling variations, salary comparisons and certification requirements. Discussions on deck teaching approaches, arm placement (in and out of the water) and cueing techniques make for a lively review. Come with plenty of comments and questions and learn from aqua’s best! (LECTURE) THIS SESSION IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, and FREE REFRESHMENTS WILL BE PROVIDED!