Grab a seat and experience the latest in chair fitness. Inspired by “Dancing with the Stars,” this motivating dance fitness class blends ballroom dancing and gentle weight training. Siimple, easy-to-follow patterns are designed specifically for the active aging population. Like all LaBlast® formats, LaBlast® Chair Fitness can be adapted for all levels. Whether you prefer to dance standing up and using the chair for balance, or seated the whole time, you’ll surely have a blast!
As our clients age or reach new levels of ability, the way they strength train becomes exponentially important. Learn how to create a smart, solid, and safe program of hypertrophy success that focuses on strengthening primary and accessory musculature through density & volume!
Based on the most up-to-date research in myofascial stretching, joint mobility and muscle maintenance is the key! This session provides a comprehensive four step approach to help minimize muscle pain, improve joint health and maximize physical performance for life and sport.
All ages and abilities can Just Beat It? It’s a FUN way to exercise the entire body and a powerful tool for stress reduction and mental balance. Use steps and drumsticks to really feel the rhythm of this challenging workout. Come experience the joy of music, movement, and rhythm and feel like a rock star!
Leave your high-heeled platforms at home and strap on those water slides for a little disco and a splash. Bring in the funk with this low impact, high energy dance class to l stimulate your brain and challenge your muscles. Take a dive at our disco party!
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)
Attract more, offend less. Avoid ageism examining the expectations of our customers, and the impact it has on the opportunities for you and/or staff. Discover unsuspecting language and images that may suggest age discrimination and lead the way toward change. (Lecture)
Programming for active aging clients does not have to be boring! Incorporating a variety of types of exercise blended with functional training offers a chance to wow your clients. Walk away with fun, challenging workout sequences that will increase their quality of life.
Move like a beauty while going full beast mode with Yoga Power Bar! Two worlds collide with creative yoga flows mixed with force and power! Elements in this session will include stretching, strengthening, core work, and more!
This workshop will empower those with limitations to find creative ways to move through TaiChi. Explore ways of moving through an adaptive approach using the ancient discipline of Yang style TaiChi. Learn how to implement this process and provide programming to progress and egress through assisted movement.
Kickboxing with a twist and a little shake. In this class you will kick and punch your way through a fat blasting total body toning workout. The music will have you flowing through a non-stop workout with heart pumping dance jams.
Swim up to the barre for a true poolside playground! This low impact, full-body workout has a high impact on range of motion, posture and mindfulness. Join Rosie and learn how to create a fusion class that meets the needs of your multi-level clients, Serve up a cocktail of yoga, barre and joint mobility.
Menopause Symptoms are either hurt or helped with exercise. Identify 34 major symptoms of menopause, 13 supported by exercise, and dive deep into the research on 7 unique symptoms you can improve. Learn how to identify these obstacles for participation and turn them into marketing to grow business and client transformation. (Lecture)
Stretching is an integral part of any exercise program, yet there is immense inconsistency and uncertainty surrounding the practice. Join our panel of experts as they discuss both the art and the science of flexibility training and specific routines that will allow your clients to develop maximal strength gains safely and quickly. (Lecture)
“Pre-Hab so you don’t need to Re-Hab”. This class will help members improve mobility, sit, stand, reach & practice daily activities to enhance their quality of daily life. Pre-Hab will focus on key moments to improve strength, stability, balance, and more! Pre-Hab IS “Pre-Fab”!
Coaches, are you ready to challenge your clients with advanced but effective core training dynamics?. In this workshop, learn how to target the core without doing a single crunch and take your client’s core training into a higher gear!
In this workshop, address the best way to protect the shoulder which is one of the most frequently injured and complex joint systems in the body. Delve into why and how to train the shoulders for maximum strength and flexibility avoiding injury and accelerating performance.
Create 3, quick, efficient and intense workouts in limited time, that are age and intensity-appropriate. Using circuits and excellent coaching techniques, you can design classes or small group training programs that attract clients who want and will pay for results-based offerings.
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 under-arm 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.
Looking to remain sharp as a tack? The risk of dementia snowballs as we age so it’s time to understand how cognitive function changes, why the brain atrophies, which diets and supplements affect the brain, and more. We will also look at which biomarkers are changed through exercise to show an improvement in brain health.(Lecture)
Learn the 4 C’s of Wellness Programming to support a growing business model that generates ancillary revenue. Explore wellness programs incorporating lifestyle education through live, virtual and hybrid memberships. Attract the non-exercisers, new exercisers, fear filled Americans who are afraid to join a gym. (Lecture)
As we age, joint range of motion is lost affecting the ability to move our joints correctly and our bodies freely. Learn simple fascia-focused techniques to increase joint range of motion, decrease edema, support positional awareness, and improve balance. Examine percussive recovery tools, foam rollers, and textured balls to perform quick releases for our clients.
Working with clients with injuries, compensations, or new in their fitness journey? This part workout and part lecture session will cover proven strategies of Low Impact Training. Bringing intensity and results to your clients’ workouts with joint friendly strength, cardio, & LIT training methods.
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.
Come tone and sculpt your body where the club meets fitness. If you love moving and miss dancing in the club until the lights come on then this class is for you. Improve the body through this non-stop rhythmic repetition of dance and exercise.
Join the newest Aqua Craze! We all know the many benefits of running, so now is the time to take your workouts to a new depth! This cardio/strength water workout will combine high-intensity and low-intensity exercises with little impact while strengthening muscles and improving joint function. Combine running, traveling, Tabata intervals, strength, and more!
When it comes to weight loss, people love the promise of a miracle diet that will lead them to the body of their dreams. These miracle diets can lead to a nightmare of issues and send clients down a path of failure. There’s hope with anti-diet coaching. Learn techniques to coach your clients away from fad diets and toward sustainable results. (Lecture)
Join Bob, “The Green Thumb” at making money, as he reviews 15 of the 22 DNA components that will help you establish, strengthen, and grow your fitness business. By using “Real Life” Case Studies, review cost-effective and results-driven strategies that will increase your income and reinforce the value of your business. (Lecture)