Sunday, April 8, 7:00am-8:30am (Session 1)
SU1A – THE WARRIOR FIT GAMES
Bring the warrior in you to the competition in this effective and uniquely arranged obstacle course! A combination of exercises from the 1946 US Army Physical Fitness manual and athletic sporting events, this program can create the next American Ninja Warrior or CrossFit Games contender. Don’t miss your chance to thrive in the WARRIOR FIT GAMES!
SU1B – L.I.I.T.
Low Intensity Interval Training (LIIT) burns the same calories as a HIIT session but lasts an hour. Keeping the heart rate at a steady pace will effectively accommodate all fitness levels and age groups. Discover how to implement creative and inspiring intervals not as brutal as HIIT sessions! Incorporate both cardiovascular and muscular endurance to swap your next HIIT class with LIIT programming and watch your attendance soar. Leave with complete training protocols, full class outlines, and the ability to teach it Monday morning.
SU1F – BOSU® PILATES CORE POWER
Evolve your core training and take it to the next level. Fusing elements of Pilates, experience an integrated approach to moving from your powerhouse to total body strength, balance, and power. Tackle your complete core in 6 body positions and walk away with fun, functional, and unique ideas to add to your workouts.
SU1G – SUNDAY SHAKTI: #SPIRITUALBURPEES
Let’s give planks! Start off Sunday with an uplifting, spiritual combination of powerful music and movement to celebrate joy and happiness. Fuse mindful, barefoot floor and standing positions with T’ai Chi dance movements to generate a MANIA(r) community of gratitude. Rejuvenate this beautiful Sunday morning giving planks!
SU1H – MOVE ACTIVE AGERS WITH MUSIC
How old is too old to work out? Would you believe a 106-year-old participated in this program? And thrived?! Most students in this brain and body fitness program are between 70-100. Learn how YOU can reach active agers with amazing music, exciting choreography, and engaging instruments that motivate participants to think & move!
SU1K -HYDRO PLAYGROUND
Turn your pool into a playground. Fun and games in the water can bring joy and laughter to your classes when introduced with sensitivity and an inclusive approach. Get creative ideas for designing interactive play and learn methods to introduce students to a fun way of exercising and interacting with fellow class participants.
SU1L – MANAGING LIKE A ZEN MASTER
Managing people, schedules, budgets, and time can take its toll. Rediscover your center under pressure with simple tips, systems, and practices that will free your schedule, keep you calm, and assist you in empowering others to help before problems arise. Take away tools & tips you can implement immediately.
SU1M – WELLNESS FOR OPTIMAL AGING
This session will examine the multiple dimensions of wellness and the influence they have on aging. Physical fitness is important, but, it’s only one piece of the ‘wellness pie’. There are many things to consider when it comes to influencing the quality of life as we age. Join this discussion on how the dimensions of wellness can positively impact the health of body, brain, and spirit. (LECTURE)
SU1N – BECOME A GLOBAL SENSATION
Becoming a phenomenon isn’t rocket science. It’s not that we don’t know how to – it’s whether we want to put in the time, sweat, and sacrifice to make it happen. So, what are the steps and what are the pitfalls? Come learn to become the global version of YOU. (LECTURE)
Sunday, 8:45am-10:15am (Session 2)
SU2A – FLEXIBILITY + PERFORMANCE = WELLNESS
Partner-assisted stretching releases muscle tension and increases range-of-motion at the soft tissue level, which is part of recovery and performance enhancement. Using Yoga straps and stretches, we will address loosening tight hips, improving your range-of-motion and circulation, alleviating back pain, and more. Add this programming to your curriculum quickly and easily.
SU2B – LES MILLS GRIT® CARDIO & HIIT
GRIT® Cardio is a 30-minute high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workout that improves cardiovascular fitness, increases speed, and maximizes calorie burn. This workout uses a variety of bodyweight exercises and provides the challenge and intensity you need for fast results. Get education around HIIT and how it can benefit your members’ goals and increase retention.
SU2F – BEYOND BOOTCAMP BY HEDSTROM FITNESS
Use athletic drills worthy of the challenge and experience a bootcamp that is exhilarating, skill driven, and crazy creative. Take run of the mill bootcamp workouts above and beyond by offering unique stations, transitions that create an event, partner/team drills that provide community and friendly competition, and variations to last all year!
SU2G – WILLOW – 6PACK ABS, 6PACK MIND
75 minutes of combined meditation and various Interval workouts for a total mind / body experience that will refresh the body and stimulate the brain. Willow delivers an experience like no other; 6PACK Abs + 6PACK Mind.
SU2H – TRIGGERPOINT™: GRID® LOCK FOR CORE TRAINING
Confused about how core training is different from abdominal training? Get on the GRID® and discover integrated movements that strengthen and stabilize the core. Learn how to coach clients through this comprehensive core training session to help create a stronger core, boost agility and increase flexibility, all while improving your client’s back health.
SU2K -SPIRITED® SURF 2
Spirited® offers you 20-minute sections of cardiovascular strength and flexibility for shallow water aquatic training. Learn to train the body in 60 minutes taking advantage of the discussion on the physical and metaphysical vibrational qualities of water.
SU2L – 9 MONTHS: A LIFETIME IMPACT
With researchers deeming maternal inactivity “the greatest global health crisis in the 21st century,” proper prenatal movement is more important than ever. Learn the latest research and evolving international guidelines, and take away simple, yet powerful tips that can make the biggest difference for your expecting clients – and their babies! (LECTURE)
SU2M – TRENDS IN FITNESS PROGRAMMING
This presentation examines societal factors that will drive our businesses to success in 2018. Customer experience, programming, technology, and electronic influences are keys to our fitness future. To unlock potential, we examine implementation, experimentation, and systematization of fads and trends. Review the best practices of various companies inside and outside of the fitness industry. (LECTURE)
SU2N – STABILITY & SECURITY: YOUR PILATES CAREER
You can’t offer the finest Pilates classes in the world without the best staff of trainers! Learn how Club Pilates can provide you with security, career growth, longevity, and stability within your fitness career. Join us and discover your career as a Club Pilates Fitness Instructor. (LECTURE)
Sunday, 11:15am-12:45pm (Session 3)
SU3A – GROUPX STARTS & STOPS
Motivate and inspire your participants with simple warm-ups and unique cool-downs that start and stay on the musical phrase. Discover creative ways to warm-up for Bootcamps and HIIT classes. Learn how to update traditional exercises with simple add-on sequences. Join Jeff as he teaches you how to construct cool-downs that are dedicated to leaving your class ready to come back for more. There’s no stopping you as you take your skills to the next level.
SU3B – HIGH FITNESS: BIGGER, BETTER, HIGHER!
HIGH Fitness takes aerobics and pushes it to be Bigger, Better and HIGHer! With simple fitness choreography, FUN music, the INTENSITY of interval training and a CONSISTENT formula, HIGH Fitness is a hardcore, fun, group fitness class. HIGH Fitness is built on the foundation of community – everyone is welcome and everyone gets results!
SU3F – KIBO & KARDIO KOMBAT™
KIBO the ultimate self-protection and fitness training system using a hybrid of martial arts and boxing. It’s the most important fitness program you’ll ever take…and teach. KARDIO KOMBAT™ Experience authentic martial arts and boxing techniques set to the hottest music! Both programs developed by 8th degree Black Belt, Lisa Gaylord.
SU3G – RESTORATIVE YOGA: PROP-FREE!
Oftentimes the powerful practice of restorative yoga requires a plethora of special equipment … until this workshop with Whitney! Discover Self-Awakening Yoga®, a therapeutic technique that creates restoration and rejuvenation through inquiry. Release tension, open joints and quiet your mind in this floor-based practice created by Don & Amba Stapleton.
SU3H – BALANCE FOR BOOMERS AND BEYOND
Seated exercises provide a great opportunity for improvements in strength and flexibility and provide a rehearsal effect for exercise progression. Once these initial goals have been accomplished, add standing exercises to more effectively train for function and balance. It’s the perfect equation for success in older adult group fitness classes. In addition to demonstrating exercise progressions, various training tools will be introduced to heighten the opportunity for improving strength, function, and balance.
SU3K – AQUA TEAMHIIT
Are you a sports fanatic and love the feeling of working with a team? During the AQUA TEAMHIIT workout, you will be shown how working in teams doing sport type movements, that are safe for all levels using the water, will challenge and inspire not only you, but also, the team around you. You will get to unleash your competitive side and really have the team and athletic feel to the workout!
SU3L – FOODS FOR OPTIMAL HEALTH
Learn which scientifically proven foods should be consumed on a daily basis for optimal, sustainable health and wellness, and discover how much to incorporate into our daily diet. This evidence-based lecture provides you with all the specifics as well as an easy-to-implement, simple tool to help your clients optimize their dietary choices.
SU3M – 10 KEY RULES FOR LONGEVITY
The increasing life expectancy has generated intense focus on the biological mechanisms of old age and longevity. In this research-driven presentation, Len unveils the 10 key rules to slow down aging, extend lifespan, and live optimally. If you work with a mature population, this lecture will give you inspiring new interventions to share with these clients. (LECTURE)
SU3N – THE HAPPINESS EQUATION
Your fitness career can evolve in many ways, but few may offer you real happiness. In a fitness world where pressure to do more, to be more, is relentless, understanding your happiness equation is key. Learn how to evaluate your inner desires and become the very best version of you. (LECTURE)
Sunday, 1:00pm-2:30pm (Session 4)
SU4A – THE WARRIOR® EXPERIENCE
Find your inner Warrior. This Experience provides essential tools to stay in alignment and deal with emotions in daily life. From Warrior Workouts to Moving Meditations™, our practice teaches participants how to shift energy throughout the day, enhance and improve emotional well-being, and experience more joy on a regular basis.
SU4B – CORE TRAINING: FUNCTIONAL OR DYSFUNCTIONAL?
It’s likely 9 out of 10 clients could have dysfunction in their deep core muscles, especially female clients who have had children. Learn the keys to improving core function in your clients to unlock their strength, prevent injuries, and improve their quality of life! (LECTURE)
SU4F – GROUP EXERCISE INSTRUCTOR? CORRECTIVE EXERCISE
Group Exercise Instructors: You are at the forefront of our industry and increasing numbers of individuals are seeking out your classes. Unfortunately, many exercises are creating chronic tightness/discomfort. Discover common exercises that contribute to tightness and discomfort and how simple changes in alignment, control, and cuing can make all the difference.
SU4G – STRONG MIND | STRONG BODY
Have you or one of your clients ever felt mentally stuck? In this presentation, learn how the mind and body work as one to help you reach your health goals. The TEAMHIIT workout will show you how working in teams and coming together mentally during fast-paced cardio and circuit training workouts will help you accomplish anything physical.
SU4H -CORRECTIVE EXERCISE FOR THE PROBLEM SHOULDER
The shoulder is one of the most problematic joints in the body, yet one of the most mobile. Personal Trainers coach “put your shoulders down and back”, but is this always best? Examine the anatomy behind common shoulder injuries and learn a new perspective on corrective exercise program design.
SU4K – AQUA YOGA FLOW
Slip into the pool and experience a relaxing yoga-inspired aqua session. You will journey to a place of deep physical and mental relaxation while practicing breathing techniques, vinyasas and balance postures. Come and wash away the day’s tension and stress. You will float away refreshed, renewed and calm.
SU4L – SELF-CARE 101: SMALL STEPS
In this age of overdoing, not having enough time, and leading stressful lives, we need simple techniques to help us improve our own self-care. Discover practical tricks and tips that can be put into practice in less than 5 minutes a day that address dietary issues, sleep, and improved communication to help you and your clients stay centered and balanced. (LECTURE)
SU4M – EIGHT BEST ANAEROBIC CIRCUIT PROGRAMS
Based on scientific studies by Dr. Len Kravitz and colleagues, experience a multi-media journey on the physiology of anaerobic conditioning and the unique responses to various circuit-training protocols. Learn 8 original HIIT-Circuit, Cluster-HIIT-Circuit and Peripheral Heart Action programs and why they work. A must-attend for personal trainers to optimize their clients’ workout experience. (LECTURE)
SU4N – APP-etite for Wellness
Have a smartphone? Explore ideas on how to use your digital device not only to connect socially, but also stay connected to your best self for enhanced well-being and productivity. Learn to hack some technological tips, plus discover great apps for productivity, brain waves, heartbeat, and binaural beats that enhance healing and recovery. (LECTURE)