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Exclusively from SCW, Live Stream Certifications, Webinars & Events from the comfort of your own home with Zoom, an easy, reliable platform for video and audio conferencing across all types of devices. With SCW and Zoom, you get the benefits of a Live SCW Event (Certifications, Webinars, etc.) – participating in real time with live access to a renowned instructor while participating from the comfort and convenience of your own home!

Free Webinars

SCW FREE Webinar: “Shredding” for the Summer

with Sara Kooperman, JD, Dr. Jonathan Mike, PhD, Siri Chilazi, MBA, MA & Sohailla Digsby, RDN, LD

TUESDAY, May 31
7pm-7:45pm EST
6pm-6:45pm CST
5pm-5:45pm MST
4pm-4:45pm PST

As Summer approaches many clients are focused on cutting down for the beach, weddings, or even family trips. This is not inherently bad but can often lead to unhealthy and unsafe habits. Join our panel of experts as they dissect how we can “appease” our clients with results but also guide them to long term, sustainable weight loss, and overall health.

Sara Kooperman, JD is the CEO and owner of SCW Fitness Education & WATERinMOTION®.

Dr. Jonathan Mike, teaches in the sports performance program at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, AZ. He’s been a strength and conditioning coach at major division 1 Universities, in the private sector, and has spoken at over 45 events including NSCA, ISSN and others. Jonathan has authored peer-review scientific publications and has written 11 book chapters on sports nutrition & S&C. He is a sought-after presenter nationally & internationally.

Siri Chilazi, has an MBA from Harvard Business School, a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School, and a BA in Chemistry and Physics from Harvard College. She is a Research Fellow at the Women and Public Policy Program and is a recognized expert in promoting gender equality. Siri is a master trainer for Cardio Yoga® and RAQ THE BARRE® by RAQISA®, and her other specialty certifications include Pilates, Barre Above® and Balletone®.

Sohailla Digsby is a registered dietitian, author, and developer of the life-changing 52-day Best Body Countdown program for gyms to provide the missing piece of the fitness puzzle: nutrition with accountability. With over 20 years of experience as a fitness pro and RD, Sohailla provides nutrition coaching and runs an online membership-based group that’s not just about the weight you lose, but the life you gain! She has authored three books to help fitness professionals guide their clients to their goals and maintain their Best Bodies. 

We will address the following topics:

  • How do you approach the subject of clients wanting to accelerate weight loss for the summer?
  • What would you change for a client to increase weight loss?
  • Having a better developed stomach is often a focus for these clients, what ways can we improve their core?
  • What factors can you adjust outside of your normal 1-on-1 or group workouts?
  • How can we keep the focus on overall long-term health when your clients are weight-obsessed?

SCW FREE Webinar: Ageing Gracefully

with Sara Kooperman, JD, Ann Gilbert, Sue Grant & Christian Thompson, PhD

TUESDAY, June 7
7pm-7:45pm EST
6pm-6:45pm CST
5pm-5:45pm MST
4pm-4:45pm PST

The United Nations General Assembly declared this the “Decade of Healthy Ageing” with the overall goal of assisting our older generation with living longer and healthier lives. Join our panel of experts as they discuss the limitations and struggles faced by our active agers and analyze how we can assist these individuals in living more active and independent lives.

Sara Kooperman, JD is the CEO and owner of SCW Fitness Education & WATERinMOTION®.

Ann Gilbert is an owner and operator of Shapes Fitness for Women, in the Tampa Bay area. She was awarded ACE / IHRSA Personal Trainer of the Year and has been a popular speaker at Club Industry, SCW MANIA®, IAFC and IHRSA Conventions for decades. Ann acts as an education expert for SCW Fitness Education teaching the following Certifications: Active Aging, The Fundamentals of Aquatic Fitness, The Fundamentals of Group Fitness, WATERinMOTION®, and S.E.A.T.

Sue Grant has been an expert in older adult fitness since 2003. Her wide experience includes the creation of the Older Wiser Workout exercise DVD series and Fit Tips for Pros, an online library for instructors in older adult fitness. She has presented live workshops and webinars for IDEA, ICAA, the Functional Aging Institute, Gray Institute, and the Center for Successful Aging, among others including the YWCA and Rancho La Puerta. Sue is a Fellow of Applied Functional Science through Gray Institute and a Certified Master Instructor for FallProof™ Balance and Mobility.

Christian Thompson, PhD is an Associate Professor in the Department of Kinesiology at the University of San Francisco, an affiliate researcher in Neurology at UCSF Medical Center, and the owner of Thompson Fitness Solutions, LLC.  He has published scientific articles on exercise programming for older adults in peer-reviewed journals such as Translational Journal of the ACSM, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, and Journal of Applied Research

We will address the following topics:

  • What are the most common limitations you see when working with active agers?
  • What is your primary training focus when working with older adults?
  • How can you work with those who have had a chronic illness or surgery?
  • How can we provide assistance to those who may not be able to attend a gym?

SCW FREE Webinar: All the Applications of Aqua

with Sara Kooperman, JD, Mac Carvalho, Billie Wartenberg & Rosie Malaghan, MS

TUESDAY, June 14
7pm-7:45pm EST
6pm-6:45pm CST
5pm-5:45pm MST
4pm-4:45pm PST

Many athletes and regular exercisers suffer from injuries due to consistent high impact workouts without properly cross training. It’s no secret that aquatic exercise is a great low impact way to improve multiple different facets of fitness including, conditioning, strength, and balance. However, it is often associated with active agers, and instructors can often struggle getting younger clients in the pool. Join our panel of experts as they cover the many ways aqua exercise can improve your health and wellness and how we can leverage that to expand our demographic.

Sara Kooperman, JD is the CEO and owner of SCW Fitness Education & WATERinMOTION®.

Mac Carvalho has over 10 years of fitness experience & 18+ years of dance experience, this New Bedford, MA native is no stranger to movement. He has been featured in instructor choreography releases for POP Pilates, WATERinMOTION®, and is featured on the HIGH Fitness Live App. He hopes to spread his sparkle and enthusiasm to help make fitness achievable, accessible, and attainable for all!           

Billie Wartenberg has over 28 years of experience in the fitness industry. She was awarded SCW Fitness Idol in 2016 and holds personal training and group exercise instructor certifications through SCW. She earned a BA from Grand Canyon University and is a master trainer for Barre Above™ & Tabata Bootcamp™. Billie draws on her experience as a former competitive cheerleader to bring high energy, enthusiasm, and encouragement to her classes. She is also a U-Jam Instructor and the Fitness/Wellness Manager at Trilogy Orlando.

Rosie Malaghan, MS, ERYT-200,  has over 15 years of experience teaching and counseling, virtually and live,  fitness, yoga, leadership, and organizational development. Rosie holds a Masters of Science degree in Human Development and served as an adjunct faculty member at the University of Rhode Island. She is an ERYT and C-RYT, ACE CPT, Fitness Nutrition Specialist, and holds several SCW certifications. Rosie currently serves on the Fitness Team at Trilogy Orlando, an active aging community in central Florida.

We will address the following topics:

  • What are some of the biggest trends you see in water exercise?
  • What are some different training styles you can incorporate into your aqua classes?
  • How can we sell training using the pool to new clients?
  • How can we “cross train” or clients with aqua exercise to provide benefits of a low-impact workout?
  • How can we design our classes to cater to a wide range of fitness levels?

SCW FREE Webinar: Saving your Shoulders

with Sara Kooperman, JD, Sarah Zahab, Dr. Colin Tempelis & Brian Bettendorf, MSM, MA

TUESDAY, June 21
7pm-7:45pm EST
6pm-6:45pm CST
5pm-5:45pm MST
4pm-4:45pm PST

The shoulder is one of the most complex joints in the body, consisting of many tendons and muscles that must all function together to work efficiently. Due to this, shoulder injuries are common but can also be hard to identify early. Join our panel of experts as they examine the anatomy of this intricate joint and share how to train correctly to prevent and repair shoulder injuries.

Sara Kooperman, JD is the CEO and owner of SCW Fitness Education & WATERinMOTION®.

Sarah Zahab is a Registered Kinesiologist, a Clinical Exercise Physiologist, Group Fitness Instructor, and NeuroKinetic Therapy® practitioner. She is a former international fitness competitor and nationally ranked race walker.  Sarah owns Continuum Fitness and Movement Performance in Ottawa, Canada, and is a regular fitness expert on CTV Morning Live. Sarah has over 22 years of full-time fitness industry experience.

Dr. Colin Tempelis PT, DPT, CSCS, works as a physical therapist in Sacramento, CA.  He received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Touro University Nevada in Henderson, NV and is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.  Colin played and coached lacrosse at Loyola Marymount University and enjoys working with and treating young athletes though treats individuals of all ages and conditions.  He is currently working towards his physical therapy Sports Certified Specialist.

Brian Bettendorf, MSM (Management), MA (Kinesiology) is the Head of Education for RumbleRoller and a managing partner in Drake Global Strategy, a consulting firm helping fitness and sporting goods companies develop their brand, create new products and accelerate growth. He has been in the fitness industry for over twenty years as a practitioner, operator, educator and consultant. After selling a physical therapy and fitness company he co-founded, Brian then spent time during the early years at TRX in a variety of product, marketing, education and business development roles.

We will address the following topics:

  • How can we prevent shoulder injuries?
  • What weight training and flexibility exercise will help prevent and repair should injuries?
  • What are the main causes you see for shoulder injuries in clients?
  • How can I train a client who has had a prior shoulder injury?

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