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Free Webinars

SCW FREE Webinar: Holistic Coaching: Be Mindful of your Stress

with Sara Kooperman, Kimberly Spreen-Glick, David Dorian Ross & Jessica Moyer

TUESDAY, Oct. 26
7pm-7:45pm EST
6pm-6:45pm CST
5pm-5:45pm MST
4pm-4:45pm PST

Mindfulness is a simple, yet profound life-changing modality because it empowers individuals with crucial skills in stress management while increasing capacities for self-awareness, empathy, and compassion. The skillsets and interventions inherent in science-based mindfulness is expanding the field of mind-body interventions. The research demonstrates repeated mindfulness practice can change your brain and reduce symptoms such as chronic pain, depression, anxiety and promotes immune function just like physical exercise. Join our panel of experts and learn about the science of mindfulness and explore how you can help your clients manage stress better and provide a more holistic fitness coaching.

Sara Kooperman is the CEO and owner of SCW Fitness Education & WATERinMOTION®. Kimberly Spreen-Glick has over 25 years of experience teaching and presenting internationally on fitness and yoga as well as leadership and personal development. She served as the senior director of group fitness at LifeTime for over 10 years and an IDEA Program Director of the Year. Through her online platform, The Inspired Life, her primary focus is helping fitness professionals expand their role to become wellness leaders so they can live their best lives while being the Difference Makers they came here to be! David-Dorian Ross has introduced more students to Tai Chi than any other teacher in America. He has been studying Tai Chi since 1979 from some of the top masters in the world. He’s also a US and world record holder in Tai Chi forms and competitions. He is the founder and CEO of TaijiFit, the creator of the TaijiFit method, and is the #1 best-selling author and creator of 150 Tai Chi educational DVDs and television programs. He is also the National Coordinator for the VA’s Tai Chi for Veterans program. Jessica Moyer is a heartfelt international speaker, coach, and author of Triumph Through the Tears. Her passion and purpose to help women embrace their health (mentally, physically, emotionally, spiritually) has led her to open a boutique wellness studio, the Ice House Wellness + Community. Jessica is the owner of Purposeful Life & Wellness Coaching and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Personal Training.

We will address the following topics:

  • How does Holistic Coaching differ from your average health coach?
  • What are some of the biggest hurdles for your clients that stem from stress?
  • How do you approach the subject of stress with your clients?
  • How do you effectively combine mental and physical coaching for your clients?
  • What are some reasons that caused you to shift to this type of coaching?

SCW FREE Webinar: Pushing Through Plateaus

with Sara Kooperman, Melissa Layne, M.Ed., Dr. Sarah Ruback & Jeff Howard

THURSDAY, Oct. 28
7pm-7:45pm EST
6pm-6:45pm CST
5pm-5:45pm MST
4pm-4:45pm PST

Our new clients will often lose weight and gain strength relatively easily at the beginning of a new fitness routine. However, most will hit an upper limit or plateau despite maintaining the same diet and workout plan. Join our panel of experts as they discuss how to identify approaching plateaus and way’s to help your clients push past them and continue progressing.

Sara Kooperman is the CEO and owner of SCW Fitness Education & WATERinMOTION®. Melissa Layne, M.Ed. is a Kinesiology Department Faculty Member at the University of North Georgia. She has 30 years of experience in the fitness industry and a Master’s Degree in Exercise Physiology. Melissa is the author of WATER EXERCISE (Human Kinetics 2015), a member of the SCW educational faculty and has authored the SCW Nutrition Coaching for Fitness Professionals Certification, the SCW Nutrition, Hormones & Metabolism Certification, and contributed to the SCW Active Aging Certification. Dr. Sarah Ruback specializes in Classical Pilates and created and directed an international education program for 14 years at Core Pilates NYC in Manhattan. She has a private personal training practice in Rockland County, NY where she specializes in one-on-one treatment and small group classes in incorporating Pilates and MELT. She is a teacher’s assistant for the MELT Method and her credentials include: PMA-CPT, ACE, TRX, MFA, YMHFA, EdD. Jeff Howard is an international fitness presenter, SCW Faculty Member, and successful entrepreneur. Jeff launched “Jeff Howard’s Athlete’s Club”, a successful fitness streaming channel, as well as “Jeff Howard Fitness”, a fitness studio in Louisville, KY. Passionate about education and inspiring fitness professionals to reach their fullest potential, he has spent the last decade as a premier educator at industry conventions.

We will address the following topics:

  • How do you identify that a client has hit a plateau?
  • What steps do you take to push through a weight loss or strength gain plateau?
  • Are there any steps you take to prevent a plateau from occurring?
  • What is a novel stimulus and how can it benefit our clients?
  • Are there any other outside factors you address with your clients to break through or prevent a plateau?

SCW FREE Webinar: Brain Health

with Sara Kooperman, Ann Gilbert, Jonathan Ross & Jeff Howard

TUESDAY, Nov. 9
7pm-7:45pm EST
6pm-6:45pm CST
5pm-5:45pm MST
4pm-4:45pm PST

Almost 40% of individuals over 65 is affected by some sort of memory impairment. We know mental stimulation is important for our clients brain health but what many do not realize is the impact exercise can have on their brain. Join our panel of experts as they discuss how your brain can be positively affected by regular exercise.

Sara Kooperman is the CEO and owner of SCW Fitness Education & WATERinMOTION®. Ann Gilbert is an owner of two Shapes Fitness for Women franchises and oversees the operations of as many as 15 certified Personal Trainers, 30 Group Fitness professionals. She was awarded ACE / IHRSA Personal Trainer of the Year in 2001 and has been a popular speaker at many conventions since 2002. Jonathan Ross and his “800 Pounds of Parents” directly inspired Jonathan’s prolific fitness career. He is a multiple Personal Trainer of the Year Award-Winner (ACE, IDEA, and PFP Magazine), creator of Funtensity, brain fitness expert, blogger and master trainer for the American Council on Exercise (ACE). A former astronomer, Jonathan used to study stellar bodies – now he builds them! Jeff Howard is an international fitness presenter, SCW Faculty Member, and successful entrepreneur. Jeff launched “Jeff Howard’s Athlete’s Club”, a successful fitness streaming channel, as well as “Jeff Howard Fitness”, a fitness studio in Louisville, KY. Passionate about education and inspiring fitness professionals to reach their fullest potential, he has spent the last decade as a premier educator at industry conventions.

We will address the following topics:

  • How exactly does exercise affect the brain?
  • How do you approach the topic of brain health with your clients?
  • Do you tailor your programming differently for clients to improve brain health?
  • Are there any dietary recommendations that can benefit your brain?
  • Do you recommend any other lifestyle changes to your clients?

SCW FREE Webinar: Body Positivity: The Instagram Effect

with Sara Kooperman Carly Gilfry, Jessica Maurer, Rachel Lauria & Gretchen Gegg, M.Ed.

THURSDAY, Nov. 11
7pm-7:45pm EST
6pm-6:45pm CST
5pm-5:45pm MST
4pm-4:45pm PST

Body Dysmorphia, or negative feelings about your own body has been slowly rising in recent years particularly in our younger generation. This is all to commonly spread by individuals in the fitness space, particularly on Social Media. Join our panel of experts as we discuss body positivity and ways we can encourage our clients to not only be physically more healthy but mentally as well.

Sara Kooperman is the CEO and owner of SCW Fitness Education & WATERinMOTION®. Carla Gilfry AKA Frankie G is the owner of the Stiletto Gym™ (since 2006) and of Polga™ (pole yoga) fitness systems. She is a Women’s Empowerment Coach & a Licensed Professional Counselor with a BA in Psychology, and a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology. Carla combines mind & body in everything she teaches. She is the host of the “Celebrating Sexy” Podcast. Fun fact: She is a Guinness World Record Holder for the “Largest Chair Dance”. Jessica H. Maurer is a fitness business consultant and strategist who has presented and consulted for many brands internationally. Her passion is helping fitness professionals & businesses reach full potential through education, program & instructor development, and brand creation & awareness. Jessica is the Senior Director of Instructor Development at FIT4MOM and is a consultant for well-known fitness companies. Additionally, Jessica continues to offer consulting services to locally owned businesses and fitness professionals. Rachel Lauria founder of Believe2Achieve Fitness, is an AFAA Certified Instructor and holds over 6 fitness certifications. She worked closely with Beachbody and Shaun T while the Cize workout was in development, appearing in videos and training. This inspired her to create B2A’s Signature formats Weigh2Dance and Bootcamp Beats. She is an accomplished SCW Atlanta Fitness Idol. Rachel hopes to change the societal norm and the perspective on health and Fitness cultivating a body-inclusive environment where you can be fit at any shape and size. Gretchen Gedd, M.Ed. is a highly experienced fitness instructor, educator and presenter. Her experience with various populations, and their need for more than just fitness, led her to create The MiMo Method™. This virtual wellness platform supports clients as they learn to re-frame their thoughts around food, activity and body image. As 2020 brought along changes in the fitness industry, her business expanded to include a Virtual Yoga Studio and On-Demand fitness.

We will address the following topics:

  • Why has body dysmorphia spiked in recent years?
  • How can you identify that it is affecting your clients, or even yourself?
  • What steps can you take to improve your clients perspective on themselves?
  • How you approach body positivity different with a male or female client?
  • Are there any tips you provide on how to better navigate social media and the ‘comparison’ game?

SCW FREE Webinar: HIITing The Barre

with Sara Kooperman, Siri Chilazi, MBA, MA, Kia Williams, MS, Tricia Murphy Madden & Elizabeth Lenart, M.Ed.

TUESDAY, Nov. 16
7pm-7:45pm EST
6pm-6:45pm CST
5pm-5:45pm MST
4pm-4:45pm PST

Barre training can be a valuable addition to any trainers toolbox. Barre is a great way to improve control, posture, and alignment with our clients; just to name a few! Join our panel of experts as they discuss the benefits of Barre training with our clients and how we can incorporate different methods of fitness!

Sara Kooperman is the CEO and owner of SCW Fitness Education & WATERinMOTION®. Siri Chilazi, MBA, MA 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.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®. Kia Williams, MS, E-RYT 200, is an experienced group fitness instructor, personal trainer, and yoga teacher who holds several specialty certifications and teaches multiple formats including barre, yoga, and others. Kia is a master trainer for Barre above®, Fluid Strength™, and Balletone™. Tricia Murphy Madden is a 29-year fitness industry veteran and the 2020 Fitness Leader of the Year for IDEA. As the National Education Director for Savvier Fitness she oversees programming and the master trainer team of just over 100 fitness superstars. She’s also the co-creator of Barre Above, Co-Founder of Homeroom Fit and numerous other programs. Additionally, Tricia sits on the IDEA Group Fitness Committee, presents at events all over the world and is a sought-after speaker outside of the fitness industry as well. Elizabeth Lenart, M.Ed. is an international presenter, content creator and fitness guidance counselor. Elizabeth has an MEd in Educational Psychology and uses counseling and coaching to influence movement and fitness guidance sessions. She’s the National Program Director for Balletone, an MT with BOSU, Barre Above, Tabata Bootcamp, WaterRower, and Chaos.

We will address the following topics:

  • How does Barre training differ from your regular group fitness classes?
  • What are some of the most common improvements you see from Barre training with clients?
  • What are great ways to market or promote your Barre classes, particularly to men who may be more weary to join?
  • How can we expand our teaching skill in Barre to include other popular modalities of fitness such as HIIT?

SCW FREE Webinar: Programming and Periodization

with Sara Kooperman, Dane Robinson, Michael Stack & Pete McCall, MS

THURSDAY, Nov. 18
7pm-7:45pm EST
6pm-6:45pm CST
5pm-5:45pm MST
4pm-4:45pm PST

Periodization is the science of programming; while this should form the base for every training program it is often taken for granted and used ineffectively with our clients. Join our panel of experts as they discuss the different models of periodization and how we can utilize them effectively for each of our unique clients.

Sara Kooperman is the CEO and owner of SCW Fitness Education & WATERinMOTION®. Dane Robinson is a certified fitness professional through the NASM and created the SCW Marketing and Sales for Personal Trainers Certification. After spending 10+ years working his way to the top, Dane impacts 100’s of people in private and group training classes and 1000’s of people across the country as a fitness coach on the “Daily Burn 365” in New York City. Kia Williams, MS, E-RYT 200, is an experienced group fitness instructor, personal trainer, and yoga teacher who holds several specialty certifications and teaches multiple formats including barre, yoga, and others. Kia is a master trainer for Barre above®, Fluid Strength™, and Balletone™. Michael Stack is an Exercise Physiologist and founder of Applied Fitness Solutions, located in SE lower Michigan. In addition to his role with AFS he is a clinical professor for the University of Michigan’s School of Kinesiology and on the Board of Directors of the Michigan Fitness Club Association. Finally, Michael is the creator and host of the Wellness Paradox Podcast, produced in collaboration with the University of Michigan. Pete McCall, MS is the host of the All About Fitness podcast, author of several articles, textbook chapters and the books. In addition, Pete holds an MS in exercise science and has been educating fitness professionals since 2002. Pete currently lives in Carlsbad, CA where he is a consultant for Core Health & Fitness, ACE, NASM and a coach for the Coastal Dragons Rugby club.

We will address the following topics:

  • What are different kinds of periodization that have been successful with clients?
  • What variables do you consider when designing a program for your client?
  • How do you specialize your periodization and program to tailor to each unique clients needs?
  • How can you reach a point with clients where you can train “intuitively”?

SCW FREE Webinar: Teaching Technology for Future Success

with Sara Kooperman, Jessica H. Maurer, Christine Conti MEd, Riley Kinworthy & Leah Rich

TUESDAY, Nov. 23
7pm-7:45pm EST
6pm-6:45pm CST
5pm-5:45pm MST
4pm-4:45pm PST

There are many technology tools that will remain relevant as we return to in-person classes and sessions. With so many options how can we sort through what is beneficial and will return real business value? Join our panel of experts as they cover everything from Training Apps to Facebook Live, to Zoom and even TikTok. Explore how we can increase our brand virtually and expand our in-person success in 2022.

Sara Kooperman is the CEO and owner of SCW Fitness Education & WATERinMOTION®. Jessica H. Maurer is a fitness business consultant and strategist who has presented and consulted for many brands internationally. Her passion is helping fitness professionals & businesses reach full potential through education, program & instructor development, and brand creation & awareness. Jessica is the Senior Director of Instructor Development at FIT4MOM and is a consultant for well-known fitness companies. Additionally, Jessica continues to offer consulting services to locally owned businesses and fitness professionals. Christine Conti, MEd co-hosts Two Fit Crazies & A Microphone Podcast and is the author of the Arthritis Fitness Specialist Course, co-author of the Eating Disorder Fitness Course, and serves on the advisory board for the MedFit Education Foundation. Christine is the creator of Let’s FACE It Together™ Facial Exercise and Rehabilitation and co-founder of FallPROOF, Fall Prevention. She is an ultra-endurance athlete and 2x IRONMAN holding a master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction. Riley Kinworthy is the Director of Talent Success at Talent Hack, and a multi-site studio owner herself. Formerly the Global Athletic Director for F45 Training, she created onboarding and training systems for the global network of 14,000+ trainers across 52 countries, helping over 600 F45 studio owners open and operate successfully. Riley uses her passion and experience in market entry strategy and brand positioning to drive Talent Hack initiatives that ensure the success of today’s fitness creators. Leah Rich, Talent Hack’s Talent Strategist, brings more than a decade of experience in gym operations and instructor education to her sessions. She has managed and recruited group fitness teams at well-known gyms including VIDA Fitness and CycleBar, which led to her current role at Talent Hack developing their robust job board to connect fit pros with top opportunities. Rich also has experience training new talent and has successfully taught ACE’s Group Fitness Instructor curriculum to aspiring fitness professionals across the country.

We will address the following topics:

  • How can a podcast help your training expand your training business and how can you be a valuable guest?
  • With a plethora of training apps available, how do you know what will provide value with clients?
  • How as trainers can we use TikTok to expand our audience?
  • How can we leverage LinkedIn to not only grow our professional connections but our client base as well?
  • How can we incorporate these platforms to our existing brand on Facebook and Instagram?

SCW FREE Webinar: Hormones & Training your Female Clients

with Sara Kooperman, Jessica H. Maurer, Amber Toole, Pat VanGalen, Debra Atkinson, MS, CSCS & Melissa Layne, ME.d.

TUESDAY, Nov. 30
7pm-7:45pm EST
6pm-6:45pm CST
5pm-5:45pm MST
4pm-4:45pm PST

Most training principles can be universal, but how can we adjust our training for our female clients in different stages of life? It is always important to consider their hormonal cycle, and how it impacts them physically and Most training principles can be universal, but how can we adjust our training for our female clients in different stages of life? It is always important to consider their hormonal cycle, and how it impacts them physically and physiologically. Join our panel of experts as they cover everything from strength training, stress reduction, and hormonal changes as they age.. Join our panel of experts as they cover everything from strength training, stress reduction, and hormonal changes as they age.

Sara Kooperman is the CEO and owner of SCW Fitness Education & WATERinMOTION®. Jessica H. Maurer is a fitness business consultant and strategist who has presented and consulted for many brands internationally. Her passion is helping fitness professionals & businesses reach full potential through education, program & instructor development, and brand creation & awareness. Jessica is the Senior Director of Instructor Development at FIT4MOM and is a consultant for well-known fitness companies. Additionally, Jessica continues to offer consulting services to locally owned businesses and fitness professionals. Amber Toole holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education and Health. Through educating, coaching, training, and teaching, Amber is passionate about spreading the truth about health and fitness. It is her life goal to share self-care, through safe and effective exercise, proper nutrition, stress management techniques, recovery, and rest. Patricia VanGalen brings 40+years of experience across the movement disciplines, from training-teaching-coaching, lecturing, writing, and conducting workshops and certification courses in the U.S.and abroad, to corporate/industrial health promotion, injury risk-reduction and fitness programming, rehabilitation, physical education and sport coaching, all of which fueled her mission of changing the way and the pace at which we age, and most importantly, our mindset towards aging. Debra Atkinson, MS, CSCS is a wellness coach, hormone balancing fitness expert, and bestselling author with over three decades of full time fitness experience. As the founder of Flipping 50, she has helped over 200,00 women “flip” their second half, achieving desired vitality and energy. She is a podcast host, TEDx speaker, and international presenter at prominent industry conventions. Debra continues to share her wealth of knowledge to inspire people to live their best and healthiest lives. Melissa Layne MEd is a Kinesiology Department Faculty Member at the University of North Georgia. She has 30 years of experience in the fitness industry and a Master’s Degree in Exercise Physiology. Melissa is the author of WATER EXERCISE (Human Kinetics 2015), a member of the SCW educational faculty and has authored the SCW Nutrition Coaching for Fitness Professionals Certification, the SCW Nutrition, Hormones & Metabolism Certification, and contributed to the SCW Active Aging Certification.

We will address the following topics:

  • Are there any “standard” training techniques you use with your female clients?
  • How can you properly communicate with you female clients about hormonal changes and training?
  • How can we adjust training during menstrual cycles for hormonal impact it causes?
  • How can we build a long term plan to account for a woman’s different life stages, pregnancy, menopause, etc?

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