Women: Vision, Values & Verve

Wednesday, November 13th
8am – 11am

Orange County Convention Center, Orlando FL
With Sara Kooperman, JD, Debra Siena & Ann Gilbert

Bring a Friend and Come For FREE!

This workshop is driven by the powerful women from WIFA (Women In Fitness Assoc.) that will provide you with proven strategies and successful practices with active discussions abound!

Based upon both personal resolutions and professional aspirations, this workshop will help carve a path towards your future.We will begin by looking at our Vision, examining  what each individual wants to achieve, developing a vision statement that supports our professional growth. Next we will clarify and understand our Values so that they align with our behaviors, developing a purpose based upon our female desire to please everyone while remaining true to ourselves.  At the conclusion of this interactive workshop, we will address Verve, reviewing confidence and its’ ramifications on success. Leave with a defined and purposeful vision and value set  to take on your future with verve!

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Workshop Presenters

Sara Kooperman, CEO of SCW Fitness Education and WATERinMOTION®, is a visionary leader that has transformed the fitness education community. A successful business owner and advisor, she is a keynote speaker, published author, podcast presenter and sought-after industry trail-blazer. Sara has a unique ability to share her passion and devotion towards fitness education through her humor, enthusiasm and her effervescent no-nonsense personality. She serves on the Gold’s Gym Think Tank, is on the Women in Fitness Association Board of Directors and is a proud inductee into the National Fitness Hall of Fame. Sara has left an indelible mark on the fitness industry as a whole.

Debra Siena is President of Midtown Health, the leader in health club development, acquisition and management. She has been a featured speaker at industry conventions such as IHRSA, Club Industry, MFA, and IDEA, having presented in North America, Europe, South America and Asia. Debra served on the IHRSA board of Directors, and is a founding Board member of WIFA, the Women in Fitness Association. Debra received a BFA “with Honors” from the University of Illinois.


Ann Gilbert is an owner and operator of two, Shapes Fitness for Women, franchises in the Tampa Bay area. Ann oversees the operations of over 50 Group Fitness professionals and 25 certified Personal Trainers, and coordinates fee-based group personal training programs. Ann is a faculty member of The Shapes Fitness Academy, leading Educational workshops for the Franchise chain nationwide. Ann teaches the popular Launch Program, designed to mentor new trainers into the growing business of Personal Training. Ann 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 has written for Fitness magazines, Club Success, Club Solutions, and AKWA, and has been viewed as Tampa’s Fitness Expert, on Fox 13’s, Good Day Tampa Bay, bi weekly for the past 5 years.  Ann acts as an educational expert for SCW Fitness Education by teaching the following Certifications: Active Aging, The Fundamentals of Aquatic Fitness, The Fundamentals of Group Fitness, and WATERinMOTION®.

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