Friday – September 29, 2023


Session 1


Today’s woman needs strength training to be and look lean and healthy. What’s more important, she needs Volume Training, which is a combination of load, tension, frequency, intensity and type to reap the multitude of health benefits from strength training. Learn BEST PRACTICES for strength training women with limited equipment options that can be replicated in home or gym. 

Want more? Check out the Online Group Strength Cert HERE.

Get fit while you sit! In this session, learn innovative sequences that can be performed from a seated position for a total body workout. Perfect for virtual training sessions or social distancing in a gym setting, this low impact workout provides total body sculpting for all participants. Improve strength, mobility and balance for clients of every ability.

Want more? Check out the Online S.E.A.T. Cert HERE.

Use the power of music to raise your barre “attitude” to a higher level and engage your students as they get lost in the music. Experiment with various pieces of music, rhythms, tempo, song structure to bring more emotional and intellectual connection to barre. Boost more than just their mood! 
Want more? Check out the Online Barre Cert HERE.

Yoga-Pilates Restore consists of a fusion of yoga, Pilates based core work, Active Isolated (A-I) stretching, & flexibility training. Develop an understanding of strengths and limitations to either move beyond or stay within your boundaries, all while bringing energy in, and feeling successful in a non-competitive environment.

Want more? Check out the Online Pilates Matwork Certification HERE.

The foundation of a great cycling program is masterful coaches. Talented instructors need to be polished to bring out their full luster. Schwinn, the leader in cycling education, has developed comprehensive evaluation tools, tried & true teach-back techniques and “user-friendly” feedback forums that will help instructors adapt to a coaching mindset to move from good to great.

Want more? Check out the Online Schwinn Cert HERE.

Learn how the body’s autonomic nervous system responds to rhythmic music to release blocked energy, which can be a precursor to disease. Discover how to bring the body into balance and harmony when submerged in the water.
Want more? Check out the Online Aqua Ex Cert HERE.

Are your clients self-sabotaging their diets and slowing their progress? Learn what it takes to get clients the results they want! No matter how hard they work out, you know they can’t out-train a poor diet. Get the script of what you need to ask them to ensure they see results, and what to zone in on. (Lecture) 
Want more? Check out the Online Nutrition Coaching For Fitness Professionals Cert HERE.

Whether you are looking to launch a video-on-demand or live stream service—or a hybrid of the two—this workshop will help you establish your business goals and launch the perfect virtual solution. Leave with technical solutions, programming strategies, staffing requirements, budgeting, and marketing ideas for either starting or revamping your virtual experiences.

Want more? Check out the Online Virtual Training Cert HERE. 

In this hands- on session, we’ll delve deep into the mechanics and nuances of the deadlift. Discover the key biomechanical principles and technical details that will enhance your understanding and execution of this powerful exercise. Explore the significance of the deadlift through a comprehensive analysis and break down the intricate mechanics of the movement, ensuring you grasp every essential aspect. 

Want more? Check out the Online Personal Training Cert HERE.

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 regress through assisted movement.

Want more? Check out the Online T’ai Chi Cert HERE.

Facilitating personal training in the water is a game-changer, and will give you the ability to transfer your group exercise aquatic skills into profitable personal training opportunities. This workshop provides you with multiple ways to intentionally program for your clients and deliver one on one training in the perfect environment of the pool. Give yourself the ability to double your income and maximize your expertise. Want more? Check out the Online Aquatic Personal Training Cert HERE.

Examine how to market effectively and efficiently while remaining profitable. Explore branding your business through various media, driving it to success. Discover your unique market position, develop pop-ups, postcards, social media posts, email, text messages, eNewsletters, and expand your social media presence. Learn from this entrepreneur who started from a 3rd floor walk-up and created a multi-million-dollar enterprise. Leave with plenty of FREE advice and resources. 

Want more? Check out the Online Marketing & Sales for Personal Trainers Cert HERE.

Session 2


Max out your Pilates Mat class with 10 authentic advanced exercises from the original repertoire. Revisit Pilates principles and optimal alignment to understand what it means to be “advanced”! Dissect each exercise and discover how to modify and progress movements for your intermediate to expert students. Take your Pilates practice up a notch by safely and successfully adding challenges.

Want more? Check out the Online Pilates Matwork Cert HERE.

PT Programming for active aging clients does not have to be boring! Incorporating a variety of exercise types blended with functional training offers a chance to wow your clients. Walk away with fun, challenging workout sequences that will increase the quality of life for our 50+, 60+, and 90+ clients. Leave with a perfect program for all levels of active agers.
Want more? Check out the Online Active Aging Cert HERE.

Make a sudden move and… OUCH. The withdrawal reflex works, but did the right movement patterns get you through that reflex safely? Join the creator of The MESO Method and learn how to use RAW (resources, adduction, and withdrawal). You’ll walk away with powerful programming you can use on Monday! 
Want more? Check out the Online Meso Cert HERE.

Experience a dynamic balance between effort and ease…challenge and release…”fire” and “ice”. Push yourself…and surrender yourself, all while honoring your body and mind every step of the way. All our clients will experience a release of expectations, opening the physical and mental self to an inspiring good time!
Want more? Check out the Online Yoga 1 Cert HERE.


How do you separate yourself as a cycling instructor? Lean into your strengths and the personality of your room to unleash the power of connection. Stay ahead of the competition and solidify your place on the podium. Dare to lead. 
Want more? Check out the Online Schwinn Cert HERE.

LaBlast® is a partner-free program created by world-renowned dancer Louis van Amstel (from Dancing with the Stars). Be buoyant with a diverse mix of famous ballroom dances set to your favorite music. Jive, Foxtrot, Viennese Waltz, Country, Lindy & even Hip Hop – integrate them into your current aqua class or explore a whole new fitness format! 

Want more? Check out the Online LaBlast Instructor Cert HERE.

It’s not practice that makes perfect…it’s perfect practice. Movement patterns have been identified that can predispose us to musculoskeletal injury. This lecture discusses the role of movement analysis in detecting and correcting movement flaws to help protect people from injury during sports and exercise activities. (Lecture)

Discover the keys to successful group fitness programming that leaves your members feeling motivated, connected, and accomplished. Learn the art of developing a well-rounded schedule tailored to your members’ needs and goals. Delve into techniques to grow your membership and gain valuable insights and practical strategies to create a balanced and productive GX calendar.

The best glute training goes beyond just doing squats, deadlifts, hip thrusts, and band shuffles. From this workshop, you’ll walk away with 7 glute training techniques. Immediately get more out of your glute exercises and learn moves that will become staples of your lower-body training program.

Chronic back pain caused by “tight” hips will undoubtedly stand in the way of your clients achieving their fitness goals. Unhealthy fascia and overactive muscles in this region can affect the quality of movement. Discover the most effective ways to combine foam rollers, therapy balls, and active isolated stretching to minimize pain and improve mobility in the lumbopelvic hip complex.

Walk your way to better posture, gait, and balance in the pool. Improve the way you move by focusing on posture in the pool, where the buoyancy effect makes it easier to practice. We will fire up our posterior chain and practice engaging core and more for better gait!

Want more? Check out the Online Aqua Ex Cert HERE.

The old adage “failing to plan means planning to fail” rings true. Giving significant forethought to your GroupX annual marketing calendar will make for a more powerful, dynamic, and successful program. Learn how to maximize impact while saving time and energy by planning for special events, holidays, and quarterly schedule launches.


Session 3


Strike! is a fierce, full-body interval workout that blends traditional kickboxing combinations with controlled weight-bearing strikes and blocks using a weighted bar & is inspired by martial arts stick fighting. This class is strategically delivered in “rounds”, creating a non-stop flow of energy and sweat. This is NOT your typical kickboxing class!

Increasing functionality is one of many benefits of offering small group options for aging clients. Discuss not only the science, but the need for socialization, camaraderie, and accountability when training the group. Study how introducing positive competition and even dance movement will enhance results, and address retention. Experience and practice specific joint actions to get you started creating your new branded option.
Want more? Check out the Functional Training Cert HERE.

WERQ is a wildly addictive cardio dance workout based on pop and hip-hop. With over 2,300 instructors in the US, WERQ is expanding our inclusive community one sweaty body at a time. Experience WERQ with the creator, Haley Struxness, and QREW! Help us make the world happier via dance! Are you ready to WERQ?!
Want more? Check out the Online WERQ Training HERE.

Want to create an environment in your classes where students feel successful? Learn how to create a safe space for st udents that struggle to get up and down off the floor quickly, don’t know the fancy names of yoga poses, or perhaps lack confidence and motivation. Expect a lively, interactive group conversation following a WARRIOR Rhythm workout that will inspire you to take your group fitness instruction to the next level. Learn more about WARRIOR HERE.


You don’t need smoke and mirrors or unnecessary distractions when you master cycling musicality. Discover how to capture and captivate your riders by tapping into the emotion and hidden beats of a well curated playlist. Learn how to create magical, memorable rides with incredible musicality that drive performance for real results.
Want more? Check out the Online Schwinn Cert HERE.

Manuel Velazquez, Cheri Kulp, Mac Carvalho & Sara Vandenberg
Exploding with choreo options, this workout lead by our team of experts, takes you on a water experience like no other. Fresh combinations, expert cuing, new music and moves combine to leave you inspired and riding the wave of new combos. Leave with choreo notes perfect for your class revival Monday morning. 

Want more? Check out the Online WATERinMOTION® Cert HERE.

This workshop explores how nutrition, supplements, and hormones impact the aging process. Explore what to take, how the body adapts to aging, and what we can do nutritionally to age with energy and grace. Learn evidence-based approaches, strategies, and applications to combat metabolic adaptations to promote healthy aging. Learn more about Tiger Tail HERE.

This entertaining presentation examines the fitness fads, exercise trends, wellness goals that have and will drive our health and wellness businesses to success in the coming year. Boutique studio successes, customer experience challenges, creative programming options and technological advancements are put under a microscope of best practices. To unlock our potential, we will inspect implementation of various programming including function, aging, strength, flexibility, relaxation in both group fitness and personal training. In this innovative session reviews the predictions from various sources including both private and public fitness facilities along with IHRSA, ACE, ACSM, NASM, Shape Magazine and SCW insights. Join Sara Kooperman, an Industry Icon, for this engaging and illuminating presentation guaranteed to leave you excited about our fitness future.

This interval training class uses steps, dumbbells, and good old fashion body weight to create a full body workout. When that buzzer sounds, burst into a cardio action, and then enjoy active recovery using strength moves. Beginners work at their level; intermediate and advanced students are pushed to their limit.
Want more? Check out the Personal Training Cert HERE.

YOGA STRONG is a flowing, powerful sequence that will focus on strengthening the powerhouse of the body: The Core! Not just the superficial “6 pack” ab muscles; this includes the deep stabilizing muscles and back muscles that support the spine in every movement on and off your mat. You will be asked to step outside of your comfort zone to truly transform your mind and body. Be ready to sweat, laugh, and grow!

Experience the ultimate fusion of HIIT training and the infectious rhythm of dance in this dynamic session. Perfectly tailored for those who have a love for music but may feel less confident in their dance skills. Experience a carefully crafted series of simple, yet powerful, movements that will have your heart racing and your body moving to the beat. Want more? Check out the Online Aquatic PT Cert HERE.

Join Jared and learn how to successfully build your member base by defining key goals and short and long-term targets. Review how to balance your plan of execution and understand the potential ROI when you accomplish these principles.

Session 4: Lunchtime Session 1


Lunchtime Session:


Discover the power of your core! Instead of solely concentrating on effective core exercises in your classes and sessions, why not empower your clients to truly appreciate their core? Gain valuable insights on cultivating core strength that extends beyond fitness and unlock a plethora of innovative ideas for designing engaging core-focused programs.
Want more? Check out the Online Cert HERE.

This workshop shows you how important stretching is and demonstrates how easy it is to stretch your clients on a table or the floor. Learn stretches with clear, step-by-step practical applications to increase your skills. Trainer-assisted stretching, as part of each training session, will help your clients improve their flexibility while keeping you within the scope of a personal trainer. 
Want more? Check out the Online Foam Rolling Cert HERE.

Work that works. Riders want results, and Schwinn knows how to get them. When you simplify your class designs, and program like a personal trainer, you work smarter, and your riders get stronger. K.I.S.S. the class design blues away and learn how to create ride profiles in a way that allows you to track, progress and program like a pro with turnkey programming software from Intelligent Cycling. Get more mileage out of your class designs and show your riders how much stronger they have become. WIN-WIN! Want more? Check out the Online Schwinn Cert HERE.

What is the purpose of an elimination diet? Ever wonder why it’s become popular recently? Should you expect to lose weight or feel better on this diet? Learn the pros and cons of this new trend for your clients from a registered dietitian who works on the fitness front lines. (Lecture) 
Want more? Check out the Online Nutrition Coaching Cert HERE.

Smart strength training strategies to help your female clients age less! Birthdays are just a number: it’s function that counts! Interactively review critical principles for functionally training the female client. Learn essential body alignment, precise cueing, and movement strategies to provide smart strength training for the ageless female.
Want more? Check out the Online Active Aging Cert HERE.

Foam rollers have an illustrious history in the fitness industry for good reason. The research tells us that foam rollers help to loosen tight muscles and activate inhibited ones. It’s also known to be the perfect tool to add a balance challenge and improve alignment. By blending the advantages of foam rolling with your Pilates’ routine, you can create one amazing workout. Discover this three-step program and see how you can bring new life to your Pilates’ classes or your client’s training sessions.
Want more? Check out the Online Pilates Matwork Cert HERE.

Session 4: Lunchtime Session 2


Lunchtime Session: If you choose this session, your lunch & expo break will be 12:15-1:15PM.

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. 
Want more? Check out the Online Active Aging Cert HERE.

What if you could travel the world in a fitness class? Salsa in Cuba, Paso Doble in Spain, Merengue in the Dominican Republic, Samba in Brazil, Viennese Waltz in Austria, and more! Attend LaBlast® Fitness and experience how all ages, abilities, and ethnicities will feel included and successful in every class. While staying true to the rich history of each ballroom dance, LaBlast® will take you on a dance fitness journey around the world!  
Want more? Check out the Online LaBlast Instructor Cert HERE.

Using rebound, neutral, and suspension levels along with 20:10 Tabata ratios, this session inspires you to bring a high intensity workout with low impact into any shallow water class. Both men and women will be challenged by simple movements that require high energy bursts and built-in rest intervals. 

Want more? Check out the Online Aqua Ex Cert HERE.

Join fitness industry icon Stephen Schwartz, CEO of Midtown Athletic Clubs as he shares valuable insight on motivating teams by fostering collaboration, growth, and inspiration. Learn to cultivate successful memberships by personalizing experiences and tailoring programs that meet individual goals. Enjoy a wealth of knowledge to navigate the dynamic world of fitness into 2024.

Nourish your soul with this Ballet-inspired Aqua Yoga/Barre workout. A favorite at conferences, explore various ideas for a functional flow in the water. Attendees will learn choreography and how to apply the sequences to design a seamless, fluid Yoga/Barre class. 

Want more? Check out the Online Aqua Barre Cert HERE.

Discover the secrets influencers already know about content creation. Learn how to increase engagement, extend your reach and CONVERT your followers to clients through GREAT CONTENT. NOW Is the time to start. Strategically use professional photos, videos, reels & tik toks, especially filmed in paradise, to attract more loyal clients to your offerings. 

Session 5


This workshop utilizes all three planes of motion in both prone and supine positions, along with small apparatus tools to give you endless ideas for your next core class or client session. Walk away with a library of new moves that students will love and feel successfully challenged in your next class or training session.
Want more? Check out the Online Core Cert HERE.

Join Emily Reilly, Adaptive Fitness Trainer and person living with multiple sclerosis, to learn about this disease that impacts over 1 million people in the US. In this course, you will learn safe & effective modifications for the various symptoms and better understand how you can help your clients living with MS know that no matter what their limitation, they CAN keep moving!

Work every joint and muscle from the Ground Up! Learn functional self-myofascial-release techniques and appropriate applications for maintaining and regaining range of motion, strength, balance, and proprioceptive skills allowing clients to lead an active lifestyle. Discuss the limitations faced by older adults and appropriate modifications. Improve functional mobility and dynamic flexibility without compromising safety and effectiveness.

Ever wish you had a quantifiable system for measuring the success and outcome of corrective exercise? In this session, you will learn, practice, and implement the AlignSmart™ system to measure and create custom corrective exercise routines. Leave ready to assist, mentor, coach, and guide clients through their journey to be pain-free and performance-ready. 

Want more? Check out the Online Symmetry Cert HERE.

Results = Intensity + Science + Execution. Want your riders to get results? It’s all about intensity and staying true to the science of authentic cycling, executed in a masterful class design that follows this simple set of rules. When you ride right, you always get results. Want more? Check out the Online Schwinn Cert HERE.

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 stimulate your brain and challenge your muscles. Take a dive at our disco party!
Want more? Check out the Online Aqua Ex Cert HERE.

We all know how important sleep is for our health, but did you also know it is critical for weight loss? Learn how sleep and weight loss are interconnected and learn all the tips and tricks to improve your sleep and make your nighttime repose your most effective weight loss tool! (Lecture)

The ability to sell is a key skill that all fitness professionals need, whether you have years of experience or just starting out in your career. Join our interactive panel as they delve into common misconceptions around sales in our industry, effective strategies that can be adapted to different demographics, and how you can build long term value based on world-class experience.

Change the word functional in your mind forever! Learn the methods of elite personal trainers that lead to the best programs, the best results, and an exciting, successful business. Experience functional training firsthand as Kevin leads you through a challenging workout that incorporates every movement pattern, your core, and your cardiovascular fitness.

If mobility, strength, or pain is limiting your ability to train or move the way you want, this session will provide practical options that can be used to identify opportunities & improvement in the hips, legs, and feet.

Want more? Check out the Online Foam Rolling Cert HERE.

Most of us experience some form of burnout after teaching multiple aqua classes. Build pyramid intervals to combat boredom! Incorporate muscle conditioning into timed patterns of HIIT & leave with a workout to propel you UPWARD! Just six simple rules give you more ideas, progressions, and energy to push your moves to the max! Want more? Check out the Online Aqua Ex Cert HERE.

Learn different ways to attract top talent to your organization through marketing your positions properly, offering the right benefits, and creating a clear career path. Learn how to keep top talent through awards and recognition, incentives, a fun work environment and most importantly, create success.

Session 6


Total Body Strength mixes resistance training with body weight exercises to absolutely challenge every muscle in your body – upper, lower, and core. Sculpt your way to a stronger, leaner physique. Unique combinations of exercises make this one killer workout.
Want more? Check out the Online Group Strength Cert HERE.

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. 
Want more? Check out the Online Small Group Cert HERE.

One of the number one needs for the active ager, or anyone who wants to move and groove without injury, is fall prevention. Balance training is key to preventing falls and is sadly often overlooked. This workshop teaches you how to facilitate yoga sequences specifically designed to strengthen the body’s ability to stabilize, balance and move with freedom and inspiration.

Want more? Check out the Online Yoga 1 Cert HERE.

Discover how myofascial restorative bodywork will release stress and regain vitality. Familiarize yourself with fascia and understand which toys will release restrictions in specific structures that cause misalignment, compensation patterns, aches and pains, and loss of range of motion. Leave with the ability to breathe more easily, increase circulation, balance hormones, and relieve the stress and strains of everyday life. 
Want more? Check out the Online Foam Rolling Cert HERE.

Schwinn Indoor Cycling meets Barre in a fusion program that has been taking the country by storm. Amazing cardio combos on the bike flow into elongating, strength-based barre training on the floor using the bikes as barres. Finally, barre students work in the cardio and die-hard cyclists get the flexibility and elongation training their bodies crave. 

Want more? Check out the Online Schwinn Cert HERE.

Keeping Tabata simple with foundational moves that can become more challenging in the pool using the waters properties. 8 rounds mean 8 chances for progressions! No equipment other than one’s own body needed for this workout. Come to play and teach it the next day! 

Want more? Check out the Online Aqua Ex Cert HERE.

If there was a medicine that contained all the physical and psychological benefits of exercise, it would be the most effective and best-selling medicine in history. This lecture delves in-depth into the voluminous evidence-based reasons why exercise is such a powerful, yet largely not prescribed, medicine. (Lecture)

Small group training is the best option for making more money and serving more clients. This session walks through effective and profitable strategies from the beginning to the end of the small group training cycle. Review how to get clients, keep them around, ensure they repeat, and recommend their friends!

This complete lower body workout targets the glutes, quads, and hamstrings to tone and tighten these muscle groups, targeting the abdominal and lower back muscles for conditioning and improved flexibility. Learn easily implementable progressions and modifications to train your mature clients in a safe, fun way that will have them cheering for more. 

Want more? Check out the Online Personal Training Cert HERE.

FOGA is the recovery and rejuvenation your body needs! Experience a feel-good class that includes foot rolling, yoga, stretching and foam rolling. You’ll walk away feeling like you just had a great massage, and you’ll have the tools to take care of your body whenever needed. 
Want more? Check out the Online Foam Rolling Cert HERE.

This innovative workout session is filled with brain power challenges, improving mind and memory function. Experience this neuroplasticity-focused class, which is directed towards problem-solving skills that you can integrate easily into your current aqua program. Aqua brain power is important for all water participants of varying ages and fitness levels. Jump in today and give your mind a workout.

Want more? Check out the Online Aqua Ex Cert HERE.

Though most American seniors are active, vibrant, and live independently, many fitness professionals treat them as if they are frail. Learn from our active aging experts how to conduct fitness assessments for seniors, and design programming to increase strength, power, balance, agility, and speed.

Session 7


Do you have what it takes to become the next SCW Fitness Idol? As the winner of this prestigious title, not only will you receive coverage in 2024 SCW newsletters, but you’ll get a chance to show off your skills as a featured presenter at the 2024 SCW MANIA® Convention of your choice!

Each 2023 SCW Fitness Idol Winner receives:

  • A slot as a presenter at a future SCW MANIA®
  • FREE SCW Online Certification of your choice
  • Coverage in all SCW press releases
  • 1-year FREE SCW OnDemand Membership

Join the stars of MANIA® in this stellar session, featuring the hottest new group fitness formats. Take your favorite tips back to your club; from HIIT, boxing, strength, stretch and dance there is something for every “body” to enjoy! You can even win a free certification from one of these amazing programs. It’s going to be a party of epic proportions!

FREE for all MANIA® Attendees!
$25 for non-attendees – Register HERE

Enjoy an uplifting, dynamic yoga practice focused on freedom and acceptance. Get ready to move, strengthen, and stretch your body and mind without judgment; then finish feeling present and centered tapping into the ease within. Leave behind expectations and open your mind to an inspiring good time!

Want more? Check out the Online Yoga 1 Cert HERE.