Use $120 OFF Code: 2XBANG Now Until 7/12

Aug. 23-25, 2024 • Westin Galleria Dallas

Use $120 OFF Code: 2XBANG Now Until 7/12

Aug. 23-25, 2024 • Westin Galleria Dallas

SATURDAY, August 24, 2024

Saturday is when MANIA® hits it’s full stride. With an action packed lineup of workshops, seminars, and workouts, attendees will be screaming for more from our industry-leading experts.

Session 1: 7:30am-8:45am

Join an inclusive workshop focusing on deep core and pelvic floor health for all genders. Discover exercises and techniques to strengthen and support these vital muscle groups, promoting better posture, balance, better bladder function, and overall wellness. Take control of your core and pelvic floor health in this informative and empowering session.

Explore dynamic game-based training methods designed specifically for active agers. Discover how to infuse playfulness into fitness routines, promoting social engagement, mobility, and health. Learn the art of adapting traditional games and creating new ones to make exercise enjoyable and effective for older adults.

Test your strength, cardio, and balancing skills by performing exercises that will motivate and challenge you. From using your body weight to incorporating fitness props, you will perform intervals of cardio and strength movements creating an intense workout. So come through with no fear, refusing to lose…here’s your ticket…. hear the drummer get wicked!

Harness the powerful benefits of Pilates reformer workouts without needing a reformer! Using one or two resistance bands, this class reimagines classic reformer moves right on the mat. Suitable for all fitness levels, the session focuses on building functional strength, enhancing posture, and improving coordination. The Human Reformer method enables you to perform full Pilates reformer movements while uncovering new methods and strategies for your classes

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.

Enjoy a tsunami of creativity with these senior-inspired routines. Leave with six (6) 64-count choreography blocks of captivating aqua sequences. Manual dexterity, ankle mobility, balance options, and neuroplasticity games are all integrated to improve your aqua aging programming. Comprehensive choreography handouts enhance your movement mastery. Stay current with purpose!

This session will discuss the importance of ensuring proper movement patterns when performing sports activities as well as when training with resistance. Evidence based strategies to protect from injury as well as optimize performance will be outlined.

The Selling Concept has been one of the most terrifying experiences for FitPros! It’s terrifying because we don’t understand it. Join Bob as he “strips-bare” the selling mystique by talking about Emotion, Value & Trust instead of traditionally aggressive sales tactics

Session 2: 9:15am-10:30am

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

It is absolutely possible to fully enjoy life’s indulgences and maintain long-term fitness simultaneously! Sohailla will unveil the blueprint that will guide you to the intersection of lasting health and happiness, leaving guilt behind. Once the secret formula is uncovered, you’ll realize that relentless, stressful efforts are not required to strike your life-giving balance.

Session 3: 11:00am-12:15pm

Most workout programs take place in the sagittal plane with a focus on muscle splitting. This kind of programming massively misses out on the body’s full movement training potential. We have programmed a functional full body circuit workout that intentionally incorporates and balances out all three planes of motion.

Step up your fitness game by mastering exercises that alleviate shoulder pain and prevent injuries. This course empowers fitness professionals to enhance client satisfaction and results, increasing retention and profit. Learn to optimize performance through pain-reducing strategies, and watch your business thrive. Don’t miss this opportunity to elevate your expertise!

LaBlast® is a dance fitness program created by “Dancing with the Stars” pro, Louis van Amstel.  Experience a diverse mix of famous ballroom dances set to your favorite music. No partner needed! You will learn to Jive, Foxtrot, Viennese Waltz, Lindy Hop, Salsa & more!

Experience a Yoga practice that offers a luxurious time to align and restore your body with intentional approach. Discover a mind-body connection through breath and sequential movement. This inclusive approach will broaden the reach of yoga in your club and keep your class counts high, your career healthy and your members wanting more.

Tap into the unique ways your team wants to ride – ONLY with the Z-power console from Schwinn. Whether it’s RPM, Max HR, or FTP – we’ve got a ride for everyone. Build it and they will come. Real results, every time, with your ride or die. Let’s go!

Discover the various uses and differences between assistive and resistive Aquatic exercise equipment and how they integrate into creative and effective programming options.  Learn the materials used and the properties they possess. Understand the pros and cons of each and the fact they both have an exciting and innovative place in aquatic exercise.

Utilize physics as it pertains to musculoskeletal compensations and pain planes of motion to get your clients proactive and compliant with corrective exercises. Employ postural analysis pre- and post-workout to reinforce healthy daily habits, and ultimately increase athletic performance.

Stretching is an integral part of any exercise program, yet there is immense inconsistency and uncertainty surrounding the practice. Join our panel of experts as they discuss both the art and the science of flexibility training and specific routines that will allow your clients to develop maximal strength gains safely and quickly.

Session 4 - LUNCHTIME SESSION 1: 12:30PM-1:45PM

If you choose this session, your lunch & expo break will be 1:45-2:45PM

Zumba®  is perfect for everybody and every body! We take the “work” out of workout, by mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. A total workout, combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, boosted energy and a serious dose of awesome each time you leave class.

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.

Dive into vitality with our aquatic circuit workshop! Designed for enhancing daily life functionality, this pool-based session guides you through a series of exercises targeting strength, flexibility, and balance. Experience the therapeutic benefits of water while improving your everyday activities. Leave with four comprehensive class designs to incorporate into your classes immediately.

The vagus nerve is the main nerve of the parasympathetic nervous system which calms the body after stress. Discover its untapped potential in this session that focuses on the science and connection of fascia and the vagus nerve. Experience the vagus nerve’s impact on performance and well-being. Learn myofascial release techniques and strategies for stimulating and reducing stress to unlock client success.

Session 4 - LUNCHTIME SESSION 2: 1:15PM-2:30PM

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

Ever wish you loved yoga?  WARRIOR Rhythm™ is the bridge between classic group exercise and traditional yoga.  With its rebel vibe, edgy playlists, and unconventionally sweaty flows this format will rock your world! We intertwine mindfulness, yoga, weightlifting and even HIIT training into an extraordinary experience.  We are where woo-woo meets WAAHOOOOO!

It’s time to take aging sitting down! Discover how incorporating a chair can increase access to your fitness offerings by catering to clients of all abilities. Perfect for deconditioned clients or those overcoming injuries, you’ll learn how to design seat-based programming that doesn’t lack intensity or fun, guaranteed to get a “seated” ovation from all of your students!

Focus on flexibility and balance both internally and externally to improve overall wellness in this Tai Chi Yoga fusion program. Yoga develops the foundation of internal support for stability and strength, while Tai Chi connects the fundamental and dynamic applications of functional mobility and dynamic stability using movements that connect into forms and sequences. The result is a greater sense of balance, self-body awareness, range of motion and muscular strength. 

If you want to create a name and following for yourself, you need to stand out on social media, and that can be difficult. In this course you will learn the 4 simple steps for standing out so you can enroll more clients, make more money, and have a larger impact! This session is perfect for both instructors, personal trainers, and studio owners and managers

Session 5: 2:45pm-4:00pm

Almost all workouts require good posture and alignment to maximize results while minimizing injury. However, it is difficult to assess our clients and ensure all participants are stretched and moving properly before and during a workout. Join our resident experts on posture, alignment, evaluation and stretching, Patrick Mummy and Gail Bannister-Munn, as they discuss the best coaching and cueing strategies for alignment and posture and how to do it effectively in personal training and a small group environment.

Unlock the secrets to mitigating knee pain and preventing injuries through targeted exercises. As a fitness professional, you’ll learn to optimize performance for your clients, enhancing satisfaction and profitability. Elevate your training approach to foster remarkable results, greater retention, and a thriving business. Join us to revolutionize your fitness strategy!

SOULkickboxing™ is a creative fusion of kickboxing, dance, inspired-cardio, balance, and the ultimate in conditioning sequences, all in our signature FIGHTER FLOW. Set to crazy, fun and motivating music, SOULkb guarantees that you find your FOCUS, find your FIGHT, and find your FLOW! No equipment needed! Time to bring out your inner BADASSERY!

Discover great myofascial active recovery techniques in this Happy Muscles! 365 workshop. Learn guided muscle care and stretching techniques for all ages using best-in-class Tiger Tail massage sticks and balls. Improve flexibility, mobility, and ROM, as well as reduce muscle knots, aches, and pains while using these affordable, portable and FUN stretch-recovery tools.

Where did you get that song! We’re sharing the secret to sourcing music for playlists that rock every ride. Learn where to find the tunes and uncover new apps and programs to remix and customize your own tracks. Become your own mixologist and discover the recipe for savage playlists.

Give your water workout a PUNCH! Experience a truly unique workout to reduce fat, strengthen your core, and tone arms and legs while improving coordination and flexibility. This class is full of jabs, punches and kicks all in the water using Liquid Gym Gloves! Add Liquid Gym Acqua Tone Loops for the extra leg work to energize your whole body with less stress on your joints.

Movement therapeutics is not a skill reserved for Physical Therapists. We’ll break down the functional anatomy and biomechanics of the body, give you strategies for identifying and reverse engineering the root causes of your clients’ pains.

Safeguard your well-being, family, and business from potential lawsuits. Gain valuable insights on fitness insurance gaps, high defense cost claims, and effective client communication. Join Miriam Ball and Brandi Clark for a crucial discussion on pitfalls for Group Instructors, Personal Trainers, and Business Owners. Leave with a liability waiver sample and essential risk awareness.

Session 6: 4:30pm-5:45pm

Experience the unique Ball, Band, and Bar workout, a fusion of strength training, balance, and flexibility. Utilizing a stability ball, resistance bands, and a weighted bar, you’ll enhance core stability, target muscle groups, and elevate your fitness game. Join us for a dynamic, full-body workout that delivers results.

The active aging population grapples with an array of dysfunctions, affecting their capacity to remain steady. Improve balance and coordination and walk out of this session with at least ten movement patterns and a few extra games that are going to positively impact your clients gate stability, “action-reaction’ engagement, physical balance, and mental coordination.

Elevate Your Training Game: Transform your sessions with Stick Mobility. Harness custom-designed Training Sticks for group and small-group training. Unlock strength, joint range, muscle activation, coordination, and body awareness across all fitness levels. Lay a solid foundation, ground-up, with our innovative Stick Mobility techniques.

Warrior® Tai Chi Yoga and Qi Gong Fusion uniquely combines Tai Chi, Yoga and Qi Gong with powerful music designed to quiet the mind. Benefits of a regular practice range from increased flexibility, strength, balance and stress relief to rejuvenation, repair of structural and internal body systems and improved concentration.

The ‘peaks’ of training get all the attention – we often tweak the work to be more challenging, while overlooking the important part our ‘valleys’ play in proper programming. Learn the secrets to dialing in effective recovery strategies both inside and outside the cycling studio while creating rides you’ll relish like classic rock and roll.

Make a splash and experience the refreshing, invigorating Zumba® pool party featuring multiple Latin and International dance rhythms! This unique workout in the water complements all the muscles and allows students of all fitness levels, as well as those with disabilities or physical limitations, to join the Zumba experience!

“Ozempic, Xenical, Victoza! Oh my!” Are you on the pulse of the latest developments in the ever-evolving weight management space? Uncover the effectiveness, safety, and potential pitfalls of weight loss medications and receive fresh insights on diets from our seasoned dietitian. “Fasting, Keto, and Noom! Oh my!

What gaps are preventing you from seeing the financial success you desire and deserve? What do you need to learn, experience, or shadow to enhance your fitness program or product value proposition? Learn how you can double down on what you are best at to leverage business opportunities and create your dream fitness career.