Presented by Jeff Howard
Most of us experience some kind of burnout after teaching multiple aqua classes every week. Building pyramid intervals is a great way to combat boredom and burnout! Incorporate muscle conditioning into timed patterns of HIIT and leave with a workout to propel you UPWARD! Just six (6) simple rules applied to your existing workout will give you more ideas, moves, and choreography to push your class to the next level!

AQUA FLUID CORE FUSION with Manuel Velazquez

Presented by Manuel Velazquez
Aqua Fluid Core Fusion is the ultimate workout, combining cardio and strengthening segments. Learn specific movements that target the core muscles and dynamic cardio sequences to design your own non-stop cardio-core-strength programming. This session focuses on combining specific core muscle toning moves with functional and dynamic cardio segments to create a complete non-stop cardio-core-strength experience.


Presented by Melissa Layne, MEd
As we age, the core, proprioception, and balance become more important to prevent falls, maintain proper gait and keep us active. With core work, often comes floor work which can be uncomfortable for the aging population. This session is jam-packed with muscular core facts, activity ideas, and core exercises off the floor!

CORE LOVE with Abbie Appel

Presented by Abbie Appel
Everyone loves Core Training! Blend traditional training and mind/body principles to sneak core training into any workout. Tune-up your teaching techniques and alter intensity variables to add innovation to standard exercises and make them feel like “new”. Discover how mixing slow, controlled movements with speed and tempo changes heightened body awareness, build core strength and spinal stabilization and add intensity that challenges your most demanding class participants.

THE BACK, BOOTY & CORE CONNECTION with Abbie Appel & Irene McCormick, MS, CSCS

Presented by Abbie Appel & Irene McCormick, MS, CSCS
The connection between the glutes, back and core is profound. All must be strong to stabilize the spine and pelvis, support movement, and generate force. Let’s evaluate core training and the relationship between the powerful posterior chain including the fascial slings. Learn 10 complex booty, back, and core moves and discover techniques to train for greater function, as well as fabulous aesthetics for your backside!

Corrective Exercise Roundup: Lower Extremity

Presented by Fabio Comana MA, MS As overuse and dysfunction exercise continue to become more commonplace, corrective exercise is emerging as a key responsibility for fitness professionals. In this session, you will learn the basics of implementing key corrective exercise techniques for lower-cross syndrome and key secrets and sequences for implementing these programs. Time: 81 …

Coaching Core Stability

Presented by Sheldon McBee, MS
The ability to coach core stability beyond expectation will bring you, as a fitness professional, one step closer to aligning concept to application. In this session, you will learn coaching concepts specific to stabilizing the spine in a scalable coaching model.

AAA – Abs At All Angles

With Abbie Appel
As fitness professionals, we are always looking for exciting ways to develop and deliver dynamic and effective core and abdominal workouts. In this workshop, briefly review the core musculature and core training. Then, learn 2 brand new workouts with unique movements and timing protocols. Utilize stability balls and loop bands to safely and effectively challenge the core from all positions, all planes of motion and at All Angles.

Weight At The Barre

With Billie Wartenberg
This all in one class utilizes a variety of strength training exercises, combinations and a little cardio fused within a traditional Barre class format. Your class will leave saying Barre is worth the weight!

Grace & Flow

With Keli Roberts
Graceful movement flows provide the foundation for this Barre-inspired total body, sculpting program. While respecting the body’s biomechanics and joint kinematics, instructors will experience an intense workout that focuses on flowing movement progressions. Utilizing bodyweight movements and simple equipment, learn a class format that leaves the body feeling lengthened and strengthened.