Presented by Abbie Appel

Whether you go heavy or light, overloading the muscles of your upper body is key to experiencing improved strength, movement quality, and the aesthetics your classes and clients desire. Review techniques to challenge your upper body in all directions and all positions. Understand how training your upper body can help you reach total body goals faster.


Presented by Abbie Appel

Strengthen your body at any age! This workout is strategically designed for 40, 50, 60 and beyond demographics. With a focus on the fitness needs of active agers including muscular strength, endurance, coordination and balance, enjoy rhythmic and timed-based movements with high energy music. Learn a program design system that you can use on Monday morning!


Presented by Abbie Appel

Flexibility allows us to move freely in our daily life. What’s more, a balance of mobility and stability in each joint helps prevent injury. In this hands-on session, review the science of “contract-relax” stretching. Experience multiple one-on-one stretching exercises and leave with a proven technique and system to grow your business and help your clients move better and smarter.


Presented by Abbie Appel

There’s a thin line between love and hate with Core Training! Tune up your teaching techniques, alter intensity variables and add innovation to standard exercises that train your clients and classes to love Core Training. Discover how mixing slow, controlled movements with speed and tempo changes will heighten body awareness, build core strength, enhance spinal stabilization and add challenge for your most demanding class participants.


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.


Presented by Abbie Appel
AMRAP, EMOM, Tabata….another language? No, all killer HIIT timing protocols commonly used to add dimension to our training routine and our conditioning classes. In this session, identify and breakdown traditional work to rest ratios, to effectively train all of our clients. Discover the true qualities of HIIT and why recovery, passive and active, are equally as important as the work. Walk away with 4 different HIIT timing challenges that can be taught alone or mixed-and-matched to maximize workouts.


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!


Presented by Abbie Appel
Bring your stopwatch because this impactful workshop is timed-to-perfection!! If you’re looking for more ways to challenge your clients and classes to improve their metabolism, then experience this workshop that reviews staple HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) timing protocols and dives into new ones. Discuss the science of metabolic conditioning and how each timed workout uniquely trains the metabolism. Walk away with 4 fresh, exciting ideas on how to expand HIIT programs.

Barre Necessities

Presented by Abbie Appel
Barre is still the hottest format around! Learn the basics of Barre…plus a whole lot more. Understand the movement principles and
intensity variables that make Barre, Barre. Discover a proven system that will take your Barre class from great to exceptional. Experience an authentic Barre class with movements that will challenge and enhance any conditioning class.

Time: 76 Minutes

Pilates Power Tower

Presented by Abbie Appel
Experience Pilates like never before using the new Barre Tower by Stroops. This portable tower effortlessly replicates reformer and mat Pilates exercises with elastic resistance allowing you to bring your Pilates studio to the masses. Reexamine Pilates progressions and essential alignment. Uncover the simplicity of designing the perfect class.

Time: 93 Minutes