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.

ALL TIME HIITS with Abbie Appel

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.

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!

METABOLIC MIXER with Abbie Appel

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.

Webinar: How Can I Run My Own Zoom or Facebook Live Class for My Students?

Presented by SCW Fitness
Join this exciting webinar as we explore the ins and outs of offering streaming classes to your students. If you are having trouble with your voice and music blending, these experts have the answer! Learn the secrets of streaming in this 45-minute webinar open to everyone!

Topics Addressed:
1. How can I afford a bully offer a live stream work out to my students?
2. What lighting system should I use?
3. How should I place my computer?
4. Should I purchase a microphone or use air pads to share my voice with my participants?
5. Do I have to pay a Music licensing fee to ASCAP or BMI?
6. What waiver of liability should I be sharing with my clients to avoid litigation?

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

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.

Mat to the Max

With Abbie Appel
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 challenge.

Gliding Scales – Barre with Gliders

With Abbie Appel
Slide into plies, scales and tendus with this exciting Barre-based workout that incorporates one piece of equipment: gliders. With a variety of dynamic exercises for upper body, lower body and core, discover how gliders can enhance creativity and effectiveness of standard Barre movements. Experience Barre on a whole new level!