I Wish I Knew Before…

With Yury Rockit
Any age can teach active aging clients with understanding of the aging mental process from the perspective of mindfulness. Current research reveals possible secrets and tips that Yury shares for adding to aging process mindfulness, meditation, and music. We will also address balance from a mental and physical perspective.

Functional Fluid Fitness for Longevity

With Christine Conti
Experience a Vinyasa-Flow full-body warm-up that seamlessly transitions into segments of FUNctional low impact interval training. Hone in on your breath, strength, flexibility, and balance while having fun! Explore the magic of guided imagery at the end of class that will leave you feeling strong and empowered.

Deep Stretch & the Aging

With Ann Gilbert
Discover a new land-based format that focuses on the science behind the deep stretch for your active ager. Eliminate the fear of mat work, and empower your members with the educational-based format that easily can be launched into your growing active aging program GX lineup.

Elapsed Time: 70 minutes

Functional Fitness After 50

With Maureen Hagan
Learn Mo’s contemporary approach to building a fit mind, body and attitude after age fifty, based on 10 functional movement patterns and progressions, 7 training methods and decades of training baby boomers. Understand the role that functional movement and purposeful exercise has to play in achieving, preserving and maximizing fitness, health and wellness.

Elapsed Time: 93 minutes

Body & Sole: Barefoot Training for Active Agers

With Lawrence Biscontini, MA
One of our biggest fears as we age is falling, yet rarely do we spend time with our active agers addressing our feet which carry us through life. Research and Review from the Barefoot Trend is hotter than ever, and this workshop fuses the latest peer reviewed, cutting-edge information with practical applications of shoeless movement for older adults. We will blend research with foot hygiene, muscular anatomy, and stability and mobility movements to train the foot and lower-leg complex to improve balance and foot function.

Time: 93 minutes

DNA of Successful Fitness Managers

With Ann Gilbert
This educational lecture is a resource for the development of a successful fitness manager. Learn how to get the job done and understand if you have the DNA to be a fitness manager while making yourself indispensable. Study proven strategies of those with over 30+ years of leadership experience.

Elapsed Time: 94 minutes

Core Fit

With Elian Haan
Ingredients for this format are balance, flexibility and strength, delivering quality over quantity with an emphasis on the how and why. Look for simple, result-driven and effective moves. Experience five 10-minute blocks of lunges & squats, shoulders & arms, balance, core and flexibility for a great hour of functional fitness.

Multi-Generational Fitness

With Billie Wartenberg
Is it possible to blend the ages of Millennials through Baby Boomers in your classes? YES, it can be done! Bridge the generational gap with effective and functional ways you can successfully have classes for ALL Fitness Ages and Levels.

Balance for Boomers and Beyond

With Cammy Dennis
Seated exercises provide a great opportunity for improvements in strength and flexibility and provide a rehearsal effect for exercise progression.  Once these initial goals have been accomplished, add standing exercises to more effectively train for function and balance. It’s the perfect equation for success in older adult group fitness classes. In addition to demonstrating exercise progressions, various training tools will be introduced to heighten the opportunity for improving strength, function, and balance.

Time: 85 minutes

Fitness Business: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow

With Lori Lowell
Take a look at where we have been and where we are going. This lecture will focus on programming and operations as well. Learn about the areas of our business and programs to look out for and how to make some shifts moving into tomorrow and prepare for success.

Time: 53 Mins