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Virtual FitnessFest 2021
Virtual FitnessFest 2021
FitnessFest CONFERENCE
Thu, April 22, 2021 @ 08:00 AM — Sun, April 25, 2021 @ 06:00 PM (PDT)
THIS EVENT IS 100% FREE!

Welcome!

Follow the steps below to learn about the conference and to register.


STEP 1: Use the menu to the left to view the AGENDA. You can use the color-coded tracks to view workshops of a specific format.


STEP 2: Use the SPEAKERS and SPONSORS tabs to read about who will be participating in our conference. The CEC tab has general award amounts listed at this time and will have a download of the FitnessFest CEC Grid soon. The PRICING tab features all deadlines and pricing tiers.


STEP 3: When you have decided which workshops you want on your schedule, click REGISTER > Conference Registration and complete the process! You will receive a confirmation email and updates as we get closer to the event.


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conference attendee registration
Full Conference (Multi-Day)
Full Conference (Multi-Day)
$ 229.00 

The Full Conference Package includes all workshops on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. This package excludes pre- and post-conference trainings.

 
Friday Only Registration (One-Day Conference)
Friday Only Registration (One-Day Conference)
$ 129.00 

The One Day Package includes all workshops on the day selected: Friday, Saturday, OR Sunday. The package also includes one of the following depending on which day you are present: Saturday Lunch & Keynote, OR Saturday Virtual Happy Hour. This package excludes pre- and post-conference trainings.

 
Saturday Only Registration (One-Day Conference)
Saturday Only Registration (One-Day Conference)
$ 129.00 

The One Day Package includes all workshops on the day selected: Friday, Saturday, OR Sunday. The package also includes one of the following depending on which day you are present: Saturday Lunch & Keynote, OR Saturday Virtual Happy Hour. This package excludes pre- and post-conference trainings.

 
Sunday Only Registration (One-Day Conference)
Sunday Only Registration (One-Day Conference)
$ 129.00 

The One Day Package includes all workshops on the day selected: Friday, Saturday, OR Sunday. The package also includes one of the following depending on which day you are present: Saturday Lunch & Keynote, OR Saturday Virtual Happy Hour. This package excludes pre- and post-conference trainings.

 
 
friday, april 23, 7:00am - 8:50am
F1: The 7 Fundamental Movement Patterns Applied to Older Adults
F1: The 7 Fundamental Movement Patterns Applied to Older Adults
 
Friday Apr 23, 2021 @  07:00:AM  —  08:50:AM PDT

Using the '7 Fundamental Movement Patterns' to train the strength and power components for older adults is an effective functional strategy. In this session, review the proper techniques for each of these patterns and how to apply them specifically (progressions/regressions, modifications, teaching techniques, etc.) to older clients ranging from frail to fit.

 
 
friday, april 23, 7:00am - 8:50am
F2: TRX Beyond the Basics: The Evolution of Suspension Training
F2: TRX Beyond the Basics: The Evolution of Suspension Training
 
Friday Apr 23, 2021 @  07:00:AM  —  08:50:AM PDT

Redefine what you know about TRX Suspension Training! This session provides a deep dive into the performance and coaching nuances of a series of highly effective TRX movements and combinations. Apply these impactful TRX sequences and coaching methods immediately and watch your suspension training evolve to the next level.

 
 
friday, april 23, 7:00am - 8:50am
F3: 3 Mindset Shifts Fit Pros MUST Make in 2021
F3: 3 Mindset Shifts Fit Pros MUST Make in 2021
 
Friday Apr 23, 2021 @  07:00:AM  —  08:50:AM PDT

For fitness professionals making the transition from gym employee or small studio owner to online business entrepreneur -- guess what!? Successful business ownership is 90% mindset. During this talk, we will get your mind right so you can move forward with confidence. Discover the three most effective shifts you can make in your thinking in order to embrace the shift toward online business ownership and self-reliance happening in the industry right now.

 
 
friday, april 23, 7:00am - 8:50am
F4: The Powerful Core in 3D
F4: The Powerful Core in 3D
 
Friday Apr 23, 2021 @  07:00:AM  —  08:50:AM PDT

The core begins from the ground up -- not crunches. Discover why certain supine core exercises over-utilize the hip flexors and under-utilize the local and global core. Train the core authentically against gravity so that your clients see and feel the difference. Abs are made in the kitchen and the core is made from corrective training that does not create pain and or injuries to the low back. Leave with an understanding that the core is three-dimensional and has a specific purpose in everything we do.

 
 
friday, april 23, 7:00am - 8:50am
F5: Ketogenic Diets and Intermittent Fasting – What are they and do they wo …
F5: Ketogenic Diets and Intermittent Fasting – What are they and do they wo …
 
Friday Apr 23, 2021 @  07:00:AM  —  08:50:AM PDT

‘Keto-everything’ and intermittent fasting are popular and trending, but are they safe, effective, and even sustainable? Put aside the marketing claims and understand the real science of ketones, ketogenic diets, intermittent fasting, metabolism, weight loss, and exercise performance.

 
 
friday, april 23, 7:00am - 8:50am
F6: Aqua Zumba
F6: Aqua Zumba
 
Friday Apr 23, 2021 @  07:00:AM  —  08:00:AM PDT

Aqua Zumba gives new meaning to the idea of an invigorating workout. Splashing, stretching, twisting, even shouting, laughing, hooting and hollering are often heard during an Aqua Zumba workout. Integrating the Zumba formula and philosophy with traditional aqua fitness disciplines, Aqua Zumba blends it all together into a safe, challenging, water-based workout that's cardio conditioning, body toning, and most of all, exhilarating beyond belief!

 
 
friday, april 23, 9:05am - 10:55am
F1: Training the Ageless Female Client
F1: Training the Ageless Female Client
 
Friday Apr 23, 2021 @  09:05:AM  —  10:55:AM PDT

The aging female body has specific needs and concerns. As strength, mobility, stability, and bone density decline, precise training strategies play a large role in successfully addressing these issues. Review foundational conditioning concepts to transform your approach. Learn to apply these principles through practical application in a hands-on session.

 
 
friday, april 23, 9:05am - 10:55am
F2: Return to Fitness Program Design
F2: Return to Fitness Program Design
 
Friday Apr 23, 2021 @  09:05:AM  —  10:55:AM PDT

After a lay-off in fitness activity, clients can't pick up where they left off. This workshop empowers fitness professionals to select assessments with follow-up program designs to help clients safely return to fitness after time away.

 
 
friday, april 23, 9:05am - 10:55am
F3: Marketing Strategies and Programs for 2021
F3: Marketing Strategies and Programs for 2021
 
Friday Apr 23, 2021 @  09:05:AM  —  10:55:AM PDT

Learn how to use scientific studies for programming, content, and social media marketing that will attract customers and establish your credibility. Identify how to be the expert, authority, and local go-to for media inquires. If you’re getting lost in the mass of online experts and virtual fitness offerings -- let science do the talking. See how five recent scientific studies can be used to provide social marketing, create programs for revenue, and book media appearances.

 
 
friday, april 23, 9:05am - 10:55am
F4: POUND® - Rockout.Workout.
F4: POUND® - Rockout.Workout.
 
Friday Apr 23, 2021 @  09:05:AM  —  10:55:AM PDT

Unleash your inner rockstar in this cardio jam session inspired by the infectious, energizing, and sweat-dripping fun of playing the drums.Whether you're a conditioned athlete or a beginner, POUND provides the perfect atmosphere for letting loose, getting energized, improving your health, and rocking out! Using lightly weighted exercise drumsticks, learn how to transform drumming into an incredibly effective way of working out. In addition to providing a challenging way to train the body, learn how POUND promotes positive mood, elicits confidence, enhances unity, and ultimately inspires positive action in life. Leave this session with an understanding of POUND's effect on the mind, body, and inner rockstar.

 
 
friday, april 23, 9:05am - 10:55am
F5: Stress & the Polyvagal Theory
F5: Stress & the Polyvagal Theory
 
Friday Apr 23, 2021 @  09:05:AM  —  10:55:AM PDT

Human beings are very complex. From anatomy and physiology to emotional regulation and interpersonal relationships, all aspects of biopsychosocial influences must be considered in the client and patient.


Stress, trauma, and anxiety are all-too-common conditions in today's society. Join Functional Podiatrist and Human Movement Specialist Dr Emily Splichal as she explores concepts in the stress response inspired by Dr. Stephen Porges work and the Polyvagal Theory. Gain a better understanding of the fight, flight, and freeze responses and how improper processing of these primal responses can lead to chronic pain, anxiety, muscular tension, and postural imbalances.

 
 
friday, april 23, 9:05am - 10:55am
F6: Drills and Skills for Mobility, Balance, and Core (aqua)
F6: Drills and Skills for Mobility, Balance, and Core (aqua)
 
Friday Apr 23, 2021 @  09:05:AM  —  10:55:AM PDT

Explore interesting, progressive movement patterns in the water to ease orthopaedic issues. This is an exercise prescription to improve joint mobility and Range of Motion (ROM). Leave with challenging multi-planar routines to help improve functionality and the ability to cope with Activities of Daily Living (ADLs). Joint issues and conditions caused by aging will also be considered.

 
 
friday, april 23, "outside of the box" opportunities, 10:55am - 11:30am
"Outside of the Box" Opportunities
"Outside of the Box" Opportunities
 
Friday Apr 23, 2021 @  10:55:AM  —  11:30:AM PDT

In this changing world, find out how these three fitness professionals have made things happen and not only stayed in the game but soared! Different paths, a variety of insightful information for you.

 
 
friday, april 23, 11:30am - 1:20pm
F1: YogaFit for Active Adults
F1: YogaFit for Active Adults
 
Friday Apr 23, 2021 @  11:30:AM  —  01:20:PM PDT

This session will focus on developing your yoga practice for aging adults in a variety of fitness categories using a chair for assistance. Adaptations of poses to improve posture and balance, increase range of motion, and develop self?confidence will be covered. You will leave with an understanding of how to teach a multilevel class that challenges those seniors who are physically fit while offering a variety of modifications for those who lead a more sedentary lifestyle.

 
 
friday, april 23, 11:30am - 1:20pm
F2: Fundamentals of Squat Progressions and Variations
F2: Fundamentals of Squat Progressions and Variations
 
Friday Apr 23, 2021 @  11:30:AM  —  01:20:PM PDT

This combination of lecture and hands-on workshop will discuss and identify the biomechanics and technical intricacies of the squat. From simple observation, it seems to be a relatively simple movement to complete that doesn’t require much thought or technique; however, the squat is one of the most technical and difficult movements to master. Learn the importance of the squat, progressions and variations, and a complete analysis of the mechanics and technical intricacies both from an execution and a training perspective.

 
 
friday, april 23, 11:30am - 1:20pm
F3: It's All About The Experience (Better Referrals, Retention, and Revenue …
F3: It's All About The Experience (Better Referrals, Retention, and Revenue …
 
Friday Apr 23, 2021 @  11:30:AM  —  01:20:PM PDT

In the highly competitive fitness industry, member experience is the key to staying ahead. A great experience leads to more referrals, better retention, and an increase in revenue. Learn how to understand members’ needs and how to train staff to not only meet, but exceed those needs. This session is full of tangible tips and tools that can be implemented immediately to create an unparalleled member experience.

 
 
friday, april 23, 11:30am - 1:20pm
F4: Country Fusion®
F4: Country Fusion®
 
Friday Apr 23, 2021 @  11:30:AM  —  01:20:PM PDT

These boots were made for dancin’! Country Fusion® is a fitness program that incorporates country music and dance. Burn up to 500 calories as you increase your heart rate, learn new dance moves, extend your flexibility, and improve postural alignment. The session blends country, latin, hip hop, jazz, and swing for an addicting total body workout designed for all levels, ages, and for males and females.

 
 
friday, april 23, 11:30am - 1:20pm
F5: The Power of Plants to Prevent and Reverse Chronic Disease
F5: The Power of Plants to Prevent and Reverse Chronic Disease
 
Friday Apr 23, 2021 @  11:30:AM  —  01:20:PM PDT

Nutrition is a key element to living a long, healthy life, yet it’s probably one of the most confused and biased topics today. For more than 20 years, evidence has continued to mount about how a whole food, plant-based diet can prevent and even reverse most chronic diseases. This is why every major health organization recommends eating more whole plant foods and little (if any) animal and/or processed products. In this session, review key evidence and find resources you can share with your clients to help them get on a healthier eating plan.

 
 
friday, april 23, 11:30am - 1:20pm
F6: Backs, Hips, Shoulders, Knees (aqua)
F6: Backs, Hips, Shoulders, Knees (aqua)
 
Friday Apr 23, 2021 @  11:30:AM  —  01:20:PM PDT

This aquatic workshop focuses on helping clients who have orthopedic pain to relearn functional movement patterns. We will first suggest exercise preparation that applies to land or pool exercises. Then, we’ll use some exercises that have been moved into ambulation (to make them more functional). Finally, progressions are added to further challenge qualities such as balance, coordination, endurance, trunk stability, and proprioception. We will focus on clients with chronic pain from orthopedic issues like shoulder, hip, knee, and back disorders. These concepts and exercises can be used in one-on-one rehab, personal training, and in group classes.

 
 
friday, april 23, 1:35pm - 3:35pm
F1: Functional Flexibility & Stability
F1: Functional Flexibility & Stability
 
Friday Apr 23, 2021 @  01:35:PM  —  03:25:PM PDT

Experience the complex dimensions of the fascial lines and why integrating specific movement patterns is essential for a functional body. Learn why stability and mobility lead to greater flexibility when there are strategies that lead to techniques. Many clients suffer from inflexibility in their hips and knees leading to pain. Unlock the dysfunctional movement patterns to understand how to get them moving through observation and specification.

 
 
friday, april 23, 1:35pm - 3:35pm
F2: The Foot and Ankle: A Kinesiology Guide and Key Preventative Strategies …
F2: The Foot and Ankle: A Kinesiology Guide and Key Preventative Strategies …
 
Friday Apr 23, 2021 @  01:35:PM  —  03:25:PM PDT

The foot and ankle structure are complex and may exert great influence on the rest of the human movement system (HMS). This session introduces regional interdependence, explaining how the body functions as one interconnected kinetic chain and how compensations or impairments in one region may lead to impairments within other regions. Learn more about the mechanics of the foot and ankle during movement, how to identify key dysfunctions, and how they will impact the body. Also learn how to implement corrective exercise techniques to help prevent injury and improve overall movement efficiency.

 
 
friday, april 23, 1:35pm - 3:35pm
F3: Built to Last
F3: Built to Last
 
Friday Apr 23, 2021 @  01:35:PM  —  03:25:PM PDT

Did COVID catch you unprepared? Many of us learned a hard lesson last year about putting our eggs in one basket. Despite warnings and ideas presented in the past, we’ve been taught to trade time for money, go to work for an established organization, and rely on tried and true methods for getting people moving which ended up leaving us all in need of a quick pivot last spring. In this session, we’ll discuss the needs and opportunities for diversification in the fitness industry and create a plan for implementing a business plan built to last.

 
 
friday, april 23, 1:35pm - 3:35pm
F4: Freestyling Workout Program Protocols
F4: Freestyling Workout Program Protocols
 
Friday Apr 23, 2021 @  01:35:PM  —  03:25:PM PDT

Get your creative juices flowing! Dive into ways to create freestyle group fitness classes that take away the boredom and keep your classes feeling fresh. Expect movement and lecture in this workshop!

 
 
friday, april 23, 1:35pm - 3:35pm
F5: Movement is Medicine: Honoring the past, preserving our future.
F5: Movement is Medicine: Honoring the past, preserving our future.
 
Friday Apr 23, 2021 @  01:35:PM  —  03:25:PM PDT

Each individual is an important center link in a generational chain and they have a profound ripple effect. It is necessary to care for, and heal from the past and present, to ensure a healthier, brighter future for generations to come. If we do not care for the body and self, we lose the ability to care for the world around us.


After Acosia's chat with you, she will finish with a beautiful Vinyasa Flow class. 

7 Generation Prayer Flow: This is a Vinyasa style prayer flow that uses 7th Generation philosophy to connect past, present, and future. Vinyasa Yoga connects one posture to the next using the breath.


 
 
friday, april 23, 1:35pm - 3:35pm
F6: Split Splash (interval training - no equipment - dual depth)
F6: Split Splash (interval training - no equipment - dual depth)
 
Friday Apr 23, 2021 @  01:35:PM  —  03:25:PM PDT

Experience Liquid Interval Training in a SPLIT (Dual Depth) Pool! Work, Rest, Repeat in all the different flavors. Learn how to safely and effectively incorporate interval training simultaneously for deep and shallow water classes!  Experience a variety of interval options to take your participants to their next level!

 
 
saturday, april 24, 7:00am - 8:50am
S1: Women's Hormones from Peri-Menopause to Post-Menopause
S1: Women's Hormones from Peri-Menopause to Post-Menopause
 
Saturday Apr 24, 2021 @  07:00:AM  —  08:50:AM PDT

Find the answer to “why isn’t anything I do working anymore?” and get your clients (or yourself) on track again. What happens beginning in the late 30s? How does a woman in her 60s experience hormone changes? What exercise changes should – but aren’t always – optimized to support muscle, bone, and brain health? Identify how to bring hormones into your intake and health history and then design programs that are scientifically proven for that status. When you program for the whole woman: muscular, skeletal, and endocrine system, you can get her results that optimize her aging.

 
 
saturday, april 24, 7:00am - 8:50am
S2: Smart Strength for Small Group Training
S2: Smart Strength for Small Group Training
 
Saturday Apr 24, 2021 @  07:00:AM  —  08:50:AM PDT

Intelligent ideas for strength and conditioning Small Group Training groups that make sense! In an interactive learning environment, review functional training principles and focus on the practical application of program design. Utilizing resistance tubing, dumbbells, and a Step, learn critical body alignment, precise cueing, and movement progressions with multiple Small Group Training options.

 
 
saturday, april 24, 7:00am - 8:50am
S3: Creating Equity in the Fitness Space
S3: Creating Equity in the Fitness Space
 
Saturday Apr 24, 2021 @  07:00:AM  —  08:50:AM PDT

Learn the principles of equity in the fitness industry and how to move beyond the learning principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion and into a place of five tangible action steps you can take to make your fitness practices equitable.

 
 
saturday, april 24, 7:00am - 8:50am
S4: BASH: SudorTaino Kickbox Fusion + HIGH Fitness + Country Fusion
S4: BASH: SudorTaino Kickbox Fusion + HIGH Fitness + Country Fusion
 
Saturday Apr 24, 2021 @  07:00:AM  —  08:50:AM PDT

SudorTaino: Kickbox Fusion - Learn to fuse together the fundamentals of kickboxing and your favorite high intensity interval training moves. Create an authentic spirit, mind, and body experience that works for you and your tribe!


HIGH Fitness - Aerobics is back! Bigger, better, HIGHer! Old school aerobics meets modern fitness techniques. Get addicted!


Country Fusion - Dance to classic country songs and learn classic country line dances while incorporating intervals, flexibility exercises, and a whole lot of FUN!

 
 
saturday, april 24, 7:00am - 8:50am
S5: The Impact of Gut Health & Probiotics on Fitness
S5: The Impact of Gut Health & Probiotics on Fitness
 
Saturday Apr 24, 2021 @  07:00:AM  —  08:50:AM PDT

This workshop will review the impact of gut health and probiotic consumption on health, fitness, and athletic performance. The role of exercise on gut health and probiotics on athletic performance will be discussed based on research evidence. Recommendations for probiotic consumption/supplementation will be provided.

 
 
saturday, april 24, 7:00am - 8:50am
S6: Move, Train, Play (for the pool)
S6: Move, Train, Play (for the pool)
 
Saturday Apr 24, 2021 @  07:00:AM  —  08:50:AM PDT

We need to MOVE! and to move well into old age. To move, to work, to play, to function well. To move efficiently, effectively, and pain-free. How should we do it? TRAIN SMART, focusing on minimizing the effects of aging on the body. TRAIN to improve your life, to work with ease, and to function better. TRAIN the body, the joints, the muscles. TRAIN balance, stability, flexibility. TRAIN coordination and the brain. Now add fun! TRAIN with PLAY to mobilize your body, challenge your brain, and enjoy life more.

 
 
saturday, april 24, 9:05am - 10:55am
S1: Functional Balance Circuits for Clients over 60
S1: Functional Balance Circuits for Clients over 60
 
Saturday Apr 24, 2021 @  09:05:AM  —  10:55:AM PDT

In this hands-on session, look at the science behind training balance. Discover various strategies and techniques for training balance and practice together. Four different levels of balance circuits and sessions will be covered in a fun and informative way, and you'll also experience how to progress and regress various exercises for our aging clients.

 
 
saturday, april 24, 9:05am - 10:55am
S2: Eccentric Training Unleashed: Lions, Tigers, and Gains, Oh My!
S2: Eccentric Training Unleashed: Lions, Tigers, and Gains, Oh My!
 
Saturday Apr 24, 2021 @  09:05:AM  —  10:55:AM PDT

Many new developments have been explored and discussed with respect to eccentric training including its application in body composition, its use in progressive overload, and more specific training guidelines. ECC muscle exercise can be proposed not only to athletes and healthy subjects, but also to individuals with moderately to severely limited exercise capacity, with the ultimate goal being to improve their functional capacity and quality of life. This presentation examines the science of eccentric training and extends this science by focusing on practical recommendations for all able-bodied and athletic populations.

 
 
saturday, april 24, 9:05am - 10:55am
S3: How to Get Published and Leverage Media to Grow Your Business
S3: How to Get Published and Leverage Media to Grow Your Business
 
Saturday Apr 24, 2021 @  09:05:AM  —  10:55:AM PDT

Working with the media is a crucial component in enhancing the visibility of one's brand. From magazine to podcasting to television, being able to extend the reach of your brand through the use of media is one of the best marketing strategies that fitness entrepreneurs should be leveraging. During this session, internationally published photographer and award winning marketing specialist James Patrick will uncover the four steps that one must take to grow a successful relationship with the media and how to then leverage gained media features to further the marketing of his or her business and brand.

 
 
saturday, april 24, 9:05am - 10:55am
S4: BASH: Strong Nation + Zumba + Masala Bhangra
S4: BASH: Strong Nation + Zumba + Masala Bhangra
 
Saturday Apr 24, 2021 @  09:05:AM  —  10:55:AM PDT

STRONG Nation™ combines body weight, muscle conditioning, cardio and plyometric training moves synced to original music that has been specifically designed to match every single move.


Zumba® - Take the "work" out of workout by mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. Once the Latin and World rhythms take over, you'll see why Zumba® Fitness classes are often called exercise in disguise. Super effective? Check. Super fun? Check and check.


Masala Bhangra® is an Indian-dance based program, designed for people of all ages and fitness levels who love to stay physically active. Masala Bhangra® is an ACE, AFAA and AFLCA approved program. Specifically, it introduces high energy Bhangra and Bollywood dance movements in an easy-to-follow fitness format, and is a mechanism by which thousands of people have been moved, touched and inspired to become physically active. With the dance choreography directly influenced by the music and dance of modern Bhangra and Bollywood styles, Masala Bhangra is a fresh and exciting addition to the world of fitness and dance.

 
 
saturday, april 24, 9:05am - 10:55am
S5: The Whole Package - Nutrition, Wellness, & Self Care
S5: The Whole Package - Nutrition, Wellness, & Self Care
 
Saturday Apr 24, 2021 @  09:05:AM  —  10:55:AM PDT

Former Olympian, mom of four, global master trainer, and VP Worldwide Sports Performance and Fitness for Herbalife Nutrition - Samantha Clayton shares her passion for eating right, "thinking like an athlete", and taking care of yourself in the midst of one of the busiest times in your life. Come away with tips to enhance your personal performance and a plan to make this your most successful year yet.

 
 
saturday, april 24, 9:05am - 10:55am
S6: Cardio & Circuit Combos (shallow water choreo with buoy circuits)
S6: Cardio & Circuit Combos (shallow water choreo with buoy circuits)
 
Saturday Apr 24, 2021 @  09:05:AM  —  10:55:AM PDT

Take the mystery out of aquatic choreography and gain a better understanding of Add-On, Pyramid & Pure Repetition choreography styles.  Pairing these cardio combos with buoy combinations to give a well rounded class that will satisfy a variety of populations. 

 
 
saturday, april 24, keynote, 11:00am - 12:00pm
KEYNOTE: The Power of Purpose
KEYNOTE: The Power of Purpose
 
Saturday Apr 24, 2021 @  11:00:AM  —  12:00:PM PDT

Is self-doubt holding you back? Are you achieving your goals? Working to your full potential? Making an impact on society? Join Dr. Splichal as she explores the power of self-advocacy and its relationship to success in all areas of life, but especially as it relates to your career. Whether you are an employee or an entrepreneur, it’s important to make sure your voice is heard in order to amplify your accomplishments and reach your goals. The power of purpose lies within your voice. It’s time to speak up.  

 
 
saturday, april 24, 12:10pm - 2:00pm
S1: Aged To Perfection
S1: Aged To Perfection
 
Saturday Apr 24, 2021 @  12:10:PM  —  02:00:PM PDT

In each part of a female athlete’s life, there are many different considerations as their body shifts from one season to another. Join this incredible group of educators as they talk through the current research for exercising as we progress at every age. After talking through the research, apply the information to a group workout where you can see the full application in a workout setting.

 
 
saturday, april 24, 12:10pm - 2:00pm
S2: TRX 10 Steps to Creating the Optimal Virtual Experience
S2: TRX 10 Steps to Creating the Optimal Virtual Experience
 
Saturday Apr 24, 2021 @  12:10:PM  —  02:00:PM PDT

This unique session focuses on the key steps to creating an incredible virtual training EXPERIENCE that keeps your participants coming back for more and builds a tribe of fierce promoters! Learn how to deepen your engagement and expand your impact in a virtual environment to create an optimal workout experience in every session you deliver. Your business will grow to levels you could have only imagined.

 
 
saturday, april 24, 12:10pm - 2:00pm
S3: 3 Steps to Maximize Income and Impact Online
S3: 3 Steps to Maximize Income and Impact Online
 
Saturday Apr 24, 2021 @  12:10:PM  —  02:00:PM PDT

Instructors and trainers aren’t taught the marketing and business skills they need to be successful outside of the facility. Here are my best tips for ensuring your online fitness business is creating revenue right out of the gate.

 
 
saturday, april 24, 12:10pm - 2:00pm
S4: BASH: POUND® + POWR'd
S4: BASH: POUND® + POWR'd
 
Saturday Apr 24, 2021 @  12:10:PM  —  02:00:PM PDT

POUND® - Unleash your inner rockstar in this cardio jam session inspired by the infectious, energizing, and sweat-dripping fun of playing the drums. Designed for all fitness levels, whether you're a conditioned athlete or a beginner, POUND provides the perfect atmosphere for letting loose, getting energized, improving your health, and rocking out!


POWR’d - Get POWR'd (A Full Body HIGH ENERGY Circuit Training)

An explosive workout that incorporates the lower body, upper body, and core through HIIT and strength training. It's functional training at its best. Move through all the planes and feel all the feels as you connect mind to body to really bring that feel-good love to your body! 

 
 
saturday, april 24, 12:10pm - 2:00pm
S5: Working to Heal and Feel Better: Lupus, Hashimotos, Rheumatoid Arthriti …
S5: Working to Heal and Feel Better: Lupus, Hashimotos, Rheumatoid Arthriti …
 
Saturday Apr 24, 2021 @  12:10:PM  —  02:00:PM PDT

Autoimmune diseases often leave clients with weight gain and fatigue that can leave them frustrated with their fitness and nutrition goals. Hear Dr. Kella Price’s experience with Hashimoto’s Hypothyroidism and her work with autoimmune clients, creating success through a personalized approach, nutrition, and exercise programming that works with the body, not against it.

 
 
saturday, april 24, 12:10pm - 2:00pm
S6: Noodle Rx (aqua)
S6: Noodle Rx (aqua)
 
Saturday Apr 24, 2021 @  12:10:PM  —  02:00:PM PDT

This low-impact program was created to accommodate students of various heights and fitness levels in a shallow-water class. The first segment focuses on creating class content with grounded moves and the other two segments demonstrate how incorporating a noodle provides creative challenges and reduced impact. 

 
 
saturday, april 24, 2:15pm - 4:05pm
S1: I Am Ageless Now™
S1: I Am Ageless Now™
 
Saturday Apr 24, 2021 @  02:15:PM  —  04:05:PM PDT

I Am Ageless Now™ bridges the gap between therapy and fitness. Created by international speaker and Bender Ball® creator Leslee Bender, the workshop provides strategies for people to live active, pain-free lives with vitality, no matter what age. Learn motivational techniques, how to conduct science-based sessions that feature mindful movement, and how to help clients improve joint mobility and stability. The course covers training fascial lines; methods to improve the integrity of movement; postural issues affecting movement quality; assessments; functional training techniques; motivational cueing and mantras; planes of motion; energy facilitation of fascia; benefits of massage and movement; and joint alignment integrity. Participants receive a training manual and original Bender Ball®. CECs: ACE | AFAA | NASM | PMA

 
 
saturday, april 24, 2:15pm - 4:05pm
S2: Injury Prevention 101
S2: Injury Prevention 101
 
Saturday Apr 24, 2021 @  02:15:PM  —  04:05:PM PDT

Exercise + exercise = injury. How can adding corrective exercise to an exercise program lead away from the intended outcome? This workshop covers the multitude of factors that lead to fitness injuries, empowering fitness professionals with comprehensive lifestyle coaching toolboxes to minimize injury risks. 

 
 
saturday, april 24, 2:15pm - 4:05pm
S3: Beyond At-Home Fitness
S3: Beyond At-Home Fitness
 
Saturday Apr 24, 2021 @  02:15:PM  —  04:05:PM PDT

By now most fitness professionals know or have an idea about providing a high-quality streaming workout. But what about the items that turn a workout into a community? In this session, discuss business strategies to grow your virtual training business and how to create a community that stays engaged.

 
 
saturday, april 24, 2:15pm - 4:05pm
S4: BASH: Happy Hour at the Barre + Cardio Yoga
S4: BASH: Happy Hour at the Barre + Cardio Yoga
 
Saturday Apr 24, 2021 @  02:15:PM  —  04:05:PM PDT

Happy Hour at the Barre - Why so serious? Barre class was always intended to be fun, much like any good happy hour! In this session, learn new ways for creating Happy Vibes with your choreography, your music choices, and your communication system. Take away new choreography, a new attitude, and a whole new approach to assuring your Happy Hour Barre class is true to its name.


Cardio Yoga - A sweat-drenched, mind-altering exercise experience that shifts your fitness endorphin high into the next dimension! This is not simply yoga sped up; it’s smart fitness blended with powerful yogic philosophy. Based on scientific “Power Posturing” and rhythmic drills, Cardio Yoga is the perfect practice for fitness fans who “can’t slow down” for yoga, and for the yogi who needs to incorporate more cardio into her wellness routine. This series must be experienced to be fully understood.

 
 
saturday, april 24, 2:15pm - 4:05pm
S5: Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat
S5: Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat
 
Saturday Apr 24, 2021 @  02:15:PM  —  04:05:PM PDT

Mindful eating is an inside-out approach that cultivates curiosity, balance, non-judgment, and acceptance. During this interactive session, earn how to use the structure of the Mindful Eating Cycle, a powerful and universal approach to address the complex issues contributing to problematic eating behaviors that interfere with self-care. Deconstruct the Mindful Eating Cycle and explore the bio-psycho-social drivers of each decision point. Engage in a guided mini-mindful eating experience to practice your skills.

 
 
saturday, april 24, 2:15pm - 4:05pm
S6: Ai Chi (aqua)
S6: Ai Chi (aqua)
 
Saturday Apr 24, 2021 @  02:15:PM  —  04:05:PM PDT

A combination of deep breathing and slow, broad movements standing in chest-depth water. Flowing movements integrate mental, physical, and spiritual energy. The benefits of Ai Chi are countless.

 
 
saturday, april 24,virtual happy hour, 4:15pm - 5:00pm
Virtual Happy Hour
Virtual Happy Hour
 
Saturday Apr 24, 2021 @  04:15:PM  —  05:00:PM PDT
 
 
sunday, april 25, 7:00am - 8:50am
SD1: TRX: Training for All Life Stages
SD1: TRX: Training for All Life Stages
 
Sunday Apr 25, 2021 @  07:00:AM  —  08:50:AM PDT

Deliver optimum results for everyone, regardless of age or stage. Exploring factors such as mindset, motivation, coaching style, and training emphasis, this powerful session illustrates how to tailor training experiences to overcome the barriers that confront exercisers at different life stages and how to flourish regardless of the challenges we face.

 
 
sunday, april 25, 7:00am - 8:50am
SD2: JACS Bootcamp
SD2: JACS Bootcamp
 
Sunday Apr 25, 2021 @  07:00:AM  —  08:50:AM PDT

Heart-Pumping. Soul-Lifting. Fitness Fun-Driven. Come take a workshop to release those endorphins that just make you FEEL - and make you FEEL GOOD! A lecture followed by a workout to take back to add to your training treasure trove!

 
 
sunday, april 25, 7:00am - 8:50am
SD3: Stand Out and Increase Sales with the Consumer Journey
SD3: Stand Out and Increase Sales with the Consumer Journey
 
Sunday Apr 25, 2021 @  07:00:AM  —  08:50:AM PDT

With the rush for all health and fitness professionals to get online, the industry feels more crowded than ever. In this session, James Patrick will work with participants to find their own unique platform, marketing strategies to increase brand awareness, and efficient content marketing tactics to onboard more clients.

 
 
sunday, april 25, 7:00am - 8:50am
SD4: Becoming a BRAND
SD4: Becoming a BRAND
 
Sunday Apr 25, 2021 @  07:00:AM  —  08:50:AM PDT

Put the "YOU" in YOUr fitness class. Connection is key. Learn how to provide an experience beyond the workout, helping your clients stay motivated and access the power within.

 
 
sunday, april 25, 7:00am - 8:50am
SD5: Protein Timing & Training: Separating Fact from Fiction
SD5: Protein Timing & Training: Separating Fact from Fiction
 
Sunday Apr 25, 2021 @  07:00:AM  —  08:50:AM PDT

This presentation will discuss the role of protein in general health, athletic performance, and training recovery. Evidence for the impact of nutrient timing will be discussed and recommendations specific to protein timing will be provided.

 
 
sunday, april 25, 7:00am - 8:50am
SD6: H2O Rocks Bootcamp: Not Your Grandma's Water Fitness Class!
SD6: H2O Rocks Bootcamp: Not Your Grandma's Water Fitness Class!
 
Sunday Apr 25, 2021 @  07:00:AM  —  08:50:AM PDT

Looking for something different to add to your group fitness plan? They love bootcamp on land...and it is even better in the WATER! Aqua bootcamp offers a high-intensity, athletic approach to water fitness using gravity from land and the resistance of the water. This workshop implements a combination of strength training exercises, sports-specific drills, intense cardiovascular work, intervals, and plyometrics. Whether you work with beginners, avid fitness enthusiasts, or are simply looking for a new way to share water with your die-hard land-based clients: H2O Rocks!


*This class is recommended for an apparently healthy population and is not a true water aerobics class, as it is water assisted and not water resisted.*


**Exercises done in this class setting are not considered safe for an everyday aqua class; however, they can be adapted for most.**

 
 
sunday, april 25, 9:05am - 10:55am
SD1: Fall Risk, Sensory Stimulation, and Perception of Self
SD1: Fall Risk, Sensory Stimulation, and Perception of Self
 
Sunday Apr 25, 2021 @  09:05:AM  —  10:55:AM PDT

Falls are one of the major concerns of 65+ clientele. Despite the abundance of balance programming and fall reduction products, the US healthcare system still reports spending $50 billion annually on fall-related costs. Join Human Movement Specialist Dr. Emily Splichal as she explores how fall reduction programming needs to start with the client's ability to perceive themselves as it relates to both their internal and external environments.

Learn how interoception and the perception of "I am" or body ownership is critical to exteroception and the concept of kinesthetic awareness. As soon as we lose this internal/external relationship, our fall risk dramatically increases. Learn how to use gravity, muscle contractions, barefoot stimulation, and breath to build body ownership and bulletproof our boomers from falls!

 
 
sunday, april 25, 9:05am - 10:55am
SD2: Breaking the Core
SD2: Breaking the Core
 
Sunday Apr 25, 2021 @  09:05:AM  —  10:55:AM PDT

This workshop is developed around current research on core training and how trainers can utilize this information. The term ‘core’ has been crucified and dragged through the mud over the years, but it’s an important element of a well-balanced training program. Whether you work with athletes or the active aging population, implementing solid core training is a must. Throughout this workshop we will discuss relevant terms and exercises to implement immediately.

 
 
sunday, april 25, 9:05am - 10:55am
SD3: 5 Ways to Grow Your Training Business in 2021: Online, Offline, In-Stu …
SD3: 5 Ways to Grow Your Training Business in 2021: Online, Offline, In-Stu …
 
Sunday Apr 25, 2021 @  09:05:AM  —  10:55:AM PDT

2021 has not exactly snapped back to pre-Covid days. We need new strategies to motivate and acquire new clients. This lecture will cover five simple strategies to grow your business and can be applied to an online/virtual training business, in-person, in-studio, and hybrid.  

 
 
sunday, april 25, 9:05am - 10:55am
SD4: Tribology: A fusion of fitness formats
SD4: Tribology: A fusion of fitness formats
 
Sunday Apr 25, 2021 @  09:05:AM  —  10:55:AM PDT

Learn to motivate your tribe with HIIT, tribal dance, kickboxing, and yoga-inspired moves to help them unleash stress, feel amazing, and own their authentic fitness level.

 
 
sunday, april 25, 9:05am - 10:55am
SD5: Metabolic Conditioning with 9 Monster Workouts
SD5: Metabolic Conditioning with 9 Monster Workouts
 
Sunday Apr 25, 2021 @  09:05:AM  —  10:55:AM PDT

Join Dr. Len Kravitz for a comprehensive review of the metabolic and physiological processes that drive physical exercise and athletic performance. We have brand new, cutting-edge research (from Len’s Lab) on exciting NEW ways to train the body: time efficient and highly effective. Move over extreme conditioning and get ready for the NEXT generation of training protocols. Every exercise professional will leave with nine research-based training programs that your clients will relish with excitement.

 
 
sunday, april 25, 9:05am - 10:55am
SD6: Wave Warrior
SD6: Wave Warrior
 
Sunday Apr 25, 2021 @  09:05:AM  —  10:55:AM PDT

Whether your aqua class is 30, 45, or 60-minutes long, you can get your students the calorie and muscle burn they want each time they come to class. Wave Warrior is a total body aquatic workout that takes interval training to the next level by combining strength, cardio, flexibility, and intense core training.

 
 
sunday, april 25, 11:30am - 1:20pm
SD1: HIIT and LIFT: Interval Training for Menopause
SD1: HIIT and LIFT: Interval Training for Menopause
 
Sunday Apr 25, 2021 @  11:30:AM  —  01:20:PM PDT

Menopause doesn’t have to mean weight gain, fatigue, and muscle mass loss. Instead, the right combination of programming to work with - not against - female hormones can get results. Explore a combination of exercise principles to maximize results in maintaining a healthy weight, keeping toned, having energy, and feeling great!

 
 
sunday, april 25, 11:30am - 1:20pm
SD2: Butts and Guts: Optimize Glute and Core Function
SD2: Butts and Guts: Optimize Glute and Core Function
 
Sunday Apr 25, 2021 @  11:30:AM  —  01:20:PM PDT

The glutes and core are functional muscle groups that improve performance, prevent injury, plus make you look great! Many people do numerous exercises for these areas, yet still have trouble activating them during workouts. Learn how to position your hips and spine so muscle function is optimized.

 
 
sunday, april 25, 11:30am - 1:20pm
SD3: Creating and Cultivating Community
SD3: Creating and Cultivating Community
 
Sunday Apr 25, 2021 @  11:30:AM  —  01:20:PM PDT

People are craving community now more than ever, which means creating a community surrounding your business is critical to your success. Learn your next five steps to easily creating and cultivating a community through digital, virtual, and live options and how to generate your online awareness campaigns to bring more people into your community.

 
 
sunday, april 25, 11:30am - 1:20pm
SD4: Extreme HIIT Chaos
SD4: Extreme HIIT Chaos
 
Sunday Apr 25, 2021 @  11:30:AM  —  01:20:PM PDT

This program is a muscle-stimulating, mind-blowing HIIT workout experience delivering random HIIT, PHA (peripheral heart action), and powerful, mindful movements utilizing real-time feedback where all body systems are challenged to work in collaboration. Transform your client’s body and mind in a brand new way; because when they train in chaos, you prepare them for anything.

 
 
sunday, april 25, 11:30am - 1:20pm
SD5: Relax and Unwind
SD5: Relax and Unwind
 
Sunday Apr 25, 2021 @  11:30:AM  —  01:20:PM PDT

A twist-themed restoring practice to wrap up your weekend and leave you feeling your best.

 
 
sunday, april 25, 11:30am - 1:20pm
SD6: Offering Specific Modifications and Options in the Pool
SD6: Offering Specific Modifications and Options in the Pool
 
Sunday Apr 25, 2021 @  11:30:AM  —  01:20:PM PDT

We all experience groups of students with a variety of health considerations and fitness levels. How do you teach to all these populations and give everyone everything they need?! Let industry expert Janice Jaicks show you specific options for knee, shoulder, and back issues without missing a beat for those who need more of a challenge.

 
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