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THIS EVENT IS 100% FREE!

Join us in Phoenix, Arizona for FitnessFest Conference & Expo!

Earn all your continuing education credits in ONE weekend at ONE location. Personal trainers, group fitness instructors, water aerobics teachers, yoga/Pilates practitioners, nutrition coaches, club directors, and fitness enthusiasts WELCOME!


Follow the steps below to learn about our conference and 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 this year's event. The CEC tab has general award amounts listed at this time and will have the FitnessFest CEC Grid available soon. The PRICING tab features all package options, deadlines, and pricing tiers.


STEP 3: When you have decided which workshops you want on your schedule, click REGISTER > Myself>Choose your profile. This is where you'll select your registration package and complete the process! You will receive a confirmation email and updates as we get closer to the event. There are several amazing choices in one time frame. You must choose ONLY ONE in each time frame. 


OPTIONS INCLUDE:

  • The Full Conference Package includes all workshops on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, plus Saturday's Keynote & Luncheon.
  • The Two-Day Package includes all workshops on the two days selected.
  • The One-Day Package includes all workshops on the day selected.


CANCELLATION POLICY:

Cancellations must be in writing thirty days prior to the first day of the conference. Your registration may then be transferred to another event through December 31, 2024 with a $25 transfer fee. There are no refunds. FitnessFest is not responsible for acts of God, nature, war, union or labor disputes, or other events out of our control. Contact (480) 461-3888 for additional details or with questions.

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Ability360
5031 E Washington St
Phoenix, AZ  USA
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Summary Agenda
FITNESSFEST 2023 AGENDA
 
Friday, April 14
  7:00 AM to 7:30 AM
F1: Introducing Abiity360 & Welcome - Rumbyrt
  7:45 AM to 9:15 AM
F1: Let's Kick It! - Stevenson
  7:45 AM to 9:15 AM
F2: Functional Fitness Assessment for Mature Clients - Ritchie
  7:45 AM to 9:15 AM
F3: How to Train People with Disabilities: A Hands-On Approach - Rumbyrt
  7:45 AM to 9:15 AM
F4: Running Deep: Taking the "Road Warrior" to the Pool - Lagerhausen
  8:15 AM to 9:15 AM
F5: 8:15am - 9:15am WORKOUT: EmPOWERed Yoga - Harrington
  9:25 AM to 11:15 AM
F1: Lifelong Strength with FitFighter - Apgar
  9:25 AM to 11:15 AM
F2: Exercise Strategies to Optimize Brain Health & Fitness - Sipe
  9:25 AM to 11:15 AM
F3: Abs are Made in the Kitchen - Digsby
  9:25 AM to 11:15 AM
F4: Oodles of Noodles - Jaicks
  9:25 AM to 11:15 AM
F5: EXPO PRODUCT DEMOS
  11:15 AM to 12:15 PM
LUNCH and EXPO BREAK
  12:15 PM to 1:45 PM
F1: Fine-Tuning Fitness: Total Body Conditioning - Clayton/Cervantes
  12:15 PM to 1:45 PM
F2: Brain Based Balance Training - Splichal
  12:15 PM to 1:45 PM
F3: PB&J (Pilates Barre Jam) - Svard
  12:15 PM to 1:45 PM
F4: Kick Your Workouts Up to The Next Level with Herbs - Gould/Johnson
  12:15 PM to 1:45 PM
F5: Aqua Ai Chi - Lewen
  1:45 PM to 2:25 PM
EXPO BREAK & Zumba Workout - Wu-Hall
  2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
F1: HIGH Fitness + HIGH Yo - Tycksen
  2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
F2: Becoming The Go To Trainer/Gym In Your Area Through Community Engagement - Benvie/Ritchie
  2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
F3: Vertical Pilates is Functional - Bender
  2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
F4: Pre- and Post-Exercise Nutrient Timing - Comana
  2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
F5: Aquatics for Your Feet - Fairbrother
  4:10 PM to 5:40 PM
F1: Warrior Strength - de Werd
  4:10 PM to 5:40 PM
F2: Core & Pelvic Floor Training for Women - Mattek
  4:10 PM to 5:40 PM
F3: Small Groups, Big Results! - Stevenson
  4:10 PM to 5:40 PM
F4: No Way That's Healthy! - Treadway
  4:10 PM to 5:40 PM
F5: Title Coming Soon
  6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
FitnessFest Happy Hour
 
Saturday, April 15
  7:00 AM to 7:30 AM
S1: Morning Pep Talk
  7:30 AM to 9:20 AM
S1: SOULfusion - Park/Lasiter
  7:30 AM to 9:20 AM
S2: Corrective Exercise for Common Shoulder Problems - Osar
  7:30 AM to 9:20 AM
S3: Inflammation: The Hidden Culprit - Bender/Opdahl
  7:30 AM to 9:20 AM
S4: Importance of Thoracic Mobility (Aqua) - Scalone
  8:20 AM to 9:20 AM
S5: 8:20am-9:20am WORKOUT: Rise and Shine Flex and Flow - Tarrant
  9:50 AM to 11:40 AM
S1: BASH: Warrior + MASHUP + Strong Nation - de Werd / Silvas / Wu-Hall
  9:50 AM to 11:40 AM
S2: Exercise Program Design for the 55+ Client - Ritchie
  9:50 AM to 11:40 AM
S4: Transforming ‘Flab’ to ‘Fab’ - Comana
  9:50 AM to 11:40 AM
S5: Incorporating Aqua Yoga into Aqua Aerobics - Fairbrother
  11:00 AM to 11:40 AM
S3: 11am - 11:40am Hip Hip Hooray! Yoga for Hip Stability and Mobility - Tarrant
  11:40 AM to 12:10 PM
EXPO BREAK + FitFighter Workout - Apgar
  12:10 PM to 1:00 PM
Keynote: Work-Life Satisfaction: Dress Shoes, Sneakers, & Slippers - Digsby
  1:30 PM to 3:20 PM
S1: BASH: HIIT + HIGH Fitness (HiLo) + SOULfusion - Clayton/Cervantes, Tycksen, Park/Lasiter
  1:30 PM to 3:20 PM
S2: Stop Loading, Start Exploding! Power Training for Active Aging - Sipe
  1:30 PM to 3:20 PM
S3: Pelvic Floor & Postural Stability - Splichal
  1:30 PM to 3:20 PM
S4: Food, Mood, & Movement: Unpacking the Emotional Connection - Boyd
  1:30 PM to 3:20 PM
S5: Hip Connections (Aqua) - Scalone
  3:20 PM to 3:50 PM
EXPO BREAK
  3:50 PM to 5:40 PM
S1: Fascia: The Internal Spiral - Brackney
  3:50 PM to 5:40 PM
S2: Glutes: Controversy and Corrective Exercise - Osar
  3:50 PM to 5:40 PM
S3: Panel Q&A: Becoming a Presenter or Master Trainer - Various Presenters
  3:50 PM to 5:40 PM
S4: Anatomy of a Healthy Snack - Kreun
  3:50 PM to 5:40 PM
S5: Total Splash: The Extreme Aqua Workout - Lagerhausen
 
Sunday, April 16
  7:30 AM to 9:20 AM
SD1: Functional Fitness with FitFighter - Apgar
  7:30 AM to 9:20 AM
SD2: Ten Herculean Resistance Training Methods - Kravitz
  7:30 AM to 9:20 AM
SD3: The Neurosensory Hack and Mat Pilates - Splichal/Prince
  7:30 AM to 9:20 AM
SD4: Sleep & Relaxation Tools from SW Herb Shop - Gould/Johnson
  7:30 AM to 9:20 AM
SD5: HIIT H2O 4 All - Pyle
  9:20 AM to 9:50 AM
EXPO BREAK + POWrD Workout - Silvas
  9:50 AM to 11:40 AM
SD1: Warrior Rhythm - de Werd
  9:50 AM to 11:40 AM
SD2: Assessing Movement Efficiency through Dynamic Warm-Up - Boyd
  9:50 AM to 11:40 AM
SD3: Fascialates for Reducing Inflammation - Brackney
  9:50 AM to 11:40 AM
SD4: Metabolism Reality Check - Digsby
  9:50 AM to 11:40 AM
SD5: Aqua Yoga for Hips & Knees - Fairbrother
  11:40 AM to 12:40 PM
LUNCH & EXPO BREAK
  12:40 PM to 2:30 PM
SD1: The Core: Where Science Meets Function - Bender
  12:40 PM to 2:30 PM
SD2: Ultimate Calorie Burning Makeover - Kravitz
  12:40 PM to 2:30 PM
SD3: FitFighter Yoga - Aguirre
  12:40 PM to 2:30 PM
SD4: Chemical Toxicity: What You Need to Know - Kreun
  12:40 PM to 2:30 PM
SD5: Power of the Pool - Jaicks
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