EMPOWER! AZ

November 2, 2018 - November 4, 2018

Life Time Fitness Phoenix

6850 E Chauncey Ln, Phoenix, AZ
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(480) 538-9009

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Event Information

Friday November 2, 2018

  • 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
    WTRX, $109, 0.5 ACE
    Alex Isaly
    Aqua
     

    WTRX, $109, 0.5 ACE with Alex Isaly

    Water Extreme is like no other workout in the pool. Created in partnership with Speedo and EXOS, it is the ultimate water training bootcamp. It is low impact yet challenging, invigorating and an incredible full body workout. Water shoes are recommended for this class.

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Warrior Sculpt, $69, 0.3 ACE
    Katie Haggerty
    Group Fitness & Yoga
     

    Warrior Sculpt, $69, 0.3 ACE with Katie Haggerty

    50% Namaste, 50% Badass. Warrior Sculpt is a soulful, yet fierce fusion of yoga, cardio and weights. Show up ready to be guided through a seamless flow of exercises, set to heart pumping music that sets the tone for this demanding and energetic, yet inviting soul enriching experience that takes you into a journey that soon becomes your own.

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    TCX, $69, 0.3 ACE
    Abrea Wooten
    Group Fitness
     

    TCX, $69, 0.3 ACE with Abrea Wooten

    Combine full-body resistance training with continuous cardio and you get TCX. We use a variety of equipment and cycle activity with built-in recovery for extra efficiency.

  • 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    AMP Cycle Intensive, $89, 0.4 ACE
    JR Reis
    Indoor Cycling
     

    AMP Cycle Intensive, $89, 0.4 ACE with JR Reis

    Get addicted to this pulse-pounding party on a bike. Experience energizing, calorie-burning cardio with the hottest club music. Ride the rhythm and feel the beat in this sweaty celebration. Warning: Flashing lights may be used in this class (where applicable). It is recommended that you consult your doctor if you have been diagnosed with a photosensitivity disorder or are concerned about flashing lights triggering seizures.

  • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Yoga Intensive: ROOT, $89, 0.4 ACE
    Eric Jeffers
    Yoga
     

    Yoga Intensive: ROOT, $89, 0.4 ACE with Eric Jeffers

    Begin. Learn to teach every student to begin. Whether that’s beginning to understand sensation in the moment, finding breath, understanding the reactions of one’s mind. This functional/sensational based class challenges everyone to slow down, root into themselves for stronger living.

  • 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Strike!, $69, 0.3 ACE
    Abrea Wooten
    Group Fitness
     

    Strike!, $69, 0.3 ACE with Abrea Wooten

    Challenge yourself with this intense, full-body interval class that blends traditional kickboxing combos with optional weighted gloves, controlled movements and athletic drills.

  • 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    BarreSuite: Fusion, $69, 0.3 ACE
    Katie Haggerty
    Barre
     

    BarreSuite: Fusion, $69, 0.3 ACE with Katie Haggerty

    Take the fundamental movements, positions and methodology of classical ballet training on the barre to sculpt muscles and transform your entire body from head to toe. Work through focused technique to explore dynamic performance that will leave you feeling like the principal dancer in this class that delivers cardio, strength and flexibility benefits from start to finish.

Saturday November 3, 2018

  • 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Spartan Strong Group Ex Instructor Training $250, 0.7 ACE, 7 AFAA, 0.7 NASM
    Alex Isaly
    Group Fitness
     

    Spartan Strong Group Ex Instructor Training $250, 0.7 ACE, 7 AFAA, 0.7 NASM with Alex Isaly

    Get trained to teach Spartan Race’s revolutionary new group fitness class. Gain a deeper understanding of the core principles of Spartan training, and how they inspire anyone to to move out of their comfort zone and overcome obstacles -- on the race course, and in everyday life. Learn how to teach the five phases of Spartan Strong that put this class on the cutting edge of programming. Prepare yourself to master this uniquely Spartan, inclusive hour-long group fitness experience. Be one of the first fitness professionals to experience this ground breaking training! The first 10 individuals to sign-up get a free entry for a 2018 Spartan Race (Open Heats only, subject to availability. Recipient must pay $14 insurance fee).

  • 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Yoga Intensive: FLOW Guided, $89, 0.4 ACE
    Eric Jeffers
    Yoga
     

    Yoga Intensive: FLOW Guided, $89, 0.4 ACE with Eric Jeffers

    Dynamic and challenging Vinyasa-style class that synchronizes the breath with movement and builds strength with continuous flow. Students are guided by the teachers instruction throughout the experience.

  • 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Music Mixology $89 - 0.3 ACE
    Abrea Wooten
    Group Fitness
     

    Music Mixology $89 - 0.3 ACE with Abrea Wooten

    Discover your inner DJ in this 4 hour workshop. We will uncover many online resources to help you find the best music mixes and remixes, discuss many beneficial apps and tools, work through popular platforms such as iTunes and Spotify, and introduce you to MIXMEISTER – a computer program that helps you create and tweak your music to fit the needs of your classes. What do I need to bring? • A working and up to date laptop (MAC or PC) with wifi capabilities (tablets don’t work!) • Headphones Prerequisite • The week of the training - Download a free 15-day trial of Mixmeister • Express: http://www.mixmeister.com/download-mmexp7.php • Create a free Soundcloud account: www.soundcloud.com

  • 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Zumba® Basic Instructor Training Level 1 $225, $250 one week prior, 0.7 ACE, 8 AFAA, 8 SCW
    Abraham Hernandez
    Group Fitness
     

    Zumba® Basic Instructor Training Level 1 $225, $250 one week prior, 0.7 ACE, 8 AFAA, 8 SCW with Abraham Hernandez

    This training is the first step to becoming a Zumba® instructor as it teaches you the foundation and formula to teach a Zumba® class. You will learn the steps to four basic rhythms (merengue, salsa, cumbia, reggaeton). You'll learn how to put these steps together into a song, and how to create your first Zumba class. $225 early bird price.REGISTER NOW TO GET A FREE ZUMBA BAG AND $25 DISCOUNT USING THE CODE: EMPOWER25 Included: 1 Electronic Instructor Manual and Certificate of Completion, Online Videos to review Basic Steps, ACE CEC's and AFFA CEU's

  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Barre Above® Primary Instructor Certification, $250, 12 AFAA, 1.2 ACE, 1.2 NASM, 12 SCW
    Keli Roberts
    Barre
     

    Barre Above® Primary Instructor Certification, $250, 12 AFAA, 1.2 ACE, 1.2 NASM, 12 SCW with Keli Roberts

    Whether you currently teach barre, or are motivated to add this popular format to your repertoire, look no further than Barre Above®. Discover the essentials of barre and see how this dynamic and progressive method of training enhances strength, flexibility and balance. Walk away with tips on how to launch and run a successful and in-demand barre program for all fitness levels that requires little to no equipment.

  • 1:00pm - 5:00pm
    Yoga Intensive: FIRE, $89, 0.4 ACE
    Eric Jeffers
    Yoga
     

    Yoga Intensive: FIRE, $89, 0.4 ACE with Eric Jeffers

    FIRE brings the best of two worlds together, yoga and high-intensity interval training. The class flow's back and forth between yoga postures and high-intensity athletic movements. This format is body, mind, and spirit changing even as it brings you to your knees or at least to the top of your mat to find your breath. This is a breath-centered program that teaches participants how they respond to stress and more importantly what they can do about it.

Sunday November 4, 2018

  • 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    PiYo® LIVE Instructor Training $249, 0.7 ACE, 7 AFAA, 0.7 NASM
    Michelle Lasiter
    Group Fitness
     

    PiYo® LIVE Instructor Training $249, 0.7 ACE, 7 AFAA, 0.7 NASM with Michelle Lasiter

    This workshop will give you a taste of why PiYo is the hottest workout in the industry today! Sweat, stretch, and strengthen—all in one workout! PiYo LIVE combines the muscle-sculpting benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility advantages of yoga. Using just your own body weight, you’ll perform a series of high-intensity, low-impact moves that will work every single muscle for a long, lean, and incredibly defined physique. No weights. No jumps. Just hardcore results. Also, with a 2015 infomercial release and great name recognition, your classes will be packed!

  • 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Kettlebell Kombine Instructor Training, $199, 0.8 ACE
    Alex Isaly
    Group Fitness
     

    Kettlebell Kombine Instructor Training, $199, 0.8 ACE with Alex Isaly

    Kettlebell Kombine is the blend of kettlebell strength training, primal movement patterns and high energy sports conditioning drills as seen in combine training. This unique combination and sequence of exercises capture the true power of kettlebell training creating a fully integrated functional fitness regime designed to improve performance and body transformation.

  • 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Schwinn® Indoor Cycling Instructor Training Course $199, 0.9 ACE, 8 AFAA, 0.8 NASM
    Keli Roberts
    Indoor Cycling
     

    Schwinn® Indoor Cycling Instructor Training Course $199, 0.9 ACE, 8 AFAA, 0.8 NASM with Keli Roberts

    Get certified in the industry’s most up to date, respected and progressive indoor cycling instructor training course. In one power-packed day, you’ll get the tools you need to become a successful and sought-after instructor on any brand of bike. This critically acclaimed certification is based on the Schwinn® Cycling Coach’s Pyramid™, a specialized system that makes teaching simple, an incredible experience for students and worth repeating. You will learn bike fit, cycling science, class design, music, communication skills, motivation techniques and leave with: • Power Music® Schwinn® Cycling Signature Music • Eight complete class design plans • A comprehensive manual and Certificate of Completion

  • 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
    STRONG by Zumba™, $250, $275 one week prior, 0.8 ACE, 8 AFAA
    Abraham Hernandez
    Group Fitness
     

    STRONG by Zumba™, $250, $275 one week prior, 0.8 ACE, 8 AFAA with Abraham Hernandez

    STRONG by Zumba® is a revolutionary high-intensity workout, led by music. Body weight, muscle conditioning, cardio and plyometrics are synced to original music designed to match each move. Think you have what it takes? REGISTER NOW TO GET A FREE STRONG BY ZUMBA BAG AND $25 DISCOUNT USING THE CODE: EMPOWERSBZ25 Included: 1 Electronic Instructor Manual and Certificate of Completion, Strong by Zumba My first Class" E-learning course.

Presenters

Katie Haggerty

Katie Haggerty has become a popular member of the professional fitness industry through her unique brand and delivery. She is well known for her ability to create a balance of innovation, breakdown and functionality through a signature style of fun that creates an experience unlike any other. Katie is the Signature Program Manager and co-creator of Warrior Sculpt and LifeBarre, including developmental workshops, to grow the Life Time Fitness brand. She is a presenter at multiple national fitness conferences, specializing in yoga, dance, step and motivational speaking, and has been awarded the 2014 EMPOWER! Fitness Conference Female Presenter of the Year. Katie holds a BA in Kinesiology from the University of Minnesota and is ACE certified.

 

Abraham Hernandez

Abraham Hernandez was born and raised in Mexico and has lived in the US since 2010. He has been a Zumba Education Specialist since 2006 and has been in the fitness industry for more than 11 years as a gym owner and a manager and fitness instructor. He is an ACE Certified Personal Trainer, AFAA Certified Group Exercise Instructor and AEA Certified Aquatic Professional.

 

Alex Isaly

Alex has over 20 years of experience as a creator/lead trainer for several national fitness programs, ACE and AFAA certified instructor, endurance athlete, author, international presenter, and nutritionist. His current projects include Life Time Signature Brand Lead for Kettlebell Kombine, Spartan Strong and WTRX. He is also the creator of KettleWorX® DVD workout series. Alex is a member of IDEA’s Advisory Board . He is the recipient of the 2018 EMPOWER Presenter of the Year award. Media appearances include NBC Sports Network, The TODAY Show, Discovery Channel, Hallmark, The Talk, Jimmy Kimmel Live, CNN, Men's Health, SHAPE, American Fitness, Sports Illustrated, Experience Life and OXYGEN Magazine.

 

Eric Jeffers

Eric began his yoga practice in 1998. He is formerly a professional dancer and member of Cirque du Soleil. He’s studied many styles of yoga, and completed teacher trainings with Suddha Weixler, Richard Freeman and Manju Jois. Two years ago Eric began learning Vipassana meditation in the Goenka tradition.

 

Michelle Lasiter

Michelle Lasiter, B.S. Biochemistry and M.S. Exercise & Wellness, has been a fitness professional for 9 years. After completing several different specialty trainings, ACE Primary Group Exercise certification, and BASI’s 1000 hour Pilates Instructor certification, Michelle began her career as a Master Trainer for Beachbody LIVE in 2014.

 

JR Reis

JR has been a fitness junkie ever since he was five or six years old, when his mom taught Jazzercise with big, poofy 90's hair and hot pink leg warmers. She was an inspiration to JR and he has been teaching indoor cycle classes for more than seven years. For him, it's the energy of the students, music, and members exceeding fitness goals that keeps him coming back for more. He prides himself in his authentic and positive vibes in his classes.

 

Keli Roberts

Keli has been inducted into the National Fitness Hall of Fame and is a Schwinn® Master Trainer. She is the recipient of the IDEA International Fitness Instructor of the Year and OBOW ECA award for Best Use of Equipment, Best Female Presenter and Lifetime Achievement Award. As SCW Faculty and an ACE Master Trainer, Keli is known for her acclaimed workshops worldwide. Her award-winning videos demonstrate her exceptional teaching skills. Keli is ACSM HFS certified and holds certifications through AFAA, ACE Group Fitness, ACE Gold Personal Trainer and Level 1 Precision Nutrition.

 

Abrea Wooten

Abrea has over 19 years of teaching experience in the Fitness industry. Certified through ACE and AFAA, she has served as a Personal Trainer, Metabolic Technician, Group Fitness Manager, and Fitness Presenter / Educator. Her passion lies in coaching and developing new and seasoned Instructors, Endurance multi-sports and training, and creating a love of fitness in her participants through her edgy, yet authentic, style and sense of humor.

 

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Frequently Asked Questions

GENERAL QUESTIONS

Q: What is Empower?

A: EMPOWER! Fitness Events are designed especially for fitness professionals as well as fitness enthusiasts. Through these regional weekend events, we, alongside the community and a team of world-renowned fitness presenters, celebrate fitness, continuing education, motivation and the desire for an overall healthy way of life for all.

The events are produced by Global Fitness Solutions, LLC and hosted in partnership with Life Time Fitness, the premier Healthy Way of Life company, in the United States.

Whether you are a fitness professional in need of your CECs or an enthusiast who simply wants to exercise with the best fitness presenters in the world, EMPOWER! is exactly where you need to be!

Q: Who should attend?

A: Anyone who has an interest in fitness and a healthy way of life!

Fitness Professionals! If you are a Personal Trainer or Group Fitness Instructor, come to learn and grow as you earn your much-needed continuing education credits (CECs) from some of the most highly regarded presenters in the industry.

Fitness Enthusiasts! Come enjoy huge, high-energy classes led by the best teachers in the fitness industry and around the world as you support your community and celebrate a healthy way of life with friends and like-minded enthusiasts.

Q: Why is Thursday considered a "special event" day?

A: Thursday, September 22 and Friday, September 23 are considered Pre-Conference event days.  When you register for the EMPOWER! conference weekend, Thursday and the morning/day is not included in the weekend event package (Fri-Sun).  If you are interested in participating in an intensive or certification on Thursday or Friday, you will need to seperately register for each individual class.

 

REGISTRATION

Q: How do I register?

A: You can register by mail, fax, or online. For more information about how to register for the EMPOWER! Fusion event you can call 

1855 BE EMPOWERED 1 855 233 6769

empowerfitnessevents.com 

Q: How does course selection work?

A: For EMPOWER! upon registration you will be able to select your sessions. We limit the number of registrations to ensure as many attendees as possible receive all their first choice selections at the event and can easily make changes throughout the weekend at will.

 

AT THE EVENT

Q: When can I check in?

A: You can check in at the event registration desk starting each day at the following times:

Q: What will I receive at check in?


A: You will receive your check-in packet containing a schedule, wristband or ticket, and a goody bag.



Q: What should I bring?


A: Bring a photo i.d., your registration confirmation letter, exercise apparel, a water bottle, and money for lunch and shopping at the expo.



Q: How do I get a receipt?


A:  If you register online, you can print a copy of your receipt at the time of registration. If you mail or fax your registration, you can pick up a copy of your receipt at the event.

 

CECs

Q: What are CECs?


A: CEC stands for Continuing Education Credit (also referred to as CEU or Continuing Education Unit). You receive CECs by attending fitness-related educational workshops. Typically, certification organizations require that instructors earn a certain number of CECs to maintain and renew their certificates. Check with your certifying organization regarding specific requirements.



Q: How many CECs will I get for each class?


A: Each workshop equals .1/1.0 to .2/2.0 CECs from ACE, NASM, AFAA, AEA, AAAI/ISMA and NETA.



Q: How do I get my CECs for attending this event?


A: You will get CEC's in an email the weekend of the event.  Please look for it coming from Global Fitness Solutions.  NOTE:   If you do not see it by the end of the day Sunday, please check in your junk mail.

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

Q: Who do I contact if I have a question?

A: Global Fitness Solutions
     11 Woodswallow Lane
     Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
     P 1-855 - 233-6769      F (949) 786 2977

 
 
 

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