March 5, 2015 - March 8, 2015

Intercontinental O’Hare

5300 N. River Road Rosemont, IL 60018
ph. 847.544.5300

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Sign up now to get the Early Early Bird registration of $199.00 until 1/6/15 for the full main event. Don't wait sign up early get your 1st choice. If you don't see a session in the drop down that means it's full. 


  • ​We ​are ​planning ​an ​INCREDIBLE ​event!!! ​ ​Please ​allow ​us ​to ​drop ​a ​few ​names ​that ​we ​are ​very ​excited ​to ​have ​participating ​in ​EMPOWER! ​Fusion ​2015:
  • We are in search for Rock Star Volunteers to help at EMPOWER! Fusion. If you are interested in this opportunity, please email Tracey gr8fulkiwi@yahoo.com for more information.



**Jillian Michaels BodyShred
**Dragon Door
**Fierce Funk
**Groove Method
**HIT IT® Fitness


**Lebert Fitness®



To be announced

We look forward to seeing you at the event! 


Event Information

Thursday March 5, 2015

  • 9:00am - 7:00pm
    Schwinn® Indoor Cycling Instructor Training Course $199, .8 ACE, 7.25 AFAA 9 LT
    Jeffery Scott
    Shannon Fable
    Indoor Cycling

    Schwinn® Indoor Cycling Instructor Training Course $199, .8 ACE, 7.25 AFAA 9 LT with Jeffery Scott and Shannon Fable

    Get certified in the industry’s most respected and progressive indoor cycling instructor training course. In one power-packed day you’ll have the tools you need to become a successful and sought-after instructor on any bike. This critically-acclaimed certification includes the Schwinn® Cycling Coach’s Pyramid, a specialized system that makes teaching simple for you and an incredible experience for your students. You will learn bike fit, cycling science, class design, music, communication skills, motivation techniques and more. Join us for the one indoor cycling certification that is always innovating, making it worth repeating to refresh your skills and inspire your teaching and turn up the volume on rider motivation! Receive •Two complete workouts •A comprehensive training manual •Certificate of Training worth .8 ACE CECs/7.25 AFAA CEUs. $199, .8 ACE, 7.25 AFAA

Friday March 6, 2015

No classes scheduled.

Saturday March 7, 2015

No classes scheduled.

Sunday March 8, 2015

No classes scheduled.


Shannon Fable

Shannon Fable, 2013 IDEA and 2006 ACE Instructor of the Year, is the founder of SFR, a consulting firm for aspiring fitness educators, manufacturers and managers, as well as the owner of Balletone® and GroupEx Pro®. Shannon is a 17 year fitness veteran, freelance writer, as well as an international presenter for Schwinn®, BOSU and ACE. She is a member of the ACE Board of Directors, has helped author portions of the ACE and ACSM Group Fitness manuals, and has starred in over 25 fitness videos. Shannon is a certified Book Yourself Solid® Business Coach interested in helping fitness professionals navigate the industry and find their place. She's busy improving the self-esteem of the world as the Director of Exercise Programming for the Anytime Fitness Franchise.


Jeffery Scott

Jeffrey is an International Fitness Presenter, Reebok Master Trainer, Schwinn Master Trainer and the Group Fitness Education & Training Manager for Equinox Fitness Clubs. With over 20 years of experience in the Health and Fitness industry Jeffrey has conducted training workshops around the world and is recognized as a top fitness educator, instructor and personal trainer.
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Early-Early Bird Pricing for the Full-Main Conference: $199 until January 6th

 $249 until February 13, $289 after


Friday Only: $179 until February 13, $199 after

Saturday Only: $179 until February 13, $199 after

Sunday Only: $129 until February 13, $149 after 

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Travel Information

Closest Airport:

  • O’Hare International Airport(ORD), less than 5 miles from event location

Event Location:

Intercontinental O’Hare

5300 N. River Road

Rosemont, IL 60018                       

ph. 847.544.5300


Special Event Rates:

Deluxe King                                   -  $123

Deluxe Double                               -  $123

Luxury King                                   -  $143

Luxury Corner King                       -  $153

Visit EMPOWER! Fusion link to receive special discounted pricing.  Click on the brown box in the upper right hand corner where it says VIEW ROOMS AND RATES to choose the dates and rates.  if you would prefer to call the hotel, you can request a room under EMPOWER! Fusion.


Ground Transportation:

  • Complimentary Shuttle from ORD

Frequently Asked 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.



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


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.



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.



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 can pick up your certificate at the event.



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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