EMPOWER Live Oklahoma City, OK

February 8, 2019 - February 10, 2019

Life Time Fitness - Oklahoma City, OK

2563 W Memorial Rd, Oklahoma City, OK 73134
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(405) 832-5200

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Event Information

Friday February 8, 2019

  • 8:00 am - 10:00 am
    A+B+C Vinyasa Sequencing Fundamentals
    .TBD
    Yoga
     

    A+B+C Vinyasa Sequencing Fundamentals with .TBD

    Learn to work every part of your students body through effective sequencing. The anatomy of sequencing.

  • 8:00 am - 10:00 am
    XTREME
    Abrea Wooten
    Group Fitness
     

    XTREME with Abrea Wooten

    Combine strength training, cardio and endurance in this ultimate high-intensity interval training format. It leaves you breathless with intense, incredible results.

  • 8:00 am - 10:00 am
    EDG Intensive
    Emily Booth
    Indoor Cycling
     

    EDG Intensive with Emily Booth

    EDG blends metrics-based heart-rate training with motivational music for a fun and results-oriented cycle workout.

  • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Rock the Results
    Emily Booth
    Indoor Cycling
     

    Rock the Results with Emily Booth

    Top tips for teaching with the power console. Connect the class objective to every individual using smart metrics and relatable, sensational cues.

  • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    The Art of Kettlebell Training
    Alex Isaly
    Group Fitness
     

    The Art of Kettlebell Training with Alex Isaly

    Learn about the history and benefits behind kettlebell training. This interactive session will review proper mechanics to several traditional kettlebell exercises and their progressions. For the fitness professional, knowing how to properly perform and coach to these exercises will translate in to delivering a safe and effective experience to your athletes.

  • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Teaching Beneath the Pose
    .TBD
    Yoga
     

    Teaching Beneath the Pose with .TBD

    Learn how to empower your students to wake up and understand their body. The art of sensational cueing.

  • 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Yoga Intensive: ROOT
    .TBD
    Yoga
     

    Yoga Intensive: ROOT with .TBD

    Begin to understand yoga movement and the body with long held, basic poses. For anyone from beginner to athlete looking to try yoga and learn how it can enhance your body movements and health.

  • 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    DJ SCHOOL: Music Mixology
    Abrea Wooten
    All
     

    DJ SCHOOL: Music Mixology with Abrea Wooten

    Discover your inner DJ and create your own music master pieces for your class experiences in this 4 hour workshop. We will uncover many online resources to help you find the best music mixes and remixes, identify and discuss 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. 

  • 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    PWR Intensive
    Emily Booth
    Indoor Cycling
     

    PWR Intensive with Emily Booth

    Train like a machine. Whether it is off-season or event focused, you will gain powerful metrics with the latest technology to optimize your workout and conquer the road. Knowledge, that is power.

  • 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Kettlebell Kombine
    Alex Isaly
    Group Fitness
     

    Kettlebell Kombine with Alex Isaly

    Take an in-depth approach into one of Life Time’s newest Signature Formats. This 4-hour intensive will review the how and why behind KBK. In addition, there will be several interactive breakout sessions that focus on working through the class design elements, along with foundational components that may include the delivery and unique features that are the groundwork to this effective experience. Note: This is not a formal instructor certification for KBK.

Saturday February 9, 2019

  • 8:00 am - 10:00 am
    Define Your Why Behind Every Class From a Scientific Standpoint
    Alex Isaly
    Group Fitness
     

    Define Your Why Behind Every Class From a Scientific Standpoint with Alex Isaly

    Bringing the "WHY" back to training. An interactive in-depth look at 5 key scientific principles that make up a well-rounded group fitness program from cycle, athletic, yoga/pilates, aqua, dance/barre, and even personal training. Regardless of your speciality when it comes to coaching, this session will help you to identify the common scientific principles, benefits behind them and how they are applicable in all modalities of fitness delivering a results-driven workout.

  • 8:00 am - 10:00 am
    Strike!
    Abrea Wooten
    Group Fitness
     

    Strike! with Abrea Wooten

    Martial Arts-Inspired Stick fighting drills. This athletic kickboxing class uses weighted gloves and bars to kick, punch, strike, block and feel like you can do anything.

  • 8:00 am - 10:00 am
    What the Yin?
    .TBD
    Yoga
     

    What the Yin? with .TBD

    Learn the why’s behind fascia stimulation, the benefits behind yin and how to incorporate yin principles into everyday life.

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

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

    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. NEW YEAR PROMOTION: INSTEAD OF $25 OFF, GET $75 OFF IN YOUR TRAINING: REGISTER NOW TO GET A FREE ZUMBA BAG AND SAVE $75 USING THE CODE: EMPOWER75 Included: 1 Electronic Instructor Manual and Certificate of Completion, Online Videos to review Basic Steps, ACE CEC's and AFAA CEU's

  • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    FIGHT IQ
    Abrea Wooten
    Group Fitness
     

    FIGHT IQ with Abrea Wooten

    Study movements fighters do and increase your credibility as a martial arts performer. Learn various styles, along with how to turn a body bar into a high intensity, calorie-crushing weapon. CKB combos.

  • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    LIT!
    Emily Booth
    Indoor Cycling
     

    LIT! with Emily Booth

    Explore the art of mood shifiting using lighting, music and movement to enhance every rhythmic ride experience. It's more than just riding to a beat. 

  • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Warrior Sculpt
    Katie Haggerty
    Group Fitness & Yoga
     

    Warrior Sculpt with Katie Haggerty

    A soulful yet fierce fusion of yoga and weights. This sweaty, nonstop flow offers a demanding and energetic, yet surprisingly zen-filled experience.

  • 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Yoga Intensive: FLOW
    .TBD
    Yoga
     

    Yoga Intensive: FLOW with .TBD

    FLOW is a vinyasa-style celebration of yoga that synchronizes breath and movement through a series of poses.

  • 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    BarreSuite: Fusion
    Katie Haggerty
    Barre
     

    BarreSuite: Fusion with Katie Haggerty

    Fluidity meets function on the barre for a foundational ballet technique experience that combines cardio, strength, flexibility and core work all in one.

  • 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Your Brain, Your Body and the Beat
    Emily Booth
    Indoor Cycling
     

    Your Brain, Your Body and the Beat with Emily Booth

    The art and science of music application in indoor cycling. Learn how to use the science of music and movement to make the very best indoor cycle playlists.

Sunday February 10, 2019

  • 8:30 am - 10:30 am
    Holding Space
    .TBD
    Yoga
     

    Holding Space with .TBD

    Create a foundation for your students to journey from. Create a practice that is not based off of opinion or something read in a book. When the content that is shared by the teacher is rooted deep in understanding, the space for the student to arrive in is all up to them.

  • 8:30 am - 10:30 am
    Tapping Into Your Authentic Performer
    Katie Haggerty
    All
     

    Tapping Into Your Authentic Performer with Katie Haggerty

    What do you stand for? Why do you do what you do? What is your WHY? Know your values, your mission, your vision and respecting those that have invested in you to leave behind that same legacy where everyone knows your name. Where you align your why is where you will thrive.

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

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

    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? NEW YEAR PROMOTION: INSTEAD OF $25 OFF, GET $75 OFF IN YOUR TRAINING: REGISTER NOW TO GET A FREE STRONG BY ZUMBA BAG AND SAVE $75.00 USING THE CODE : EMPOWERSBZ75 Included: 1 Electronic Instructor Manual and Certificate of Completion, Strong by Zumba My first Class" E-learning course.

  • 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
    STAGES® Cycling: Instructor Power Essentials Cert, $259, $239 LT, $239 EB, $219 LT, .8 ACE, 8 AFAA
    .TBD
    Indoor Cycling
     

    STAGES® Cycling: Instructor Power Essentials Cert, $259, $239 LT, $239 EB, $219 LT, .8 ACE, 8 AFAA with .TBD

    Instructor Power Essentials covers principles of teaching with power, training zones and best practices for Indoor Cycling instructors. Explore the basics of class design, goal setting and anchoring time and effort and discover how to combine metrics and music to deliver a safe, effective and exhilarating Indoor Cycling Experience in every class! .8 ACE, 8 AFAA, 0.8 NASM, canfitpro 4PTS, 4FIS, 8.0 AFLCA

  • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Adjustments: Beyond the Physical
    .TBD
    Yoga
     

    Adjustments: Beyond the Physical with .TBD

    Understand how intuition is the driving force behind building and gaining mutual trust. Then, you have the permission to explore verbal, non-verbal and kinesthetic adjustments to assist a practitioner's practice. Everyone connects in their own way - be prepared to play within each method to identify how you successfully support your class.

  • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    TALKING THE TALK: Effective Verbal Communication Skills
    Katie Haggerty
    All
     

    TALKING THE TALK: Effective Verbal Communication Skills with Katie Haggerty

    The most powerful voice is one that has purpose. Learn to speak beyond hype words using simple, succinct and opportune moments - but you have to first know your audience to deliver what you know. Undercover the most effective methods to master your skills of artistic communication - the world is ready to hear you.

  • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Music Mastery
    Emily Booth
    Group Fitness
     

    Music Mastery with Emily Booth

    Understanding music through perception and interpretation. Learn how to hear music and plan your class around the the energetic shifts, inspirational messages and rhythm changes to create the ultimate experience.

  • 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    Intense vs Impressive
    Emily Booth
    All
     

    Intense vs Impressive with Emily Booth

    What is the difference between having the hardest class vs. the most effective class? A plan. Be prepared to draw out the blueprint of your own unique class plan beginning with a training objective that is followed by effective planning, clear communication and a self practice to design a culture of empowerment for every participant to step into through working smarter, not harder. Any format is welcome to step into this session...in fact, we highly recommend it.

  • 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    The Ultimate Connection
    Katie Haggerty
    All
     

    The Ultimate Connection with Katie Haggerty

    The difference between a good teacher and a great teacher comes down to one thing: connection. People will never forget how you make them feel, so tune in to your investments and deposits in your personal and professional life. Deep dive into empathic listening skills and opportunities to make even more impactful connections.

Presenters

.TBD

 

Ricardo Alas

Ricardo Alas has been a Master Group/Personal Fitness Trainer for over 10 years. His credentials are as follows: AFAA Certified as Group Fitness/ Kickboxing Instructor, NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine), STRONG by Zumba Master Trainer. He is also a Firefighter/EMT and has been recognized as a true leader in the field of fitness and his core belief is “with sweat and determination you will succeed”!

 

Emily Booth

Emily Booth is the National Indoor Cycle Program Manager at Life Time Fitness where she is thrilled to fuse her passion for cycling, group fitness, music, and performance together by providing education, inspiration and support for Indoor Cycling instructors across the country. With a degree in Vocal Performance and Theater, her mission is to make exercise as entertaining as it is effective-putting the "fun" back in "function". As a self-described "Endurance Junkie", when she is not in the studio you can find her on the trails training and racing in ultra distance running events like the Life Time Leadville Trail 100.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Priscilla Mirabal

Priscilla is proud of her Puerto Rican Heritage. She is one of the original “13” Zumba Education Specialist had picked by Beto Perez himself. As a Presenter, she has trained thousands of Zumba Instructors over the past 12 years nationally and internationally.

 

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.

 

Pricing/Registration

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EVENT PRICING:

 

Master Classes (1 hour) includes day pass at Life Time

$20

Single Workshop (up to 2 hours)

$49

Two Workshops (up to 2 hours or one 4 hour intensive)

$89

ALL DAY THURSDAY

$99

ALL DAY FRIDAY

$139

ALL DAY SATURDAY

$139

ALL DAY SUNDAY

$139

ENTIRE CONFERENCE

$259

Travel Information

Recommended Airport:

Will Rogers World Airport (OKC)

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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