EMPOWER! MN

September 14, 2018 - September 16, 2018

St. Louis Park Life Time Athletic

5525 Cedar Lake Road, St. Louis Park, MN 55416
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952-546-5474

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Event Information

Friday September 14, 2018

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

    Spartan Strong Group Ex Instructor Training $250, .7 ACE, 7 AFAA, .7 NASM, 7 LT 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).

  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Barre Above® Primary Instructor Certification, $250, 11.0 AFAA, 0.11 ACE, 0.11 NASM, 11.0 SCW, 11 LT
    Irene Lewis-McCormick
    Barre
     

    Barre Above® Primary Instructor Certification, $250, 11.0 AFAA, 0.11 ACE, 0.11 NASM, 11.0 SCW, 11 LT with Irene Lewis-McCormick

    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.

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

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

    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. PROMO CODE: EMPOWER25 for $25 off. Included: 1 Review DVD, 1 Mash-Up DVD, 1 Mash-Up CD, Rush DVD, 1 Electronic Instructor Manual and Certificate of Completion.

Saturday September 15, 2018

No classes scheduled.

Sunday September 16, 2018

  • 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    PiYo® LIVE Instructor Training $249, .7 ACE , .7 NASM, 7 AFAA
    Mandy Bear
    Group Fitness
     

    PiYo® LIVE Instructor Training $249, .7 ACE , .7 NASM, 7 AFAA with Mandy Bear

    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!

  • 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
    STRONG by Zumba™, $250, $275 one week prior, 0.8 ACE, 8.0 AFAA
    Kelly Bullard
    Group Fitness
     

    STRONG by Zumba™, $250, $275 one week prior, 0.8 ACE, 8.0 AFAA with Kelly Bullard

    STRONG revolutionizes Zumba® workouts as you know them, melding upbeat rhythms with powerful cardio and strength-conditioning moves to fire your fitness potential. Think progressive resistance and overload, plyometrics, core, and functional training using only your own body weight, all rolled into one dynamic, results-driven class guaranteed to challenge your entire body. Relying on proven HIIT methods, but with a Zumba twist, we call our program HITTZ – High Intensity Tempo Training – Zumba style! The strength of the beat challenges you to find power, strength, speed, stamina, and mobility. Optimize your workout and make every minute count as you push beyond your limits. Join the party and get fit. Sponsored by ZUMBA®FITNESS.

  • 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Schwinn® Indoor Cycling Instructor Training Course $199, .9 ACE, 8 AFAA, .8 NASM, 9 LT
    .TBD
    Indoor Cycling
     

    Schwinn® Indoor Cycling Instructor Training Course $199, .9 ACE, 8 AFAA, .8 NASM, 9 LT with .TBD

    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

Presenters

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Mandy Bear

Mandy helps seasoned and new instructors to pack classes with participants. Her goals and objectives for these instructors are to: help them take the function of the exercises they practice in class into actions that improve and encourage lifetime movement, help the Beachbody LIVE formats become a well known name, and to provide top notch workshops so that the instructors leave feeling successful. Mandy is a Master Trainer with Beachbody LIVE, a certified Group Fitness instructor and a Certified Personal Trainer.

 

Kelly Bullard

Kelly is an International fitness educator and a Zumba® Education Specialist (ZES) since 2009. She holds degrees in Exercise and Sports Science (Health and Physical Education) and a Master’s degree in Sport Administration. Her passion, enthusiasm, and experience is for fitness and dance for people of all ages. Kelly specializes in many of the Zumba Fitness programs and has presented in over 36 countries. She is in several Zumba Fitness DVD’s, including being featured in the Aqua Zumba Volume 6 DVD. Kelly holds a variety of certifications in many areas of fitness, and is a continuing education provider for AEA, AAAI/ISMA, AFAA & ACE.

 

Alex Isaly

Alex has over 20 years of experience as a creator/lead trainer for several national fitness programs, endurance athlete, author, speaker, 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 and VIP founding member for Men's Health Fitness Council. Media appearances include Radius on NBC Sports Network, The TODAY Show, Discovery Channel, Hallmark, The Talk, Jimmy Kimmel Live, CNN, Men's Health, SHAPE, and OXYGEN Magazine.

 

Irene Lewis-McCormick

Irene Lewis-McCormick, M.S., is the Education Director for Octane Fitness, adjunct faculty at Drake University and a published author. She is also RYKA FitPro Ambassador, SCW Faculty and subject matter expert for NASM and ACE, and also a master trainer for Tabata Bootcamp™, Barre Above®, TRX, Octane Fitness and JumpSport Fitness. Irene currently works for Orange Theory Fitness as a coach, and is the featured Workout of the Week Trainer on NBC-WHO TV in Des Moines, Iowa.

 

Pricing/Registration

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Travel Information

AIRPORT OPTIONS

Minneapolis - St. Paul International Airport (MSP)   ~17 miles

St Cloud Regional Airport (STC)   ~60 miles

Mankato Regional Airport (MKT)   ~70 miles

 

Our partner hotel: 

Doubletree Hilton Hotel Minneapolis - Park Place

1500 Park Place Blvd

Minneapolis, MN 55416

Call 1-800-245-9190 and reserve your room under "EMPOWER! Event" or go online

CLICK HERE TO RESERVE

Must reserve room by August 24th to receive special group rate: $125 Single/ $135 Double (Thu, 9/15- Sun, 9/18)

 

 

 

 

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 can pick up your certificate at the event.

 

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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