EMPOWER! OH-2017

April 28, 2017 - April 30, 2017

Life Time Fitness Dublin

3825 Hard Road Dublin, OH 43016
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614-764-1144

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Event Information

Friday April 28, 2017

  • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Zumba® Let it MOVE YOU! (Master Class) No CECs
    Stephanie Masceri
    Dance
     

    Zumba® Let it MOVE YOU! (Master Class) No CECs with Stephanie Masceri

    Dozens of exhilarating rhythms, one amazing experience! Experience a high energy Zumba workout with choreography that will take you on a journey of the exotic sounds from African, French Reggaeton, cutting edge hip hop, and sexy Latin rhythms. Learn new choreography techniques to a non-stop, get-down-and-dance, calorie burning, high-energy workout! Feeling the music and getting fit never felt so good! Take your body, mind and soul on a full blown fitness journey.

  • 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm
    PulsePointe Party At The barre (Master Class) – No CECs
    Linda McDonald
    Group Fitness
     

    PulsePointe Party At The barre (Master Class) – No CECs with Linda McDonald

    PulsePointe barre is an innovative and challenging barre experience that seamlessly weaves together traditional muscle-sculpting barre choreography with exhilarating cardio segments to define and challenge the body in a whole new way. PulsePointe takes barre to the next level by matching each segment with upbeat music to motivate and energize your class. This master class will take traditional barre choreography up a notch to spice up your classes and challenge your students in new ways. Turn your class into a power packed cardiovascular and strength extravaganza that students will love!

Saturday April 29, 2017

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

    Spartan Strong Group Ex Instructor Training $250, .7 ACE, 7 AFAA, .7 NASM with Aimee Nicotera and Alex Isaly

    The first 10 individuals to sign-up get a free* entry for a 2017 Reebok Spartan Race: Get trained to teach Spartan Race’s new-to-the-world group fitness class. Learn the core principles of Spartan training, and how they inspire anyone to overcome obstacles -- on the race course, and in everyday life. Gain a deeper understanding of how Spartan tenets motivate class participants to move out of their comfort zone, work together and push limits. 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! *Open Heats only, subject to availability. Recipient must pay $14 insurance fee.

  • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
    PulsePointe barre Primary Instructor Certification, $229 (EB-$199) .8 ACE, 8 AFAA, .8 NASM, 8 LT
    Linda McDonald
    Barre
     

    PulsePointe barre Primary Instructor Certification, $229 (EB-$199) .8 ACE, 8 AFAA, .8 NASM, 8 LT with Linda McDonald

    PulsePointe barre is an innovative and challenging barre experience that seamlessly weaves together traditional muscle-sculpting barre choreography with exhilarating cardio segments. This "Party at the Barre" takes things to the next level by matching each segment with upbeat music! Instructors will master proper form and technique, strategies to instruct a class of multiple fitness levels, how to choreograph fun and effective barre classes, and teach to music! Participants receive an instructor manual, choreography snapshots, and PulsePointe blueprints, with no licensing fees.

  • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Zumba® Basic Instructor Training Level 1 $235, .7 ACE, 8 AFAA, 8 SCW, 8 LT
    Stephanie Masceri
    Group Fitness
     

    Zumba® Basic Instructor Training Level 1 $235, .7 ACE, 8 AFAA, 8 SCW, 8 LT with Stephanie Masceri

    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.

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

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

    Get certified with the industry’s most respected and progressive indoor cycling instructor training course. Experience the Schwinn Cycling Coach’s Pyramid, a specialized system that makes teaching simple for you and an incredible experience for your students. Learn bike fit, cycling science, class design, music, communication and motivation skill and more. Leave with the tools to become a successful and sought-after instructor and take home: • A comprehensive manual and Certificate • Eight complete class designs • Power Music® Schwinn Cycling Signature Music

  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Life Time Group Fitness Instructor Training $189 8 LT, .8 ACE
    Kaycee Dunfield
    Group Fitness
     

    Life Time Group Fitness Instructor Training $189 8 LT, .8 ACE with Kaycee Dunfield

    Were you certified at one time but let it lapse? Have you had some group fitness instructor experience but never earned your certification? Perhaps you're looking to add an additional certification to your resume'. Or maybe you've just thought to yourself, “I wonder if I could teach a group fitness class?” During this one-day certification, we will review and apply both the basics of the SCIENCE as well as the ART that you need to know in order to succeed as a group fitness instructor. So, whether you’re looking for an introduction to see if teaching group fitness is for you or want to refresh your existing skills, this training is for you!

  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    BOGAFiT LVL 1 Certification $269, .7 ACE, 6 AFAA, .6 NASM, 7 LT
    BOGAFIT Master Trainer
    Group Fitness
     

    BOGAFiT LVL 1 Certification $269, .7 ACE, 6 AFAA, .6 NASM, 7 LT with BOGAFIT Master Trainer

    Single-day workshop that provides participants with the fundamental tools to teach BOGAFiT classes. Under the guidance of a BOGAFiT Master Instructor, students will learn the basics- getting to know the BOGA FiTMAT, how to set up their classes, core BOGAFiT moves and how to teach a 30 minute BOGAFiT class by days end in a safe environment. Students will leave with first-hand experience and knowledge they will need to successfully teach a class on their own.

Sunday April 30, 2017

  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    POP Pilates® Instructor Training Course $299 (15% off early bird), 0.8 ACE, 8.0 AFAA, .8 NASM, 8 LT
    Carrie Gerdes
    Group Fitness
     

    POP Pilates® Instructor Training Course $299 (15% off early bird), 0.8 ACE, 8.0 AFAA, .8 NASM, 8 LT with Carrie Gerdes

    The POP Pilates® Instructor Training Course will offer you the practical application skills and foundation from which to offer safe, fun and effective, class experiences to groups of all levels. Instructors will leave with a solid understanding as to why branded POP Pilates® choreography and the S.H.I.N.E. Method & P.O.P. Cues used to coach students create dynamic experiences in this group exercise fusion class. * Note a video evaluation is required for certification as well as membership in the POP Pilates Portal*

  • 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
    BollyX® the Bollywood Workout $99, 0.8 ACE, 7 AFAA, 0.7 NASM, 8 LT
    Meredith Higgins
    Group Fitness
     

    BollyX® the Bollywood Workout $99, 0.8 ACE, 7 AFAA, 0.7 NASM, 8 LT with Meredith Higgins

    The BollyX® instructor certification training is a 9-hour day including S. Asian dance technique, safety/physiology and alignment, pre-cueing technique, and much more! This is the high impact HIIT-based format (different from our LIT offering). No prior experience with South Asian dance is required. Our community is incredibly diverse and many of our most successful BollyX® instructors are those experiencing Bollywood for the first time! We have created a powerful training program that will give you all the education and support you need.

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

    "AMP" Cycle Intensive, $89 with JR Reis

    AMP Cycle a heart pumping, entertaining cardio workout on a bike. It’s a crazy fun workout driven by the beat of the music. Music rules and the rock star performer in front of the class knows how to use it. Class is choreographed with a variety of challenging movements and the lights bring the good energy of class to life!

  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    BOGAFiT LVL 1 Certification $269, .7 ACE, 6 AFAA, .6 NASM, 7 LT
    Clare Karp
    Group Fitness
     

    BOGAFiT LVL 1 Certification $269, .7 ACE, 6 AFAA, .6 NASM, 7 LT with Clare Karp

    Single-day workshop that provides participants with the fundamental tools to teach BOGAFiT classes. Under the guidance of a BOGAFiT Master Instructor, students will learn the basics- getting to know the BOGA FiTMAT, how to set up their classes, core BOGAFiT moves and how to teach a 30 minute BOGAFiT class by days end in a safe environment. Students will leave with first-hand experience and knowledge they will need to successfully teach a class on their own.

Presenters

Kaycee Dunfield

Kaycee is currently the National Brand Manager and Master Instructor Trainer for Life Time Fitness, the Healthy Way of Life Company, and is celebrating 25 years in the fitness industry. Her journey includes being a fitness instructor, Yoga/Pilates Instructor/trainer, Education Specialist, Program Director, Format Creator and National Fitness Presenter. Kaycee has been seen in many fitness videos and online video's and loves traveling the globe to share her passion. She has many fitness industry certifications including ACE, AFAA, NASM, Schwinn, 200 hr YTT, Stott Pilates and quite a variety of industry specialty certifications. Besides her love in working with instructors and mentors she has a deep passion for Motivational Speaking, Yoga and Dance.

 

Carrie Gerdes

Carrie Gerdes is a Master Trainer for POP Pilates with over 7 years of varied teaching experience from Zumba to Bodypump. She has used her extensive dance background as well as her 10 years of classroom teaching to expand her classes, connect with her class members, and encourage all her participants to flourish and grow within their own fitness journeys. Carrie is truly passionate about helping cultivate instructors who are enthusiastic about delivering POP classes that are fun and exciting while being safe and successful at the same time! Follow Carrie on social media : Facebook - Carrie Campbell Gerdes Instagram - gerdescarrie

 

Meredith Higgins

Meredith Higgins was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. Yeehaw! She danced competitively in jazz, tap, ballet, and modern/lyrical solos and company pieces for 14 years with Kitty Carter Dance Factory. She won awards such as Teen Dancer of the Year from New York City Dance Alliance and West Coast Dance Explosion. After graduating Indiana University with a Bachelor's in Voice Performance and Music Education, she spent 3 years abroad teaching music, choreographing musicals, and received her Actor’s Equity Association card. She began teaching BollyX® in New York City through Plus One, quickly became a national trainer and currently is the National Community Manager for BollyX® in the NYC headquarter office!

 

Alex Isaly

Alex has 20+ years experience as a creator/lead trainer for several national fitness programs, elite athlete, author, speaker, and nutritionist. His current projects include creator of KettleWorX® DVD workout series, Signature Brand Ambassador for LifeTime Fitness, Spartan Strong™, 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.

 

Clare Karp

Clare Karp began her career in the Fitness Industry in 2005 teaching Spinning, Pilates and group fitness classes. She has a background of competitive swimming, basketball and triathlons. In 2013 she completed a 200hr Yoga teacher training and followed that with Stand up Paddle Board Yoga certification. In 2014 Clare took her love for water and fitness creating Float Your Mat, a floating studio that offers yoga and fitness classes in pools though out Ohio and Kentucky. Clare has spent the previous 2 years growing her business teaching over 200 floating classes. Float Your Mat is a registered teaching studio through Yoga Alliance and BOGAFiT certifications. When not at a pool teaching Clare enjoys time at home relaxing or outdoors on an adventure with her husband Justin and their four children.

 

Stephanie Masceri

Stephanie Masceri, MEd, is a national and international education specialist and presenter for Zumba® fitness. She has choreographed for and been featured in the Zumba® Instructor Network DVDs. She was part of the development team for the Zumba® Kids and Zumba® Kids Jr. program and was co-author of the instructor training manual. Stephanie has taught dance to both children and adults for over 13 years. She holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing and a master’s degree in elementary education and is a group exercise instructor certified by ACE and AFAA.

 

Schwinn® Master Trainer

Master trainer to be scheduled.
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BOGAFIT Master Trainer

More information coming soon. Please stay tuned!

 

Linda McDonald

Linda McDonald is a Fitness Educator and Master Trainer for PulsePointe barre, Balletone® and BOSU®. She is a seasoned Group Fitness Instructor with over 25 years experience teaching many formats, including Spinning, Boot Camp, barre, Pilates, BOSU and Step. As a Personal Trainer, she has worked with many clients, including college athletes, endurance athletes, and breast cancer recovery patients. Whether she is presenting workshops nationally or regionally, Linda believes that the future of the industry lies in the quality of education, thereby empowering fitness professions to change people’s lives. Linda holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics, with a minor in Business and fitness certifications from both ACE and AFAA.

 

Aimee Nicotera

Aimee Nicotera has been involved in the health and fitness industry for 20 years, as a group fitness instructor, personal trainer, health educator and fitness director. Aimee holds a BS degree in Nutrition Science and a MS degree in Health Education, as well as numerous fitness certifications, including those through ACSM, ACE, and AFAA. In addition to having served as a Group Fitness Manager for Equinox Fitness Clubs and Fitness Director for Canyon Ranch in Lenox, MA, Aimee is the creator of the two fitness DVD series, Take 20!® and 2X2 Conditioning®.

 

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.

 

Pricing/Registration

 

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Travel Information

We are working on updated travel travel options.  Please check back closer to the event.

AIRPORT OPTION

Columbus Regional Airport (CMH)

GROUND TRANSPORTATION

The event is about 20 miles from CMH.  

HOTEL

Fairfield Inn & Suites Columbus Dublin

7150 Sawmill Road

Columbus, OH 43235

(614) 389-3036

Located less than a mile away from event site

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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