November 9, 2018 - November 11, 2018

Life Time Fitness Mansfield

1551 E Debbie Ln, Mansfield, TX 76063
(682) 518-7766

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Event Information

Friday November 9, 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
    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.

  • 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Yoga Intensive: BE, $89, 0.4 ACE
    Tory Schaefer

    Yoga Intensive: BE, $89, 0.4 ACE with Tory Schaefer

    Develop a conscious, calm mind through meditation with a focus on breathing. Learn the purpose of meditation and the benefits that it can bring to your students.

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

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

    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
    Lisa Reynolds

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

    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.

  • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    EDG Cycle Intensive, $89, 0.4 ACE
    Emily Booth
    Indoor Cycling

    EDG Cycle Intensive, $89, 0.4 ACE with Emily Booth

    EDG Cycle is a music pumping, results-driven ride that inspires individuals to push their limits. In this intensive, we will explore how to bring riders to their "EDG" using a dynamic and intentional class flow that features the perfect balance of music, measurement, and authentic coaching.

  • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Yoga Intensive: ROOT, $89, 0.4 ACE
    Tory Schaefer

    Yoga Intensive: ROOT, $89, 0.4 ACE with Tory Schaefer

    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.

  • 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    BarreSuite: Fusion, $69, 0.3 ACE ***OFFSITE LOCATION - Life Time Fort Worth
    Geoff Tough

    BarreSuite: Fusion, $69, 0.3 ACE ***OFFSITE LOCATION - Life Time Fort Worth with Geoff Tough

    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 10, 2018

  • 8:00 am - 11:00 am
    Barbell Strength, $69, 0.3 ACE
    Emily Booth
    Group Fitness

    Barbell Strength, $69, 0.3 ACE with Emily Booth

    Raise the bar in this strength training class designed for all fitness levels. We use Iron Grip Strength Equipment as the primary tool to improve muscular strength and endurance.

  • 8:00 am - 11:00 am
    Warrior Sculpt, $69, 0.3 ACE
    Geoff Tough
    Group Fitness & Yoga

    Warrior Sculpt, $69, 0.3 ACE with Geoff Tough

    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.

  • 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.

  • 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    TCX, $69, 0.3 ACE
    Emily Booth
    Group Fitness

    TCX, $69, 0.3 ACE with Emily Booth

    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.

  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Yoga Intensive: FIRE, $89, 0.4 ACE
    Tory Schaefer

    Yoga Intensive: FIRE, $89, 0.4 ACE with Tory Schaefer

    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.

  • 3:30 pm - 7:30 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

Sunday November 11, 2018

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

    PiYo® LIVE Instructor Training $249, 0.7 ACE, 7 AFAA, 0.7 NASM with Lindsey Coleman

    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 - 1:00 pm
    WTRX, $109, 0.5 ACE
    Alex Isaly

    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 - 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.

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
    Gluteus MAXout, $49, 0.2 ACE
    Abrea Wooten
    Group Fitness

    Gluteus MAXout, $49, 0.2 ACE with Abrea Wooten

    What does it take to slay legs the Gluteus MAXout way? Find out in this hands-on workshop that brings the essence of training “Leg Day” on the weight floor to life inside the Group Fitness Studio. We’ll introduce you to each of the signature Strength Sets and MAXout Finale while discovering how to create each set in a way that not only delivers MAXimum results, but also gives you time to coach and connect with each of your members and ensure Leg Day is a day they’ll never want to skip again!

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

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

    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


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.


Lindsey Coleman

Lindsey Coleman is a Beachbody Live Master Trainer, fitness conference presenter, and public speaker, and travels nationally for events. With a Masters degree in Vocal Performance, her philosophy in fitness and life is the same as in performing: find your motivation, escape into that inspiration, and then work for the results.


Megan Hendricks

Megan Hendricks is an Equinox Group Fitness Manager and Cycle Mentor in Dallas, Texas. A former collegiate golfer at the University of Central Florida, Megan began teaching cycle as a way to cope with the injuries and maintain her fitness. Since then she has continued to grow in the industry and has over a decade of experience in coaching. Megan teaches main studio formats, bootcamps and cycle, she is AFAA, ACE, NASM, TPI, Schwinn and CPR 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.


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.


Lisa Reynolds

Lisa Reynolds is a Master Trainer for Barre Above and an enthusiastic group fitness instructor in Dallas, Texas. She received her undergraduate degree in Interdisciplinary Studies at Texas A&M where she taught a variety of formats. Lisa is a passionate about motivating others to achieve their fullest potential and providing quality continuing education opportunities for fitness professionals across the country. Lisa is a 200hr Registered Yoga Teacher through the Yoga Alliance, and holds additional certifications through AFAA, YogaFit, and CorePower Yoga.


Tory Schaefer

Dedicated to the pursuit of education and helping people to develop a better quality of life for themselves, Tory discovered that his love for expression and theatrics could be utilized to create classes that support the awakening of self connection and empowerment for any individual open to the experience. Sit taller, Smile bigger and LOVE louder, Today is the Day. Tory is the National Director of Operations for LifePower Yoga and you can find him leading teacher trainings around North America – or on the Book of Face at ToryLand Yoga.


Geoff Tough

Geoffrey Tough is a Signature Program Master Trainer, 5 Star Elite Performer and Content Creator for LifeTime Fitness. Geoffrey holds his Bachelor's Degree in Music and Dance from the University of the Arts. After taking a step off of the Las Vegas stage, Geoffrey finds himself in the brightest lights of his career as he guides his passion toward educating and developing individuals and their communities. Wherever you are in your journey, we are in it together.


Tony Witt

Along with his wife, Jessica, they are co-owners of Amore Dance Co. in Overland Park, KS. Hand picked in 2006 to be 2 of the original 13 ZES for Zumba Fitness LLC. They have been involved in the growth of Zumba world-wide through program development, mentoring, trainings, conventions, videos, concerts, and continuing education.


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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Travel Information




La Quinta Inns and Suites 
Mansfield, TX 76063

Room with two Queen Beds: $75.00 plus tax per night.

Cut off Date: 10/18/2018.

Each individual must call in their reservation to this number 817.453.5040

and mention the group name **GUEST** Empower/Global Fitness Solutions.

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 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.



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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