–Friday January 24
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. 1 Electronic Instructor Manual and Certificate of Completion, Online Videos to review Basic Steps, ACE CEC’s and AFAA CEU’s. Free gift included in the registration.
$25 off code: EMPOWER25
Discover new ways to meet each practice through a deeper understanding of the history and foundations of the practice we know and love called Yoga. Unfold the deep layers of the 8 limbs in order to deliver an experience that is rich in the roots of the many forms we practice on our mats and in our lives.
Challenge yourself to an innovative, tough and hard-hitting boxing-inspired experience! Learn and explore conditioning moves the champs do to prepare to be victorious in the ring! Leave with an understanding of how to put together an experience that leaves your participants feeling strong, empowered, and ready to crush their day!
Built off of our ever popular EDG Cycle program, this class is Cardio and Resistance training at its best. The Class is a blend of objective based cardiovascular drills on the indoor bike followed by well-designed conditioning segments. If you are looking for a fast, efficient and results-driven class, this is for you.
–Saturday January 25
A one stop shop of a calorie-scorching, strength-building workout that consists of challenging sets focused on building strong and powerful legs and glutes.
This session deep dives and refines the ability to reinforce your message of spoken words through mindful and deliberate means of communication that involve tone of voice, facial expression, eye contact and posture. Discover ways to take up the space you are in and how you are showing up at the most crucial times through conscious, subconscious and unconscious body language.
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.
Calling all indoor cycle coaches! This session will break down top tips for teaching with the power console and how to connect your class design and objective to every individual using smart metrics and relatable, sensational cues that will result in their best ride – every time.
Upper RX is your upper body and core remedy. This workout is a strength, power training, and core integrated workout designed to shred the back, shoulders, and arms while sculpting the core. Come and get your upper body RX.
A short amusing or interesting story about a real incident or person. This session goes under the layers of the overall experience to talk about the real ‘stuff’. Learn how to effectively use story-telling, theming, have conversation and effective usage of benefits and facts in an authentic and connected fashion. Leave with the ability to tell a story as the ultimate connection that involves your participants as the main characters and co-writing the chapters within every class.
When art and science meet to create the ultimate experience – the beat drops right where it’s meant to with every pedal stroke. Explore the many benefits and how to use the science of integrating music and movement to enhance participant motivation and performance in any indoor cycle class in this interactive session.
The most powerful voice is one that has purpose. This session will provide and play in multiple exercises, methods and tools to train your face, which in turn, unlocks your voice to grab the attention of any audience and create a long and lasting impression! Leave with the understanding of how to carry your words beyond the hype and transform your knowledge into transferrable inspiration through simple, authentic and opportune moments. The world is ready to hear you.
Buddha once said, “The mind is everything, what you think, you become”. In this workshop, you will study various types of meditation, along with tools to assist in a deeper understanding and practice of breathing techniques. Learn how to create awareness of how the mind works, and the ability to maintain focus. A free mind finds its own peace.
This session will explore the art of mood shifting using lighting, music and movement to enhance every rhythmic ride experience. Uncover and learn how to deliver an indoor cycle experience that goes beyond just riding to a beat!
Examine refined listening skills that allow you to lead with empathy and understanding. At the end of the day, the greatest gift to any human is to be understood. The only way to do that is to let them speak. The answers are always in the question. Understand the art of asking questions, and you will uncover all the answers you need.
–Sunday January 26
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? Included: 1 Electronic Instructor Manual and Certificate of Completion, Strong by Zumba My first Class” E-learning course. Free gift included in the registration.
$25 off code: EMPOWER25
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
A soulful yet fierce fusion of yoga and weights. This sweaty, nonstop flow offers a demanding and energetic, yet surprisingly zen-filled experience.
Get ready to learn tips, tricks and tools to help navigate the digital world and array of social media platforms. This session is a guide to developing strong content that promotes your personal brand and allows you to build an online and offline community. We will unwrap the questions of what to post, where to post, when to post and how much is too much. #ownit
In this session, there will be a look into the anatomical breakdown of basic yoga postures through ancient methodologies. Applying this knowledge is the art to be explored and assist in developing deeper and more connected cues and connections to the sensations as each unique body finds their own way into the asana.
Authenticity is the connection to reality through honest relationships that are built on an ethical foundation where leadership is positive and driven by truthful concepts that promotes acceptance. This workshop will explore what it is you truly stand for by identifying your values that establish your mission, your vision and your personal brand that founds your why behind everything you do.
This dynamic yoga class takes you through a flow of guided poses, encouraging growth and exploration in your practice while synchronizing your breath with traditional yoga movements.
You can make anyone dance…if you build it just right! Learn how to level up your dance choreography to create one powerful routine through breakdown methodology. This session will identify and explore the various skills and systems necessary to successfully deliver the final project in any dance experience.
Become physically unscripted in this session by exploring and playing in concepts and methods that will unleash your body language through posture, physical presence and committing to larger than life movement that inspires your audience and brings your performance to life! Walk away with knowing how to take up the space you are in and show up at the most crucial times to make a long, lasting impression. The world is ready to see you!
Experience the energy of Zumba® Education Specialist Erick Santana! This ACE and AFAA group fitness certified international presenter possess over 20 years of performing arts experience. Erick Santana is one of the original 13 master trainers to be chosen to expand the Zumba® Fitness brandin the U.S and abroad. Sight meets sound in this multi-faceted presenter. He will entertain you while bringing the party to your body but will also deliver an exhilarating dance fitness workout.
An RYT-500, Zoe has being teaching yoga for 10 years. Six of those years, she taught in Hawaii where she opened up a new market for a major yoga company and presented at the first ever Wanderlust Oahu. Zoe is the National Education Manager for Yoga with Life Time Fitness.
Ashlie has been with Life Time Fitness for 9 years! She is the creator of, Gluteus MAXout! Her certifications include ACE, AFAA, and Life Power Yoga. You can find her on the schedule in Houston, teaching: a variety of signature formats. With a background in performance and a BFA in acting she uses her talents to change lives and motivate people.
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 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.
Bringing the term, "Beastmode" to a whole new level is Strong by Zumba Master Trainer, Renee Grace Pickett! Renee is a Certified AFAA Personal Trainer, Motivational Speaker, Fitness Model, and one of few involved in helping create the Strong by ZUMBA program! Awaken the Athlete within and discover new limits with this trainer pushing you, safely & effectively."
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.
Full Main Conference Regular Pricing: $219
BLACK FRIDAY thru CYBER MONDAY(Dec. 2nd): $159
Early Bird discount December 2nd thru Dec. 20th: $179
Early Bird discount Dec. 21st thru Jan 10th: $199
Full conference Jan. 11th: $219
Single session $35
Two 2-hr sessions or One 4-hr session $60
Three 2-hr sessions $100
Master class $20 (onsite only)
Stages Cycle Certification: $239
Zumba B1 Certification: $225
Strong by Zumba Certification: $250
CEC’s: Most sessions offer ACE and AFAA cec’s 1 unit per 1 hour.