–Friday May 3
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.
Weight training that creates serious results and strong bodies. Barbells help build all major muscle groups in this strength-training class. It is absolute, positive power.
FLOW is a vinyasa-style celebration of yoga that synchronizes breath and movement through a series of poses.
–Saturday May 4
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. GET $25 OFF DISCOUNT WITH THE CODE EMPOWER25 Included: 1 Electronic Instructor Manual and Certificate of Completion, Online Videos to review Basic Steps, ACE CEC’s and AFAA CEU’s
How to create a program that top performers want to be a part of. High barrier entry with low barrier rules. What qualities to look for in performers and how to create a cohesive chemistry that makes each performer know their place and value on the team.
Combine strength training, cardio and endurance in this ultimate high-intensity interval training format. It leaves you breathless with intense, incredible results.
Explore the art of mood shifting using lighting, music and movement to enhance every rhythmic ride experience. It’s more than just riding to a beat.
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.
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.
Top tips for teaching with the power console. Connect the class objective to every individual using smart metrics and relatable, sensational cues.
Learn to work every part of your students body through effective sequencing. The anatomy of sequencing.
The ability to reinforce your message of spoken words is 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 and unconscious body language. People will always remember how you make them feel, and no, it is not on accident.
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.
Learn how to empower any practitioner to ‘wake up’ and understand their body through creative and focused verbal connection. The art of sensational cueing in a yoga practice.
Upper Body MaxOut 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.
EDG blends metrics-based heart-rate training with motivational music for a fun and results-oriented cycle workout.
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 you need are not your own…they are in the question. Understand the art of asking questions, and you will find all the answers you need.
Learn the why’s behind fascia stimulation, the benefits behind yin and how to incorporate yin principles into everyday life.
–Sunday May 5
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 SAVE $25.00 USING THE CODE : EMPOWERSBZ25 Included: 1 Electronic Instructor Manual and Certificate of Completion, Strong by Zumba My first Class” E-learning course.
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!
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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.
Fluidity meets function on the barre for a foundational ballet technique experience that combines cardio, strength, flexibility and core work all in one.
FIRE is a unique fusion of vinyasa-style yoga and high-intensity interval training.
Understanding music through perception and interpretation. Learn how to hear music and plan your class around the energetic shifts, inspirational messages and rhythm changes to create the ultimate experience.
The one missing piece to any great fitness routine…recovery. Triggerpoint roll and release method. How to put the method into a large group training format that is effective to the participant and program.
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.
Rob is the senior director of programming innovation for group fitness, yoga and indoor cycle at Life Time. He started EMPOWER! with his wife Kimberly Glick in 2007. He was named the 2006 International Presenter of the Year by CanFit Pro and the 2005 Best Male Presenter by ECA. He holds a B.S. in exercise science and continues to bring cutting-edge education and programming to the fitness and wellness industry. He developed and co-created some of the industries top programs and been a master trainer with some of the most prestigious brands in the fitness industry. If you’d like to enjoy a workout with Rob, try one of the many fitness videos he has starred in, or join Rob live as he teaches classes weekly at Life Time in Laguna Niguel.
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.
Donna, a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has worn many hats in the fitness industry. Whether it be that of group fitness instructor, personal trainer, holistic health coach, yoga teacher or fitness educator, Donna loves them all. No matter what the role, Donna is well-known as a straight-talker who empowers all she influences with her “come from love” attitude.
Nicholas Logrea was trained in ballet, tap and jazz beginning at the age of 6. He has performed in Westchester Ballet Company’s production of The Nutcracker for 25 years and has also performed as a soloist in WBC productions such as La Bayadere , A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Peter and the Wolf. Logrea has been a ZIN™ Member since 2008 and is currently a ZES (Zumba® Education Specialist), training people to become Zumba® instructors in. He has spent the past 5 years traveling in the U.S. and Europe teaching Master Classes and has had the privilege of dancing with Beto Perez, co-founder of the Zumba® program, appearing in Fitness Concerts™ in London, Australia and Prague. Logrea is frequently requested for media opportunities, appearing on shows like ABC’s The View, where he danced alongside Vanilla Ice to a Zumba® remix of his smash hit “Ice Ice Baby”. Nick has also been a featured avatar in several Zumba Fitness video games—which have sold more than 9 million copies worldwide—including Zumba® Fitness Core and Zumba® Fitness World Party. He currently is scheduled to present his session, Swing Baby Swing, at this years Zumba® Instructor Convention in Orlando, Florida, which is attended by more than 8,000 ZIN™ Members.
Jessica Feldman (AKA: JJ) is the Studio Boutique Manager at Life Time Athletic Chanhassen where she blends her business background in graphic design and marketing with her passion for all things fitness. Her energetic personality and positive attitude fuels her mission to inspire and motivate as many people as possible to the best versions of themselves. Living a life that focuses on adventure and having fun - she is always open to a new challenge, as long as it can be done with a smile and good music is playing. When not teaching classes or working with her team, you can find her exploring different cultures around the world one photo at a time. Jessica is a Life Time Master Trainer for various formats including Spartan Strong, Life Barre, AMP, BarreSuite, Warrior Sculpt and Barbell Strength.
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.
Nate Offer was born and raised in Vineland New Jersey. He is a former 2x 4x4 penn relay champion 2009-2010 with Vineland high school in track and field and was a former semi pro football athlete. He became a personal trainer in 2013 and in 2014 he started his own training company called “Dreams 2 reality world wide Llc”. He has been with Zumba since 2013 and been with Strong by Zumba since 2016. His goal is to be the best example he can be, motivates others to get fit, healthy and most importantly chase their dreams.
Heather Flebbe, M.S., is a Master Educator for Stages Indoor Cycling and has been inspiring and educating health and fitness professionals for 23 years. Heather earned her Master's Degree in Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology and is a Lecturer at California State University, Los Angeles as well as College of the Canyons Valencia and a presenter for ACSM Personal Training Workshops. Most passionate about exercise physiology and how the body responds and adapts to exercise, as Director of Instructor Services and Marketing at a premier indoor cycling studio, she is always learning how to bring out the best in her instructors and her riders. She is excited to bring you on a journey of discovering your power potential!
Full conference $275
2-hour workshop $49
4-hour workshop $89
Master Class $20
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