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Friday August 14 | 11:30AM – 7:00PM

Saturday August 15 | 9:00AM – 5:30PM

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Friday Sessions

ACTIVITY STAGE

POUND - Rockout. Workout.

Time
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
PRESENTER
Rebecca Graham

Sponsor

POUND is a full-body cardio jam session, combining light resistance with constant simulated drumming. The workout fuses cardio, Pilates, isometric movements, plyometrics and Isometric poses into a 45-minute series. Learn how to adapt the POUND formula so every participant, at any age or stage, can unleash their inner rockstar!

SSA Muay Thai

Time
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
PRESENTER
Michael Fitzpatrick

Originating in Thailand, Muay Thai, also known as the “Art of 8 Limbs”, is a martial art style based on self-defense and is both a recreational (and fitness activity) and professional sport. During a session you will learn how to become an efficient striking machine by crafting your fundamental skills in kicks, punches, knees, and elbows, while working towards your weight-loss and fitness goals or aspiration to compete in the ring

HIGH Fitness - Aerobics is Back!

Time
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
PRESENTER
Janay Wilson

HIGH Fitness transforms old school aerobics into a highly addictive new fitness experience that combines simple, modern fitness techniques (i.e. HIIT, plyometrics, etc.) with music you know and love. This results in a high energy, INTENSE and crazy fun workout that leaves participants feeling HIGH and wanting more. HIGH Fitness can be modified to meet any fitness level, and has proven to produce repeat participation and results.Beyond the workout, the HIGH Fitness culture embodies a lifestyle of empowering people to maximize their health and be the best version of themselves. Aerobics is Back – Bigger, Better, HIGHer!
Session brought to you by HIGH Fitness

ZUMBA® RHYTHMS 3

Time
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
PRESENTER
Amanda Grant, Ricardo Marmitte and Karine Opasinski

Sponsor

4 NEW RHYTHMS + DANCE STYLES - UNLIMITED WAYS TO HEAT UP YOUR CLASSES!
Get a taste of our newest program – Zumba Rhythms 3, and be introduced to Brazilian Funk, Bhangra, Afrobeat and Street Heat. New moves and new beats – all guaranteed to spice up this fun workout experience! New Beats - New Moves - New Ways to pack the dance floor!

Stick Smarts - Train Your Brain And Your Body

Time
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM
PRESENTER
Sylvia Lokollo and Anamaria Roman

Sponsor

"Come experience the brain buzz and physical prowess of StickXfit! This workshop and class introduces a new whole body training system from Australia, entering the global market. The goal focus is to stimulate and improve cognitive brain function with multi-dimensional, integrated movements and skill patterns, core training and bodyweight exercises, using Filipino rattan sticks from start to finish for this aerobically sustained format.

We’ll discuss science-based brain studies which support the StickXfit program, and how we created a powerful, multi-modality workout coupled with brain challenging skills to enhance getting physically strong and brain healthy! You don’t want to miss this opportunity!
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LECTURE STAGE

Changing Self-Sabotaging Thoughts - CBT for Fitness Professionals

Time
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
PRESENTER
Jill Bunny

In this session, participants will learn CBT-based strategies aimed at facilitating change in their clients' thinking and behaviours, so they can make permanent changes to their diet, training and over health and wellbeing. Participants will leave the session with simple skills they can start implementing with their clients right away.

Self-Talk: Our Most Important Relationship

Time
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
PRESENTER
Kathleen Trotter

"Most of us have an evil roommate taking up valuable real estate in our heads. Time for an eviction!

Our ability to cultivate growth-oriented, productive self-talk is often our missing link when trying to create a healthier, happier, more productive life. In this presentation Kathleen will define self-talk, explain why it is the key to health success, and outline actionable tricks and strategies for you and your clients to create healthier, more productive inner dialogue.
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Healthy as F*ck: A Habits Based Approach to Getting Lean

Time
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
PRESENTER
Oonagh Duncan

Multi-award winning trainer Oonagh Duncan is going to teach you a Mind Body Spirit (and totally no BS) approach to get off the weight loss rollercoaster and start building the 7 Habits that will start to trigger automatically and lead to effortless fat loss, increased health ...and amazing hotness. This lecture is an exclusive canfitpro preview of her book, Healthy As F*ck (released by Penguin Random House, September 2019) and will give you an entirely new frame work on how to become the healthy and happy person you were meant to be.

Finding YOUR Clients Fit - Their 'Recipe' For Health Success

Time
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
PRESENTER
Kathleen Trotter

Client retention is the cornerstone of any successful personal trainer’s career; acquiring a client and keeping a client are two different things. Retention necessitates that every client feel — in some way — successful. Success requires consistency and compliance, both during and between sessions. Consistency and compliance necessitate an individualized approach; you can’t expect a client to follow a “one-size-fits-all” program. Kathleen will outline motivational and goal-setting strategies and programming variables every trainer can use to help their clients build a unique health “recipe” — a program based on their individualized realities and fitness personality.

Happiness at Work

Time
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM
PRESENTER
Dr. Gillian Mandich

In the face of change, challenges, and uncertainty happiness can be a powerful catalyst to improve productivity, perform better, and thrive at work. Dr. Gillian Mandich will present key findings from “The Canadian Happiness At Work Study”, a 2020 study she co-led with Dr. Rumeet Billan in partnership with The Canadian Mental Health Association, and will share tools and strategies to cultivate happiness, build resilience, and flourish personally and professionally.

Olympic & Powerlifting Arena

Olympic & Powerlifting Workshop: Snatch

Time
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
PRESENTER
Dr. Anna Swisher & Jackie Black

For over 30 years, USA Weightlifting been educating coaches about weightlifting, implementing proven training systems, and building champions. In this hands-on session, you will learn how to power snatch in an easy step-by-step approach that you can use with clients to safely and effectively learn to lift. If you are looking to improve your lifting and your coaching, come join us for a fun and informative afternoon in the gym. No experience with weightlifting necessary.

Olympic & Powerlifting Program Design

Time
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
PRESENTER
Max Aita

This lecture series will cover the fundamentals of Weightlifting Program Design, covering all aspects from the Scientific Principles of Training to practical application of designing a complete Olympic Weightlifting Program.

Olympic & Powerlifting Workshop: Squat

Time
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
PRESENTER
Max Aita

This clinic is an in depth and practical teaching of the Back Squat. It will cover all aspects of the squat, from mobility and movement assessment to programming and exercise variations. Trainers will be taken through a hands-on, step-by-step teaching progression of proper barbell squat technique.

Fix Your Shiz!

Time
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
PRESENTER
Dr. Kelly Starrett

Over the past decade, we have witnessed the full scale adoption of high intensity exercise along with the increased sophistication of both the trainer and the client. We are now tasked with limiting movement compensation within our classes so that we can limit overuse conditions and unlock personal movement potential. This session will arm the trainer with a set of 8 Movement Vital Signs so to better understand why their clients and athletes are moving in a specific way, be able to predict movement compensation and modify movements to limit client compensation. Learn to repurpose warmup, movement preparation, and programming as a dynamic and current movement assessment without having to use additional models or tools and acquire techniques in self-care: desensitization, recovery, and positional restoration.

Health & Nutrition Stage

Immunity Boosters and Busters

Time
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
PRESENTER
Tricia Silverman

Nutrition is not only an important part of maintaining optimal health, but it can also impact training outcomes. In a world where clients are busier than ever before and looking for quick and sustainable results, supplements can help them reach their fitness goals! Join celebrity trainer Brent Bishop as he walks you through common supplements, their importance in maintaining health for optimal results and how they can be integrated into fitness plans.
A few things you’ll learn;The importance of protein and the different kinds available, The function and benefits of various supplements, How to integrate them into a fitness plan and, what to look for on a label.

Success Factors for Weight Loss

Time
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
PRESENTER
Tricia Silverman

Learn about nutrition tips and wellness strategies that have helped people successfully lose and maintain their weight. Learn about coping, stress management, and mindful eating strategies that can help put a lid on emotional eating.

Cannabis Fundamentals

TIME
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
PRESENTER
Bruce Mylrea

This comprehensive lecture will give you the tools you need to make safe sense of what works, what doesn’t, and the science behind all of it.We will dissect the latest research behind CBD, THC, vaping and the rest for both medical applications and recreational use of cannabis and it’s derivatives.Don’t be fooled by marketing hype and sales tactics. Make sure you understand what is true and what is hype in this crazy new arena. Session brought to you by ONE DAY TO WELLNESS

Thriving with Plant-Based Fitness

TIME
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
PRESENTER
Magdalena Kordiuk

This session aims to debunk some of the most pervasive myths surrounding fitness and a plant-based diet. Many of the questions asked to me as a trainer regarding protein, macros and building muscle will be covered. I will also be addressing the many benefits a plant-based lifestyle has towards training, recovery, healing and reducing inflammation in the body. Whether it's weight-loss or building muscle, all fitness goals can safely and healthily be obtained while plant-based. Information and education are key and with a greater interest building towards this lifestyle, I aim to clarify some of the confusion.

Sports Nutrition for Optimal Performance

TIME
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
PRESENTER
Bruce & Mindy Mylrea

Our fitness industry helps to support a $6B sports nutrition industry. This lecture is a thorough, evidence based analysis of the current trends in sports nutrition, what works, what is healthy, and what to avoid. Bruce and Mindy reveal how easy and inexpensive it is to optimize your clients nutritional needs for peak performance and long term health. Session brought to you by ONE DAY TO WELLNESS

Nutrition and Sleep: Fascinating Connections

TIME
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM
PRESENTER
Tricia Silverman

Learn how sleeping well can help to control your cravings and weight. Discover foods, herbs, teas and minerals that can make you feel sleepier and other that may interfere with sleep. Get the eight great sleep tight tips.

Empowered by Food - Heal Your Hormones, Balance Stress and Become Unstoppable

TIME
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM
PRESENTER
Ciara Foy

Every fitness professional has had that client who does everything right, yet they still aren't getting the results they should, and they can't figure it out. That's because body composition depends on a multitude of factors far more complicated than eat less and exercise more. Let's talk about healing hormones and balancing stress! This lecture will give participants that hearty dose of real, practical advice to understand the enormous role hormones play in energy, body composition and sleep, how stress undermines all their best efforts and what to do about it.

Saturday Sessions

ACTIVITY STAGE

JOGA

TIME
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
PRESENTER
Jana Webb

Creator Jana Webb: mother, survivor, innovator and industry disruptor -discovered yoga as a method to recover from an injury. JOGA a movement system made up of the benefits of yoga combined with the biomechanics of sport, created specifically for an athletic body. JOGA enhances athletic performance, improves concentration, decreases recovery time and ultimately, transforms an athletes game. JOGA clients include thousands of professional athletes & sports teams from the NBA, NHL, MLB, MLS, CFL, NFL, Hockey Canada, Red Bull, WWE and many more. JOGA helps to give you and edge over the competition. It is geared towards all types of athletes; the corporate athlete, the urban athlete, the mom athlete - the athlete in you. If you are passionate about movement, how to coach all bodies while keeping them safe but still provide performance and recovery benefits - JOGA is for you!
Session brought to you by JOGA WORLD

Hot BOOTY Ballet

TIME
10:20 PM - 11:15 AM
PRESENTER
Suaad Ghadban

Created by Suaad, this dynamic program is based on traditional ballet conditioning exercises that will shape, sculpt and stretch your booty muscles, increase metabolism, and burn fat to give you the best butt of your life. Hot Booty Ballet stands out thanks to the use of the Hot Booty Bands which add an element of resistance training to allow for deeper physical benefits. Routines are choreographed to match the lyrics and musicality of each song to take you on a fitness journey. Hot Booty Ballet is a “fitness ballet” class, meaning that fitness principles come first and ballet technique come second. No dance or ballet experience needed!

ZUMBA® and Rebirth of the Legends!

TIME
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
PRESENTER
Ricardo Marmitte

Sponsor

This class is all about the incredible artists that left us too soon: Michael Jackson, Prince, George Michael, Queen, David Bowie, Whitney Houston, Bob Marley and more! Ricardo’s choreo will be based on original tracks and remixes with a Latin Flair

Stick Smarts - Train Your Brain And Your Body

TIME
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM
PRESENTER
Sylvia Lokollo and Anamaria Roman

Sponsor

Come experience the brain buzz and physical prowess of StickXfit! This workshop and class introduces a new whole body training system from Australia, entering the global market. The goal focus is to stimulate and improve cognitive brain function with multi-dimensional, integrated movements and skill patterns, core training and bodyweight exercises, using Filipino rattan sticks from start to finish for this aerobically sustained format.

We’ll discuss science-based brain studies which support the StickXfit program, and how we created a powerful, multi-modality workout coupled with brain challenging skills to enhance getting physically strong and brain healthy! You don’t want to miss this opportunity!

JUNGSHIN® Fitness - Rhythm - Short Swords Workout

TIME
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
PRESENTER
Annika Kahn

This dynamic sword fitness class is a fun, full-body workout for all people. It's focus is on synchronizing precise movements with the rhythm of energizing music. Anyone who sees him/herself as a 21st Century Warrior must take this class! Slice into effective metabolic conditions, moving meditation and power.
Session brought to you by JUNGSHIN FITNESS

Flash Reflex Training - BlazePod

TIME
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
PRESENTER
Simon Jacobs

The future is here... BlazePod connects cognitive and physical training with the motivation of exciting lighting Pods controlled from your mobile device! Learn how Flash Reflex Training will benefit your business and boost client retention.
Session brought to you by BLAZEPOD

POUND - Rockout. Workout.

TIME
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
PRESENTER
Rebecca Graham

Sponsor

POUND is a full-body cardio jam session, combining light resistance with constant simulated drumming. The workout fuses cardio, Pilates, isometric movements, plyometrics and Isometric poses into a 45-minute series. Learn how to adapt the POUND formula so every participant, at any age or stage, can unleash their inner rockstar!

LECTURE STAGE

The Brain Changer: Achieve Health + Life Goals!

TIME
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
PRESENTER
Jill Hewlett

As health professionals you and your clients are setting fitness goals all the time. Why do some people stick with it and reach their destination while others either give up or try over and over but are continually stuck and frustrated? Success is an inside job! Is it time to lay down the inner neurological foundation and activate the right neuro-chemicals to achieve real and lasting success? Join Brain Fitness Expert Jill Hewlett to create healthy and empowering neural pathways that optimize your brain health, improve your mental state and feel satisfied performing at your best and achieving your goals!

Beyond Exercise: A Guide to Mental Health & Wellbeing

TIME
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
PRESENTER
Scott Ste Marie

We know the amazing and proven science behind exercise and mental wellbeing. We all know that overused word "endorphins" and two neurotransmitters we love - dopamine and serotonin. However, physical and mental health go far beyond our ability to to exercise and move. In Scott's experience hearing from people around the world every single day who are fighting with depression and anxiety, prescribing exercise just won't do it. In this session Scott speaks about the innate psychological needs in each and every one of us and how we can attain wellbeing outside of the gym.

Changing Self-Sabotaging Thoughts - CBT for Fitness Professionals

TIME
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM
PRESENTER
Jill Bunny

In this session, participants will learn CBT-based strategies aimed at facilitating change in their clients' thinking and behaviours, so they can make permanent changes to their diet, training and over health and wellbeing. Participants will leave the session with simple skills they can start implementing with their clients right away.

Beating the Blues

TIME
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
PRESENTER
Alisia Young

Learn and discuss the benefits of how exercise and nutrition positively impact mental health. Also discuss the importance of having other resources and a strong support network.

Olympic & Powerlifting Arena

Olympic & Powerlifting Workshop: Clean

TIME
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
PRESENTER
Dr. Anna Swisher & Jackie Black

For over 30 years, USA Weightlifting been educating coaches about weightlifting, implementing proven training systems, and building champions. In this hands-on session, you will learn how to power clean in an easy step-by-step approach that you can use with clients to safely and effectively learn to lift. If you are looking to improve your lifting and your coaching, come join us for a fun and informative afternoon in the gym. No experience with weightlifting necessary.

Shoulder Performance and Preparation

TIME
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
PRESENTER
Dr. Jordan Shallow

From weekend warriors to professional athletes, This hands-on session will teach you how to assess all aspects fo the shoulder complex and implement real-time strategies that will increase mobility, improve performance and better positioning for each workout.

Olympic & Powerlifting Workshop: Deadlift

TIME
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
PRESENTER
Chris Fudge

In this active workshop delegates will get to learn through seeing and doing the 3 barbell exercies; Squat, Benchpress and Deadlift. Whether you are new to barbell training or a seasoned vet, you will walk away practicing the basics and having hands on coaching. Delegates will also have a change to walk away with some unique prizes from a few challenges provided.

Hip Performance and Preparation

TIME
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
PRESENTER
Dr. Jordan Shallow

Understanding hip mechanics is integral for training every level of client and athlete, regardless of their goal or desired outcome. From pain management to peak performance this session will help you build a framework around hip mechanics and teach you scalable interventions to progress your clients to be able to adapt and perform to any skill or task.

Health & Nutrition Stage

The 7 Hollistic Nutrition and Healthy Habits for Long Term Weight Loss

TIME
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
PRESENTER
Laura Jackson (FPOY)

One of the biggest struggles that fitness pro's face when helping clients achieve weight loss is not the knowledge (aka the ""why"") but the ""HOW"" to implement change with your clients without following complicated strategies and confusing meal plans. We need more action in our coaching and you will leave this session with action with REAL skills,tools and confidence to implement with your clients to help them not only get weight loss results now but for keep it off for the long term

Transition to a Plant-Based Diet

TIME
10:20 PM - 11:15 AM
PRESENTER
Bruce Mylrea

Plant-based foods have been proven to prevent or reduce the risk of chronic disease. However, making the transition to this type of diet can be an overwhelming obstacle. Armed with the latest research in behavioral change and nutrition, Bruce has jam packed this lecture with simple behavioral change strategies and nutritional tips to help your clients overcome their negative dietary habits and transition
Session brought to you by ONE DAY TO WELLNESS

Keto Life

TIME
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
PRESENTER
Jennifer Morris

Learn from an expert in Ketogenic Nutrition and health. Jennifer Morris, is a Nutritionist, biohacker and life long learner who constantly strives to provide you with the most up to date information in the space of human nutrition and health. In this Session you will learn the pros and cons of the Ketogenic Diet, How to implement the diet into your life and how to use exogenous ketone supplementation to augment your experience and chances of success with this lifestyle. You will be given a simple 7 day meal plan, shopping list and optimization plan.

Active Aging Nutrition Insights : Functions, Benefits and Results

TIME
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM
PRESENTER
Tricia Silverman

The 50 and over population is expected to explode over the next 30 years. Discover nutrition and wellness tips that will help you and your clients live longer healthier and happier lives. Learn about specific nutrients and foods can impact your longevity.

What is the Fuss about Gluten

TIME
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
PRESENTER
Nicole Constant

Gluten is a problematic protein in wheat. All true grains have proteins related to wheat gluten, frequently troublesome in oats, barley and rye. Most gluten problems are sensitivities, not allergies. Gluten allergies (IgE) are rare and quick acting. Gluten sensitivities (IgA) are more common, slower acting and cumulative, leading to inflammatory conditions. Modern laboratory tests are good guides. Recent research (Dr. A. Fassano MD) explains gluten’s harmful effect on our gut. As for the gluten-free fad, the food industry has come up with many substitutes that are junk foods. We will discuss symptoms and real solutions.

The Art of Eating Well. Good Fat Real Fast

TIME
2:30 PM - 3:15 AM
PRESENTER
Crystal MacGregor

Let's face it we all live busy lives and getting a healthy meal on the table can be a struggle. Join Crystal to learn the top 5 things you can do to simplify healthy eating, followed by a live aw to ready Cooking Demo on how to Enjoy Good Food, Real Fast. Yes, she will teach you how to get a healthy meal on the table in less than 20 minutes with practical tips and cooking hacks along the way.

“BLUE ZONE LIVING”

TIME
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
PRESENTER
Teri Gentes

The route to longevity – it’s in the practices of our centurions! The author of The Blue Zones –Dan Buettener is on a mission to create more Blue Zones in collaboration with Ben Leddle! In this session whole-self life-style wellness expert Teri Gentes shares with you the common key factors in these 5 various parts of the world that see the people live purposeful, active lives well into their 90’s and beyond. You’ll learn how to incorporate into everyday life: The most important diet do’s, How to make movement easy and enjoyable, Daily practices to keep your heart and spirit flourishing and Essentials our elders share that see them enjoy life well into their 90’s and beyond. Living long is one thing; learning how to live with optimal health, a full heart and deep sense of purpose is exactly what you’ll learn in this break-through session beneficial for you and your clients.

Facts Over Fear: What to Eat Now

TIME
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
PRESENTER
Carol Harrison

Confusion and fear about food choices, feeding the planet and the climate crisis are more prevalent than ever. As a fitness professional, you’re uniquely positioned to help your clients understand the issues and develop healthy, sustainable eating habits. This lively, informative session will share the latest evidence-based nutrition advice so that you can help your clients live their best life.