September 9-11, 2016 : Appleton, WI


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Friday, September 9

  • Yin Yoga Essentials New!!: 6:00pm–9:00pm

    Yoga is a form of exercise aimed to fully incorporate the mind and body. This workshop is a means to explore and take a softer look at this gentle but profound practices that incorporate the mind with yoga. It will give you the basic tools to deepen your own journey, inspire you to seek out and study with the Masters of the work, and most importantly to simply trust “the way.” All that you need to teach this practice is already contained within you. It is time to go the way of the Yin Warrior - less is more, get comfortable in the stillness and in the quiet. Take this practice as it comes to you.

    Fee: $69 each, 3 or more $59 — Credits: 3 NETA, .3 ACE, 3 AFAA, .3 NASM

  • Foam Rollers and More: Fitness for Fascia: 6:00pm–9:00pm

    This workshop combines classroom and hands-on learning to introduce you to self-myofascial release techniques utilizing foam rollers and small balls. Self-myofascial release helps to improve muscle function by promoting mobility, flexibility and restoring muscle balance. Walk away from this workshop with a greater understanding of myofascial release and the types of techniques that can ease tightness, inflammation, and reduce injuries.

    Fee: $69 each, 3 or more $59 — Credits: 3 NETA, .3 ACE, 3 AFAA, .3 NASM

  • Cycle 360: 6:00pm–9:00pm

    Cycle 360: Cycle, Strength, and Core adds variety to your everyday indoor cycling class and provides your participants with a total body circuit workout. Cycle 360 combines indoor cycling, and OFF the bike strength & core training. This allows participants to experience an amazing aerobic workout while also strengthening their upper body and core. Too often riders forgo strength and core training for more time on the bike, however, the core is the foundation of all movement, and it is important for riders to develop a strong core in order to improve cycling performance. Cycle 360 allows rides to get the best formats in one class while balancing your muscles and avoiding burn out. Completion of the Indoor Cycling Certificate is a prerequisite and heart rate monitors are strongly encouraged.

    Fee: $69 each, 3 or more $59 — Credits: 3 NETA, .3 ACE, 3 AFAA, .3 NASM

  • Motivational Interviewing for the Exercise Professional New!!: 6:00pm–9:00pm

    Are your clients achieving their goals? Well-designed exercise programs and sound nutritional advice often fall short when the client is not motivated to adhere to the plan. Learn how to empower your clients to make lasting change! Motivational interviewing (MI) is an effective strategy to help clients overcome ambivalence to lifestyle change. This classroom-based workshop introduces the framework of MI including the core principles, key processes, and interviewing skills. Participants will also practice using this new skill through role playing activities.

    Fee: $69 each, 3 or more $59 — Credits: 3 NETA, .3 ACE, 3 AFAA, .3 NASM

  • Fun Group Training: Tread –N-Shred New!!: 6:00pm–9:00pm

    This FUN small group training course is designed to increase cardiovascular fitness through treadmill interval training and improve strength with super circuits. In this course, you’ll learn the benefits of small group training, formats options, and how to design a ‘Tread –N- Shred’ class! This FUN format will eliminate boredom, improve performance, and challenge your class participants and/or clients.

    Fee: $69 each, 3 or more $59 — Credits: 3 NETA, .3 ACE, 3 AFAA, .3 NASM

  • Foundations of Resistance Training Program Design New!!: 6:00pm–9:00pm

    Need some ideas to develop innovative programs for your clients? With unlimited exercise possibilities and an endless array of approaches to design resistance training programs, selecting the right options for your clients will help them feel successful and stay motivated. This classroom-based workshop reviews the current guidelines for resistance training, manipulation of acute training variables, classic and contemporary program design methodologies, and safe and effective strategies to develop resistance training programs for clients of all abilities.

    Fee: $69 each, 3 or more $59

    Credits: 3 NETA, .3 ACE, 3 AFAA, .3 NASM


Saturday, September 10

  • HIIT it with YOGA New!!: 8:00am–11:00am

    High intensity interval training (HIIT) is fun, effective, and challenging for all. Yoga is the practice of poses that combines deep, meditative breathing with slow strengthening movements which is incredibly healthy for your mind, body, and spirit. Fusing these two seemingly different formats together is clearly a “win-win” approach for successful cardiovascular exercise improvement and overall performance thus, we have ‘HIIT it with Yoga’.

    Fee: $69 each, 3 or more $59

    Credits: 3 NETA, .3 ACE, 3 AFAA, .3 NASM

  • Yikes! Could I Really Be Sued New!!: 8:00am–11:00am

    In our litigious society, learn how to stay out of court and in the fitness center. This classroom-based workshop presents important legal information essential for all exercise professionals. Learn strategies to minimize your liability exposures and gain valuable insights through a review of several case study lawsuits filed against personal trainers and fitness facilities.

    Fee: $69 each, 3 or more $59

    Credits: 3 NETA, .3 ACE, 3 AFAA, .3 NASM

  • Barre Connect Specialty Certification New!!: 8:00am–5:00pm

    In this one day, NETA Specialty Certification you will learn the fundamentals necessary to design safe and effective multi-level Barre Connect classes. Leave with a deep understanding of the science, technique, and 4 main components behind Barre Connect. Discover how to connect the components of Ballet & Dance Technique, Yoga Postures, Functional Strength Exercises, and Cardiovascular Training to create a FUN, total body workout.

    Fee: $189

    Credits: 8 NETA, .8 ACE, 8 AFAA, .8 NASM

  • Wellness Coach Specialty Certification (Day 1): 8:00am–5:00pm

    2 Days. Wellness Coaching has emerged as a growing trend in the health and fitness industries. At NETA, we see wellness coaching as an exciting and immersive way to improve people's lives through fitness and well-being. Being a wellness coach gives you the unique opportunity to provide individuals one-on-one help with building strength, both physical and mental.

    Early Bird Fee: $349 * Standard $399

    Study Material: The Fitness Professional’s Manual $59 / Lifestyle Wellness Coaching $69

    Credits: 14 NETA, 1.2 ACE, 12 AFAA, 1.4 NASM

  • Group Exercise Certification: 8:00am–5:00pm

    The GX Instructor Certification review workshop features interactive lectures, demonstrations and handson applications that help you develop the technical knowledge and leadership skills to become an effective and successful group exercise instructor. Includes proctored exam administered at conclusion of workshop.

    Early Bird Fee: $249 * Standard $299

    Study Material: The Fitness Professional’s Manual $59

    Credits: 6 NETA

  • Personal Training Certification (Day 1): 8:00am–5:00pm

    The PT Certification review workshop features 14 hours of interactive lectures, demonstrations and hands-on applications that help you develop the technical knowledge and leadership skills to implement safe, effective, motivational exercise programming for your clients. Includes proctored exam administered at conclusion of workshop.

    Early Bird Fee: $399 * Standard $449

    Study Material: The Fitness Professional’s Manual $59

    Credits: 14 NETA, 1.4 ACE, 15 AFAA, 1.4 NASM

  • Yoga Specialty Certification (Day 1): 8:00am–5:00pm

    Participants will learn how to confidently lead and teach a multi-level traditional yoga class geared at meeting the needs of your club participants. This workshop includes exam and National Certification

    Early Bird Fee: $349 * Standard $399

    Study Material: NETA Yoga Manual $49

    Credits: 14 NETA, 1.3 ACE, 12.25 AFAA, 1.3 NASM

  • Pilates Reformer Specialty Certification (Day 1): 8:00am–5:00pm

    This Specialty Certification examines the many parts of the Pilates Reformer and teaches how to safely guide participants through a total body workout. NETA’s Pilates mat principles will be reviewed while reformer-specific exercises are conducted. (Valid for 2 years).

    Early Bird Fee: $349 * Standard $399

    Study Material: Pilates Reformer Manual $35

    Credits: 14 NETA, 1.2 ACE, 13 AFAA, 1.4 NASM

  • Fitness Industry Updates New!!: 11:15am–11:45am

    Stay informed of important issues that may impact your fitness career! This session will provide important fitness industry updates with regard to the Coalition for the Registration of Exercise Professionals (CREP), the United States Registry of Exercise Professionals (USREPS), legislation pertaining to the regulation of exercise professionals, and top fitness industry trends.

    Free Informational Workshop

    Credits: 1 NETA

  • Cycling: Hills YEAH! New!!: 12:00pm–3:00pm

    While hill climbs can be among the most challenging components of a cycling ride, they can also be the most rewarding. This workshop will identify, detail, and demonstrate how to safely and effectively challenge participants to make the most of their hill climbs, while also providing you strategies to engage riders and coach them to the top! Prerequisite: Completion of the Indoor Cycling Certificate

    Fee: $69 each, 3 or more $59

    Credits: 3 NETA, .3 ACE, 3 AFAA, .3 NASM

  • Fundamentals of Nutrition for the Fitness Professional (Updated for 2016): 12:00pm–3:00pm

    The world of food and nutrition science is constantly evolving. This classroom-based workshop reviews the six essential nutrients necessary for optimal health, fitness, and performance. In addition, students will learn the recently published 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, as well as recommended food guidance systems, interpretation of Nutrition Fact labels, and macronutrient calculations. This course also provides specific parameters regarding nutrition scope of practice for fitness professionals.

    Fee: $69 each, 3 or more $59 — Credits: 3 NETA, .3 ACE, 3 AFAA, .3 NASM

  • Medicine Ball Power Powered by SPRI New!!: 3:30pm–6:30pm

    Power is needed in various sports and activities, and the medicine ball is the perfect power training tool! In this workshop, you’ll learn a wide variety of medicine ball exercises and strategies to incorporate medicine balls into any group exercise class, small group training session, or one-on-one with clients. Participants will learn to easily develop workouts that balances strength, and power!

    Fee: $69 each, 3 or more $59

    Credits: 3 NETA, .3 ACE, 3 AFAA, .3 NASM

  • Mastering the Marathon: 3:30pm–6:30pm

    Participation in marathon running has grown dramatically over the last couple decades. This workshop reviews historical highlights of the marathon race as well as physiological considerations, training essentials, and nutritional strategies to maximize marathon performance. Whether you are training clients for their first marathon or striving to achieve a personal record, this workshop will provide you will the insights to safely and effectively cross the finish line.

    Fee: $69 each, 3 or more $59

    Credits: 3 NETA, .3 ACE, 3 AFAA, .3 NASM


Sunday, September 11

  • C & C Aqua Factory: 8:00am–11:00am

    This shallow water format combines fun noodle cardio sequences with Pilates inspired core work to create a total body experience for your participants. Cardio with the noodle allows movement to be performed in multiple body positions and adds intensity to the upper body. Core work with the noodle allows pilates land movements to come to life in the aquatic environment. Walk away with 6 C & C sequences to help build your library of cardio noodle exercises and challenging pilates core work to improve your overall fitness performance.

    Fee: $69 each, 3 or more $59

    Credits: 3 NETA, .3 ACE, 3 AFAA, .3 NASM

  • Post Rehab Considerations: 8:00am–11:00am

    Do your clients have a history of low back pain, shoulder impingement, ACL injury, or joint replacement? This classroom-based workshop will review the etiology, contraindications, and programming considerations related to a variety of common orthopedic conditions. Using the knowledge gained from this course, exercise professionals will be able to safely and effectively guide post-rehabilitation clients toward enhanced health, fitness, and function.

    Fee: $69 each, 3 or more $59

    Credits: 3 NETA, .3 ACE, 3 AFAA, .3 NASM

  • Yoga Specialty Certification (Day 2): 8:00am–2:00pm

    Participants will learn how to confidently lead and teach a multi-level traditional yoga class geared at meeting the needs of your club participants. This workshop includes exam and National Certification

    Early Bird Fee: $349 * Standard $399

    Study Material: NETA Yoga Manual $49

    Credits: 14 NETA, 1.3 ACE, 12.25 AFAA, 1.3 NASM

  • Kettlebell Specialty Certification Training: 8:00am–3:00pm

    This introductory course teaches the basics of Kettlebell training, the history of this fascinating workout, safety techniques, body positioning, alignment, and appropriate starting weights. You will experience the most popular exercises including swing, clean and press, the snatch, and many more. Workshop includes exam (valid for 2 years).

    Fee: $169

    Credits: 7 NETA, .6 ACE, 8 AFAA, .8 NASM

  • Indoor Group Cycling Specialty Certification: 8:00am–3:00pm

    NETA's Indoor Group Cycling specialty certification covers all the basics of teaching cycling classes, including setting up the room, managing a variety of situations and the many body positions for a safe but challenging ride. Other key topics include contra-indications, terminology, class formatting, music selection and cuing. We’ve also added a special section on helping individuals determine the proper level of exercise intensity to meet their goals. Includes free study guide.

    Fee: $169

    Credits: 14 NETA, 1.2 ACE, 13 AFAA, 1.4 NASM

  • Senior Fitness Specialty Certification New!!: 8:00am–4:00pm

    Meet the growing demand for fitness classes geared specifically for active older adults! NETA’s new Senior Fitness Specialty certification is designed for fitness professionals wanting tools to safely and effectively train and teach the older adult population. In this foundational course, you’ll master exercise selection principles for chronic conditions, practice fall prevention techniques, learn functional fitness assessment protocols, and discuss ways to best communicate with senior class participants. This course will improve your professional adaptability and help unlock your career potential.

    Fee: $169

    Credits: 7 NETA, .7 ACE, 7 AFAA, .7 NASM

  • Personal Training Certification (Day 2): 8:00am–4:00pm

    The PT Certification review workshop features 14 hours of interactive lectures, demonstrations and hands-on applications that help you develop the technical knowledge and leadership skills to implement safe, effective, motivational exercise programming for your clients. Includes proctored exam administered at conclusion of workshop.

    Early Bird Fee: $399 * Standard $449

    Study Material: The Fitness Professional’s Manual $59

    Credits: 14 NETA, 1.4 ACE, 15 AFAA, 1.4 NASM

  • Wellness Coach Specialty Certification (Day 2): 8:00am–3:30pm

    2 Days. Wellness Coaching has emerged as a growing trend in the health and fitness industries. At NETA, we see wellness coaching as an exciting and immersive way to improve people's lives through fitness and well-being. Being a wellness coach gives you the unique opportunity to provide individuals one-on-one help with building strength, both physical and mental.

    Early Bird Fee: $349 * Standard $399

    Study Material: The Fitness Professional’s Manual $59 / Lifestyle Wellness Coaching $69

    Credits: 14 NETA, 1.2 ACE, 12 AFAA, 1.4 NASM

  • Pilates Reformer Specialty Certification (Day 2): 8:00am–2:00pm

    This Specialty Certification examines the many parts of the Pilates Reformer and teaches how to safely guide participants through a total body workout. NETA’s Pilates mat principles will be reviewed while reformer-specific exercises are conducted. (Valid for 2 years).

    Early Bird Fee: $349 * Standard $399

    Study Material: Pilates Reformer Manual $35

    Credits: 14 NETA, 1.2 ACE, 13 AFAA, 1.4 NASM

  • Body Weight Training: 12:00pm–3:00pm

    Body weight training is a great option to elevate your level of fitness with little to no equipment. Although you may try to lose some of it, your body weight is the one piece of equipment you can take with you anywhere! Learn how to use your body to boost both cardiovascular and muscular fitness. Join us to find new ways to incorporate body weight exercises into your current group fitness and personal training sessions to provide both results and variety to any workout.

    Fee: $69 each, 3 or more $59

    Credits: 3 NETA, .3 ACE, 3 AFAA, .3 NASM

  • Physical Activity for Special Medical Considerations New!!: 12:00pm–3:00pm

    Until the middle of the 20th century, infectious disease was the major health threat to society. Today, chronic diseases related to unhealthy lifestyle behaviors, are the leading cause of disability and premature mortality in the U.S. This classroom-based workshop reviews the public health burden of chronic diseases including hypertension, cardiovascular disease, obesity, diabetes, and osteoporosis, as well as the evidence that regular physical activity reduces the risk for and helps to manage these medical conditions. This workshop will also review programming considerations and provide exercise guidelines for those affected by chronic disease.

    Fee: $69 each, 3 or more $59

    Credits: 3 NETA, .3 ACE, 3 AFAA, .3 NASM