April 26-29 : YMCA of the Fox Cities, Appleton, WI

All workshops provide NETA, ACE, AFAA & NASM CEC’s, including new workshops featuring: Body Weight Training, Foam Rollers and More: Fitness for Fascia, and Fundamentals of Nutrition for the Fitness Professional. Space is limited…register early!

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Thursday, April 26,

Yoga Foundations Specialty Certification (Day 1): 8:00am–6:00pm

Our intensive, two-day Yoga Basics workshop provides hands-on experience in teaching beginner yoga formats through a breakdown of 20 poses focused on alignment, safety, variations and breathing techniques. In addition to the basics of class formatting, you’ll discuss yoga history through exploration of the 8 limbs, learn the anatomy and physiology of the nervous and respiratory systems, as well as discover ways to encourage and motivate your participants through verbal refinements and inclusive cuing. This certification will provide 2 sample beginning yoga classes as well as time for practice teacher under the supervision of an experienced yoga teacher.

Early Bird Fee: $349 | Standard $399 — Credits: 20 NETA, ACE 2.0, NASM 1.9, AFAA 15


Friday, April 27

Yoga Foundations Specialty Certification (Day 2): 8:00am–6:00pm

Our intensive, two-day Yoga Basics workshop provides hands-on experience in teaching beginner yoga formats through a breakdown of 20 poses focused on alignment, safety, variations and breathing techniques. In addition to the basics of class formatting, you’ll discuss yoga history through exploration of the 8 limbs, learn the anatomy and physiology of the nervous and respiratory systems, as well as discover ways to encourage and motivate your participants through verbal refinements and inclusive cuing. This certification will provide 2 sample beginning yoga classes as well as time for practice teacher under the supervision of an experienced yoga teacher.

 

Foam Roller Pilates New!!: 6:00pm–9:00pm

In this course, you’ll learn how to use the foam roller to promote alignment, core strength, and body symmetry. This workout mimics many of the moves traditionally executed in a Pilates mat class, providing you with a new catalog of Pilates-based exercises you can use to help your participants decrease stress and move with greater mobility, control, and precision.

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

 

Exercise for Parkinson’s and MS New!!: 6:00pm–9:00pm

This classroom-based seminar addresses two prevalent neurodegenerative diseases: Parkinson’s disease and Multiple Sclerosis. Topics covered include the basic pathophysiology and common symptoms of disease, benefits (and risks) associated with physical activity, and exercise recommendations and considerations for individuals having these conditions.

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


Saturday, April 28

 

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

The GX Instructor Certification review workshop features interactive lectures, demonstrations and hands-on 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 – Credits: 6 NETA

Recommended Study Material: The Fitness Professional’s Manual, 5th ed. $59

Personal Training Certification Review (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 — Credits: 14 NETA, 1.4 ACE, 15 AFAA, 1.4 NASM

Recommended Study Material: The Fitness Professional’s Manual, 5th ed. $59

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

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

Recommended Study Materials: Lifestyle Wellness Coaching, 2nd ed. $69
The Fitness Professional’s Manual, 5th ed. $59

Barre Connect Specialty Certification: 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

Fitness Yoga Specialty Certification (Day 1): 8:00am-6:00pm

The intensive-two day Fitness Yoga Certification provides hands-on experience in teaching multi-level flow-based yoga classes in the fitness center environment. Students will learn multiple regressions and progressions of 15 yoga poses, learn anatomy of the muscular and skeletal systems as it relates to asana demonstration, and learn the basic techniques behind sequencing classes for safety and balance. In addition, students will discover ways to better relate to their audience, communicate with their audience, and create their very own vinyasa based flow practice.

Early Bird Fee: $349 * Standard $399 — Credits: 20 NETA, ACE 2.0, NASM 1.9, AFAA 15

Yoga for Special Populations Professional Specialty Certification: 8:00am-6:00pm

Yoga is for everybody! With NETA’s Yoga for Special Populations Workshop, instructors will take an in-depth look at creating an open environment, teaching to students with special needs, and learn ways to help every individual meet their goal in a group setting through a coaching approach. Explore pose adaptations, specialty class themes, and learn ways to make every individual feel comfortable in your class environment.

Fee: $189 — Credits: 10 NETA, 1.0 ACE, 10 AFAA, 1.0 NASM


Sunday, April 29

 

9 Rounds to a TKO New!!: 8:00am–11:00am

Train like a fighter with this shallow water circuit style format that brings together the 3-D effect of water with the powerful fundamental movements of kickboxing. Take your class through 9 rounds of cardio, punches, kicks and core that will test their strength and endurance for a non-stop workout that is worthy of a championship belt. Get back into the ring with this TKO of a workout that’s fun, intense, and easy to implement into your aquatic programming.

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

Rope Burn: The Ultimate Circuit Training Workout: 8:00am–11:00am

In this workshop, you’ll learn how to strategically combine the cardio benefits of jumping rope, the muscular benefits of strength training, and the functional benefits of core training to create a total body circuit. Learn new movements and sequences that will keep your circuit workouts fresh, exciting and challenging! GET READY TO JUMP!

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

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

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

Recommended Study Materials: Lifestyle Wellness Coaching, 2nd ed. $69
The Fitness Professional’s Manual, 5th ed. $59

Personal Training Certification Review (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 — Credits: 14 NETA, 1.4 ACE, 15 AFAA, 1.4 NASM

Recommended Study Material: The Fitness Professional’s Manual, 5th ed. $59

Kids Yoga Specialty Certification: 8:00am—6:00pm

NETA’s Kids Yoga workshop is a fun, interactive and educational experience. This kids’ yoga training is designed to help yoga teachers and fitness professionals create an easy bridge to adapting classes to a younger audience. This training will provide an overview of child development, hands-on practice in storytelling and teaching, as well as address ways to creatively and effectively manage a class of young practitioners.

Fee: $189 – Credits: 10 NETA, 1.0 ACE, 10 AFAA, 1.0 NASM

Fitness Yoga Specialty Certification (Day 2): 8:00-6:00pm

The intensive-two day Fitness Yoga Certification provides hands-on experience in teaching multi-level flow-based yoga classes in the fitness center environment. Students will learn multiple regressions and progressions of 15 yoga poses, learn anatomy of the muscular and skeletal systems as it relates to asana demonstration, and learn the basic techniques behind sequencing classes for safety and balance. In addition, students will discover ways to better relate to their audience, communicate with their audience, and create their very own vinyasa based flow practice.

Early Bird Fee: $349 * Standard $399 — Credits: 20 NETA, ACE 2.0, NASM 1.9, AFAA 15

Medicine Ball Power: 12:00pm—3:00pm

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

Senior POWER: 12:00pm—3:00pm

Should and can older adults perform power training? YES! Power training is essential for maintaining activities of daily living and enhance functional capacity in older adults. In this workshop, you’ll learn all the critical aspects of a safe and effective functional power program for older adults, including equipment, technique, moves, and contraindications. POWER up your seniors!

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