Preconference Events


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The Ride by Keiser:  Group Indoor Cycling Certification
Presented by: Keiser

Thursday, March 16 | 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Price: $179, vs. $250 regular rate (28% off)

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Linda Webster

The Ride by Keiser Indoor Cycling Foundations course will cover everything you need to know to become an engaging, effective and inspiring indoor cycling instructor. This full-day course covers Keiser M3i cycling and technology, proper bike set up for all levels of riders, riding postures and positions, pedaling technique, form and cadence, energy systems, training with power, FTP testing, modifying intensity, ride profiles, class formats and design, cycling drills, communication, cueing, and more. This course includes both practical training and on- and off- the bike teaching to help you fully engage in the cycling instructor experience, regardless of the bike you teach on. Get ready to learn, ride and join the Ride by Keiser trainer community! 

Registrants receive a one-year subscription to The Ride! An on-demand, virtual and engaging indoor cycling platform. Ride and learn from the best! A value of over $80!

Functional Aging Specialist Certification Workshop
Presented by: Functional Aging Institute

Thursday, March 16 | 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Price: $289, vs. $499 regular rate (42% off)

Cody Sipe

Cody Sipe, MS, Ph.D., DipACLM

The Functional Aging Specialist Certification is the premier credential for health and fitness professionals who work with the largest and fastest-growing age group - older adults. Learn how to develop and deliver safe and effective functional exercise programs for clients of all functional ability levels and with a variety of health conditions. Use the evidence-based Functional Aging Training Model to improve all 6 Domains of Function (Musculoskeletal; Neuromuscular; Cardiorespiratory; Balance; Mobility; and Cognition) across the 8 levels of the Hierarchy of Functional Aging by using proven functional assessment and training strategies. The complete online course and certification is included for all live workshop attendees.

Zumba Jump Start Gold
Presented by: Zumba

Thursday, March 16 | 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Price: $120, vs. $399 regular rate (70% off)


Lucrecia Venosta

Lucrecia Venosta

CECs/CEUs for Jump Start Gold:
  • ACSM: 8 CECs
  • ACE: CA178268 | 0.7
  • AFAA: #10,004 | 8 CEUs 
  • AEA: ID 2606 | 4 Credits
  • Can-Fit-Pro: ID 1070 | 4 Credits
Teach Two Audiences Right Away! 

Learn the foundation and formula of the Zumba® program and how to adapt it for an active older audience. Receive Zumba® License and Zumba® Gold License if joining ZIN. 

Jump Start Gold is a program designed to bring together the foundation of Zumba Fitness as taught in our B1 Instructor Training and our Zumba Gold Training. 

This course is designed for instructors who wish to teach the active older adult and addresses the anatomical, physiological, and psychological needs specific to this population.  It will also prepare you to teach attendees just starting their journey to a fit and healthy lifestyle.  

Jump Start Gold teaches you the foundation and formula to teach a safe and effective Zumba class and prepares you to teach Zumba Gold classes by integrating the concepts of the Zumba Gold Program.  

Attendees receive a one-year Basic Zumba License and a Zumba Gold License as long as they are a ZIN Member in good standing. 

Prerequisite: None

Obesity & Weight Management Exercise Specialist
Official continuing education program of the International Obesity Exercise Training Institute

Thursday, March 16 | 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Price: $100


Alexis Batrakoulis, Ph.D., ACSM-EP, CPT, EIM

CECs/CEUs for Obesity & Weight Management Exercise Specialist:
  • ACSM: 8 CECs
  • ACE: 0.8 CECs
  • ISSA: 8 CEUs
  • NASM: 0.8 CEUs


An interactive course where theory meets practical application for exercise professionals who are seeking to apply an individualized approach, and assess and motivate physically inactive adults suffered from obesity to an active and healthy lifestyle. During this educational course the participants will know how to analyze and evaluate clients’ health and fitness needs working either preventively or therapeutically while becoming a valuable member of a multidisciplinary clients’ health care team. After this course, the exercise professional will be able to design, implement, evaluate and supervise exercise training programs adapted for overweight clients and clients struggling with obesity.

Attendees will receive a 300-page digital manual! 

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