September 14-17 : University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, 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, September 14

  • 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: 16 NETA, ACE 2.0, NASM 1.5, AFAA 15


Friday, September 15

  • 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.

    Early Bird Fee: $349 | Standard $399 — Credits: 16 NETA, ACE 2.0, NASM 1.5, AFAA 15

  • Boxing Fusion: 6:00pm–9:00pm

    Interested in teaching boxing or incorporating boxing movements into your group exercise class? In this course you’ll learn basic boxing techniques. Plus, learn how to fuse elements of plyometrics & strength to make a quick 30–minute high intensity circuit, guaranteed to get your participants the toned and powerful body of a boxer. Learn how to design classes using a simple 30–minute format that will make class easy to follow, but tough to do! Note: this course will review the basic boxing fundamentals and is a non–contact format.

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

  • Motivational Interviewing for the Exercise Professional: 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

  • Medicine Ball Power (Powered by SPRI): 6:00pm–9:00pm

    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

  • Fundamentals of Nutrition for the Fitness Professional: 6:00pm–9:00pm

    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

  • Fun Group Training: Tread–N-Shred: 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 circuit.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: 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 16

  • Yikes! Could I Really Be Sued: 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

  • HIIT it with YOGA : 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 “winwin” 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

  • 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 each — Credits: 7 NETA, .6 ACE, 5.5 AFAA, .6 NASM

  • Senior Fitness Specialty Certification: 8:00am-3:00pm

    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 each — Credits: 7 NETA

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

    Recommended Study Material: The Fitness Professional’s Manual, 4th ed. $59

    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 — Credits: 6 NETA

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

    Recommended Study Material: The Fitness Professional’s Manual, 4th ed. $59

    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

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

    Sculpt Yoga blends power flow yoga with resistance training. It offers the discipline of a yoga practice and intensity options similar to a challenging fitness class. This class will boost your metabolism as you tone and sculpt every major muscle group while improving endurance and flexibility. Classes are taught with intensity variations, focus on the breath, traditional asana and stretching sequences, and encouragement of mental focus to help maintain yogic integrity.

    Early Bird Fee: $349 | Standard: $399 — Credits: 14 NETA

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

    Recommended Study Materials: Lifestyle Wellness Coaching, 2nd ed. $69
    The Fitness Professional’s Manual, 4th ed. $59

    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 wellbeing. 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

    Topics include:

    • Adult Learning Concepts
    • Interpersonal Communication Skills
    • Theories and Models of Behavioral Change
    • Motivational Interviewing
    • Goal-Setting
    • Overcoming Barriers to Change
  • Becoming a Yoga Professional: 8:00am-6:00pm

    NETA’s innovative Becoming a Yoga Professional goes beyond the fundamentals of leading a classes by discusses topics that everyone approaching yoga as a business opportunity should know. Instructors will learn to manage difficult situations and relationships, discover ways to better connect as a yoga coach, as well as discover ways to market themselves and earn income. Find your unique voice and put it to use by becoming a yoga professional.

    Fee: $189 each — Credits: 10 NETA

    KeyTopics:

    • Ethics of Yoga
    • Finding your voice as a teacher
    • Business of Yoga
    • Liability, scope of practice and risk management
    • Building relationships to enhance motivation
    • Effective Marketing Strategies-Establishing a brand
    • Participation in one practice class
    • Practice teaching
  • Fitness Industry Updates (FREE!): 11:15am—11:45pm

    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

  • Rope Burn: The Ultimate Circuit Training Workout New!!: 12:00–3:00pm

    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

  • Medicine Ball Pilates New!!: 3:30pm—6:30pm

    In this workshop, you’ll learn how to take your basic mat Pilates workout, and mix and match movements with the medicine ball, resulting in a unique combination sure to give your basic Pilates workout a boost. Be challenged with the added intensity of the medicine ball, build your exercise library and optimize results for your Pilates class participants.

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

  • Restore, Recharge, and Release Cycle (R3 Cycle) New!!: 3:30pm—6:30pm

    Wondering how you can improve your students' rides and recovery time? In this workshop, you'll learn how to restore the body with a yoga-inspired warm-up, roll using myofascial release techniques in your cool-down, and RECHAEGE your students' cycling performance and recovery time. Walk away with an easy to use R3 cycling format that will keep your students' coming back to class!

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


Sunday, September 17

  • Catching some Zzzz’s: Sleeping Your Way to Better Health and Performance New!!: 8:00am–11:00am

    Are you getting adequate sleep necessary to optimize your health, fitness, and performance? This classroom-based workshop will cover the architecture of sleep, the potential negative impact of sleep deprivation on overall health and weight management, the importance of sleep for optimal fitness and athletic performance, and the positive impact of regular exercise on sleep.

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

  • 101 Ways to Bootcamp New!!: 8:00am–11:00am

    Bootcamp classes are challenging, fun, and a fantastic workout! If you’re looking for new ideas then this workshop is for you! Refresh your classes with the ideas generated in this nonstop, action packed, and high energy workshop. You’ll walk away with new formats, techniques, and ideas to include in your bootcamp classes all year long.

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

  • Cycle 360: 8:00am–11:00am

    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.

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

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

    Sculpt Yoga blends power flow yoga with resistance training. It offers the discipline of a yoga practice and intensity options similar to a challenging fitness class. This class will boost your metabolism as you tone and sculpt every major muscle group while improving endurance and flexibility. Classes are taught with intensity variations, focus on the breath, traditional asana and stretching sequences, and encouragement of mental focus to help maintain yogic integrity.

    Early Bird Fee: $349 | Standard: $399 — Credits: 14 NETA

  • Kettlebell Specialty Certification: 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

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

    Recommended Study Materials: Lifestyle Wellness Coaching, 2nd ed. $69
    The Fitness Professional’s Manual, 4th ed. $59

    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 wellbeing. 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

    Topics include:

    • Adult Learning Concepts
    • Interpersonal Communication Skills
    • Theories and Models of Behavioral Change
    • Motivational Interviewing
    • Goal-Setting
    • Overcoming Barriers to Change
  • Personal Training Certification (Day 2): 8:00am—4:00pm

    Recommended Study Material: The Fitness Professional’s Manual, 4th ed. $59

    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

  • Yoga for Special Populations: 8:00am–6:00pm

    Yoga is for everybody. With NETA’s Yoga for Special Populations workshop, instructors will take an indepth 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

  • Physical Activity for Special Medical Considerations: 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

  • 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

  • Senior POWER New!!: 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