is a three-time world dance champion and Emmy-nominated choreographer. He is best known for his seven stunning turns on the hit ABC show "Dancing with the Stars." When not tearing up the dance floor on ABC, Louis is teaching "LaBlast," his partner-free dance-based fitness program that is immensely popular in the Los Angeles, and currently available in multiple cities across the US and more than 40 dance studios in Europe. He has partnered with Crunch Fitness to expand the LaBlast program and to launch his 5-DVD workout series.
is an international fitness educator with 20+ years of experience. She is a trainer and consultant for Reebok®, Resist-A-Ball®, and the Pilates Institute of America. She has designed workouts and contributed to videos, magazines and journals and carries multiple certifications and awards.
is the Education Programs Director and Lead Master Trainer for Schwinn® Cycling. Julz carved out her unique space in the industry as a dance-fitness expert, choreographing DVDs and creating class formats for global club chains. She is a master trainer for BOSU®, Indo-Row™, and a die-hard Yoga student, teaching community classes at schools and churches.
has been a fitness consultant in the health club industry for 14 years. She is a PhD candidate from Florida State University. Currently, Tobie works for Les Mills East Coast. She has worked with LMEC for the past three years as a business development consultant and a business management presenter.
has over 25 years of experience in the fitness industry, and has presented in over 20 countries and produced over 30 DVD’s. She is the creator of the Bender Method of training, which earned the 2007 infomercial of the year short form. She is a recent graduate of the Gray Institute in Applied Functional Science.
has won multiple awards from fitness organizations around the world. He is a contributing author, faculty developer, and presenter for SCW for both land and aquatic programs including several best-selling Home Study Certifications and educational DVDs. His latest book, Cream Rises: Excellence in Education, has received industry wide rave reviews.
was a Fitness Instructor of the Year, and chosen as one of the fitness industry's "Icons and Innovators." He is a Nike Athlete, a BOSU Development Team Member, and the program developer for Schwinn Indoor Cycling. He has consulted for Apple, Starbucks and GE, and is an advisor for Equinox Fitness Clubs.
is an exercise physiologist from Calgary, Canada. He works as fitness writer, presenter, and media consultant. His specialties include: back injuries, work-station stretching, ergonomics, and ice hockey performance. He has a Doctorate degree in Exercise Physiology and is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist.
is the Director of Programming for both BOSU® and RealRyder® Indoor Cycling, and the ex-Ironman® triathlete is currently the Director of Athlete Conditioning for Sugar Bowl Ski Academy. Douglas was inducted into the National Fitness Hall of Fame and honored by CanFitPro as the International Presenter of the Year.
Adriana began dancing at the age of 5. Since then, she has gone on to study ballet, point, modern dance, and hip-hop. She combined her passion for dance with fitness (12 years teaching Spinning) into becoming a Zumba® Instructor in 2006. Adriana has worked as a Zumba® Jammer, and is a Zumba® Education Specialist and International Presenter. She has choreographed routines for Zin and, as a personal trainer, has trained celebrities such as Andrea Risenborough and Shelley Conn.
is CEO and Lead Educator for Dynamax™ Medicine Balls and founder of urban animal outdoor fitness training. With over 25 years as a personal trainer and group fitness instructor, Laura's expertise ranges from Pilates to BOSU to TRX. An avid runner with a lifetime in sport and fitness, she has been featured in Spa, Spa Finder, and Continental magazines.
is a faculty member in Exercise and Nutrition at San Diego State University and UC San Diego. Additional experience includes Division I collegiate coaching, and opening health clubs for Club One. He authored chapters in textbooks and publications, and is presently authoring academic and consumer books.
Schwinn® Cycling Master Trainer and author of two fitness books, "Body Bar: 133 Moves for Full-Body Fitness", and "The Gym Survival Guide: Your Road Map to Fearless Fitness" is one of the most sought after group fitness trainers in NYC. Currently teaching classes and mentoring instructors for Equinox, Gregg is filled with a passion to help others help themselves.
is the owner of Reel Fitness, is the co-creator of Group Rx RIP and Revolution. He serves as Director of Physical Therapy for several clinics in Georgia. He holds a post-graduate secondary certification specializing in mechanical diagnosis and treatment.
Previously an Emergency Medical Technician, Wendy has been a professional in the fitness industry for over 20 years. As the owner of Reel Fitness, she co-created Group Rx RIP and Revolution. She has starred in dozens of fitness and education videos and has spent the last 15 years educating and training fitness professionals throughout North America.
holds a Bachelor of Science degree in exercise physiology and is an AFAA certified group fitness instructor. She is a Group Fitness Manager for Equinox Fitness Clubs, and a Master Trainer for Schwinn® Cycling and BOSU®. Amy is also the star and creator of many award winning fitness DVD's and online fitness programs.
Kurt Gillon is nationally certified through NASM, the ISSA, NESTA and ASFA. Kurt believes that working with special populations is one of the more rewarding aspects of his job as a trainer; guiding someone on a path that ultimately allows them to lead a better life is an incredible responsibility and a wonderful accomplishment. Kurt enhances his clients' quality of life by improving their physical function.
Jenn Hall is an international dance and fitness presenter for Nike, Savvier Fitness, the lead Master Trainer for Flirty Girl Fitness and is a Professor of Dance at Georgia State University. Having retired from dancing professionally with popular artists such as Beyonce Knowles, Jay-Z, and Usher, Jenn shifted her focus to dance and fitness choreography and instruction. Her work can been seen on the first two seasons of Fox Television's "So You Think You Can Dance", The Miss America pageant, professional and collegiate dance teams and companies around the country and multiple dance and fitness DVDs.
moved to south Africa to work with the Virgin Active group as well as North West University, International College of Kinesis as well as training the South African police department He has the lead instructor at the Discovery and Vuka Vuka convention in SA. He has worked as Group Fitness Manager for Equinox Fitness and Crunch in Chicago, Where he developed signature classes like Rockin Strength, Rockin abs, Aqua evolution and many more.
is the Education Manager of Curriculum & Training for Trigger Point Performance. She is an International Fitness Presenter, and she has directed group fitness programming throughout the U.S. for over a decade. Jamie holds a B.S. in Sports Management, M.S. in Exercise Science and is currently focused on corrective exercise and self-myofascial release. As a full-time, working mom of 3, she is passionate about empowering people of all ages to live healthy lifestyles.
is a 15 year fitness veteran who holds a Bachelor's in Exercise Science. He is a 3rd Degree Black belt and is certified from ISSA in Personal Training and as a Rehabilitation Specialist. He is currently a lic. Rehab Therapist and Founder of 1 More Set Fitness and Rehabilitation. Roy's newest title is as a R.I.P.P.E.D Master Trainer.
As the CEO and Founder of PILOXING®, Viveca founded PILOXING ® by combining her extensive fitness acumen and business savvy to create a distinctive exercise program. Her background in dance, Pilates and boxing helped her to craft this new inter-disciplinary exercise program based upon a unique mix of Pilates, boxing and dance. Sweden-born Jensen is a professional dancer with a Masters in Dance, Master Pilates instructor, a trained boxer and award winning body builder. Her expertise includes training at the internationally renowned Stockholm Ballet Academy and studying under the tutelage of Billy Goodson in Los Angeles, as well as training under Master Pilates instructor, Ivon Dahl. Jensen's studio, located in Toluca Lake, CA, is a favorite training Mecca for celebrities and regular clients who want a fun, effective and inspiring workout experience.
is a highly sought after dance and fitness instructor based in New York. She is a graduate of New York University and holds a Master of Arts degree in Dance and Dance Education. Carol holds multiple fitness certifications and currently works for Crunch Fitness as the Regional Group Fitness Manager in New York.
is the Senior Vice President of Operations for Lowell Management Company, LLC, Gold's Gyms in Virginia and Wisconsin. He is a nationally and world-renowned, award-winning conference speaker. He has been featured in educational webinars, videos and DVD's sold worldwide and received the Director of the Year, the Specialty Presenter of the Year and the Citizen of the Year awards. Scott is on the Board for The American Fitness Professionals and Associates, as well as The International Advisory Board of The Canadian Fitness Professionals.
is certified by ACE, AFAA, AEA, AFPA, Les Mills and SCW and has been teaching Group Exercise for 19 years. Jen is a National Trainer and Presenter for WATERinMOTION® as well as Les Mills BODYFLOW®, and Les Mills BODYVIVE®. Jeneffer holds a Master's Degree in Clinical Psychology and brings a lot of humor and insight into her classes.
has degrees in both nutrition and fitness. She worked as a nutritionist for 10 years and has taught group exercise classes for over 25 years. Sandra is the creator of Horizontal Conditioning classes and DVDs and owns Fuel + Fitness, a nutrition and fitness counseling business based in Birmingham, Alabama.
Blending 15 years of international experience with degrees in psychology and exercise science, Nathalie passionately educates and inspires. As the Director of Membership and Certification for CanFitPro, the largest provider of education in the Canadian fitness industry, Nathalie uses her vibrant leadership to inspire lasting change with her staff, clients, and participants.
Specializing in foot-fitness since 2000, Stacey Lei Krauss is the Lead Fitness Advisor for Vibram FiveFingers®. She is the creator of the globally recognized barefoot fusion program; The willPower Method®, and co-owner of The willPower FIT STUDIO in Denver, CO. Stacey Lei is a Reiki practitioner, a Master Trainer for Schwinn® Cycling, BOSU®, Peak Pilates®, and a proud a member of the GSeries Fit Trainer Team.
is a favorite Club Industry, Athletic Business Conference and IHRSA presenter, as well as Illinois State Business Woman of the Year. As CEO of SCW Fitness Education, Les Mills® Midwest, and WATERinMOTION®, Sara is also a licensed attorney, a Fitness Editor for Oxygen Magazine, a former adjunct faculty member for the Kenneth Cooper Institute for Aerobic Research, the American College of Sports Medicine, and the National Association of Sports Medicine.
A faculty member in the Exercise Physiology and Physical Education Departments of NGCSU, Melissa has taught elementary PE, coordinated fitness programs for Royal Caribbean and Home Depot and managed an exercise program for a team of orthopedic surgeons. Melissa has traveled extensively over the past 15 years educating instructors on group fitness, personal training, nutrition and water fitness.
is a 30-year fitness veteran and author of "A Woman's Guide to Muscle and Strength"(Human Kinetics). She holds a Master of Science degree in Exercise and Sport Science (Iowa State University), SCW Fitness faculty and a master course instructor for TRX™ and JumpSport™ Fitness. She is a contributing writer to several fitness publications and is on the editorial advisory board of Diabetic Living, an expert and exam writer for the American Council on Exercise and adjunct faculty at Grandview University.
has a Master's Degree in Human Nutrition from the University of Delaware and a Bachelors of Science in Biology from the Albright College. He is the National Program Coach for CXWORX® and has been featured in BODYPUMP® releases worldwide. He is a certified personal trainer with the ACSM. Sheldon is a Les Mills® National Trainer for BODYCOMBAT® and BODYPUMP®, as well as a BODYJAM® instructor.
is a nationally certified personal trainer and group exercise instructor affiliated with Bay Club, CRUNCH, EQUINOX, and Sports Club LA. He resides in San Francisco and has been featured or starred in 17 fitness DVD's. He is a master trainer for WaterinMotion, Jumpsport® Fitness, and Lululemon Ambassador alumni.
is a Managing Partner with the Hudson Valley Gold's Gym Organization in New York, Les Mills national trainer/presenter for Bodypump® and Bodycombat®, former President of Les Mills Northeast, and most recently, Star Diamond Independent Team Beachbody Coach. He set a Team Beachbody record in 2012, achieving diamond status in 15 days as a result of his analysis of the synergy unfolding between fitness professionals and the Beachbody coach opportunity. Do not miss his eye-opening inspirational presentation.
has a BA from the University Florida and is currently Director of Sales for Savvier Fitness, an industry leader in creating innovative programs and products for fitness professionals including Gliding, Bender Ball, and Tabata Bootcamp™. Bruce and his wife, Mindy Mylrea, also have their own fitness video production, FitFlix, in Santa Cruz, CA.
is the creator of Gliding™ discs and multiple-award recipient including: 2008 OBOW Instructor of the Year, 2004 CanFitPro International Instructor of the Year 1999 Fitness Instructor of the Year Fitness and Presenter/World Aerobic Champion.
With over 10 years of experience, Brian is the owner and creator of the FNS Training Center in Santa Clara, CA.. He earned his BS degree in Kinesiology from San Jose State University and is certified through NASM as a trainer and performance enhancement specialist. Additionally, he is certified through TRX, and a Holistic Lifestyle Coach through the CHEK institute. As a master trainer for Ignite Performance training, he is also a major presenter for Ignite certifications.
Teaches land and aqua fitness classes to all populations and has acquired the nickname “Super Betty” worldwide for her unmatched dynamism with people, from bands to BOSU. Bernadette won the Centrum Vitamin contest for “The Most Energized, Amazing Woman in America,” winning over applicants in the ages of 50s, 60, and 70s. At 82, Bernadette not only teaches, but she inspires, doing charity & philanthropic work with FG2000, sporting a black belt in Karate to boot. On a personal level, Bernadette is proud to have reversed the results of type-2 diabetes and years of smoking and weight gain serving as a principal of prestigious schools in New York City for decades. Her specialty is helping the world rethink what “teaching seniors” really means today.
Audiences around the world have seen Dr. Evan Osar’s dynamic presentations. His passion for helping fitness professionals think bigger about their role can be felt in every course. Dr. Osar has become known for taking challenging information and putting it into useable information the fitness professional can apply immediately.
Nick has been in the fitness industry for more than 24 years. He specializes in setting up systems to help clubs be more successful and get great results. He owns 2 clubs, is an industry speaker/consultant and developer of The Personal Training Department BluePrint.
is a former author, hands on instructor and clinician for The National Academy of Sports Medicine. Lenny has earned his degree in Health Science, is a Fellow of Applied Functional Science and holds a California certification/license to practice soft tissue therapy. Currently, he serves as a Faculty member of the Gray Institute for Functional Transformation (GIFT) Program.
As a 16 year certified fitness professional, Jessica Pinkowski has a lifetime of experience with movement. She is a National Posture Specialist, and focuses on special populations. Currently she is a curriculum specialist for On Top of the World Communities Inc., where Jessica teaches and lectures on the importance of health and wellness for active aging adults.
is the co-founder of the groundbreaking new fitness program, Pound Rockout Workout. Cristina, a neuroscience-savvy choreographer and former personal trainer, utilizes her physiology, dance and music background to facilitate a balanced approach to fitness through POUND. Since both Cristina and her business partner, Kirsten, are drummers, it was simple for them to team-up and create POUND. Fusing their love of music, creativity and innovation to the fields of fitness and business, Kirsten and Cristina invented Ripstix, weighted drumsticks specifically engineered to intensify the POUND workout.
is the co-founder of the groundbreaking new fitness program, Pound Rockout Workout. Kirsten, a former Division 1 athlete at UCLA and multi-modal artist, contributes her strong business and sociology background to POUND. Kirsten and her business partner, Cristina, are both drummers, so it was simple for them to team-up and create the POUND. Fusing their love of music, creativity and innovation to the fields of fitness and business, Kirsten and Cristina invented Ripstix, weighted drumsticks specifically engineered to intensify the POUND workout. Kirsten travels the globe training instructors in POUND.
is one of the leading indoor cycling instructors in Los Angeles, his teaching passion is driven by 16 years of cycling through heavy traffic and inclement weather in Manchester, London, San Francisco, and New York. Adam is Customer Care Manager and lead instructor/trainer for RealRyder® International.
is the recipient of the 2003 International Fitness Instructor of the Year award, 2003 OBOW award for Best Use of Equipment, 2005 for Best Female Presenter and 2008 Lifetime Achievement Award. She is a Fitness Hall of Fame 2007 inductee and a BOSU® Developmental Team Member and a Schwinn® Master Trainer.
is a Masala Bhangra® Master Instructor, Teacher Trainer, and International Presenter. She graduated from NYU and has an extensive dance and fitness background. She is an ACE and AFAA certified fitness instructor and teaches Pilates, Yoga, Hip-Hop, and other formats. She is specialized in Pre and Postnatal fitness and is a NAUI Master Scuba Diver.
Experience the energy of Zumba® Education Specialist Erick Santana!
This ACE and AFAA group fitness certified international presenter possess over 20 years of performing arts experience. Erick Santana is one of the original 13 master trainers to be chosen to expand the Zumba® Fitness brand in the U.S and abroad. Sight meets sound in this multi-faceted presenter. He will entertain you while bringing the party to your body but will also deliver an exhilarating dance fitness workout.
Jeffrey is an International Fitness Presenter, Schwinn Master Trainer, Reebok Master Trainer, and the Group Fitness Education and Training Manager for Equinox Fitness Clubs. With over 20 years of experience in the Health and Fitness industry Jeffrey has conducted training workshops around the world and is recognized as a top fitness educator, instructor and personal trainer who is known for his creative choreography and motivational teaching.
is a mentor; management expert; marketing trainer; and CEO of Michael Scott Scudder’s Fitness Business Council and owner of Club Management Education & Training Online. He has three decades of experience in the fitness industry. He has advised more than 500 fitness facility organizations about advertising, marketing, sales, operations, management and business development. He provides training programs for health clubs on management, marketing, sales, demographics and member integration strategies.
is the president and founder of YogaFit Training Systems Inc. and an internationally known fitness expert. She is the author of Beth Shaw’s YogaFit and the publisher of Angles magazine. Shaw and her company have been showcased in numerous fitness magazines as well as Oprah’s O magazine, Time, More, Entrepreneur, Yoga Journal, Glamour, Self and USA Today. She has also been featured on CNBC, CNN, NBC, CBS, E Style, Channel, Showtime, and Donny Deutsch’s Big Idea.
is the creator of nationally recognized and accredited training programs entitled Box Mania™ 1 and 2, also Box Mania™ Xtreme DVD and certifications. Katrina is a certified Group Exercise Instructor, Personal Trainer, and Martial Arts and Self-Defense Instructor, but in my training as a marathon runner, cyclist, coach, and martial arts expert. At www.boxmania.org, you will find promo video, testimonials, Katrina's background information and more. Articles on Katrina and Box Mania have been included in both Men's Health and American Fitness magazines.
As the Area Fitness Program Manager at Harvard University and Harvard Law School, Dawn Stenis is responsible for the programming for 30,000+ members of the Harvard Community. She oversees and educates more than 70 instructors and personal trainers at the two facilities. Boasting over 15 years in the fitness industry, Dawn earned a Bachelor's Degree in kinesiology and is a former health club owner.
has a BA in both Sports Medicine & Nutrition and Business Administration from the University of Florida, class of 1999. During his tenure with Joe Cirulli’s Gainesville Health & Fitness Centers, Shawn worked as a supervisor, head trainer, head supervisor, and Service Manager. Today, Shawn is now the Operations Manager for all of the Gainesville Health & Fitness Center facilities and the Gainesville Health & Fitness Center for Women. Stewart is both an accomplished speaker and educator for the health and fitness industry.
a NYC-based professional dancer, choreographer, master instructor, and co-founder of the dance fitness program, 2FLY®, has been bringing dance, music and moments to the masses for years. She now stands as artistic director of Kristin Sudeikis Dance Company based out of NYC. Her work has also been featured with companies such as NIKE, NIKE Europe, Microsoft, SELF Magazine, US Weekly, Wells Fargo Bank, the Today Show, Good Morning America, Cosmopolitan, Vogue and Capezio.
began her career as a CPA until 1996, when her 60 year old mom was diagnosed with incurable cancer, her career took a drastic turn. After a 3-year journey in health and nutrition looking for cancer cures, she opened Trillium Wellness Center in Syracuse, NY. Her passion became educating and helping people change their lives through fitness and nutrition. with the help of her incredible professional team, Trillium has helped nearly 2500 people lose over 42,000 lbs! Only recently did she learn of Shakeology, nutrition simplified, which has been added as a complement to her programs. Her mission now is to get the word out to others and assist in ending the trend of obesity in our country.
has been a professional in the fitness industry for over 27 years. She now owns her own Fitness business, Team Thews and is a Master trainer for Indo-Row and Schwinn. She has been a lead fitness personality in several Fitness DVD's and has created and developed several Group Exercise programs and formats.
is a Mind & Body Personal trainer, presenter and educator for major international fitness continuing education seminars and convention events. Manuel is an AFAA Examiner and appears in many SCW internationally best-selling fitness DVDs. Manuel is the newest member to the WATERinMOTION® Training Team, and is the proud creator of Ay Carumba!
was owner/operator of a Karate school and several Gold's Gyms. She has been a professional Cheerleader and coach for several high school teams. Susan is a certified massage therapist and holds several certifications including ACE, AFAA and AEA. She is currently following her passion for fitness as a Master Trainer for R.I.P.P.E.D.
is a professional dancer, teacher, fitness instructor, and co-founder of the dance fitness program, 2FLY®. with a background in ballet, modern, ballroom, jazz and hip-hop, she brings a wide variety of movement and style to all of her classes. She has been featured on segments with Good Morning America, The Today Show, the NY Times, and US Weekly. She currently teaches a variety of dance and fitness classes throughout Manhattan and Brooklyn.