Keynote: Exercise: The Magic Bullet (L)

Oak Bay High School – Neighbourhood Learning Centre 2121 Cadboro Bay Rd., Victoria, BC

Join Len Kravitz in an incredible educational journey showing the physiology and dynamics of the POSITIVE effects of exercise and the top 3 health messages of 2019. This multi-media presentation will inspire, motivate and captivate. A highlight of this presentation is a thorough presentation of over 10 evidence-based strategies to help clients/students successfully adhere to … Continued

Get Your Band On (A)

Oak Bay High School – Neighbourhood Learning Centre 2121 Cadboro Bay Rd., Victoria, BC

The resistance band is like the hidden holy grail of small fitness equipment. It is easy to use, incredibly versatile and unbelievably effective! In this session, walk away with a tool box of exercises ideas that will encompass a full body workout from head to toe. Starting with the correct mechanics for use and ending … Continued

Yoga for Athletes: Performance from the Inside-Out (A)

Oak Bay High School – Neighbourhood Learning Centre 2121 Cadboro Bay Rd., Victoria, BC

As an athlete, your body is not just a place that you live in, it’s the vessel you use to stretch your limits, experience joy of movement and overcome challenges to do what you previously couldn’t – or didn’t think you could! It’s essential for performance and joy of movement, that athletes tune into their … Continued

Exercise: The Ultimate Brain Booster and Stress Reducer (L)

Oak Bay High School – Neighbourhood Learning Centre 2121 Cadboro Bay Rd., Victoria, BC

Join Dr. Len Kravitz in an incredible educational journey documenting the mental health benefits of exercise. Len will present the newest research on what type of exercises improves memory, thinking, central control and brain processing. A highlight of this presentation is a practical update on how to alleviate stress and anxiety. Len will teach several … Continued

Party Fit (A)

Oak Bay High School – Neighbourhood Learning Centre 2121 Cadboro Bay Rd., Victoria, BC

Partyfit is a trademark dance fitness system that guarantees an invigorating workout taught in a nightclub inspired environment. Partyfit is unique because of its mixology designed to maximise a desired level of fitness intensity and dance complexity. The session will include an overview of the Partyfit system, some useful tips when teaching a dance fitness … Continued

3DFit (A)

Adaptable into either choreographed or non-choreographed and 45 or 60 min formats, 3DFit is designed to challenge clients from the core out. 3DFIT integrates the best of fitness, sports performance and rehab under 1 cardio strength driven class format. 3DFIT is taught in a format to accommodate men and woman ranging from low to high … Continued

Optimized Movement: Hinge, Lunge & Push (L)

Simply stated - technique matters. These fundamental movements are rarely instructed & progressed well. Whether the training environment is rehab, PT, group fitness, athletic conditioning, or recreational activity, setting clients up for goal-based success requires systematic methods to: Observe when movement technique is compromised, Assess & ReAssess the current state of the nervous system Use … Continued

Punch and Crunch (A)

Oak Bay High School – Neighbourhood Learning Centre 2121 Cadboro Bay Rd., Victoria, BC

Are you ready to add a whole lot of 'punch' and a little 'crunch' to your next workout? This kickboxing session combines jabs, hooks, kicks, interval training, agility combinations, body weight training, core and more. Join Krista and her contagious high energy as she leads you through this no-fluff, no excuses, idea-filled cardio kickboxing session. … Continued

Circuit Training with a Splash (A)

Oak Bay High School – Neighbourhood Learning Centre 2121 Cadboro Bay Rd., Victoria, BC

Take your circuits to the water! Maximize your participant’s workouts with the fun exciting workout format. Take away methods to plan safe and motivating class to suit all. Maximize your aquatic workout with circuits. Equipment highlighted are: Aqua Bells, Paddles, Aquatic Dumbells, and running belts

Exercise, Fat Loss and Weight Management: The Real Story (L)

Oak Bay High School – Neighbourhood Learning Centre 2121 Cadboro Bay Rd., Victoria, BC

This engaging lecture will explain the components of metabolism and calorie burning, factors that affect resting metabolic rate and fat loss, and the latest biomedical research understandings on exercise for weight management. Len will present 8 science-based super calorie burning workouts that deliver and the best research on successful weight management from the real life … Continued

The Messy Middle* and how to Inspire Clients Through It (L)

Oak Bay High School – Neighbourhood Learning Centre 2121 Cadboro Bay Rd., Victoria, BC

Transformation ain’t easy babes, that’s for sure. Working on one’s physical, mental, nutritional and spiritual health requires a level of energy and consistency that even the most dedicated clients can, and at some point, will struggle with. In this session we’ll cover the most important foundational nutritional habits that will benefit one’s life for the … Continued

Partner Workouts (A)

Oak Bay High School – Neighbourhood Learning Centre 2121 Cadboro Bay Rd., Victoria, BC

Whoever said two’s a crowd hasn’t tried training with a partner! In this workshop, experience various formats that include working in tandem (double the cooperation), side-by-side (switch it up) to creative body weight training (theirs + yours). Infuse your workouts with incredible vibes and engaging exercise ideas. Learn the best way to put together partner-training … Continued

Cardio, Cardio Cardio… Are you Pushing the Participants Potential (A)

Your Participants are putting in the work but are they making progress? Is their true potential hidden away in their “Comfort Zone”. Explore how to get them to find their upper limit and the importance of recovery. Kick the cardio up a knotch and come away with combinations for all levels of participants. Explore Aqua … Continued

The Metabolic Effects of Resistance Training (L)

Oak Bay High School – Neighbourhood Learning Centre 2121 Cadboro Bay Rd., Victoria, BC

Based on a new scientifically developed research review, Len will present state-of-the art evidence for resistance training as a treatment for weight loss, post-exercise fat metabolism, type 2 diabetes, cardiometabolic health and lipoprotein-lipid profiles. In addition, we will discuss and evaluate the research results of 5 contemporary resistance training programs. A must attend lecture for … Continued

RIDE + RESTORE (A)

Indoor cycling continues to be a popular and effective workout for all ages and fitness levels. Chris will lead you through a Ride + Restore session at Oak Bay Fitness. Ride + Restore combines cardiovascular exercise with restorative stretches. Proper technique and muscle engagement during indoor cycling can improve endurance and injury prevention. Intentional stretches … Continued

Should you Strengthen or Mobilize (L)

Have you ever heard the phrase "proximal stability leads to distal mobility and strength?" Understanding this concept is essential to achieving effective movement. While mobility & foam rolling techniques are an important step in overcoming the diseases associated with automation, one major reason for lost mobility is poor stability. Adding more ROM on top of … Continued

Straight Talk on Exercise, Fitness and Respiratory Infectious Disease

Oak Bay High School – Neighbourhood Learning Centre 2121 Cadboro Bay Rd., Victoria, BC

In this lecture Tony will start by providing an overview of the most important aspects of human immunity. The majority of the talk will discuss the latest science around the relationship between physical activity, exercise, physical fitness and the health of the human immune system. Particular attention will be given to the role of exercise/ … Continued

Movement Triad: Mobility, Stability, and Strength

Oak Bay High School – Neighbourhood Learning Centre 2121 Cadboro Bay Rd., Victoria, BC

  Mobility, stability, and strength have traditionally been categorized separately when training clients. In this interactive session learn the most current science and training methods as to why mobility, stability and strength may be best achieved whey they are trained together. Using loaded mobility and multidimensional movement techniques learn movement complexes to enhance function and … Continued

Craft a Plate

Oak Bay High School – Neighbourhood Learning Centre 2121 Cadboro Bay Rd., Victoria, BC

Learn to apply simple tools and creative techniques to engage your clients in food knowledge while staying within your scope of practice. We’re going to talk tips and tricks to make cooking at home easy as 1-2-3, while embracing the coolest trend going #cookathome lifestyle. You will come away with ready to use templates for … Continued

Fully Loaded

Oak Bay High School – Neighbourhood Learning Centre 2121 Cadboro Bay Rd., Victoria, BC

Learn to create fun, active total body training sessions that torch participants’ metabolism and target all major muscles groups. Tiffany will show you how to structure group fitness strength training sessions and how to maximize your time using simple and compound exercises that focus on form and technique, power and balance. Using minimal equipment such … Continued

Healthy vs Selfie

Oak Bay High School – Neighbourhood Learning Centre 2121 Cadboro Bay Rd., Victoria, BC

How can we as “Wellness Leaders” help our clients make health, exercises, and nutrition a more meaningful journey? Why is it that some clients buy into what we offer and see the results while others cannot seem to make any headway, despite following our recommendations? The workshop Healthy vs Selfie sheds a light on some … Continued

Postural Integrity

Oak Bay High School – Neighbourhood Learning Centre 2121 Cadboro Bay Rd., Victoria, BC

  Postural integrity has a direct impact on movement quality, efficiency, and load distribution. The ability to maintain correct alignment in movement allows for relaxation, freedom of motion, elastic energy production, and stability in sport, fitness, and life. Learn a series of dynamic postural assessment exercises and apply them to exercise design. This practical postural … Continued

BS Your Balance Mechanisms

Oak Bay High School – Neighbourhood Learning Centre 2121 Cadboro Bay Rd., Victoria, BC

This workshop will review the balance mechanisms, spotting balance exercises safely, and provide 3 sequences of isolated & integrated exercise that you and your clients/members can have fun with immediately. Creativity and functionality are at the top of mind solutions for these easy to follow programs that you can use the very next day. Active … Continued

Load Management: What is it and how do I apply it to my clients?

Oak Bay High School – Neighbourhood Learning Centre 2121 Cadboro Bay Rd., Victoria, BC

Load Management has become come a bit of a buzzphrase in the health and sports community over the last few years.  I will look to explain what it means, and how you can explain and apply it to your clients. If used correctly we can help people better understand the biopsychosocial aspects of training, and … Continued

Barriers to Behaviour Change

Oak Bay High School – Neighbourhood Learning Centre 2121 Cadboro Bay Rd., Victoria, BC

Behaviour change is not easy! This seminar will address common barriers the general population face when trying to create positive behaviour change. The focus of the workshop will be useful solutions to assist your clients achieve their goals.

Body Weight Blast

Oak Bay High School – Neighbourhood Learning Centre 2121 Cadboro Bay Rd., Victoria, BC

  Bodyweight training has gained incredible popularity in the virtual space, for home workouts and in studio. These workouts can be done anywhere without an investment in equipment and space. Designing an effective and results driven bodyweight workout takes unique exercise design, applied principles of training and creativity. In this workshop we will explore a … Continued

Shoulders to SHOWlders

Oak Bay High School – Neighbourhood Learning Centre 2121 Cadboro Bay Rd., Victoria, BC

Create the SHOW stopping Shoulders our clients are looking for. Using simple tools, methods and coaching skills can be transformative. You will review fluent movement patterns for the shoulder girdle, shoulder dance visual and apply functional movements with common tools to the area to decompress it, increase it’s mobility, build it’s structural strength, decrease stiffness … Continued

High Energy HIIT

Oak Bay High School – Neighbourhood Learning Centre 2121 Cadboro Bay Rd., Victoria, BC

Get ideas on how to motivate your participants to step up their fitness level, strengthen their entire bodies and boost energy in this high energy HIIT workshop! Seasoned fitness leader, Tiffany Moffatt, will lead you through 10 different approaches to plan your HIIT class formats and will highlight how to keep classes creative, fun and … Continued

Themes, Templates & a Matrix: Working Smarter not Harder

Oak Bay High School – Neighbourhood Learning Centre 2121 Cadboro Bay Rd., Victoria, BC

Within this session, you will learn new systems to make life easier for you along with better workouts for your clients. Streamlining group fitness lesson planning and one-on-one workout programing. Starting with themes to reduce group fitness lesson planning and putting in the WOW workouts into your sessions. Moving onto templates and how to use … Continued