As millions of baby-boomers enter their golden years, staying mentally, socially and physically active is the key to maintaining quality of life. Cutting-edge research reveals there’s no secret to aging well. By focusing on mental health, cardiovascular conditioning, strength training, flexibility, fall prevention and balance, we can slow the aging process. Discover ways to empower seniors, not just teach them. Group fitness instructors, trainers and managers overseeing active aging programming will enjoy this one-day course that combines relevant research and proven practical approaches to training brains and bodies of 50+ participants. Course includes: training manual and testing fee ($59 value). Manuals will be emailed from SCW Fitness Education. CECS: SCW (8.0), AFAA (7.0), ACE (0.7), AEA (4.0), NASM (0.7), ACSM (8.0), NFPT (1.6).
TRAINER: ANN GILBERT
Ann Gilbert is an owner and operator of two Shapes Fitness for Women franchises in the Tampa Bay area. Ann oversees the operations of over 50 Group Fitness professionals and 25 certified Personal Trainers, and coordinates fee-based group personal training programs. Ann is a faculty member of The Shapes Fitness Academy leading Educational workshops for the Franchise chain nationwide. Ann teaches the popular Launch Program designed to mentor new trainers into the growing business of Personal Training. Ann was awarded ACE / IHRSA Personal Trainer of the Year and has been a popular speaker at Club Industry, SCW MANIA®, IAFC and IHRSA Conventions for decades. Ann has written for Fitness magazines, Club Success, Club Solutions, and AKWA, and has been viewed as Tampa’s Fitness Expert on Fox 13’s, Good Day Tampa Bay, for the past 5 years. Ann acts as an educational expert for SCW Fitness Education by teaching the following Certifications: Active Aging, The Fundamentals of Aquatic Fitness, The Fundamentals of Group Fitness, and WATERinMOTION®.