Sit back in the comfort of your office and enjoy ICAA educational programs delivered to you via webinar. These broadcasts are specifically created for active-aging professionals – business owners, managers, suppliers, wellness and activities personnel. Through interviews or individual-speaker sessions, you will be exposed to the opinions of top experts from a variety of subject areas designed to help you and your staff stay on top of trends, meet new challenges and serve your customers better.
Presenter: Kymberly Williams-Evans, MA
When: Thursday, September 8, 2016
10:00 am Pacific/12:00 pm Central/1:00 pm Eastern
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Description: Are you working with people in the 50-70 year old age range who want to live actively, comfortably and energetically? Do you want to attract more of this group to your classes? Be among the first to learn seven principles that you can weave into your class program design to address the needs and wants of generally healthy, moderate- to high-functioning midlife boomers.
Create targeted, functional fitness programs that are low risk, yet yield high rewards for people in midlife. These key principles apply primarily to group fitness classes, but you can adapt them for one-to-one and small group settings. You will learn how to design exercises that allow participants to maintain function and expand, not shrink, their capabilities.
(Note: This session does not address the sedentary, frail, super fit or “young” middle-aged competitive athlete.)
Learn how to:
Depend on seven principles to guide your programming and class design.
Choose exercises that support the functional ability of boomers.
Select language, cues and options that minimize fears and maximize activity for the over-50 participant.
Who will benefit:
Group fitness instructors
Program managers and wellness directors
Presenter: Kymberly Williams-Evans, MA, is a fitness professional and edu-tainer who has taught on four continents over three decades. Currently co-owner of Fun and Fit: Active Aging Answers for Boom Chicka Boomers, she is a former faculty member in the Department of Exercise and Sports Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Williams-Evans holds the Functional Aging Specialist certification and enjoys helping people in midlife reap the benefits of movement.
Host: International Council on Active Aging, www.icaa.cc
866-335-9777 or 604-734-4466 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Length: 60 minutes
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