Pilates Empowerment Summit Opens Registration

This press release was provided by Peak Pilates. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.

Presented by Peak Pilates®, the inaugural Pilates Empowerment Summit announced it has opened registration for the fitness event taking place Oct. 18-20, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. Attendees can expect more than 75 sessions by top presenters and Master Instructors covering exciting, new programming and instructor trainings, and certifications as well as engaging team-building activities and networking opportunities. Early bird pricing is being offered this week, July 29-Aug. 4, for a special weekend-long all inclusive rate of $369.

Highlights of the Pilates Empowerment Summit include an opening mat class titled “Moving with the Masters.” Colleen Glenn, Clare Dunphy, Zoey Trap and an all-star team of top Peak Pilates® Master Instructors will take attendees through a classical, multi-level mat master class. Additional sessions include highly saught after topics like “Pregnancy & Pilates,” to explore the limitations and risks associated with the pregnant client; “Through the Eyes of an Elder” to learn about the amazing Pilates Master Lolita San Miguel who is one of the living Pilates Elders; “Yoga on the Reformer” to learn to savor the sensation of moving meditation that joins asana with reformer; and“Ugi® Fit Flow” the ultimate 30-minute workout that combines strength, cardio and core training in a fun and challenging way.

"This summit is the very first of its kind, bringing together the classical Pilates and fitness communities with a variety of unique educational sessions and intensive programming,” said Mad Dogg Athletics Vice President of Programs and Education Dr. Kevin Steele. "Our goal is to provide industry professionals and enthusiasts an opportunity to connect and grow their practice."

Teachers looking to expand their certifications into other fitness routines, can join the pre-conference education sessions including MVe Chair Instructor Workshop, Group Reformer Instructor Workshop, Basic Mat, Ugi® Instructor Training, Burn at the Barre™ Certification, and KettleBell Concepts: Level 1 Introduction to Kettlebell Lifing.

The Pilates Empowerment Summit is taking place Oct. 18-20 at the Crowne Plaza® Hotel Dallas – Downtown, with a special hotel group rate of $129 per night, plus tax. Attendees who register this week (July 29-Aug. 4) qualify for early bird pricing of $369 for the entire weekend. Single day passes are available for $149.

To learn more about the summit and to register, please visit http://www.PilatesEmpowermentSummit.com. To download the full class descriptions, presenter bios and the complete session grid, please visit http://www.pilatesempowermentsummit.com/sessions.html.

About Mad Dogg Athletics®, Inc.

Home of the Spinning, Peak Pilates, Resist-A-Ball, Bodyblade, Ugi®, SPIN Fitness®, CrossCore® and KettleBell Concepts brands, Mad Dogg Athletics is the world’s largest equipment-based education company. Mad Dogg Athletics has trained more than 200,000 instructors and has reached millions of enthusiasts in more than 80 countries worldwide through a network of more than 35,000 fitness facilities. The company manufactures home Spinner® bikes, Pilates and functional training equipment, DVDs, and a complete line of Spinning-branded apparel and accessories. Mad Dogg Athletics also works closely with Star Trac®, who is the licensed distributor of the patented line of Spinner bikes for the commercial market. Find out more about Mad Dogg Athletics equipment, products and education at www.maddogg.com or by calling 800-847-SPIN(7746).

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