TheFitExpo San Jose 2018 Group Training Zone Stage

You can view or download the GTZ schedule click HERE for PDF.

Saturday Only

Presenters and Workout Sessions, Demos & Challenges:

10:00 am (Saturday only) | MASHUP® with Barbie Brown


MASHUP® is the only established Variable-Intensity Interval Training (VIIT) program in the country. This certification enables you to implement
MASHUP at any facility. This is a turn-key program, providing you with all the tools necessary to effectively deliver a VIIT program that combines Mind/Body, Agility/Strength, and High-Intensity Intervals for three fitness levels in every workout.
Review the science of VIIT, group fitness fundamentals, safety cueing, music coaching commands, and how to integrate MASHUP’s holistic coaching component within each workout. MASHUP is an ideal program for instructors and personal trainers wanting to forget about choreography, insert their own creative skills, and minimize preparation time to offer a program that caters to all populations simultaneously!
Certification includes a reference manual with sample exercises and workouts, visual whiteboards, custom playlists, health and fitness education resources, and Connect eligibility.

11:00 am (Saturday only) | Total Body Bootcamp – @GetFitWithGiddy with Gideon Akande


Prepare to sweat like you’ve never sweat before! Join fitness expert Gideon Akande, the Men’s Health Next Top Trainer and RIPTENSITY™ training program creator, for a fast-paced workout designed to light your fitness fire! This experience will introduce you to creative movement patterns while experiencing forward thinking training protocols. Gideon’s elite training style, exhilarating enthusiasm, and robust exercise catalogue will be sure to revive your inner athlete and leaving you gasping…for more! All ages and fitness levels are welcome.

12:00 pm (Saturday only) | Zumba Dance Party with Joy Smith


Are you ready to party yourself into shape? Forget the workout, just lose yourself in the music and find yourself in shape at the original dance-fitness party. Zumba® classes feature exotic rhythms set to high-energy Latin and International beats. Before you know it, you’ll be getting fit and your energy levels will be soaring! It’s easy to do, effective and totally exhilarating.

1:00 pm (Saturday only) | Ultimate Athlete Bootcamp with D’Juan Woods & Michael Myers


Here is your chance to experience the most electrifying bootcamp in the country! Unleash your inner athlete with this high intensity workout lead by Nike master trainer D’Juan Woods and Celebrity trainer Michael Myers. Ultimate athlete bootcamp will be 1 hour in length using functional strength and conditioning exercises. All skill levels are encouraged to participate. Beginners, weekend warriors even professional athletes can get a kick ass workout while improving their overall athleticism. Come join us for a fun and exciting experience!

4:00 pm (Saturday only) | GROOV3 with Ben Allen


eventDance, Sweat, and Live with Benjamin Allen, creator of GROOV3, America’s Coolest All-Levels Dance Workout in this 1-hour, high-octane, DJ-fueled celebration. The mission of GROOV3 is to inspire change and build a global community through the power of dance. Elevate your dance game as Ben works you though an entire routine in bite size chunks while the DJ keeps the hits playing. All levels are welcome as we encourage participants to “Dance the ISH out if it” connecting the movement to music while getting a great workout in the process… DANCE SWEAT LIVE!

4:30 pm (Saturday Only) | WOW the Crowd Dance Fitness Instructor Challenge Register Online


Are you a dance fitness instructor with a dynamic personality, entertaining skills, and fierce originality that can Wow The Crowd? Want to win a huge cash prize and the chance to show out on stage at TheFitExpo? Now’s your chance to join our search for the best instructors on the scene! From Latin to Urban Hip Hop, Dancehall to Jazzercise, the search is on to find the most dynamic, entertaining and fierce fitness instructor. GROOV3 is on a mission to expose the most talented dance fitness instructors on the scene by giving them an opportunity to shine in front of a live audience. Each instructor will have 5 minutes to WOW THE CROWD with their charisma, personality, and talent by leading the crowd in their favorite style. In the end, the crowd will vote on who they believe is the “Best in the Business” and 1 winner will be crowned.