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MFC Conferences

MFC Conferences

We host a minimum of 2 annual conferences per year with at least one in the spring and one in the fall.


2021 = Upcoming Workshops

As we continue to make required changes for everyone due to restrictions. We will not be hosting an in-person Made in Manitoba 2021 Conference this year. Instead we will be bringing you Webinars with both theory and practical sessions from February to May. These sessions will be held a couple of times a month and will be available both live as well as in a recorded format. See you online! Sessions will be posted below, as they become available.


February 4th, 2021 = 7:00-8:30 pm

Mindful Movement: Meditation for All Tastes with Nathalie Lacombe = 3 CECs

Thanks to a wide variety of meditation and mindfulness techniques we are sure to find one that suits our needs, availability, comfort zone, and enjoyment. We’ll explore how mindfulness already seeps into our daily lives and try different styles of meditation. Leave this workshop with a menu of methods to include in your own practice and with your clients.

Nathalie Lacombe = Mover, shaker, and joie de vivre giver! Blending 25 years of international experience with degrees in psychology and exercise science, Nathalie passionately shares her inspirational insights. She uses her uniquely vibrant leadership style to make profound and lasting changes with her teams, clients, and audiences.

Please register Here (for the recorded format): https://manitobafitnesscouncil.ca/mfc-calendar/#id=130&cid=1616&wid=1101


February 17th, 2021 = 7:00-8:30 pm

Yoga for Healthy Backs – with Nathalie Lacombe = 3 CECs

With 80% of adults experiencing back pain at some point in their lifetime, we owe it to our students to consider the health of their backs in each Yoga class we teach. Taking our knowledge and skills passed “hip openers” we’ll put into practice the stability and mobility of our core and second chakra. We’ll consider the holistic view of finding space physically, mentally, and energetically in order to release our backs into bliss.

Nathalie Lacombe = Mover, shaker, and joie de vivre giver! Blending 25 years of international experience with degrees in psychology and exercise science, Nathalie passionately shares her inspirational insights. She uses her uniquely vibrant leadership style to make profound and lasting changes with her teams, clients, and audiences.

Please register here: https://manitobafitnesscouncil.ca/mfc-calendar/#id=125&cid=1616&wid=1101


Tuesday February 23, 2021 7:00-8:30 pm

The Neuro Miofascial Training = 3 CEC’s

Ester Albini – Founder of Fascial Training School and a cofounder of Functional Training School Italy. Creator of different training methods: FREE Fascial Real Emotion – Neuro Myofascial Training, Hamazon Workout ( Functional & Myofascial Training), Pilates Myofascial Training, Woodpool Training, Body Ball Relaxing & Author of several books and DVD’s.

THE NEURO MIOFASCIAL TRAINING
In this theoretical and practical Webinar – I present some Neuro Myofascial movements for Personal Trainer, Group Fitness Instructors, Pilates & Yoga Instructors to improve quickly strength and flexibility.

FREE – FASCIAL REAL EMOTION – “The new key to an intelligent movement”

Put on the Superhero suit, increase your strength and flexibility, overcome what you think are your limits. FREE gives surprising effects: a toned, strong, balanced, elastic, resilient and coordinated body. It is, in fact, much more than just a movement, it is the missing link between holistic and functional training. www.fascailtrainingschool.com

Please register here: https://manitobafitnesscouncil.ca/mfc-calendar/#id=129&cid=1616&wid=1101


March 7, 2021 = 2:00-5:00 pm
Urban Poling Trainer Workshop = 6 CEC’s

Urban Poling welcomes you to become a part of our ever-growing team of instructors. Urban Poling Inc. has proudly trained over 4,000 instructors in Canada for the past 14 years and in the last two years in the UK, Ireland, Australia and USA. The Urban Poling Instructor Course is a comprehensive course (offered both live and online) that teaches course participants the practical skills of Nordic walking and how to teach Nordic walking to others. You will learn everything you need to know about the Urban Poling Nordic walking technique and be provided with all the materials, tools and support you require to provide one-on-one sessions, group classes and educational demonstrations. Topics covered include:

The Urban Poling Nordic walking technique
How to teach the Urban Poling Nordic walking technique
Correcting poor technique
Warm-ups, cool-downs, high-intensity exercises and muscle conditioning
An introduction to the ACTIVATOR poles and walking technique
Starting a series of classes
Starting your business….and more

This course is ideal for: group exercise instructors, personal trainers, recreation/wellness directors, diabetes educators, health care professionals, teachers, walking/hiking group leaders, and aspiring small business owners. I found the course very informative and comprehensive, and the instructor was excellent. She made the course fun and interesting. I have been to a lot of courses and this one was one of the best. Nordic walking truly does give a great workout! – Kristine, Waterloo, Ontario The best prepared and supported online course, I have ever taken. – Margaret Parsons, Ontario Course includes:

1 pair of Urban Poles (reg. 99.99)

The Manitoba Fitness Council will be offering this course from 2-5pm March 7, 2021 online.

Register Here: https://manitobafitnesscouncil.ca/mfc-calendar/#id=127&cid=1616&wid=1101


Momentum 2020 Conference Webinar Series

This year has required changes for everyone. We will not be hosting an in-person Momentum Conference this year. Instead we will be bringing you Webinars with both theory and practical sessions from September to December. These sessions will be held a couple of times a month and will be available both live as well as in a recorded format. See you online! See the link below available sessions – more will be posted as they become available!

 https://manitobafitnesscouncil.ca/upcoming-conferences/momentum-conference-2020/


March – Made in Manitoba Conference


2020 – HECLA Conference Details

  • Rural Retreat Conference – May 1 & 2, 2020 (in Hecla Manitoba)
  • Hecla Conference – Hecla Fitness Leader Retreat Registration Form 2020
  • Hecla Conference – Registrations now open!
  • Registration is post-poned at this time
  • Due to the recent announcement of COVID-19 within Manitoba, we regret to inform you that we will be Postponing our Hecla conference  following the release of the following statement from Health Canada. “Health officials recommend all Manitobans use social distancing to limit the spread of COVID-19. These strategies include minimizing contact that is longer than 10 minutes and staying two meters away from others.”“Health officials recommended that Manitobans practice social distancing, avoid large crowds, minimize contact while in public and disinfect all surfaces. People are urged to consider avoiding travel, crowded places and events.”