«August 2020»
Event date: 8/28/2020 - 8/29/2020 Export event
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Two Days of Education featuring Stephanie Thielen  

Midland, Texas
COM Aquatics – 3003 N “A” Street, Midland TX 79705

Early Bird AEA Member Registration Deadline: July 28, 2020


Space is Limited-Register Now!

  • Advance Registration Required, NO ONSITE registrations accepted.

  • Questions? Email info@aeawave.org – Phone 888-232-9283 or 912-289-3559



AEA USA Certification Self-Study Bundle PLUS Aquatic Fitness Practical Applications Workshop $374.00

Includes: In-Person Aquatic Fitness Practical Applications workshop, AEA AFP Online Prep Course, Aquatic Fitness Professional 7E Manual (digital or hard copy), AFP Learning Objectives, Sample Test and Online Examination Access and a Two-Year AEA eMembership.


Friday, August 28
7:30am-5:00pm – AEA Aquatic Fitness Practical Applications

$99 Early Bird AEA Member $129 Late and/or Non-Member

CECs: AEA/AF 8.0*, ACE 0.6, AFAA 7.0, ATRI 7.0, NASM 0.7

This hands-on workshop, designed to strengthen the practical skills needed as an aquatic group fitness instructor or personal trainer working with clients in the water, includes both classroom and pool learning. This interactive course features lecture, video examples, worksheets, movement skill practice, and practical demonstrations. Reinforce your practical knowledge of safe and effective aquatic fitness programming and instruction, with topics that include applied anatomy, muscle actions and equipment, altering exercise intensity, program design, and deck teaching. This course is designed for those seeking AEA Certification to reinforce the recommended practical skills needed to be an AEA certified fitness professional.

PLEASE NOTE: References to the 2018 AEA Aquatic Fitness Professional Manual, Seventh Edition will be included throughout the course.  If you would like to follow these references, please have your 2018 manual available, either the print version or eBook on your device.

Focusing on practical applications only, this program does NOT cover all areas of the AEA Aquatic Fitness Professional Learning Objectives. Additional advanced study is highly recommended for the examination, including the AEA AFP Online Prep Course.

*AEA CECs issued to individuals who obtain AEA Certification within 180 days of course completion date.


Saturday, August 29
9:00am-12:00pm – Deep HIIT & Sculpt
$55 Early Bird AEA Member $65 Late and/or Non-Member

CECs: AEA/AF 3.0, ACE 0.2, AFAA 2.0, ATRI 2.0, NASM 0.2

Double up your deep-water training with two great formats that work for group exercise classes and one on one training. Take high intensity interval training to deeper waters to add challenge without impact, and add resistance to achieve body sculpting and muscle conditioning.


1:00pm-4:00pm – Rated M for Mature
$55 Early Bird AEA Member $65 Late and/or Non-Member

CECs: AEA/AF 3.0, ACE 0.3, AFAA 3.0, ATRI 3.0, NASM 0.3

Baby Boomers and beyond want a training program that meets their needs and interests, while accommodating special concerns, such as fear of falling. Develop purposeful movement to achieve balance, coordination, mental awareness, posture, and range of motion.


Stephanie Thielen BS, travels nationally presenting educational workshops that teach logical methods for class construction, providing “tools of the trade” to help instructors develop professional teaching skills. She is an AEA Training Specialist, NETA Trainer, RYT 200-hour yoga instructor, and has a reoccurring Akwa column called “Pool Tools”.


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