Friday – 9:30AM – 11:20AM: Functional Aging Circuits and Balance Games for 55+

Dan Ritchie, PhD, is a recognized leader in exercise programming for older adults and was honored with the 2014 Personal Trainer of the Year award by Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) magazine. He is the president of the Functional Aging Institute, author of the best-seller Never Grow Old, and has decades of experience in the fitness industry in training and management that has included commercial, non-profit, hospital and university-based facilities. During his career, Dr. Ritchie has worked successfully with Division I athletes as well as with special populations including post-stroke, Parkinson’s, Fibromyalgia and Alzheimer’s. He is also the co-owner of Miracles Fitness, a one-on-one and small group training facility specializing in mature clients.