SFCC Hosts Two Free Lectures

What: Santa Fe Community College School of Fitness Education, with support from SFCC’s Professional Development Fund at Santa Fe Community College Foundation, will present two free lectures Fri., Feb 17 presented by Len Kravitz, Ph.D.

2 p.m., Championship Teaching: Great teachers are not born, they are developed. This evidence-based, dynamic lecture addresses all of the variables and factors in teaching and communicating that will enhance your ability to help clients and students. Learn the best ways to deliver positive feedback, deal with many teaching situations, improve communication and eventually become a championship teacher and personal trainer. A must presentation for all professionals who teach people, whether it is a fitness class or a lecture room class.

3:30 p.m., The 12 Truths of Fat Loss: Perhaps one of the most captivating and misunderstood topics for fitness professionals is what works and what doesn’t work for successful fat (and weight) loss. The 12 Truths of Fat Loss will explain the current understandings on fat loss, the essential components of metabolism and fat physiology, factors that positively affect fat loss, and the best exercise programs to enhance fat loss and prevent weight gain. Each attendee of this lecture will leave with 10 fabulous evidence-based workout plans for optimizing fat loss as well as 12 genuine truths on fat loss.                             

Who: Len Kravitz, PhD, CSCS is the program coordinator of exercise science program and a researcher at the University of New Mexico where he received the Outstanding Teacher of the Year award. In addition to being a 2016 inductee into the National Fitness Hall of Fame, Dr. Kravitz was awarded the 2006 Fitness Educator of the Year by the American Council on Exercise, and has received the prestigious “Global Award” from the Aquatic Exercise Association and the Canadian Fitness Professional Lifetime Achievement Award.

When: Friday, February 17, 2017, 2 p.m. Championship Teaching and at 3:30 p.m. The 12 Truths of Fat Loss

Where: Santa Fe Community College, William C. Witter Fitness Education Center, 6401 Richards Ave.

Cost: Free and open to the public.

Registration: Reserve a seat for one or both of the lectures with Herman Garcia, SFCC Fitness Facility Director, at herman.garcia@sfcc.edu by Feb. 15.


The Santa Fe Community College Foundation supports the mission of SFCC to empower students and strengthen community through advocacy and fundraising. For more information, contact Deborah Boldt, Executive Director, at 505-428-1855.

Santa Fe Community College celebrates its 40th Anniversary as the pathway to success for individuals and the community. SFCC provides affordable, high-quality programs that serve the academic, cultural, and economic needs of the community. The college welcomes over 10,000 students per year in credit, noncredit, workforce training, personal enrichment, and adult programs.
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