UNM Fall 2017 Courses

PENP 124.002 Beginning Ballroom, T/R 11-11:50 AM
HED 333.001 Emotional Health and Interpersonal Relationships, F 10-12:30 PM
Located at UNM Johnson Center, Albuquerque, NM
For UNM staff and students

VGES 2017 Grizzly Run 
May 13, 2017, Rio Rancho, NM
Walk/Run events plus community fun and food for all!
Proceeds benefit RR families surviving cancer and loss
For all ages

OASIS Older Adult Institute
Presenting Simple Food Tools and Strategies for Active Aging
Wednesday, August 16, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
For adults 55 yrs and over, $8

2017 Albuquerque Strength and Conditioning Clinic
JCC of Greater Albuquerque
September 23, 2017
So You Want to Add Dance?
Teachers, Formats, and Results for Business and Wellness Success
CEUs available for fitness professionals; all welcome


2016 Albuquerque Strength and Conditioning Clinic
JCC of Greater Albuquerque
September 10, 2016
Presenting "Psychological Wellness: Emotional and Mental Health in Fitness Programming"
CEUs available for fitness professionals; all welcome

 IDEA World Fitness Convention 
July 13-17, 2016 in Los Angeles, CA
World-famous industry leaders share their latest findings, education, success tips, and more.
Visit us at the LaBlast Expo Booth or during our two class sessions to say hello!

Read Fitness Convention Secrets for inside tips on attending!

LaBlast Convention Retreat

LaBlast Fitness Annual Retreat! 

Led by LaBlast Creator Louis van Amstel 
June 23-30, 2016
Grand Beach Hotel Surfside near Miami, FL

VGES 2016 Grizzly Run 
9:00-2:00 PM May 14, 2016, Rio Rancho, NM
5k and I mile run, plus fun and food for families
LaBlast Fitness Warm Up with Megan Merchant
For all ages, $15 walk or run, 9:00-2:00 PM

LaBlast Fitness Classes: All levels, partner-free!
Free to members or call Debbie at the JCC for a guest pass
Led by LaBlast Master Trainer Megan Merchant
NOW: March-May, 2015
JCC of Greater Albuquerque, Albuquerque, NM

LaBlast Foundations Training: Level 1-2
Led by Master Trainer Willem de Vries
December 8, 2013
Presbyterian Healthplex, Albuquerque, NM

Diabetes Community Walk
9:00-11:00 AM, September 28, Jerry Kline Park
Join us for a LaBlast Warm Up, Vaccinations, Eye and Foot Care, and More!
FREE EVENT hosted by Prescription Trails
Helping you find the best trail and park paths in New Mexico.

LaBlast Foundations Training
Led by Creator Louis Van Amstel
June 29-30, 2013
Presbyterian Healthplex, Albuquerque, NM
28 Instructors became certified: Congrats NM/AZ/OK!
See above for more info on the next Albuquerque LaBlast training:

Hosted by Tom Matt
Listen for Free to Recent Shows
Dance It Up: March 7

OASIS Lecture
June and July, 2011
Albuquerque, NM
"Overcoming Obstacles to Fitness"
"A Lecture and Dancing Celebration for National Dance Day"
For adults 55 yrs and over

 Special Guest Shane Sparks
Surprise Visit for Hip Hop 1 and 2 Students
Carlisle Gym, UNM, May 2, 2012
Hosted by UNM Friends of Dance
Sponsored by New Terra Enterprises

March for Babies
Saturday May 5,  2012
8:00 AM Registration
8:45 Warm-up with Megan Merchant and Team Leaders
9:00 AM Walk around Albuquerque Academy Path  
Proceeds of this 2012 event benefit the Babies of NM. 

Do you have a Warm-Up song request? 
Email me and it might be used at future events!   

Live.Love.Tri. Triathlon
August 25, 2012, 7:30 AM
New Mexico's only All-Women Triathlon
Rio Rancho Aquatic Center, NM
5 K Run, 10 mile Bike, 400m Swim

Check out my 2011 experience before your race.
Get the Warm-up music for this year on Amazon!