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Professional Friend-Making: Let’s Network! Nailing First Impressions

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Alycia is the creator of the FLEX Your Life 4-step strategy to use what you have to get what you want. She serves as Spokesperson for the International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA) and author of the Ebook "Get a Better Body: Diet and Exercise Tips to Lose Fat and Get Fit." She serves as the Director of Development and Training at Circuit Works, a local fitness studio. Alycia is motivated by a healthy lifestyle and continued education. This is no surprise since she began studying dance at the age of 2 and later became a dance teacher and choreographer for competitive dancers. Alycia continued studying dance in college, where she received her bachelor's degree in Education. Her experience in public speaking was cultivated during her 5 years as a pageant title holder including Miss Maryland where she spoke to thousands of people throughout the United States promoting her platform "Get Active." Through this self-designed platform, Alycia was able to bring the message of a healthy lifestyle to audiences through the United States. She gained success in the Miss America, Miss USA, Miss International and Miss Galaxy International pageant systems. During her time as a contestant, Alycia won numerous awards for Fitness, Swimsuit, Interview, Platform, and Talent. Alycia now provides private success coaching to help pageant contestants make the most of their year of service. master's degree. Alycia received her Master's in Counseling and bring her motivational skills to become a Certified Career Coach, serving colleges and universities for 5 years. During this time, her life became more sedentary and Alycia had to recreate ways to enjoy fitness. She began training with a personal trainer and competed in several fitness competitions. Soon, she became a Certified Personal Trainer through the ISSA and trained as a yoga and spin instructor. Alycia transitioned her skills from higher education to employee development within the fitness industry. Alycia's passion is guiding people toward self-improvement and personal transformation while motivating them to use their unique strengths to succeed in their goals. In addition to presenting skill-building workshops, Alycia has facilitated teambuilding exercises for athletic teams, student organizations and professional staffs. Alycia is known for bringing a positive, yet realistic, perspective to every situation and leaves a legacy of motivation and inspiration. Her unique ability to motivate others is done by surfacing the true inhibitors of success and then teaching the knowledge, skills, and disposition to overcome these barriers to help you create your own success!

Many new professionals and college students lack the skills necessary to network with peers and professionals. Even those who know HOW to network can maximize their first impressions. In this training, participants will learn the 3 "first" impressions others make of them in the first 3 seconds, 30 seconds, and 3 minutes of meeting. They'll discover ways to make the BEST first impressions anytime they meet someone new.


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Yavor Varbanov

With ISSA guidance and textbooks, I have upgraded my knowledge to another level and I feel this by seeing big changes in my clients & myself!

Yavor Varbanov

nathaniel stull

The ISSA has changed my outlook on training clients.

nathaniel stull

Leonard Smith

As a busy fitness professional having ISSA as a resource is golden.

Leonard Smith

Helene Bingley

I have already recommended ISSA to people who have reached out to me inquiring about my satisfaction and thoughts and I will continue to do so.

Helene Bingley

Ana Victoria Cate

I've always been passionate about fitness, and ISSA gave me tools to build a knowledge base that I can continue to add to.

Ana Victoria Cate

Matthew Edson

The ISSA program provided me with the flexibility to achieve my certification while maintaining a full time career, being a parent of two active grade school children and husband.

Matthew Edson

Alisa Wagner

Thanks to ISSA, I am able to compete and win in bodybuilding competitions despite my day job, and I am honored to help others achieve their personal health aspirations amid their busy schedules.

Alisa Wagner

Ilona Kinney

ISSA offers lessons of real-world cases and the insights of professionals.

Ilona Kinney

Derwood Rountree

There is so much that I have learned in my studies, and it will be an honor and a privilege to impart this knowledge to my fellow Seniors.

Derwood Rountree

Jessica Moyle

When I received the course material it was more in-depth than I expected which was good! I knew I was being provided with all the knowledge I need to become the best trainer I can.

Jessica Moyle

Chad Westgate

It’s been a great journey and ISSA has helped this journey and dream become a reality. The information and learning have been rewarding and beneficial in running a business and being a personal training.

Chad Westgate

Hamad Alrashed

It was a great experience. I enjoyed every minute of it, and i learned a lot of information that will help me in my life and with my future clients.

Hamad Alrashed

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