Functional Aging Institute
July 12 - 13
Los Angeles, CA
Special Precons July 11
Cody Sipe, PhD is a professor, researcher, entrepreneur, educator and thought leader with 25 years of experience in the field of healthy aging. He is the co-founder of FAI and serves as Associate Professor and Director of Clinical Research in the Doctoral Physical Therapy Program at Harding University. His global mission is to positively effect the lives of millions of older adults around the world by dispelling the many stereotypes of aging and helping trainers be as effective as possible with their clients.
Dan Ritchie has a broad background in the fitness industry including training and management in commercial, for-profit, not for-profit and educational facilities. Expertise in personal training for special populations: athletes, stroke recovery, Parkinson's, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, Fibromyalgia, Alzheimer’s, etc. He has also worked on state funded research on exercise for severe dementia Alzheimer's type. He regularly presents at national and regional conferences and has been active on committees for the American College of Sports Medicine.