Welcome to the Optima Europe fitness conference. Despite the new technologies and trends that we all need to follow, we should not lose the importance of personal contact, communication and energy exchange.
This is the first event in this part of Europe, with the goal of keeping up with the latest trends, exchanging ideas and connecting with one another. It’s our duty to provide you with the best education and tools that will enable you to further develop and succeed. Because the world really needs you!
Lectures and workshops follow the latest research in the field of fitness. Lecturers are University Professors, Master Trainers, Nutritionists, Marketing Experts…
The event lasts for 3 days and includes 48 workshops. There will be 4 workshops at the same time. You can choose which one out of these 4 you will attend. All the lectures will be recorded, and you will have access to them for a month after the conference, which means that even those workshops or lectures that you didn’t attend live, you will have an online access to after the conference.
See you at the OPTIMA International Conference
Learn how to protect the spine and how to progress on and make sure you're training in the right way.
PhD, MS, LMT, NASM-CPT, CNC, CES, PES
Scientificaly revolutionized creatine. Is there anything better than creatine monohydrat? What does science say?
NASM PT, HFS Academy
Shoulder complex is very important region of the body in overall human movement.
MS, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, GFS
Running a fitness business is a unique venture! Marko will share with you proven ways you can improve your business as a personal trainer.
An increasingly common problem that occurs among people is pain in the lower back. Aleksandar will show you which exercises to choose and what is really the most effective in the sea of exercises at his workshop The 'Big Three' Exercises for Lower Back Pain.
PhD, ATOS Academy
What happens when a client starts to fatigue and form and technique go out the window? Or, on the flip side, what if an exercise has become too easy? The trainer’s ability to modify an exercise through regressions or progressions, or what can be called micro-changes, becomes a valuable tool in their training toolbox.
Some fitness trainers have an impressive list of credentials but a small client base, while others aren't as educated but are always booked. What’s the difference between them? Veljko, will talk about the tricks for sale that will help you to learn how to run a successful fitness business.
There are many ways to achieve the same outcome. Why is Upper Body important and how to train it properly?
What is Detox, why is important and how can we detoxify our body? Bogoljub, a detox expert, will give you scientifically based, clear guidelines on how to cleanse your body.
Damir will show you the proper progress of plyometric training exercises.
The key is in simplicity! Through his lecture, Kenneth will show you five important exercises that you must know.
Injuries and absences from the court, entails problems in various aspects of the competition and training process - both for the player and for the team. In desire for returning to the court as soon as possible happens to skip some steps in the process of returning from ACL injury. The last step, which follows practically when the recovery in the medical sense is over, is to return to sporting form and play at the level from before the injury. Only in that case it can be said that the entire recovery process was successfully carried out.The lecture will discuss about important aspects of recovery and successful return to competitive sporting form. Everything will be accompanied by examples from the decades-long experience in training and rehabilitation of athletes in various sports across all levels, including Vasilije Mićić, MVP of the Euroleague.
PhD, University of Belgrade, FSFV
Neuromuscular stretching also called proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF) is used by professionals trained in the technique. Professor Milan Cvetkovic will
show you the technique and application of this way of stretching.
PhD, University of Novi Sad, FSFV
The goal of off-season periodization is to maximize sports performance. This is the period of time after the conclusion of the season where athletes decrease sport specific skill work and start to focus on functional movement and strength development.
Milan will point out the importance of this phase through practical examples.
Learn the primary reasons for obesity and how clients may become obese, what changes occur in the body due to obesity, how that can affect the health and physical properties of the body, and much more.
University UNION Nikola Tesla, Faculty of sport, HFS Academy
Although the fitness industry continues its rapid expansion, the margin between success and failure becomes finer. Against a backdrop of fierce competition and fast-changing trends, sharp insights are the key to stealing a march on your rivals. Necessity has well and frankly been the mother of invention. Operators who previously relied entirely on visits to their gyms to lead in revenue have been forced to reconsider their marketing strategies. In these cases, they've emerged from the pandemic with complementary digital channels, a more efficient system, pus fresh opportunities to grow their revenues and customer base.
CEO & Owner iFit
One of the most popular and most important muscle groups to train for aesthetics, health, and performance, the gluteals play an integral role during nearly every dynamic movement of the body.
The ability to maintain postural control or balance is a fundamental component of performance, injury resistance, and rehabilitation that follows an injury. Milena NASM PT will show you methods for effective performance, instructions and balance exercises.
Training for top results! How can we activate the whole body with just one prop?! Learn the perfect snatch technique!
At the same time, strength, flexibility, balance and cardio are combined with breathing techniques. Tamara will show you the benefits of Pilates and its impact on your overall health.
PhD, Singidunum University
Slobodan Tiragić, the TRX trainer, will show you a more drastic approach to hit training, along with the suspension tape. Are you ready?
Unilateral exercises are excellent for many different sports. Nathan will teach you which unilateral exercises you should do and how you can do them with the TRX suspension trainer.
In the sport of Olympic weightlifting, there are only two lifts: the snatch and the clean and jerk. Versions of these lifts are more broadly used by athletes and fitness professionals. Brach will show you the best way to perform these exercises as well as their application in training.
The overhead squat is a dynamic movement assessment. It is the quickest way to gain an overall impression of a client’s functional status. This assessment helps to evaluate one’s dynamic flexibility, core strength, balance, and overall neuromuscular control. Wendy Batts, will show you how to perform an overhead squat assessment.
What is intermittent fasting? Most individuals adopt intermittent fasting as a means to lose weight. But is it effective? Dragan Ivanov, an expert, in the field of nutrition will tell you the Truth About Intermittent Fasting.
Stretching and strengthening the muscles in this area helps build stability and flexibility so you can move with ease and avoid injury. With so many hip exercises, it’s difficult to decide which are the right for you. Kenn, NASM Master Instructor will teach you why Hip-centric Movements is important and show a proper hip exercise technique.
Whether you're preparing for an athletic competition or a weekend pick-up game, the way that you prepare your body for training or competition can make or break your performance. Ken will help you maximize every workout through better movement prep.
The purpose of Optimum Performance Training® Model is to train the body for everything it’s able and meant to do. Wendy will tell you more about this topic.
Grow your class numbers by developing powerful relationships with your participants. Create an atmosphere in your class that everyone wants to be a part of. Connection is all about taking the focus off yourself and bringing your attention to your participants. Engaging them so they are part of the class and not just watching you perform on stage. So how do you connect and enage your participants?
Les Mills Head Trainer
Head coach and owner of the K. Simonfit Gym
Corrective Exercises are a technique used by health & fitness professionals to address and fix movement compensations and imbalances. You can hear about the difference in the application of corrective exercise in rotational sports from Kenneth.
How does hydration affect training? You will discuss the latest research and findings on hydration science. Sanja will tell you everything about the water intake you get from food and your hydration needs.
MD, PhD, University of Belgrade, Faculty of Medicine
Milan will show you several ways to best organize a group of athletes to achieve the same goal.
Focusing on the eccentric portion of all Integration exercises and improving postural control in all planes of motion. Damir Laštre, strength and condition trainer, will teach about all the benefits of eccentric training.
Founder of STC
Can vegans and vegetarians, especially athletes, satisfy all their nutritional needs? Find out what are the scientific recommendations and what are the tips you should give to your clients who eat this way.
Achieving a healthy weight, eating a balanced carbohydrate-controlled diet, and getting regular exercise all help to improve blood glucose control. Professor Marina Đelic will tell you how to prevent diabetes in a simple way.
M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor at Institute of Medical Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Belgrade
Connect the feet and the spine! Tamara will reveal to you how these two entities work together as a single system.
Do you have a good squat warm-up routine?
In the workshop you will learn which exercises are the most effective and why.
Dejan will explain to you which exercises are the most effective and why, as part of a workshop dedicated to this topic.
Belgrade is a city that never sleeps. A city of entertainment and culture, which you cannot remain indifferent to. A place where people eat well and have fun.
The conference is held in the heart of the old town. Nearby there are: the main pedestrian zone, Knez Mihajlova Street, lined with shops, cafes, restaurants and is a great place for a nice walk and shopping, then Kalemegdan- the fortress with a huge park which is full of monuments, museums – a place with fantastic views of rivers and the rest of our capital.
The event will be held at the Mona Plaza Hotel.
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Ken Miller has been in the fitness and performance industry for close to 30 years. He shares his experience and education in personal trainer and strength and conditioning coach as an International Fitness Educator and Master Instructor with the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Ken owns and operates the Training Station, fitness and performance facility in the Oakland/Bay Area, where he actively trains clients, hosts fitness education workshops and mentors personal trainers. His training and teaching philosophy is built around increasing your “movement library” in order to future-proof your body for all that is yet to come.
A highly professional team player with a wealth of management, fitness, sport and sales experience gained through working for large companies in the Health and Fitness industry and professional sports clubs.
He has a strong understanding of the need to provide appropriate solutions to individual problems. He is highly competent in prioritising work and ensuring all company objectives are met within given timescales. Since 2018, he has been an International Education & Training Manager for TRX Training – London.
He has a large number of industry qualifications and certificates: Leisure Management Level 3 (City & Guilds); Sales Management Level 3 (City & Guilds); Spinning and Indoor Cycling (Spinning); Level 2 & 3 Personal Training (City & Guilds); Nutrition Level 3 (City & Guilds); Myofascial Compression Technique (Triggerpoint); Principles of Foam Rolling (Triggerpoint); Certificate in Training and Assessment (Connect Training); Level 4 Internal quality assurance of AssessmentProcesses and Practices (Active IQ); Gaining and Retaining Clients (PTA Global); Creating Behavior-Based Programs (PTA Global); Personalising Your Group Training Experience (PTA Global); Motivation, Movement, and Program Design (PTA Global); Behaviour Change in Exercise (PTA Global); Exercise & Stress Management (PTA Global); Stroops VITL for Life Course (Stroops); HBX Boxing Instructor (HBX – Human Body Exercise); DISQ Trainer Course (DISQ); ViPR Loaded Movement Training Level 1 (ViPR); TRX Suspension Training course (TRX); TRX Functional Training course (TRX); TRX Sports Medicine Suspension Training Course (TRX).
He has won outstanding awards: MEFITPRO’s ‘Most Valuable Player’ award in 2015; Sport 360’s Fit Awards – Fitness and Education Supplier of the year 2016; MEFITPRO’s ‘Department of the year’ award in 2016.
Senior course instructor at TRX for over six years.
He is Dublin-based Strength and conditioning coach with years of experience working with the general population and elite-level athletes and football players.
He is also a senior course instructor at TRX for over six years and has presented at major summits including Greece, Baltimore and Texas and has delivered over 30 courses to date for TRX.
He is the owner and director of Kickstart Fitness Ireland which is now in its 13th year of business working with people to improve their health and wellbeing.
He also worked as head of performance at Irish premier league champions Shamrock Rovers football club, in five seasons at the club he was part of a successful resurgence of the club, winning two league titles and the FAI Cup for the first time in 32 years.
In 2006 he graduated from the Faculty of Kinesiology and started working as a strength and condition trainer at GULIVER ENERGY fitness. In addition, he works at FC SOLIN as a football and pefrormance coach with young age categories and seniors. During 2006-2014, he was included in the selection of NSSS (Football Association of the County of Split – Dalmatia). Since 2009 he has been working at the Joker fitness center as a strength and condition and fitness trainer, and for the last 5 years he has also been the director of the center. Since 2017, he has been establishing the SMART TRAINING training system and expands the services of the FCJ Center to work with professional athletes in order to improve skills and rehabilitation of sports injuries. Provider of 2 world leading educations for the region of Eastern Europe: EXOS – founder Mark Verstegen, fitness coach of the German national football team and CFSC – founder Mike Boyle.
From 2001 to 2017 he was a professional football player. Has extensive work experience: from 2012 to 2022 he worked as Strength and Conditioning Coach in Orrooba, FC Dubai, u19; S&C Coach in Budaiya, FC Bahrain, U19; S&C Coach FC Mons Claudius, Slovenia; S&C Assistant Coach in FC Aluminij (first league in Slovenia); S&C Coach in FC Champion, Slovenia; as wel as S&C Coach in FC Rogaška, Slovenia.
He has a large number of accreditations: Fitness instructor EREPS level 3; Physical trainer – Physical Coaching Academy, EREPS level 4: International Certified Personal Trainer (NASM CPT); Corrective Exercise Specialist (NASM CES); Performance Enhancement Specialist ( NASM PES ); CPR / AED (Adult, childs, infant); BLS Provider (DAN); Diploma of Qualifications for professional work in sport – Olympic Committee of Slovenia; Basic Resuscitation procedures using an automatic defibrillator –LJubljana Health Center, Slovenia.
Professor of sports and physical education, Sport and Conditioning trainer and personal trainer with many years of work experience, long-standing member of the Montenegrin national team in Bodybuilding and Fitness. Competitor and winner of a large number of domestic and international competitions.
The first competitor in the history of Montenegro to win the Pro Elite Card. Participant in numerous music videos, as well as the popular reality show “Farm”.
In 2012, he was declared the best model of Montenegro.
CEO & Owner iFitExperienced manager with a demonstrated history of working in the health wellness and fitness industry. With skills in Marketing Management, Sales Management, Business Planning, and Operations Management. Strong professional with a Master’s degree focused in Marketing & PR from the Faculty of Technical science Novi Sad.
Strength and conditioning trainer with over 10 years of experience in the field of personal training
The main focus of his work is based on increasing the physical and mental fitness of athletes by using functional movement patterns and applying programs based on strength training. He works with top domestic and foreign athletes. He is the founder of the “Fep Solutions” project, the first platform in the world that creates patterns based on analytics to increase the efficiency and performance of football players. He is a member of the MMA federation and a participant in the organization of the “Final 4” competition within the Euroleague 2018 in Belgrade. Through constant personal education and self-improvement of knowledge and skills, he came up with the idea to organize workshops and interviews with the best trainers-speakers from all over the world in order to provide quality content to local and regional professional trainers, his colleagues.
BSc, fitness marketing consultant specializing insales and promotion
He was born in 1978 in Zagreb, Croatia. He graduated from the Faculty of Sport and Physical Education, University of Novi Sad, Serbia. Author of the book “Fitness activity for the new age”, and several articles in fitness and lifesitle magazines for the Serbian market, such as Xfitness and Lepota i Zdravlje (Beauty and Health). During his studies, he worked as a personal trainer, and after graduation he worked as a marketing manager of the first fitness franchise in Serbia and Croatia, “Worldclass”. He then worked for several years at “Metro Cash & Carry“ as the head of marketing research. After that, he was the general manager of the “Imago” marketing agency from Zagreb, for the Serbian market. As a fitness marketing consultant specializing in sales and promotion, he continues to work through his private agency “Libero” in Šabac, Serbia. Clients are well-known fitness centers in Serbia. One of the main organizers of the popular OCR trail race called “Cer OCR battle”, held on Cer mountain, Serbia. He is a lecturer for fitness marketing on the course Operational trainer in the field of fitness and recreation IIIlevel organized by the Association for Recreation and Fitness of Vojvodina.
Professor at the Higher Pedagogical School in Novi Sad, founder and director of the Association for a Healthy Lifestyle – Eden
He graduated from the Faculty of Medicine and specialized in internal medicine, and in postgraduate studies he practiced vegetarianism, as one of the pioneers in this field. He dedicated his life to finding the “magic pill” for health, and his health condition is proof that he succeeded. Today, he is a professor, founder and director of the Association for a Healthy Lifestyle “Eden”, which educates students and other citizens in its lectures. In his work with patients in private practice, in addition to classic medicines, he applies therapies with herbal nutrition and medicines from nature.
Lecturer in the courses: HFS Proper Nutrition and Supplementation
She completed her doctoral studies at the Faculty of Kinesiology and Sports, University of Zagreb. She is the founder of the Aerobics and Fitness Club STAR and Pilates Studio STAR in Belgrade. She works as a professor at Singidunum University, in the subject of Personal Fitness. She includes in his work various exercise techniques as well as extensive knowledge of kinesiology, functional training and Body & Mind techniques. She first encountered Pilates in America more than 20 years ago, and then at the Michael King’s Pilates Institute in Great Britain. Cooperation with this renowned Pilates expert continues through educational seminars held jointly in several European and world countries. She has cooperation with many athletes, clubs and clinics both in Serbia and abroad. At the International School of Shiatsu, she received the title of Shiatsu Therapist and became a lecturer at the same school. She completed her education as a macrobiotic nutrition counselor and the London School of Homeopathy. She combines BODYART’s exercise technique with many years of experience in functional training, kinesiology, shiatca and related techniques. She has promoted Pilates on many occasions, primarily through hundreds of recorded trainings broadcast on various television stations, as well as through articles published in many magazines. She is the author of two DVDs (Pilates and Pilates with a shovel) and the first domestic author of two books on Pilates: FIT in pregnancy with Pilates (2016) and FIT mom and baby (2018). She is one of the few lecturers and motivators at various workshops held in our country in cooperation with AdriaMedia and Color press. Today, in addition to being the mother of two wonderful girls, for the purpose of education around the world in Pilates and bodyART, it is intended for everyone who enjoys these exercise techniques. She is filled with joy by creative work with students and clients, before which she always sets higher goals. Primarily the acquisition of a mobile and functional body.
Strong feets-strong spine,
Application of Pilates in top sports,
-Pregnancy & Pilates.
Graduate professor of physical education and sports;
Master of sports medicine and physiotherapy, University of Novi Sad.
He competed in karate for over 20 years, and was a member of the junior and seniornational karate fights team. He has been practicing fitness since 2015 and is employed at theFlex fitness center, where he still works as a personal trainer and group fitness instructor.In addition to the initial training, he also completed advanced training for Les Mills groupprograms, so he worked as an Les Mills educator in 2017-2019. He also works as an educatorfor the TRX Suspension Trainer course. He has been practicing personal training since 2016and works with recreational athletes at all fitness levels.Course Lecturer: Certified TRX Instructor, HFS Certified Personal Trainer and FunctionalTraining Specialist.
Graduated professor of sports and physical education, University of Novi Sad
Since 2016, he has been working at the skate club for children and adults in Novi Sad as a coach-instructor. Since 2017, he has been a personal trainer and group training instructor at the Fitness Zone gym. Master NASM Certified Personal Trainer, Certified CrossFit Judge, Certified Nutrition and Supplementary Advisor, Certified TRX Instructor.
Course Lecturer: HFS Certified Personal Trainer, Functional Training Specialist and NASM Certified Personal Trainer
He worked as an assistant coach and judge at the karate club “Banatski Cvet” in Zrenjanin. 2010-2015. year member of the Serbian national team and holder of the black belt DAY 2.
Since 2017, he has been a personal trainer and group fitness instructor at the Fitness Zone gym. Master NASM Certified Personal Trainer, and Certified TRX Instructor.
Lecturer in courses: HFS Certified Personal Trainer, Functional Training Specialist, Group Fitness Instructor, Proper Nutrition and Supplementation and NASM Certified Personal Trainer
She is currently studying for a master’s degree at the Faculty of Sports and Physical Education in Novi Sad. From 2015 to 2019, she worked as an assistant coach at the Jiu Jitsu Club “Panther”. From 2018, she is a licensed judge in the Jiu Yits Association of Serbia. She is an educator on the First Aid course, in front of the Red Cross. Since 2019, she has been working as a personal trainer and group fitness instructor in the Fitness Zone gym. Since 2020 she has been employed in the office of HFS Academy as a social media manager and financial manager, Master NASM Certified Personal Trainer, Certified Nutrition and Supplementary Advisor, Certified TRX Instructor.
PhD of Faculty of Sport and Physical Education, University of Belgrade.
High Performance S&C Coach with the depth of more than 20 years of experience in training and rehabilitation of athletes in various sports across all levels, ranging from beginners to Olympic level athletes including World and European Championships competitors.
From 2020 he is Assistant Professor of Sports Training Theory at University of Belgrade – Faculty of Sports and Physical Education, Department of Sports and Recreation. From 2004 – 2013 he worked as Strength And Conditioning Coach of Senior (2008, 2013), U20, U18, U16, and University team at Serbia Basketball National Teams. He also worked as National Head Coach for Senior Men and Woman at Athletics Federation of Serbia (2008 – 2009)…
Currently working on biomechanical and neurodynamic research of the spine at the Research Center for Applied Health Sciences and Exercises – Athos Academia, Novi Sad. He is doing clinical practice and rehabilitation of the spine and posture.
In 2006, he completed his PhD studies at the Faculty of Physical Education and Kinesiotherapy, University of Niš. He has a large number of published scientific papers and books, he has also been a invited at many seminars and lecturing. His professional affiliations are: the Society of Sports Medicine of Serbia, a member of the Society of Anatomy of Serbia, a member of the Society of Physical Education Teachers of Vojvodina, the World Aikido Center – Tokyo, Japan, the Aikido Federation of Serbia. He has completed a huge number of McGill courses and is currently Chief Research officer and McGill Master Clinician of Dr. Stuart McGill. He is a licensed Instructor of Swimming (Sports Association of Novi Sad, 1991), Instructor of Leisure Activity (Sports Association of Novi Sad, 1990), licensed Self Defense Instructor, (Fukushidoin, 4th.Dan, Hombu Dojo, Tokyo, Japan, 1987) and Masseur of sports and relaxation massage (Working – Class University, Novi Sad, 1996).
Specialist in Sports Medicine and Head of the Department of Sports Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade
She specialized in 2003 in the field of sports medicine. She is the author of many publications and a member of a large number of domestic and foreign associations, whose subject of interest is cardiovascular diseases and their prevention (EACPR, ECS, ERC, BLS). Member of the Olympic Committee of Serbia. Dr. Mazić is a lecturer within the national campaign “Heavier Balance”. Topics covered are the importance of adopting healthy lifestyles, a balanced diet and regular physical activity in order to prevent obesity.
Course lecturer: HFS Proper nutrition and supplementation
Professor at the Faculty of Sports and Physical Education, University of Novi Sad
He teaches Winter Activities in Nature and Summer Activities in Nature, as well as elective subjects Mountaineering and Fitness Yoga in 4-year and 3-year basic academic studies. He is also engaged in master studies in the subjects of Adapted Physical Exercise and Research of Anthropomotorics in Physical Education and Sports, and in the master’s program – Physical Education, Physical Activity and Health he teaches the subject Motor Development during Life. In addition, he is engaged at the Medical Faculty of the University of Novi Sad in two programs – Medical Rehabilitation and Special Education and Rehabilitation. He is licensed by FISAF International Personal Trainer, licensed SRFS Master Trainer, licensed VIDYA YOGA instructor, licensed ski instructor of the Serbian Association of Snow Sports Teachers and Instructors (SASI) and licensed Guide to excursions and hikes in summer conditions of the Mountaineering Association of Serbia. In addition, Dr. Cvetković has over 25 years of experience working with various age groups of recreationists and athletes as a personal, fitness, aerobics and yoga coach.
Courses lecturer: HFS Operational trainer in the field of fitness and recreation III level
He was a member of the Serbian national bodybuilding team for 12 years. In 2014, he founded a personal health studio – FIT IN where he works as a personal trainer. He worked as a fitness trainer and expert consultant for nutrition and supplementation of the first team of the Wrestling National Team of Serbia. He was also hired by the Boxing Association of Serbia as a fitness trainer and professional consultant for nutrition and supplementation. In 2016, he was chosen as the best fitness trainer by the Association for Recreation and Fitness of Serbia, and since 2020 he has been the fitness trainer of the Red Star Judo Club.
Course Lecturer: HFS Certified Personal Trainer and Proper Nutrition and Supplementation
Personal trainer since 2011, worked with over 200 clients. Worked at the World Class gym, currently employed at the Alpha gym. Fitness coach since 2011. He has worked with top athletes such as Darko Miličić (NBA player), Dušan Domović Bulut (best player in the world basketball 3×3), Bojan Veličković (the first Serbian MMA fighter in the UFC), etc. In 2013, he was the head fitness coach of the first league basketball club KK Merdian. Certified TRX Instructor since 2012. Brand Ambassador of Proteini.Si. NASM Certified Personal Trainer.
Lecturer in courses: HFS Certified Personal Trainer, Proper Nutrition and Supplementation and NASM Certified Personal Trainer
Graduated professor of sport and physical education, University of NoviSad
After graduating from high school as a pharmaceutical technician, he redirected his love for sports and nutrition through education at the Faculty of Sports to personal trainings with clients. Over 14 years in sports, 8 years of experience in working with clients and over 2000 satisfied clients.
Course Lecturer: HFS Proper Nutrition and Supplementation, NASM Certified Personal Trainer
Since 2020, he has been working as a personal trainer and group fitness instructor at the Fitness Zone gym.From 2019 to 2020, he worked as a boxing coach at a sports club in Novi Sad, Serbia. From 2017 to 2019, he worked in Subotica as a strength and conditioningtrainer and boxing coach. In 2020, he completed the Meso and Micro Cycle Planning course.
In 2013, he graduated from the Chicago Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. In 2017, he graduated from the London Steiner Academy for fitness instructor. In 2018, he signed a contract with Canion Ranchas a fitness director; in 2019, with Celebrity Cruises as Ass. Spa Director; and in 2022, with One Spa World as Celebrity Beyond. He completed a large number of courses: Proper Nutrition and Supplementation by the Association for Recreation and Fitness of Vojvodina, course for Medical Massage, CUPPING Therapy, a diving course and Safety training: Personal Survival Tehniques, Fire prevention and Fire Fighting, Elementary first aid, Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities, Crowd menagement & Safety training for personnel providing direct service to passangers in passenger space. He works as a Personal trainer (Sport performance) and Fitness Instructor for: F45 training, Pure Form Pilates, Body Sculptboot Camp, Introduction to Yoga, Power flow, Slow flow, Plus Restore – Designed by the Katie Brauer (Global Yoga Ambassador), Spinning, TRX. He is also a Functional Training Specialist and Creator of detoxification and healthy life programs „Dr. Boban, Stay strong’’.
Jasna entered the world of fitness during high school. She graduated from the Faculty of Sports and Physical Education in Novi Sad. During her studies, she worked as an instructor of various group fitness training.
She also was part of the “Sport for All” project and contributed to the asset of considerable knowledge and experience. In 2010, she got acquainted with Les Mills training and soon passed her first education named BodyPump. She proceed with educations for BodyBalance, BodyStep, BodyVive, CxWorx.
She continued to attend educations that allowed her to advance in her career. Today, she is a international presenter and educator for several Les Mills trainings and a Head Trainer at the Les Mills for Balkan region.
He specialized in 2005 in the field of Physical medicine and rehabilitation. In 2010, he completed his PhD studies at Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade. In 2015, he finished Sub specialization of Pain Medicine. In 2012, he finished Master Management in health system, Master of Health Management, and in 2017 – Master of Physical activity, health and therapy.
Since 2011 he has been working as an Assistant Professor at Institute of Medical Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade. Since 2018, he has been the head of the Department of Pain Medicine, postgraduate department, Scholl of Medicine at University of Belgrade and director of the Institute of Medical Physiology, English Studies, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade.
He has worked on many projects and has won an outstanding awards: Prize for best work and best presentation for the work titled: “Physical Activity of the Elderly” at the VII National Gerontological Congress with international participation; Award for the best poster presentation at the 2nd Congress of Endocrinology of Serbia with international participation, which was held from 02 to 05 December 2010 in Belgrade; Award for the best poster presentation for the article titled “Continuous tramadol and metamizole-Na infusion vs bolus doses in acute postoperative pain management” at the 11th Belgrade International Symposium on Pain (BISHOP); Award for the best poster presentation for the article titled “Continuous tramadol and metamizole-Na infusion vs bolus doses in acute postoperative pain management” at the 11th Belgrade International Symposium on Pain (BISHOP); Award for the best poster presentation for the article titled: “Longer utilization of non-opioid treatment options in developing country than in the USA prior to opioid prescription for patients with non-cancer pain”, at 3rd International Symposium on RAPM.