Apr 12-13

The Psychology Behind A Successful Fitness Plan

How Can you optimize your mental state for peak performance? Join us for this interactive masterclass where Brian Arwari, PhD will discuss optimizing your mindset to achieve your fitness goals at any level. Sharpen your mental edge and learn the power of exercise psychology. 

What you'll learn:

  • How to increase focus, confidence, and motivation.
  • Strategies to improve motor skills.
  • Techniques to analyze and correct bad habits.
  • A variety of goal-setting strategies.

Who should attend:

  • You engage in sports or fitness at any level.
  • You want to optimize mental performance.
  • You want to obtain tools to manage stress and anxiety.
  • Your curious about exercise psychology and its potential benefits.

In addition to this event, you can enjoy all of the daily activities that Pritikin offers. See what a typical day looks like.



Friday, April 12

4:30 - 5:30 p.m. HOW TO LEARN NEW SKILLS

The journey of acquiring new skills can be rewarding, but also frustrating. Join us in this interactive session where we delve into the art and science of skill acquisition. Discover powerful strategies for knowledge retention, effective practice methods, and overcoming bad habits. Understand how the brain learns new motor skills, and the best strategies to cement new knowledge.

Saturday, April 13


In this discussion, learn how to practically apply the knowledge from the previous talk. Understand why goal setting works and why it frequently doesn't. Learn the best practices for crafting a powerful plan that sets you up for success, empowering you to transform aspirations into tangible results. 

Brian Arwari, PhD

Neuro-Cognitive Kinesiology lab Director at the University of Miami

Brian Arwari has been a Professor at the University of Miami since 2008. He completed his PhD in Psychophysiology, Cognitive Psychology, and Personality Psychology at the University of Rome “La Sapienza”.

Dr. Arwari is the Director of the Neuro-Cognitive Kinesiology lab. He has over two decades of expertise in Cognitive Neuroscience. His main area of research is the relationship between movement, exercise, and cognition.

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