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IDEA Korea

Ilsan, South Korea | Nov 3-5




Exhibition Hall 2
217-60 Kintex-ro, Ilsanseo-gu, Ilsan

Trade show hours

Friday, November 3 10:00 AM-7:00 PM
Saturday, November 4 10:00 AM-7:10 PM
Sunday, November 5 9:30 AM-6:20 PM


IDEA® Korea is Asia's largest fitness convention, hosting more than 5,000 fitness professionals each year.

As a license of IDEA® World—celebrating more than 40 years of inspiring the world to fitness in the United States—2023 IDEA Korea is an in-person, high-energy sports and wellness festival, bringing people together to celebrate the changing face of the fitness community.

Come join us in the evolution of fitness in Asia. We look forward to your participation!



Carol Earle

Carol Earle
Lead Instructor Trainer

Carol is a Merrithew® Lead Instructor Trainer specializing in all branded programming, including: STOTT PILATES®, Total Barre®, ZEN•GA®, Halo® Training, CORE and Merrithew Fascial Movement. She is also part of the ZEN•GA and CORE programming teams. She has been an Instructor Trainer since 2003, and is based out of New England’s Northeast Pilates Education Center. Carol received her BFA in Dance from SUNY Purchase, and ran her own dance company for over a decade, performing and teaching throughout New England. Carol is currently on the faculty of the Dance Department at Endicott College, where she teaches a “Mind, Body and Awareness” course. She is certified and has trained in several other fitness brands, including a 200 HR (RYT) Yoga Certification, Personal Training, TRX and TRX Rip-Trainer, Zumba, SPINNING and Indo-Row. Carol lives in Gloucester, MA with her daughter, mother and dog, and her hobbies include cycling around the North Shore of Massachusetts, gardening and cooking with local produce.

Jenna Hansen

Jenna Hansen
Lead Instructor Trainer

Jenna has a passion for life, the outdoors, education and people. She is the owner of Awaken Studios and Retreats. She is a Lead Instructor Trainer with Merrithew®, a yoga teacher with 500 hours of training, an AntiGravity Fitness Certified Instructor, AFAA Certified, a Les Mills Group Exercise Instructor, a Certified Personal Trainer from the National Association of Sports Medicine and holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance and a Masters in Education from the University of Utah and a secondary teaching license.

Along with teaching fitness, Jenna has also taught snowboarding, skiing, recreational therapy and dance. She has taught dance, drama, and Pilates in New Zealand and was a rafting and hiking guide in Alaska. Jenna has competed and placed in IRONMAN triathlons, snowboarding and dance competitions. She loves seeing how her students’ lives improve as they work towards fitness goals, injury rehabilitation or an improved quality of life. Her clients include professional athletes, grandparents, firefighters, endurance athletes, professional strongmen, stay-at-home moms, children and everyone in between. Jenna’s life’s work however is her three children, who help remind her how to live life in the present with a sense of awe for the amazing world we live in.

Show specials

More information coming soon!

Special Events

Career Discovery Day
Saturday, July 15, 2023 • Los Angeles Convention Center

High school and college-aged students: turn your passion for movement and exercise into a rewarding career!

At this free 1-day immersive experience, students will have a backstage pass to learn about the many opportunities available in this incredible industry. This is your chance to ask questions and uncover the incredible benefits of pursuing a career in fitness.

When you train with Merrithew you are joining a passionate and knowledgeable community of 65,000 plus. Our programs broaden your reach in the health and fitness industry providing opportunities to diversify your knowledge base and cater to a wider client base. Join our team at booth #1001 and learn more about the career opportunities that exist within Merrithew!


IDEA MEGA Circuit 2023
July 14, 2023 • 12:00–1:00 PM & 1:15–2:15 PM

Here is your opportunity to work out and test some of the newest and most exciting pieces of equipment. Integrating 20 innovative products and programs, the IDEA World MEGA Circuit is an exclusive special event, meant to push your limits and teach you how to put together never-before-thought-of and highly effective circuit training sessions. Merrithew is excited to be joined by Instructor Trainer, Jenna Hansen, who will be leading our core strengthening circuit using the Mini Stability Ball.

Did you know you have 4 layers of abdominals? And, it is not until you get to the very lowest layer - transversus abdominis (TrA), that you’re actually working towards tightening these muscles? In this STOTT PILATES® circuit, you will be working and strengthening all 4 layers using the Mini Stability Ball. You will leave feeling and knowing your abdominals in a whole new way!

Exclusive to IDEA World registered attendees.

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Meeting request

Merrithew® equipment and world-renowned programming is specifically for health and fitness club and studio professionals looking to expand group exercise programming options. Contact our knowledgeable team and learn how you can integrate the principles of mind-body exercise into your business.

Cindy Sun-Dawes
Vice President, Business Development and Global Hosting

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Susie Park
Senior Sales Manager, Asia Pacific (APAC)

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