Some days life continually kicks you in the nuts; Those days it’s best to smile, remember why you do what you do, then, rip life’s nuts off.”

”Sometimes the only motivation you need is yourself. Believe in your uniqueness and be the hardest worker in the building.
— Brandan Schieppati

Workshop description:

Rise Above Fitness: Living the Lifestyle w/ Brandan Schieppati

Life on the road makes it extremely challenging to keep up with a healthy lifestyle. Brandan Schieppati (Rise Above Fitness / Bleeding Through) has committed his life to fitness and wants to teach you the basics. At the Pomona date of the Vans Warped Tour he will be hosting a special workshop with TEI discussing stretching, form, nutrition and how to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Brandan Schieppati is the founder of Rise Above Fitness and his body transformations and conditioning circuits are quickly becoming legendary. Brandan comes from the unique background of being a successful touring and recording musician with a full-time passion for fitness. He got seriously into fitness in 1998, while on tour with his band Bleeding Through in 2002, becoming legendary for his parking lot work outs while on the road.

Brandan started interning under world-renown strength and conditioning coaches and getting hands on training with professional and olympic athletes. Brandan started Rise Above Fitness in 2010 and opened his first gym in Huntington Beach in 2011 with aspirations of opening many more world wide. Brandan works with promising high school athletes in all sports (Football, Lacrosse, Baseball, Hockey) as well as athletes on the college and professional level. He is becoming nationally and internationally known for his high intensity strength and conditioning techniques. Brandan’s passion and focus as well as creative and unconventional fitness programs will help you rise above your goals.


- ISSA Certified Personal Training Certification
- NASM-National Academy of Sports Medicine CPT Certified Personal Trainer certification
- Strength and Conditioning coach for Costa Mesa High School Football




A group photo will be taken at the TEI Workshop. Photos will be uploaded to sorted by city and will be available for download and posting. Please tag us! @thinktei #thinktei

TEI Workshops are group educational experiences.  The workshops are not structured for meet and greets, autograph signings, or individual photo opportunities with Gurus. Please be respectful of these guidelines. A separate Vans Warped Tour ticket is needed to attend the workshop (buy here).