This certification course provides students with current foundational knowledge, training, and competency testing to certify them to practice as group exercise instructors. Lecture and hands-on practical training are combined to teach exercise physiology, principles of group exercise, anatomy, flexibility, health screening, muscle conditioning, adherence and motivation, strength training and conditioning, safety and injury prevention, exercise for special populations, legal and professional responsibilities. No previous fitness training is required.
April 7 – June 23
Sundays, 1pm – 5pm
Tuition: $799 (Textbook not included.)
Required Text: Methods of Group Exercise Instruction, 2nd Ed. by Carol A. Kennedy & Mary M. Yoke