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CFES Group Fitness Instructor Course

January 14 @ 9:00 am - January 28 @ 2:00 pm

CFES Group Fitness Instructor Course

Lead by Maria Raitt, this course teaches the practical skills and professional ethics required to be a successful group fitness instructor. Attendees will learn how to program plan for all class sections and fitness levels in a safe and caring atmosphere, as well as proper use of space, group formations and/or choreography skills. Stability ball, step, and free weight exercise ideas/techniques in both high and low impact situations will also be taught. This course will provide ample teaching opportunities throughout the course itself and supplemental practicum components following course completion within the Hangar Fitness Centre.

CFES Group Fitness Instructor Course Content

In this course you will learn:
To program plan for all class sections and fitness levels for group exercise classes.
How to create a safe and caring atmosphere.
Stabilization ball, step, free weights exercise ideas and techniques.
Cueing and working with music.
Use of space and group formations and choreography skills.
How to teach low/high impact group exercise aerobics classes and use equipment.
Communication skills and professional ethics.
Students will be given ample teaching opportunities within the course and practicums.

Please note that upon successful completion of the course, participants will be required to schedule a practical evaluation with the instructor; pre-pay for your evaluation during check-out for a discounted price ($50.00 for UBCO students & $75.00 for community). If you want to wait, the evaluation will be $75.00 for UBCO students and $100 for community. Evaluation should be completed within 60 days of course completion.

Prerequisite: CFES Fitness Knowledge Course or Human Anatomy equivalency

Course Conductor: Maria Raitt, BHK, CFES Educator

Course dates;

Jan 14 9:00-2:00
Jan 20 & 21 9:00-2:00pm
Jan 27 & 28 9:00-2:00pm

Course Location:
University of British Columbia Okanagan Campus
3211 Athletics Court, Kelowna BC V1V1V7

Jennifer Callow, Recreation Coordinator
Athletics & Recreation | UBC Okanagan
jennifer.callow@ubc.ca | recreation.ok.ubc.ca

Enrol now UBCO link: https://anc.ca.apm.activecommunities.com/ubcokanagan/activity/search/detail/43960?onlineSiteId=0&from_original_cui=true



January 14 @ 9:00 am
January 28 @ 2:00 pm
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University of British Columbia Okanagan
3211 Athletics Court
Kelowna, V1V1V7 Canada
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