Group exercise fundamentals

Learn the foundations

This course is offered online or in-person and provides evidence-based foundations for you to offer group exercise classes safely and effectively. 

Taught by qualified Fitness Alberta trainers, topics covered include: leadership and professionalism, the basic components of a fitness class, cueing, how to use music and legal responsibility and accountability.  You'll learn how to develop movement combinations, analyze exercises for their applications and benefits, and you will also learn considerations for special populations.

A designation course in cycle, portable equipment, step, choreography, or mind-body may be taken separately or in combination with Group Exercise Fundamentals, depending on availability. 

Time commitment: 12 instruction hours plus 8-16 hours designation course of your choice.