- About the Facility
- Tour the Facility
- Green Initiative
- Quiet Lounge
- Floor Plan
- Rentals and Retreats
- About Fitness
- Group Exercise
- Specialty Exercise
- 5 Day Fitness Challenge
- Personal Training
- Upcoming Certifications
- Virtual TrainerSteroid Use Awareness
AFAA Primary Group Exercise Certification Workshop
What is it?
A review of AFAA's Basic Exercise Standards and Guidelines, anatomy, exercise science, exercise evaluation and exam criteria. The day concludes with the practical and written exams. The program format includes:
Practical application of group exerciseStudy guide overviewQuestion and answer sessions
Who is it for?
For aspiring group exercise instructors whose training and educational background has prepared them to take the AFAA Primary Group Exercise Certification exam. (UND Wellness Center membership NOT required)
Prerequisites: Early registration, self-study before program and group exercise teaching experience. Current CPR/AED certification required before certificate is issued (The Practical Skills & Choreography workshop is a useful precursor).Includes: Study guide (shipping additional), one-day review, written and practical exams, one-year AFAA membership or extender, including a subscription to American Fitness magazine.
What does it cost?
The workshop fee is $299* (less a 10% discount for current AFAA members. Corporate affiliate discounts may not be combined).
*Workshop fee does not include study materials.
This fee includes:
Primary Group Exercise Certification Study Guide (shipping additional)Full one-day Certification ReviewCertification examinations (written and practical)One year AFAA membership ($68 value) or membership extension to current members and a print or digital subscription to American Fitness magazine (does not include postage to addresses outside of the U.S.)AFAA Certified Instructor certificate and I.D. card (upon successful completion of both examinations)For AFAA certified professionals who wish to register for CEU credit only, not for certification, the workshop fee is $85. Receive 5 CEUs.
STUDY MATERIALS *
Fitness: Theory & Practice (2010) textbook, $69 (required)Exercise Standards & Guidelines Reference Manual (2010), $39 (recommended)Practice Test for Primary Certification (2010), $20 (recommended)Primary Group Exercise Instructor Deluxe Study Package - above three items for $109The Practical Way (DVD) $20
How do I sign up?
AFAA GEAR Cycling Workshop
WHAT IS IT?
This one-day onsite workshop includes the latest research on cycling biomechanics and physiology, as well as a variety of drills and techniques with an emphasis on long-term safety, injury prevention and results. G.E.A.R combines theoretical knowledge, practical training and creative ideas for designing a safe and effective indoor cycling class that is new and exciting. Be adventurous and G.E.A.R. up!
Program highlights include:A variety of safe and effective indoor cycling drills. Class design and sample journeys.Proper bike-set up and alignment to ensure sound training decisions. Intensity and resistance assessment techniques. Indoor cycling contraindications. Injury prevention
Workshop fee includes:One-day onsite workshop. Workshop Outline (distributed at workshop)Pre-designed sample classes. Two indoor cycling rides. 5 CEUs for AFAA certified instructors. One-year AFAA membership ($68 value) or membership extension to current members and a print or digital subscription to American Fitness magazine (does not include postage to addresses outside of the U.S.)
If you have a disability and require special accommodations at an AFAA workshop, please call 800-446-2322 x213 in advance.
AFAA Personal Training Certification Workshop
WHAT IS IT?
A three-day certification workshop including lectures, practical demonstrations and written and practical exams. This course will help prepare you for both AFAA's Personal Fitness Trainer Certification and the Personal Fitness Trainer National Boards. The curriculum includes:
Anatomy and kinesiology. Fitness assessment testing procedures (3-minute Step test, sit-and-reach, push-up, abdominal crunch, body composition screening with skin-fold caliper measurement)Nutrition fundamentals and weight management. Special populations and medical considerations. Listening, leadership and motivational skills. Exercise programming in the weight room. Wellness programming and screening guidelines
WHO IS IT FOR?
For the aspiring and experienced fitness professional working one-on-one with exercise clients.
Early registration and pre-study is required.Weightroom/weight training experience is strongly recommended.
WHAT DOES IT COST?
The workshop fee is $499* (less a 10% discount for current AFAA members. Corporate affiliate discounts may not be combined).
This fee includes:
3-day Certification Workshop at a facility near you. Personal Trainer Certification Study Guide - written and practical certification testing. One-year AFAA membership ($68 value) or membership extension to current members and a print or digital subscription to American Fitness magazine (does not include postage to addresses outside the U.S.)AFAA Certified Personal Trainer certificate and I.D. card (upon successful completion of both written and practical examinations) CPR/AED certification required before certificate is issued.
AFAA certified professionals who wish to register only for CEU credit pay a workshop fee of $255. Receive 15 CEUs.
*Fee does not include the recommended Personal Fitness Training: Theory and Practice textbook (2010) ($69 plus shipping), or the practice test for Personal Trainer Certification ($20).
Yogafit Level 1 Certification
Date: Nov 2nd - 3rd, 2013
Time: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
This informative workshop gives instructors the tools to create inspiring vinyasa yoga classes that are founded on flow yet grounded in the safety of exercise science. The learning includes physical execution, transitions, and modifications to traditional yoga poses with an emphasis on effectiveness and safety. Dynamic vinyasa sequencing, flowing class formats, and transformative language for communicating the mind/body connection have made this the most popular vinyasa yoga style in the world today. While most attendees have experience as either yoga students, teachers, therapists, or as fitness professionals, there are no prerequisites, only the desire to learn and commitment to attend. Level 1 includes an innovative and experiential learning environment guided by a talented and experienced YogaFit Master Trainer, a YogaFit Level 1 DVD and Active Volume 3 CD (first-time participants only), and a comprehensive training manual.YogaFit has trained thousands of people worldwide. Students will receive a Certificate of Completion which qualifies one to teach YogaFit style classes once Community Service is complete. Participants in the YogaFit Community Service program have taught to seniors, children, teens at risk, cancer survivors, HIV patients, handicapped persons, incarcerated individuals and stressed out corporate executives.
Note: The price to retrain this course for those interested in completing YogaFit's RYT-200 program is $149.00. Please call 1.888.786.3111, ext. 222 or 223, to schedule a retraining.
YogaFit Level 1 Manual
YogaFit Level One DVD
YogaFit Active Volume 3 CD
Retrains may purchase the Level One DVD and Active Volume 3 CD at the training for $10 each
Required Materials (please bring to training):
Beth Shaw's, YogaFit (2nd Ed.)
YogaFit Thin & Sticky Mat
YogaFit Thick Yoga Mat
2-Day Intense Course (usually from 8am - 6pm; times may vary)
The Early Bird cut-off date is one month PRIOR to the scheduled training date. Late Pricing goes into effect when registering 7 days or less before the training date.
1.5 ACE CEC's
15 Yoga Alliance CEU's
Certification: In order to receive the Level 1 Teacher Training Certificate of Completion, YogaFit requires the Level 1 Trainee to donate 8 hours of practice teaching in a community service setting, bringing the gift of yoga to individuals who would not normally be exposed to yoga on a regular basis.
Training Registration Policies: Please read our Terms and Conditions prior to registering for a training.
Attention New Students: If you are taking a YogaFit Teacher Training for the very first time, it is mandatory that you obtain a copy of Beth Shaw's, YogaFit (2nd Ed.), prior to the training. This text is a tremendous resource to have read prior to the first training taken with YogaFit and will give you a head start into the program
Insanity Certification Workshop
PiYo Instructor Training Workshop
PiYo™ is a unique class designed to build strength & gain flexibility. The moves fit perfectly together to form a class filled with intense choreography that's fun, challenging and will make you sweat. It's about energy, power, and rhythm. Think sculpted abdominals, increased overall core strength, and greater stability. In a nutshell, PiYo™ will rock your world! You'll be able to lead others down the fun path to healthy living!
Instructor Training Benefits:
Full day training with a Beachbody Master Trainer that will help you perfect your form & technique Learn how to lead others effectivelyAbility to purchase PiYo Lessons: each Lesson includes an entire PiYo™ class, a music CD, a class choreography DVD, and choreography notes Receive a Record of Completion valid for 2 years that verifies your ability to teach with a score that achieves "pass" or higher Pay NO Licensing fees to use the trademarked PiYo ™ name and music 0.7 ACE and 6.0 AFAA Continuing Education Units/Credits
Questions? Please contact Stephanie Hoffman, Coordinator of Fitness at 701-777-2943 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org