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Group Fitness Instructor Training

Interested in becoming an Aztec Recreation Group Fitness Instructor?

Sign up for our Group Fitness Instructor Training program!


Group Fitness Instructor Training

In this extensive 8 week program you will learn how to safely teach an effective and fun group fitness class. Topics covered include basic anatomy, principles of motivation and cueing, participant-instructor communication techniques, as well as professionalism. Other practical skills will be covered to prep you for a nationally recognized Group Fitness certification by the end of the 8 weeks, however, one is not required for your audition to be an Aztec Recreation Group Fitness Instructor. Upon successful completion of our program, participants have the opportunity to audition and interview for a position here at the ARC.

September 19 - November 9
Tuesdays: 2-3:15PM in the Group Exercise Studio
Thursdays: 2-3:15pm in the Multi-Purpose Studio

Must be a current member and be able to attend both sessions weekly. This program is reserved for SDSU students at no cost.

Fill out a Group Fitness Instructor Training Application (PDF) and send to Cali Tolbert at by Friday, September 1st if you would like to sign up!

*Please note: ARC Yoga Instructors are required to have a 200 hour yoga certification


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