Fitness Instructor Training Offered HERE!
During the fall and spring semesters, our Recreation Services department offers the following instructor certifications. Take your passion for fitness a step further and become an instructor!
Group Exercise Instructor Certification
This 11-week intensive class covers ACE Group Exercise certification and training guidelines to become a group fitness instructor. In class lectures will cover exercise physiology, fitness programming, leadership, and coaching techniques. Practical training will give you the skills to lead a variety of classes. Learn kickboxing, cycling, interval training, strength conditioning, and boot camp programming and implementation. Participants must be current UNI students and commit to teaching at least three semesters of group fitness classes at UNI Recreation Services after training is complete.
Informational meeting: Friday, Sept. 8th, 2:00pm, WRC 204
Fee: $120 | Section: 5
Training dates: Fridays, Sept. 15th – Dec. 1st, 2:00pm – 4:30pm, WRC 85
Aquatic Instructor Certification
Learn to teach group aquatic exercise classes. Learn shallow and deepwater formats and strength training in the water. Lifeguard certification required as well as two semesters of teaching at UNI WRC after completion of the course. Participants must be current UNI students. For the location and time of the class, contact email@example.com.
Informational meeting: Friday, Sept. 8th, WRC 204
Fee: $75 | Section: 6
Training dates: TBD
Yoga Instructor Certification
This informative workshop gives you the tools to create vinyasa yoga classes. The training includes physical execution, pose breakdowns, transitions, and leadership skills with emphasis on effectiveness and safety. If you are interested in teaching yoga, this training is a good place to start. Certification awarded upon successful completion. Open to the public.
Fee: $150 | Section: 7
Training dates: Saturday, Oct. 14th, 9:00am – 4:00pm, WRC 87
Saturday, Oct. 15th, 9:00am – 4:00pm, WRC 87
Personal Trainer Certification
This ten-week, intensive class covers exercise physiology, anatomy, biomechanics, hands-on practical training, exercise programming, motivation, and coaching techniques. Must commit to two semesters after completing the training program to personal train at UNI Recreation Services.
Informational meeting: Wednesday, Sept. 6th, 3:00pm, WRC 250
Fee: $120 | Section: 8
Training dates: Sept. 11th – Nov. 17th
Mondays & Wednesdays, 3:00pm – 4:00pm | Fridays, 3:00pm – 4:30pm | Room 250
For more Information
Contact the Program Coordinator, Dana Foster at (319) 273-5859 or firstname.lastname@example.org
If there is an accommodation you need in order to participate in a Recreation Services program or activity, please contact WRC 101 at (319) 273-6275.