Campus Recreation offers training opportunities for advancing your skills as a fitness instructor. These workshops can provide you the necessary training for teaching fitness classes through Campus Recreation and for receiving certification through a national fitness association.
Instructor Workshops and Certifications
Fitness Instructor Workshop
Have you ever wanted to be a group exercise instructor? The Fitness Instructor Workshop is a two-day workshop that teaches the basic skills behind instructing, including cueing, body alignment, music selection, basic anatomy behind movements, appropriate moves for classes, progression and more. This workshop is an excellent way to prepare for a position in a group exercise setting.
- Date: TBD
- Location: Foster Recreation Center, Studio B
- Time: 7:00-8:30 p.m.
- Fee: $25 per person
This workshop requires participants to preregister. This can be done through Online Services or at the Foster Recreation Welcome Desk.
Aerobics and Fitness Association of America
As the world's largest fitness and TeleFitness® educator™, the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) has issued more than 200,000 certifications to fitness professionals including group exercise instructors and personal trainers. AFAA offers specialty workshops on the Missouri State campus including Personal Fitness Trainer Certification, Practical Pilates™, Practical Yoga Instructor Training, Practical Skills Choreography Workshop and Primary Group Exercise Certification.
For more information about upcoming trainings at Missouri State, visit the AFAA Personal Trainer Certification page. More information about AFAA is available on their website.
FiTOUR® provides both fitness certifications and continuing education opportunities to fitness professionals around the world. Since 1992, more than 65,000 satisfied fitness professionals have become FITOUR® certified instructors through their certification and continuing education workshops.
All FiTOUR® educational products can be obtained by attending a FiTOUR® Educational Program in your area or online via an in-home course.