Instructor Workshops and Certifications

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.

Look out for our next workshops, SPRING Semester, 2018.


NETA Barre Specialty Certification

In this one day, NETA Specialty Certification you will learn the fundamentals necessary to design safe and effective multi-level Barre Connect classes. Leave with a deep understanding of the science, technique, and 4 main components behind Barre Connect. Discover how to connect the components of Ballet & Dance Technique, Yoga Postures, Functional Strength Exercises, and Cardiovascular Training to create a FUN, total body workout.

March 24th, 8:00am - 5:00pm

Cost: $189


NETA Indoor Cycling Certification

NETA's new indoor group cycling certificate covers all of the basics of teaching cycling classes including getting
started, setting up the room, managing a variety of situations (dealing with new and experienced participants, late arrivals, broken equipment, etc.). Participants learn the many body positions for a safe and challenging ride,
contraindications, terminology, class formatting, music selection, cuing and more. A special section has been added to determine exercise intensity

March 25th, 8:00am - 3:00pm

Cost: $189


NETA Fitness Yoga Specialty Certification

The intensive-two day Fitness Yoga Certification provides hands-on experience in teaching multi-level flow-based yoga classes in the fitness center environment. Students will learn multiple regressions and progressions of 15 yoga poses, learn anatomy of the muscular and skeletal systems as it relates to asana demonstration, and learn the basic techniques behind sequencing classes for safety and balance. In addition, students will discover ways to better relate to their audience, communicate with their audience, and create their very own vinyasa based flow practice.

April 14th-15th, both days are 8:00am-6:00pm

Cost: $399 (Students $299)


If you have any questions please contact Joe Arledge, Graduate Assistant of Fitness and Wellness, at jna17@live.missouristate.edu. We hope to see you there!