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Group Fitness Instructor

Advanced Certificate

Program Overview

A group fitness instructor teaches a variety of specialties such as yoga, boot camp or cardio kickboxing for a range of ages and skill levels. They use different leadership techniques to foster group camaraderie, support and motivation to enhance muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, balance, cardiovascular fitness and body composition. This includes counting, cueing, organizing choreography and much more.

The group fitness instructor advanced certificate is fast-paced program designed to prepare you for American Council on Exercise Group Fitness Instructor certification.


Earning Potential

There is growing demand for Group Fitness Instructors and job growth is expected to rise by 18% over the next 10 years.

In this field, it is estimated you could earn $31,900 a year.


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About Delta's Program

This program will offer the education and certification to teach safe and effective exercise to a wide variety of populations. The group fitness instructor advanced certificate is fast-paced program designed to prepare you for American Council on Exercise Group Fitness Instructor certification.

Overview of what you will learn:

  • Human anatomy
  • Exercise physiology
  • Injury prevention
  • Cueing techniques
  • Skills to teach a variety of safe and effective group exercise class formats
Program costs

Total credits: 25

Fee Cost
In-district tuition $2,803
Out-district tuition $4,365
Books and supplies $1,250
Off-campus room and board $4,122
Additional supplies $300

*Program costs listed are estimated and are subject to change at any time. Students will receive final costs at the time of course registration each semester.

Why you should choose Delta

Amazing faculty

Dedicated and passionate faculty hold up-to-date credentials in the fitness industry.

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Hands-on experience

Delta has its own fitness center used by students, staff and community members. Your experience will include leading group exercise classes in a variety formats!

Variety

Diverse experience in a large variety and types of group exercise classes like kick boxing, dance aerobics, stablity ball training and more! You will be be exposed to many different small equipment modalities.

Facts & Figures

One in eight

1 in 8 people in our community age 17-70 have taken a class at Delta.

Briefcase

With over 900 faculty and staff members, Delta is the 4th largest employer in the area.


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