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Fitness Instructor Courses


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 one more step and become an instructor! Look for more information in the fall 2015 brochure or contact dana.foster@uni.edu.




Land Aerobics Instructor Certification

Learn how to lead a kickboxing, interval training, boot camp, strength conditioning, and TRX strength training group exercise class. Participants must be current UNI students and commit to teaching at least three semesters after training is complete.
Fee: $120

Section Dates Time Room
14
Sept. 11 - Dec. 4
2:00pm - 5:00pm
WRC 87

Aquatic Instructor Certification

Learn to teach group aquatic exercise classes. Learn shallow and deep water 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. Partici- pants must be current UNI students and commit to teaching two semesters after training is complete. For more information contact dana.foster@uni.edu.
Fee: $75
Section: 15

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 Dates Time Room
16
Oct. 10 and
Oct. 11
10:00am - 5:00pm
11:00am - 4:00pm
WRC 87

Indoor Cycling Instructor Certification

You will learn how to design a class format, instructor cueing, proper set up, and safety precaution on the bikes. You will also practice interval training, jumps, hills, sprints, and use of music to motivate. Open to the public.
Fee: $80

Section Dates Time Room
17
Oct. 3
9:00am - 4:00pm
WRC 85

Mat Pilates Instructor Certification

Learn to teach the basic mat principles, proper alignment, execution, and breathing for the major Pilates moves. Learn coaching skills, cueing, planning, and implementing a quality group exercise class. Learn to integrate a foam roller, magic circles, and fitness ball with your favorite moves. Open to the public. For more information, contact dana.foster@uni.edu.
Fee: $150
Section: 18

Kickboxing Instructor Certification

Learn to teach the basic punches and kicks, shadow boxing, sparring, ring movements, and footwork. Workshop will cover muscle involvement, planning, cueing, proper music, terminol- ogy, and breakdown of the moves. Instructors will take you through various class formats using proper equipment. Open to the public. Class limited to 14.
Fee: $80

Section Dates Time Room
19
Oct. 24
9:00am - 4:00pm
WRC 87

Personal Trainer Certification

This eight-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 the WRS.
Fee: $150
Informational Meeting: Sept. 9, 3:00pm in WRC 155

Section Dates
20
Sept. 9 - Nov. 6




For more Information

Contact the Program Coordinator, Dana Foster at (319) 273-5859 or dana.foster@uni.edu

If there is an accommodation you need in order to participate in a WRS program or activity, please contact WRC 101 at (319) 273-6275


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If there is an accommodation you need in order to participate in a WRS program or activity, please contact WRC 101 at (319) 273-6275.


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