My first certification was group fitness. I have since let it lapse because I don't enjoy teaching classes, I prefer the one on one of PT.
- what does it take to be worth the process/certification? I felt like my BA in music was very helpful, because teaching choreographed classes requires some basic knowledge of beats and music. You don't need to have a degree in music, but it certainly helps if you can understand 32 bar groups and hear where beat 1 is in 4/4 time.
- what does the process look like? You sit in a classroom and go through a book, and then you get out on the floor and practice teaching in front of your classmates. Then you do a written exam and a practical exam.
- how expensive is it? I did mine over 10 years ago, but it was several hundred bucks.
- how long does it take? a weekend for the classroom time.
Edited by: ZORBS13 at: 10/14/2013 (17:41)
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