Wednesday, August 13, 2014

YMCA Looking for AFAA Certified Group X Teachers

The Staunton-Augusta YMCA is looking for AFAA certified group fitness instructors who can teach a variety of classes such as STEP, Cardioboxing, and Strength-related classes.  If you have this certification, and live near Staunton (I-81 exit 222), this would be a great opportunity!

Want to get your AFAA group exercise certification? Look into taking this elective course this fall!

KIN 422: Advanced Principles of Group Exercise Leadership, 3 credit hours****course not offered SP14

Course description: Theories, principles and procedures involved with leading group fitness classes. Students will gain knowledge and experience in class design and choreography development. Programming for children, older adults, pregnancy and aquatic exercise will be included. Practical and written assessments will occur throughout the semester. Participation in group exercise classes is a requirement. Students will have the opportunity to enroll in the AFAA Primary Group Exercise Certification offered on-campus in December.
Course prerequisites: GKIN 100, KIN 202, OR PERMISSION OF INSTRUCTOR (for non-KIN majors)
This course will be half lecture and half physical activity lab. The lab will allow students the opportunity to practice the theory learned from lecture.
When: Tuesday/Thursday 2:00pm-3:15pm Location in Godwin 208 and Multipurpose Room.

Instructor: Jana Walters (

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