Fitness Certifications and Prep Courses

UMW Campus Recreation hosts experiential courses as well as certification preparation courses.

Group Fitness Instructor Prep Course

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Do you want to be a fitness instructor at UMW? You can! This 12-week course gives you the fitness knowledge and instructing experience you need to feel comfortable leading fitness classes. It is important to understand how to prepare a safe and effective workout, how to demonstrate and teach proper form, exercise cueing, musicality, safety procedures, and more! In this free, non-academic course you will learn through lectures about class preparation, movement, and muscles, as well as spend time practicing exercise form, music phrasing, and leading others!