Fitness Certifications

UMW Campus Recreation hosts experiential courses as well as certificationĀ preparation courses. To register for any of these courses, visitĀ, click Log In, click the blue button to log in with your UMW credentials, and complete all prompts until you see the confirmation page.

Group Fitness Instructor Prep Course

Fall 2020: Mondays and Wednesdays from September 14 – December 2
1:00-1:45 p.m. in Goolrick Dance Studio 5

Please sign up at the link below!

Teaching a group fitness class is more than just a guaranteed workout time each week – 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 time practical time working on music phrasing and teaching your own fitness class. If you have a true passion for leading others to their healthiest lives, then this course is for you! It is free and fun. Just sign up ahead of time at under “Courses” so that we can contact you before the course begins with more information.