Fitness Certifications

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

ACSM Personal Training Workshop Weekend

View the flyer for more information here!

CPT 3-day Workshop at the University of Mary Washington – $375
Friday, November 22: 1:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Saturday, November 23: 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Sunday, November 24: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

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Group Fitness Instructor Prep Course

Fall 2019: Mondays & Wednesdays, 3pm-3:50pm from September 16 – December 4 in Goolrick Studio 5

Teaching a group fitness class is more than just a workout – it is important to understand the class dynamic, proper form, musicality, safety procedures, class structure, and more! In this course you will spend time in the classroom learning about the body, class preparation, motivation, movement, and muscles as well as time in the studio practicing music phrasing and practicing 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 ends with more information.

Yoga Fit Certification Training

November 9 & 10, 10am-8pm, Goolrick Studio 5, $480

The first step on the path toward becoming a yoga teacher or simply deepening your practice, Level One provides the tools to create inspiring vinyasa yoga classes grounded in proper alignment and the safety of exercise science. Learn more and register here.