Group Fitness Instructor - American Canyon

Posted on Nov 19, 2018 by In-Shape Health Clubs

American Canyon, CA 94503
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Job Summary: The Group Fitness Instructor is responsible for leading group fitness classes that support members with their personal fitness goals. Instructors continually monitor members' needs and progress through safe exercises/routines, while creating an exciting and fun workout experience.

Formats Offered throughout In Shape Health Clubs:

  • Zumba - Zumba, Aqua Zumba, Zumba Gold, Zumba Toning
  • Yoga, Pilates, Barre
  • Cycle
  • Aqua
  • Silver Sneakers
  • Boot Camps & Athletic Conditioning

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach a maximum of seven classes per week recommended.
  • Attend required training sessions and a minimum of two workshops a year
  • Teach the group fitness classes that are assigned by manager
  • Responsible for finding class coverage for assigned classes when substitute is needed
  • Be an In-Shape Health Clubs Group Fitness brand ambassador
    1. Greet all members and guests
    2. Answer questions about classes (pre/post class)
    3. Create an exciting and fun workout experience
    4. Exhibit enthusiasm about being healthy and fit
    5. Professional and positive attitude
    6. Cooperative team player
  • Starts and ends class on time
  • Takes pride in club equipment and stores equipment properly after class
  • Participates in department and club events

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • HS diploma or GED
  • 2-5 years required instructional experience
  • Certifications are required for teaching (national certification (AFAA, ACE, etc) or trained in branded formats (Les Mills, Zumba, etc)) and documentation must be shown at time of audition
  • CPR Certification required or within first 60 days of hire
  • Coordination, rhythm, and timing skills necessary.
  • Must possess physical strength and flexibility.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.
  • Background in anatomy and kinesiology preferred.
  • Strong communication skills with ability to talk in front of large groups
  • Bilingual skills plus

Work Environment/ Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, changes in temperature/humidity; moving mechanical parts and vibration and exercise equipment; frequently required to stand, walk 1-4hours/4 hour day; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms; and frequently use both feet and move them forward/backward and side to side; seldom required to sit; frequently to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; and continuously reach and twist, including side-to-side movements; must continuously lift/move/carry 25 pounds; frequently lift/move/carry up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift/move/carry 51 or more pounds.

Reference: 561324384

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