This one-day workshop outlines the properties of water and
exercise, and the latest research supporting the benefits of water resistance
on muscle strengthening and cardiovascular endurance. Learn how to create and
teach a safe, effective aquatic class.
WHAT IS IT?
This one-day program is based on AFAA's Standards and Guidelines for Aqua
Fitness, and focuses on the application of land exercise principles to the
unique environment of water. Topics include:
- Effects of resistance and buoyancy
- Teaching from the deck
- In-water teaching
- Exercise design
- Intensity progression
WHO IS IT FOR?
For instructors who are currently teaching, or are interested in teaching
aquatic group exercise.
AFAA Primary Group Exercise Certification or
Exercise Science Fundamentals Home Study.
WHAT DOES IT COST?
The workshop fee is $179 (less 10% discount for current AFAA members. Corporate affiliate discounts may not be combined).
This fee includes:
- One-day workshop
- AFAA's Standards & Guidelines for Aqua Fitness
- Lecture outline
- Exercise diagrams
- One-year AFAA membership ($68 value) or membership extension to current
members and a print or digital subscription to
American Fitness magazine (does not include postage to addresses outside of the U.S.)
- 5 CEUs for AFAA certified instructors