Step Certification v4 - 5 CEUs

This one-day workshop presents research in physiology, biomechanics and injury prevention. Also covered are skills for cueing, using music and building combinations. 5 CEUs for AFAA certified professionals.

An intensive one-day review of both the theoretical and practical knowledge and skills necessary for safe and effective instruction of Step training.

  • Research and scientific background in physiology and biomechanics
  • Step terminology
  • Verbal and visual cueing skills
  • Step pattern choreography and sequencing
  • Instructional skills and techniques

For new and experienced Step instructors.
Recommended precursors:

  • AFAA Primary Group Exercise Certification
  • Step Skills & Choreography or Step Teaching Skills Home Study
  • One-year experience teaching Step


The workshop fee is $299* (less 10% for current AFAA members. Corporate affiliate discounts may not be combined).

This fee includes:
  • Step Certification Study Guide (shipping additional)
  • Full one-day AFAA Step Certification Review
  • Certification examinations (written & practical)
  • Certificate and wallet card upon successful completion of exams and proof of CPR/AED certification
  • 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.)
  • AFAA Step Certified Instructor certificate and I.D. card (upon successful completion of both examinations)
  • AFAA certified professionals who wish to register only for CEU credit pay a workshop fee of $75. Receive 5 CEUs.

*Fee does not include study material
  • Step Training: A Manual for Instructors (2010) $39
  • Practice Test for Step Certification (2010) $20