GROUP FITNESS

INSTRUCTOR COURSE

GFI SELF-STUDY $299
Learn More $249*

GFI PREMIUM SELF-STUDY $349
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ALL-INCLUSIVE $449
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For over 30 years, AFAA has provided generations of instructors with practical skills and hands-on experience needed to inspire and motivate the world to move toward happier and healthier lives.

Our New AFAA-GFI course is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA).

Start your journey by learning:

How to design, choreograph and teach a group fitness class.

Essentials of exercise and physiology.

Training on modalities, aquatic exercise, kick-boxing, circuit training, dance, yoga and pilates.

Foundations of nutrition and weight management.

How to adapt for special populations, like pregnant and senior participants.

Business skills and professional responsibilities.

Become a Certified Group Fitness Instructor, guaranteed!*

And now with our All-Inclusive course, AFAA will help you achieve your dreams with our Job Guarantee.

Choose from our new GFI selection of courses and save.

GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTOR

SELF-STUDY

Product Features


  • Technique and Lectures Videos
  • Group Fitness Digital Book
  • Study Guide
  • Practice Exam
  • Accredited Certification Exam
  • Phone Support
  • Email Support
  • Chat Support
  • FREE American Fitness Magazine Subscription
  • Pro Discounts
  • Exclusive NASM discounts
  • Practical Way

Retail Value: $299

You Pay: $249*

SIGN UP TODAY!

GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTOR

PREMIUM SELF-STUDY

Product Features


  • Technique and Lectures Videos
  • Group Fitness Digital Book
  • Study Guide
  • Practice Exam
  • Accredited Certification Exam
  • Phone Support
  • Email Support
  • Chat Support
  • FREE American Fitness Magazine Subscription
  • Pro Discounts
  • Exclusive NASM discounts
  • Practical Way
  • Group Fitness Instructor Textbook
  • Live Group Fitness workshop1

Retail Value: $399

You Pay: $349

SIGN UP TODAY!

GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTOR

ALL-INCLUSIVE

Product Features


  • Technique and Lectures Videos
  • Group Fitness Digital Book
  • Study Guide
  • Practice Exam
  • Accredited Certification Exam
  • Phone Support
  • Email Support
  • Chat Support
  • FREE American Fitness Magazine Subscription
  • Pro Discounts
  • Exclusive NASM discounts
  • Practical Way
  • Group Fitness Instructor textbook
  • Live Group Fitness workshop1
  • Free Certification Exam Retest
  • Job Guarantee (terms and conditions apply)

Retail Value: $499

You Pay: $449

SIGN UP TODAY!

1 No substitutions. Workshops are valid for 18 months from the date of purchase.

* $249 Self-Study discount cannot be combined with any other discount.

Get all the support you need.

From start to finish you'll have access to email, phone and chat support from AFAA specialists. Plus, you'll enjoy ongoing support as part of AFAA's extensive community of Group Fitness Instructors.

Get Started Now! You have 180 days from your enrollment date to take the certification exam. Additionally, a valid photo ID and CPR/AED certification are required at the time of your exam. For more information about the exam, click here.

The Practical Way  Upon earning your GFI certification, The Practical Way will provide a strong foundation for you to build your future as a Group Fitness Instructor. These brand new post-certification activities empower you to excel in the exciting group fitness community and fully prepares you to hit the ground running with your very first class.

What’s the difference between Group Fitness and Group Exercise?  Group Fitness, Group Exercise and Group Ex are different ways of describing the same thing, a wonderful community experience that makes people healthier and happier. So call it whatever you like. Our mission is to help train instructors to lead the greatest classes possible, and that’s what our Group Fitness Instructor is all about. Interested in how to become a Group Fitness Instructor? Learn more.

Why is AFAA the best choice?
  • History
    Since 1983 AFAA has led the industry on Group Fitness instruction
  • Workshops
    Receive valuable hands-on training from an industry expert
  • Continuing Education
    Bolster your career and broaden your skills with specializations in Yoga, Indoor Cycling and more

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