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-CGFI certification is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies.
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.
And now with our All-Inclusive course, AFAA will help you achieve your dreams with our Job Guarantee.
Take advantage of reduced rates in December before prices increase up to 50% due to peak season starting January 1, 2018.
GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTOR
1 No substitutions. Workshops are valid for 18 months from the date of purchase.
*Discounts cannot be combined with any other offer. GFI prices increase to retail rates starting 1/1/2018.
Note: Purchase of AFAA certification preparation materials is not required in order to become eligible to sit for the Group Fitness Instructor exam, and does not guarantee a passing score on the exam. To purchase just the NCCA accredited CGFI exam click here. To view the CGFI candidate handbook click here.
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.
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