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Want to become a fitness instructor? In 2021, Calgary JCC is offering Alberta Fitness Leadership Certification Association (AFLCA) certification courses taught by AFLCA Master Trainer, Lana Asuchak.
To register, contact our Customer Service Desk at 403-253-8600, ext.0
A minimum 24-hour course covering basic fitness principles and a variety of activity experiences. Course topics include: anatomy, physiology, movement mechanics, training and conditioning, nutrition, leadership, and health and fitness. The Exercise Theory course is the prerequisite to all specialization courses.
Please note the new dates for this course
Friday, January 22 (9am – 5pm)
Saturday, January 23 (9am – 5pm)
Sunday, January 24 (9am – 5pm)
Total Hours: 24
Cost: $249 | Code: 7339
A minimum 20-hour course covering topics specific to leading fitness classes for the aging population. This course provides an overview of the changes which occur in the body as it ages and the considerations required when planning and leading fitness classes for older adults. Topics covered include: nutrition, physiology of aging, sociology of aging, common disorders, and risk management.
Friday, January 29 (2 – 6pm)
Saturday, January 30 (9am – 5pm
Sunday, January 31 (9am – 5pm)
Total Hours: 20
Cost: $249 | Code: 7345
A minimum 20-hour course covering topics such as leadership, muscular strength, muscular endurance, circuit, introductory weight training programs, monitoring fitness centre, and/or weight room orientation. In addition, the following areas will also be included: techniques and precautions, exercise analysis, design, anatomy program design, specialty background, safety considerations, training methods, and resistance training with women, older adults and youth.
Friday, February 5 (2 – 6pm)
Saturday, February 6 (9am – 5pm)
Sunday, February 7 (9am – 5pm)
Total Hours: 20
Cost: $249 | Code: 7347
A minimum 12-hour course covering topics specific to leading group exercise classes. Topics included are: leadership, trends and media, history, legal responsibility and accountability, class components, music, movement and cueing, developing movement combinations, exercise analysis, and special populations. This course MUST be combined with at least one practical designation course: Choreography, Step, Spin, Portable Equipment or Mind/Body.
Friday, February 19 (2 – 6pm)
Saturday, February 20 (9am – 5pm)
Total Hours: 12
Cost: $150 | Code: 7348
A minimum 8-hour course covering topics specific to leading group exercise portable equipment classes. This practical based course will cover specific information for planning and developing portable equipment classes. Topics include: use of portable equipment, evolution, research and guidelines, class structure and content; planning, class components, use of music, leadership and choreography, equipment exercises, movement combinations, instruction, and cueing.
*May include, but not limited to the following: free weights, body bars/barbells, stability balls, tubing/resist-a-bands, BOSU, steps, medicine balls, foam rollers.
Sunday, February 21 (9am – 5pm)
Total Hours: 8
Cost: $115 | Code: 7349
A minimum 8-hour course covering topics specific to leading group exercise cycling classes. This practical based course will cover specific information for planning and developing recreational indoor cycling classes. Topics include: bike set-up and safety, pedaling, cadence, posture, class structure and content; class components, music, leadership and choreography design, movement combinations, cardiovascular conditioning, instruction, and cueing.
Sunday, March 7 (9am – 5pm)
Total Hours: 8
Cost: $115 | Code: 7350