Module 8: Adapting to Class Dynamics
Instructors must do more than simply plan for their classes. They must also be prepared to
encounter unexpected variables the day-of. Knowing how to respond to numerous situations,
from surprise visitors to medical emergencies, will help you in your efforts to provide a
safe and inclusive experience for everyone. Diligent classroom set-up can help avert
complications before they begin.
Module 9: Communication and Learning
While in-depth knowledge of proper exercise execution and workout design is essential for all
Group Fitness Instructors, the test of a genuinely successful instructor lies in connecting
with participants through their preferred learning styles and active cueing. Generally
speaking, the best way to connect with participants is by providing participant-centered
instruction that acknowledges individual needs while still serving the group.
Module 10: Inclusive Instruction for Special Populations
Participant-centered instruction requires an understanding of the various levels of
conditioning that may affect an individual’s performance in a group workout. By
understanding the various considerations and modifications available, you can provide
support for every participant without singling them out or sacrificing the quality of a
Module 11: Class Engagement and Motivation
Effective instructors do more than offer safe movement experiences. They connect with their
participants, which engages and motivates them to continue returning time and time again. By
motivating every participant in a way that empowers them to meet their goals, you'll build
value for your participants.