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Geri-FitŪ National Instructor Certification [California, Temecula - INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION-Mary Phillips Senior Center]

Dates: 4/22/2017-4/22/2017, Saturday 10:00-5:00PM

Price: $315.00

Class Description: This one day training and certification workshop is for instructors who want to learn evidence-based strength training exercises and stretches suitable for the older adult population particularly older adults over the age of 75. This course was developed for instructors who will be teaching the evidence-based Geri-FitŪ group exercise program at licensed facilities such as senior centers, hospitals, retirement communities, and fitness studios but is also suitable for in-home caregiving and one-on-one older adult personal fitness training.

Credits: Strength Training for Seniors fitness instruction course is approved by the American Council on Exercise (ACE) for .8 CECs, the California Department of Social Services (Vendor #2000509) for RCFEs, and the NCCAP (Vendor #32118-18.)

Who Should Enroll:

  • Group fitness instructors
  • Evidence-based program leaders
  • Personal fitness trainers
  • Residential Care Facility Managers (RCFE)
  • Health Coaches or Lifestyle Change Program Leaders
  • Nurses
  • Physical Therapists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Caregivers and in-home health aides
  • Content: More than 50 different strength training exercises (dumbbell exercises) and stretches will be demonstrated to meet the needs of older adults who have lost strength and functional capacity due to the aging process. You will learn how to effectively teach:

  • Progressive Resistance Strength Training Exercises
  • Balance and gait exercises
  • Fall prevention techniques
  • One-on-one exercise correction
  • Personal training techniques
  • Bodybuilding principles
  • Certifying Instructor: Geri-Fit Master Trainer Staff

    Fee: $315 per person (includes all study materials)

    Pre-Study required: Candidates must read the training manual and view two DVDs prior to attending the one day certification. Allow 20 hours to complete the home study and exercise practice. Attendees must pass a practical and written examination in order to receive their Certificate of Completion.

    How to Register: Fees can be paid with Visa, MasterCard or Discover online or by phone, 1-888-437-4348 x3, or you can send your check to: Geri-Fit Co. LLC, P.O. Box 2522, Temecula, CA 92593. To sign up for this course online, click the PURCHASE button at the top of this web page. There are no refunds once fees have been paid.

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    Directions: The Mary Phillips Senior Center is located at 41845 6th Street in Temecula, CA. Certification will be held in Room B.

    If you are flying in, you can choose either the San Diego airport (50-minutes away), the Los Angeles airport (one hour 15 minutes away), or Ontario airport (45-minutes away.) Hotel accommodations are within walking distance to the senior center. Marriott Springhill Suites and the Hampton Inn are the closest. Please be sure to book your room well in advance as our hotels are often sold out weeks in advance due to the popularity of Temecula's wine country.

    Date of Certification: Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 10 am-5 pm.

    Registration Deadline: September 19, 2017. Study materials will be mailed on Sept. 22. Prior manual and dvd review are required before attending certification. We do not accept payments at the door.

    Reservations are accepted online or by phone but will be held for five days only at which time payment is due. You can register online, by phone, or by sending a check made payable to Geri-Fit Company LLC and sent to P.O. Box 2522, Temecula, CA 92593.

    Questions or to Register: 1-888-GERI-FIT x3