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Geri-Fit National Certification -- Phoenix, AZ [Arizona, Phoenix - INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION-Setay Dance and Fitness Studio]

Dates: 12/3/2017-12/3/2017, Sunday 9:30-4:00PM

Price: $315.00

Class Description: An 8-hour clinic for instructors who want to expand their knowledge of strength training for seniors – especially clients age 75 and above. While designed for instructors who will be teaching the evidence-based Geri-FitŪ exercise program at licensed facilities such as senior centers, gyms, retirement communities, and fitness studios, it also provides a new skill set that instructors can use in their existing senior exercise programs.

Credits: Strength Training for Seniors course is approved by the American Council on Exercise (ACE) for .8 CECs.

Who Should Enroll: While open to the public, the course is most suited to those who have completed the following training through nationally recognized certifying organizations:

  • Group fitness instructor certification (Group X)
  • Personal fitness trainer certification (CPT)
  • We also accept candidates with degrees in:

  • Exercise physiology
  • Kinesiology and gerokinesiology
  • Physical therapy and occupational therapy
  • Nursing and other healthcare professions
  • Content: More than 50 different strength training exercises and stretches will be demonstrated to meet the needs of older adults who have lost strength and functional capacity due to aging. You will learn how to effectively teach:

  • Balance and gait exercises
  • Fall prevention techniques
  • One-on-one exercise correction
  • Personal training techniques
  • Certifying Instructor: Geri-Fit Staff

    Tuition: $315 per person

    Included: The fee covers the Geri-FitŪ Exercise Program Training Manual and two DVDs that must be reviewed in advance of the clinic. Allow 20 hours to complete the home study and exercise practice. Attendees must pass a practical and written examination to receive their certificate. Successful graduates will receive a Certified Geri-FitŪ Instructor certificate that does not expire and may use the credential Senior Strength Training Specialist (SSTS).

    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. Please include an email and phone number so that we can contact you, if needed. There are no refunds once fees have been paid.

    Directions: Setay Dance and Fitness Studio is located at ​​7430 S. 48th St., Suite 100, Phoenix, AZ 85042.

    Date of Certification: Sunday, December 3, 2017 from 9:30 am-4:00 pm.

    Registration Deadline: October 31, 2017. Study materials will be sent on November 1. Prior manual and dvd review are required before attending certification. We do not accept payments at the door. Register online, by phone with credit card, or by sending a check to Geri-Fit Company LLC, P.O. Box 2522, Temecula, CA 92593. Please mark PHOENIX on the memo portion of your check.

    Questions or to Register: 1-888-437-4348