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
Class Description: An 8-hour clinic for instructors who want to expand their knowledge of strength training for seniors especially for older adults ages 75+. While designed for instructors who will be teaching the evidence-based Geri-FitŪ exercise program at licensed facilities, it also provides a new skill set that instructors can use in their existing senior exercise programs or in-home caregiving services.
Credits: Strength Training for Seniors course is approved by the American Council on Exercise (ACE) for .8 CECs, and the California Department of Social Services for 8 contact hours.
Who Should Enroll: While open to the public, the course is most suited to pre-certified instructors who have received their primary certification in either:
Group fitness instructor (Group X)
Personal fitness trainer (CPT)
We also accept candidates with degrees in:
Kinesiology and gerokinesiology
Physical therapy and occupational therapy
RCFE directors or staff
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 Materials: Geri-FitŪ Exercise Program Training Manual and two training DVDs. Prior manual and DVD review are required before attending this training workshop. 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. Please include your email and a phone number in case we need to reach you. There are no refunds once fees have been paid.
Date of Certification: Sunday, November 18, 2018 from 9:30 am-4:00 pm.
Registration Deadline: October 15, 2018. Study materials will be sent on October 20. There is a $50 late fee for registrations taken after the deadline. No payments will be accepted at the door.
Directions: Setay Dance and Fitness Studio is located at 7430 S. 48th St., Suite 100, Phoenix, AZ 85042. The studio is located in the back (rear) of the strip mall.
Questions or to Register: 1-888-437-4348