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Geri-FitŪ National Instructor Certification [S Carolina, Greenville - INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION-Hyatt Regency Greenville]

Dates: 12/12/2017-12/12/2017, Tuesday 1:00-6:00PM

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.


    Directions: Geri-Fit National Instructor Certification - Strength Training for Seniors. The Hyatt Regency Greenville is located at 220 N. Main St., Greenville, SC. Class will be held on the second floor in Studio B/C.

    Date of Certification: Tuesday, December 12, 2017 from 1:00-6:00 pm.

    Registration Deadline: November 10, 2017. Study materials will be mailed on November 12. Registration taken after November 12 is subject to a $50 late fee. Prior manual and dvd review are required before attending this training course.

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