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Upcoming Certifications & Workshops

The following are nearby certification trainings.  Please review the description section below and visit the organization's website for other locations and specific details about the certification. The KU Fit program is in greater need of instructors who attend workshops and certifications that are bolded than those in non-bolded text.  Note: Attending a workshop or earning a certification does not guarantee hire.  For more information email kufit@ku.edu.

Offered at Ambler Student Recreation Fitness Center (ASRFC)

  • Body Pump - February 11-12, 2017 at ASRFC (University of Kansas), Lawrence, KS

Offered locally or nearby states

  • Yoga Fit – January 14, 2017 in Independence, KS
  • Yoga Fit – January 14, 2017 in St. Louis, MO
  • NETA Yoga Foundations – January 14, 2017 in North Kansas City, MO
  • Yoga Fit – January 28, 2017 in Kansas City, MO
  • NETA Barre Connect – January 28, 2017 in Edmond, OK
  • NETA Yoga Foundations – January 28-29, 2017 in Columbia, MO
  • PiYo - January 29, 2017, Wichita, KS
  • PiYo - February 5, 2017 in Overland Park, KS
  • NETA Sculpt Yoga – February 11, 2017, in North Kansas City, MO
  • Yoga Fit Level 2 – February 11-12, 2017, in Kansas City, KS
  • NETA Cycle (restore, recharge, and release) – February 12, 2017 in Fort Dodge, IA
  • Turbo Kick – February 18, 2017 in Council Bluffs, IA
  • NETA Barre Connect – February 26, 2017 in Sheldon, IA
  • Zumba – March 3, 2017 in Omaha, NE
  • PiYo - March 3, 2017 in St. Charles, MO (St. Louis)
  • PiYo – March 5, 2017 in Des Moines, IA
  • NETA HIIT and Tabata – March 5, 2017 in Cedar Rapids, IA
  • PiYo – March 11, 2017 in Hastings, NE
  • POUND – March 12, 2017 in North Kansas City, MO
  • NETA Barre Connect – March 12, 2017 in Ballwin, MO (St. Louis)
  • Zumba – March 25, 2017 in Oklahoma City, OK
  • NETA Pilates - March 25-26, 2017 in Tulsa, OK
  • NETA Kettlebell – March 26, 2017 in Kansas City, MO
  • NETA Cycle 360 – March 26, 2017 in Shawnee, OK
  • NETA Kettlebell – April 1, 2017 in Carroll, IA
  • Yoga Fit Level 2 – April 1-2, 2017 in Kansas City, MO
  • Yoga Fit Level 2 – April 22-23, 2017 in Independence, KS
  • Yoga Fit Restorative – May 4, 2017 in Columbia, MO
  • PiYo – May 7, 2017 in Waterloo, IA
  • Zumba – June 17, 2017 in Overland Park, KS

 

Descriptions

Les Mills BodyPump

To find a training or to register for a 2-day training, click here.

BodyPump Certification requires attending a 2-day training on Saturday from 11:00-8:00 pm and Sunday from 8:00-4:00 pm.  100% participation is required.  No late arrivals or early departures.  To learn more, click here.

Certification Training Cost: $290, no refunds. Includes DVD of the workout, CD with the music, choreography notes of the workout.  SPECIAL NOTE: Your music and choreography will be mailed, and your tracks assignments emailed approximately 10 days before the training.  You must memorize your tracks 100% prior to the training.

Registration: To register for the 2-day training, click here and create an instructor portal account.

  • Make an instructor account
  • Make sure to sign the online agreement prior to registering for an event
  • Enter billing information under Account Settings tab
  • Find training under Events tab using the map tool
    • Look for the training on September 6th entitled "Body Pump Lawrence KS"
    • Follow directions to register*
  • If already a Les Mills instructor:
    • Go to www.lesmills.com
    • Log into instructor Account and register under the Events tab

Location of 2-day training:
          
Ambler Student Recreation Fitness Center
          Aerobics Room, #114/115
          1740 Watkins Center Dr
          Lawrence, KS 66045

CEC's awarded with this course: 16 SCW, 14.4 AFAA, 1.6 ACE

NETA Certifications
NETA offers several specialty certifications including indoor group cycling, kettlebell, Pilates Mat, Yoga, Sculpt Yoga, and Barre.  Click here to learn more about a certification, fees, length of training (1- or 2-day), materials for training, CEC's and more.
PiYo

To find a training or register for a training, click here.

Attend a 1-day, 8-hour training.

Cost: $249

CEC's awarded with this course: 0.7 ACE, 8 AFAA, 0.7 NASM, 4 canfitpro

POUND

To find a training or register for a training, click here.

Attend a 1-day, 8-hour POUND Pro Training.

Cost: Early bird $249, regular $289, day of $315. Includes the official POUND Pro Training Guide, 8 complete tracks of choreography, 1-month FREE access to The Label, POUND's online instructor network, certificate of completion, a set of Ripstix, and the permission to rock!

CEC's awarded with this course: 0.8 ACE, 7 AFAA, 3 canfitpro, 7 NASM

TRX

To find a training or register for a training, click here.

Attend a 1-day, 8-hour training (some courses have prerequisites).

Ambler Student Recreation Fitness Center does not have Rip Training equipment.

Cost: $295 non-refundable. Includes comprehensive digital TRX course manual, product discounts, invitation to join the TRX directory

CEC's awarded with this course: 0.8 ACE CEC's, 0.8 NASM, 8 AFAA, 0.7 NSCA, 4 canfitpro

YogaFit Level One 

YogaFit Level One - Foundations of Safety for Personal Practice and Teaching

Upcoming YogaFit trainings

Register for a training

This informative workshop gives instructors the tools to create inspiring vinyasa yoga classes that are founded on flow yet grounded in the safety of exercise science. The learning includes physical execution, transitions, and modifications to traditional yoga poses with an emphasis on effectiveness and safety. Dynamic vinyasa sequencing, flowing class formats, and transformative language for communicating the mind/body connection have made this the most popular vinyasa yoga style in the world today.

While most attendees have experience as either yoga students, teachers, therapists, or as fitness professionals, there are no prerequisites, only the desire to learn and commitment to attend.

Attend a 2-day training.

Cost: Early bird $399, Regular $429, Last minute $459. Includes an innovative and experiential learning environment guided by a talented and experienced YogaFit Master Trainer, a YogaFit Level 1 DVD and Active Volume 3 CD (first-time participants only), and a comprehensive training manual.

CEC's awarded with this course: ​1.5 ACE, ​15 Yoga Alliance

Zumba

To find a training or register for a training, click here.

Attend a 1-day, 8 hour training Zumba Basic 1 training.

Cost: Depends on registration date.  Includes Basic Steps Level 1 review DVD, Basic Steps Level 1 mash-up DVD and CD, Rush DVD, Basic 1 electronic instructor manual, certificate of completion

CEC's awarded with this course: ACE, AFAA

 

Please research the certifications carefully to fully understand all of the conditions and requirements.

CEC's = continuing education credits (the credits count towards a certification that you already have)

The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) accepts ACE CEC's


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