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Scheduled Primary Group Exercise Certification Workshops For CHICAGO, Illinois
CHICAGO, Illinois Primary Group Exercise Certification Class Information

PRIMARY GROUP EXERCISE CERTIFICATION

WHAT IS IT?
A review of AFAA's Basic Exercise Standards and Guidelines, anatomy, exercise science, exercise evaluation and exam criteria. The day concludes with the practical and written exams. The program format includes:

  • Practical application of group exercise
  • Study guide overview
  • Question and answer sessions
WHO IS IT FOR?
For group exercise instructors whose training and educational background has prepared them to take the AFAA Primary Group Exercise Certification exam.
Prerequisites: Early registration, self-study before program and group exercise teaching experience. Current CPR certification required before certificate is issued. (The Practical Skills & Choreography workshop is a useful precursor.)
Includes: Study guide (shipping additional), one-day review, written and practical exams, one-year AFAA membership or extender, including a subscription to American Fitness magazine.
Study Materials: Fitness: Theory & Practice textbook (recommended), Practice Test for Primary Group Exercise Certification.

WHAT DOES IT COST?
The workshop fee is $299* (less a 10% discount for current AFAA members).
This fee includes:
  • Primary Group Exercise Certification Study Guide (shipping additional)
  • Full one-day Certification Review
  • Certification examinations (written and practical)
  • One year AFAA membership ($68 value) or membership extension to current members and a subscription to American Fitness magazine (does not include postage to addresses outside of the U.S.)
  • AFAA Certified Instructor certificate and I.D. card (upon successful completion of both examinations)
  • For AFAA certified professionals who wish to register for CEU credit only, not for certification, the workshop fee is $85. Receive 5 CEUs.

*Fee does not include the recommended Fitness: Theory & Practice 2010 textbook ($69).

The following list is a guide to certifications that are close to CHICAGO. Please note that these dates and events may change due to weather and other factors, so please be sure to check our updated workshop locator for the latest information. For more general information about AFAA's programs and services, please visit our home page at www.afaa.com.


10 Closest Scheduled Workshops to 60290
Workshop Location
Primary Group Exercise Cert. v4
4/12/2014
(4.2 miles) BLAST FITNESS
6615 W. IRVING PARK RD.
CHICAGO, IL 60634
Personal Trainer Certification v4
4/25/2014
(7.1 miles) BIGGEST LOSER RESORT
1401 NORDIC ROAD
ITASCA, IL 60143
Primary Group Exercise Cert. v4
3/22/2014
(8.9 miles) NORTHWEST COMMUNITY HOSPITAL WELLNESS CENTER
900 WEST CENTRAL ROAD
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL 60005
Practical Pilates™
3/9/2014
(11.6 miles) ALFRED CAMPANELLI YMCA
300 W. WISE ROAD
SCHAUMBURG, IL 60193
Primary Group Exercise Cert. v4
3/8/2014
(11.6 miles) ALFRED CAMPANELLI YMCA
300 W. WISE ROAD
SCHAUMBURG, IL 60193
Personal Trainer Certification v4
4/11/2014
(11.8 miles) MCGAW FAMILY YMCA
1000 GROVE ST.
EVANSTON, IL 60201
Group Exercise (GX): The Practical Way™
5/17/2014
(18.3 miles) MORAINE VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE
9000 W. COLLEGE PARKWAY/BLDG G, RM 200
PALOS HILLS, IL 60465
Primary Group Exercise Cert. v4
5/18/2014
(18.3 miles) MORAINE VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE
9000 W. COLLEGE PARKWAY/BLDG G, RM 200
PALOS HILLS, IL 60465
G.E.A.R.™: Indoor Cycling
3/15/2014
(20.4 miles) LIFESTYLES FITNESS CENTER
200 S. LINDSEY LANE
BOLINGBROOK, IL 60440
Aqua Fitness
5/4/2014
(20.4 miles) LIFESTYLES FITNESS CENTER
200 S. LINDSEY LANE
BOLINGBROOK, IL 60440

CHICAGO, Illinois Primary Group Exercise Certification Registration
To find the upcoming Primary Group Exercise Certification workshops in the CHICAGO area, please access AFAA’s certification and workshop locator service and enter your zip code and certification or workshop.

Useful information about CHICAGO, Illinois:
City Name: CHICAGO
Population: 6,556,215
Number of Households: 2,593,200
Male Population: 3,178,249
Female Population: 3,377,966

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