Snow Closing
Holyoke Community College will be closed on Wednesday, November 26th due to inclement weather. There will be no day or evening classes. The college will re-open on Monday, December 1st.

Group Exercise Leader Certificate - M102

 

Overview

  • Overview

    The Group Exercise Leader Certificate Program is designed for the individual who is interested in working as a group excercise instructor in a variety of health and fitness settings.

    Upon completion of this program, the studentwill be able to:

    • Define and discuss the roles and responsibilities of the group exerciseleader.
    • Identify and discuss the components of fitness and explain how they relate to wellness.
    • Describe and discuss human movement from physiological and biomechanical perspectives.
    • Define and discuss ACSM (American College of Sports Medicine) guidelines for developing aerobic, muscular and flexibility training programs.
    • Identify and demonstrate effective teaching skills including use of music, choreography development, cueing and class management.
    • Discuss exercise programming considerations for populations withmedical concerns and explain basic emergency medical care.

    Availability:

    • Certificate
 

Holyoke Community College
303 Homestead Ave. Holyoke, MA 01040
(413) 538-7000