group fitness instructor 
With Lindsay Brookey, M.S., ACSM-CPT, ACE-GFI, TurboKick®, Spinning®, TRX®, FMS Level 1
The Group Fitness Instructor Prep Course begins May 19, 2015.  This is a 6 week program running through June 24.  Lectures will be held on Tuesdays from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and are required for all participants.  Practicals will be held on Wednesdays also from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Registration Dates
Registration Opens Registration Deadline
May 1 May 15
FAU Student Recreation & Fitness Center Member Non-Member
$65 $85 $165
Course Information
Learn the essentials for becoming a group fitness instructor! This course follows the guidelines for in the ACE (American Council on Exercise) Group Fitness Instructor Manual to prepare you to take the test and become a certified instructor.
This course is designed for anyone interested in becoming a Group Fitness Instructor for Florida Atlantic University. This 10-week commitment will provide all participants with the written and practical preparation to teach safe, effective, and motivating classes. Participants in this course will have the option to choose between three different formats to learn (Cycling, Strength, or Cardio Kickboxing).
Students who successfully complete this course will have the opportunity to audition to become a Group Fitness Instructor for Florida Atlantic University. Any instructors hired through this preparation course will have one semester to take and pass one of the approved, nationally accredited certification exams.
Enrolled students will also receive 20% of exam costs for the ACE group fitness exams. Click here to purchase materials.
How to Register
  • Visit the Membership Office in the Recreation and Fitness Center from 8 a.m. - 7 p.m., Monday – Friday to register
  • No refund will be given after the registration deadline
  • Classes will not be held on University Holidays
For more information on how to register contact the Campus Recreation Offices at (561) 297-4512 or
For more information on the Group Fitness Instructor Prep Course, please contact Lindsay Brookey at
 Last Modified 5/19/15