Group Fitness Class



With Lindsay Brookey, M.S., ACSM-CPT, ACE-GFI, TurboKick®, Spinning®, TRX®, FMS Level 1


Dates and times:

Starts on Monday September 15th (10 weeks)


Lecture:  Mondays from 3 – 4:30 pm


Practical:  TBD based on participant availability and interest



FAU Student - $65 

FAU Recreation & Fitness Center Member - $85 

Non-Members - $165 

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 offered to 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
  • Registration will close 4 business days prior to the start of each course
  • 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


FAU Campuses: Boca Raton/Davie/Dania Beach/Fort Lauderdale/Jupiter/Treasure Coast Boca Raton Campus Danie Beach Campus Davie Campus Fort Lauderdale Campus Harbor Branch Campus Jupiter Campus Treasure Campus
 Last Modified 8/27/14