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Fitness Certifications and Workshops

We host nationally-recognized fitness certifications and continuing education workshops each semester for both aspiring and established group fitness instructors and personal trainers. These events are open to the public. All events are held at the USA Student Recreation Center. 

Spinning® Instructor Certification

Date: Saturday, November 2, 2019

Time: 9:00 AM-6:00 PM

Cost:  $300 for USA students, employees, and members of the Student Recreation Center. $355 for the general public. USA affiliates should contact for the discount code.

CECs:  0.8 ACE, 8 AFAA, 8 NASM

Description: This comprehensive live training day will give you all the hands-on tools you need to become a certified Spinning® instructor and lead your own classes. Bring your gear and be ready for two Spinning® rides led by a Spinning® Master Instructor; the first ride will cover the application of proper form and technique while the second ride will weave in the Spinning® training Energy Zones™.

Register now for Spinning® Instructor Certification

Spinning® Continuing Education workshop: Let's Jump!

Date: Sunday, November 3, 2019

Time: 9:00-11:00 AM

Cost:  $60

CECs:  0.2 ACE, 2 AFAA, 3 SPIN

Description: This workshop explores and defines the various Jumps techniques in the Spinning® program. Technique discussions center on higher cadence Jumps along the flat roads and strongly-loaded Jumps in the hills. Other key performance areas covered in this workshop include: counting, rhythm stroke strategies and resistance loading.

Register now for Spinning® Let's Jump! Workshop

Spinning® Continuing Education workshop: Creative Climbs

Date: Sunday, November 3, 2019

Time: 11:30 AM-1:30 PM

Cost:  $60

CECs:  0.2 ACE, 2 AFAA, 3 SPIN

Description: Challenge your riders with new ways to climb and they’ll enjoy the ride to the top. This workshop identifies, discusses and demonstrates several strategies for engaging, safe and fun climbs with techniques you can use in many class formats.

Register now for Spinning® Creative Climbs Workshop

NETA Group Exercise Certification

Date: Saturday, November 23, 2019

Time: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Cost:  USA students, employees, and Rec Center members pay $249 if registered by 10/23/19, $349 after. Please contact for the discount code. General public prices are $349 if registered by 10/23/19, $399 after.


Description: This is an entry-level certification for new group fitness instructors. A one-day review by a NETA presenter and the exam are included in the price.

Register now for the NETA Group Exercise Certification

NETA Continuing Education Workshop: HIIT it with Yoga

Date: Sunday, November 24, 2019

Time: 8:00 AM-1:00 PM

Cost:  $119. USA students and employees get a reduced rate. Please contact for the discount code.

CECs:  5 NETA, 0.5 ACE, 5 AFAA

Description: This workshop will teach the benefits of HIIT and Yoga and how to fuse these two different formats together to create a challenging yet centering workout.

Register now for HIIT it with Yoga

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