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Become a Group Exercise Instructor or a Personal Fitness Trainer. You are already an inspiration within your community. Up your game with our pathways to certification - the best in the industry. Our widely recognized Specialty and Continuing Education courses teach you what you need to know to keep your practice current while earning the required 15 CEUs. You can even Recertify for Life!

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Group Ex Instructor Notes:

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