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Become a Group Instructor

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Continuing Education

Stay up-to-date with the latest fitness research, trends, and techniques with continuing education courses. Learn more...


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This course met every expectation and provided what I needed. It provided me with more confidence and knowledge that confirmed and enhanced my teaching skills.

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