Instructional Programs

Thanksgiving Break Hours:

The Kaplan Center will have modified hours on November 20th – 25th in observance of Thanksgiving. Group Exercise classes will end at 1:30pm November 20th. Visit the Hours of Operation page to view the full schedule.

Instructional Programs

Work your mind and your body! Instructional programs are special activities that teach you a skill, specialized training or even a certification. Want to bring a program to your group? Residence Hall? Organization? We are able to provide custom programming from Yoga to Nutrition workshops.

Host a program for your organization. Fill out a Special Program Request.

Fall 2018

Personal Training Prep Course
8/27/18 – 11/14/18 4:00PM – 5:30PM (Every Monday/Wednesday)

Learn the ins and outs of personal training and prepare yourself for the ACE (American Council on Exercise) national certification. The ACE university program is to provide practical experience and knowledge needed to become a personal trainer. No pre-requisite required.
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Title: RECWELL CYCLE INSTRUCTOR ACCREDITATION
Date/Times: September 8, 9:00AM – 5:00PM / September 9, 9:00AM – 3:00PM
Cost: $35
Description: From the front row to the head of the class, learn everything you need to know to become a RECWELL Cycle Instructor! Over two days, you will learn everything from creating a fun and effective cycle workout, to coaching your own class! Passing this in-house accreditation makes you eligible to teach at the Leonard J. Kaplan Center for Wellness (pending a successful audition). Sign-Up in Kaplan Center Administrative Suite.


Title: BODYCOMBAT Initial Training
Date/Times: September 8-9 8:00AM-5PM
Cost: $128.80 for UNCG students and affiliates if registered by 8/7/18
Description: BODYCOMBAT is an international LES MILLS Certification. This two-day intensive training prepares you to teach the high-energy martial arts-inspired workout that is totally non-contact. Learn moves from Karate, Taekwondo, Boxing, Muay Thai, Capoeira and Kung Fu. Release stress, have a blast and feel like a champ. Bring your best fighter attitude and leave inhibitions at the door.
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Title: CXWORX Initial Training
Date/Times: September 15-16 8:00AM-6:00PM
Cost $128.80 for UNCG students and affiliates if registered by 8/14/18
Description: CXWORX is an international LES MILLS Certification. This two-day intensive training prepares you to teach the class that exercises all the muscles around the core and provides the vital ingredient for a stronger body. A stronger core makes you better at all things you do, from everyday life to your favorite sports – it’s the glue that holds everything together.
All the moves in CXWORX have options, so it’s challenging but achievable for your own level of fitness. You will learn how to guide participants through correct technique as you work with resistance tubes and weight plates, as well as body weight exercises like crunches, and hovers. You will also get into some hip, butt and lower back exercises.
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Title: Aqua Zumba Training
Date/Times: September 23, 8:30AM-5:30PM
Cost: $200 Must have already gone through ZUMBA Initial Training
Description: Add a splash to Zumba with high-energy, low-impact aquatic dance fitness! Water creates a natural resistance when means every step is more challenging and helps tone your muscles. This training is for instructors who have taken Zumba Basic 1 and are ready for the next step.
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Title: Barre Above® Training
Date/Times: September 30, 9:00AM-5:00PM
Cost: $249
Description: The Barre Above® certification will teach you everything you need to implement a successful barre program anywhere – whether you teach at a gym, studio, health club, or university. Fusing the worlds of pilates, yoga, aerobics, and elements of the strengthening exercises dancers do, Barre Above delivers a results-driven workout that will sculpt your students’ bodies, get them into amazing shape, and have them coming back for more.
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Title: SH’BAM Initial Training
Date/Times: September 30, 8:00AM-6:00PM
Cost: $128.80 for UNCG students and affiliates if registered by 8/28/18
Description: SH’BAM is an international LES MILLS Certification. This two-day intensive training prepares you to teach the class the fun-loving, insanely addictive dance workout. SH’BAM™ is an ego-free zone – no dance experience required. All you need is a playful attitude and a cheeky smile so forget being a wallflower – even if you walk in thinking you can’t, you’ll walk out knowing you can!
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Title: BODYFLOW Initial Training
Date/Times: October 6-7, 8:00AM-6:00PM
Cost: $128.80 for UNCG students and affiliates if registered by 9/5/18
Description: BODYFLOW is an international LES MILLS Certification. This two-day intensive training prepares you to teach this yoga-based class that will improve your mind, your body and your life. During BODYFLOW an inspired soundtrack plays as you bend and stretch through a series of simple yoga moves and embrace elements of Tai Chi and Pilates. Breathing control is a part of all the exercises, and instructors will always provide options for those just getting started. You’ll strengthen your entire body and leave the class feeling calm and centered. Happy.
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TITLE: BODYPUMP Advanced Instructor Training 1
Date/Times: October 20, 8:00AM-6:00PM
Cost: $99 if registered by 9/19/18
Description: Reach a new level of BODYPUMP greatness, get inspired, and amplify your technique with LES MILLS AIM 1 (Advanced Instructor Module) training. You’ll be led through an in-depth exploration of program-specific technique and coaching. The interactive nature means you’ll teach and receive feedback from international trainers. You’ll walk away with a better understanding of the program essence and improved coaching skills.
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Title: BODYCOMBAT Advanced Instructor Training 1
Date/Times: October 21, 8:00AM-6:00PM
Cost: $99 if registered by 9/20/18
Description: Reach a new level of BODYCOMBAT greatness, get inspired, and amplify your technique with LES MILLS AIM 1 (Advanced Instructor Module) training. You’ll be led through an in-depth exploration of program-specific technique and coaching. The interactive nature means you’ll teach and receive feedback from international trainers. You’ll walk away with a better understanding of the program essence and improved coaching skills.
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Title: ZUMBA Basic 1
Date/Times: November 3, 8:30AM-5:30PM
Cost: $225
Description: Take the “work” out of workout, by mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. Once the Latin and World rhythms take over, you’ll see why Zumba® Fitness classes are often called exercise in disguise. Super effective? Check. Super fun? Check and check. This introductory training will give you the tools you need to lead your own Zumba class with the Zumba formula, four basic rhythms and more!
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Title: Zumba Basic 2
Date/Times: November 4, 8:30AM-5:30PM
Cost: Contact us for pricing
Description: Keep the party going with advanced dance techniques and six new rhythms to incorporate into your Zumba class! Requires Zumba Basic 1.
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Title: CXWORX AIM 1
Date/Times: November 11, 8:00AM-5:00PM
Cost: $99 if registered by 10/17/18
Description: Reach a new level of CXWORX greatness, get inspired, and amplify your technique with LES MILLS AIM 1 (Advanced Instructor Module) training. You’ll be led through an in-depth exploration of program-specific technique and coaching. The interactive nature means you’ll teach and receive feedback from international trainers. You’ll walk away with a better understanding of the program essence and improved coaching skills.
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Special Programs


Request a special program for your organization, class or residence hall. Fill out the Special Programs Request Form.