Instructional Programs

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Instructional Programs

If you have any questions, concerns, or are in need of a discount code for Fitness Trainings, please contact Ashley Allen (aallen@uncg.edu).

UNCG RecWell Trainings


Group Fitness InstructorPreparation Course
Date: Tuesdays & Thursdays, January 29th – February 21st (4 weeks)
Time: 4:30pm – 6:00pm
Location: Kaplan Center for Wellness, Studio 4
Cost: $45
Description: This course is designed to provide students with the education and practical experience needed to become a group fitness instructor using ACE(American Council on Exercise) university program materials. This course is open to current UNCG students only. No prerequisite required.
More Info: Group Fitness Instructor Course

Personal Training Preparation Course
Date: Mondays & Wednesdays, January 27th – March 28th (8 weeks)
Time: 4:00pm – 5:30pm
Location: Kaplan Center for Wellness, Studio 4
Cost: $75
Description: 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 prerequisite required.
More Info: Personal Training Course

RecWell Cycle Instructor Training
Date/Times: February 2nd/9:00am – 5:00pm & February 3rd/9:00am – 3:00pm
Location: Kaplan Center for Wellness, Cycle Studio
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! Completing this in-house accreditation makes you eligible to teach at the Leonard J. Kaplan Center for Wellness (pending a successful audition).

Recommended Trainings


LES MILLS CXWORX® Initial Training
Date: January 19th – 20th
Time: 8:00AM – 6:00PM
Location: Kaplan Center for Wellness, Studio 4
Cost: $150 for UNCG students and affiliates if registered before standard registration ends. 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.
More Info: LESMILLS.COM

LES MILLS GRIT® Series Initial Training
Date: February 2nd – 3rd
Time: 8:00AM – 6:00PM
Location: Kaplan Center for Wellness, Studio 4
Cost: $150 for UNCG students and affiliates if registered before standard registration ends.
Description: GRIT® Series is an international LES MILLS certification. This two-day intensive training prepares you to teach the 30-minute high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workout, designed to improve strength and build lean muscle. This workout uses barbell, weight plate and body weight exercises to blast all major muscle groups. This training will help you take cutting edge HIIT and combine it with powerful music and inspirational coaching to build a stronger community!
More Info: LESMILLS.COM

LES MILLS BODYPUMP® Initial Training
Date: March 16th – 17th
Time: 8:00AM – 6:00PM
Location: Kaplan Center for Wellness, Studio 4
Cost: $150 for UNCG students and affiliates if registered before standard registration ends.
Description: BODYPUMP uses light to moderate weights with loads of repetitions to give a full body workout. This training will provide attendees with training to coach through scientifically proven moves, pump out encouragement, motivation and great music! This two-day intensive training prepares you to motivate and challenge the participants in your future Bodypump class!
More Info: LESMILLS.COM

Special Programs


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