Fitness Workshops and Certifications in Nova Scotia

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The modules for certifications below can be taken individually or together and are instructed by Patricia MacDonald, (B.Ed, Phys Ed & M.Ed Ed Psych).  Patricia is a certified fitness leader, resistance leader, personal trainer  and course conductor for the Nova Scotia Fitness Association’s programs.  These certifications are National (certification is transferable across the country) and are recognized by the National Fitness Alliance (NFA) and by the International Confederation of Registers for Exercise Professionals (ICREPs). For more information email pat.macdonald@msvu.ca or phone (902) 457-6563.

  •  Exercise Theory – Module 1

Previously  called: Basic Fitness Theory

Module 1 introduces participants  to the basics of Anatomy, Exercise Physiology, Human Movement (Biomechanics), Nutrition, Safety and Legal Liability. 

Date: January 24, 25 & 31, 2015  |  Time: 9:00-5:00pm  |  Fee: $287.50

Fee includes: manuals, materials, exams, certification, insurance, NSFLA membership and HST
Exam: TBA (written & practical)
Instructor: Patricia MacDonald 

 

  • Group Fitness Leader (Fitness Class Instructor) – Module 2

Module 2 is the practical application of Module 1 to on-floor group fitness.  The program focuses on the components of your fitness class, use of  music, cueing, teaching methods, choreography and leadership skills.  

Date:  March 7 & 8, 2015  |  Time: 9:00-5:00pm  |  Fee: $241.50

Prerequisite: Exercise Theory – Module 1

Fee includes: manuals, materials, exams, certification, insurance, NSFLA membership & HST
Exam: TBA
Instructor: Patricia MacDonald 

 

  • Resistance Leader (Weight Room Training) – Module 3

Module 3 is the practical application of Module 1 to the Weight Room.  The program focuses on use of equipment and exercises, safety, exercise precautions, exercise technique, training methods and program design.

Date: February 7 & 8  |  Time: 9:00-5:00pm  |  Fee: $245.00

Prerequisite: Exercise Theory – Module 1
Fee includes: manuals, materials, exams, certification, insurance, NSFLA membership & HST
Exam: TBA
Instructor: Patricia MacDonald

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