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Bodyworks is currently seeking dynamic group fitness instructors for classes at various Bodyworks locations. We teach both open and pre-choreographed (LesMills) programs at each of our locations. 

Job Code: GXINST
Closing On: Monday, 31st December 2018
Department: Instructors
Location: Bodyworks
Any Bodyworks Location
Job Type:
Part Time
Education: High School
Duration:
Travel:

Job Description:

Bodyworks is currently seeking dynamic group fitness instructors for classes at various Bodyworks locations. We teach both open and pre-choreographed (LesMills) programs at each of our locations. While having a current instructor certification is ideal, Bodyworks can sometimes arrange training. Group Fitness instructors will report to Bodyworks Group Fitness Director. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Abides by all rules & regulations of BW, the GXD & Management Team.
  • Teach freestyle / free-flow classes in a manner that is appropriate to & in compliance with nationally accredited organizations’ guidelines and standards
  • Teach pre-choreographed classes in a manner that is appropriate to & in compliance with the Licensing Organizations Standards & Guidelines
  • Take “gold standard care” of microphones & sound systems, reporting any problems to GXDirector immediately
  • Be a physical and emotional role model for members & other staff – both in and out of classes
  • Arrive, start & end classes on time – arriving 10 minutes early prior to the start of class
  • Teach 75% of regularly scheduled classes, keeping substitutions to no more than 25% for a given month
  • Identifies & welcomes new class members, giving them information on the format, set up of the equipment, etc., recommending other appropriate classes as needed
  • Learn participants' names and uses them on a regular basis
  • Attend program practices and team training on a regular basis
  • Attend departmental and general staff meetings on a regular basis
  • Maintain certifications and continuing education requirements from accredited organizations (ACE, AFAA, NASM) and / or licensing company (Les Mills, Zumba, etc).
  • Ensure GX rooms meet with standards (neat and tidy) to create the ultimate classroom experience for members
  • Create and support rapport with members, providing them with an open environment to learn more about GX & the clubs in general

Personal Characteristics

Below are a list of personal characteristics that 

  • Motivated to help others achieve and maintain fitness results
  • Personable, friendly, warm and welcoming
  • Reliable, tolerant and determined
  • Gregarious and confident without being arrogant
  • Ability to hear music and musical phrasing, as well as keep time to music
  • High attention to movement quality and physical execution – moves and looks athletic / fit
  • Results-oriented professional with a positive outlook and commitment to quality
  • Organized and has planning skills with the ability to critically assess their own performance
  • Mature, credible and comfortable in dealing with members, managers and company owners
  • Desire to be a part of a high performing team
  • A physical role model for the programs / formats he / she teaches.
  • Dedicated to being a member of a team rather than pursuing one’s own individual importance over the team
  • Scheduling flexibility to be able to work during peak hours, which includes mornings evenings and weekends.

Other Requirements

  • Adheres to, promotes & believes in Bodyworks Mission Statement and our 12 guiding principles
  • Current CPR Certification. Bodyworks can arrange CPR training, if necessary.

 

Preferred Skills:

  • Must be passionate about fitness
  • Must be a highly skilled communicator & be able to communicate to various learning styles
  • Must be an active GX class participant
  • Must have a solid fitness industry knowledge
  • Must be able to pay attention to detail

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