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Group Exercise Instructor - Mat Pilates (CMGB)

Location: Lexington
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionUnder the direction of the YMCA branch Wellness Director, and consistent with the mission of the YMCA, a Group Exercise Instructor for Mat Pilates class will provide quality member services through leadership in exercise instruction in a group setting and in interacting with members accordingly.KNOW HOW: Experience in leading group exercise classes to a diverse population. Must have excellent communication skills and the ability to provide positive feedback, motivation and encouragement to members.JOB REQUIREMENTS:Current group exercise instructor certification from a nationally accredited certifying organization is required or must be obtained within six months after hireCurrent CPR and First Aid CertificationMust be 18 years of ageMust enjoy working with people and have good human relation skillsMust have at least 25 hours as a class participant, or have previously taught classesESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:Start and finish classes at scheduled time, all classes must include a warm-up and a cool-down.Be prepared with own music and arrive at least 5 minutes early to greet members warmly and enthusiastically, and introduce yourself to them before starting.Must also stay at least 5 minutes after class to make sure equipment is put away and answer questions members may have, and if you are the last person to teach, you must lock upInquire (and act upon) if anyone has any injuries or ailments that might restrict them from having a safe workout.Demonstrate and explain correct way to perform exercisesBe able to offer modifications for all exercisesBe familiar with emergency procedures. Respond promptly and appropriatelyTeach safe, fun and effective exercise classes.Inform supervisor of worn, broken or unsafe equipment.Present self in a professional manner and dress in appropriate exercise attire.Attend continuing education courses / workshops and maintain certificationsPromote an environment that supports the YMCA's mission and our four-core values- caring, honesty, respect, and responsibilityAssist in all aspects of promotion of your class, other YMCA classes, and special events.Be knowledgeable about other programs the YMCA of Central KY offers.Remember, you are not here for your own workout, member service is your first priority, all equipment should go to the members first.PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Employee is regularly required to use hands to fingers, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel or crouch. The employee must regularly lift and/or move their own body weight and occasionally move up to 80 pounds. Specific vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to focus.This job description may not be all-inclusive. Employees are expected to perform all other duties as assigned and directed by management. Job descriptions and duties may be modified when deemed appropriate by management.

Keywords: YMCA OF CENTRAL KENTUCKY, Lexington , Group Exercise Instructor - Mat Pilates (CMGB), Education / Teaching , Lexington, Kentucky

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