• Instructor Group Exercise

    Cleveland Clinic Akron, OH 44308

    Job #2179971438

  • Job ID: 133653


    • Greets members and guests with a smile and delivers world-class service at all times.

    • Arrives ten minutes ahead of time to prepare classroom and music.

    • Screens class for new members, and instructs newcomers on class content. Refers members with possible limitations (including injuries and/or medication being taken) to a fitness staff member, manager, or physical therapist for further direction.

    • Follows scheduled class format according to LifeStyles class descriptions within the designated class time.

    • Uses proper terminology.

    • Provides class with professional presentation and instruction.

    • Receives approval from Group Exercise Manager for choreography, music selection, movement and breathing techniques, and utilization of equipment.

    • Displays professional behavior at all times.

    • Instructors are not doctors and will not diagnose or prescribe exercise. If a member asks specific questions regarding exercise the instructor will refer the member to the professional fitness staff.

    • Operates A/V equipment and music with care.

    • Completes accident/injury report when appropriate, and submits to the LifeStyles Director, Group Exercise Manager, and Manager on Duty.

    • Returns all exercise equipment to proper storage and makes sure all exercise equipment and studio floor/pool deck is clean for the next class.

    • Attends scheduled staff meetings and bi-annual LifeStyles meetings.

    • Completes mandatory education and training in order to maintain organization and department specific competencies and requirements. Maintains applicable certification/licensure.

    • Follows system and department policies and procedures with special attention to attendance and punctuality, confidentiality, dress code and display of ID badge, and safety.

    • Other duties as assigned


    • High school graduate or the equivalent.


    • Minimum of one Group Exercise certification required from an organization accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) including but not limited to: American Council on Exercise (ACE), American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), National Exercise Trainers Association (NETA), National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM). For Specialty formats, appropriate certification/license as dictated by format required.

    • Maintains current CPR certification.

    • First aid certification preferred.

    Complexity of Work:

    • Excellent communication skills required.

    • Ability to work variable hours required.

    Work Experience:

    • Including but not limited to: Zumba?, Tabata Bootcamp?, Pilates (ex: Stott, Balanced Body, NETA), Aqua (Aquatics Exercise Association (AEA) and Arthritis Foundation).

    • Group Cycling (ex: Keiser?, NETA, Spinning?).

    • Martial Arts-based class (ex: Turbo Kick?, AFAA, NETA).

    Physical Requirements:

    Personal Protective Equipment:

    • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required

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