Become a Senior Fitness Instructor
Changing the way we approach senior fitness education.
StrongerU Senior Fitness is an innovative fitness education company whose purpose is to empower recreation, fitness, and wellness professionals and senior-serving organizations. We provide education, tools, and resources so that you can deliver high-quality, dynamic, and effective fitness experiences to the older adults you serve.
I liked how it was broken down into small segments with a quiz. Easy to pick up and do a section with a small amount of time. It was all very relevant and everything related to the specific population we are working with.
OUR FOUR FORMATS
engages the heart, lungs, and brain through aerobic movement combinations set to music.
StrongerU Cardio participants move and groove their
way to healthier hearts and lungs.
activates each of the major muscle groups, and brain, using dumbbell weights, resistance bands, and air-light balls.
This program uses interesting movement combinations, instead of boring repetitions, to engage each of the major muscle groups.
is aimed at maintaining and increasing flexibility and range of motion.
Each class begins with a warm-up, progressing into head-to-toe stretching, and ends with a themed guided relaxation, mindfulness, and purposeful breathing.
promotes increased balance and fall prevention.
In this class, we don't just stand on one foot or walk the line, instead, each class uses an air-light ball to complete drills and exercises that truly help to prevent real-world fall scenarios.
Each StrongerU Senior Fitness Program can be taught seated or standing. During the course, Instructors are taught how to modify the class content so it's perfect for the specific group of seniors they work with, whether that’s in long-term care, memory care, independent living, or at a senior center. There are StrongerU Senior Fitness Instructors delivering our class content in all of these settings!
PARTNERS & AFFILIATES
We've partnered with leading organizations within the fitness, recreation, and senior-serving sectors!
The StrongerU Senior Fitness Instructor Course is accredited through various educational and association partners for CEUs and CECs, deepening our roots within the fitness, recreation, and activity professional world as a verified training source.
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Are there any prerequisites to becoming a StrongerU Senior Fitness Instructor?All fitness trainings require exertion and physical demand. It is recommended you obtain appropriate clearances from your doctor before engaging in the StrongerU Senior Fitness Instructor Certification. Depending on your country, province, locality, or facility, you may need a general group exercise certificate or other certifications. It is your responsibility to be informed of, comply with, or obtain any regulatory, tax, fitness, or education requirements, qualifications, certifications or licenses needed to conduct business or teach StrongerU Senior Fitness classes according to the laws and regulations where you conduct business or teach. Be sure to check with your government or local guidelines to see what the requirements are in order for you to teach.
What formats will I be able to teach, upon completion of the StrongerU Senior Fitness Instructor Certification?"Once fully certified, StrongerU Senior Fitness Instructors will be able to subscribe to the StrongerU Senior Fitness Series where they will gain access to the StrongerU Cardio, Strength, Stretch and Circuit Programs.
Can I set my own instructing hours and class rates as a StrongerU Senior Fitness Instructor?Yes. StrongerU Senior Fitness Instructors are independent contractors and as such are able to set their own hours and rates.
How long is my StrongerU Senior Fitness instructor certification, or licence, valid for?"Your StrongerU Senior Fitness license is valid for 6 months upon completing the online StrongerU Senior Fitness certification course and obtaining a “pass” on your practical video. Due to the nature of the program, and as with any reputable occupation, a professional is expected to keep up-to-date on industry knowledge and skills to keep a high level of proficiency. To help instructors attain and maintain this status, after completing your certification, you will be eligible to subscribe to the StrongerU Senior Fitness Series which gives you ongoing support and tools to keep your license up to date and your classes fresh and successful. As long as you are subscribed to the StrongerU Senior Fitness series, your license does not expire.
Do I have to teach the StrongerU Senior Fitness Content?If you're becoming a StrongerU Senior Fitness Instructor, it's because you want to recieve 30-minutes of brand new class content monthly in a rotation of four formants: Cardio, Strength, Stretch, and Circuit. In a StrongerU Senior Fitness class, the movement is perfectly matched to the music to deliver an engaging fitness experience. Instructors are required to use the StrongerU Senior Fitness exclusive content provided. As a StrongerU Senior Fitness Series subscriber, you will receive new content each month to be able to keep your classes fresh and your students coming back for more. You can continue to teach additional non-StrongerU Senior Fitness classes.
What is the StrongerU Senior Fitness Series subscription?The StrongerU Senior Fitness Series subscription is the monthly membership program, exclusively for StrongerU Senior Fitness Instructors. StrongerU Senior Fitness Series subscribers receive monthly content and resources to keep classes engaging and participants coming back for more. With the StrongerU Senior Fitness Series subscription, instructors spend less time preparing for class and more time teaching, resulting in more income for you.
Who can become a StrongerU Senior Fitness Series Subscriber?Only fully certified StrongerU Senior Fitness Instructors can become StrongerU Senior Fitness Series subscribers and gain access to 30-minutes of brand new class content in a rotation of four formats: Cardio, Strength, Stretch, and Circuit.
What benefits does the StrongerU Senior Fitness Series subscription provide?The StrongerU Senior Fitness Series subscription includes: 30-minutes of new choreography monthly delivered through our online platform Variations of each class to cater to different fitness levels Access to the StrongerU Cardio, Strength, Stretch, and Circuit programs.
How do I subscribe to the StrongerU Senior Fitness Series?Upon successful completion of the StrongerU Senior Fitness certification, instructors can “request access” to the StrongerU Senior Fitness Series on StrongerU-senior-fitness.didacte.com.
How long will I have access to my StrongerU Senior Fitness Series releases and content?You will have access and be able to stream your video content for as long as you are a StrongerU Senior Fitness Series subscriber in good standing.
Can I put my StrongerU Senior Fitness Series subscription on hold?StrongerU Senior Fitness Series Subscriptions can be put on hold for medical and maternity leaves and some other instances by approval only. Appropriate documentation is required. To put your account on hold, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. During the holding period, you will retain all of your releases, but will not have access to any new content.
What happens if I cancel my StrongerU Senior Fitness Series subscription?If you cancel your StrongerU Senior Fitness Series subscription you will lose access to your releases and will no longer be licensed to teach the StrongerU Senior Fitness Program.
Can I resubscribe after cancelling my StrongerU Senior Fitness Series subscription?Yes. If you cancelled your subscription and allowed your certifiction to lapse, there is a CAD$100 fee to reinstate your StrongerU Senior Fitness Series subscription. You will once again become licensed to teach the StrongerU Senior Fitness and receive monthly content.
What is a StrongerU Senior Fitness Masterclass?A StrongerU Senior Fitness Master Class is a class led by a StrongerU Senior Fitness Instructor that offers more than your average StrongerU Senior Fitness class! Whether it’s a special guest or a fun theme, a Master Class is a StrongerU Senior Fitness class with a twist. We highly encourage StrongerU Senior Fitness instructors to hold Master Classes as special events to introduce the program to new audiences, or energize their communities. Below are some guidelines to consider if you decide to teach/host a StrongerU Senior Fitness master class. Master class duration should be no longer than 1 hour Master classes may include special guests, such as fellow StrongerU Senior Fitness Instructors and/or Master Trainers. Master classes may incorporate a fun theme (ex. '80's theme, and participants wear '80's inspired workout clothing) (Please note, the title 'Master Trainer' should only be used by StrongerU Senior Fitness Master Trainers.)
Does StrongerU Senior Fitness provide me with the music required for the class?Instructors are responsible to purchase their own music. Each StrongerU Senior Fitness release indiciates where to purchase the required music. On average, music for the StrongerU Senior Fitness conent will cost an instructor approximately $60 per year.