Fitness Education

Personal Trainer AAAI/ISMA certification courses are valid in every state and is recognized in nine countries. AAAI/ISMA CECs will be awarded upon successful completion of the workshop, along with certification, which is valid for two years.

Course Information

The Personal Fitness Trainer Certification Phase 1 workshop, taught in partnership with the American Aerobic Association International/International Sports Medicine Association, covers the essentials and fundamentals of applied exercise science related to personal fitness training of healthy populations. Safety, exercise physiology, assessment, nutrition basics, exercise concepts and principles, program design,

and proper biomechanics are taught and emphasized throughout the course. An introductory study into anatomy, muscle physiology, cardiovascular physiology, kinesiology, client evaluation, program design, and the tools necessary to start your career will be covered.

You will take your certification exam at the end of the day. Recommended (but not required) manuals can be purchased directly through the AAAI/ISMA website: https://aaai-ismafitness.com/product/bonus-buy/

FTNS-103 (8 hours) Fee: $129 

  • Section MW02-Mays Landing Campus
    Saturday, February 19, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 
  • Section MW03-Mays Landing Campus
    Saturday, May 14, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

The Sports Nutrition Certification workshop, taught in partnership with the American Aerobic Association International/International Sports Medicine Association, is designed to help people understand basic and advanced nutrition concepts and equip them with the tools needed to discuss this information with others. Upon successful completion of the class portion of the course, people should be able to:

  • Understand the roles proteins, fats and carbohydrates play in the body
  • Discuss how proteins, fats, and carbohydrates influence exercise
  • Understand and discuss the role of vitamins and minerals in the body
  • Discuss vitamins and minerals as they relate to exercise performance
  • Understand how to read food labels
  • Be able to discuss pro/con research for various dietary supplements
  • Be able to sort fact from fiction with respect to dietary supplements
  • Recognize side effects of dietary supplements

The goal of the AAAI/ISMA Sports Nutrition program is to expand the knowledge and understanding of fitness professionals and the general public. Learn the basics of Macronutrients (Carbohydrates, Proteins, and Fats) and micronutrients (vitamins, minerals, and water) while learning how to better educate clients on how to improve their health through nutrition.

You will take your certification exam at the end of the day. Recommended (but not required) manuals can be purchased directly through the AAAI/ISMA website: https://aaai-ismafitness.com/product/nutrition- essentials/

FTNS-104 (8 hours) Fee: $129 

  • Section MW02-Mays Landing Campus
    Saturday, April 9, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

The Personal Fitness Trainer Phase 2 workshop, taught in partnership with the American Aerobic Association International/International Sports Medicine Association, offers a more in-depth look at the personal training world with an emphasis on program design, special populations (cardiovascular disease, diabetes, arthritis, kids and seniors) and business techniques are further studied.

This course covers advanced concepts of applied exercise science as it relates to personal fitness training with special populations, i.e., those with health conditions (arthritis, injuries and joint replacements, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, fibromyalgia, hypertension, metabolic syndrome and obesity, etc.), pregnancy, elderly, and children. Safe application of modified exercises as it relates to these various populations is taught. Additionally, nutritional concepts and personal training business development are addressed. Where applicable, helpful advice is also offered to help trainers work effectively and safely with clients. The goal of the certification class is to make a more well-rounded and marketable fitness trainer who can help the most people.

You will take your certification exam at the end of the day. Recommended (but not required) manuals can be purchased directly through the AAAI/ISMA website: https://aaai-ismafitness.com/product/advanced-pft/

FTNS-203 (8 hours) Fee: $129

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus
    Saturday, March 19, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

This specialty certification will assist certified group exercise instructors and personal trainers who wish to work with an older adult population (65+) in the development, execution and evaluation of an exercise program. The objective of this course is to design fitness programs that are specific to this population, understand the aging process, health concerns, and to assist them in gaining control over their lives through fitness. 

The Baby Boomer generation is the largest group of exercisers. Time, money, and desire set this group apart. They want to be active, healthy, and productive. This workshop presents techniques to enhance lifestyles of those who are sedentary to competitive athletes.

You will take your certification exam at the end of the day. Recommended (but not required) manuals can be purchased directly through the AAAI/ISMA website: Older Adult Fitness

FTNS-114 (8 hours) Fee: $129

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus
    Saturday, March 12, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 

AAAI/ISMA certification courses are valid in every state and are recognized in nine countries. AAAI/ ISMA CECs will be awarded upon successful completion of the workshop, along with certification, which is valid for two years. For more information about AAAI/ISMA certifications, please visit aaai-ismafitness or call (609) 397-2139.

Reiki is a non-dogmatic energy modality that anyone can learn. Reiki can be used to support and enhance physical and mental/emotional health and well-being. Most participants feel they gain a profound sense of deep peace, balance, and clarity. 

In this class, you will learn: What is Reiki? The History of Reiki, Why do Reiki? The Principles of Reiki, How to do Reiki on Yourself, and How to do Reiki on Others. Upon completion of this class, you will receive a Reiki First Degree certificate.

PDEV-504 (4 hours) Fee: $250

  • Section OW02-Live Online Saturday, April 2, 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

This class is for those who have already completed Reiki 1 attunements and would like to increase their Reiki energy for themselves and doing sessions for others. In this class, you will receive two additional attunements and symbols that will allow you to do more profound healing and distant healing sessions. You will learn to integrate the new information into practical situations that will leave you feeling confident in your new abilities. In addition, this class will help to deepen your personal growth and healing process. 

PDEV-505 (4 hours) Fee: $250

  • Section OW02-Live Online Saturday, April 30, 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

Registration

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Hours of Operation

Regular Business Hours:

Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Closed Saturday and Sunday

 

Summer Hours:

Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 
Closed Friday, Saturday, and Sunday