AFLCA Certification Courses

Want to become a fitness instructor?

Paperny Family JCC is offering Alberta Fitness Leadership Certification Association (AFLCA) certification courses taught by AFLCA Master Trainer, Lana Asuchak.

The JCC has implemented the Restrictions Exemption Program (REP) in line with the City of Calgary Vaccine Passport Bylaw. This program requires that all members and patrons 12 years and older accessing our building provide a valid Alberta vaccine record with a QR code (paper or digital), a privately-paid negative PCR or rapid test within 72 hours of service or a medical exemption letter.

For more information email Cathy Bjorndalen at cbjorndalen@cjcc or call 403-537-8595.

Foundation in Physical Activity and Exercise

A minimum 24-hour course covering basic fitness principles and a variety of activity experiences. Course topics include: anatomy, physiology, movement mechanics, training and conditioning, nutrition, leadership, and health and fitness.

Older Adults

A minimum 20-hour course covering topics specific to leading fitness classes for the aging population. This course provides an overview of the changes which occur in the body as it ages and the considerations required when planning and leading fitness classes for older adults.

Resistance Exercise

A minimum 20-hour course covering topics such as leadership, muscular strength, muscular endurance, circuit, introductory weight training programs, monitoring fitness centre, and/or weight room orientation.

Group Exercise

A minimum 12-hour course covering topics specific to leading group exercise classes. Topics include: leadership, trends and media, history, legal responsibility and accountability, class components, music, movement and cueing, developing movement combinations, exercise analysis, and special populations.

Portable Equipment

A minimum eight-hour course covering topics specific to leading group exercise portable equipment classes. This practical based course will cover specific information for planning and developing portable equipment classes.

Spin

A minimum eight-hour course covering topics specific to leading group exercise cycling classes. This practical based course will cover specific information for planning and developing recreational indoor cycling classes.

AFLCA Barre

Learn how to integrate Barre into your group fitness classes. This minimum 16-hour course offers an integrated approach to learning how to deliver exercise classes that focus on the mind and body connection.