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Fitness Instructor

Fitness Instructor job overview

A fitness instructor organizes and conducts fitness classes for groups of people. They teach a variety of classes within a gym or fitness studio. Instructors are responsible for developing class plans, being familiar with various styles of class formats offered, supervising class participants, and leading instructional sessions. They deliver fun, engaging fitness classes designed to improve participants’ mental and physical well-being. This position requires excellent customer service and extensive knowledge of the specific class being taught, along with a good understanding of current fitness trends.

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Fitness Instructor job summary

Our fitness studio is thriving, and we are looking for a knowledgeable and energetic fitness instructor who can teach innovative and engaging classes to our members. You will be in charge of planning and leading fitness classes for a variety of different-sized groups of people. While we want our classes to be physically challenging, we also place an emphasis on safety and meeting our members’ individual fitness levels. Apply today if you have a positive attitude, a passion for fitness, and previous instructing experience!


Ashburn, VA
Fitness Instructor responsibilities
  • Lead a wide variety of classes to fitness studio members and guests
  • Develop classes that are physically challenging, while keeping students engaged and safe
  • Encourage students to continue with their pursuit of exercising and help them make good health decisions
  • Promote programs, classes, and membership through social media and networking
  • Deliver exceptional customer service in accordance with business policies
Fitness Instructor qualifications
  • Educational requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent GED certification
  • Must possess a current certification for fitness instructing
  • Proven customer service experience with a strong guest-focused mentality
  • Outstanding time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills for working with customers and other team members
Fitness Instructor compensation

$21.61 /hour (National Average)

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