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Pilates Apparatus Instructor at Sport & Health

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Bethesda, Maryland





Job Description:


Summary Objective:

Pilates Apparatus Instructors are responsible for creating a positive Pilates experience under the Pilates Director or General Manager and with the support of the Pilates Team. This experience includes teaching classes that exceed member, guest, and prospect expectations.

Job Responsibilities:


  • Deliver the ultimate fitness experience to every member, every time

  • Create a positive atmosphere and motivate members to reach their goals

  • Teach safe and effective sessions in accordance with industry standards

  • Promote club activities and programs and represent the club, staff, and company in a positive manner


Essential Functions:

  • Be available to members to answer questions and help them get their sessions, paid and scheduled

  • Conduct at least five demo sessions per month, or as required

  • Ensure members’ sessions are paid, scheduled, and redeemed correctly prior to the session

  • Maintain class statistics and records as directed

  • Track time and follow payroll procedures

  • Follow substitution policies and minimize use of subs

  • Attend all mandatory department and club meetings and trainings when required

  • Maintain required certification and complete continuing education

  • Replace equipment after class and keep the studio clean and organized

  • Report safety issues or injuries to Pilates Director and/or General Manager

  • Report any equipment or studio issues to Pilates Director and/or General Manager

  • Attend peer instructor classes at least twice monthly

  • Assume other duties as assigned

  • Work early morning, evening, and weekend hours as necessary


Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and nonverbal communication skills

  • Excellent listening skills

  • Ability to motivate and nurture others

  • Strong work ethic that includes punctuality, organization, and attention to detail

  • Ability to maintain a friendly, enthusiastic, and positive attitude

  • Outwardly facing professional appearance

  • Confidence and desire to create new relationships quickly

  • Ability to quickly acquire and apply new knowledge and skills

  • Willingness to work flexible hours

  • Ability to speak clearly and effectively before large groups when teaching and demonstrating techniques

  • Must be able to instruct apparatus group as well as one-on-one sessions


Required Experience, Education & Certifications:

  • Nationally recognized Pilates certification from a US Fitness accepted provider

  • Current CPR, First Aid, and AED certifications

  • Must have a current Pilates Apparatus Certification from one of the following providers: Balanced Body, Polestar Pilates Education, PHI or Stott Comprehensive Matwork & Reformer CMR recognized credential

  • Must be up to date on continuing education and/or membership

  • Experience teaching group fitness classes and/or personal training preferred


Physical Activities Required:

Physical demands listed here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform essential job functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


  • Standing long periods of time

  • Daily walking, lifting, bending, squatting, and reaching

  • Combination of standing, sitting, kneeling, and lying down when appropriate during teaching

  • Clear diction and acute hearing to communicate during class instruction

  • Corrected vision close to 20/20 to monitor class

  • Good manual dexterity is required for computer use and paperwork

  • Must possess clear speaking voice


Employee Benefits:

All US Fitness team members receive:


  • Complimentary Membership and Guest Privileges

  • Discounts on Personal Training, Mind&Body, Aquatics, and Kids Programs

  • Discounts on Serenity Day Spa Services and all apparel

  • Employee Referral Bonus

  • In-house Continuing Education Credits and CEC Reimbursement


Additional Full Time Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Supplemental Benefits and Group Life Insurance Benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Paid Time Off


US FITNESS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

If you have an inquiry about an application or have a physical and/or mental disability and need special accommodations applying for a job using our online application system, please call 703-740-9009. 

Candidates outside of the specified area are welcome to apply but if selected for an interview, they must be willing to travel at own cost. Relocation assistance is not offered. 

US Fitness is an equal opportunity employer and conducts all hiring and employment practices strictly in accordance with applicable employment discrimination laws and regulations. Discrimination in employment on the basis of any classification protected under federal, state, or local law is a violation of our policy and is illegal. The Company does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, mental or physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), pregnancy, protected veteran status, status as a uniformed service member under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (“uniformed service member status”), marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or other categories defined by federal, state, or local law. 

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