Group Exercise Instructor-Les Mills | Waukee YMCA at YMCA of Greater Des Moines

Posted in Management 11 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Waukee, Iowa

Job Description:

There's nothing like working at the Y!
At the Y, strengthening community is our cause. Our staff members are people who drive this cause - it is because of our drive, our passion, our belief in others, and our belief in the strength of our mission that we are able to make a difference - every day.
EVERY position positively impacts others at the Y - JOIN US, WE MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: March 5, 2021 or when filled - Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

This position is responsible for the preparation, planning and instruction of assigned group exercise classes, facilitating member involvement and relationship building, assisting in the development of member small group communities, and providing excellent customer service. Group Exercise Instructors are responsible for exemplifying professionalism and leadership in the areas of fitness and exercise and serving as a resource for staff and members.
Help positively impact children and families in our community and SEIZE THE OPPORTUNITY TO IMPACT YOUR OWN LIFE - experience, knowledge, satisfaction and joy are just some of the ways you'll grow, learn and thrive.


Design, plan, prepare, and instruct assigned group exercise classes.
Create a welcoming and inclusive class environment.
Promote member engagement by encouraging involvement in related Y programs and small communities.
Assume a leadership role for members, demonstrating professionalism and group exercise expertise.
Encourage and support members as they strive to attain their personal fitness and wellness goals.
Assist, as required, with training and orientation of new Y staff.
Set up equipment or facility before class.
Store or secure equipment upon completion of class.
Maintain records as directed by supervisor or designated staff person.
Ensure safety is a priority in instructional methods used and educate participants on proper form, anatomy, contraindications, and modification of moves.
Know all emergency procedures and be able to demonstrate them.
Complete accident/incident reports and submits to supervisor or designated staff person.
Perform additional duties as assigned by supervisor or designated staff person.
Demonstrate and support the objectives of the Association as embodied in the mission statement and values.