Keywords: BeautyOasisSpa, Gym Instructor, Instructor, exercises, fitness
Role Purpose: &bull; Demonstrate how to carry out various exercises and routines
&bull; Watch clients do exercises and show or tell them correct techniques to minimize injury and improve fitness
&bull; Give alternative exercises during workouts or classes for different levels of fitness and skill
&bull; Monitor clients&rsquo; progress and adapt programs as needed
&bull; Explain and enforce safety rules and regulations on sports, recreational activities, and the use of exercise equipment
&bull; Give clients information or resources about nutrition, weight control, and lifestyle issues
&bull; Give emergency first aid if needed
&bull; Maintain a positive and upbeat attitude in order to provide excellent customer service.
&bull; Extensive knowledge of specific class being taught
&bull; An understanding of current trends in fitness
&bull; Previous experience in supervising and leading participants in an instructional environment
&bull; Knowledge of anatomy, physiology, muscular function, exercise program implementation, safe group exercise or instructional procedures, and use of related class materials and/or equipment
&bull; An ability to learn new formats is desired
&bull; Consistent attendance at continuing education workshops, lectures and conferences
&bull; Ability to provide positive customer service
&bull; Appreciation for individual uniqueness and diversity
&bull; Ability to provide a welcoming, inclusive environment for all participants
&bull; Ability to work with special populations and those with special limitations or needs
&bull; A commitment to participant development
&bull; Awareness of safety and risk management
&bull; Excellent oral and written communication skills
&bull; Customer-service skills- Many fitness trainers and instructors must sell their services, motivating clients to hire them as personal trainers or to sign up for the classes they lead. Fitness trainers and instructors must therefore be polite, friendly, and encouraging to maintain relationships with their clients.
&bull; Listening skills. Fitness trainers and instructors must be able to listen carefully to what clients tell them to determine the client's fitness levels and desired fitness goals.
&bull; Motivational skills. Getting fit and staying fit takes a lot of work for many clients. To keep clients coming back for more classes or to continue personal training, fitness trainers and instructors must keep their clients motivated.
&bull; Physical fitness. Fitness trainers and instructors need to be physically fit because their job requires a considerable amount of exercise. Group instructors often participate in classes, and personal trainers often need to show exercises to their clients.
&bull; Problem-solving skills. Fitness trainers and instructors must evaluate each client&rsquo;s level of fitness and create an appropriate fitness plan to meet the client&rsquo;s individual needs.
&bull; Speaking skills. Fitness trainers and instructors must be able to communicate well because they need to be able to explain exercises and movements to clients, as well as motivate them verbally during exercises.