The YMCA of Metropolitan Washington is celebrating over 160 years of charitable service to the Washington Metropolitan area. The Y has a strong commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility. Anchored in more than 10,000 neighborhoods around the country, the Y has the long-standing relationships and physical presence not just to promise, but to deliver, lasting personal and social change. The Y is a cause driven organization that offers tremendous opportunities to make a difference. We invite you to join us in this amazing work to develop your skills, to realize your leadership potential and discover a career that is so much more than a job.
About the Job
There are various specialities of Group Exercise Instructors: Yoga (all levels), Zumba, Cycle, Les Mills classes, PiYo, Pilates, Kickboxing, Boot Camp/HIIT, Strength Training, Tai Chi, Step Aerobics, and Senior level specific (can include Silver Sneakers or Active Older Adults). We are looking for all speciality areas of Group Ex Instructors to support healthy living programs at the YMCA branches.
Some of the exciting things you will do as a Group Exercise Instructor include but are not limited to:
Ø Demonstrates skills and explains them clearly to class members
Ø Works at learning level of particular class
Ø Responsible for the safety of all participants during class time
Ø Works with individual students within class structure to enable all to correct faults, improve self image and progress in their fitness program
Ø Reports to class on time, prepared with materials and equipment, and dressed in appropriate attire
Ø Knows emergency procedures and the location of emergency equipments
Ø Keeps class attendance and records
Ø Participates in branch recruitment for class participants or in program promotion events
Ø Other duties as required