Yoga Instructor
Oakland, CA

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Active Wellness
Oakland, CA
United States

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Job Description
Position Summary:
Yoga instructors help to guide students in yoga through a variety of postures, or asanas, and breathing exercises referred to as pranayama. Instructors provide hands-on direction to make sure students are performing movements properly and applying the breathing techniques. Yoga instructors may work in a class or in a one-on-one setting. Group Fitness Instructors are expected to teach safe and effective classes for our members and are required to purpose and maintain educational standards commensurate with Active Wellness quality.

Essential Function:
  • Deliver safe group fitness classes to the members.
  • Say 'Hi', acknowledge and encourage members, show your enthusiasm and friendliness SMILE!
  • Assist members in using safe and effective exercise form during their Workouts
  • Work together as a TEAM
  • Support, teach, and encourage members to meet their fitness goals


Other Functions:
  • Attend department meetings and continuing education classes to keep certifications current
  • Help keep the clubs well-stocked and really CLEAN!
  • Keep all equipment in good working condition
  • Maintain a clean, safe, and orderly fitness environment, picking up towels, water bottles, etc.
  • Say 'Thank You,' 'Good-bye,' 'Hope you had a good workout,' or some other farewell
  • Have Fun!

Position Requirements

Minimum Job Requirements:

Requires a pleasant personality and good communication skills, as instructors have to spend a good deal with other people and convey instructions clearly. Likewise, they heed a talent for motivating others and showing their own passion for physical fitness.

Education:
AA degree.

Experience:
2 years Group Exercise experience preferred

Specific Skills:
Customer service oriented ability to teach Pilates.

Specialized Knowledge, Licenses, etc.:
CPR/ AED Certification, National Group Fitness Certification or Collegiate Degree in exercise-related science, Specialty Certifications

Supervisory Responsibility, if any:
None.

Working Conditions:
Fitness club environment.

Physical Requirements:
Ability to lift 25 lbs.

Req Number
GRO-18-00023
Salary Range
None Specified


This position is currently accepting applications.
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