zzz Specialty Instructor - Pilates Reformer - Part Time

Job Description


The Specialty Class Instructor is responsible for leading classes in Pilates Reformer.  The incumbent instructs quality progressive classes and provides excellent customer service to members in a safe, enjoyable, and positive environment that promotes member wellness in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures.

Essential Functions

  • Plan and instruct classes in a specialty area.  Observes and discusses individual progress with participants.
  • Motivate and guide class and program participation.
  • Increase participant awareness of all healthy lifestyle factors.
  • Set up and take down class equipment, ensure equipment is cleaned after classes, and report equipment problems.
  • Ensure safe and effective classes; responding to and reporting any accidents or incidents.



Qualifications - Required

  • Minimum 40 hours of documented formal training in the Pilates Reformer (Power House Pilates, Stott, YMCA)
  • National Pilates Mat Certification
  • Certifications required within 30 days of hire: CPR, First Aid, and AED
  • Attend and successfully complete within 90 days of hire: YMCA Healthy Lifestyles Demonstrated customer service and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to individually lead a class and motivate participants
  • Ability to respond to safety and emergency situations

Qualifications - Preferred

  • 1 year experience in specialty area
  • National Certification (ACE, NETA, AFAA, YMCA, NASM) in group fitness instruction
  • National Personal Training Certification

Physical Demands

  • Ability to instruct assigned classes and perform associated physical activities.
  • Ability to set up, move and store class equipment.