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Job Summary: To design, promote and implement assigned specialized fitness classes within the guidelines of a recognized specialty fitness (Nia, Yoga, Tai Chi, Pilates, Qigong) certifying organization.
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Season(s): All
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Responsibilities:

  • Designs, promotes and implements specialized fitness classes within the guidelines of a recognized specialty fitness (Yoga, Tai Chi, Pilates, Qigong) certifying organization.
  • Plans, organizes and instructs safe and enjoyable group specialty fitness classes for all ages and abilities.
  • Sets-up and takes-down all necessary equipment for the class.
  • Reports any incidents/accidents and/or areas of concern to supervisor.
  • Monitors and maintains attendance, fitness passes and memberships.
  • Interacts with staff, participants and the public to provide program information.
  • Ensures safe use, condition and storage of equipment.
  • Attends and participates in meetings and training sessions.

Qualifications:

  • Valid certification in one or more of: Pilates, Yoga, Tai Chi or Qigong.
  • Experience in planning and implementing a wide variety of fitness classes for all ages and abilities.
  • Technical knowledge of fitness and wellness.
  • Must produce original current First Aid certification (Emergency or Standard) as recognized by the WSIB.
  • Degree or Diploma in Physical Education/Health, Fitness & Wellness would be an asset.
  • You must possess certification in Parks and Recreation Ontario's Principles of Healthy Child Development (PHCD). Applicants who meet all other qualifications and obtain a conditional job offer will be advised of PHCD course offerings in order to meet this qualification.
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