About the Job

Job Title

Group Exercise Instructor

Job Category

Group Exercise Instructor

Company

YMCA of Greater New York
New York, New York 10023
www.ymcanyc.org

Job Description and Requirements

The YMCA of Greater New York is the largest youth-service organization in NYC. The organization has grown to encompass 21 branches and more than 140 sites throughout the five boroughs of New York City in addition to three camp sites and an upstate conference center.

The West Side YMCA is seeking certified individuals to conduct safe, fun, dynamic and effective group exercise classes in:


⢠Spinning
⢠Pilates
⢠Yoga
⢠Feldenkrais
⢠Mat Pilates
⢠Zumba / Zumba Gold
⢠Belly Dance
⢠Nia
⢠M.E.L.T
⢠Tai chi
⢠Capoeira
⢠Rowing

⢠Active Older Adult
⢠Kettle bells
⢠TRX Suspension Training
⢠Feldenkrais

Responsibilities:
⢠Instruct safe and effective group exercise classes that meet the needs of all participants, beginning and ending classes on time.
⢠Provide and demonstrate appropriate warm-up exercises and cool downs, and modify routines according to participant fitness levels.
⢠Greet members and acquaint new participants with class procedures to create a welcoming environment.
⢠Monitor proper form and technique using positive reinforcement.
⢠Plan and provide appropriate and motivating music for classes.
⢠Provide a high degree of member service through a professional relationship with the members in regards to their needs, concerns, and questions about the YMCA, its programs and mission.
⢠Responsible for participant safety â inspect gym floor, equipment and supplies; notify supervisor of equipment in need of repair.
⢠Ability to relate to and work with people of diverse backgrounds.
⢠Educate members on current health and fitness issues and trends.
⢠Conduct classes that are well organized.
⢠Maintain education certification.
⢠Actively participate in designated staff meetings and trainings related to the position.

Qualifications:
⢠High School diploma or equivalent.
⢠Experience in related field preferred.
⢠Current CPR/AED certifications.
⢠Current National Group Exercise certifications (ACE, AFAA, or YMCA).

Contact

Jonathan Wood
If qualified, please send your cover letter and resume with subject line âGroup Exercise Instructorâ via e-mail to jwoods@ymcanyc.org or to:
West Side YMCA
Attn.: Jonathan Woods
5 West 63rd Street
New York, NY 10023

New York Cityâs YMCA | WEâRE HERE FOR GOOD
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jwoods@ymcanyc.org

[posted Jan 14, 2013]

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