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Job Title

Pilates Instructor

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Prospect Park YMCA - Park Slope Armory
New York, New York 11215

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Job Description and Requirements

The YMCA of Greater New York is here for all New Yorkers â to empower youth, improve health, and strengthen community. Founded in 1852, today the Y serves a diverse population of more than half a million New Yorkers who learn, grow, and thrive through programs and services at our 24 branches. Community is the cornerstone of the Y. Together, we connect active, engaged New Yorkers to build stronger communities.

The Prospect Park - Park Slope Armory YMCA is seeking a Pilates Instructor to design and deliver safe, fun, dynamic and effective group exercise classes while also providing outstanding hospitality to ensure a positive member experience.

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 floor, equipment and supplies.
Provide members with opportunities that will increase their involvement, sense of belonging, and ownership of the YMCA.
Modify classes and routines according to fitness levels/abilities as needed.
Use appropriate music at a sound level set by the Healthy Lifestyles Director.
Maintain awareness of current fitness programs and trends.
Maintain attendance records for classes.
Actively participate in meetings and training sessions.
Maintain required certifications.
Maintain a thorough knowledge of branch emergency procedures and take appropriate action for emergency situations.
Support community and promotional special events as needed.

High School diploma or equivalent.
Experience leading fitness classes.
Current Adult CPR and First Aid certifications.
Current National Group Exercise certifications (ACE, ACSM, AFAA, or YMCA).
Ability to relate to and work with people of diverse backgrounds.
Excellent customer service and hospitality skills.


Christina Baker
We offer an exciting and innovative work environment with a culture committed to serving all members of our community. As a leading not-for-profit, community service organization, our Association relies heavily on fundraising to support the wide range of programs we proudly provide the communities we serve. Our expectation is that all staff promotes participation of their branch fundraising efforts in some capacity. If you would like to be a member of our dynamic team, please forward your cover letter and resume with subject line âPilates Instructorâ to cbaker@ymcanyc.org or to:
Prospect Park YMCA â Park Slope Armory
Attn.: Christina Baker
361 15th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215

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[posted Feb 13, 2018]

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