GEL – Group Exercise Leader

    Calling all aspiring Group Fitness Instructors!

    If you love exercise, enjoy training to the beat of the music and in a group setting, this Group Exercise Leader (GEL) course is for you!
    Are you ready to turn your passion into a career in the Fitness Industry and help others achieve their fitness goals whilst having fun?
    This 3-day Level 2 (Europe Level 3 Group Fitness Instructor) training course covers the practical and theoretical elements of conducting safe and effective group fitness classes. Upon completing your GEL certification, you will be able to create your own choreography and teach your own group fitness classes, circuit classes, bootcamps and HIIT group classes.
    GEL allows you to be recognised by the following fitness industry registers: REPS UK, IC-REPS, 42 different European countries through E-REPS, REPS U.A.E and REPS Saudi.
    Course Outline:
    •  Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
    • The principles of fitness and training
    • Health and Safety
    • How to interpret music and beats
    • Structuring choreography
    • Planning safe and effective group fitness classes
    • Coaching and teaching skills for leading a group class
    • An introduction to various group training formats ie: Bootcamp, Circuit training, HIIT group training … etc


    • Multiple-choice theory exam
    • Practical presentation teaching a short group fitness class
    At the end of the course, you will be assessed based on a Multiple Choice Theory Exam as well as a short practical presentation where you will use your new skills to teach a small section of a group fitness class to your peers.
    After successfully completing both theory and practical exams, your GEL Certification will enable you to register with REPS UAE / REPS Saudi and Internationally portable through ICREPS.
    The GEL qualification is also the pre-requisite and required step to teach in many group fitness studios, health clubs and boutique studios. It is also a pre-requisite to train in group fitness programs like Zumba, Piloxing, Barre, Mossa, Les Mills, HIX Boxing, HIX Burn … etc
    So what are you waiting for?
    Come as you are… leave ready to lead and inspire!


    You will be able to register with REPS UAE as a Group Fitness Instructor – Category D (Freestyle)

    If you are already registered with REPS, the GEL Certification grants you 16 CPD points towards your ongoing professional development credits that are required to keep you active on the REPS register.

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