Turn your passion for fitness into an exciting career by becoming a Functional Training Instructor for Aging Adults.
Functional Training for Aging Adults (18 hours online, 6 hours in-person)
To take the Functional Training for Aging Adults course, you must hold a YMCA Personal Trainer certification, Group Fitness certification or Aquafitness Fitness certification.
This course is suitable for personal trainers, small group instructors, group fitness instructors and aquatics instructors who want to work with older adults. Learn about the physiological changes associated with aging as well as some common medical conditions and how these may impact exercise selections and prescriptions.