Teaching Group Exercise


    AU $7


    Christine Kusznir




    1.5 HOURS

    Course Type

    Network Original

    Course Overview

    Focusing on the specialist area of fitness once known as ‘aerobics’ and these days often referred to simply as ‘classes’, this course explores the many different types of group exercise and how to plan a structured group fitness session.

    Develop a deeper appreciation of why, in addition to knowing how to select appropriate exercises, it is important to review how you perform as an instructor in order to lead fun, safe and effective group sessions.

    Learning Outcomes

    • Structure of a Group Exercise Class
    • Programming warm ups, conditioning and cool down
    • Instructing Group Exercise to different personality types
    • Verbal and non-verbal cueing, and instruction techniques
    • The role of music in group exercise
    • Music structure, sound equipment and copyright considerations

    About the Author

    Christine Kusznir is a Les Mills Group Fitness Instructor and a Fitness Coach at the Australian Institute of Fitness, Adelaide Campus. She is also a registered and current secondary school science, maths and VET teacher.

    After studying a Bachelor of Science, Christine worked for 8 years in a Cereal Grain Biochemistry Laboratory at the University of Adelaide and during this time pursued her other passion in fitness and studied Certificate IV in Fitness at the Australian Institute of Fitness. Over the past 8 years, Christine has trained in Les Mills BODYCOMBAT, BODYPUMP, SPRINT and RPM. She currently teaches all four programs in clubs around Adelaide.

    Christine’s other experiences include managing group fitness at several Goodlife Health Clubs, presenting at national and international Les Mills events, and even teaching group fitness on a Mega Luxury Yacht! Christine is also a Les Mills National Presenter for RPM and a Reebok Sponsored Athlete.



    Access Period

    CEC Expiry Date: 13/11/2023. In order to obtain AusActive CECs, this course must be completed by the CEC Expiry Date.

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