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Instructional Fitness Programs


Due to COVID-19 restrictions, instructional programs will not be offered at the Preston Center until further notice. 

The Health & Fitness Lab offers a diverse group of specialized instructional courses throughout the year. If you would like to become a fitness professional, we offer workshops in group exercise and personal training to get you on your way. Periodically, we host national certification workshops such as YogaFit or Zumba. We also put on special events, competitions and fitness programs like Group Functional Training to keep you in great shape.

Group Push Up 

 

Here is a sampling of programs we have offered in the past:

 

 
This group has 3 scheduled workouts a week, dedicated to improving all of the components of health fitness. Improve your total body fitness through exercises that use all of your muscles while performing movements essential to everyday life. Improve your quality of life, athletic performance, or just to blow off stress in a team environment.
When: Typically we have 2 groups MWF 6:00am OR 12:15pm
Includes:
  • Pre-Assessment of health & physical condition
  • Leadership and workouts from a certified fitness professional
  • Group accountability
Cost: Depends on length of program, typically $3-4 per meeting

 

*Call us to check dates and program availability! (270)745-6531

Beginners Class

This program is all about teaching women that weights are not just for the men! Learn the fundamentals of safe and effective strength training from a certified personal trainer. Class size is limited to 8 participants to ensure a high level of individual attention.

Check back next semester for dates, times and prices!

To register, call (270)745-6531 or stop by the Health & Fitness Lab located in the Preston Center Room 20a.

Women and Weights picture

Advanced Class

This program builds off of the Women & Weights Beginner Class and moves on to more advanced exercises and routines. Participants must complete the Beginners Class as a prerequiste to Level 2. This is a Student Only program.

Check back next semester for dates, times and prices!

To register, call (270)745-6531 or stop by the Health & Fitness Lab located in the Preston Center Room 20a.

Group Women and Weights

 

Latin Dance with Julie Rivas

Tuesdays & Thursdays in the Multipurpose Room

Check back next semester for dates, times and prices!

To register, call (270)745-6531 or stop by the Health & Fitness Lab located in the Preston Center Room 20a.

This workshop is an on-line course designed to prepare you to for the ACE Group Fitness Instructor certification exam. If you enjoy exercise and teaching others how to become fit, you could start being paid for it!
Includes:
  • Guidance from experienced instructors
  • Blended classroom instruction & practical skills
  • Discounted text and exam voucher
Contact Christina Sorentio, Fitness Coordinator at christina.sorentino@wku.edu
 This workshop is an on-line course is designed to prepare you to for the ACE personal trainer certification exam. If you enjoy exercise and teaching others how to become fit, you could start being paid for it!
Includes:
  • Guidance from experienced personal trainers
  • Blended classroom instruction & practical skills
  • Discounted text and exam voucher
Contact Christina Sorentio, Fitness Coordinator at christina.sorentino@wku.edu
 This martial art style uses your body position, skill and technique in order to fight off potentially larger and stronger opponents. This 8 week class gives you physical training, skill training, and practice to improve your health and personal safety.
Includes:
  • Small group training from an experienced instructor
  • New techniques weekly
  • Practice time to master new skills
Cost: $40

For more information or to sign up, please stop by the Health & Fitness Lab, Preston Center, Room 20a or call 270-745-6531.


 


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 Last Modified 9/17/20