Group Exercise Instructor

  • 24 Hour Fitness
  • Sacramento, CA, USA
  • Jan 15, 2020
Part time Customer Service Other

Job Description

The Group X Instructor (GXI) leads members through group exercise activities. The Group X Instructor educates participants about useful and safe exercises, assists them in achieving exercise goals and creates a fun workout environment for all populations pursuant to the 24 Hour Fitness Standards of Excellence. Instructor leads members through group exercise activities in a classroom setting.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Technical Duties
    • Educates members on safe techniques and guidelines
    • Greet all members and orients, new participants
    • Instructs class to the ability level of the students participating
    • Monitor participants through perceived rate of exertion
    • Works with participants to achieve fitness goals
    • Encourages new participants and orients them to class
    • Utilize schedule source for personal class scheduling and class substitution
    • Comply with all of 24 Hour Fitness company policies and procedures
  • Administrative Duties
    • Instructs group exercise classes according to schedule and according to company standards
    • Starts and finishes class on time as scheduled
    • Stores all equipment neatly and appropriately
    • Documents equipment problems in club maintenance log and reports problem to Service Manager
    • Attends instructor training and supervisor’s meetings
  • Promotion
    • Participates in all GX department events, club events, and company events


  • Prior six months experience in taking group exercise activities is preferred
  • Ability to deal with a diversity of individuals
  • Ability to communicate with people of all age groups
  • Strong Communication skills
  • Knowledge of safe exercise technique and principles
  • Ability to effectively demonstrate all skills being taught to participants
  • Possess the ability to follow directions
  • Maintains a professional attitude toward responsibilities, fellow instructors, club staff and members.
  • Be punctual and exhibit a positive attitude
  • Project a professional image through dress, behavior, and attitude
  • Must be outgoing, energetic and able to perform in front of an audience

Certifications / Educational Requirements

  • Current Group Exercise approved certification is preferred
  • Additional training in specialty formats may be required