The Nova Scotia Fitness Association is a non-profit organization.

GEL - Group Exercise Leader (ZM F23)

  • 10 Oct 2023
  • 6:00 PM
  • 28 Oct 2023
  • 5:00 PM
  • online via Zoom
  • 8


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Group Exercise Leader (GEL)

Learn to teach choreography-based aerobics & strength training (portable equipment) in large class formats.

This program focuses on the components of your fitness class, use of music, cueing, teaching methods, choreography and leadership skills. In addition to basic floor aerobics, students will also receive specialization training in the use of portable equipment for group exercise classes.


Zoom Tuesday, October 10, 2023
Zoom Tuesday, October 17, 2023
Zoom  Tuesday, October 24, 2023
In-person at MSVU Saturday, October 28, 2023

Fee: $250.00
Fee includes: manuals, materials, exams, certification, insurance, and NSFA/NFLA  membership.

Payment:  You can pay online via PayPal (this website will take you to the PayPal interface when you complete the registration information) or you can pay by cash or cheque. The NSFA does not accept any credit cards or e-transfers.  Payment must be received before the course begins.

Course Conductor(s): Judi Harvey

For course conductor biographies, please see our Staff & Board page.

Venue: ZOOM Video Call.  Please have a camera with video and audio enabled.


A written and practical exam are required to complete this course. Full certification also requires completion of Exercise Theory and a 1st Aid & CPR certificate.  COVID-permitting we will offer provincial exam days twice a year.  If that is not possible, or doesn't work for you, please contact to book a 1-on-1 exam with a a proctor. 

*The exam is NOT written during the course.*

**Please note, all students in GEL must also complete Exercise Theory and have a current 1st Aid & CPR certificate before this certification will be issued.**


We acknowledge that we are in Mi’kma’ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq people.  

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