Ashland University to Offer Primary Group Exercise Certification

7/29/10 ASHLAND, OH -- Ashland University's Department of Recreational Services will be holding an Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) Primary Group Exercise Certification (v4) Workshop Aug. 18 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

This workshop is for anyone who is or is interested in becoming a group exercise instructor. Those who sign up will receive a packet of study materials prior to the workshop and certification tests will be given on the day of the workshop. Those passing the tests will receive certification to be a group exercise instructor.

The fee to attend the workshop is $299, with a 10 percent discount for those who are current AFAA members. Materials that are included with the class are a study guide, a one-day certification review, a one-year AFAA membership, and a subscription to American Fitness magazine, among other things.

It is recommended that interested participants register early. You can register by phone at 419-289-5440 or information and the registration form can be found at the Ashland University Recreation Center, 1000 King Road, Ashland, or online at www.afaa.com<http://www.afaa.com>

Anyone wanting more information regarding the workshop should contact James Roeder, marketing intern for the Department of Recreational Services, at 419-289-5440.

Ashland University (www.ashland.edu<http://www.ashland.edu>) is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University values the individual student and offers a unique educational experience that combines the challenge of strong, applied academic programs with a faculty and staff who build nurturing relationships with their students.