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Interested in learning more about fitness?

Our fitness programs and education courses can help you do just that!  This program can help you learn more about muscles and movement, and/or become certified as a Personal Trainer or Group Fitness instructor.  Coming soon, Aquafit instructor training and continuing education for already certified trainers and instructors!

Contact me for more information!  Deanna at 905-522-9922 ext 148





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Fitness Leadership Training-Spring 2015!!

The Spring term for the Fitness Leadership Certification Program is just around the corner!  Fitness Theory starts May 4. This course is the first on the journey to becoming a personal trainer, group fitness instructor, or just learning more about how the muscles move the body. If you love fitness and want to share that passion-this is for you!

Message me for more information!  -Deanna


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Fitness Leadership Training starts Monday, January 12, 2015

The YWCA and Mohawk College offer certification opportunities for people who would like to become certified personal trainers and/or group fitness instructors!  Check it out!  Email me for more details at dlawson-langford@ywcahamilton.org

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Today we step outside the “fit tip” box a bit, with a question for you:

Do you love fitness and have a passion for inspiring others?  Did you know that YWCA Hamilton offers training programs to certify people as group fitness leaders and personal trainers, in partnership with Mohawk College, The Certified Professional Trainer’s Network and The Ontario Fitness Council?  Our next round of training starts January 8, 2014.  If you, or someone you know, might be interested, contact Deanna at dlawson-langford@ywcahamilton.org or 905-522-9922 ext 118.  I’d love to chat with you!!  -Deanna


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Interested? Email me at DLawson-Langford@ywcahamilton.org !

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Fitness Leadership Certification Program

The YWCA, in partnership with Mohawk College, the Ontario Fitness Council and the Certified Professional Trainer’s Network, offer training for people who:

1) want to become a certified personal trainer
2) want to become a certified group exercise instrcutor
3) just love fitness and want to learn more about the body and how it moves!

If this sounds like you, check out the Spring catalogue from Mohawk College’s continuing education programs (http://www.mohawkcollege.ca/continuing-education/catalogue-current.html , and click the “view catalogue” button and you will find the Fitness Leadership Certification Program on page 112). Our next round of courses which start the week of April 15. Registration is open!

Or, send me an email deanna.lawson-langford@mohawkcollege.ca OR lawsonlangfordywca@hotmail.com

See you soon!

Interested in becoming a Personal Trainer or Group Exercise Instructor?

In partnership with Mohawk College, Certified Professional Trainer’s Network and the Ontario Fitness Council, the YWCA Hamilton offers training for people who wish to become certified as Group Fitness Leaders, and or Personal Trainers.  Or, who just wish to learn more about fitness, and the body and how it moves.  Check out the info below!  Contact the Mohawk College Continuing Education department to register (http://www.mohawkcollege.ca/Assets/CE/Catalogues/Current/Fall+2012.pdf  ).  Contact me (Deanna) if you have other questions!  You can reach me at 905-522-9922 ext 118 or lawsonlangfordywca@hotmail.com

Fitness Theory

Study basic anatomy, movement mechanics, physiology of exercise, principles of training, basic nutrition and weight management. A PREREQUISITE FOR ALL SPECIALITY MODULES. Final written exam.

13 weeks, 7pm-10pm, Wednesday evenings. Cost is $402.89.  Begins Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Speciality Modules:

Personal Trainer Module

Prepare for a Certified Professional Trainer Network designation. Study advance anatomy, exercise physiology, biomechanics and program design.  As well, consulting skills and the business aspects of personal training will be covered.  Prerequisite: Fitness Theory. 

13 weeks, 7pm-10:30pm, Monday evenings. Cost is $457.29.  Begins Monday, September 10, 2012

Group Fitness Leader Module

Apply fitness theory in the development of a safe, effective, fitness class, with emphasis on music and phrasing, class design, cueing, program planning, and teaching/leading.  Prerequisite: Fitness Theory

5 weeks, 9am-2:30pm, Sundays. Cost is $232.86. Begins Sunday, October 14, 2012


Fitness Leadership Training

We are gearing up for our Spring session of fitness leadership training.  If you have ever wanted to become an aerobics instructor or personal trainer, this is where to do it!!  Or, if you are looking to learn more about the body, and the way it moves, give fitness theory a try!  Contact me for more information at lawsonlangfordywca@hotmail.com or check out Mohawk College’s website for more course, as well as registration, information. Their address is www.ce.mohawkcollege.ca .

Courses begin Monday, April 16, 2012.  See you soon!


So you’d like to be a personal trainer?

The fitness field is a wonderfully rewarding, energetic, ever-changing arena!  Its no wonder people want to be a part of fitness leadership!  Did you know you can access fitness leadership training through the YWCA?  We offer, in partnership with Mohawk College, Certified Professional Trainer’s Network and The Ontario Fitness Council, an in-depth, well respected program that can help you become a personal trainer, group fitness instructor or just learn a little bit more about fitness training.  Our next round of courses begins in January.  Registration opens November 29 through Mohawk College.

Our program consists of Fitness Theory which is the base course to lay the foundation of your anatomy knowledge.  Next you can progress to either the Personal Trainer Module which will teach you advanced anatomy, program design, nutrition, and special populations, just to name a few OR you can progress to the Group Fitness Module which teaches you to build a fitness class.

Questions?  Contact Deanna Lawson-Langford at lawsonlangfordywca@hotmail.com or 905-522-9922 ext 118 for answers!

See you in January!