Class Description

Positive Psychology: Introduces the concept of wellness and provides strategies to develop a healthy lifestyle. Students explore stress-management, self-responsibility, physical fitness, nutrition, and social interaction, relationship between feelings and thinking and rationale for holistic health alternatives.

Fitness Leadership: This course focuses on applying the principles of group fitness instruction through practical demonstrations that incorporate the professional skills and expectations required of group fitness leaders. Topics include class design, music, cueing and effective leadership as well as safety concepts in relation to group exercise. Students will practice and demonstrate effective group fitness leadership skills by conducting group fitness classes. Completion of this course prepares students to challenge the OFC and Canfitpro Fitness Instructor Certification exam.

Notes

  • Textbook is provided
  • Fitness classes are held in the college gym (students will have access to facilities during class time)
  • Gym clothes and footwear are required

Schedule

MON TUES WED THURS FRIDAY
9:00-12:00 Psych
12:30-3:30 Fitness

Campus Information

Doon Campus

    • Doon Campus 299 Doon Valley Drive Kitchener, ON
    • DRIVING: You should park in the ‘Orange’ Parking Lots (#1, 3, 4).  You will receive a FREE parking pass.
    • TRANSIT: Use GRT Trip Planner.  The best stop is 1732 – Conestoga College Doon Campus – Door 3