Yoga Instructor Tuesdays at 8:30 am with a potential to Sub other yoga classes. The Group Exercise Instructor – Yoga is responsible to lead group exercise classes in a safe and effective manner.
Is prepared to teach the assigned class by establishing and announcing the class format and design • All equipment and music is appropriate for the class • All classes taught include a warm up, main body, and cool down (warm down-water classes) and stretch • Keeps classes fresh by incorporating new music, and exercises or movements patterns to classes • Knows YMCA emergency procedures • Knows location of First Aid and AED equipment • Reports all incidents/injuries to supervisor or MOD • Fills out an incident report before leaving the building • Responsible to leave the room in a clean and orderly condition, ensuring that all equipment is turned off and returned to appropriate storage areas, and exercise mats and bikes are wiped down • Works cooperatively with supervisor and fellow instructors as part of a fitness team and demonstrates a team spirit by substituting for other instructors when available • Speaks positively about other instructors to members and is knowledgeable about the group exercise program in order to recommend classes to members based on their abilities and/or interests • Acts as an ambassador for the YMCA, connecting members by learning their names • Adhere to policies related to boundaries with consumers • Attend/complete required abuse risk management training • Adhere to procedures related to managing high-risk activities and supervising consumers • Follow mandated reporting requirements • Adhere to job specific abuse risk management responsibilities
Must have a 200 hour Yoga RYT from Yoga Alliance OR Must have a Primary Group Exercise Certification + a yoga specialty certification • Currently holds a Registered Yoga Trainer Certification (RYT) along with current membership • And/or has an NCCA certified yoga credential as well as an NCCA Group Ex certification • Shows proficiency with excellent instruction and fluidity of movements and poses • Must be able to instruct to all ability levels with proper modifications • Instructors hold a current CPR/AED, First Aid, Child Abuse Prevention and BBP certification • Excellent member service skills • Excellent knowledge of human anatomy, kinesiology, & physiology • Marketing and sales ability • Computer skills involving Microsoft Office and email • Desire for health, wellness, and fitness promotion • Ability to perform under stress and reach deadlines • Excellent time management skills • Personal passion for health and fitness
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand or walk the majority of the class; the employee is frequently required to push, pull, balance, bend, twist, squat, kneel and reach; the employee must frequently lift and or move objects up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and or move objects up to 50 pounds. The employee is regularly required to see, hear and talk. The employee may be exposed to moving parts of exercise equipment and cleaning supplies (chemicals) for wiping down exercise equipment.
Pay Rate: $19 an hour
Work dates and times: Varies