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What You Can Do With This Course:


  • CrossFit
  • Boot Camp
  • Sports Conditioning
  • LesMills BODYPUMP
  • Group Strength 


  • TRX
  • Kettlebell Conditioning
  • ViPR
  • BOSU
  • SandBells


  • Indoor Cycling
  • Kickboxing
  • Step
  • Aqua Fitness
  • Mixed Martial Arts  


  • Zumba
  • Pole Fitness
  • Hip-Hop
  • Bollywood-Inspired
  • Barre



  • Yoga
  • Pilates
  • Stretching
  • Orange Theory


GFI Business: 

  • Class Design
  • Social Media
  • Pricing & Packaging
  • Accounting System
  • Time Management
  • Room Setup


7 Steps To Success

From Aspiring Group Fitness Instructor to Confident, Qualified, Certified, and Educated Group Fitness Instructor. 

Module 1: Getting Started

  • Study Plan 
  • NASM & ACE
  • Course Goals
  • Industry Overview
  • Studying Strategies

Module 2: Exercise Science

  • Human Anatomy
  • Muscle Groups
  • Exercise Plan Creation
  • Common Injuries
  • Bioenergetics

Module 3: Advanced Nutrition

  • Caloric Need
  • Meal Frequency
  • Diet Myths & Fads
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Meal Plan Creation

Module 4: GFI Business

  • Brand Building
  • Business Forms
  • FB/Instagram Ads
  • Pricing
  • Goals & Budgeting

Module 5: Human Behavior

  • Teaching Skills
  • 5 Star Service
  • Assessments
  • Class Components
  • Building Community

Module 6: Human Behavior

  • Goal Setting
  • Habits
  • Coaching
  • Program Adherence
  • Decision Making

Module 7: Real World Applications

  • Teaching 101
  • Injury Work-Arounds
  • Room Setup
  • Class Formats
  • Format Demonstrations

Become an AFAA or ACE Certified Group Fitness Instructor! Make your dream of becoming a Group Fitness Instructor happen. Get all the tools you need to launch a successful business in the group fitness industry! 

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1,000 Success Stories And Counting...

"Body Design University has been a game changer for me. When I decided to leave my 9-5 and pursue a career doing something I was passionate about, I knew I wanted to start by elevating my knowledge in the fitness industry. I have been active in the fitness world for over 10 years and BDU helped me to decipher the common misconceptions that run rampant in the industry."  

Natalia Marrero - Alpharetta, GA 

"As someone who is looking to start a franchise and change the lives of others, this is the place to do it. The tools are given, plus more, to turn dreams into a reality! The gifting curveballs and reasurance, YOU CAN'T GET THIS KIND OF LOVE ANYWHERE ELSE! I give nothing but praise! Thank you, and GOD BLESS BDU!"

Dante Wells - Elmsburg, NY 

"Because of this class, I was able to interview with confidence like never before and demonstrate the knowledge I gained through the course. I went from a Body Design graduate, to Certified, to getting an offer at a gym all within a few months. I never could've done this without my amazing new family!"

Jada Henderson - Marietta, GA 


"My time at Body Design University was a complete game-changer. If you are someone who's not only looking to get your Certification but also learn the business side of the industry, this course is for you." 

Dale Parducci - New York, NY 

"Just blown away by the amount of content - educational and business tools provided that will put me on the path to success with my business. I feel so blessed for this opportunity." 

Venus Moore - Los Angeles, CA 

"This program is no joke. You learn way more in this program than you gain through a year of nutritional/anatomy classes. I came thinking I was only going to get a couple tips on business and training. I was wrong." 

Abisai Andrade - Chatsworth, GA 

Get your Group Fitness Instructor Certification along with the tools necessary to have a thriving business. Receive the Body Design University Credential and an AFAA or ACE Group Fitness Certification!

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Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible. Are you ready to make your Group Fitness Career & business goals visible?