Pre & Postnatal Fitness Specialist Certification

Pre & Postnatal Fitness Specialist Certification

Pre & Postnatal FitnessInfofit has proudly teamed up with Melanie Osmack of Fit 4 Two® to offer the Pre & Postnatal Fitness Specialist Certification. Melanie Osmack, is the founder of Fit 4 Two® and has taught pre and postnatal fitness classes in her community since 2003.  A certified Pre & Postnatal Fitness Specialist, she has designed a curriculum that is powerful in both information and in practical applications. Students can expect the latest guidelines and research as well as practical tips from an instructor who has the honour of working with new moms and moms-to-be on a daily basis.

Pre & Postnatal Fitness Specialist Certification

Pre Natal Certification Home Study Distance Education

This Pre and Postnatal Fitness Specialist (PPFS) Certification Program prepares certified fitness instructors (land and aquatic) and personal trainers to work with this specialized population.  This 16-hour course is taken by home study/distance education.

What you will Learn:
•    Prenatal anatomy & physiology
•    Current prenatal & postnatal fitness guidelines
•    How to choose safe and effective strength training exercises for pre and postnatal women
•    How to choose safe and effective core exercises for pre and postnatal women
•    How to design a successful pre/post natal fitness classes
•    How to design a successful pre/postnatal personal training programs

Step One: Read Current Fit 4 Two® Pre & Postnatal Fitness Specialist Certification Course Manual (sent by email)
Step Two: Successfully complete (80%+)  six related assignments
Step Three: Successfully complete (80%+) the Fit 4 Two® Pre & Postnatal Fitness Specialist Certification exam (closed book).  This exam can be with an approved proctor in your own community.  Please note that any expenses related to a local proctor are the responsibility of the student.

IMPORTANT: If you are taking this course for knowledge or Continuing Education Credits and do not need a certification, you do not need to take the exam.  Please note that most insurance companies require a certification.

Who can take the Pre & Postnatal Fitness Specialist Certification course? Anyone who has a sincere interest in the subject matter is welcome.  Although the focus is on fitness, a variety of health & wellness providers (registered massage therapists, physiotherapists, yoga instructors, Pilates instructors etc) attend the course for continuing education.

Who can be certified as a Pre & Postnatal Fitness Specialist? 

Fit 4 Two® requires proof of certification as either a group fitness (land or water) instructor or personal trainer.

CEC's: BCRPA 16, CMT 14, AFLCA 14, MFC 12, SPRA 12

$320.00

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