Get all the support you need.
From start to finish you’ll have access to email, phone and chat support from AFAA specialists. Plus, you’ll enjoy ongoing support as part of AFAA’s extensive community of Group Fitness Instructors.
Get Started Now! You have 180 days from your enrollment date to take the certification exam. Additionally, a valid photo ID and CPR/AED certification are required at the time of your exam. For more information about the exam, click here.
The Practical Way Upon earning your GFI certification, The Practical Way will provide a strong foundation for you to build your future as a Group Fitness Instructor. These brand new post-certification activities empower you to excel in the exciting group fitness community and fully prepares you to hit the ground running with your very first class.
What’s the difference between Group Fitness and Group Exercise? Group Fitness, Group Exercise and Group Ex are different ways of describing the same thing, a wonderful community experience that makes people healthier and happier. So call it whatever you like. Our mission is to help train instructors to lead the greatest classes possible, and that’s what our Group Fitness Instructor is all about. Interested in how to become a Group Fitness Instructor? Learn more.