Thank you for choosing the Athletics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA). Being an AFAA Certified Professional has many advantages that can strengthen your career as a Zumba® Instructor. 

AFAA AND ZUMBA®. A PERFECT DUO.

SPECIAL OFFER FOR ZUMBA® CONVENTION 2019 ATTENDEES

*Offers exclude Group Fitness Instructor Certification. Pre-conference attendees will not receive certification upon completion of workshop.
 International orders cannot be purchased online. Phone orders only. 

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$99 Zumba® Pre-Conference Workshop*
Includes registration to AFAA's Group Fitness Instructor Live Workshop (regularly $199). 
Certification not provided.

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$249 Zumba® Pre-Conference Workshop Bundle*
Includes registration to AFAA’s Group Fitness Instructor Live Workshop, PLUS:

  • AFAA's Group Fitness Instructor (GFI) Premium Self-Study online content
  • Accredited Certification Exam
  • Study guide
  • Technique and lecture videos
  • Practice exam
  • Practical Way
  • Phone, email and chat support
  • Free American Fitness Magazine subscription
  • Pro discounts
  • Exclusive NASM discounts
  • GFI Textbook
  • Learning Activities 
  • Laerning FlashCards
  • Free Certification Exam Retest
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To speak with an AFAA Program Advisor call (800) 446-2322 

With the AFAA Group Fitness Instructor Certification, you will: 

  1. Understand the fundamental scientific principles that makes group exercise like Zumba® and STRONG by Zumba work
  2. Enhance the safety of your classes by understanding injury prevention, pre-existing conditions, special populations, and appropriate emergency response if needed
  3. Further develop essential skills of class leadership that will keep class participants coming back again and again


Zumba® Pre-Conference Workshop
AFAA Group Fitness Instructor
July 24, 2019 | STARTING AT NOON
One hour lunch break (lunch on your own)
Orange County Convention Center
9899 International Drive - South Building
Orlando, FL 32819

Topics to be covered include: 

  • How to design, choreograph and teach a group fitness class.
  • Essentials of exercise and physiology.
  • Training on modalities, aquatic exercise, kick-boxing, circuit training, dance, yoga and pilates.
  • Foundations of nutrition and weight management.
  • How to adapt for special populations, like pregnant and senior participants.
  • Business skills and professional responsibilities.