Fitness Certifications »
Continuing Education »
Professional Resources »
About ACE »
ACE Store »
Sales and Promotions »
ACE Partner Account »
Need Help? Call Us » (888) 825‑3636
Follow ACE on
  • Group Fitness Instructor Study Programs

Group Fitness Instructor Study Programs

ACE Personal Study Programs ACE offers three easy-to-follow study programs to ensure you're well-prepared for your certification exam—Pro Advantage, Pro Plus and Pro Essentials. Pro Advantage is our most comprehensive experience, with engaging videos, podcasts and expert-led webinars that delve deeper into the core concepts of group fitness, so you're better prepared to lead any class with confidence.

Study at your own pace with our all-new, interactive, digital learning experience that takes you step-by-step through the fundamentals of exercise programming, class design, music selection, teaching strategies, engagement and motivation techniques and much more, so you will be empowered to teach any format, from high-intensity circuit training to restorative yoga. Learn More About the Career »

If you’re an active or prior U.S. military member, you are eligible to receive a 20% discount. Call us at (888) 825-3636 for more information. Cannot be combined with other offers.

Choose Your Study Program

Pro Advantage $785 $499 Save $286

Make every class world-class

Elevate your instruction with Pro Advantage, our most robust study program, which builds on the Pro Essentials content by delving deeper into the core concepts of group fitness instruction, bringing them to life with engaging videos, podcasts, expert-led webinars and interactive learning activities. You’ll get the opportunity to build class plans and complete scenario-based learning activities. You will also learn how to hone your in-class feedback skills and program for low back health, while mastering new class formats and gaining strategies for applying the ACE Integrated Fitness Training® Model to group fitness—so you can create world-class experiences that exceed client expectations in any modality of group fitness that ignites your passion.

ADD TO MY CART
Pro Plus $555 $349 Save $206

Elevate every movement experience

Featuring both an eBook and hard copy version of the new ACE Group Fitness Instructor Handbook, the Pro Plus option is a practical, applied study experience designed to take you step-by-step through the theory and practical application of exercise programming, class design, music selection, teaching strategies, and engagement and motivation techniques. In addition to the handbook, you will have full access to the ACE Digital Classroom, the ACE Resource Center and much more.

ADD TO MY CART
Pro Essentials $495 $299 Save $196

Be prepared for any class

Created in collaboration with leading instructors in the group fitness space, the all-new ACE Group Fitness Instructor study program is a practical, applied study experience designed to serve as a comprehensive resource for both new and veteran instructors. Featuring the new ACE Group Fitness Instructor Handbook, the Pro Essentials option will take you step-by-step through the theory and practical application of exercise programming, class design, music selection, teaching strategies, engagement and motivation techniques and more, so you can create memorable movement experiences in every class.

ADD TO MY CART

View Individual Study Materials

Group Fitness Instructor Certification Exam

If you already have extensive background in group fitness, including an in-depth knowledge in exercise programming and class design, leading memorable and inclusive movement experiences, and providing progressions, regressions, and other modifications to ensure participant safety and success, you can elect to take the exam without purchasing any of the study materials. Find out more about the exam and our eligibility requirements by clicking below.
Learn More »

Get Help From The Experts

Our team of experts is available Monday-Friday, 5 a.m. to 6 p.m. (PST) to help you choose a study program or answer your questions about the ACE Group Fitness Instructor Certification. Reach out to us by phone at (888) 825-3636, email or Live Chat.
Check Out Our FAQs »