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Job Title: Fitness Instructor

Job Summary: We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Fitness Instructor to join our team. The Fitness Instructor will be responsible for leading group fitness classes, creating personalized workout plans for clients, and providing exceptional customer service to members. The ideal candidate will have a passion for fitness and a desire to help others achieve their health and wellness goals.


  • Lead group fitness classes, including but not limited to yoga, Pilates, and cardio workouts
  • Create personalized workout plans for clients based on their fitness goals and abilities
  • Provide exceptional customer service to members, including answering questions and addressing concerns
  • Maintain a clean and organized fitness studio
  • Stay up-to-date on industry trends and best practices in fitness


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Certification in group fitness instruction (e.g. ACE, NASM, AFAA)
  • Experience leading group fitness classes
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to motivate and inspire clients to achieve their fitness goals
  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends as needed

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to lift and move equipment weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to demonstrate exercises and movements for clients


  • Competitive salary
  • Health and dental insurance
  • 401(k) plan with employer match
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Opportunities for professional development and advancement

If you are passionate about fitness and helping others achieve their health and wellness goals, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity!

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Fitness Instructor

What is the best way to find and hire a Fitness Instructor near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Fitness Instructor applicants. Employers posting their Fitness Instructor job on Indeed get about 12 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Fitness Instructor applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Fitness Instructor are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 13 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 7 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Fitness Instructor positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Fitness Instructor role?
SMS has 81% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Fitness Instructor job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Fitness Instructors are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 159% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Fitness Instructor applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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