Our 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 can be taken in class or by distance education.
CECS: 16 BCRPA, 14 CMT, 12 AFLCA, 12 MFC, 12 SPRA
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
The Instructor, 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 honor of working with new moms and moms-to-be on a daily basis.
Learn more about the certification process here.
"Thank you so much for the excellent course and useful information that I am already sharing with my pregnant or postpartum friends."
-Ema G., PPFS Student