Recent Certification/Training Group Reviews

Studio M Education: Pilates and Gyrotonic

Madeline Black's certification program is outstanding. After being a Pilates practitioner and student for more than 20 years, I chose to be educated through Madeline's course because of her attention to biomechanics and her standards of expectation. It was an inconvenient choice for me, traveling hu... more
by Layla Khashoggi 1111 days ago

American Council on Exercise (ACE)

There is a lot of status associated with obtaining a certification from a NCCA accredited organization. Certainly these organizations promote themselves as superior. However, I think NCCA has done a disservice to the certification industry by only permitting written exams (or by calling a video wi... more
by Mary Yoke 1111 days ago


BEST COMPANY EVER! I am an affiliate for TRX and Certified Instructor. I love my job of Personal Training and over 80% of it is TRX!

YogaFit Training Systems Worldwide, Inc.

I have absolutely loved my Journey with Yogafit. I have taken all of the 200hr requirements and am now on the 500hr and 300hr Therapy path. I'm always looking forward to my next training. Kris Gresham, Or
by Kris Myers 1111 days ago

American Council on Exercise (ACE)

Getting certified by ACE was the best business decision I have ever made!

Aerobics & Fitness Association of America (AFAA)

I enjoy that AFAA has you do a workshop to certify... hands on training is essential. I DO think that AFAA should offer more in regards to structuring group fitness classes (see the All Star Presenter Camp from Powder Blue) as either an option or a requirement... that could round it out and make it... more
by Melanie Bolen 1112 days ago

American Council on Exercise (ACE)

ACE is a great organization to certify as a Personal Trainer. I've been certified for 2yrs now and I've enjoyed the process. I felt that the study materials as well as the online and phone support available to me were awesome! The ACE name is very popular in the fitness industry so I have no regr... more
by Robert Gallegos 1112 days ago

Powder Blue Production (PB11)

I love the trainings from Powder Blue. Turbo Kick and PiYo are a blast to teach, and the All Star Instructor camp is valuable to any group ex instructor, no matter what format you teach. Highly recommended :-)
by Melanie Bolen 1112 days ago

American Council on Exercise (ACE)

I am also cetified for 22 years as an ACE Cert. group fitness instructor. I agree that the certification now is harder to keep up needing .5 more CEC's. I also think though that it is one of the most widely recognized certifications you can have. These days specialty training seems to be the thin... more
by Kathryn Adams 1112 days ago

National Exercise & Sports Trainers Assn. (NESTA)

NESTA certification board or staff are not up to standard considering that they claim to be a national fitness training certification. I found that whenever you need to call and ask a question or inquire about certification details etc,. it is very hard to talk to someone, and when you get through, ... more
by Abdelhak Chegri 1112 days ago


If you want to be the best in the field for prenatal and postnatal fitness, then take a Stroller Strides, Fit 4 Baby, or Body Back training. I am certified in 2 of these programs and not only has my business benefited from adding these programs, but the knowledge I have gained for myself as well as... more
by Brandi Dockett 1112 days ago


All trainings offered by Stroller Strides are so complete, professional, fun and educational...highly recommended!
by Farel Hruska 1112 days ago

Romana Pilates

To be able to train with Romana for my certification and for many continuing ed seminars was an absolute privilege and honor for which I will always be grateful. She was trained by Joseph Pilates himself from the time she was 17 years old, and his wife Clara entrusted Romana with continuing his lif... more
by Peggy Roache 1112 days ago

American Council on Exercise (ACE)

Did my CEC's through IDEA Magazine. It was great because I read the magazine ( which is very informative) and got credit! Easy accept the website is a bit confusing.
by Lynn Anderson 1112 days ago

Spencer Institute

I very convinient to take courses with them...i have a great experience and they are so accommodating...and trainings are really so great...really learned a lot from them....i would recommend course from them specially with the Wellness and Coaching programs....
by MF De Hoyos 1125 days ago

Kickboxing Fitness Institute (KFI)

Erik Marshall and the
Erik Marshall and the Kickboxing Fitness Institute deliver a high-energy, fun, and real workout using true kickboxing fitness techniques and proper form. Avoid injury and give your clients a taste of REAL kickboxing.
by Andrew Neitlich 1147 days ago

Boxing Fitness Institute (BFI)

Tony Spain has developed an
Tony Spain has developed an incredible system for teaching and training people in boxing fitness. Fitness professionals from 40 countries around the world have adopted Tony's system. It is fun, provides an incredible workout, and is safe. People rave about it. Personally, I lost a lot of weight and ... more
by Andrew Neitlich 1147 days ago

Family Safety and Self-Defense Institute (FSI)

Great program! Learn from a US Marine and world-class martial arts expert about how to stay safe, even with no martial arts training. The videos lead you through how to train others, and makes everything step-by-step and simple.
by Andrew Neitlich 1147 days ago

Agility Training Institute (ATI)

This is a phenomenal
This is a phenomenal training program! Rich has developed a 4-phase warm up and neuro-muscular activation program that is used by top athletes to help them get stronger, faster, and more agile -- safely and without risk of injury. He also emphasizes mechanics and how to set up the right workout for ... more
by Andrew Neitlich 1147 days ago

Aerobics & Fitness Association of America (AFAA)

As an AFAA Fitness
As an AFAA Fitness Practitioner, Primary Examiner and now a CEU Provider (Certifications started in 1995), I've been blessed to meet so many wonderful people throughout the years, both AFAA Specialist and those coming into the Fitness Industry. Never stop learning and adding to your knowledge and AF... more
by Lisa Lorraine Taylor 1151 days ago