Hi. I am trying to change career fields. I originally went to college for chemistry and have a full time job in the chemistry field. But I also have a fitness training background and have started with my own business where I combine small group fitness and martial arts training together. It is through this that I’ve found where my true passion lies. I would like to get out of the chemistry field and work in fitness full time. I would like to get a personal trainer job to replace my chemist job. But my question is, with my own group fitness business, how do I approach applying for a personal trainer job in a gym when I have my own business? How do I address concerns that I may try to lure customers into leaving their gym and coming to my facility? That is not my intention of course.
From your profile it looks as if you are not yet certified as a Personal Trainer. This is something to consider
I know many trainers who teach group classes at gyms/studios and have their own personal training clients elsewhere, either at home or another gym.
Define what is ethically correct and you will do fine.
If you have your own facility, why do you need to work at someone else’s gym?