this is from the Silver Sneakers website:
To become a SilverSneakers group exercise class instructor, one must:
– Be at least 18 years of age.
– Maintain current CPR certification.
– Hold a two or four year degree in health, exercise science, recreation or physical activity related field or maintain a nationally recognized certification (for example, ACE, AFAA, YMCA).
– Attend a SilverSneakers instructor training workshop for the specific SilverSneakers class one would like to teach.