Professional Certifications & Trainings

host certification courses and continuing education trainings for fitness professionals

Enhance your career! As a community leader in health and wellness, the St. Cloud Area Family YMCA is proud to host certification courses for fitness professionals. Check back often for new opportunities.

Certification Trainings

Certification (HKC)

Hardstyle Kettlebell

Certification (HKC)

How to master the essentials of kettlebell lifting—and dramatically advance your skills as a personal trainer or coach

  • St Cloud, MN
  • Oct 22, 2023
  • St Cloud Family YMCA
  • with Master RKC Andrea DuCane

Master the essentials of kettlebell lifting by learning the principles of Hardstyle training. At this 8-hour instructor course, you will learn the most effective, safe, and efficient ways to use, teach and coach the basic kettlebell lifts starting with the Swing, Get-Up, and Goblet Squat. During this hands-on course, you will be both coached and will coach others, to facilitate your learning process.


Continuing Education Credits (CEC) Trainings

Certification (HKC)

Strength, Hill and Power

2-Hour CEC Workshop

Sunday, June 11th, 2023
9:00am to 11:00am
Cost: $60

Creating a Journey Ride

4-Hour CEC Workshop

Sunday, June 11th, 2023
12:00 to 4:00 pm
Cost: $109

Spinning Instructor Certification

4-Hour CEC Workshop

Saturday, June 10th, 2023
8:30 am to 5:30 pm
Cost: $355

Fitness Orientation

A free benefit for members to help you set and achieve your goals
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Group Exercise Classes

Join the fun and accomplish your goals with more than 80 group exercise classes!
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