Ultimate Checklist for Your Next Group Fitness Instructor Audition

Feb 05, 2021

Do you have an upcoming group fitness instructor audition?

Congrats! It's an exciting time! As you start to practice your routine and prep your notes, I want to make sure you are as prepared as possible. Why? Well, anything can happen at an audition... and it sure did for me.

I was working at a print shop in Orange County and told my boss that I was going to audition at 24 Hour Fitness during my lunch break. I told her that it shouldn’t take more than an hour for me to change, drive to the gym, do my audition, change back, and get back to the office - after all, I had been to dozens of auditions and had even held many group fitness auditions during my time as a regional manager for LA Fitness.

When I got to the gym, I made sure that I had my music ready, my hair looked good, my outfit was on point, and then stepped out into the parking lot. Knowing that anyone could be watching me from that point on, I smiled as I walked into the gym, checked in with the front desk, and...

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I'm a Studio Owner. Here Are 5 Non-Obvious Things I Look For When Hiring Fitness Instructors

Feb 02, 2021

Interviews and auditions look nothing like they used to pre-COVID, but they are still happening. Being prepared and knowing what your fitness manager or studio owner is looking for, is the key to getting hired. 

I’ve been a POP Pilates instructor since 2017, a POP Pilates Master Trainer since 2019, and the owner of SOAR, a fitness studio in my town.

I'm so excited to be where I am now, but none of this happened overnight. POP Pilates was the first fitness certification that I ever received. I had done POP with Cassey since 2009 and loved every single aspect of it. I knew I had to share this love with others, but rest assured, I was nervous to dive into it.

I didn’t have any ties to anyone in the fitness industry in my town so I took a receptionist job at a local cheerleading gymnasium that also held group fitness classes. The owner was so excited that I was studying for my POP Pilates Instructor Training and she promised to put POP Pilates on the...

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