Zumba/Zumba Strong/U-Jam Instructors

posted by Rise Bodyworks

Located in a historic red brick building along Alameda’s bustling Park Street, Rise Bodyworks offers a newly renovated gym, an award-winning clinic offering a wide range of therapeutic and bodywork services, a Pilates studio and group fitness classes, both of which were named “Best of Alameda 2018).


At Rise Bodyworks we believe dancing, and dance-inspired exercise programs, are a fun way to get a“full body workout”. Done in correct form and posture, it has an impact on body weight, can help be heart healthy and strong, and build endurance. Rise’s dance-inspired classes will help burn hundreds of calories and give the most fun-loving exercise community you can imagine. Currently Rise Bodyworks offers Zumba, but on occasion, we will have a BollyX or U-Jam class but we are open to any and all types of dance-inspired classes and instructors, such as Cardio Hip Hop, Belly Dancing, or Cardio Salsa.

If you are a current instructor and are interested in teaching one of our classes, or being a substitute instructor for any of our dance-inspired classes, please submit your resume.

Job Description

The Rise Dance Exercise Instructor is passionate about fitness and aims to provide a setting that is fun and safe. They are responsible for educating and training members on the benefits of safe and proper exercise, while delivering quality fitness and wellness solutions that support meaningful change in people’s lives.

Group X Dance-Inspired Class Instructor must:

Have knowledge of contemporary dance fitness programs
Be confident and able to teach a class by providing clear, direct instructions/cues and offering modifications and corrections as needed
Be friendly, professional and passionate about working with Rise members and students and helping them meet their fitness goals
Is mindful of the Rise member’s time and start and end each class on time
Must help to keep the studio clean and the equipment/props in good working condition
A Group X instructor is part of a close-knit team that supports each other and shares knowledge. Participation in staff meetings, active communication and helping each other out with subbing is essential
Qualifications and Education Requirements:

Exceptional communication skills
Personable and friendly
Knowledge of fitness and safe exercise techniques
Group Exercise experience preferred, but not required
1-2 years teaching experience preferred, but not required
Training or certification in the dance-inspired program teaching
Insurance Certificate must be provided to Rise prior to teaching, and must be provided each year after renewal
Job Type: Part-time

Employment: Permanent

Beginner to Master

Date Posted: Mar 27 2019
1226 Park Street, Alameda, CA 94501

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