Latinix™ (Latin Technique Aerobics) is a group-exercise programme that combines Latin dance techniques with aerobics, kickboxing, Pilates, callanetics and other dance programmes to create an energy-packed, full-body workout that tones muscles, develops core strength, increases balance and improves cardio fitness. Posture and flexibility are key focus areas in Latinix™ classes and moves from the Cha Cha, Samba, Salsa, Jive and Rumba also form a main part of the structure.
Becoming a certified Latinix™ instructor through this course will equip you, not only to teach the Latinix™ syllabus, but will also provide you with the skills to keep your clients motivated and help them reach their personal fitness goals.
Upon completion of the course you will have a thorough understanding of Latin American dance techniques, fitness principles, class preparation and planning methods, group-class dynamics and the importance of posture, stabilization and stretching.
This is a REPSSA approved, continuing education course for which you will receive 12 CPD points.
Learn how to structure and deliver Latinix™ classes (Increase your service offering & earning potential as a certified Latinix™ instructor)
Become one of a select few in the field of dance and fitness with this expertise (Set yourself apart from the rest!)
Earn 12 CPD points
Improve your knowledge of general fitness & dance techniques
Understand group class dynamics
Instruct Latinix™ classes in commercial gyms or private studios
Work independently offering classes in your own space
How is this course presented? (Study mode & duration)
This is an online, home-study course delivered via our superior online learning platform (OPL) that has been carefully developed to enhance your learning experience.
An in-depth, 90-page manual is accessible via the OLP and can be downloaded for printing and a practical instruction video that demonstrates the entire course syllabus will be couriered upon receipt of payment for the course.
One of the course creators, a qualified Pilates instructor and an expert dance instructor specialising in Latin American, ballroom, pole and line dance, will be your designated online tutor, guiding you throughout the course and providing additional assistance should you require it.
The course fee is inclusive of:
Manual and DVD pack
Latinix™ certificate (life-time certification as a Latinix™ instructor)
Latinix™ instructor T-shirt
1 Year free listing on www.latinix.co.za
What career opportunities are available once I have completed this course? (Career paths)
Dance fitness has exploded onto the fitness scene in the last few years. Attracted by the high-energy group atmosphere, the fun, let-loose factor and the promise of a full-body workout, people are flocking to fitness facilities where they can participate in these types of classes to escape boring, conventional workouts.
As a certified fitness professional this provides a great opportunity for you to expand your service offering and increase your earning potential. With this qualification you can instruct Latinix™ classes at commercial gyms or private studios or you can work independently, offering classes in your own space.
What are the contents of this course? (Modules & chapters)
Although this course emphasises the fun-factor of dancing, it also focuses on the use of proper dance techniques in order for instructors to learn safe and effective practices that they can impart on their clients.
You will receive examples of Latinix™ classes and learn how to mix techniques and sequences in order to design unique and creative class formats.
There is a strong practical element that runs throughout the course to prepare learners for the main practical assessment.
A review of anatomy (joint movement and muscle function), as well as a discussion of healthy eating habits has also been included in order to provide trainers with a holistic perspective that is important for any fitness professional to have.
The course material is broken down as follows
General fitness and group classes
Anatomy and movement (short overview)
Class design and structure
Healthy eating habits
Management and safety
How to get started
Do I need any previous qualifications to enroll in this course? (Entry requirements)
To be accepted into certain courses you may be required to hold a prior qualification (prerequisite) or have specific skills or experience. This is important to ensure that you can learn at a certain academic level and are comfortable and confident with the course work presented.
In order to enroll in this course you should meet the following criteria:
Hold an HFPA group fitness instructor certification or equivalent
How will I be recognised once I have completed this course? (Accreditation)
Upon completion of this course you will receive an HFPA-approved Latinix™ Instructor certificate. You will also be awarded 12 CPD points from REPSSA to ensure that you remain on their register and that your ongoing education as a fitness professional is recognised in the industry.
What opportunities exist for continuing education upon completion of this course? (Further learning)
As a registered fitness professional with REPSSA you are expected to earn a certain number of CPD points per year in order to maintain professional industry standards.
We provide a number of short and continuing education courses focused on developing specific skills to help you stay up-to-date on new developments within the health and fitness industry.
Pre & Post Natal Exercise
How to Register for this Course
Thank you for choosing to do our Latinix™ course! Please refer to the below steps to guide you through the registration process.
- Select to pay the full fee or the booking fee below and click ‘Register for course’.
- Then click ‘View cart’.
- You will be redirected to our secure payment gateway where you will be required to ‘pay now’ or ‘pay later’.
This payment option will require you to pay immediately via credit card or instant EFT through PayFast’s secure payment gateway. Upon successful payment you will receive a confirmation email with a link requesting you to complete your registration.
This payment option will require you to make an EFT in to our bank account using your Order ID + Initial & Surname as a reference number. Upon placing the order you will receive an email detailing the payment instructions, together with a link requesting you to complete your registration.
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2017 Course Dates