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1445 Hudson St.Redwood City, CA 94061


Experience the incredible energy that only Group Exercise classes can give. Group Exercise volunteers are a part of a staff team that provides quality service to all members. Instructors lead Y members through workouts providing them with effective, fun and easy-to-follow steps. The Sequoia YMCA offers a wide array of classes including cycling, TRX, yoga, Pilates, Les Mills(tm), Zumba(r) and more!

General Duties

  • Able to teach at least 1 style of class
  • Create, develop, and present necessary components of warm-up, work phase, and cool-down for the particular class style being taught
  • Arrive a few minutes before and remain a few minutes after class in order to engage with members, answer question, and provide set-up and clean-up.
  • Completion of a satisfactory audition
  • Certifications:
    • Adult CPR with AED,
    • YMCA Healthy Lifestyle Principles (within 6 months of hire),
    • Foundations in Group Exercise (or equivalent certification with another organization)
    • Minimum one YMCA specialty certification or accredited equivalent.


  • Teaching / Instruction
  • People Skills
  • Fitness Instruction
  • Relationship Building
  • Spiritual Healing
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Audition before hire, Adult CPR & AED, YMCA Certifications
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