Fitness Workshops


Rec Sports Fitness Workshops are designed to meet specific health and fitness needs. These workshops are ideal for athletes of all levels.

NASM Certified Personal Trainer Prep Course

NASM CPT Certification is nationally recognized and one of the most highly regarded certification in the personal training industry. NASM’s training systems and methodologies represent the “gold standard” in fitness and its Optimum Performance Training (OPT) Model is the industry’s first comprehensive training program based on current scientific research.

Our 12-week program will be taught by a highly experienced NASM Certified Personal Trainer. You will learn the basics of anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, nutrition, behavioral coaching, and how to design a program specific to your clients’ needs and abilities to help them achieve their goals safely and effectively. Not only will the course prepare you for the certification exam, the course will provide hands-on-practice and shadowing opportunities in the RSF weight room.

Included in this course are the following:
Textbook, online content, in-class instruction, NASM Certified Personal Trainer Exam (after taking and successfully passing this exam, you will be a NASM-CPT).

If you’re interested in our one-year mentor program and personal training job opportunities you must complete the course.

Price: Member – $870 / Non-member – $975

Instructor: Heather Lockwood

Dates Days Time Action
Not currently offered.


Note: No Class on Tue 3/26, Thu 3/28

Location:RSF 3rd Floor Conference Room

For more information please contact: Robbie Earle at  or 510-643-2316.

NASM Nutrition Specialist Prep Course

Learn how to become a Fitness Nutrition Specialist with our certification prep course. We’ll give you the tools to teach your clients how to interpret labels, select appropriate portion size, and eat healthy. Your instructor will also cover topics concerning weight loss and management, metabolism, and food choices that impact fitness goals. Class will meet once a week for six weeks and is open to anyone interested in nutrition.

Course Includes: Meal planner, Quizzes, eBook, Online Course, Exam, and Client Hand-outs

Price: Member – $485 / Non-member – $485

Instructor: Robbie Earle

Dates Days Time Action
Not currently offered.


Note: No Class on Wed 3/27

Location: RSF 3rd Floor Conference Room

Acrobatic Yoga

Let’s take your yoga poses to the next level with this fun interactive workshop. This four-week workshop, meeting once per week, will teach you the fundamentals of acrobatic yoga, also known as, flying yoga. Participants are not required to register with a partner, but why not share the experience with your friend.

Price: Member – $65 / Non-Member – $85

Dates Days Times Action
Not currently offered.


NASM Fitness Nutrition Specialization Certification Course

The NASM Fitness Nutrition Specialist (FNS)—Pave the Way for a Lifelong Journey of Health! Fight the obesity epidemic with the power of food! You do not need to be NASM-CPT certified to take this course.

  • Teach clients how to interpret labels, select appropriate portion sizes, and eat healthy
  • Boost their reputation, career, and client base as the go-to expert on nutrition and diet
  • Educate clients about nutrition’s critical role in weight loss and management
  • Illustrate how energy balance, caloric needs, activity, metabolism, and food choices impact fitness goals
  • Provide clients with valuable handout materials, product discounts, menu planners, and online resources

Course Includes: Meal Planner, Quizzes, eBook, Online Course, Exam, Client Hand-outs

Price: $500

Dates Days Times Action
Not currently offered.

Location: RSF (meet at the front desk)

For more information please contact: Robbie Earle at  or 510-643-2316.

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