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Group Exercise Instructor

Posted March 19, 2023

Los Angeles Athletic Club
Los Angeles, CA
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$18.00 per hour

About This Job


For more than 141 years, The Los Angeles Athletic Club has remained dedicated to its mission of providing for the body, mind and spirit of its members. Our private club includes state-of-the-art athletic and spa facilities, award-winning restaurants, bars, luxury meeting, conference, and hotel rooms, and an array of social, business, and athletic events.

Come join our team! The Club has an immediate opening for an energetic, outgoing and customer service oriented individual to fill the position of Group Exercise Instructor to conduct group classes for members and guest; designing choreography and leading, instructing, and motivating class participants. This position also provides excellent service to members and guests in a safe, enjoyable, and positive environment that promotes wellness; taking initiative to assist member improve their lives and connect with each other.

Conduct Efficient Fitness Classes

  • Conduct classes professionally and focus on the wellbeing and quality of service to our members and guests.
  • Manage time effectively to ensure classes begin and end on scheduled time.
  • Acclimate class participants in a welcoming demeanor; introduce yourself, assess if any new members are in class, announce class difficulty level, and explain class structure prior to starting class.
  • Ensure participants can follow instructions; use loud, clear voice, and easy and clear hand/arm directives.
  • Adhere to the description of the class; modify intensity only when appropriate and avoid teaching any contra indicated exercises.
  • Inform and educate participants while teaching the class on proper form and fitness relevant information.
  • Use appropriate music; keep volume at a level that allows you to be heard easily, use music that is not offensive or unpleasant.
  • Be a role model to participants; be aware class participant’s abilities; give individual attention where necessary, always project a friendly, outgoing, helpful manner to all members and guests always; communicate with members and guests in a positive manner, encouraging their fitness goals and remaining aware of their comfort level.

Perform Program Responsibilities Accurately and Timely

  • You must sign-in and document attendance of class participation.
  • Every shift, check your individual file folder for athletic updates and supervisor communication.
  • Weekly check the group exercise schedule; communicate any anticipated changes to your supervisor in advance.
  • Follow the guidelines for class substitution that is documented in the Group Exercise Manual.
  • Communicate member feedback, equipment, and operational issues to your supervisor as soon as possible.
  • Effectively resolve customer concerns; take accountability, listen to member’s point of view, remain calm, offer solutions.

Education, Licenses, Certification, and/or Essential Qualifications

  • Ideal: Minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in position of Group Exercise Instructor
  • Required: Must have technical knowledge and skills required to perform and teach a group class or mind/body class.
  • Required: Valid Group Certification in AFAA, ACE, NETA OR NASM.
  • Required: CPR / First Aid Certification
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • At least 18 years of age

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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Los Angeles Athletic Club

431 W 7th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90014

(213) 625-2211

72 Room Hotel

The Los Angeles Athletic Club is a private club in Downtown Los Angeles that also houses a boutique hotel on the top three floors of the 12-story historic landmark building. A stay at a historic private club is an entirely unique experience. Collapse onto cool cotton sheets after a rigorous workout in the Athletic Club or a game of squash. Rejuvenate in our spa with a steam or massage, and indulge in one of our signature cocktails offered at our award-winning bar, Invention.