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Not only are continuing education credits offered at Fit Bodies. Fit Minds, but so are certification courses.  These certification courses are offered for anyone who is interested in furthering their knowledge or becoming certified in areas of fitness.  Some of the certifications offered, are:

  • CanFitPro PTS (Personal Training Specialist)
  • CanFitPro FIS (Fitness Instructor Specialist)
  • CanFitPro Standard First Aid and CPR

If you are interested in any of our certification courses, please contact us for more information or to enroll.

For more information or to sign up, please go the canfitpro.com.  Check out our Events Calendar for upcoming certification courses at Fit Bodies. Fit Minds.

Why Choose a canfitpro Certification?

A canfitpro Certified Fitness Professional demonstrates commitment to the fitness industry and shows a high standard of competency and ability.

As a leader in the future of Canadian fitness, a canfitpro Certified Fitness Professional provides a reliable source of fitness knowledge and safe, effective exercise for all levels of exercisers.

Achieving this standard of excellence makes a canfitpro Certified Fitness Professional competitive and in high demand for employment across the country.

Continuous training shows a dedication to self-improvement and a commitment to providing motivation and information for all participants.

Known for quality and enthusiasm, a canfitpro Certified Fitness Professional establishes a benchmark for excellence and education in the fitness industry.

Taught by canfitpro’s team of PRO Trainers (professional trainers) across Canada, canfitpro is the industry leader in accessible, attainable, affordable, and high-quality fitness certification. Recognized across Canada and around the world, you too can be a part of Canada’s largest organization of fitness professionals.


 Personal Training Specialist Certification

REGISTRATION: Register online at canfitpro

COURSE DESCRIPTION: The Personal Training Specialist Course is a comprehensive in-class and online course designed to increase your knowledge and confidence level to train clients in a one-on-one or small group (2-3 people) setting. The course consists of on-line and in-class learning. The online course has been developed to provide an excellent online learning experience covering topics such as anatomy, biomechanics, and physiology. The comprehensive in-class course covers a wide range of topics preparing you for the exams and the career of a personal trainer!

DETAILS: Check out our events calendar for upcoming dates for this course.

If you are interested in the education that we offer, please contact us.




We are now offering CPR courses. Sign up to learn this valuable lifesaving skill. Whether it is for personal knowledge, work related, or for the fitness field, there are many options for you to choose from. These courses will increase your knowledge to perform CPR in any emergency situation.

  • CPR Level A – Teaches ability to perform CRP on adults in an emergency
  • CPR Level A/AED – Training incorporating techniques used for safe AED use
  • CPR Level C – Increases your knowledge and confidence to perform CPR on adults, children and infants in an emergency.


Fitness Instructor Specialist Certification Course

This is a comprehensive 25-hour course that will increase your knowledge and confidence level to lead a group fitness class to music.

Topics include:

  • Aspects of fitness, wellness and basic training principles
  • Fitness theory: skeletal, muscular, neurological, cardiovascular and pulmonary systems
  • Kinesiology/anatomy in action and bioenergetics
  • Components of a fitness class from the warm-up to the cool-down
  • Musicality: phrasing, cueing and appropriate music selection
  • Leadership and motivation skills
  • Special populations and injuries

A Certified Fitness Instructor Specialist Provides:

  • A dynamic fitness class that is safe and fun to join
  • Exercise modifications for various levels of participants
  • A motivational exercise environment
  • A variety of class formats (step, low impact, boxing, muscle conditioning)
  • Effective exercise demonstration and instruction
  • Support and encouragement for all participants