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AFAA Group Exercise Instructor Prep-Course


Learn how to lead effective and exhilarating group exercise classes! This course will give you the tools, practice, and skills you need to take your passion for fitness to the next level. With over 20 hours of hands-on practice, you will be more than ready to help others reach their fitness goals.

Course Info

September 21st - November 20th, 2020 (Class meetings TBD)

Course Includes:

• AFAA-GFI Accredited Exam

• AFAA-GFI Re-test Voucher

• Textbook

• Online Resources 

Information Sessions


Registration Opens 

Registration Closes 

August 20th, 2020

September 16th, 2020

Course Rates 

TXST Student/Faculty/Staff

*San Marcos Community



*Virtual option only


NASM Personal Training Prep-Course


Learn the fundamentals and skills to become a personal trainer from one of the top certification agencies in the world!

Spring 2020 Course Information

This course will be meeting every Sunday and Thursday from 3:00-5:00 PM starting February 16-April 30, 2020. Class will not be held on March 15, 19 and 22 due to Spring Break. 

Course Includes:

• NASM-CPT Accredited Exam

• NASM-CPT Re-test Voucher

• Textbook

• Premium Online Resources

Info Sessions

Thursday, January 30th, 2020 – 3:30 – 5:30 pm

Thursday, February 6th, 2020 – 3:30 – 5:30 pm

Registration Dates

Registration Opens 

Registration Closes 

Tuesday, January 21st, 2020

Tuesday, February 11th,2020

Course Rates






If you are interested in employment with Fitness & Wellness at Campus Recreation as a nationally certified personal trainer or nationally certified group fitness instructor, check Jobs4Cats for available positions.

Not nationally certified yet? See above to learn more about our NASM and AFAA Prep Courses!

View our Personal Trainer Job Description HERE

View our Group Fitness Instructor Job Description HERE


To contact the Fitness & Wellness team, email: