National exercise workshops offered at Great River Wellness Plaza

Great River Health System and the National Exercise Trainers Association are co-sponsoring three nationally-recognized workshops at Great River Wellness Plaza for exercise professionals.

Two-day Wellness Coach Specialty Certification is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 14 and 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, March 15. The workshop will include:

  • Adult-learning concepts
  • Goal setting
  • Interpersonal communication skills
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Overcoming barriers to change
  • Theories and models of behavioral change

The workshop fee is $349 through Wednesday, Feb. 11. After that date, it will be $399.

Tires, Ropes, Squats, Oh My! will be offered from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 18. Tires, ropes and bodyweight exercises will be combined to increase power and strength in a creative, fun format. The workshop fee is $119.

Bodyweight Training is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, April 19. Learn how to use your body to boost cardiovascular and muscular fitness. These new ways to incorporate bodyweight exercises into group-fitness and personal-training sessions provide variety and results to workouts. The workshop fee is $119.

To register for any workshop, please call the National Exercise Trainers Association at (800237-6242.