Rachel Seay, BCRPA Group Fitness Leader & Educator, has been certifying Indoor Cycling Instructors since 2004. Since that time, she has certified over 1000 instructors across Canada. Her passion is to deliver engaging, educational, and idea-based courses and workshops.
“Just wanted to say I’m so glad that I took your class! I just taught my very first spin class and it went great! I got lots of positive feedback and participants even asked me when and where else I was teaching! I was so nervous but I ended up having so much fun with all the different games and drills and the hour just flew by! I loved it. Thanks so much for all your great tips and helpful advice, I really appreciate it!”Lisa , BCPRA Certified Fitness Leader
About the Course
The newly updated 8 Hour BCRPA & CFES Approved Certification Course will give you the skills you require to teach your own cycling classes with enthusiasm.
The Course Covers: Music, Playlists, Cueing, Coaching, Drills, Motivation, Drills, Choreography, Bike Safety, Bike Set Up, Biomechanics, and so much more!
This course has been taken by over 1000 instructors in British Columbia in the past 17 years. Rachel is continually updating the course manual to keep the information up-to-date and full of educational material to help you be the best instructor you can be.
Inner Fit is following all proper protocol to teach this course in a safe space.
“I loved Rachel’s Indoor Cycling Certification Course. I heard about her from references at my local gym and participating in her class was a great experience hands down. I would definitely recommend her to anyone. Awesome teacher!”Conner Sudbury, BCRPA Certified Group Fitness Leader, Ladner, BC.
About Rachel Seay
Rachel began her career as a Group Fitness Leader with the BCRPA in 1999. She was first certified in Indoor Cycling with Reebok at the Fitness Group in Vancouver and continued her education at Langara College and the University of British Columbia, specializing in Kinesiology (Exercise Science).
Her passion for Indoor Cycling led to numerous certifications including Keiser, Power Pacing, Spinning, Madd Dog Athletics, and Schwinn (to name a few).
As an educator, Rachel has always felt it was important to continue her own education so she can provide the best quality of content in her own courses.
20+ years later, you will still find her at her own fitness studio (Inner Fit Studios) passionately teaching her Indoor Cycling Classes with a love for helping her community stay active and fit.
When you participate in a course with Rachel, you will quickly learn so still loves to help new instructors get started in their careers and is always available to help when it’s needed.
“As a fitness professional, I am always upgrading my skills and knowledge with numerous courses. By far, Rachel’s spin instructor course was one of the best courses I’ve ever taken because she makes so much valuable information and support available to her participants. Her knowledge and experience in spin instruction is vast and she shares it in a relaxed, fun, and professional manner. Rachel’s course resources are extensive and really help anyone interested in teaching fabulous spin classes. “Deborah Ramsay, BCRPA certified Personal Trainer, 3rd Age, Yogafitness Instructor
Next Course Date: Sunday August 8th
Date: Sunday, August 8th, 2021
Early Bird: $349 (Save $150) Before July 31st, 2021
Regular Course Fee: $499
Credits: 8 BCRPA Approved Credits, 8 CFES Approved Credits, Can Apply for CAN FIT PRO Credits
Location: Unit #11, 3511 Viking Way, Richmond BC, V6V1W1
Register Below or download our App Inner Fit Studios in your mobile store. We are also listed on the MINDBODY App.
Are the PRE-Req’s Required prior to taking the course? No. Anyone can take this course, whether you are just getting into the teaching industry or are a veteran fitness professional.
How does the course run? This course is taught in education and practical setting. It is important to understand the concepts of cycling to create a safe and effective program and also gain practical experience for teaching. We will spend 3 hours in the classroom and 3 hours on the bike and 2 hours coaching drills, skills, and music.
Does this Course Provide Insurance? No. You will need to have your own insurance provided by the BCRPA, Can Fit Pro, CFES, or other associations. We strongly recommend getting insurance prior to teaching. If you are confused on how to do this, give us a call, we are happy to help you.
Can I teach a cycling class after doing this course? Absolutely! You will have the skills to feel confident as a fitness instructor. Please note, most community centers and private gyms require having your BCRPA or equivalent prior to teaching. Speak to the facility who you are teaching for what their requirements may be.
Do I need to renew each year after I take this course? No. We do not require you to renew each year, however, we highly suggest continuing your fitness education through courses and workshops as the fitness industry is changing frequently.
What do I bring to the course? Bring a towel, reusable water bottle, workout clothes, clothes to change into after the cycling portion is complete, snacks to eat throughout the day, cycling shoes are optional (SPD Specs), gel seat or padded shorts (optional). We also suggest layering as the temperature will change based on the portion of the day.
Is the whole course on the bikes? No we do part classroom for this course and part practical. You will spend about 3 hours on the bikes so be well hydrated.
Can I participate in this course if I have an injury or expecting a baby? Yes, you are most certainly welcome to take the course and we can provide a chair next to the bike if you are uncomfortable or cannot ride for too long or not at all. You will still learn just as much as everyone else.
Founded by Rachel Seay in 2007.
Do you have questions about our courses? Feel free to contact us here!
3511 Viking Way, Unit 11