Saturday, January 27
9:00am-5:00pm EST

Shapes Fitness for Women Brandon
731 W. Lumsden Rd., Brandon, FL 33511


Drawing on over 100 years of combined expertise in the aquatic fitness industry, this nationally recognized comprehensive certification serves as an essential first step into the field of teaching water exercise. Learn the benefits of aquatic exercise and gain practical skill mastery in the unique environment of water. The principles of aquatic training, as they apply to general anatomy, kinesiology, water depth, movement planes, cueing skills, musicality and special population adaptations, are thoroughly addressed. Professionalism, leadership skills, and legal considerations are reinforced. Experience on-site coaching and one-on-one assessment of teaching skills to successfully develop and deliver effective water programming. Course includes: training manual and testing fee ($59 value). Manuals will be emailed from SCW Fitness Education.

CECS: SCW (8.0), AFAA (8.0), ACE (0.7), NASM (0.8), AEA (8.0), ACSM (8.0)


Ann Gilbert is the fitness industry’s premiere educator on exercise and aging. A successful owner and operator of Shapes Fitness for Women, she oversees over 50 Personal Trainers and Group Fitness professionals, coordinating extremely successful fee-based small group training programs including functional training for the older adult involving strength, balance, coordination and independence. As an ACE / IHRSA Personal Trainer of the Year, Ann is a featured, sought-after and popular speaker at IHRSA, FBA- Succeed, Club Industry, SCW MANIA®, and  IAFC Conventions. Ann is an industry leader and education expert helping to develop and teach the following SCW Certifications: Active Aging, Aquatic Exercise, Group Fitness, WATERinMOTION®, and S.E.A.T. (Supported Exercise for Ageless Training.).

Was $259  Now Only $199
If you are unable to join in-person we have the Certification available online here!