Walk 15 is a group exercise class for everyone of all ages and all fitness levels. It is a fitness program that virtually anyone can do…it’s for ALL WALKS OF LIFE! Our instructors teach in their communities all over the world.
The Walk 15 Basic and Master Level Instructor Course are entirely online courses.
Everything you need for the course is online. Once you pay for the course, you will have access to the Walk 15 Instructor Manual, Instructor Quiz, Logo, Business Cards and Flyer, and a music playlist to teach your first 2 mile class!
All you have to do is study the manual, pass the quiz, sign the license agreement, join the Walk Instructor Network (WIN), and you are all set to teach Walk 15 classes! Joining the WIN allows you to maintain your ACTIVE status as a Certified Walk 15 Instructor, and provides you with exclusive support to help build your skills and confidence as you grow your classes!
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Taking the best features from low impact, aerobic style, group exercise, Walk 15® live classes keep it “easy” to follow but effective in results with our exclusive 15-minute, BIG Calorie-Burning Miles system! It’s designed with “walking based” moves so that all fitness levels, all ages, all walks of life, can do it!
Music is the heart of a Walk 15® class. Our music is engineered at the speed you need to keep you moving at a fat burning pace. If you are walking to the beat, then you are burning big calories. Music helps us to execute movement at the proper speed. It inspires you to get through the toughest part of the workout with an energy boost and has a calming effect at the cool down and stretch.
Our Walk 15® Instructors are educated and passionate about keeping you motivated and successful! Grab a friend and find a Walk 15® class near you! Scroll down to locate a class in your area.
Ruth A. Hughes is an accomplished teacher and trainer who has been involved in the fitness industry for over 25 years. She is the Director of Education and Certification for the Walk 15 Instructor Program. She has owned her own fitness studio and has worked as a teacher of fitness related disciplines as diverse as aerobics, fitness walking, Pilates, kickboxing, weight and resistance training, spinning, longevity training for seniors and midlife fitness for women.
Ms. Hughes’ degrees include a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Education and a Masters Degree in Exercise Science. She has taken many graduate classes in Physiology and Kinesiology. Ruth is on the Exercise Science faculty of Suffolk County Community College in Selden, New York. She is also a Master Certification Specialist/Trainer for The Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) and has regularly presented one, two, and three day programs throughout the United States as well as internationally. Ruth has travelled worldwide to locations in Cairo, Egypt, Seoul, South Korea, Wiesbaden and Heidelberg, Germany, Iwakuni, Japan, Lakenheath, UK and Basil, Switzerland teaching health and fitness programs.
Certifications: AFAA, ACSM, ACE
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“Walking is man’s best medicine.” – Hippocrates
The American Heart Association recommends 30 minutes of walking a day for 5 days a week. The benefits of following this recommendation? Well the list goes on and on!