Yoga / Zumba / Fitness Instructor - Morgan Park Sports Center

SMG - Chicago, IL3.7

POSITION: Yoga / Zumba / Fitness Instructor -- P/T Hourly

REPORTS TO: Yoga & Fitness Coordinator

Under direct supervision, the Yoga Instructor provides group fitness instruction, monitors, and educates patrons on fitness and safety, and maintains a safe and enjoyable atmosphere for class participants


Include the following.Other duties may be assigned.


Instructs scheduled classes, beginning and ending on time; provides adequate and effective fitness skills and lessons

Instructs patrons on appropriate workout methods; explains proper techniques, demonstrates

Exercises and identifies different muscle groups

Prepares appropriate equipment, music, and handouts for each class

Assists patrons, answers questions, and maintains a positive fitness experience for

members and class participants

Keeps management informed of customer and facility needs

Ensures that safety standards are met, and department and facility policies are

adhered to

Implements and regulates the facilities' policies and procedures

Performs other related duties as required



Previous teaching experience in a group setting required.


Able to teach fitness classes related to: Fitness, Boot Camp, Strength Training, Cardio and Interval Training.

Self-motivated, with excellent communication and customer service skills.

Punctual, reliable, organized and responsible.

Keeps management informed of customer and facility needs.

Ensures that safety standards are met, and that department and facility policies are adhered to.

Performs related duties as required.


The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Must possess current Red Cross CPR certification, Certified Instructor (ACE, AFAA) or equivalent. Additional specialty/certifications preferred. Have working knowledge of human anatomy, kinesiology and training principles. Have working knowledge of group fitness teaching strategies and the incorporation of music, tempo, technique, and rhythm. Ability to be professional and motivate class participants. Ability to cooperate and work well with other staff members.

Ability to work with limited supervision and as a team member.This position requires the ability to work flexible hours including nights, weekends and holidays.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, stand, sit for long hours and work with various types of fitness equipment. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally must aide or assist participants. The employee must have the endurance to complete the instruction of the assigned fitness program.

Please click on the following link to apply:

Only candidates that apply through our online system will be considered.Applicants that need reasonable accommodations to complete the application process may contact: 312-235-7148

Recruiter: Liz Saah

SMG -- Soldier Field

1410 S. Museum Campus Drive

Chicago, IL 60605

SMG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and encourages Women, Minorities, Individuals with Disabilities, and protected Veterans to apply. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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