CIMSPA endorses Les Mills group exercise training offer in new partnership

The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) is today celebrating a major new partnership with group exercise specialists Les Mills.

Les Mills are the first CIMSPA skills development partner to have their entire group exercise training offer fully endorsed by the UK sport and physical activity sector’s chartered professional body. Fitness instructors now have the opportunity to gain CIMSPA-recognised CPD points when completing qualification and refresher training with Les Mills.

CIMSPA’s recognition covers 14 Les Mills group exercise products, including public favourites such as Les Mills BODYPUMP™ and Les Mills BODYCOMBAT™. Initial module, refresher and advanced instructor training are all included within the endorsement package, which covers over 50 individual modules.

Speaking on behalf of Les Mills, Jean-ann Marnoch, Head of Instructor Experience, said: “As an award-winning training provider, Les Mills works hard to support Instructors through its high quality training, ongoing education and events. We believe that great Instructors provide the best fitness experiences, contributing to the acquisition and retention of club members. Therefore we value the talent and skills of every one of our 10,000 Instructors here in the UK. We are delighted to gain endorsement from CIMSPA and to collaborate in the driving up of standards for group exercise in the fitness industry going forward.”

Tara Dillon, CIMSPA CEO, added: “I’m very pleased to be welcoming Les Mills into the CIMSPA family. We are excited to be embarking on this landmark partnership with a world-leader in group exercise, which demonstrates Les Mills’ clear commitment to helping CIMSPA professionalise the fitness industry. With an increasing number of employers now expecting their group exercise instructors to be CIMSPA members, this partnership gives Les Mills instructors a low-cost route to fulfilling this key benchmark of professional competence.

“I’m looking forward to welcoming many of the 10,000 Les Mills instructors into membership, and celebrating their recognition by the sector’s chartered professional body through inclusion on the CIMSPA Exercise and Fitness Directory.”

The new partnership takes the total number of training and CPD products recognised by CIMSPA to over 175. A continuous stream of new providers are now passing through the CIMSPA endorsement process as the chartered professional body continues its creation of a sector-wide qualifications, training and CPD ecosystem led by employers, underpinned by quality, and delivered to agreed professional standards. Training providers looking to deliver CIMSPA-recognised qualifications can apply at www.cimspa.co.uk/sdp

CIMSPA recognised training listing: https://www.cimspa.co.uk/recognised

CIMSPA Exercise and Fitness Directory: https://www.cimspa.directory

CIMSPA skills development partnership signup: https://www.cimspa.co.uk/sdp

About Les Mills

We inspire millions of people to get moving every week. They engage with us and rely on us for the world’s best group training. We mix great music and cutting-edge science to help people fall in love with fitness. Our workouts are licensed by 17,500 partners in 100 countries around the world. We support our partners with research, marketing and new workouts every three months. Our tribe of 130,000 certified instructors bring those workouts to life every day.

The future of fitness is merging physical and digital. We are leading the way with immersive training and workouts on demand.

https://www.lesmills.com/uk/about-us/

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