Vancouver Fitness Certification Workshops

Inshape Training offers workshops year round for students and the general public.  We encourage everyone to learn new information and promote knowing about the latest, most relevant topics.  Fitness students will also earn continuing education credits (CEC's) approved by both BCRPA and CFES.  All workshops are held at Bentall Athletic Club in downtown Vancouver.  
See below for a list of the workshops we offer, followed by those which are currently scheduled.

  • ONLINE Test Prep Workshop (always available)
  • Emergency First Aid & Level A CPR (offered every 6-8 weeks)
  • The Ketogenic Detox Protocol
  • Healing the Gut
  • The Connection Between Abdominal Obesity & Hormonal Imbalance
  • Sports Nutrition for Peak Performance
  • Shouldering the Load: Assessing & Training the Ball & Saucer Joint
  • Fundamentals of Hip & Knee Assessment & Conditioning
  • Take Your Gluteus to the Maximus
  • Core Conditioning Specialist - Part 1
  • Core Conditioning Specialist - Part 2
  • Energy System Development & Conditioning 
  • Balance Training Across the Lifespan
  • Movement Literacy Across the Lifespan
  • Resistance Training for Life
  • Program Design for Seniors
  • The 21-Point Safety Inspection for Fitness Professionals
  • The Art of Communicating & Cueing for the Personal Trainer

OPEN HOUSE! Personal Training Career Info Session

Are you currently a trainer frustrated by your lack of progress, inability to make money each month, and wondering what the missing link is to get the recognition you deserve?  We would love to help you find your place in this competitive industry.  Are you under 30 years old and considering a career as a Personal Trainer?  This is open to all ages but is of particular interest to the millennial trainer. 

Join us for an enlightening and FREE info session to find out about dealing with clients and the hallmarks of being a Professional Trainer from an industry veteran who has successfully worked with numerous types of populations.  If you are considering a career in Personal Training, come learn about the steps it takes to enter into this demanding field from those who have done it and are still doing it.  What you will learn:

  1. There are no substitutes for people skills
  2. Active listening and asking the right questions
  3. How the art of cueing a client reaps the biggest rewards
  4. The subtle art of being the envy of other professional trainers

Discover how quickly you can get the tools and experience needed to start making an impact in other people's lives... And get paid for it!  Come on your own or with a friend, everyone is welcome!  There will also be plenty of time for Q & A so come prepared with any questions you may have.

  • Cost: FREE! 
  • Location: Bentall Athletic Club, 1055 Dunsmuir Street, Vancouver
  • Hosted by: Ryan Delaney & Veronika Glesc
  • Date: TBA

ONLINE Test Prep Workshop

This BRAND NEW online Test Prep workshop is designed to help students study for their BCRPA Fitness Theory exam or CFES National exams.  It will cover the main components from the Fitness Theory course and will help refresh your memory on the essential basics, which are covered in every BCRPA or CFES closed book exam.  When you register, you will be emailed a PDF file with several fill-in-the-blank sheets (reviewing the skeletal system, muscular system and joint actions) along with 60 short answer questions.  Once complete, email your answers to for marking.  We will return your results within 1-2 business days along with corrections, feedback and certificate of completion. 
If you need to purchase the CFES Fitness Theory manual, please let us know so that we can adjust the price accordingly.
If you are going to take the BCRPA Fitness Theory exam, please contact them directly to schedule an exam writing date. 
If you are going to take a CFES National exam, please contact us to check when the next scheduled exam writing date is taking place.

  • Cost: $114.00 (includes tax)
  • Marker/Tutor: Veronika Glesc (BGS, Cert. in Health & Fitness, BCRPA & CFES Certified PT)
  • 4 CFES credits
  • Date: Always Available - Register Now

Emergency First Aid & Level A CPR

This First Aid/CPR-A course is required for registration with BCRPA, CFES and International Agencies.  Certification is through the LifeSaving Society of BC.  It provides students with the basic skills and knowledge to prevent and effectively treat, life threatening emergencies.  It covers breathing and cardiovascular problems, air way obstructions, major bleeding, as well as other minor first aid problems that may arise in the work place or at home.  The use and application of an AED will be demonstrated.  If you already have the manual, then please let us know so that we can adjust the price accordingly.  Please check the expiry date on your current First Aid/CPR certificate to see if you need to renew.

  • Cost: $119.00 (plus $12.00 one-time manual, includes tax)
  • Location: Bentall Athletic Club, 1055 Dunsmuir Street, Vancouver
  • Instructor: Amanda Jones
  • Date: TBA


The 21-Point Safety Inspection for Fitness Professionals

How much do you know about your client or athlete when they join your facility or your athletic program?  Cars are given a 21-point inspection before road trips so why not provide a 21-point inspection to ensure a safe, physical activity journey for the Human Machine?  Join Brian Justin in this informative and interactive workshop where he will go through 21 assessment points that you can do quickly to help ensure the safety of your client and effective implementation of their program.  This is a perfect workshop for the New Year when trainers are taking in new clients and need an easy, fast and effective fitness analysis to ensure that their client gets the best possible program.

  • Cost: $149.00 (plus $20.00 manual, includes tax)
  • Location: Bentall Athletic Club, 1055 Dunsmuir Street, Vancouver
  • Instructor: Brian Justin (MKin, CEP, CSCS, FMSC, CES, PES, Certified Exercise Physiologist/Movement Specialist)
  • 5 BCRPA/CFES credits
  • Date: Sunday, February 17 - 9:30am-2:30pm - Register Now  ONLY 1 SPOT REMAINING!

The Art of Communicating & Cueing for the Personal Trainer

This brand new workshop with Ryan Delaney, is designed to help Personal Trainers of all levels, to improve their communication and cueing skills when trying to attain or train clients.  The stats are sobering: within one year, over 80% of newly certified Personal Trainers exit the field never to return.  Why do so few last?  What sets them apart?  In this comprehensive four hour workshop you will learn the importance of body language when training a client, how to get someone to do what they need to do disguised as what they “want to do”, the right cue at the right time, how to replace technical lingo with cues that create program adherence and much more. 
“It ain’t voodoo so learn how to get repeat clients in this workshop because 80% of your profit will come from 20% of your clientele...”

  • Cost: $144.00 (includes tax)
  • Location: Bentall Athletic Club, 1055 Dunsmuir Street, Vancouver
  • Instructor: Ryan Delaney (NSCA, TSAC-F, CFES)
  • 4 BCRPA/CFES credits
  • Date: Saturday, March 2 - 10:00am-2:00pm - Register Now

Healing the Gut

This brand new workshop hosted by Veronica Yoo, will cover the gastrointestinal and immune systems in great detail. You will learn about the interactions between gut microbiota (gut flora), energy metabolism, obesity and the immune system, and metabolic disease. The following topics will be covered and made clear since there is so much conflicting information out there: Celiac disease vs. Non-celiac gluten sensitivity, immune dysregulation & autoimmune conditions, how microbes affect cardiovascular health, gut-liver-heart connection, pre- and probiotics, gut healing foods, and much much more. You will walk away with the most recent valuable health & nutrition knowledge that you can use to change your life and your client's lives as well!

  • Cost: $139.00 (plus $15.00 manual, includes tax)
  • Location: Bentall Athletic Club, 1055 Dunsmuir Street, Vancouver
  • Instructor: Veronica Yoo (Functional Medicine Health Coach, Published Author, Trainer, WBFF Pro Athlete)
  • 4 BCRPA/CFES credits
  • Date: Sunday, March 17 - 10:00am-2:00pm - Register Now

Contact us


1055 Dunsmuir Street
Vancouver, B.C. V7X 1L3




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