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Due to COVID-19 and a lack of CPR courses available across Canada – canfitpro is temporarily removing the CPR requirement of certification.

canfitpro will continue to provide CPR courses.  

CPR will remain a requirement of certification and recertification in the future.

Train for excellence. Once certified demonstrate that you are a qualified fitness professional and provide yourself with amazing opportunities to improve your credentials, create a new career path and achieve your professional goals.  " Educate, Communicate & Motivate "

Fitness Instructor Specialist Certification Courses & Exams

Founded in 1993, the Canadian Association of Fitness Professionals works as a voice for all Canadian fitness professionals.  United as members, Can-fit-Pro takes today's fitness challenges and creates tomorrow's solutions through increasing opportunity, ongoing relative knowledge and personal enrichment.

Who is Can-Fit-Pro?   We assist all fitness practitioners in their diverse roles to help them educate communicate and motivate Canadians towards an active and enhanced lifestyle.   What ever certification you have our conferences have the professionals workshops to get your credits for your certification.
Can-Fit-Pro Certification Website; www.canfitpro.com Email: courses@canfitpro.com

Join Canada's largest fitness certification organization and help fitness grow in Canada!
Can-Fit-Pro is looking for highly qualified candidates to help us deliver our excellent certification programs. We are currently seeking PRO Trainers who are eligible to teach our programs across Canada in the following designations:

Fitness Instructor Specialist (FIS)
Personal Trainer Specialist (PTS)
Nutrition & Wellness Specialist
Pre & Post Natal Fitness Specialist (PFS)
Older Adult Fitness Specialist (OAS)
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

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canfitpro (a division of Canadian Fitness Professionals Inc.) was founded in 1993 as a voice for all fitness professionals.

We are world leaders in the combined certification and continuing education of group fitness instructors, personal fitness trainers and allied health professionals.    We recognize that our members often play many different roles- the club owner may be a fitness instructor, the personal trainer is often a sales associate, the club manager is inevitably part of the service team. Our goal is to meet the needs of all fitness professionals.   

canfitpro provides the following services:   

  •  Educational conferences throughout the year 
  •  Certification courses, exams and resources 
  • Bi-monthly magazine for our members 
  • Shopping opportunities at our trade shows across the country 
  • Job postings network for club owners, managers and program directors 
  • Discounted liability insurance program 
  • Continuously updated website 
  • Networking opportunities for all fitness professionals   


Inspire healthy living through fitness education.


As the leading global provider of fitness and wellness education, canfitpro empowers people to lead passionate and fulfilling lives through safe, fun, and effective physical activity.


United as members, canfitpro delivers the world's best, accessible, affordable, and attainable fitness education and experiences.


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Making Wellness and Health a Life Time Experience one person at a time David Patch Evans


Register Today * New FIS Online course/exam:

New Dates: FIS Virtual Course /Theory Exam
Theory Exam - 19 Jan-2021 6:00 PM - 8:45 PM 
* ID:   105296  

Course ID:   105141
Jan. 30 & Jan. 31 1 9:00 AM- 12:00 PM - 1:00PM - 5:15 PM
Feb. 6 & Feb. 7 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - 4:15 PM
Virtual Theory Exam ID: 105142
Mar. 7 2021 - 1:00 PM 3:45 PM  

* SAVE $100 on the FIS certification! There is huge demand for online group exercise. Now is the time to invest in certification that enables you to teach online group workouts! Learn to facilitate group fitness on virtual platforms like Zoom, as well as in-person for when the pandemic subsides. Courses are taught virtually by canfitpro’s talented PRO TRAINER mentors so you can join from the safety of your own home.

Use code SCHOOLFIT to save $100 off the Fitness Instructor Specialist package 1 (expires Jan. 31st)

 How To Register online canfitpro Portal 
Register Today!      Non-Member 

You will receive - your manual, music and resources to review before we begin.  Includes: Virtual or In-class course, course manual, theory/practical exams

Email me your interest anneparr@tbaytel.net Q& A

Are you looking to get your whole team certified give me a call will set best days and times specific for you Studio, Team etc. prepare for when we can move back to our group fitness safely. 

If you are interested please contact me anneparr@tbaytel.net.  

Theory Exam: If you have taken the course unable to complete the exam?  Now is an opportuny to challenge the exam email me for details. anneparr@tbaytel.net 

The knowledge contained in these extensive certifications will be invaluable as you advance your career in the fitness industry. 

 Let me know if you want a course in your facility.  Can assist in you getting this to happen.  

Have someone on your team who is interested in taking the FIS course you can send free through Business Member registrations must be submitted 2-3 weeks in advance of the course to business@canfitpro.com

I am seeking experienced Group Fitness Instructors ready to move forward to become  PRO TRAINER Associaste with me for Thunder Bay Region..

For more information please contact Anne Parr canfitpro PRO Trainer FIS & www.canfitpro.com

Certification Workshops in Thunder Bay and surrounding area.......TBA 

Anne Parr PRO Trainer since 2000 & teaching 38 years training all ages, abilities, land & water. Plus and additional 10 years (1966 - 76) teaching Swim lessons for Red Cross and Royal Life Saving and examiner to Bronze Cross, Award of Merit.  

Child Care Working and Principal of private school children with special needs, after care worker and research assistant. 

FIS   Full Certification    FEES

Full Certification which includes canfitpro membership, in-class course, course manual, theory exam and practical exam. 

We are Best highly qualified professional.  

Canadians making a difference by bringing wellness, health and Active living to all Canadians for better quality of life.   canfitpro Fitness Instructor Specialist ensures qualified, credible, knowledgeable of anatomy, physiology, bio-energetics many teaching formulas, musicality, options for all levels of fitness and abilities, lots of resources and much more.  Staying on top of what's new in the industry.  Move from Province to Province & internationally.   
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Do you have a team of Fitness, Dance, Martial Arts, Beach Body Instructors interested in getting certified Professionally?  

Want to build a professional team that are knowledgeable - increase your Credibility - truly Qualified.

NOTE: I will run a course for your facility or group with 8 or more candidates.  canfitpro Business Membership  can improve your business 

Contact Anne Parr PRO TRAINER anneparr@tbaytel.net or 807-577-9620 Text cell 807-630-9528

The role of a Fitness Instructor Specialist has evolved far beyond being a basic "aerobic instructor". As a group exercise expert, you will assist club members in a fun and motivating setting. A qualified Fitness Instructor Specialist can lead groups in various formats of new cardiovascular conditioning, muscle strength and endurance training, stretching and relaxation, or a calming cool-down. A canfitpro certified FIS is knowledgeable about different types of music, understands how to use music in a group setting, keeps current on the latest fitness trends and is able to give generalized advice about healthy living.

The Fitness Instructor Specialist Course

This is a comprehensive 25-hour course that will increase your knowledge and confidence level to lead a group fitness class to music.

   Topics include:

  • Aspects of fitness, wellness and basic training principles
  • Fitness theory: skeletal, muscular, neurological, cardiovascular and pulmonary systems
  • Kinesiology /anatomy in action and bioenergetics
  • Components of a fitness class from the warm-up to the cool-down
  • Musicality: phrasing, cuing and appropriate music selection
  • Leadership and motivation skills
  • Special populations and injuries

You will receive a manual, study guide, online learning, music CD, DVD and much much more...  Please register 4 - 3 weeks in advance to be ready for this course.  One month after the course there is a 2 1/2 hour theory exam, once completed you have 6 months to complete your Practical.

PRO TRAINER Anne Marie Parr anneparr@tbaytel.net 

807-630-9528 cell

Course held at a variety of loctations in Thunder Bay & Region ON