Walk 15® classes are for EVERYBODY! All ages...all fitness levels can get the healthy benefits from this easy-to-follow program. It's based on four basic steps, and is fueled by positive music to keep you at the speed you need for serious fat-burning!
Whether you want to get your family moving a couple times a week; or lead classes at your gym, work, school, church or anywhere in your community... getting your Walk 15® Instructor Certification gives you with the tools you need to WALK yourself happy, strong, and fit...and help others do the same!
Director of Education and Certification/Walk 15® Instructor Program
About the instructor
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.
Ruth's 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
Walk 15® is FITNESS WALKING at it's finest!
Based on the #1 Walking Program in the World, Walk 15® group classes are easy-to-follow, FUN, and effective!
STEP UP! Become a Certified Walk 15 Instructor and get people in your community WALKing down a path to a happier, healthier life!
If you've got a passion for helping others, we want YOU!
YOU CAN DO THIS...and...You will LOVE your results!