Fit for Life Therapists

Seated Exercise Instructor Course

Learn how to run effective and fun seated exercise classes for Older Adults!

This course will equip you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to safely run varied seated fitness classes for the older adults you work with!

Course outline:

  • Introduction, benefits of physical activity & exercise guidelines

  • Skeletal muscle, aging & resistance exercise

  • Session set up & safety considerations

  • Practical exercise delivery techniques – Warm-up & cool down exercises and stretching; batons, balls, seated endurance exercises, & games/challenges. Resistance band & other strength exercises – assessment, techniques & practice teaching same.

Duration: 3-day course. Certified 18 CPD points.

Venue: Sandyford Clinic & training centre, and locations nationwide.

Cost: €350 per person


  • You can deliver Fit For Life varied quality group exercise sessions.

  • Learn from experienced trainers who have expert knowledge on effective exercise delivery.

Here’s what some of the recent attendees thought about our course:

‘This course is brilliant, very useful for all activity coordinators or healthcare professionals about how important exercise is for residents and how to engage them in fun exercises.

‘The course was very informative not just about exercise but also dementia and the different approach you need to take’.

Fit For Life Therapists – Would you like to join our team?


A Fit For Life therapist is a member of the multidisciplinary team of graduates that has reached Fit For Life accredited therapist status and has met the exacting standards set by Fit For Life. Our team includes Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Athletic Rehabilitation Therapists, and Exercise & Sports Science graduates. They have successfully completed all Fit For Life specialized training courses in areas including: age related physiotherapy, occupational therapy, physical & rehabilitation therapy, exercise therapy for older adults, falls prevention and advanced people manual handling. All our therapists are full practicing members of their respective Irish healthcare associations.

If you have a genuine interest in working with us to empower Older Adults to live their best lives please send you CV or enquire about current vacancies to info@fitforlife.ie or roisin@fitforlife.ie.