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Clayton State to host AFAA’s APEX Weekend in February

Lisa Williamson

Lisa Williamson

MORROW — The Clayton State University Department of Recreation and Wellness plans to host Aerobics and Fitness Association of America’s APEX Weekend in February.

AFAA boasts having issued more than 300,000 certifications to fitness professionals from 73 countries worldwide since 1983.

The association is credentialed by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council, recognized nationally by the U.S. Department of Education. It is also recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

This is Clayton State’s second straight year hosting the AFAA event set for Feb 21-23.

“We are thrilled to welcome AFAA back to Clayton State in 2014,” said Lisa Williamson, assistant director of Recreation and Wellness. “Hosting fitness certifications on campus assists in promoting Clayton State University to the local community and provides on-campus opportunities for our students to become certified fitness professionals.”

The AFAA certifications and workshops will include Personal Fitness Trainer Certification Feb. 21-23, Group Exercise: the Practical Way Workshop Feb. 21, Primary Group Exercise Certification Feb. 22, Kickboxing Instructor Certification Feb. 22, and Practical Pilates Workshop Feb. 23.

All certifications and workshops will be hosted in the Clayton State Student Activities Center Fitness Center, 2000 Clayton State Blvd. in Morrow. Registration is available on AFAA’s website at www.afaa.com by searching the Atlanta area.

For links to certification registrations, visit www.clayton.edu/recwell/Fitness-Center/Group-Exercise.