Meet our Training and Brand Partners

Meet the organisations we’re helping to accelerate their business. Each one has a different goal in mind and we’re on hand to help them reach it. Find out about how EMD UK can support your fitness brand here.

BBX Fitness

We deliver fun-filled, calorie-blazing cardio workouts using the pumping music and joyful, expressive moves from Bhangra, a high-energy, traditional folk dance and music form originating from the Punjab in India. We’re growing online, in our adult classes and in schools. Why? Because our workouts make you feel healthier AND happier!

Be Lifted

We are a grass roots community led organisation with a vision to uplift women through the power of positive music, fitness and community led interaction projects.

Based in North West London, we inspire girls and women to embrace fitness. We work with Black and ethnic minority communities, domestic violence survivors, women living in poverty and women ex-offenders. Find out more now.


Body Barre Boutique

Body Barre Boutique provide Studio Fitness Classes consisting of Barre, Yoga, Pilates, Stretch, Dance & More. Our Instructors consist of a Team of Professional Dancers, Physiotherapists, Yoga/Pilates Instructors, Flexibility Coaches & Personal Fitness Instructors . Our Team have over 15 years of experience and are experts.

Boogie Bounce

Boogie Bounce is the ultimate low impact, high intensity workout that delivers a seriously effective workout designed to strip fat and build lean muscle. Using the mini trampoline with Patented T-Bar Handle, it's a fun, fully inclusive concept suitable for all ages, shapes, and sizes - including children and those who require low impact to joints while exercising.


Boxercise are the Worlds' leading brand in boxing for fitness. They have been training and supporting trainers since 1992. Their worldwide network of certified trainers delivers training to over 5 million people helping them get fit and enjoy the benefits of Boxercise Training. Boxercise has development routes to help suit different needs of instructors and venues, including Boxercise for Kids and KickBoxercise.

BurleX Fitness

BurleX Fitness is the original dance fitness program that combines burlesque with props and squats. It's specially designed to focus on core strength, cardio fitness and improve flexibility while leaving you body confident, toned and empowered. Shimmy and wiggle your way through routines while having fun with this glam workout. Find a class or become an instructor today.


Get your wiggle on with this Burlesque inspired workout. Showgirl elements combined with cardio and toning moves gives you a fitness class like no other. Burn calories, tone muscles, build core strength and body confidence all while having fun. Exercise doesn't have to be boring!

Choreography to Go

Rachel Holmes is the founder and director of  Choreographytogo who specialise in offering Level 2, 3 and 4 Group Fitness and Pilates Qualifications online. Creator of Fitness Pilates, ™️ Lift Lean, Walkfit™️ Sit Fitness and many leading Group Fitness Concepts. Rachel and head tutor Kelly Reed conduct weekly instructor workshops, hold events around the UK and run business training for Fitness Professionals.


Clubbercise are a unique dance fitness brand who's philosophy is to make a workout feel more like a night out. Clubbercise® classes are suitable for all abilities, there are high and low impact options throughout and all moves are performed with glow sticks; the lights are also switched off. They offer instructors the opporunity to train in teaching Clubbercise® for adults (16+) as well as Clubbercise® U18.

Dancing for Health CIC

Dancing for Health is a unique Community Interest Company that creates partner dance therapy programmes for vulnerable, lonely, elderly adults or those with long term health conditions. Delivered within healthcare and community group settings, we create a full package of health, wellbeing and fitness through bespoke "Dancing for Health' physical and social activity programmes.


DDMIX is a diverse dance fitness class incorporating all different genres and styles of dance from around the world in a fitness element. Created by Darcey Bussell and Nathan Clarke, the dance fitness brand also offer Level 1 instructor training which is endorsed by Skills Active and Royal Academy of Dance.

Diddi Dance®

Diddi Dance® provide funky preschool dance classes for girls and boys. The only preschool dance program to explore over 16 different dance styles from Bollywood and hip hop to salsa and reggae. Diddi Dance® engage toddlers through full of fun 45 minute sessions incorporating dance exercises, games and exciting props.

Drummond Education

Drummond Health & Fitness Education Academy are a leading training provider in the UK exercise and fitness industry. We aim to provide a wide range of high-quality courses catering for all interests and learning needs, delivered by the industry’s leading national trainers and presenters!


Fit4Tap is a Fun & Funky Tap Dance Fitness Fusion! Have Fun learning the art of tap and keep fit whilst working out to the Funky beat.  Fit4Tap is a great alternative Tap Dance Fitness program aimed at beginner or refresher tappers who want to learn to tap a beat with the added flavour of a cardio dance fitness work out.  Bringing the world of dance and fitness together "Don't just work it Dig it!"


FitSteps® is an energetic, upbeat dance class for all ages and abilities, designed to achieve real fitness results. The dance workout mixes the graceful steps of Ballroom and the up-tempo steps of Latin dances to create fun-filled classes where you don’t need a partner and don’t even realise you’re getting fit!


We have a tried and tested fitness formula to improve your all round fitness. Based on the FLexercise system, pioneered by Mary Bagot Stack in the 1930's, it's designed to energise and strengthen the whole body. The system helps improve posture and balance through exercise, movement and dance. It's all delivered to great music so you really can show off your best moves.

Groove n Glow

Groove n Glow is an in the dark aerobics inspired fitness class designed to get your blood pumping whilst listening to your all-time favourite tunes - who cares if you go wrong - you are in the dark, no one can see you shake those glow sticks and have some fun. Groove n Glow is part of a not for profit organisation aiming to support people to be more active.


Groovelates is a unique pre-choreographed class combining Pilates-inspired exercise and dance with a retro twist. Our On-Demand Training Portal gives you ultimate freedom & choice to learn at your own pace. We do all the hard work for you; class plans, marketing materials and technical training videos, so you can focus on setting up new classes quickly and easily.


GroovX Fitness is an award-winning multi-format system where you can build a physical and digital business filling your timetable with a variety of 8 different class formats. This includes GroovX Box, Stix, Latin, Gold, Dance, Sculpt, Blast and Flow. With no up-front training fee and no training course, you gain instant access and start immediately.


HulaFit is all about putting the fun back into your fitness! Combining tried and tested fitness techniques with hip shakin' Hula Hoops, HulaFit will burn those calories, tone those abs and give you a full body workout you can't get enough of! Suitable for all shapes and sizes, our classes will keep you young at heart and super fit. HulaFit offers the opportunity to join a fast growing community of certified instructors.

Israeli Dance Institute (IDI)

The Israeli Dance Institute (IDI) is the UK's leading Jewish charity developing culture through Music and Dance.  Their focus as an organisation is on programme development, training teachers in their use, promoting Jewish identity and building community cohesion - their projects impact on some 5,000 children and young people in the UK and many thousands worldwide.

Just Movement

Using evidence based activities and practices, our sole aim is to get older adults moving in order to help them improve their overall fitness, health and wellbeing. Activities are chair based, team taught and incorporate functional movements to help with daily activities. Most important of all, activities are FUN and varied to meet the different needs of those taking part.

KFA (Keep Fit Association)

Whether you’re a dancer looking to try something new or you’re an exercise beginner, KFA offers something special. Using Laban’s analysis of movement as a base, classes are a colourful mixture of aerobics, dance, creativity and fun.  You can expect a good workout, with some contemporary moves thrown in, but this is certainly not a class just for dancers. Just turn up, have a go and be prepared to smile.

Khalsa Football Academy

Khalsa Football Academy (KFA), is a organisation which supports young people and children and adults with special needs through bespoke sports initiatives that challenge stereotypes, racism, provide programmes of healthy living & lifestyles. We facilitate individual and group session on a weekly basis for fun, enjoyable interactive sports based exercise sessions.

KpopX Fitness

The first established fitness workout in K-POP Style! Easy, popular intense & creative - this EPIC workout allows you to sweat it out to 12 -13 Korean Pop songs in 50 minutes and is quickly gaining popularity worldwide. Come experience the mind-blowing K-Pop creativity that you will not find elsewhere! Approved continuing education provider with Aerobics and Fitness Association of America.

Medau Movement

Medau is a stand alone form of exercise with teaching principles that can be applied to many forms of physical fitness regimes. Medau works in rhythm with the body and its teachers work in harmony with the participants. With no set routines, it offers unlimited class opportunities that are safe, deliver results and can be to taught to any age or ability.


Become a MenoLeader with the MenoHealth Training Programme. Each MenoClass includes a 15 minute discussion about menopause symptoms. The rest of the session is focussed on exercise routines that avoid complex choreography, a workout for heart health, bone strength, core strength, muscle tone, balance, stretches and a mindful cool down.

MK Pilates

MK Pilates, founded and directed by Michael King & Malcolm Muirhead , is a globally recognised training school with a legacy spanning over four decades. This distinguished institution has played a pivotal role in shaping national and international standards in the field of Pilates. Michael's extensive experience, garnered from his work as a Pilates teacher, has led to the development of comprehensive training programs taught in over 30 countries. MK Pilates is dedicated to promoting excellence in Pilates education and practice, making…

MM Bag Bass Box

MM Bag Bass Box™ Is a freestanding punch bag fitness brand.  Boxing inspired workouts are delivered in an exercise to music style, with genres such as Drum N Bass, House & Garage, through to 90's club classics.  The class uses a mixture of boxing combinations & high intensity interval training exercises (with high & low options), for an awesome workout that's accessible to everyone!

Move into Wellbeing

Move Into Wellbeing® is a registered Charity that offers enjoyable, effective, welcoming chair-based dance exercises for adults living with Parkinson's and other mobility restrictions. Specially trained teachers provide classes with an emphasis on different muscle groups, strength, rhythm, coordination, balance, flexibility, interaction, dexterity, and the use of the voice. We currently offer an extensive live-streamed programme.

Move it or Lose it

Move It or Lose is dedicated to improving the lives of older people through fun and interactive exercise and movement classes. Their specifically designed exercise programme, ‘FABS'  includes flexibility, aerobic, balance and strength. Move it or Lose It's FABS course is endorsed by EMD UK and offer a Level 1 instructor training course.

Moving Moi CIC

Moving Moi CIC specialises on empowering members of ethnic minority communities and improving the health and wellbeing of low-income inactive women, men and children. We motivate them with a range of fitness activities and increase participation in sports and exercise, through accessible bootcamps and diverse array of health and fitness initiatives.

On Broadway® Dance Fitness

Every woman deserves to feel confident, have 'me time' & enjoy fitness! Participants perform choreography to Broadway shows soundtracks. Our classes offer safe, non-judgemental classes for women of all ages, shapes, and sizes. The programme offers postcode exclusivity, business coaching, proven marketing templates and all choreography so you can turn your passion for dance into a business you love.

Para Dance UK

Para Dance UK aims to develop and promote dance as an inclusive leisure activity across the country for those who would otherwise be excluded. We believe anyone can dance and develop dancers and instructors from all backgrounds and abilities across the UK through our inclusive dance sessions and training programmes.

Parent & Baby Aqua Fit (PABA)

The world's first aqua aerobic workout for parents with their babies. This 30 minute aqua-based workout program is designed to improve parents' fitness, and to introduce babies to the water. The program is comprised of a series of moderately paced, low impact and fat-burning aqua aerobic exercises for the parents that integrate with elements of the Aqua babies swimming program.

Pilates Union

Pilates Union is the UK’s independent Pilates organisation, specialising in the delivery of internationally accredited, online Pilates instructor training courses. Director, Emma Newham, has almost three decades of teaching experience and Pilates Union provides online and face-to-face training. Join thousands of teachers from around the world who’ve added a new skill to their portfolio.

Pink Belt Kickboxing

Pink Belt Kickboxing is the original Female Only Initiative that uses Kickboxing on a path of self discovery & empowerment. Our programmes teach kick ass moves, self defence and gives you tools to find your inner warrior, build confidence & improve fitness in a safe, fun, inclusive environment. From Group Exercise to Personal Training, we’ll help you earn your Pink Belt!


If you love Pop music, then you’ll love Popdance® - Est 2009. Teach fun, dance routines to tracks from the 80s, 90s, 00s and current pop. From Popdance Tots, Kids, Teens, Adults, Seniors and Popdance Fit (cardio based) there's something for everyone. We can support you with community classes, after school clubs, in nurseries, parties, wedding dances and corporate teambuilding events.


Powerhoop UK

Powerhoop® is a fun, full-body, exercise-to-music class that builds core strength and stability. Large, weighted hoops are easy for all to master, unlike plastic toy or dance hula hoops. Fitness Instructors receive deep discounts on hoops, and rate Powerhoop amongst their top classes for member retention and profitability.  To learn more about instructor training go to the official Powerhoop website.


Purestretch classes are stimulating, light hearted and choreographed in such a way that all levels of fitness can attend and enjoy. The 45 minute classes are designed to move, stretch and strengthen the entire body whilst challenging the core to a really good workout! Purestretch is also a training provider with online stretch courses that are fun, informative and flexible . . . become a Purestretch Instructor now!

Rockbox Fitness

Rockbox Fitness is an award winning inclusive fitness brand offering workouts to aid the mind just as much as the body, becoming lovingly known by class goers and instructors as a fitness therapy session!  The combination of rock music, boxing for cardio plus all over body toning is a great way to let off steam in a safe environment. With easy to follow movements plus low to high impact variations - Let’s Rock!


RockFit is the UK's biggest Rock and Metal dance fitness brand - our award-winning classes are a loud and energetic mix of dance-based cardio and some serious body sculpting set to an all Rock and Metal playlist! Designed for those that like it louder than your average fitness class, RockFit classes are fierce yet feel-good and our diverse and supportive tribe of Rock-fitness fans come from all over the world.

Shake Dance Fitness

Shake is an upbeat, exhilarating dance fitness class combining great music with sassy dance routines to help people feel better mentally and physically.  Participants are encouraged to shake off any stress, negativity and to let their hair down. We believe every woman has the right to take the time out to focus on themselves, to feel sexy, liberated and to escape day to day norms.

SOSA & Starlets CIC

SOSA & Starlets CIC was founded in 2020, to provide fully inclusive, affordable and accessible dance for older adults, disabled participants, GP/Health Referral clients and vulnerable adults with long-term health conditions. Using our unique and innovative approach, our Seated and ‘Falls Prevention’ programmes have been designed with special considerations that improve levels of independence.

SOSA Dance Fitness

Put the FABULOUS into your fitness! Learn the most amazing dance styles from all around the world without the need for a partner. This low impact high energy class is suitable for all ages and abilities. Seated SOSA classes provide special considerations and adaptations for older adults, disabled participants, those with long-term health conditions and GP referral clients. Endorsed by CIMSPA #DanceYourselfHappy

Synergy Dance

Synergy Dance® delivers a new style of dance fitness routine and approach within schools, home education, leisure centres, charities and the community. The program includes a mix of choreography, methodology, music, drama and dance steps. Synergy also offer instructors the chance to franchise in brand.


theMovement exists to restore every woman’s right to exercise. We break down barriers to movement and exercise in a number of ways, including partnering with different charities to provide trauma informed exercise opportunities for women who have experienced multiple disadvantages.


TLA was established in 2008 and has gone from strength to strength. Keeping performance real, we strive to deliver industry leading training to all of our students and offer them great opportunities along the way! Whether they are coming to train to further enhance their careers, gain confidence, or just to make friends and have a great time, there is something for everyone at TLA.

TRX Training UK

TRX Training UK is a leading fitness company that offers innovative and effective workouts using suspension training equipment. With a range of classes and programs designed for all fitness levels, TRX Training UK helps individuals improve their strength, endurance, and overall fitness. TRX Training UK offers education courses for fitness professionals who want to become certified TRX trainers. These courses provide in-depth training on the TRX Suspension Trainer.

United Kingdom Dance and Drama Federation (UKDDF CIC)

The UKDDF is a membership organisation for dance and performing arts teachers. We offer syllabi in ballet, modern/jazz, tap, acrobatics, musical theatre and drama and have a training programme available. We promote "the healthy dancer" approach to learning, encouraging a positive mindset and holistic approach and believe dance is for everyone.

XPERT Pole and Aerial Fitness

One of the largest pole and aerial fitness teacher training programmes, XPERT are recognised worldwide and have expanded in recent years with more comprehensive pole levels, silks, aerial hoop and flexibility. With their award winning programme, XPERT was a finalist in the Active Training Awards Small Training Provider 2014 and winner of the International Fitness Showcase Best Brand Presence 2015.



A Yoga-style class carefully choreographed to flow with the music to help you be in tune with the present moment. The class enhances flexibility, balance, mobility, and core strength. Over several weeks, witness your own growth and progression, feeling more refreshed and balanced in body and mind. This class is perfect for busy people who struggle to relax. Escape the demands of everyday life and feel better in both body and mind.

Let’s Get Started…

Group exercise is an exciting and diverse mix of styles and activities that caters to ‘someone like me’ and everyone should have the opportunity to take part. EMD UK is committed to driving positive change within the industry and we believe that through cooperation and collaboration with industry bodies, understanding and removing the barriers that prevent people from taking part and by supporting instructors to deliver excellence, we can achieve a healthier nation through exercise. See how you can get involved below…