Your #StandAtTheFront journey starts here – let’s get you back to teaching.

EMD UK are committed to supporting group exercise instructors like you across England.

ReTrain to Retain aims to support instructors in their return to teaching after having to find work outside of the industry due to COVID-19. Support will include training and resources to allow instructors to return to group exercise teaching. The scheme will prioritise instructors working in areas of economic deprivation or supporting under-represented groups.

If you have not applied for ReTrain to Retain yet, please do so here. 

Retrain to Retain is administered by the CIMSPA. Partners include EMD UK and UK Coaching.

Resources to support you

You have access to a range of free group exercise resources from EMD UK. These include:

  • Career boosting webinars, including how to utilise social media to grow your business
  • A resource pack of templates, including a PAR-Q form and risk assessments for online, indoor, and outdoor classes
  • A full information pack on how to take your classes online
  • An Instructor Ready self-assessment to give you, your participants, and venue the confidence that you’re ready to return to instructing

Register now to get access to even more great resources, as well as exclusive content. These include:

  • How to plan your business goals
  • How to promote your business
  • How to collect participant data
  • A guide to self-employment
  • And more!

Further support

If your application to Retrain to Retain is eligible you will gain access to additional support, including a £50 voucher.  

This voucher can be used against several EMD UK products designed to support your career in group exercise instruction. These include:  

Please note: Successful applicants will be informed directly via the ReTrain to Retain team from CIMSPA.

*Eligible courses include: