2017 Native Fitness Training - Phoenix

Native Fitness Training - Phoenix

February 15 - 17, 2017 - Phoenix, AZ



About the Training

The Native Fitness Training is an innovative health promotion program designed to train individuals to become community fitness leaders and instructors. Upon completing this three-day intensive training, participants will be prepared to implement and instruct aerobic exercise classes in their Native communities. Please note: This training does not provide the 'Personal Trainer Certification'.

This is an introductory level training designed for anyone interested in fitness, those who have never had any fitness training, and for those who work in tribal wellness programs. Topics covered during the training include anatomy and physiology, biomechanics, nutrition, exercise and weight management, instructional skills, class development, marketing, injury prevention and safety, special populations, choreography, and legal considerations.  

Continuing Education

General CEUs: The University of Oklahoma will provide 1.8 CEUs or 18 contact hours to any participants seeking continuing education. No cost.


Registration includes lunch, refreshments, training materials, and CEUs. We encourage you to register as early as possible, as this training is limited to 50 participants.

Online Registration is now Closed.  Registration Onsite is available at conference.

Payment and Cancellation Policy


Payment must be received by January 15, 2017, or paid on-site. Purchase orders accepted only if payment will be made within 30 days of the event. A copy of the purchase order must be on file or presented on-site.

Cancellation Policy

We greatly appreciate your interest in participating, but we also understand times when you may need to cancel your registration. In order to provide a quality experience for all participants, we follow a strict cancellation policy:

  • Before January 4, 2017: To avoid cancellation fee, you must notify us (via email, fax, or mail only) before January 4, 2017. Phone calls and voicemails will not be accepted for cancellation.
  • After January 4, 2017: A cancellation fee of $250 will be charged to all cancellations received (by email, fax, or mail) after January 4, 2017. 
  • Registered "No Shows" will be charged $250.

Contact information for cancellations:

University of Oklahoma - University OUTREACH
Registration and Records
1700 Asp. Ave, Rm B-1
Norman, OK 73093
Fax: (405) 325-7164
Michelle Bassham
Email: mbassham@ou.edu

2017 Native Fitness - Phoenix - Tentative Agenda

2017 NFT - Phoenix - Tentative Agenda

Special Needs

The American Indian Institute and University of Oklahoma OUTREACH are committed to making activities as accessible as possible to persons with disabilities and/or special needs. If you anticipate a need for services, please notify our office at least 30 days in advance of the conference: American Indian Institute aii@ou.edu  (405) 325-4127.

Lodging and Travel

Hilton Phoenix/Mesa
1011 W Holmes
Phoenix, AZ 85210

Contact Information

American Indian Institute
(405) 325-4127