WERQ Training

Register today, teach WERQ tomorrow!

WERQ is now offering a one day certification to become a WERQ Dance Fitness Professional.

WERQ (pronounced “work”) is the wildly addictive dance fitness class based on the hottest pop, rock, and hip-hop music. Since its debut in Chicago, WERQ has been featured as one of the hottest workouts in the US by SELF Magazine, Health Magazine, IDEA Health & Fitness Journal, and InStyle Magazine.

There are two ways to become a Certified WERQ Instructor.

1. Attend the Full Day WERQ Dance Fitness Professional Certification ($299) OR;

2. Attend the Partial Day WERQ Dance Fitness Continuing Education Course* ($199) AND show proof of a nationally recognized Group Fitness or Personal Training Certification.

About the training: WERQ Dance Fitness Instructor Certification prepares you to teach safe and effective WERQ Dance Fitness classes. Why WERQ?

WERQ blends athletic dance moves with Top 40 hits. No one does hip hop like WERQ. “This is not your mom’s WERQout!” says a WERQaholic at Purdue University. WERQ has over 300 choreographed routines available for WERQ Instructors.

Instructors have the freedom to make their playlist from the extensive WERQforce video library. New routines are uploaded every Tuesday.

The FULL day course includes basic concept for teaching safe and effective dance fitness classes to large groups. While the PARTIAL day course includes concepts and teaching methods specific to the WERQ dance fitness brand. All participants will experience a live WERQ Master Class and practice The 3Q1 Method of cueing WERQ classes. At the end of the training, each participant must complete a 50-question multiple choice exam to access the WERQforce online library and leave with a license to WERQ.

*Pre-Requisite for Continuing Education Course: In order to register for the Continuing Education Course Partial Day ($199), you must show proof of a valid nationally recognized Group Fitness or Personal Training Certification on training day. If you are not a Certified Fitness Professional, you must register for the Professional Certification Full Day ($299).

Slide6Continuing Education: This course has been approved for 6.0 AFAA CEUs and 0.7 ACE CECs.


Register now for upcoming training workshops

Date & Time Gym Name State Address Register
Saturday, February 6th 2016
8:00am - 5:00pm
Xsport Fitness IL Xsport Fitness – Chicago Ridge Commons of Chicago Ridge 222 Commons Dr. Chicago Ridge, IL 60415
Saturday, February 27th 2016
8:00am - 5:00pm
Princeton Club - East WI Princeton Club - East 1726 Eagan Rd. Madison, WI 53704
Sunday, February 28th 2016
8:00am - 5:00am
Four Seasons II IL Four Seasons II 2401 Airport Rd. Bloomington, IL 61704
Sunday, February 28th 2016
8:00am - 5:00pm
Murfreesboro Athletic Club TN Murfreesboro Athletic Club 710 Memorial Blvd. Murfreesboro, TN 37129
Sunday, March 20th 2016
8:00am - 5:00pm
Chickahominy YMCA VA Chickahominy YMCA 5401 Whiteside Road Sandston, Virginia 23150
Sunday, April 24th 2016
8:00am - 5:00pm
Just Move Fitness and More MI Just Move Fitness and More 626 Romence Rd #104 Portage, MI 49024
Sunday, May 15th 2016
8:00am - 5:00pm
RiverPlex IL RiverPlex 600 NE Water St. Peoria, IL 61603
Saturday, May 21st 2016
8:00am - 5:00pm
ExxonMobil YMCA LA ExxonMobil YMCA 7717 Howell Blvd. Baton Rouge, La 70807

The Fine Print

To become a WERQ Instructor, participants must complete WERQ training in its entirety, and join the WERQforce. WERQ is a prechoreographed dance fitness format. All Licensed WERQ Instructors are required to be a member of the WERQforce to stay licensed and to access the Official WERQ Choreography Online Library. WERQforce membership is $120 annually or $15 monthly with a one time $15 setup fee. Cancellation: No refunds offered. Transfer fee: $25 fee applies to transfer to another training. Exam retake fee: You must score 80% to pass the exam. The first retake is free. The following retakes are $50 each.