Pool Teacher Certification for SUP Yoga & SUP Fitness

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Combine your love of the water and passion for fitness with our Paddle Into Fitness pool teacher certification!  This training will cover the necessary skills for teaching pool yoga/fitness on paddleboards, or pool yoga/fitness with inflatable fitness mat style boards.

Two days of training with a Float Into Fitness® Master Trainer learning key techniques, water safety, SUP Yoga & SUP Fitness, and how to run pool classes.

  • Develop comprehensive understanding of all equipment required to teach – boards, paddles, anchors, accessories, and FITmats.
  • Receive extensive water safety instruction from qualified Lifeguard with real-life scenarios.
  • Learn how to confidently teach a safe and thorough Float Into Fitness® signature Gentle Wave, Nautical Flow & Surfer’s Sculpt.
  • Acquire the knowledge and skills specific to this teaching environment.  Learning how to progressively build confidence in your students using this unstable platform.
  • Learn why this is such a powerful form of exercise and how it empowers the mind as well as the body.
  • Tips for dealing with an all level class in the pool.   How to encourage beginners to come back as well as keeping regular students challenged.
  • Getting the most from your SUP business.  How to create and market a successful Pool SUP Yoga and SUP Fitness classes in your community and build smart partnerships.
  • Float Into Fitness® Pool Fitness Certification
  • Receive 10 hours of Yoga Alliance Continuing Education credits
  • Receive 1.3 American Council of Exercise (ACE) accrediting units
  • Listing in the Paddle Into Fitness instructor directory with discounts for water sports insurance, equipment, apparel and pool accessories.
  • Take your love of paddleboarding or aquatic fitness to the pool!

Private and Accelerated Certification classes in Stillwater MN are available throughout the year.  Please CONTACT US to inquire.


$500 INCLUDES the 2 day 15 hour Fitness Mat & SUP Yoga/Fitness program, Float Into Fitness Certification,  10 hours of Yoga Alliance CEU’s, 1.3 ACE (American Council on Exercise) credentials, Snacks and drinks are provided.


  • CPR, AED, First Aid certification, proficient swimmer and comfortable doing water sports.
  • 2 years of teaching experience (any kind) and 2 years of yoga practice.  A 200 hr RYT or comparable.
  • 2 years of fitness instruction or coaching experience (e.g. group fitness instruction, personal training, etc.).  A nationally recognized NCCA-accredited fitness certification (such as ACE, ACSM, NSCA or NASM).

* You may still apply if you are currently in process of obtaining your 200hr RYT and NCCA-accredited fitness credential or have plans in the next 12 months of earning a reputable credential.  It is strongly advised to only instruct SUP Yoga and SUP Fitness when you have gained quality experience teaching on land and have fully completed the accredited credential.