Move to the beat FAQ
What is MOVE TO THE BEAT?
This course aims to focus on understanding the structure of music using basic low impact movements.
What do you expect to learn from MOVE TO THE BEAT online course?
This course will help you understand music in group fitness formats and will empower you to use it effectively. You will learn how to listen for blocks and phrases so that moving forward, you can develop choreography and structure a workout to music. This is an important foundation for any successful group exercise to music workout.
What should I do if I am confused about the course material?
As a paid participant, you will be invited to a private facebook group where you can post your questions in the specific online course that you are registered in, so that either course leaders or other students can respond to assist you as much as possible. There will also be live sessions where you will be able to ask your questions directly and get an immediate response. These live sessions will be advertised in advance to ensure that everyone is aware of the next live question time.
How long do I have access to the course materials?
You have lifetime access to any of the online courses.
How long will it take me to complete MOVE TO THE BEAT online course?
Everyone learns differently and it depends on how much time you have available to study and practice on a daily basis. It also depends if you have had previous music experience that would assist you with understanding music structure. Taking all of this into account, this course can be completed (if you include your own hours of practice) in a couple of weeks. Experienced instructors may be able to complete it in a couple of days.
What can I teach after completing this online course?
MOVE TO THE BEAT on its own, won’t give you the skills to teach an specific class format, but it will help you understand music better which is the foundation of teaching a class. If you currently teach pre-choreography, pre-designed and/or freestyle classes, MOVE TO THE BEAT online course will take your classes to the next level because you will be using music more effectively. MOVE TO THE BEAT online course, is a module of a larger course that will incorporate a number of more modules that teach different aspects of class design.
What do I need to do after completing MOVE TO THE BEAT?
Make sure you practice the music skills on your own and with other people. Watching the videos will not teach you the skills until you physically practice listening and moving to the beat. If teaching a group fitness class is a goal, then being able to do this in front of others is essential to be able to concentrate on several skills at the same time without being distracted.
Is there an assessment as part of MOVE TO THE BEAT online course?
There will be a simple written assessment at the end of each course, it is not a 'pass' or 'fail' assessment but a self assessment on your understanding of the course and skills learnt. If you choose to complete the full My GROUP MOVE online course (launching late in 2019), there will be an optional practical assessment. To complete this assessment, an additional fee will be charged to assess the video assignment that will need to be provided to attain the MY GROUP MOVE Certificate of Excellence.
Will I receive a certificate of completion at the end?
Yes, after completing the assessment at the end of the course, you will receive an automatic email from us with your digital certificate of completion via email.