The BBB New Instructor Workshop is delivered by a team of OSU researchers and BBB Master Trainers. Learn the latest research and information about exercise programming to promote skeletal health, reduce the risk for falls, and support adults to improve their overall health and well-being.
2024 Instructor Certification Training
Dates for the 2024 Better Bones & Balance® New Instructor Training are to be determined. Historically, the training takes place once a year in August or September in Corvallis, Oregon. This hybrid training aims to teach participants the topics of skeletal development, falls & fractures, age-related balance changes, and more. Lecture materials will be completed online at your own pace, then all participants will come together in-person for one day of practical training sessions.
Who Can Attend?
Anyone with a passion for fitness and health, an outgoing personality, and a dedication to teaching others is welcome to become a BBB instructor. Some prior knowledge of fitness and/or exercise leadership or experience as a group fitness leader and/or participant is recommended, but not required.
Dates & Location
Below are the fees for the 2023 New Instructor Training. Fees are subject to change each year.
Registration fee: $350.00
BBB Licensing fee: $80.00
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The 2023 New Instructor Training was held on August 26, 2023 at Linn-Benton Community College's Benton Center in Corvallis, Oregon. We were able to train 28 new instructors with the help of our wonderful Master Trainers and BBB team, making this the second largest cohort of new instructors since formal certification began in 2010. Additional information from the 2023 Training can be found below.
57.1% age 50 years or older
14 Oregon counties + 1 Washington county represented
Training Agenda and Preparation
Click on the buttons below to view the agenda and "Know Before You Go" document from the 2023 Training.