Exercise Theory Course

****A lot of our courses have been cancelled and/or postponed due to COVID-19… as soon as more course dates are available, we will add them to this page. For now, these are all the Courses available. This course is available both in person and via distance education.

Learn the basic theory behind fitness classes including leadership, health and fitness, anatomy, physiology, applied movement mechanics, principles of training, Exercise analysis & Risk Management, body composition, Program planning, workout design and basic nutrition. This course will give you the knowledge to proceed to the practical modules. This course is required in order to take any of the MFC Certification Courses.

Exercise Theory Course


University of Manitoba – Active Living Centre = Online LIVE zoom Classes = Tuesdays – 5 classes
November 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2021.
6 pm – 10 pm

Attendance is required at all classes to complete the course. To Register go to University of Manitoba.  Under Course Type: choose Manitoba Fitness Council Certification Courses. Click Search.


MFC Online LIVE zoom Classes = Tuesdays – 5 classes
January 18, 25, February 1, 8, and 15, 2022.
6 pm – 10 pm

Attendance is required at all classes to complete the course. Please Register Here. Please call 204-235-1245 for more information.


Steinbach = Exercise Theory Course @ Connections Yoga & Cycle Studio
January 28-30, 2022.
Friday 5pm – 9pm, Saturday/Sunday 9am-5pm in-person

Attendance is required at all classes to complete the course. Please register here.


Exercise Theory Course @ the Rady JCC
February 25 – 27, 2022.
Friday 5pm – 9pm virtual class, Saturday/Sunday 9am-5pm in-person

Attendance is required at all classes to complete the course. Registration Link will be coming soon. Please call 204-235-1245 for more information.


Exercise Theory Course
University of Manitoba – Active Living Centre

March 11 – virtual (6-10pm)
March 12 – in person (9-5)
March 18 – virtual (6-10)
March 19 – in person (9-5)
Attendance is required at all classes to complete the course.
To Register go to University of Manitoba. Under Course Type: choose Manitoba Fitness Council Certification Courses. Click Search.
Manuals must be purchased from the MFC office, please call 204-235-1245 to arrange for manual.


Exercise Theory Course
University of Manitoba – Active Living Centre

May 9 – virtual (6-10pm)
May 11 – in person (9-5)
May 13 – virtual (6-10)
May 14 – in person (9-5)
Attendance is required at all classes to complete the course.
To Register go to University of Manitoba. Under Course Type: choose Manitoba Fitness Council Certification Courses. Click Search.
Manuals must be purchased from the MFC office, please call 204-235-1245 to arrange for manual.


Distance Education

Exercise Theory is always available by distance education, now with prerecorded webinars included!

To register click here! For more information please contact the Manitoba Fitness Council at info@manitobafitnesscouncil.ca

“I was surprised and level of detail that was involved in this coursework. Well done!”

Jane Cyan