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Olympia Personal Trainer Program
  • Massage Therapy


    • Morning Classes start January 30, 2018
    • Evening Classes start May 7, 2018
    • Weekend Classes start November 3, 2018


  • Personal Training

    • Morning – CPT (Level 1) Classes start March 5, 2018

Olympia Personal Trainer School

Turn your passion for fitness and exercise into a rewarding career with our Olympia Certified Personal Trainer School at Bodymechanics.

Make a difference in your career – while helping others get healthy.  Join Bodymechanics School for our hands-on Olympia Personal Trainer School.  Bodymechanics School is an academic partner of the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) – the premier personal trainer program in the US.

The Bodymechanics School mission has long been “to create exceptional massage practitioners” with a solid foundation in advanced bodywork techniques.  Our massage school has been in Olympia since 1999.  School owner, Shari Aldrich, LMP has committed to innovating and raising the bar to the education experience for those who desire to make a lasting change in the lives of those they touch.  For that reason, in January 2015, Bodymechanics School launched its newest program – Certified Personal Trainer Program.

Olympia Personal Trainer The Bodymechanics School of Personal Training is hands-on training, set in a functioning boot camp facility.  We also regularly workout in other gyms to utilize many types of equipment.

Our students will have the unique opportunity to engage with active members and develop real case studies; as well as physically go through everything themselves.  Students will get a step up on their professional careers as a Certified Personal Trainer through our interactive program, rather than imagine personal training while sitting in front of a computer.

Bodymechanics School in Olympia WA entered into an exclusive academic partnership with the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) to promote and implement the NASM curriculum for the following programs:

  • Certified Personal Trainer (CPT)
  • Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES)
  • Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES)
  • Behavior Change Specialist (BCS)

What this means to students attending Bodymechanics School for their personal trainer needs – from new  trainer to seasoned trainer looking to add more certifications – we are prepared to offer advanced training in our facility.  The NASM Personal Training Program – Olympia is hands-on, taught by leaders in their fields who offer the most current and relevant research to their classes.

We offer the most qualified instructors who are committed to your success as a Personal Trainer.

  • DeWayne Unger, NASM Master Trainer – Program Design, Exercise Psychology
  • Ken Nutter, DC – Anatomy, Physiology and Kinesiology instructor, Functional Movement
  • Shari Aldrich, LMP – Business instructor

Invest in yourself and your education and study to become a Certified Personal Trainer. With multiple class starts every year, we are primed to help you reach your goals.  Click here for more information –>  Olympia Personal Trainer School

Read on for extended program details.

Course Descriptions:

400-Hour Classroom Curriculum
Certified Personal Trainer


Kinesiology of Human Movement 
This segment is the foundational class of comprehension and application between the muscular system, skeletal system and nervous system. Study and apply the knowledge through a variety of assessments, which help the student evaluate the efficiency of the neuromuscular kinetic chain.

Anatomy, Pathology & Physiology 
Gain detailed knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathologies and see how exercise has a direct effect on body systems, cell energy production, adaptations to cell stress, and guidelines for adaptations.

Exercise Psychology 
This segment teaches the student the psychology behind exercise and understanding behavioral modifications. Gain exposure to the study of nutrition and a healthy diet.

Fitness Integration 
Students in this segment will learn exercise prescriptions and contraindications. Specifically, students will learn program design and progressions, flexibility training, core training, balance training, plyometric training and self myofascial release training. Special populations will be addressed.

Professional Development 
Research into professionalism and ethics in this segment. Participate in 3 case studies and prepare reports on the cases. Detailed marketing and business development tools to be developed and researched. 

Steps to enroll

  • Apply and submit your $100 deposit (non-refundable)
  • Attend our Intro to Personal Training and Exercise Therapy Workshop Call for date
  • Class size is limited to 16 students, and are taken on a first come-first serve basis.
  • The cost for the 400-hour program is $4000.00 (Payment plans are available)
  • Our next start is May 22, 2017
  • Morning session will run Monday – Friday from 8 am – 12:00 pm
  • Call today to get started in this exciting class (360) 350-0015




2330 Mottman Road #106 Tumwater WA 98512

(360) 350-0015


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