Dean Craven

With an education in, and forensic understanding of, music; a background in amateur rowing; time on a cruise-ship as a fitness instructor, and a career in the music broadcasting industry; I seek to build upon, and adapt the portfolio of skills I’ve developed for use them in the fitness industry. My aim is simple: - to be a communicative and intuitive tutor and leader of group exercise classes.

Key skills

Animating music; delivering complex choreography; coaching and mentoring; engaging with and managing challenging customers; planning and scheduling; excellent presentation and communication skills; presenting enjoyable, motivating and effective group exercise classes.

Areas of Expertise

Preparing high quality teaching and learning materials and resources and delivering sessions in both theoretical and practical components of fitness qualifications.

Rights clearance and music copyright law.

Tasked with Invigorating stagnant fitness classes to turn-around attendance figures.

Qualified NVQ Level II Exercise to Music instructor.

Developing training regime and leading circuit-training for rowing squads.

Completed the Les Mills Body Pump Advanced Instructor Module 1 course