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Freelance Fitness Instructors - Indian Nationals

Company description

Workout Away was created in December 2018. We are based in London, UK, where all the behind the scenes work happens. The fun stuff, however, takes place in our beautiful fitness resorts both overseas and in the UK. We currently have planned programmes in the UK, Portugal, Greece and India.

Workout Away was created to make fitness on the move easier and more accessible. We aim to provide fantastic fitness experiences for our customers with a combined sense of fun and community. Fitness and wellbeing is a massive part of our lives, and if there's one thing we know how to do, it's to create the perfect fitness holiday!

As we are currently unable to bring tourists from Europe into India due to COVID-19, we'll be focussing on our local customers in India to provide them with word-class fitness holidays within their home country. 


Job description

Freelance Fitness Instructors - Indian Nationals

This position is to fulfil a nine-day work assignment commencing on the 1st November 2021. Initial interviews will start in April 2021. Three days of paid training will be provided to successful candidates.

At Workout Away our guests come to experience their perfect break with fantastic fitness programmes built-in. We know exactly what our customers want, and we're on the lookout for inspirational group fitness leaders based in India.

Our programmes are based in South Goa where our guests come and spend one week with us. Activities range from yoga to cycling and boot camps. Our holidays follow specific timetabled activities with fitness classes delivered by the group fitness leader or local instructors.

As a group fitness leader, you will arrive at the resort ahead of the guests to complete any required preparation. You will oversee the airport transfers to ensure that our guests arrive with ease. During the trip, you will instruct a number of classes and also oversee other group exercise activities. During the evening, you can spend time with the group or take some time out to recharge and enjoy your surroundings.


  • Top-level fitness instructor qualification from a national institution with substantial experience in delivering group fitness classes.

  • Fluency in English is essential.

  • Additional certification for relevant class types.

  • Basic first aid qualification.

  • The legal right to work in India.

  • At least 12 months experience in the fitness industry.

  • A genuine interest in fitness travel.

  • Able to carry out light administration tasks and have the ability to work unsupervised within a customer-focused environment.

  • Experience working within the service industry in customer-facing roles.


You will be provided with:

  • Five-star accommodation during your work assignment

  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner

  • Flights to Goa from your nearest major airport

  • A daily rate of pay well above the industry standard


Application Process


The application process is made up of five steps:

  • Candidates must submit their CV, which outlines details of their fitness experience to date and any other relevant work.

  • As part of the application, you'll be required to submit two short 5-minute videos of you instructing different exercise classes.

  • Please ensure that each submission demonstrates a different style of teaching, with coaching delivered in English.

  • Shortlisted candidates will participate in an initial interview with our manager in the UK. This will take place via video link, e.g. Skype or Zoom.

  • Successful candidates will undertake three days of required training to prepare them for their first trip.


This is a self-employed freelance position; therefore, all income is subject to tax deductions as enforced by the Income Tax Department in India. You are responsible for completing your own ITR form submission as a self-employed individual. 


Contract length: 2 weeks

Application Deadline: 30/04/2021

Expected Start Date: 01/11/2021


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