Certification Information

PL3Y hosts and certifies instructors in all our programs, all over the world. If you'd like to host a PL3Y training in your city, contact us here and let us know - we'd love to play in your area.

 
 

PL3Y Certifications

DANCEPL3Y: KIDS

DANCEPL3Y (dance-play) KIDS is a high-energy kids physical activity program that “plays” with dance while promoting positive mental health through the 3 Rules of PL3Y: Be Positive. Be Fun. Be Yourself. Kids love learning simple moves from a variety of styles – Hip Hop, Urban, Ballroom, Bollywood, Lyrical, Jazz/Funk as they get interACTIVE with their peers.

DANCEPL3Y KIDS DEVELOPS FUNDAMENTAL MOVEMENT SKILLS, PHYSICAL LITERACY, PERSONAL FITNESS, DANCE MOVEMENT VOCABULARY AND MUSICALITY.

The internationally accredited, award-winning program is developed by an international team of Physical Education and children’s fitness experts to address the physical, social, emotional and creative growth and development of children and youth. Kids ages 6-12 meet their Daily Physical Activity requirements through a variety of dance, fitness and rhythm challenges while developing self-confidence and positive attitudes towards lifelong active living.

 
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DANCEPL3Y: Preschool

DANCEPL3Y Preschool also needs to be on there as these classes are separate and we have a separate training course (online only, currently only for people who have already taken DPKids, but eventually will be available online as it’s own online course)

 

dancepl3Y: adults

DANCEPL3Y (dance-play) classes are designed for people who want a really fun workout. It’s as simple as that.

Our energizing and interACTIVE classes uses simple get-sweaty moves combined with your favourite bust-a-move songs. Each class features a variety of dance genres, from Hip Hop, Dancehall, Lyrical, Krump, Pop Video, Jazz, Country and more to get your heart pumping as you dance yourself fit. Forget 5-6-7-8, or left foot/right foot choreography, there are only 3 Rules to follow in this class: Be Positive. Be Fun. Be Yourself!

So the question is…are you ready to #sweatHAPPY?

 

POWERPL3Y

Discover how PLAY-based training can be a powerful (and ridiculously fun) way to get fit! Join us for POWERPL3Y (power-play), an athletic strength and conditioning class that focuses on simplicity, group interACTIVITY and positivity.  Fuel your inner athlete through strength, agility, balance, coordination, and functional training drills that will inspire you to #trainoutsidethebox.

 
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PL3YGROUND

PL3YGROUND is an outdoor, all-for-fun, cardio and strength-training workout for adults and families who are ready to get playful with their fitness! Learn new interactive games and enjoy some favourites from your past. Individual and group challenges will motivate you to maximize your physical potential and boost your mental health by jumping, sprinting, laughing, climbing, rolling, leaping, high-fiving and smiling. Get outside, get together and #sweatHAPPY!

FAQs

DO I NEED ANY SPECIAL TRAINING BEFORE I CAN BECOME A PL3Y INSTRUCTOR?

You do not need to have any specialized fitness qualifications in order to attend a PL3Y Instructor Course, you simply need a passion and love for getting people active through positivity and playfulness! We welcome people from all backgrounds to our training courses. Your 2-Day Instructor Course will provide you with the foundations to deliver a high-quality physical literacy fitness class in a variety of different sectors. Instructors who wish to deliver PL3Y Programs in the fitness sector must obtain fitness qualifications according to your region in order to obtain the necessary insurance. Proof of First Aid and CPR-C with AED is required when you submit your practicum forms for Certification.

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BECOME A CERTIFIED PL3Y INSTRUCTOR?

Early registration for a course is $385 (registration 3 weeks before the course) and $450 for normal registration. Discounts are available for groups of 5 or more.

DO YOU HAVE TO PAY ONGOING FEES TO USE THE BRAND?

Yes. PL3Y Inc. offers a tiered licensing model to instructors and organizations based on their educational, not-for-profit or commercial status. Discounted rates are available for not-for-profit groups (YMCAs) and school teachers for our DANCEPL3Y Kids and Preschool Programs.

WHAT INDUSTRY SECTORS ARE PL3Y PROGRAMS DESIGNED FOR?

PL3Y Programs are specifically designed to develop physical literacy and positive mental health, therefore any industry whose focus is on developing fundamental movement skills in a playful way is in alignment! DANCEPL3Y programs are high-energy dance-fitness fusion programs that are great for recreation centres, after-school programs, dance studios and fitness gyms that are looking to offer an active dance program. POWERPL3Y is best suited for the fitness and recreation sectors as the program focuses on strength and athletic conditioning. PL3YGROUND is great for recreation centres or organizations who want to offer family fitness fun!

DO I CREATE MY OWN CHOREOGRAPHY?

No. All PL3Y Program Instructors follow pre-choreographed songs or sequences. As a Certified instructor you can create you own playlists from the Online Choreography Database which provides a wide selection of dance styles, music types and movement purposes.

DO I NEED TO SHARE MY CLASS PROFITS WITH PL3Y INC.?

No. You keep what you make! Instructors pay a flat monthly membership fee which allows you to more easily build a successful businesses – the sky is the limit! Through our Commercial PL3Y Inc. Instructor Memberships, you will have access to business launch tools and training to help you learn how to maximize their investments and launch successful classes in their area.

WHAT RESOURCES WILL I HAVE ACCESS TO AS A PL3Y INSTRUCTOR?

You will become part of an exciting and supportive community of PL3Y instructors- aka Engineers of Awesome. The Online Choreography Database provides instructors with playlists and choreography videos on a regular basis. Our online community of instructors connect through a Facebook group, where they can swap ideas, and successes, with other instructors. We also offer seasonal marketing kits that make it easy for you to promote your classes.

HOW DO I REGISTER FOR A TRAINING COURSE?

Scroll down and click the link to view all available certification courses.

BECOME A CERTIFIED PL3Y INSTRUCTOR – A.K.A. ENGINEER OF AWESOME!

As an ENGINEER OF AWESOME you will learn to create ridiculously fun and feel great moments using simple and effective fitness moves taught with motivating and positive coaching cues. ENGINEERS OF AWESOME help people feel awesome through movement, establish a space that encourages everyday people to foster a PLAYFUL and POSITIVE mindset and give people permission to discover ‘the BEST version’ of themselves.