Music Therapy for Personal Trainers (0.3 CEUs)


CEUs Valid for:
  • CGxI
  • CPT
  • SFS
  • SFPT
  • YFS

Music Therapy for Personal Trainers

0.3 CEU

What's included with this product: Access to online video, online manual and online quiz to earn your CEUs.

Video is also available in Spanish

Training special populations is rapidly becoming a new focus of personal training across the world. Trainers have welcomed changes in techniques and programming to help them keep clients engaged and meeting their goals. According to the American Music Therapy Association: “Music Therapy is an established health profession in which music is used within a therapeutic relationship to address physical, emotional, cognitive, and social needs of individuals.” Music Therapy in Special Populations Research has shown that the following groups can benefit from therapy:

About the Authors

Kelly McLendon

Kelly McLendon is a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT– 200). She completed her training in 2011 at Pranayoga School of Yoga and Health. She is also an ACE-certified personal trainer (ACE-CPT), certified Level 1 Spinning instructor and STOTT Pilates Reformer instructor. More information about Kelly can be found on her website, at

Carlos Hatem

Los Angeles-based musician Carlos Hatem, playing drums, percussion and composing, has toured the world performing and recording with the best in the business. Widely known for his versatility, he has worked with Tito Puente, Chick Corea, Mick Taylor, Cristian Castro, R.B. Grieves, Iron Butterfly, Havana, Scott Page, Rabito, LATC Theater group, The Tydes and a host of top names from Rock, Jazz, Latin, R&B, Country and Pop worlds. His music, image and sound have appeared in numerous national and international commercials including Hersheys, Macintosh, Disney, Kodak and Miller Lite. He has appeared in many films and television shows including a 2 season tenure as a member of the TV band on the "Paul Rodriguez Show" and in the band of the internationally syndicated TV talent show "Cuanto Cuesta El Show". "Artist of the Year" winner on ABC's "Bravisimo". Carlos has appeared in music videos for artists from Neil Young to Enrique Iglesias. As a composer, his scoring credits include "NFL Films", "Supershow Deportivo", "NFL Blast" and "Public Disclosure". He has extensive production experience as the music director for such companies as Stickman Pictures and Rhythm Star Records. As an educator he has taught at the Eubanks Conservatory of Music, private and group lessons, and his new DVD of percussion instruction entitled "THE PERCUSSION CHANNEL PRESENTS: "GREATEST HITS" available on AMAZON.COM

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