Work for Us


Vertical World is looking for enthusiastic and experienced instructors to teach group classes and be available for class substitution at our Seattle location. Fitness classes include strength and conditioning, general conditioning, recover & restore. Yoga classes include Vinyasa, Hatha, Restorative, and Power.

General Duties:

• Plan and instruct challenging, creative, and safe group exercise classes of various sizes
• Emphasize movement quality and cue correct form throughout the class
• Scale movements and intensity for a variety of abilities and fitness levels when appropriate
• Engage participants in an approachable and well-informed manner
• Attend instructor meetings, report on class performance, and engage in regular communication with management
• Coordinate with other fitness instructors for class coverage if necessary
• Use scheduling software to maintain availability, schedule, request time off, and manage class coverage
• Arrive 10 min before scheduled class time to prepare the room, equipment, and welcome members

• Ensure class attendees register for class


• Fitness instructors must hold a current group fitness or personal trainer certificate with a major nationally accreditation organization (NASM, ACE, ACSM, NSCA, etc.) or equivalent
• Yoga instructors must be a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT)
• Must be First Aid and CPR certified• Minimum of 6 months experience instructing group fitness classes and/or private clients
• An interest in training clients for outdoor sports is preferred but not required

• Experience with rock climbing is desired but not required


• Hourly compensation for all classes
• Instructors with a permanent class receive a Vertical World gym membership

• Substitute instructors receive a one-month membership starting from the date of the last class subbed

Class Schedule:

Classes are held seven days a week. Classes and times vary throughout the year to reflect seasonal needs. Morning and evening classes are held most days of the week, as well as Saturday and Sunday mornings. For the most up to date schedule, please visit Vertical World’s online calendar.

Please send all fitness and yoga instructor job inquiries to and include a resume, availability, and desired start date.