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living by 2030.
Bring healthy living to everybody in the world through education and community.
We serve others.
We provide exceptional service.
We build solid relationships.
We promote healthy living.
We have a reciprocal relationship with wellness.
We actively pursue work / life synergy.
We focus on solutions not problems.
We work step-by-step ferociously.
We set goals to accomplish our mission of changing lives.
We hold ourselves and each other accountable to show up and put the work in.
We "Get It Done".
The IHRSA is a trade association serving the global health club and fitness industry. The mission of IHRSA is to grow, protect and promote the health and fitness industry, and to provide its members with benefits that will help them be more successful. The IHRSA is dedicated to making the world healthier through regular exercise and activity promotion.
Yoga Alliance is the leading authority on yoga standards and credentialing, responsible for upholding ethics in yoga instruction and course framework to ensure safe, high-quality, accessible and equitable yoga teaching. It is the largest non-profit organization representing the yoga community.
ISSA’s Yoga 200 course is a Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga School (RYS-200), which meets the elevated standards of the Yoga Alliance. Students who complete ISSA’s Yoga 200-Hour Teacher Training are eligible to register with Yoga Alliance as a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT-200).
The National Board of Fitness Examiners (NBFE) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to ensure to the public that qualified fitness professionals who have successfully passed the National Board examination have achieved an approved level of competency in the health and fitness industry. The NBFE promotes the services of qualified fitness professionals as a viable means of improving public health.
Since 1985 the California Association of Private Postsecondary Schools has worked with the State's Governors, Legislature, elected officials and the numerous regulatory agencies to promote high quality education.
The New York Chiropractic College assists future doctors of chiropractic achieve their career goals, New York Chiropractic College offers a unique educational program that gives students access to many career possibilities. The mission of New York Chiropractic College is to provide leadership and academic excellence in all our degree granting programs through a commitment to quality education and patient care, research excellence, professional service, and the fostering of lifelong learning for all members of our community. ISSA is approved for continuing education credits for chiropractors through the New York Chiropractic College.
The Better Business Bureau's mission is to promote and foster the highest ethical relationship between businesses and the public through voluntary self-regulation, consumer and business education, and service excellence.
ISSA has been ranked on the 2023 Inc. 5000 annual list of the fastest-growing private companies in America. The prestigious ranking provides a data-driven look at the most successful companies within the economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent, entrepreneurial businesses. The Inc. 5000 class of 2023 represents companies that have driven rapid revenue growth while navigating inflationary pressure, the rising costs of capital, and seemingly intractable hiring challenges.
The International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA) is formed by a team of renowned fitness experts to stem the tide of physical decline. ISSA is founded with the mission of increasing the fitness of the people on our planet by helping more fitness professionals enjoy a successful career in fitness.
ISSA launches Weekend Educational Workshops
The ISSA becomes the first fitness certification organization to mandate continuing education.
The ISSA sees the educational and information sharing potential and power of the Internet and launches its first online site at ISSA-USA
ISSA launches ProTrainer Online Magazine
Specialist in Performance Nutrition Course is launched
Strength & Conditioning Course is launched
Youth Fitness Trainer Course is launched
ISSA celebrates its 10-year anniversary
Specialist in Senior Fitness Course is launched
Certified Fitness Trainer final examination is offered online
ISSA becomes a Provisional Affiliate of National Board of Fitness Examiners (NBFE)
8th edition of ISSA Certified Fitness Trainer is launched
ISSA earns an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau (BBB)
New Study Guides added to all major certification courses
3D Exercise Lab is launched
ISSA celebrates its 20-year anniversary
ISSA launches new Specialist Fitness Nutrition course authored by John Berardi
ISSA launches 10 week Guided Study On Track lecture and audio series
ISSA begins offering Members Free Professional Website for business purposes
ISSA Launches Public Division For the Health of It monthly newsletter
ISSA earns full Affiliate status with the NBFE
ISSA launches Thank a Vet — Hire a Vet national campaign
Champions Youth Fitness teams up with KidShape 2.0 and ISSA to boost youth fitness
ISSA busts the myth that one-size-fits-all diets work
Huffington Post names ISSA one of the top Personal Training Certifications in America
Andrew Wyant, former National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) president, becomes President and CEO of ISSA. The global leader in fitness and nutrition education shapes ISSA's new headquarters in Arizona
ISSA launches first certification for DNA-Based fitness training programs
Rich Brown joins ISSA from Digital Air Strike as the new CIO
ISSA releases Fitness Certification Program tailored to military veterans and their families looking to make fitness training a career
Rachael Cordova joins ISSA from Manifest as the new CFO
ISSA launches partnership with leading online fitness and allied healthcare professionals organization, MedFit Network and MedFit Education Foundation
DNA-Based Fitness Coach program is launched
ISSA acquires NCCPT (National Counsel of Certified Personal Trainers), now NCCA accredited
Yoga Certification course is launched
Weight Management Instructor course is launched
Powerlifting Instructor course is launched
Online Coaching Certification course is launched
Lifespan Coach Certification course is launched
ISSA Launches Certified Indoor Cycling Instructor Course
Tailwind Capital Acquires ISSA to Build the Leading eLearning Platform for the Fitness & Wellness Industry
ISSA Ranked in Inc. 5000 annual list of the fastest-growing private companies in America.