Sr Fitness & Wellness Instructor

Title Sr Fitness & Wellness Instructor
Category Onboard, Programs

Sr Fitness & Wellness Instructor – Luxury Mega Yacht

The World, Residences at Sea, is the largest privately owned residential yacht on earth. Employees of The World strive for excellence in everything we do. We live and work on a one-of-a-kind luxury yacht that sails continuously around the world. Every few days you will wake to an exciting new port of call. It’s the ultimate way to work and travel all in one.

The Senior Fitness & Wellness Instructor’s primary responsibility is to manage all aspects of the Fitness Center and Fitness & Wellness Program to promote health and fitness activities for all Residents and Guests (R&G). This position develops a range of fitness and wellness programs for individuals and groups, personalizing sessions according to ability and also includes one-on-one personal training sessions in order to assist Residents to reach their personal fitness goals.


  • Ensure the Fitness Center maintains a fresh and innovative program by creating and developing new personalized fitness and wellness programs for individuals and groups and at varying fitness levels
  • Conduct safe and effective classes for Residents & Guests
  • Conduct one-on-one personal training sessions for Residents & Guests aimed at progressive program development factoring in each individual’s goals and limitations
  • Conduct daily yoga and Pilates classes
  • Plan the onboard fitness and wellness program schedule a minimum 21 days ahead, publish a weekly fitness and wellness class schedule tailor made to those Residents & Guests onboard
  • Responsible for the continuous development of the onboard product and our commitment to “bringing the destination alive” by creating and delivering events and experiences for Residents and Guests
  • Research, plan, promote and guide a wide variety of destination related fitness & wellness outings (such as hiking, biking, walking, kayaking, snorkeling) and other destination related activities in upcoming ports and during Expeditions. Such events should be planned a minimum 121 days ahead in cooperation with the shoreside destination planning team
  • Stay abreast of all the latest fitness and wellness trends, incorporate into the onboard program if feasible
  • Establish relationships with shoreside high-end fitness clubs and institutions with the aim of bringing third party fitness and wellness specialists and consultants onboard as part of an enhanced fitness and wellness program

Hiring Requirements

  • Able to read, write and speak fluently in English
  • BA/BS 3–4-year degree in Physical Education (or foreign equivalent) essential
  • Certified Personal Trainer, Aerobics Instructor, Pilates Instructor, Pilates Reformer, Yoga Instructor ideally specializing in vinyasa, meditative/Ashtanga and Restorative yoga. Additional fitness & wellness related instructor qualifications preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience on a luxury cruise ship, private country club or similar, luxury hotel or resort
  • One additional language (German, French, Italian, Spanish) preferred
  • Good computer skills to include Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Working knowledge of point of sales systems, inventory management systems, Fidelio and computerized reservation systems. Strong administrative and organizational skills

Along with worldwide travel opportunities, The World offers many other benefits. Our team members are afforded comfortable accommodations, delicious meals, facilities including a fitness center, state- of- the- art bicycles, crew bar, outside sun / seating deck, and a variety of crew enrichment activities. In addition, we have the most generous Tuition Reimbursement Program in the industry.

At The World we are one team, always passionate and caring and supporting one another in mutual respect. We have a unified, empowered, and strong team culture that values diversity and recognizes, develops and retains talent.

Please note that all candidates must complete an online employment application before being considered for any open position. Interviews will only be arranged after receipt and review of such online application and are ‘by appointment only’. Qualified candidates will be contacted by a representative of the Human Resources Team.

ROW Management Ltd. is committed to the health and well-being of our Crew. All Crew Members are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide evidence of completion of a vaccination regime (vaccination card / certificate or digital immunity passport) approved by the EU (EMA – European Medicines Agency) or the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

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