About Janis Dorfman
Janis continues to upgrade her knowledge and qualifications, keeping them valid by means of obtaining the required continuing education credits
- Johnny G Spinning Presenter and Instructor
- A.C.E. (USA) Certified Group Fitness Instructor
- A.C.E. (USA) Certified Personal Trainer
- A.C.E. (USA) Lifestyle & Weight Management Consultant
- I.D.E.A. (USA) Master Personal Trainer
(regular attendance every two years at International I.D.E.A. Convention)
Former K.F.I. Tutor and Examiner for National Certification Courses. Former K.F.I. Training Gymnasium to provide practical training and apprenticeship for K.F.I. students.
Workshop Conference Presentations
- Keep Fit International: National Conference September 1994 workshop
- Body Fanatics workshop
- S.A.A. (South African Airways) workshop
- First National Bank (Bank City) workshop
- Standard Bank of South Africa workshop
- S.A.B.C. Bodybeat: breakfast TV - daily 5-minute slot for 6 weeks
- Everybody Matters workshop
Work and Training History
2001Awarded the level of Master Personal Trainer by I.D.E.A. (USA)
1997 - 2000Involved in several charity drives by organising Spinathons to raise money, inter alia, The Star Christmas Hamper Fund, Women against Child Abuse and contributed to the Zoo to help to improve the conditions for the animals. Has appeared several times for Spinning on S.A.T.V. and often in magazines and newspapers.
1997Built the Janis Dorfman Spinning Centre with 30 Schwinn bikes as an additional facility to the existing Malcolm Dorfman Karate and Fitness Institute.
1996Among first group to be certified as Spinning Instructors. Instructed on a regular basis at Old Eds Health & Racquet Club since inception of Spinning at H&R to date. Currenty also instructing a regular class at Sandton H&R.
February 1996Climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. Trained accompanying TV personality for this event. Televised on SABC TV on March 1, 1996.
October 1995Get Active show on national television
1993 - 1995Held contract to teach pre- and post-natal exercises at Park Lane Clinic
1992Commenced Peronal one-on-one training for private clients at the Malcolm and Janis Dorfman Gym after receiving the A.C.E. Personal Trainer Certification.
1988 - 1996Taught the Janis Dorfman Workout at lunchtimes to the staff of Rand Merchant Bank
1986 - 1999Held the contract to teach the Janis Dorfman Workout at the University of the Witwatersrand
1984 - 2000Operated the Janis Dorfman Workout in Parktown North, Johannesburg - main emphasis being Calisthenics and Step
1978 - 1983Lived and taught in California, U.S.A., at the Great Shape, Nautilus, Holiday Health Spas, Family Fitness Inc and Sports Connection
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