NESTA is an international fitness organization with a world-class faculty with over 55,000 members from around the world. Approximately 10% of all our members are from outside the U.S. NESTA members have thriving fitness careers in over 50 foreign countries. Countries outside the U.S. with the highest number of NESTA trainers/coaches are Canada, Japan, Australia & China. We welcome students from around the world.
NESTA currently holds the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) accreditation for its Personal Fitness Trainer Certification.
NESTA is a current member of ICE (the governing body of the NCCA). NESTA is currently in the process of reapplying for accreditation.
NESTA is GI Bill approved and offers special rates to our troops and veterans. Click here for more info.
NESTA complies with the Ethics & Safety Compliance Standards as set forth by the (IAFCA) International Association of Fitness Certifying Agencies. ESCS initiative’s goal is to involve nationally recognized certifying agencies and certified trainer compliance requirements through the International Association of Fitness Certifying Agencies (IAFCA).
NESTA is a Corporate Member of IDEA -The World’s Largest Association of Fitness Professionals.
We are a corporate member of IHRSA (International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association). IHRSA helps set standards for the fitness industry.
NASM has approved the following programs for 1.9 CEUs each: MMA Conditioning Coach Certification, Triathlon Coach Certification, and Heart Rate Performance Specialist.
NSCA (National Strenght and Conditioning Association) has approved the following programs: MMA Conditioning Coach Certification 2.0 CEUs, Triathlon Coach Certification 2.0 CEUs, Heart Rate Performance Specialist .8 CEUs. This applies to both CSCS and NSCA-CPT.
NESTA is listed with Dun and Bradstreet #555767826