Interval Programming Director- Chicago

Chicago, IL (All Locations) /
Instructors – Interval /
/ On-site
Studio Three is looking for a world-class interval programming director to help continue to build and inspire our team in the Chicago market.  We expect you to be energetic, knowledgeable and have a magnetic personality, plus have previous experience that demonstrates you thriving in a team environment.  A group driven workout that produces proven results, our signature TORCH class delivers strength, power and endurance all in one inclusive and immersive environment as you will be responsible for cuing and leading classes through 3 integral stations- all going on at one time- the tread, rower, and floor/weight exercises. 

Inclusive- Studio Three instructors are a family of open arms with open minds.  We know that our clients wake up every morning searching for ways to continue to build their better self- no matter what- everyone is an athlete.  
Fun- Studio Three instructors love what we do and it shows.  While we motivate our clients and each other with intelligent programming, powerful playlist and dynamic energy, we laugh along the way and enjoy what we do.
Committed-Studio Three instructors are here to make a real difference in people’s lives.  Nothing is more rewarding than doing the things that matter.
Innovative- Studio Three instructors take the tools they have been provided and work to solve problems individually and as a group.  They are also able to provide modifications and harder pushes for clients with differing abilities.
Empathetic- Studio Three instructors make it a point to listen, really listen- so we can understand our members and meet them where they are.  Only then can we help them achieve their goals.
Humble- Studio Three instructors are not ass-holes.  They don’t shame.  They don’t judge, bully, or flaunt.
Real- Studio Three instructors are not trying to pretend.  They are here to share the true special moments in people’s lives and build lasting relationships as they can make a major/lasting impact on each and every person that walks in the door.

The responsibilities and duties of this position described here are representative of those an employee must perform. This is not a comprehensive list and other duties may be assigned.

Programming Director
-Studio Three Instructor that leads and motivates members through first-class workouts that offer the ultimate S3 branded experiences.
-Teaches 8+ permanent classes/wk with expectation to assist with subbing weekly.
-Responsible for leading and overseeing training programs with prospective new hires with talent leads and others as the Company sees fit.
-Works with Studio Managers, Fellow Directors, Regional Directors in production and facilitation of programming and secondary educational training to support team development and studio business growth.
-Assists with instructor sub requests, schedule adjustments, instructor on-boarding and off-boarding, reporting and HR/Growth Conversations.
-Assists with instructor development plans and review processes with the Talent Leads and delivers ongoing and balanced feedback to instructors during regular class attendance and check ins. 
-Maintains minimum 3 class attendance feedback sessions weekly and executes quarterly class reviews with instructor roster; mentoring and nurturing team.
-Maintains close communication with Studio Manager and staff to deliver the ultimate member experience by having presence -in the studios for 40 hours a week (includes teaching). 
-Assists with membership growth, new student conversations, community engagement, and leadership presence.
-Consults with Regional Director and Executive Team to drive business revenue through scheduling strategies, reporting of analytics and teacher availability.
-Acts as a dependable, responsible, optimistic member of the Talent Team consistently being open and positive to changes that align with organizational strategies. 
-Recognizes and presents opportunities for programming development and team development.Recruiting and networking with absolute superstars who have the same passion for fitness that we do, inspiring potential new auditionees/applicants to be driven to the S3 Brand.
-Maintain a consistent Studio Three social media presence in line with Company’s social media guidelines- as well as set a leading example for instructors to succeed on this basis.
-Works with the marketing team to develop photoshoot opportunities, story templates, live stories, etc.

-Physically Fit and able to execute exercises and monitor and correct moves properly
-Preferred but not required: 2 years of professional teaching experience in group fitness or similar.
-Current Group Fitness or Personal Training Certifications preferred. 
-Active CPR/AED Certification.
-Must have availability to teach a minimum of 4 classes per week
-Passion and enthusiasm for Studio Three Brand.
-Availability for non-traditional hours.
-Exceptional customer service skills.
-Ability to move and lift supplies of 30+ lbs.

-We offer competitive salary, benefits, and industry leading commission and growth opportunities for Studio employees
-Complimentary Studio membership
-Perks, discounts and incentives with our retail, products and partnerships across all of our Studios

This job description is intended to describe the general requirements for the position. It is not a complete statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Other duties not listed here may be assigned as necessary to ensure the proper operations of the club.

Studio Three is an equal opportunity employer. For more information regarding our career opportunities, please visit one of our clubs or our website at

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. Must have a legal right to work in the United States.

Studio Three, Chicago’s leading fitness boutique since 2015, encompasses three elite fitness studios under one roof: Interval, Cycle, and Yoga. The first concept of its kind, Studio Three unites these effective disciplines with best-in-class instructors, cutting edge technology, custom-designed performance equipment, striking interiors and a fiercely loyal community.

Studio Three has been recognized as ClassPass’ “Number One Studio in Chicago” in 2020, one of Crain’s Chicago Business’ “Top 100 Places to Work” in 2019 and was featured in The Wall Street Journal as a wellness innovator during COVID-19. Inc. Magazine also placed the company at 225 in its annual Midwest 5000 business ranking in 2021. Studio Three has three Chicago locations, with studios opening in downtown Austin and Miami’s Wynwood Arts District in 2023. For more information, visit and follow us at @studiothree on social.