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Leah Holmes

Certified Personal Trainer

 

I was always considered “the active one” in my household and community growing up.  I developed a strong passion and love for running and began my track and field career at an early age.  I ran throughout my first years of college until suffering an injury, which put my Olympic dreams on hold.  During my freshman year of college, I found myself journeying into my first live aerobics class.  I was in heaven as I had grown up watching a variety of aerobics classes on video.  I began attending classes regularly and found myself studying formats, getting to know instructors, and developing a curiosity for helping people build and maintain strength.  

 

I was always aware that attending group fitness and aerobics classes was for a greater purpose than the workout (in my case).  I just could not put my finger on it in the beginning but I knew things would eventually come full circle.  Despite the shy, wall flower I was always known to be, helping people reach fitness goals has been something I have been drawn to do and that is what became more important.  The beautiful thing I remain conscious of when teaching is that we all came together for the common interest of physical activity.  Regardless of the fitness level, together, we create a positive space of happiness, hard work, and inspiration.  

 

Firstly, I earned my Group Fitness Certification and Zumba License. I later earned my Personal Training Certification.  I am also certified in Senior Fitness and Youth Fitness (group and one on one).  It has been beyond a joy to work with groups and one on one clients of all ages and walks of life.  I graduated from UNC-Greensboro with a Bachelors of Arts in English and a Masters of Arts and Liberal Studies and Global Studies Certificate.  Initially, my goal was to work abroad in the arena of Foreign Service, but a career in Fitness found me.  I absolutely love what I do and eternally grateful for the ability to reach and connect with people in helps to attempt and accomplish their health and wellness goals.  

 

I truly believe that fitness, health, and wellness is a lifestyle and I am happy to help anyone in taking steps in beginning and/or furthering their fitness goals.  Let’s connect the dots together