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