I’ve always loved fitness! Throughout my school years, I participated and competed in gymnastics and track. My early 20’s took me in another direction. I began working for attorneys when I was 19 and continued that occupation for approximately 8 years. I then worked for the power company in Spokane, Avista, as a Gas Scheduler. I worked there for 5 years. During this time period, I also coached gymnastics and judged and directed gymnastics meets.
Yoga came pretty naturally to me coming from a gymnastics background so, four years ago, i became certified and began teaching it. I found that I had a passion for teaching and continued on with my certification to the 200 hour level. I also got certified to teach Pilates 4 years ago. As a means of toning up for my wedding, I started lifting weights about 4.5 years ago. I loved it and continued lifting regularly ever since. I became certified as a personal trainer to enrich my education of the body and be a better instructor. I’ve competed in 3 shows as a figures competitor. At the end of last year, I competed in the “Night of the Champions” in Spokane, Washington, and won First place in my division and then won Overall for Figures. This year, I competed in the “Vancouver Naturals” and won second place in my division.
I tried Zumba two years ago and immediately fell in love with it. I am now certified in Zumba Level 1 (a couple times), Zumba Level 2, Zumba Gold (a couple times). I’ve been instructing Zumba for approximately two years. I love teaching Zumba and hearing the wonderful stories from my students about how my classes have helped them progress in their fitness levels and resolve health issues for them. It is very rewarding and I have some of the most amazing Zumba students! I just love em’!
Come and try some classes with me today! Ditch the workout and Join the Party! Who knew being fit could be this much fun!! 🙂
My Education: I graduated from EWU with my Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations and I received my Master’s Degree in Communication and Leadership from Gonzaga University.
Yoga Instructor (200 hour)
Certified Personal Trainer
NPC Figures Champion