More than 19 years experience in multiple health and wellness arenas; corporate and commercial fitness as an Assistant Manager, Fitness Director, Master Trainer, Fitness Specialist and Competitive Gymnastics Strength Coach.
Instructor for the National Personal Training Institute, a state-endorsed school for aspiring personal trainers for 6 years.
In-home personal trainer for 15 years.
2 nationally accredited certifications: Certified Strength Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength Conditioning Association (NSCA) and Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) through the National Council on Strength and Fitness (NCSF).
Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES) through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM): 2014.
Member of various organizations in the fitness industry, including the NSCA, NCSF and IDEA.
Completion of various continuing education courses, including correcting low back disorders, corrective exercise, speed and agility training, balance training, advanced core conditioning, understanding women's health issues, nutrition and weight control and designing functional programs to reduce knee and shoulder pain.
Certificate of completion: Shoulder Dysfunctions, 2014.
Certificate of completion: Kinesiology Taping, 2012.
Certificate of completion: Sports-Related Injuries in the Young Athlete, 2012.
Voted top 10 Personal Trainer in Southeast Michigan by Metro Parent: 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
Featured in the Detroit Free Press, February 2011 article: "Women get creative with fitness bargains."
Featured in May & July 2009 Oxygen magazine: Future of Fitness.
Competition results and pictures included in various issue of Natural Bodybuilding, Natural Muscle and Oxygen magazines.
Featured in The Detroit News, Jan. 2004 article: "Pick a gym that's right for you."
Featured in The Detroit News, Aug. 2003 article: "Fall back into biking."
Featured in The Detroit News, Nov. 2002 article: "Get the right trainer."
Involvement in competitive sports for more than 25 years, including gymnastics, track and field and extreme athletic competitions, such as the Women’s Tri-Fitness, which includes fitness skills (shuttle run, box jumps, bench press) and obstacle course.
May 2013 Earth, Wind & Tired, Dune 5K: 40:12 2nd place age group
December 2010 Paint a Miracle 5K, Michigan: 22:46 49 / 185 overall