Qualifications: Master member of the National Dance Exercise Association since it was founded in 1986. Certified by the Association for Fitness Professionals. Has a B.A. degree in Music Education. Has created programs, trained instructors, and taught classes in Active Older Adult Fitness, Dance Aerobics, High and Low Impact Aerobics, Post Pregnancy Exercise, and Step Aerobics.
Personal History: I reside with my husband outside of Minneapolis, Minnesota, where I choreograph dances and design dance exercise programs for centers across the upper Midwest. From the age of three, I have been on a stage, dancing, demonstrating or instructing others in the art of movement and fitness. Over the years, I have led programs for the YMCA, University of Wisconsin, Minnesota Exercise Leaders of Seniors, and the Young Presidents Organization.