I thought I'd tell you a little bit about myself in case you were curious about how I came to be doing what I do :o)
As an adult ballet student and personal trainer, I wanted to design a range of dance fitness classes and personal training programmes that bridge the gap between dance and sports conditioning.
Having come to ballet as an adult, I am currently working my way through the British Ballet Organisation (BBO) grades, and hold the following fitness qualifications:
Level 2 Exercise, Movement and Dance Instructing:
Principles of Exercise, Health & Fitness
Instructing Gym-Based Exercise
Designing and Delivering Exercise, Movement & Dance Classes
Designing and Delivering Exercise to Music Classes
Level 3 Personal Training:
Anatomy & Physiology for Exercise and Health
Applying the Principles of Nutrition to Physical Exercise
Planning and Delivering Personal Training Programmes
Youth Exercise Specialist
Last but not least (and then I'll let you go!), I'll tell you a little bit about my academic background, and how I came to be interested in blogging. Before stating EPF, I studied for a PhD in Behavioural Pharmacology (the science of how different chemical signals affect the brain and influence our behaviour - specifically with regard to appetite, addiction and obesity), and have since worked as a Medical Writer, developing educational materials for the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries. This has left me with a passion for not only training my clients' bodies, but helping to educate individuals on how best to care for their own needs over the long term.
If there are ever any topics you'd like to see covered in my blog, or if you just want to say hello, please drop me a note at any time. I'm all ears! :o)