Westside: Malibu, Santa Monica
Jackie holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and a Bachelor of Arts in French from San Jose State University. She used to work for Intel Corporation as a chemical engineer in the Bay Area before moving to Los Angeles in 1992.
After settling in the area, Jackie decided to follow her heart and changed her career to health and fitness. She holds a Certification from ACE (American Council on Exercise), Qi Ignition, Dance It Out, as well as many workshops in Pilates, Posture Analysis, Nutrition and other related subjects.
Jackie has been a group fitness instructor teaching Cardio Sculpt, Pilates Core Fusion, Low Back Strength and Stretch and Latin Cardio Dance (Salsa Aerobics) at Spectrum Club for over ten years, and Salsa Aerobics at Santa Monica College Continuing Education. Presently she offers her own Salsa Aerobics and Low Back Strength and Stretch classes in addition to having a Low Back Strength and Stretch class in Santa Monica College.
Jackie started as a personal trainer working with children and adults (young and mature) specializing in strength, flexibility, Injury/post-surgery rehabilitation and balance. Many of her students and clients report significant improvement in their strength, stamina, flexibility and balance. Some have replaced their physical therapy sessions with Jackie’s Strength and Stretch classes or training with her.
She brings professionalism with care, motivation, reliability coupled with extensive education and nutritional guidance skills to motivate, energize and empower her clients.