Ash, Jessica (Harrisburg)
- 22 years of experience in the fitness industry
- 14 years of personal training experience
- Rochelle University
- Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute
I have always been passionate about health and fitness and I am excited to work in a field that I love. I believe that fitness is for everyone and I love to create tough, but fun workouts.
A personal trainer, group exercise instructors and group exercise specialist at Kannapolis Y for a little over a year. My experience includes working with athletes in sports performance settings, clinical settings working with cardiac rehabilitation patients as well as volunteering with special needs children and adults teaching art of dance and fitness.
BS in Kinesiology
I am originally from Philadelphia, PA and hold a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Health Science, studying personal training under the NASM curriculum. I played 3 sports collegiately, including basketball, baseball, and tennis.
Born in Mobile, Al and raised in Texas, relocated to NC in 1995. I have been in the Fitness Industry since 2013. I started out in my own private personal training studio in Concord. In 2014, I obtained my Group training certification and quickly began to teach group exercise class all over the city. I have been a PT in many large fitness chains such as Gold’s, and Heroic Fitness before coming to the YMCA. In February of 2016 I started teaching Group X in Kannapolis and within a months’ time started personal training. In May of 2016 I was promoted to Fitness Coordinator, where I served for one year. Fast forward April 2017, I was offered the position as Healthy Living Director of the Kannapolis YMCA, in which I now serve.
MBA in Organizational Management/Business
BA in Early Childhood