Jenna has a passion for life, the outdoors, education and people. She is owner of Awaken Studios and Retreats. Her certifications include Stott Pilates Instructor Trainer in Mat, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair and Barrels; along with being an Instructor Trainer for Total Barre, Zenga Mindful Movement, and CORE Athletic Conditioning and Performance Training. Additional credentials include being 500 hour Yoga Teacher Trained, AntiGravity Fitness Certified Instructor, AFAA Certified, Bachelor of Fine Arts in dance from the University of Utah, Masters in Education from the University of Utah, Secondary teaching license, Les Mills group exercise instructor, and a certified Personal Trainer from National Association of Sports Medicine.
Along with teaching fitness, Jenna has also taught snowboarding, skiing, recreational therapy, and dance. She has taught dance, drama, and Pilates in New Zealand and was a Rafting and Hiking guide in Alaska. Jenna has competed and placed in IRONMAN triathlons, snowboarding and dance competitions. She loves seeing how her students’ lives improve as they work towards fitness goals, injury rehabilitation or an improved quality of life. Her clients range from: professional athletes, grandparents, firefighters, endurance athletes, professional strongmen, stay at home moms, children and everyone in between. Jenna’s life work however is her 3 children, whom help remind her through their examples how to live life in the present with an awe for the amazing world.