Fitness has always been a part of my life-volleyball, dance, weight training, and martial arts-so it was quite a blow when I was sidelined by debilitating pain from a ruptured disk in my spine. After a successful surgery, I pulled a muscle and was bedridden for three months. Over that time my body became extremely deconditioned. It wasn’t until I was able to go to physical therapy that I started to get some relief from the pain. But, for anyone who has gone through physical therapy, we often don’t have enough sessions. Now what? I was an extreme situation, but for anyone who has joint pain or injury, inactivity is not an option.
This is why I decided to become a personal trainer—to help people lose weight, get strong, and live a balanced life. I am an ACE Certified Personal Trainer, ACE Certified Health Coach, Orthopedic Exercise Specialist, Silver Sneakers Instructor, and graduate of the Body Design University Personal Trainer course.
Whether you’re relatively healthy and just want to lose weight and get fit, or if you have prior injuries or conditions, let me help you to get moving!
Areas of Expertise
- Core and Balance
- Strength Training
- Weight Loss
- Flexibility and Mobility
- Muscular Definition
- Injury Prevention
- Corrective Exercise
NCCA Accredited Certifications
ACE Certified Orthopedic Exercise Specialist, CPR/AED/First Aid
Who I Especially Like Working With
Disabled, Men, Peri/Post-menopausal, Post-rehab, Seniors, Women
Medical Conditions Experience
Anxiety, Arthritis, Back Pain/Issues, Bone/Joint Injury, Diabetes, Hip Pain/Issues, Hypertension, Joint Pain, Knee Pain/Issues, Lower Body Pain/Issues, Multiple Sclerosis, Obesity, Sciatica, Scoliosis, Stroke
Training Areas Served
Sharon has helped me to understand and develop realistic goals that could be accomplished without the fear and angst of not achieving them. She developed an engaging partnership with me that stimulated my thought pattern in understanding the importance of incorporating different “Core Programs” to obtain my goals. Her exceptional communication skills, ensure that you don’t get lost and confused with her suggestions, guidance, and directions. She’s and an exceptional “Motivator” and I’ve learned and championed exercises that I never thought I would be able to accomplish! Sharon has inspired me and made exercising such a positive road map for my lifestyle. As a result, there have been wonderful things happening with my body.
I am a 69-year old man who had a stroke several years ago that left me with weakness on the left side of my body. I was looking to strengthen my left side and regain my balance which was very bad and climbing stairs was a challenge for me. Sharon analyzed my situation and recommended a fitness program for me that was excellent. The program of strength training and the wellness program for healthy eating has done wonders for me over a short period of time. Sharon has a natural ability to inspire her clients with words of encouragement and professionalism. She’s an excellent trainer and I would drive for hours to continue to work with her. She has a God-given talent and I would highly recommend her services.
Sharon is a consummate professional when it comes to designing effective fitness and health plans and in executing them to ensure maximum results safely! She is an excellent listener, very patient, and her exacting expectations push me to continue towards reaching my goals. You feel like she’s in your corner, while she’s helping you improve your mental and physical well-being and she views my accomplishments as a reflection of herself!