Has a Bachelor of Human Kinetics from the University of Windsor. She is an ACE Certified Group Exercise Instructor, Yogafit Instructor and WaterART Master Trainer. She currently resides in Anacortes, Washington where she works at both Fidalgo Pool & Fitness Center and Anacortes Physical Therapy. She teaches water classes in shallow and deep, a land Yogilates class and subs other classes. She is a Certified Red Cross Lifeguard and Water Safety Instructor as well. Her role at Anacortes Physical Therapy is of Exercise Specialist ensuring patients are exercising safely and effectively.
She has facilitated Instructor Training in both the USA and Canada.
Julie has over 20 years of experience helping various populations achieve their health and wellness goals. Her passion now is guiding those with injuries or limitations to become pain-free and mobile.
“It is my desire to reach those people who think they cannot exercise and empower them to achieve their goals, whatever they may be (from playing with grandchildren, walking their favorite trail or running a 10km race pain-free!). I look forward to working with you all and spreading the joy and freedom of movement Water Fitness provides us in our lives!”