Irene Lewis-McCormick

Ames, IA 50010

Irene Lewis-McCormick, MS, C.S.C.S. is an international fitness educator, twice published author (Human Kinetics) and 30-year fitness industry veteran. Irene is faculty at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa and SCW Fitness. She is the Education Director for Octane Fitness, an Orangetheory Fitness coach and a RYKA Fitness Ambassador. Irene contributes to several fitness and consumer publications, is a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for ACE and NASM, an IDEA Fitness Expert, and contributing author to the newest release of the AFAA Group Fitness Instructor Manual. Irene holds positions on the advisory board for Diabetic Living magazine and the Egg Nutrition Council. Irene has starred in dozens of DVD's, has written 13 fitness instructional manuals (pre-natal, water fitness, small group training, kids fitness, HIIT program design, strength training, group exercise, etc.) and is a master trainer for TRX, Savvier Fitness, Power Systems, SCW Fitness Education, JumpSport and KnotOut. Her primary certifications include NSCA, ACE, ACSM, AEA, AFAA and YogaFit.

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Verified Cert/Training
IDEA Author/Presenter
MindBody Professional
IDEA Member

About Me


  • BA, Human Development, Cal State Univ. Northridge
  • Master's Degree, Exercise & Sport Sciencer, Iowa State University
  • AA, Athletic Training, Moorpark College

Certifications / Trainings

ACE - Certified Personal Trainer
BOSU - BOSU Complete (8hr Instructor Training)
TRX - TRX Group Suspension Training Course
TRX - TRX Suspension Training Course
YogaFit Training Systems Worldwide, Inc. - Level One: Foundations
YogaFit Training Systems Worldwide, Inc. - Level Two: Communication
AEA - AEA Fitness Professional Certification
Pending Verification
RAB - Resist-A-Ball Instructor
Pending Verification
AFAA - Group Exercise Certification
AFAA - Step Certification
AFAA - Weight Room
ACE - Certified Group Fitness Instructor
Not Verified
NSCA - Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
Not Verified

CPR Certified

American Red Cross
Expires: Apr 19, 2018

AED Certified

American Red Cross
Expires: Apr 19, 2018

Irene's Locations

Orangetheory Fitness

724 24th Street
Ames, IA 50010

Additional Information


$150.00 / hr, Small group training is available and preferred

Payment Methods

Cash, Credit Cards

Years Experience


Awards & Accomplishments

  • SCW Fitness 2016 Atlanta Mania Presenter of the Year
  • 2015 & 2017 Top 3 IDEA Health & Fitness Instructor of the Year

Languages Spoken




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