Lucy VanOrden-Johnson

Lucy has been involved in the Dance & Fitness Industry for over 30 years in a professional capacity! She began as a student; then as a teacher, trainer and mentor.  Through the years Lucy has continued to expand her knowledge of fitness/well-being and dance. She is a life-long learner! Lucy is a Master Instructor at the Merritt Clubs in Maryland, Vacation Coaches Mexico, Guest Dance Instructor for Texas and Florida conventions.  Lucy is a Certified Personal Trainer & Group Exercise Instructor, certified through AFAA (Aerobics and Fitness Association of America) Lucy is a National presenter/examiner and Continuing Education provider for this International Organization as well and recently added Master Trainer for BOSU! She is a Choreographer for High School and College musicals, a Dance Coach for Professional Soccer Dance Team and a Trainer for High School sports teams.   Her Accomplishments include:  Mrs. Empire State 1987, First Place winner on the National Television show; Dance Fever -1983, a Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do, Director and Owner of the NY DANCE OLYMPICS AND THE DANCEARAMA for 15 years.  She believes that that when working with students & clients, you must “Educate to motivate as you can always gain knowledge from all generations”!

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Verified Cert/Training
IDEA Author/Presenter
IDEA Member

About Me


  • AS, MCC

Certifications / Trainings

ACE - Certified Group Fitness Instructor
AFAA - Group Exercise Certification
BOSU - BOSU Complete (8hr Instructor Training)
TRX - TRX Group Suspension Training Course
Barre Above - Barre Above - Instructor
Pending Verification
Beachbody - CIZE LIVE
Pending Verification
SilverSneakers - Muscular Strength & Range of Motion
Pending Verification
SilverSneakers - YogaStretch
Pending Verification
Pending Verification
Les Mills - BODYPUMP® Certified
Not Verified
Agency Unavailable
IM=X Pilates Studio - Basic: Pilates Floor 2-Day Certification
Agency Unavailable
SilverSneakers - Silver Sneakers Foundations
Agency Unavailable
SilverSneakers - Silver Sneakers Foundations
Agency Unavailable
SilverSneakers - Circuit
Agency Unavailable

CPR Certified

American Safety and Health Institute
Expires: Nov 12, 2018
American Safety and Health Institute (YMCA)
Expires: Nov 12, 2018

AED Certified

Additional Information


$0.00 / hr, rate is negotiable

Payment Methods

Cash, Personal Checks

Years Experience


Awards & Accomplishments

  • Mrs. Empire State 1987, TV's Dance Fever-Finalist, TV Host for Naturally Fit, Black belt in Tae Kwon Do,
  • Owner/Director of New York Dance Olympics and the Dancearama for 15 yrs.

Languages Spoken




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