Joan Hansen

Ferndale, WA 98248-9502

At the age of 63, after several careers in journalism, theatre, and the tourism industry, I realized that i was growing overweight, and losing muscle. My solution was to enroll in the nearest martial arts school. Four years later I had earned a black belt. Three more years, and I made second degree. I had transformed my physical condition, and moved on to Bellingham Technical College to become a personal trainer in training. Now, I help others like myself to achieve a new level of health and fitness as a personal trainer and group fitness instructor. And I have developed the "Still Kickin' " senior fitness program utilizing the movements of Asian martial arts to build strength, flexibility, range of motion and balance, for people from age 50 to 89. I am currently conducting six classes a week at three different locations in Bellingham WA.

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About Me

Degrees

  • AA
  • University of Florida- Gainesville, FL

Certifications / Trainings

NFPT - CPT
Expired
Expires: Jul 01, 2015
NFPT - Weight Training Specialist
Not Verified
Expires: Jan 01, 2100
NFPT - Sports Nutrition Specialist
Not Verified
Expires: Jan 01, 2100

CPR Certified

American Red Cross

AED Certified

American Red Cross

Additional Information

Rate

$30.00 / hr, Shared time: 1 hour, two people $40.00.

Payment Methods

Cash, Personal Checks

Years Experience

3-4

Awards & Accomplishments

  • Sports Nutrition Specialist certification 2008
  • Resistance Training Specialist certification 2008
  • Reiki, First Degree certification 2010
  • Black Belt Taekwondo 2005
  • Second Dan Taekwondo 2007
  • Orange Belt, Chinese Kenpo Karate 2012
  • Silver Sneakers yoga. classic & circuit certification 2014

Languages Spoken

English, Spanish

Gender

Female

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