"If we were to do all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves"
(Feel free to listen in the background,
You will hear a 6 minute interview aired on CBC in January 2007)
Rebecca specializes in motivational strategies for youth and adult fitness as well modifications for children with special needs. She has an explosive energy, a voice that folks relate to regardless of age or fitness level. Herman completed her BCRPA Fitness Instructor certificate as well as several courses in health and wellness.Her passion is motivational coaching with cross training.Her goal is to complete a degree in nutrition with Simon Fraser University via distance education, thus allowing her to continue training this program. In 2004-2006 Rebecca designed and worked on a project with youth fitness in Kamloops. Her program, "PHAT ENERGY" was accepted into the school district and is still under further consideration for upcoming fall. CBC caught wind of the program and requested an interview on Daybreak South in January. She has since relocated with husband and son to Hinton Alberta, and wishes to continue working at her passion in "FAMILY HEALTH and FITNESS."
IN THE NEWS!
Fitness program takes exercise outside
By Ryanne Radford
Monday May 21, 2007
"I have not seen kids move like this in years, this is fabulous" grade 4 teacher
"Can you stay forever?" grade 1 student
"I could only do 2 push ups when I started, now I can do 10! I'm joining the basketball team finally!" grade 7 student
IN SCHOOL FITNESS PROGRAM
This is joint project underway to work with parents, teachers and youths in raising physical activity within schools.
Thank You to the teachers, parents and staff of JOHN TOD ELEMENTARY in Kamloops for your dedication to supporting this 24 week pilot project.