HIIT is a full-body workout. The class is a rigorous interval training sequence with high-intensity exercises. It builds cardiovascular fitness while improving muscular strength and endurance. People are challenged to push to their limits and walk out feeling strong.
Suggested Experience Needed:
0- 6 of experience months recommended
Born and raised in California’s Central Valley, Joanne has called the San Francisco Bay Area home for over 20 years. Joanne has been teaching Group Exercise and Dance Classes for over 10 years. After receiving her B.S. Degrees in Kinesiology (Human Movement Studies) & Business Management from San Francisco State University, she has continued her career as a Fitness Professional while also pursuing Personal Training, Group Exercise Instruction and Staff Management. It is the perfect blend of her degrees while also keeping her love of dance and fitness alive.
A lover of all movement, Joanne started dancing at a young age and even started choreographing her own routines at the age of nine. Joanne had a very active childhood and also participated in activities such as: swimming, karate, track and field, musicals, and her favorite, dance, where she learned a little bit of everything: jazz, hip hop, ballet, latin dance, hula, Tahitian, and modern dance to name a few.
She has danced in the San Francisco Carnaval Parade with Latin Dance Grooves and danced in the San Francisco Pride Parade with the World Carnavalescos. She has taught dance choreography classes for DanceVibes Styles and taught fitness classes for YouTube, PrimeTime Fitness, Glen Park Neighborhood, the City of Colma and Burlingame Recreation and more. She currently teaches for Club Genentech Fitness Center and Banyan Tree Women’s Collective (501c3 non-profit). Her current certifications include: ACE Group Fitness Instructor, ACE Personal Trainer, Zumba, U-Jam Fitness, Bolly-X, POP Pilates, PIIT28, and YogaFit Level 1,2,3, Mommy & Baby, Prenatal, while also teaching other classes such as dance choreography, barbell, kickboxing, cycling, yoga, barre, HIIT, Boot Camp, agility and more.
A mom of two girls, she wants her girls and everyone to know that they should feel confident in their bodies and to let go of any inhibitions when it comes to dancing or fitness.
“I fall. I get up. Meanwhile…I keep dancing.”