As Wellness Director, Jody oversees all group fitness classes and personal trainers at our YMCA. As a group exercise instructor, Jody has taught a wide variety of classes for over 12 years. Jody enjoys being able to lead and coach YMCA members of all ages; from elementary-aged swimmers, to teens and adults in high-intensity fitness classes, to active older adults in functional fitness classes. In the past she has led Body Pump, Aqua Stand Up (for kids, adults, and seniors), Vinyasa Flow Yoga, Silver Sneakers Classic, and Silver Sneakers Yoga classes. Jody has been a swim coach for our YMCA youth Stars Swim Club and swam competitively herself from age 5 to 18. She is certified to teach Rock Steady, a boxing-style workout program designed to help individuals fight Parkinson’s Disease. Jody is a former elementary teacher who graduated from Ball State University. Her passion is exercise, but also likes to garden, paint murals, and camp out with her two children.