Helen Howard is a fitness pioneer who began her career at the explosion of the fitness boom in the early 80's. She is certified by AFAA as a Personal Trainer, Group Instructor, Aqua Instructor and Senior Fitness Instructor; PTA Global Advanced Personal Trainer; Schwinn and Madd Dogg Indoor Cycling instructor; ACE IFT Model for Active Aging Adults; Tabata Boot-Camp Instructor; Jillian Michaels SHRED Instructor and is Stott, BASI, Fletcher Mat and Physical-Mind certified in Pilates. Helen has shared her compelling passion for fitness and health by teaching one-on-one and in a group setting.
Helen was a competitive athlete for many years, competing in triathlons, marathons, and ultra distance races. Due to a back injury she retired from racing and became passionate in restoring the body through balanced protocols for exercise. Helen has owned and managed health clubs most of her adult life, gaining much of her expertise. Helen has seen firsthand many clients improve their health by incorporating exercise and sound dietary choices into their lives.
Prior to making her home in SaddleBrooke, Helen lived on Catalina Island for 45 years, and over the course of 25 years owned Catalina Fitness Co., Casino Gym, The Spa at Catalina and coached Avalon High Cross Country for 10 years. Most recently she accepted the position of Fitness Coordinator for DesertView Fitness Center.
Helen is married and has four grown children and grandchildren. She enjoys researching real food and its nutritional benefits. From personal experience, she believes that much of our health status is the result of our lifestyle habits. She is committed to keeping up with the latest, evolving information on wellness and longevity to share with her clients.