Jacqueline's favorite thing about Hardpressed is simply being able to train: something that she loves to do. She wants her clients to know how sincere she is in helping them improve in their fitness journey!
Jaq says, "I enjoy coaching everyone, but there is something special about training a client who is starting their fitness journey. It's so incredible to watch someone get stronger, build more endurance and really change their lifestyle."
Education and Experience
BFA in Graphic Design with a minor in Finance
Group Exercise Instructor since 2002, specializing in interval training, rowing, cycling and dance
Former AFL and NBA Cheerleader
Jaq Outside the Weightroom
When she's not busy coaching classes at Hardpressed, Jaq works as a creative director in the advertising industry, designing print collateral and commercials for large brands like McDonalds, Coca-Cola and Walgreens.
Jaq has an extensive background in the dancing industry. She is a classically trained ballerina and danced and toured with a professional Hip Hop company for seven years! She is also a former AFL and NBA cheerleader, which makes it easy for her to get clients pumped up for class, while keeping a smile on her face. This love for dance and the need to be strong was what made her fall into fitness.
Here are a few more fun facts about Jaq:
She owns two motorcycles
She is a cancer survivor
She once saw Slipknot, while hanging out with Wu-Tang Clan
She used to host an underground pop-up supper club