DECEMBER – PEARL OF THE MONTH – JESSICA BASS

Jessica Laine is an accomplished certified personal trainer that is known for shaping lives everywhere.  With aspirations to compete in the Olympics, she has placed graduate school, along with her career aspirations on hold to focus on her craft and change the lives of millions through fitness.  Jessica first entered the fitness industry when she was a student at Spelman College.

During her tenure as a student, many of her peers struggled with obesity. Jessica took an immediate interest in health literacy, and began using her talents to help her peers.  She became the Student Ambassador for the Wellness Revolution and incorporated fitness boot camps and group sessions along with her personal training to make an impact.  Once she began to realize how many lives she touched, her passion only grew.

Currently, Jessica is a certified nutrition, strength, and conditioning specialist along with having a Masters certification with AAAI/ISMA, NASM, and AAFA Aerobics And Fitness Association of America.  She started off as a Fitness Director for LA Fitness, then transitioned her talents to become the sole proprietor of her own personal training company, Fight For Your Life, LLC.

By uniting experience, skill, and understanding preparation, nutrition, and mental and spiritual health, Jessica has created a fitness empire, integrating the approach of fitness suitable for everyone.

Today, Jessica’s business includes private training, small group training, and teaching expert level fitness classes all around the South East. She has implemented various health initiatives within the community in local schools and organizations, and is currently implementing an obesity intervention program with D.C. Public School System.

Jessica worked with Michelle Obama’s, Partnership For America: Building a Healthier Future, and implemented a health program through Radio One to improve health and wellness across inner cities and urban communities.  She has taught with Nike Training Club, NFL Athletes, Atlanta Hawks Fitness Events, participated in the Women’s Health and Fitness Expo of Atlanta, and the Women’s Health and Fitness Expo of Washington D.C.

Her personal training clients include singers, actresses, television journalists and notables, including Grace Raymond (Usher Raymond’s Wife), Phaedra Parks, Bonecrusher, Jocelyn Hernandez, Da Brat, Alison Seymore, Erin Como, and Micheline Bowman. She has trained co-hosts of the television shows, Good Morning DC, CBS Atlanta, Atlanta and Company,  Fox 5 Atlanta, and WXIA TV/ 11 Alive.  Jessica has also trained a wide array of pageant queens in preparation for their competitions. Her focus is on the totality of wellness; mind, body, and spirit.  Through fitness she strives to promote that it is not about just having the perfect body.  It is about living a healthy lifestyle, being strong not only physically but mentally as well, and through fitness, teaching the importance of a balanced life and discovering who you really are.

For more info on Jessica Laine Bass visit fightforyourlife.org

 

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