She began her fitness career at the early age of 3 when she joined gymnastics and dance. She continued to play sports in school age years that include: track and field, soccer, basketball and baseball. She then competed in both dance and gymnastics with many accompishments along the way. With a soccer scholarship in hand she joined a dance company and became a back up dancer for a professional rap group. Cheryl continued her career in ahtletics by tap dancing in a movie all while still competing at state level in gymnastics. After she graduated from College earning a degree in Exercise Physiology she wanted more! She focused on power training with weights and cardio. From there she won Ms. Fitness 1995 and earned a pro card with five first place winnings, including 2 over all, in the 2012 Figure Competition. Her love for athleteics and encouragement from family and friends helped her open the elite gym of today!! Cheryl has many certifications in both group exercise and personal training that include: AFFA (Group Exercise and Personal Training), ACE (Personal Training), Biosignature (Dietary Practitioner), Step, Slide, Powder Blue Productions (Turbo Kick, PiYo! and Hip hop Hustle), Cycling, ACSM (Health Fitness Instructor), Zumba, USA gymnastics coach, ESA (Medical Exercise, Personal Training, Aqua Aerobics and Group Exercise) and teaches the BeachBody formats.
An avid fitness guru Cara has been working out since teenage years. She found her passion for fitness and began teaching Kickboxing and Boot Camp at Pump It Up! She is a leader of stellar health and fitness and continues to help others reach their goals.