Shay is a Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) and Sport Nutrition Specialist via the American Council on Exercise (ACE).
Shay has taught a variety of group fitness classes and provided customized fitness and nutrition programs as a fitness advocate and trainer for over 12 years. She has a deep passion to make healthy lifestyles achievable for each person and works to provide an inclusive and encouraging environment. Shay has several specialty certifications including Kettlebell training, suspension training, HIIT training, and she has specialized in Senior Fitness.
One of Shay's most rewarding experiences as a trainer was coaching a city wide, 20 week long couch potato to half marathon running group for the city of Columbia, Missouri. At the completion of the training and event, she was surprised with a nomination by her 26 participants for the Mayor's Fitness Award, and was presented with the award from the Mayor at the Mayor's Annual Council on Fitness Event.