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Meet Karen Santini

Say hi to Karen Santini, Fitness & Wellness Manager at The Atlantic Club. Read about Karen’s inspiring journey to medical fitness and check out her great advice for those just coming into the medical fitness industry!

We caught up with Karen recently and here’s what she had to say!

Active Wellness and NorthBay Health Join to Reopen Wellness Center

MFA Industry Partner, Active Wellness, is opening their latest Active Wellness Center in Vacaville, CA this summer.

Check out their press release – especially the part that they are hiring! Links for their job opportunities included!

Meet John Briley

Say hi to John Briley, Supervisor of Exercise Programs at ECU. Read about how John and his team help out a local food bank and check out his great advice for those just coming into the medical fitness industry!

We caught up with John recently and here’s what he had to say!

Meet Garren Harter

Say hi to Garren Harter, General Manager at the Hancock Wellness Center-Greenfield. Enjoy his inspiring story…but don’t miss the incredible video of Garren working out with his (very) young son!!

We caught up with Garren recently and here’s what he had to say!

Meet Maya Arrington

Say hi to Maya Arrington, the Co-Founder of the first MFA Student Chapter! Read more about this amazing student and her dreams for quality healthcare that reduces health disparities and inequalities!

We caught up with Maya recently and here’s what she had to say!

Meet Karen Salazar

Say hi to Karen Salazar, the Founder of the first MFA Student Chapter! Read more about this amazing student as she heads out into the world!

We caught up with Karen recently and here’s what she had to say!

Meet Tom Johnston

Say hi to Tom Johnston, the Founder of the Talent Optimizer Group based in Denver, CO. Check out Tom’s efforts to help people do the work they love to do every day and increase world happiness!

We caught up with Tom recently and here’s what he had to say!

Meet Connor McNeil

Say hi to Connor McNeil, the Assistant Director at the Riverside Wellness and Fitness Centers in Newport News and Gloucester, VA. Check out Connor’s great advice to those coming into the medical fitness industry!

We caught up with Connor recently and here’s what he had to say!

Project 435

Project 435 – Uniting the Fitness Industry to share ONE Message with One Voice!

Project 435 is a National Health and Fitness Alliance Effort to secure strong representation in every congressional district throughout the United States.

Project 435 goal and #1 priority is collective and committed effort with all stakeholders in the Industry that will form a Team of Fitness professionals that is active in spreading the message to all 435 Members of The House of Representatives through a grassroots effort focusing on the key premise.

The Project 435 and National Health and Fitness Leadership Group will provide each member of the Project 435 team a monthly professionally prepared communication that can be easily personalized by each Fitness Advocate that will be forwarded to their local Congressional District.

Click here for the Project 435 1-pager.

Click here for the Project 435 information guide.

Click here to join today!

Events

CREP/USReps Webinar: Unlocking Health through Movement: How Registered Exercise Professionals Should Prepare for Healthcare Referrals

Join us for a thought-provoking webinar that explores the efforts to transform the healthcare and fitness industry through movement. Our esteemed panelists will provide a comprehensive overview of the initiative’s progress, ongoing efforts, and future developments. Discover how employers and registered exercise professionals can actively contribute to this movement and gain practical insights into how to best prepare for this paradigm shift in healthcare. Be part of this critical conversation and part of a powerful movement towards becoming a part of a healthier, more active society.

Learning Objectives:

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of the background, goals, and key components of the “It’s Time to Move” initiative by the PAA.
  • Engage with the major stakeholders of the “It’s Time to Move” initiative and gain a broad perspective of their incentives to collaborate.
  • Understand the role of health fitness employers and registered exercise professionals and how they must prepare to receive exercise referrals from healthcare professionals.

Panel Members:

Graham Melstrand: CREP Past President and Executive Vice President Community Health and Wellness · American Council on Exercise (ACE)

Elizabeth A. Joy, MD, MPH, FACSM, FAMSSM: Chief Medical Officer · Lore Health

Laurie Whitsel, Ph.D., FAHA: National VP of Policy Research and Translation at American Heart Association

Laura J. Newsome, Ph.D., ACSM-CEP, EIM: Professor and Program Director of Allied Health Sciences / President – Clinical Exercise Physiology Association (CEPA) · Radford University

Jeff JeranSr. Director · Power Wellness and Medical Fitness Association Board Chair